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The Tomboy’s Guide to What to Wear with Gray Shoes

  So you’ve got your eye on a snazzy pair of gray shoes, but you’re not really sure what kind of outfits you would wear with them. Not to worry! There are a surprising number of ensembles that work with gray or silver shoes, and lots of situations where it’s appropriate to whip them out.   What Time of Year to Wear Gray Shoes Fall is the ideal time of year to wear your gray shoes. They’re perfect for lightening up a wardrobe that can otherwise be dark and heavy, especially if you switch to denim pants in the fall. Some high quality gray oxfords are unusual enough of a color that they communicate both playfulness and sophistication, so they can...

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The Pocket Tomboy’s Top Five Dapper Fashion Don'ts

Today's blog post is a guest post written by Kayla Layne Crawford a.k.a. The Pocket Tomboy, a blogger and fashion consultant who has earned a coveted spot on DapperQ’s 100 Most Stylish list for 2017. Their mission is to help folks feel good about themselves through fashion and have fun while doing it. You can follow them on Instagram @thepockettomboy or on Facebook. I’m a firm believer in the idea that anyone can be stylish. Sure, some folks have an eye for fashion and have a natural ability to MacGyver a runway ready outfit with just an old t-shirt, a match, and a bunch of rubber bands, but the majority of people don’t have that gift; myself included. When I...

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The Pocket Tomboy’s Tips and Tricks For Better Fitting Clothes

Today's blog post is a guest post written by Kayla Layne Crawford a.k.a. The Pocket Tomboy, a blogger and fashion consultant who has earned a coveted spot on DapperQ’s 100 Most Stylish list for 2017. Their mission is to help folks feel good about themselves through fashion and have fun while doing it. You can follow them on Instagram @thepockettomboy or on Facebook.  If someone who didn’t know me had to give a description of my height they probably would use words and phrases like pint-sized, vertically-challenged, fun-sized, and even petite (shudder). I’ve been standing at a cool 5-foot-nada since I was 12-years-old. I finally gave up hope on that elusive growth spurt that my pediatrician told me I would have...

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The Tomboy's Guide to What to Wear to Weddings

  With spring over and summer ramping up into full swing, it’s now officially Wedding Season. For some people, a wedding invitation is a delightful excuse for a trip to the mall – for others, it can be a source of clothing consternation. There are mysterious rules about what you are and aren’t allowed to wear to weddings, and a lot of people who are tomboys or masculine of center in their day to day fashion sense can come under a lot of pressure to pick something more feminine for this special occasion. Dear tomboys, we’re here to help you say no to wedding outfits that you will spend six uncomfortable hours in and then never wear again. With an...

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The Tomboy’s Guide to Dressing Better

  At the tender age of four, you stole your father’s enormous ballcaps and wore them backwards, sulking when the adults around you called it cute. At ten you disdained shirts with butterflies and dolphins and drifted towards shirts with dogs and orcas. When highschool hit, you coveted loose cargo shorts and oversized sweatshirts, or did your best to pull off denim vests. Boys’ jeans were a staple of your wardrobe, and girly was a dirty word. These days, maybe you’re a hoodies and graphic tees kind of person. You’ve learned that when the occasion calls for it, you’d rather rock a suit than a dress, and maybe you’ve got some key items like a pair of oxfords and some...

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