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Happy 10th Anniversary... and goodbye.

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Ten years ago I created, Fashion Me Fabulous, wrote up a handful of posts, picked a layout and send it all to my friend, Jael. “I’ve started a fashion blog. What do you think?” She gave me a few tips, wrote a couple “guest posts” and before long became my blogging partner. Together, we built a blog and community I could have never built alone. From the end of 2007 to the end of 2014, Fashion Me Fabulous ran regular content about fun, affordable fashion. Jael and I covered fashion week, reviewed fashion books, wrote about fashion history and did more shopping than seems humanly possible to search out the best clothes and accessories. We explored our personal styles, scoured Etsy for unique creations. I watched every single episode of Project Runway and blogged about it. Jael created an amazing presence on Polyvore. We learned all sorts of things about coding and websites and content and graphic design and so on. (You can tell if you look at early posts.) The blog and the readership …

Meet your new favorite simple summer dress

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Summer. It's coming soon with it's sunshine, high temperatures, picnics, festival, barbecues, pool parties and so many more events that require being outside in the heat. If you're shopping in any stores right now, you might have noticed that all the so called sun dresses are made of itchy, plastic-y, hot material. They look summery, but they'll bake you.

Worry not, I've found a cotton summer dress that can get you through the whole summer for less than $20. Add a cropped cardigan or short-sleeve blazer for the office. Don some walking sandals, a fun sunhat and cute sunglasses for a day the fair. Dress it up with high heels, jewelry and a cute wrap for evenings. The possibilities are endless. It's even cute when you layer two different colors.

The fit is beautiful. Compose of 95% cotton and 5% spandex, it fits close to the body through the top and flares gently, which means it works even if it doesn't line up perfectly with you waistline. This dress is muc…

Unicorn Fashion

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Did you try the Unicorn Frappucino last weekend? Or were you not up for the long lines and sour sugar bomb? Either way, make a more lasting unicorn statement with a little magical fashion.

If you want a subtle way to show your unicorn love, a little rainbow highlighter or a chic necklace add a touch of magic to any outfit.

A rainbow dress is the perfect backdrop for any unicorn accessories, while a skull shirt brings an edge to the super sweet unicorn look.

Take your unicorn to work with a basic button down or skate around town in this unicorn dress (which comes in a bunch of colors).

From the front, these unicorn leggings look like painted rocks, but from behind, it's all unicorn. Don't let a little rain dampen the magic with a packable poncho covered in sparkling unicorns.

Wrap yourself in a robe fit for a mythical, magical creature or don some perfect unicorn socks.

Travel in style, unicorn style, with this standout carry-on and some rainbow-colored glasses sure to outdo any ro…

Old Hollywood Glamour Shoes

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The current state of shoes leaves a lot to be desired, which has sent me on a hunt for more interesting shoes. These shoes from Golden Age are a bit pricey, but they are packed with timeless style. I want them all.







Which pair is your favorite?

Etsy Shop Update: Stern Tights

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FMF covered Stern Tights back in 2011 because we loved their beautiful graphic tights, and we're happy to report the offerings have only improved over the years. Many of the classic styles we first loved are still there alongside some awesome new additions.

Skulls and owls are two of my favorite things.

Whether you're headed to the cabaret or looking for a bold new statement, Stern has tights for you.

Get a leg up on butterflies, dragons and beyond.

Inspiration for designs ranges from the lace and the cinch of a chic corset to the expanse of a starry night.

April Birthstones: A different diamond

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I know diamonds are supposed to be a girl's best friend, but I never been fond of them. April's birthstone is sparkly, sure, but that's not really my style. I find myself more attracted to "fake" diamonds like Herkimer diamonds (which are crystals), rustic and unique settings, or even uncut stones. What sort of diamond is your best friend?

These natural rose cut hexagon diamond stud earrings from LexLuxe don't look like the typical diamond earrings. (Starting at $428)

This raw crystal necklace from AbizaJewelry isn't a real diamond necklace, but that doesn't mean it lacks real style. ($38.89)


This floating "diamond" necklace from Akamatra may not contain a real diamond, but I love that it forgoes the typical settings for a cage. ($24)


Rough cut diamonds have an entirely different look to their precisely cut, sparkly siblings. I love the more rustic appearance and the unique setting of this Raw Diamond Engagement Ring from Dawn Vertrees Jewel…

Victoria Beckham for Target

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Target used to be the darling of the designer diffusion line. It's been a few years since those glory days, but I think we're all anxious to see a return. Perhaps Victoria Beckham could be the one to usher in a new era of Target collections.

The collection has a few things going for it. Target is offering the collection up to a size 26W. (Plus sizes will only be available at select stores and online, unfortunately). A cute collection of girls, toddler and baby clothes accompanies the adult collection. According to Target, most items will be under $40 with nothing topping $70.

You can see the whole collection on Target's site. It's available April 9th. Here are a few FMF favorites. Tell us yours in the comments.