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100 Songs of Summer

We had our first taste (or rather, feel) of spring here in Chicago this weekend and I couldn’t be happier about it! I wore a skirt without tights on Saturday night and didn’t feel cold so I know we’re headed…

My Favorite Podcasts

After I launched my podcast a few weeks ago, I got so many questions about my favorite podcasts that I listen to. My favorites run the gamut with topics… I like to switch it up depending on what I’m in…

EOY Editor’s Note

What. A. Year. I know it’s not quite over yet (only 19 more days!), but I’ve been reflecting a lot as the year (and my Remote Year program) winds down. I feel like I’ve been saying this for the past…

Seven Years + Reader Survey

Holy shit, you guys. Pardon my French, but this past weekend marked seven years of Bows & Sequins. SEVEN YEARS. I started this blog seven years ago, on a Thursday night in 2010 in my college apartment in Champaign, and…

In The Nude

Hey now, get your mind out of the gutter! I had a request for a post featuring nude shoes and I’ve actually been searching for the perfect pair myself. Here are my totally nude picks… (I crack myself up!) 1….

Chambray All Day

Reader Request! On Facebook, Erica O. mentioned she was in the market for a new chambray shirt. I’ve rounded up some denim darlings from every price range! Levi’s $20 // Forever 21 $23 // Old Navy $30 // Gap $45 // Madewell $68…