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Diverse & Fresh Fashion Presented During NYFW

At Acquired Taste In Fashion, we love to celebrate innovative, diverse and fresh fashion.  Fashion inspires us and helps us to develop our personal style.  Elucid Magazine’s Fashion Hub Fashion & Beauty Expo provided an amazing showcase during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) at the New York Fire Museum.  The fashion show presented bold, colorful …

7 Ways To Change Up Your Business Suits

Suits remain a classic staple in professional wardrobes.  Wearing a suit is one of the easiest ways to let others know that you are an expert or a person in a position of authority.  Suits are versatile and easy clothing options that are timeless and can be worn in a variety of situations. On the …

10 Ways To Wear Faux Fur

Karl Lagerfield once said, “You cannot fake chic but you can be chic and fake fur.”  Faux fur is a fun, chic, sustainable and animal friendly way to stay warm and add your personal style to your wardrobe. 1. Faux Fur Coat The most popular way to wear faux fur may be the fur coat.  …

8 Dry Skin Strategies

Lotions, oils, shea butter and a beauty scrub for dry skin

It’s been below freezing for weeks, and the bombogenesis and bomb cyclones have brought ridiculously cold weather and wind.  This weather wreaks havoc on my skin which is dry even on warm, sunny days.  Add in allergy related eczema and sensitive skin, and the wrong skincare could easily be a recipe for disaster.  In light …

6 Reasons To Use African Black Soap In Your Skincare Routine

African Black Soap surrounded by beauty products

One of the best beauty tips I received in 2017 was to use African Black Soap.  My brothers gave me some at Thanksgiving and talked about its benefits.  It’s not everyday I get beauty tips from my brothers! I heard about African Black Soap years ago.  There were numerous reports on the soap and how …

5 Self-Care Goals For 2018

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I experienced a lot of success in 2017.  I successfully completed a challenging work assignment, and received a promotion.  My natural hair routine fell into place.  My plantar fasciitis healed.  Most importantly, I found peace of mind in the midst of hardship. On the other hand, I experienced a lot of stress.  Many of the …

6 Reasons To Love The Zoe Report Box of Style

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The Zoe Report Box of Style is my favorite subscription box!  Celebrity Fashion Designer and Stylist Rachel Zoe curates the Box.  The Box includes beauty products, accessories, wardrobe solutions, jewelry, home accessories and cosmetics valued at over $400.  Rachel Zoe provides standout accessories and solutions that are relevant to the season. I learned about my …

The AccessoReese Closet Jewelry Finds

Antique Silver Layered Statement Necklace with Earrings from The AccessoReese Closet

The AccessoReese Closet (aka the ARC) in Chicago offers fun and sassy jewelry and clothing!  Their motto is “No Plain Jane’s Allowed.”  AccessoReese’s inventory is anything but plain. I visited the ARC’s booth at this year’s Dream BIG CurvyGirl Conference.  The booth displayed bold jewelry and scarves in a variety of styles.  The display included …

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