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Sometimes, a mom has to exit stage left. Organizing lives, keeping house, wiping butts and noses and producing science fair volcanoes with precision and a smile sucks the hours from one's day. As a card carrying member of the supremely stressed syndicate, I grow resentful that...

                    Amy Tara Koch with Darlene Hill Perfectly layered bangles The Holidays are all about drama, yes. But does that mean women need to run out and invest in a new wardrobe? Good Day Chicago’s style expert Amy...

Magazines lead women to believe that they need an entirely new wardrobe for the holidays. The truth? You don’t need to spend the big bucks to dazzle. Stepping up your look is all about layering and accessorizing. Injecting “wow factor: into basics is the difference...

Somehow quilted leather makes everything look expensive, polished and chic. Chanel may have popularized this treatment, but you don’t need to spend the big bucks to tap into the look. Brands from Aldo to Brooks Brothers offer a coterie of quilted options. Keely Quilted Leather Flats,...

Jeans, they are a mom’s uniform. We dress them up. We dress them down. We wear them to work. They are de rigeur errand running garb. But, while much of the designer denim is stylish, it is actually not designed to flatter women with lumps, bumps and...

My Story from SheKnows.com Black is a staple. But printed patterns are a fun foil that electrify a basic look. This fall, the runways were filled with explosive prints, many carrying over from the summer season. But, to many women, figuring out how to wear a...

There is no greater fashion high than that moment when you triumph over the system by snagging a piece at a fraction of retail cost. I love to hunt and gather which, in my profession, means to examine trends closely and uncover that look for...

Desperate? Kim Kardashian's hyper revealing new mom ensembles.  Kim’s attempt to channel Jennifer Lopez’s daring Grammy look in 2000 is an epic fashion fail. Moms can be sexy, sure. But, an overly revealing gown on a brand new mom is unflattering and depressing. Her boob baring...