Five Ways To Wear the 2014 Color Of The Year, Radiant Orchid

In case you missed the announcement in December, Radiant Orchid is Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year. At first, I was completely underwhelmed by this shade. I…

Styling Army Green and Gold

I’ve loved army green since high school, but pairing it with gold takes it in a completely new direction. The utilitarian classic looks almost glamorous…

How To Style A Short Sleeve Sweatshirt

Designers gave the classic sweatshirt a reboot in 2013, shortening the sleeves and playing with the cut and fabric. The resulting garments tend to go…

What I’m Wearing: Getting Outside My Comfort Zone

My go-to neutrals are black and gray and I love structured pieces, so when H&M sent over this beige crepe top for me to style…

H&M 50 States of Fashion

This August I’m excited to partner with one of my favorite brands ever — H&M! They specialize in affordable basics and standout statement pieces for…

Five Ways to Wear Mint

1. Mellow mint with a pattern: If solid mint is a little too sweet, try it mixed into a print. It looks especially striking when…

Take a Page From Gatsby

I saw The Great Gatsby on opening weekend, and despite the critics’ mixed reviews, I thought it was fabulous — just as luxe, intense and…

Third Trimester Maternity Style: Staying Comfy

Photo by Joelle Inge-Messerschmidt of photographybyjoelle.com via Flickr You’re in the homestretch, mama! You’ve made it through the first and second trimester with style. This trimester is…

Get Inspired by The Great Gatsby

Baz Luhrmann’s interpretation of The Great Gatsby hits theaters across the country this weekend and even if the movie’s hype doesn’t live up to the…

Summer Accessories Forecast from Oh, Suzanne!

Is it summer yet? I caught up with Suzanne Monsebroten, the owner of Oh, Suzanne! — a jewelry and accessories shop tucked away in the…

Second Trimester Maternity Style: Dressing Your Bump

The right silhouette and fabric take vintage gear well into your pregnancy. Photo by Jan Jablunka via Flickr Yay, you actually look pregnant! Choose outfits and…

The Softer Side of Leather

Leather is everywhere this spring, but it’s not the usual edgy, tough looks that are getting press. Instead, designers are experimenting with draping, pleats, muted…

First Trimester Maternity Style: Creating A Capsule Wardrobe

If you’re a longtime reader, you may already know that I’m expecting a baby in June. I’ve been consciously trying to keep my pregnancy out…

Three Ways to Style a Sweater Vest

Welcome to a brand new feature on Prairie Style File, the Reader Request. The inaugural question comes from Desiree in Nebraska. Desiree encountered a woman in…

Five Ways to Wear Emerald Green

Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2013 is Emerald, a vivid and versatile green that feels fresh and unexpected. Since emerald green is so common…