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About Rachel

My name is Rachel Boudreau. I am 24 years old and have been blogging for the Bangor Daily News for almost a year. I am a Certified Personal Shopper and a Certified Fashion Stylist. I have always had a complete love and desire for anything fashion. I have recently started studying French fashion, (Dior, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, etc.) I watch all of the high fashion runway shows every spring and fall. I love shopping for people and picking out clothes for them because I like when people try things they normally would not, that, after all, is how you find new things you like! Happy reading!!!

Womens Guide to Football Attire

It is the start of football season! For most women, your first reaction is, “so?”, but most men are all rallied up. For men, football season means football parties, food, beer, fantasy football, and friends. If you have a boyfriend who loves football, you will probably be tagging along with him to the parties or […]

How To Determine Your Personal Style

Personal style is (for most people) extremely hard to figure out. With all of the runway shows that are showing you what is going to be in style next season; then there are the smaller companies that you can buy at J.C Penny, Sears, etc. Plus there are stores like Hollister, Abercrombie, American Eagle and […]

How To Find The Perfect Purse

When I think about a woman and her purse, I think of this scene in the Devil Wears Prada: Nate: Why do women need so many bags? Lilly: Shut up. Nate: You have one, you put all your junk in it, and you’re done! Doug: Fashion is not about utility. An accessory is merely a […]

31 Things All Women Think While Walking In Heels

I have been walking in high heels since I was at least 12 years-old. Over those years I have found myself thinking to myself about the art of walking in heels. I have compiled a list of the most common thoughts that I have when I am walking in high heels. Men do not understand […]

The Best Ways To Wear A Scarf

Even though there are about a million and one kinds of scarves, they all have the same basic purposes…one being to keep you warm, and the other as an accessory. Let’s talk a little bit about the scarf and its versatility. Here are the top seven reasons why scarves are the best and most versatile […]

Top Names To Know In The Fashion Industry

If you are trying to break into the fashion industry, there are a LOT of things you need to know; terminology is one of the biggest things to know, the others include names of clothing, genres or “era’s” and the last, has to be the people who made a name in the fashion industry. Below […]

Am I High Maintenance or Just Fashionable?

A long time ago, I accepted the fact that no matter what you do, what you say, or what clothes you have on, someone will always have something to say about it, good or bad. We all do it; I know I do, I am only human. Well it came as a surprise to me […]

How To Break In A New Pair Of Heels

So you bought a new pair of heels? Surprisingly enough, even after trying on every pair of heels in the store, your work has just started…you now need to break in the heels, which can be a long and achy process. Since I have been walking in heels before I can even remember, I have […]

Fashion Dictionary for Beginners

I have come to the realization that a lot of fashion terminology is derived from the French language. Since I am basically fluent in French, and I have a passion for fashion, I thought I would write a quick little dictionary for people who are looking to learn more about fashion, but do not understand […]