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Classic, Comfortable Heels by Sarah Flint // Work Diaries

One of the most frequent questions I get from readers and friends is where to find classic heels that are comfortable for work. I have my favorite brands that I have personally tried and loved but the brand I recommend most often is Sarah Flint. Sarah Flint heels are timeless and have that classic look that everyone searches for but is so hard to find. Most of the heels I find are either too uncomfortable, too expensive, or don’t have quite the right shape.

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My 15 Most Worn Items Lately

While I get immense joy from putting together new outfits, my ever-changing pregnancy body has a mind of its own. Below, you will find my most worn items that

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Last Minute Holiday Shopping with DICK’S Sporting Goods

Outfit details // Leggings: DSG / Sports Bra: DSG / Top: DSG / Jacket: DSG / Sneakers: Adidas / Coat: Abercrombie No holiday experience is complete without last minute holiday shopping. It’s the most wonderful time of the year but also somehow seems to be the busiest once Thanksgiving hits. With work deadlines, evening festivities and […]

Pregnancy maternity style tips using your own wardrobe from Philadelphia NYC fashion blogger Tanya Kertsman
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Winter Work Style Diary

I have another little surprise I have been excited to roll out over the past few months. Welcome to the first style diary – Winter + Work. The style

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An Army Green Slip Dress

The army green slip dress. Its lightweight material hugs every curve and bump. And yet, it’s difficult to move through a clothing rack and not stop to

Where I Shop For Toddler Boy Clothes

Where I Shop For Toddler Boy Clothes

One of the most common questions I get on my Instagram is where I shop for toddler boy clothes. Before I had Dylan, I never thought dressing a boy would be this much fun. I’m happy to report that it’s been so satisfying putting his outfits together. He doesn’t have strong opinions yet on what […]

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Coats on rotation for Fall

Top 5 Fall Coats on Rotation

These are the Fall coats I have on rotation and will be wearing through the Winter. I usually go back and forth between my camel and grey coats for everyday

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Black Dresses For Any Event

I obviously have an obsession with little (or long) black dresses, given the name of this blog. A black dress is classic and always chic. Nothing makes me


The Simplest September Outfit

This has to be the simplest September outfit-jeans and a t-shirt. I usually wear a variation of this look in the summer, sometimes swapping out the nude strappy heels for slides.

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Bermuda packing list

What I Packed for Bermuda

We just got back from our family trip to Bermuda and I’m proud to say that I packed light on this trip. Lighter than I have ever packed for a week. Here is everything I packed for our trip.


STYLE NOTES // The Slip Skirt and Dress (with Video)

As many of you know, my obsession with the slip skirt and slip dress runs deep. I wanted to show a variety of outfits using the slip skirt and dress as a base. The full IGTV is below so check it out and let me know what you think.

How I'm Wearing Textured Knits This Spring

How I’m Wearing Textured Knits This Spring

I’ve also recently been wearing textured knits, which make great transitional pieces in the Spring since they’re thick enough for cold mornings and still breezy for sunny afternoons. This monochromatic outfit is one of my favorite looks I’ve ever worn, which could be due in part

Chic work outfit style rut spring summer

A Chic Work Outfit When You’re in a Style Rut

Does anyone else have a list of outfits they keep that’s available in case you need some outfit inspiration? Whenever I think of something new, I add it to my list so my future self can thank me. This is a chic work outfit from my style inspiration list that has become my new favorite.

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Flattering Reformation Pieces + Extended Sizing

It’s no secret that I love the sustainable clothing brand, Reformation, and consider it one of my favorite retailers for flattering dresses, jeans and the occasional jumpsuit. In the past, i’ve posted some of my favorite dresses and received feedback that you appreciated the curated selection. So here is round two! Reformation dresses have that […]

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An Easy Outfit for Spring Using Winter Pieces

Warm weather is slowly but surely coming our way and although it’s too early to start putting away sweaters, I thought it would be helpful to post an easy outfit for Spring using Winter pieces. I’ve been wearing these jeans

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Best Petite Denim Jeans for Under $100

As someone who is petite, I have spent hours searching for jeans that fit my frame. After years of perfecting my shopping technique, I’ve discovered a few tips that help me find the best petite denim jeans.

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5 Things That Make You Lose Focus at Work

Everyday, you walk into your office ready to be your most productive self. Except, you also have your email open in one browser and your phone to the right of you with one notification popping up after another. These things are all fine and innocent individually but altogether, they make you lose focus at work.