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Fashionable Holiday Outfits with Forever 21

What do you have planned for the holidays? Any exciting events that you want some festive Forever 21 skirts and outfit ideas? I know you guys are super busy so I’ve teamed up with Forever 21 to give you some holiday options to shop that are quick and easy and…

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Girls Who Lunch

So, I guess I should announce that I am getting married in 7 months, May 20th. (WTF!, so much to do, so little time!)  After visiting a couple of venues and making some wedding related decisions, I popped over to Lunch for some post-decision-making grub. Whether you are visiting the river city…

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Drift Riot + Stripes

If there is a piece of jewelry I can’t walk out of the house without these days, it’s this Drift Riot “When I think of You” knot collar. (sweet name, right?) We’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: there are so many awesome companies based in Richmond and Drift Riot…

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Desert Blonde: Styled Shoot in Las Vegas

I have been to Las Vegas several times. I’ve worked at fashion trade shows in Sin City such as PROJECT and MAGIC and I’ve also celebrated birthdays on the strip. Last summer, I celebrated my cousin Nicole’s (also my matron of honor + pseudo older sister) 30th birthday for an unforgettable weekend…

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Dressing Up a Graphic Tee

I went all out in a #Tuesdayshoesday kind of way when deciding how to dress up this graphic tee from ASOS. Last weekend, I wore this same shirt with One Teaspoon shorts and Over the Knee (OTK) boots and may or may not have freaked people out but NOW I…

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She Wears a White ASOS Dress

I love you summer, I really really do. However when it is peak summertime in RVA, the stifling temperatures can make getting dressed a little daunting/sweaty. There is nothing I like more than an effortless t-shirt dress when it is super hot out. I especially love this one from ASOS…

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One Teaspoon Frankie’s + My Favorite Jean Shorts For Summer

I, cathclaire, am very proud to present you with my favorite pair of jean shorts for summer and what my husband likes to calls “droopy drawers.” (I should probably be embarrassed to write this on The Crystal Press….?) Needless to say, he isn’t the biggest fan of these One Teaspoon Drop Crotch Frankie…

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California Cathclaire

After a little blogging break, I am happy to say I am back and married and throwing OOTD’s your way today! How do you guys feel about the embroidered denim jacket trend? I am into it in a big way and of course could not turn down this California embroidered…

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May Baby

I have come to the conclusion that one of my “talents” (aka favorite past times) is the mere act of celebrating and I will use just about any excuse to do so. I am a lover of dance floors, birthdays, New Years, Halloween, and well… all holidays. That being said, yesterday was my birthday…

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Forever 21 Friday

When it comes to navigating through the wonderuflness that is Forever 21, you either love it or hate it.  I have been shopping there since I was 13 and several people have told me I am “good” at Forever 21. A shopaholic-induced broke girl is kinda forced to be good at…

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The Perfect LBD for Spring

Right now, I am not the kinda gal who likes to jump into Spring with lots of prints and bright colors and if you have been following along with my journey, I’m sure you’ve seen my tendency to lean towards darker hues regardless of the season. I have partnered with Urban Outfitters to…

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Out West

It is no secret that I will use any excuse to go back to Los Angeles and I am so excited to be heading to the city of angels for a week. The Crystal Press has allowed this coast to coast trip to occur more often and this time around, some of…

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Elevated Denim

My fiancè prefers that I wear white denim over my constant “the darker the denim the better” approach to my daily attire. When I scored these black and white striped beauts from ASOS, I immediately recognized them as a wearable compromise in skinny jean form. Cue the Maroon 5 “She…

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Cath Claire Classic

Yes, I am a serial outfit repeater but I do it in the name of love. I know it is common practice among fashionistas to build a wadrobe and an outfit around classic pieces. Maybe its the trendy allure of the closet of a French woman, the miminalist movement, or the…

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Dress Me in Possibility

With the Drake and JLo’s rumored romance on my mind, I have found myself listening to a lot of throwback music from the good ole days when I had an intense obsession with Jennifer Lopez. While I can’t tell you how old I was, I can tell you this JLo…

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Boohoo + Tart

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Start With Why

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. What do you do in preparation for New Years? Aside from the basics of buying a new dress, I spend the month of December prepping for the New Year by crossing off last minute things on my…

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Red Wine

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Have you thought about your holiday outfits yet? I cannot believe how quickly they snuck up or how freaking cold it is outside! This cozy Dezzal coat is what I will be wearing while I am listening to…

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A Velvet Crush

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Who else is oh so into the crushed velvet trend? I scored these Simmi velvet booties the other day and I am very thrilled with my purchase! I love the way these boots compliment the TIJN mirrored…

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Heels Up, Listen Up

I have acknowledged on several occasions during the life of TCP that I am a self-help junkie. While some may dismiss self help literature as overindulgent and selfish, cathclaire (that’s me) thinks the complete opposite. Is learning how to show up as the best version of yourself for everyone in your life really a…

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Don’t Stop Beliebing

When I purchased this Justin Bieber shirt from Forever 21, I thought writing a blog post about it was going to be a no-brainer. Not only because is it an awesome graphic tee but because I’m obsessed with Justin Bieber like……obsessed in the way that I know my beliberness annoys the shit out…

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Little Black Midi Dress

How is everyone feeling on this fine evening? Are you loving yourself as much as Kanye loves Kanye today? How many times have you listened to the new Chainsmokers song? Do you like this ASOS dress? I am going to leave this post mostly full of questions because I’m hungover from a fabulous…

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Roan if You Want to

Roan (noun): A realm of color, pattern, and texture that is never the same, never dulls, and has unlimited possibility. Richmond peeps, have you been to Roan in Carytown? If you haven’t, you need to get there. From one of a kind dresses for a special occasion to the perfect outfit for a drink at…

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Fan Girl

If there is the best time to be in fashion for a blogger duo like The Crystal Press, I would have to say it is Spring/Summer fashion week in September when the weather is just right in NYC. Rebecca and I are still learning the ropes of this enchanting time of…

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Blush Tones + The Clean Program

Blush tones are usually something I balk at, but I have been seeing them all over the blogosphere – and what can I say, I am persuaded. Ok thats a lie, the real reason I am into blush tones is because of the Glossier packaging. Let’s face it, a girl…

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Live-in Culottes

I hope everyone had the best holiday weekend! I spent mine celebrating one of my best friends at her bachelorette party. A bunch of fabulous girls from NYC, Maryland, and Charlotte gathered in RVA for a fun-filled bachelorette weekend and I have to say, I had so much fun showing off…

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Thursday To Do’s

The moon must be doing something weird because lately I feel like I can barely keep up with my to-do list. You know those times when you write your to-dos down, but on different lists and then you less than ideally misplace them? That’s me rn. Between fashion week prep,…

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