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Samantha St. Pierre

Articles by Samantha St. Pierre

Ugly Sweaters found at Urban Outfitters and Walmart

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and I was Facetiming with my friend, Alex, 30, who was wearing an ugly Christmas sweater after finishing her virtual Secret Santa office party. “Still had my slippers on, though. ...

December 31, 2020
Winter socks in your Christmas stockings

The cold weather is creeping in. After pulling on my favorite oversized socks one chilly morning, I group texted my friends to see if they, too, were already wearing their winter socks. Marisa, 26, replied ...

December 3, 2020
Japanese culture- and Lolita-inspired magical girl fashion

I’ve been fashion stalking the neighbors. It’s come to that. While working from home, I catch glimpses of outfits as people walk past my living room window. One morning before Halloween weekend, I noticed my ...

November 5, 2020
Interview fashionista finds comfort in Abercrombie & Fitch, H&M

Before covid hit, my friend Claire aspired to move to a new city for a fresh start. When the lockdowns started, she braced herself for the tough journey of job searching in the middle of ...

September 24, 2020
Make a wedding-and-wine statement from Nordstrom Rack and Schutz

I was catching up via video chat with my friend Debbie, a 31-year-old- wine buyer, who recently moved to Rhode Island. We got to talking about our plans being canceled due to covid, when she ...

August 13, 2020
Dress up with cork wedges from Aerosoles and a necklace from Pier 1

As San Diego began to open up, I joined a small group for a backyard wine tasting. I wasn’t going to miss an opportunity to dress up a bit. My friend Hillary felt the same ...

July 2, 2020
Online shopping trials from Old Navy to Nordstrom

One pleasant aspect of quarantine is the influx of online shopping deals. Some looked too good to resist, so I turned to my most financially savvy friend as a voice of reason. In the past, ...

May 21, 2020
Pajama professionals

Now that I’m hidden inside all day, my fashion has fully regressed into leggings and slipper-socks. Seems I’m not alone. I chatted up friends and colleagues who all seemed to be coping in their own ...

April 9, 2020
“Galentine’s Day” with mimosas and dangly earrings

Over Valentine’s weekend, I went to Mission Hills to put the bottomless mimosas at Harley Gray Kitchen & Bar to the test. Waiting for my veggie omelet to arrive, I noticed two ladies who had ...

February 27, 2020
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