Five Top Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping For a Wedding Dress

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Now that you have decided to tie the knot, there will be a lot many things that you would want to plan out that so that your wedding is just picture-perfect. Among the innumerable issues, you would be battling with is, of course, the all-important wedding dress that will have the guests swooning in awe. It is very easy to fall prey to some common mistakes that could trip you up. Here’s what you should watch out for when buying a wedding gown. Continue Reading

OBA Designs by NJE – S/S 2016

The spring is always a time for refreshing your wardrobe. What better way to add a little freshness to your wardrobe than to add some unique and creative pieces that not many people will also have. Look no further, because we have just the brand for you – OBA Designs by NJE!

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Inspired by global trends and especially African fashion, OBA Designs by NJE uses African textiles, known as ankara, in trendy clothing designs and home accessories. Oba Designs caters to all women’s shapes and sizes. It embraces the boldness, confidence and vibrancy in each woman.

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Rocky Mountain Style – DENV3R.CO, Colorado Inspired Apparel

 

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Quick fact about me… I am originally from Colorado Springs, Colorado. I am also currently in the process of moving across the country from New Jersey to California, with a pit stop where? You guessed it Colorado. I never used to like to represent Colorado that much because all people would seem to think of was skiing and hiking and since I do neither I always felt like I shouldn’t represent what I don’t feel like I belong to.
Other than the recent legalization of weed, my home state had also always been known for the beauty in the natural surroundings, fresh (but thin) air, Vail/Aspen/Breckenridge and the most majestic mountains of all Pikes Peak. When visiting here you could find your typical souvenir apparel that represented Colorado as a nice place to visit, but most recently a new fashion apparel line is seeking to make a statement that Colorado is also a cool place to be from! It’s also cool that two things that are inherent in me (being from Colorado and loving fashion), are now tied together in one smart brand – DENV3R.CO Continue Reading

DOVF Interview: A Creative Chat with Jewelry Designer Aisa Marie Corrales

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Back in June of last year, I had attended The Set NYC – Fashion Night Out! event for the first time and really enjoyed capturing the “style from the aisles” as noted in this blog post. This past September I had the pleasure of attending again. This was one of the events that I was looking forward to the most, as it encompassed fashion, food, drinks and shopping. The Set NYC charity and fashion event also tends to showcase up and coming designers as well as other fashion creatives. This time I focused more on getting to know the designers that were showcasing there work on the outskirts of the runway. The first highlighted designer that caught my eye had models standing on a platform showcasing very exquisite and unique jewelry pieces, which truly looked like works of art!
As I approached the models to get a better look and to take a few pictures, I noticed that the designer seemed to be standing close by. I introduced myself and told her how amazing her collection of work was, as we chatted she seemed so humble and excited to be showing off her work. I had to stay in contact with her as I knew she would be up to great things and I wanted a front row seat to her journey. As usual with all my interviews, I thought it would be great to share with you the person behind this amazing work. Read on and get to know how broken jewelry made her who she is today, why Taylor Swift is her style crush and where in the world you will be able to shop Aisa Marie Corrales Designs soon!

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Eco-chic Earrings by Enamour

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I always love to hear about all the great things happening with brands that I have a connection to through this blog. During my most recent scroll through Instagram I came across the cutest yet stylish stud fabric stud earrings. They happened to be designed by my friend June Cruz of ENAMOUR. I was so excited I had to share the news on here as well! Continue Reading

Holiday Gift List

Hi everyone and happy holidays! I can’t believe that it’s already that time of year again when Starbucks has their holiday drinks (and dare I mention cups?) out, snow is starting to fall, and Christmas is coming right around the corner. So if you are anything like me you are all about the giving this season (even though receiving isn’t half bad either) and are trying to figure out the perfect gift for that special someone as well as your friends and family! Having trouble? No fear! Because I’ve been doing some research and have compiled a holiday “gift list” of 10 unique items suitable for guys and gals! Let’s get to it shall we?
  1. Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Kit
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    • With cold weather lurking around the corner and winter activities such as ice skating, snowman building, and snowball fights ensuing, you’re going to want to keep your hands from getting chapped and dry right? That’s why the Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Kit is a perfect gift for the holiday season! And as the Burt’s website states: “With Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream to nourish, Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme and Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream to moisturize, this kit has everything you need for naturally beautiful hands.” Now I think that’s a gift anyone would love!

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Why Thrifting is Fashionable

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“I’m gonna pop some tags, only got twenty dollars in my pocket…” may sound familiar to you I’m sure. That line is from Macklemore’s famous song titled Thrift Shop. When this song became as big as it did it not only made Macklemore popular, but it also introduced thrifting to many people who were probably unaware of it before.
First off I would like to define “thrifting”. Thrifting is the term used for shopping in Thrift Stores. These are stores that sell secondhand clothing and other goods typically used to raise funds for a charitable institution. So when you get to the point, it’s shopping for used clothing that other people no longer can fit or want at an affordable price.

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Shopping: Back to School Tips

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It’s that time again were all of us parents prepare our children for back to school. Are you in overload with working, taking care of the house, and now adding back to school shopping to the list of things to do? Well here are a couple of tips that should help let go of some of those stressors.
1. Online Shopping: Online shopping is a great way to avoid those lines. Stores like Crazy 8, Old Navy, and Gymboree are always having sales for back to school clothes. Crazy 8 currently has a buy one shirt get the next shirt for 8 cents…8 CENTS!!! You can’t beat sales like this when you are on a budget. Another, great thing about online shopping not leaving your house. You can shop from the comfort of your smart phone.

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The Freshman Fifteen… 15 Cool Items To Bring To College.

I remember my freshman year of college like it was yesterday. There were some amazing things about being away from home for the first time in my life, and there were some not so great things as well. One of the not so great things was gaining the “fashion fifteen” (along with another 15), Lol! I did however enjoy the fab things that I could buy to decorate my dorm and cute yet comfy outfits I wore.
Are you a freshman in college this semester? Wouldn’t it be great to only gain style not pounds this semester? With these essential, yet fashionable school items you will be fashionably in shape for your freshman year of college.
The (Fashionable) Freshman 15

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Shop DOVF – 20% OFF & FREE SHIPPING!!

 We have updated our store promotions and you will love it!
You can shop anytime, day or night and you will always receive 20% off your total purchase and it will ship for FREE!!
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EVERY item in our store is on sale and will be shipped to you free of charge. Purchase a gift or something for yourself! 
So go now and tell your friends, family & co-workers. Happy Shopping!!