The Ideal Closet Blog

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Beach Vacation Packing List

Vacation time is upon us, and with the escalating temperatures outside, everyone will be seeking solace on pristine, white sandy beaches surrounded by refreshing, crystal clear waters. While we spend months day dreaming of such a trip, packing for your vacation doesn’t usually spark as much excitement as the trip itself, so I’ve created “The List”. “The List” is a new series I will be sharing on this blog, and it will be a collection of various “lists” focused around style, fashion, and home organization. This month’s edition is a collection of some of my favorite things to add to any beach vacation packing “list”.

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Style Selections- 2019 JUNE BEACH VACAY

Summer vacation season is finally here! Time to celebrate this season of fun in the sun with a little R&R. Why not go to the beach?! Where time doesn’t matter and counting calories becomes a thing of the past. Done are the cold, dreary months of winter weather. Now, warm temperatures and the sun will become your new best friends. This upcoming Memorial Day weekend, we celebrate the brave men and women who served our country with our family and friends. Some of us will also spend the weekend traveling because this holiday also marks the beginning of the 2019 summer beach vacation season, so why not celebrate the start of the new season with a little retail therapy. Your suitcase will thank you for it!

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Spring is around the corner, but the month of March can be a difficult time to know what to wear with the morning temps starting at around freezing and the daytime temperatures soaring into the 70’s. So how do you transition your wardrobe during this difficult time between seasons, but still look effortlessly chic? Follow my favorite tips on how to transition your winter and spring wardrobes and make getting dressed every morning a little bit easier.

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With Fall temperatures setting in and winter just around the corner, are you wondering how to pull off your crop pants as the cold weather sets in?

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September 2018- Style Selections

Today marked the first day of Fall, and I am so excited for the upcoming season of cool temperatures! I don’t know if it is the cooler weather, the pumpkin spiced food, the changing color of the leaves, or the fabulous clothes, but Fall is, without a doubt, my all-time favorite season. So, in the spirit of the season, I’ve chosen some of my favorite autumn-hued clothing and accessories for this month’s Style Selections. I hope you enjoy my picks for the month!

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It’s that time of the year when the weather is perfect, but you struggle to find the perfect outfit to wear. Check out these fashion tips to get you through that awkward seasonal transition period and discover what to wear.

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June 2018- Style Selections- Summer Sale Edition

As I am writing this post, Summer hasn't even officially begun, yet..

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Spring 2018 Fashion Report

Those of you who know me, know that I am not a purveyor of trends.  I believe that wardrobes should be classically chic with a subtle nod to current trends every now and then in order to stay modern.  That being said, I do believe that understanding trends and learning how to incorporate them into your wardrobe are indeed very important.  Therefore, after spending countless hours viewing a plethora of runway shows, I have chosen to feature for you the top trends of the season in my Spring trend forecast. Spend a few minutes checking out what designers have picked for you this season!

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