Archives

2016
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Ask Belle: Cardigans on a Budget
“Hi Belle, I have been following your blog for a while now and wanted to get ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries: Vol. II, No. Four
“Hi Belle, I keep my eyebrows full so every morning I use an eyebrow brush to ...”
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Ask Belle: Let's Talk Leggings
“Hi Belle, I own two pairs of Zella leggings thanks to your blog.  Last month, you ...”
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Ask Belle: SPF Lip Balms
“ Hi Belle, I love my Burt's Bees beeswax lip balm, but it doesn't have an SPF. ...”
Ask Belle: Treatments for Oily Skin
“Hi Belle, My face was incredibly dry all winter and then all of a sudden. So. ...”
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Ask Belle: Do Chic Headphones Exist?
“Hi Belle, I work at a Big 4 accounting firm & it's very common for people ...”
Ask Belle: Best Wallets and Wristlets
“Belle, I finally got a new job, so I decided to upgrade to the Lo and ...”
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State of the Blog: It's Going to be a Bumpy Ride
“The good news: This is the last "busy" week of my law school career.  I have ...”
Belle's Take on Instagram's Policy Change
“For those of you who haven't heard, Instagram is changing the way it displays content. ...”
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Ask Belle: Rehabbing Dry, Brittle Nails
“Hi Belle, I got my first gel manicure and I loved it! Unfortunately, the nail tech ...”
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State of the Blog: Midterm Crisis
“ Ladies, It's midterms week.  And my bar application is due in a few days.  Try tracking ...”
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State of the Blog: There Will Be Posts
“There will be posts today, they'll just be up a bit later than usual.  The ...”
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Belle's Adventures in Online Dating, Part II
“Tinder is the dating site America loves to hate.  It's a hookup app that will bring ...”
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Quick Fashion Queries Vol. II, No. One
“Dear Belle, Do you have any recommendations for a cute pill box for my purse? I ...”
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Belle's Misadventures in Online Dating, Part I
“I never cared much for dating.  As a teenager, my nose was too firmly planted ...”
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Ask Belle: Valentine's Day Means Lingerie
“Hi Belle, Are you going to write a lingerie post for Valentine's this year?  I always ...”
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Morning Line: Taking a Break
“I mentioned last week that I need to cut back on the posts for a ...”
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Lumpgate: The Verdict Is In
“First, thank you to everyone who commented and e-mailed to show your support during the ...”
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State of the Blog: Thank You, and Goodnight
“Thank you to everyone who donated to Nyachom's effort to raise tuition money.  Thanks to ...”
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Help a Deserving Woman Pay For Law School
“No, I don't mean me. Nyachom Chiek is a student at my law school.  She's also ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries Vol. II, No. One
“Belle, I'm intrigued by the idea of makeup setting spray--particularly during the humid D.C. summers, amirite?  How ...”
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BE Alive: Why Self-Exams Matter
“Like many women, my family tree is covered in a Spanish Moss of cancer--Dad, both ...”
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Belle's Post-Holiday Sale Roundup
“Christmas is behind us.  New Year's is right around the corner.  That means it's time ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries Vol. 1, No. Nine
“Dear Belle, My parents throw several holiday parties in the week after Christmas, and I'm always ...”
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J.Crew Continues Its Deep Slide
“J.Crew's perilous slide into fashion obscurity continues.  Their sales fell to the tune of almost $800 million.  Tales ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries Vol. I, No. Eight
“Hello, You posted about those Peter Thomas Roth acne treatment dots some weeks ago.  Do they really ...”
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State of the Blog: Glitches
“Hi Ladies, Posts scheduled to publish automatically aren't self-publishing.  When I try to reset them to ...”
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Quick Fashion Queries Vol. I, No. Three
“Hi Belle, Working for the government, it's necessary to carry my badge around frequently, but the ...”
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Belle's Best Black Friday Deals
“Shopbop — Save up to 25% with code GOBIG15. And now through Nov. 30., spend $250+ and ...”
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Ask Belle: Style Hair with a Bang
“Hi Belle! I rely on your beauty and hair advice and was hoping you'd have some ...”
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Boosting Your Skin's Radiance with Primer
“Does your skin suffer from the winter blahs?  To give your skin's brightness a boost, switch ...”
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Thanking All Those Who Serve
“Every year, we stop to thank our nation's veterans for their service.  However, this year, ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries Vol. I, No. Seven
“Hey Belle, My boyfriend so kindly pointed out this weekend that my lip hairs are starting ...”
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Ask Belle: The Best Mascaras
“Dear Belle, Do you have a mascara you love?  I seem to be on a never ...”
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Ask Belle: How to Get Makeup That Lasts
“Hi Belle, My makeup fades by the end of the day.  Looks great in the morning, ...”
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Quick Fashion Queries Vol. I, No. One
“Dear Belle, Who has the best jewelry for like under $100 a piece?  I feel like ...”
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Ask Belle: Agendas and Planners
“Hi Belle, I'm a long time reader with a post request. Starting to think about 2016 ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries Vol. 1, No. Six
“Hi, Belle, I have yet to find an everyday sunscreen or sunscreen/moisturizer combo that I like. ...”
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Ask Belle: A Winter Tights Tutorial
“Dear Belle, In a previous posting you mentioned "denier" when you talked about tights/pantyhose. What is ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries, Vol. I, No. Five
“Dear Belle, What on earth is 'strobing' and why are the women on the Today show raving about ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries Vol. I, No. Four
“Belle, Do you wear red lipstick?  I'm looking for the perfect red for my wedding day. ...”
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Quick Beauty Queries: Vol. I, No. Two
“Hi Belle, Do you have a favorite wine colored nail polish?  Something dark but not black. ...”
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Ask Belle: Hangover Beauty Cures
“Hi Belle, Kind of an embarrassing question...what do you do to look good with a hangover? ...”
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#RealWorkTalk: Knowing When to Move On
“Hi Belle:  I have worked at a political consulting since 2012.  I worked as a paid ...”
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Ask Belle: How to Replace Buttons
“Belle:  You often mention that you would change the buttons on jackets or suiting that you ...”
Ask Belle: Highlighter Tips & Tricks
“Dear Belle, My sister-in-law did my make last weekend and I loved it.  She used a ...”
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Belle's Cure for the Freezing Office
“This week, discussions about the office thermostat have been everywhere.  Turns out that many office thermostats ...”
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Ask Belle: Is Wet Hair Office-Appropriate?
“Hi Belle, Long time reader, first time writer. I was debating whether it is appropriate to ...”
Ask Belle: Some Quick Beauty Queries
“Hi Belle, I was hoping you could help me find a less pricey alternative for ...”
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Ask Belle: Skincare Sheet Masks
“Dear Belle, Thanks for keeping your blog going while you're in law school.  I have a ...”
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Discuss: Life, Death, and Why It's Never Hopeless
“After much reflection, I've decided to talk about my struggle with depression and suicide, and how ...”
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Belle's Guide to Three-Day Weekend Sales
“In the United States, a three-day weekend means holiday shopping.  Here are a few of ...”
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Ask Belle: Fixes for Healthy Nails
“Hi Belle,  I work in a health care setting and as such, wash my hands many, ...”
Ask Belle: No Heat Damage Curls
“Hi Bell! My hair is pretty straight and I would love to be able to wear ...”
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Discuss: Keeping Female Staff at Arms-Length
“Since moving out of D.C. last year, I've encountered a number of people who think ...”
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Ask Belle: Gym Shorts and Leggings
“Belle, Do you have a favorite brand of gym shorts?  Or do you wear leggings to ...”
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Discuss: The #TalkPay Movement
“Last week, Lauren Voswinkel encouraged people to post their salaries on Twitter along with their job titles and ...”
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Ask Belle: Belle's Favorite Rollers
“Hi Belle, Are you still using curlers to style your hair?  I've never used hot rollers ...”
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Ask Belle: Anti-Aging Skincare Routine
“Hi Belle, I'm a few years into my 30s now and thinking I should do something ...”
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State of the Blog: Eye of the Beholder
“I decided to be outdoorsy this weekend and went hiking with a friend.  While we ...”
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Why J.Crew is Faltering, and How It Can Recover
“Several readers sent me The Washington Post article, "Sorry, J.Crew. Female shoppers just aren't that ...”
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Ask Belle: Eyeliner Tips and Tricks
“Hi Belle, Can you post about eyeliner? I wear mascara every day, but I've never ventured ...”
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Belle's 2015 Academy Awards Liveblog
“Sunday at 2:30PM Pacific (5:30 Eastern) I'll be hosting a liveblog of the Academy Awards ...”
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Ask Belle: Leave-in Hair Conditioners
“Hi Belle, Do you have a leave-in hair treatment that you like?  I'm thinking about trying ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Short Answers on Work Attire
“Hi Belle, It's a given to wear a camisole under a sheer blouse, but what should ...”
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Ask Belle: Ingrown Hair Solutions
“Dear Belle, You posted some hair removal tips on Monday, do you have any tips for ...”
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Ask Belle: At-Home Waxing Tips
“Belle, This might be an intimate question, but do you wax at home?  I've never DIY'ed ...”
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Ask Belle: Alternative Cleansing Methods
“Hi Belle, Seems like every time I open a magazine there's a story about some new ...”
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Ask Belle: Camisole Suggestions
“ Hi Belle, I've recently purchased a few different semi-sheer blouses, and I need camisoles to wear ...”
Ask Belle: Is Perfume Professional?
“Hi Belle, Do you think it's appropriate to wear perfume to work? If so, would you ...”
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Ask Belle: Acne Face Wash for Pregnant Ladies
“Belle, Can you help me find a pregnancy approved face wash that prevents acne?  I can't ...”
Ask Belle: Sunglasses Suggestions
“Hi Belle, I usually buy my sunglasses at Forever21, but I want to buy something nicer ...”
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Ask Belle: Lingerie for Less
“Hi Belle, I need some lingerie for my honeymoon, but I'm not made of money.  How ...”
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Belle's New Year's Day 2015 Sale Picks
“Feel like doing a little shopping?  Here are the sales I skimmed in search of great ...”
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The Best Cyber Monday Sales
“6pm.com is offering 15%-off for Cyber Monday with code 6PMCYBMON113020141535.  Expires 12/1.  Some exclusions. Belle's Picks. ...”
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Belle's Black Friday Sale Picks
“Kate Spade Saturday has 30%-off full-price styles with code DEALME through 12/1. Belle's Picks. Slip Neck 3/4 ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Belle's Makeup/Beauty Favorites
“I receive a lot of reader e-mails asking what beauty products I use every day. ...”
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Ask Belle: Is Ebates for Real?
“Dear Belle, I just found your blog last weekend and I am obsessed! I noticed that ...”
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Ask Belle: Fleece-Lined Leggings
“Hi Belle, I know you swear by the Zella Live-In leggings but I missed the ...”
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State of the Blog: Midterm Crisis
“Woof.  My end-of-summer finals were such a blur, that I forgot how distressing comprehensive testing ...”
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Ask Belle: Ponchos for Fall
“Hi Belle, What is your take on ponchos? I find myself liking the look of them for ...”
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Belle's Columbus Day Sale Shopping Rules
“It's Columbus Day, and that means sales, sales for days.  Below are a few of ...”
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Ask Belle: Replacing High Heel Caps
“Belle, Have you ever tried to replace heel caps yourself? It's not that I'm cheap, I ...”
Ask Belle: Toiletry and Cosmetic Bags
“Hi Belle, I'm in the market for a new toiletry bag. I want something that will ...”
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Ask Belle: Best Lip Balms
“Hi Belle, Stupid question, what chapstick or lip balm do you use? Charlie First, I know it was ...”
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Ask Belle: All-in-One Palettes
“Dear Belle, I'm going on my honeymoon next month and I want to pack light.  I ...”
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Discuss: Fall Reading Material
“Several readers and commenters have asked for another post for book recommendations.  The last post ...”
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Ask Belle: Deep Conditioners for Parched Locks
“Hi! You tweeted the other night that you were deep conditioning your hair.  Which brand do ...”
Ask Belle: Toning Down Your Look
“Dear Belle, I work at a  department headquarters.  The department does not have a dress ...”
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Ask Belle: Beauty Product Quickies
“Hi Belle! I'm lucky to be going on vacation next month to Hawaii, and started ...”
State of the Blog: Scheduling Changes
“Dear Ladies, Don't worry, there will be posts today. This summer, my goal was to go to ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Thirty-Seven
“Hi Belle,I'm a very picky lover of black pumps. My staple is this pair from ...”
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Ask Belle: Good Tights and How to Wear Them
“Hi! I have a relatively high-level job and find pants my go-to staple in the autumn ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, Thirty-Five
“Dear Belle I love the look of tall cognac boots, but no matter how many pairs ...”
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Ask Belle: Sun Hats
“Dear Belle, I'm off to the beach in two weeks for some much needed rest.  I ...”
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Ask Belle: Planners & Agendas
“Hey Belle, I was looking at my weekly/monthly planner and it's less than chic. I saw ...”
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Ask Belle: Steamer Questions
“Hi Belle I know you aren't running a lifestyle blog, but do you have any knowledge ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Thirty-Three
“Dear Belle, Can you help me find a v-neck sheath dress?  I'm on the bustier side ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Thirty-Two
“Hi Belle, I recently bought this dress in seashore to wear to a summer wedding but ...”
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Ask Belle: Matching Suit Sets
“Dear Belle, Last week, you posted a dotted suit from JCPenney.  I really liked it, but ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Thirty
“Hi Belle!  My sister-in-law is getting married and she would like the bridesmaids to wear black ...”
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Discuss: An Update on J.Crew and 000
“Our discussion post on J.Crew's decision to create a size 000 got some coverage this ...”
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Ask Belle: Best Leggings Ever
“Hi Belle, I searched but I couldn't find the post where you talk about your favorite ...”
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Ask Belle: Beginner Serums
“Dear Belle, I know you try a lot of beauty products, and I have a question ...”
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Ask Belle: Back-Seam Hosiery
“Hi Belle, I was wondering if you could weigh in on whether or not back-seamed ...”
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State of the Blog: No Posts
“Ladies, I came home from my trip to Montana early to get some work done for ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Twenty-Nine
“Hi Belle, I've loved your face cream and serum suggestions so far! Do you have any ...”
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Discuss: J.Crew's Downward Spiral Lands on Triple-Zero
“In 2002, I purchased my first J.Crew dress--a coral sheath.  I wore it until it ...”
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Work Wednesday: Professional Fashion Bloggers
“When I started this blog six years ago (what?!?!), there were very few bloggers who ...”
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Work Wednesday: Faking the Well-Rested Look
“Late nights and early mornings are par for the course in many professional jobs, but ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Twenty-Five
“Belle, Your 10th Commandment post  with the long skirts has brought to mind a question. ...”
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Ask Belle: Work Bags for Attorneys
“Hi Belle,I am a rising 3L in law school. I'm looking for a nice bag ...”
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Ask Belle: The Basics of Blush
“Dear Belle, I recently started wearing makeup every day and I'm clueless on how to apply ...”
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Ask Belle: Beating the Heat
“Dear Belle,  Any suggestions for hot humid weather and how not to look and feel sweaty? ...”
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Work Wednesday: Decorating Your Office Space
“Dear Belle, I just started a new job and I want to personalize my cubicle.  My ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Twenty-Two
“Dear Belle, My hair is really dry.  My stylist suggested Ouidad Moisture Lock leave-in conditioner to ...”
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Work Wednesdays: Hair Length and Hair Color
“Every spring the e-mails pour in from soon-to-be-graduated women, "Is my hair too long?" they ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Twenty-One
“Before we get started, today is Ebates 15th Birthday bash and they're offering 15%-off the ...”
Pinterest Mondays: Call for Submissions
“When I started Pinterest Mondays, I thought that I would never run out of outfits ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. IV, No. Twenty
“ Since I announced that I was heading to law school next month, I've had a ...”
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Work Wednesday: Taking It All In
“When you have a job that you care about, it's hard not to internalize everything ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Nineteen
“Hi Belle, I will be starting a new job in about a month and I ...”
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State of the Blog: Move Update
“I should have titled this post, "How long are things going to be weird around ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Eighteen
“Hi Belle,  My law school graduation is in a few weeks, and I'm looking for a ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Seventeen
“Dear Belle, I have a lot of weddings to attend this year, five in all.  Four ...”
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Ask Belle: Finding Under-$200 Handbags
“ Hi Belle, I need a new handbag, something that I can wear to work or on ...”
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How Belle Picks a Party Dress
“If you're having a party, I'm wearing a dress.  It's that simple.  But how do ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Sixteen
“Belle, Can you suggest a teeth whitener that actually works?  My smile is dimming under the ...”
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Belle's Sephora VIB Sale Picks
“If you love makeup, you need to sign up for Sephora's Beauty Insider program.  Each ...”
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Ask Belle: Stealthy Interview Attire
“Dear Belle, I'm in the process of applying for a new job and I need your ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Fourteen
“Hi Belle- I just bought a dress that looks great but the shoes Nordstrom is showing ...”
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A Beauty Product, Guinea Pig Follow-up Roundup
“I started the Beauty Product Guinea Pig posts because I'm a bit of a product ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Thirteen
“Dear Belle,  How do you wash your tights?  I put mine in the machine and now ...”
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State of the Blog: It's Not a Tumor
“I intended to start the new feature "Work Wednesdays" today.  Unfortunately, as the tech support ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. IV, No. Twelve
“Hi Belle, Love your blog – it’s amazing and so helpful. I hear that pink ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. IV, No. Eleven
“Hi Belle, Love the blog, it keeps me current on what to wear.  Question for you:  ...”
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Academy Awards Liveblog 2014--5:30PM EST
“ window.cilAsyncInit = function() {cilEmbedManager.init()};(function() {if (window.cilVwRand === undefined) { window.cilVwRand = Math.floor(Math.random()*10000000); }var e = ...”
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Discuss: The Empty Hearing Room
“On Wednesday, actor Seth Rogen testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee about the financial and ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. IV, No. Ten
“Hi Belle, I'm getting ready to move from a casual office to one with a more ...”
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State of the Blog: Just My Luck
“Hello Ladies, My good luck streak continues.  Trapped at three airports in four states in seven ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: All Shoes, All the Time
“Hi Belle, What kinds of shoes can I wear with medium dark khaki pants/chinos? Usually ...”
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State of the Blog: Travel Day
“Hi Ladies, I'm on the road today making the trip back from New York, so there ...”
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State of the Blog: Under the Weather
“Hi Ladies, Last night, I suffered an allergic reaction to something I drank.  Apparently, whatever Starbucks ...”
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Ask Belle: Lace Is in the Air
“Hey Belle, Want to tell you that I absolutely live for your blog...keep up the awesome ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. IV, No. Six
“Dear Belle, In April my boyfriend and I will be heading to Rome for 4 days ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. IV, No. III
“Dear Belle, After avidly reading your blog for years now, I've joined the corporate world and ...”
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Belle's Post-Holiday Sales Guide
“Now that the Christmas holiday is over, the stores are discounting their wares for a ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Forty-One
“Hi Belle! I'm looking for some good winter accessories. I love the idea of a cashmere ...”
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CHS Careerist: Updated Thank You Notes
“ Hi Belle, I am in the process of applying for out-of-town jobs and have a few ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Forty
“Hi there Belle, So I have a problem that I'm sure many women who work in ...”
Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Thirty-Six
“Hi there Belle, So I have a problem that I'm sure many women who work in ...”
10th Commandment: Can't Miss Cyber-Monday Deals
“It's the most wonderful day of the year, the sales are starting and deals are ...”
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Ask Belle: Teeth Whitening Options
“Dear Belle,  My wedding is in four weeks and I'd like to whiten my teeth before ...”
Ask Belle: Wristlets for Work
“Dear Belle, Long-time fan here. I was recently promoted to Acting Executive Director of a political ...”
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Ask Belle: Holiday Palette Envy
“Dear Belle,  My niece (who is a sophomore in college) asked me for a giant makeup ...”
Ask Belle: Pumping Up the Volume
“Hi Belle, You wrote a post once about using mousse, and I'm trying to find it. ...”
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State of the Blog: Technical Difficulties
“Hi Ladies, Yesterday, some of you may have noticed that CHS was down for several hours. ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Thirty-Six
“Hi Belle, I wonder if you could help me find a pair of jeans for girls ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Thirty-Five
“ Hi Belle, I started my job in May and all of the shoes I bought are ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Thirty-Four
“Hi Belle, I'm a Southern California girl who is new to the DC area and ...”
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Discuss: The Incredible Shrinking Woman
“Originally, I intended to share this video in the Weekly Reading.  But as I watched ...”
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Using Hill Staff As Political Pawns
“I'm going off topic for a few hundred words to support my former colleagues on ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Thirty-Three
“Dear Belle, My commute to work is several miles so I carry a pair of heels ...”
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There Will Be No Posts
“Hi Ladies, I'm in Baltimore today for a professional event, so I wanted to get to ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Thirty
“Dear Belle, I love the moto jackets that you keep posting.  I like this jersey jacket ...”
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Discuss: Friday the 13th
“Given that today is Friday the 13th, I thought I'd ask a question about things ...”
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Healing End-of-Summer Hair
“Now that the summer has unofficially passed me by, my sun-drenched and chlorine-exposed locks are ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Twenty-Eight
“Dear Belle, I'm looking for the perfect red nail polish.  I want that classic 1940s red, ...”
Aug
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Twenty-Seven
“Dear Belle, I've recently rediscovered my love of high heels, and I'm searching for a pair ...”
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Ask Belle: Determining Clothing Budget
“Hi Belle, I'm wondering how you determine your budget for clothing, shoes, handbags, accessories and ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Twenty-Six
“Hi Belle! I have been on the hunt for a solid pair of cognac flats ...”
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Discuss: Amber, who?
“Earlier this week, California sent out a statewide Amber Alert in the hopes of finding ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Twenty-Four
“Before we begin, tickets for the fall 2013 District Sample Sale go on sale tomorrow ...”
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Discuss: They Say It's Your Birthday
“Five years ago this month, Capitol Hill Style was born.  Since then, it has grown ...”
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BPGP: Facial Hair Removal
“Women spend a lot of time removing hair.  We shave, we tweeze, we wax, we ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Twenty-three
“Before we begin, I know that some of you have been having trouble reading Capitol ...”
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Discuss: 30 Is Not the New 20
“It's shocking to say, but at 31, I'm considered middle-age by Capitol Hill standards.  Nearly ...”
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CHS Careerist: Demotion or Dismissal
“Dear Belle,  This is a complex question, but I hope you can help me.  My supervisor ...”
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Ask Belle: To Perm, or Not to Perm
“Hi Belle, I started reading your blog a few months ago.  Love it. My question is about ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Twenty-Two
“Before we begin, this is just a reminder that you can also follow Capitol Hill ...”
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Discuss: Interview 20 Questions
“Earlier this week, I came across a Learnvest article about inappropriate job interview questions and ...”
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Two Ways: Casey Lace Blouse
“Hi Ladies, I was working on the Two Ways post last night and created something that ...”
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CHS Careerist: Focus on the Person in Front of You
“Recently, I came across an interview with career counselor and author Stephen Pollan.  In the ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Twenty-One
“Dear Belle, I really need your help.  I need to find gold strappy sandals for a ...”
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Discuss: Gratuities Encouraged
“"How much do you tip?" is a question that never ceases to spark a lively ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup, Beauty Tips Edition
“Dear Belle, My wedding is in two weeks and I have a huge pimple forming on ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Twenty
“Hi Belle, I've been searching your blog, but I can't find the post where you talk ...”
Jun
28
Discuss: The Things We Do for Beauty
“A discussion in an earlier comment thread got me thinking about the things we do ...”
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The Cold, Hard Truth About Cellulite
“When my pool opened a few weeks ago, I donned my swimsuit, grabbed my towel ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Nineteen
“Hi Belle! Love the blog. I'm getting married next year (march) to the most amazing man. ...”
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CHS Careerist: Always Carry a Notebook
“Today, I wanted to post a piece of advice that is universal regardless of which ...”
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Guest Post: Maternity Fashion Tips
“Since this is a blog geared primarily to 20- and 30-something women, I receive a ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Eighteen
“Hi There! I am looking for suggestions for what to wear to a professional networking function ...”
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Discuss: Up for Early-Adoption
“This week, Apple aficionados waited with bated breath for the announcements to come out of ...”
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CHS Careerist: He's Making Me Uncomfortable
“Dear Belle, Three months ago, I started a new job.  Things were great at first, but ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. 17
“Hi Belle, How do you determine whether shirts should be tucked or untucked when wearing a ...”
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Bloglovin'
“Hi Ladies, In an attempt to survive the end of Google Reader, I signed up for ...”
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Discuss: You Snooze, You Lose?
“As I mentioned, I love to sleep in.  It's my very favorite thing.  I even ...”
06
Ask Belle: Fighting Makeup Melt
“Belle, What do you recommend using to keep make-up lasting throughout the day?  I wear Bobbi ...”
05
Ask Belle: Solutions for Dirty Stinky Shoes
“Any tips for de-gunking shoes worn barefoot? Dirt and sweat seem to combine the footbed ...”
Ask Belle: The Best Bronzer
“Dear Belle, You reference wearing bronzer in some of your posts, and I am clueless about ...”
04
Ask Belle: Wedding Gifts
“Hi Belle, You have posted some amazing things about what to wear to weddings, but for ...”
03
Ask Belle: The Mark of Love
“Dear Belle, This is embarrassing, but do you have any ideas on how to cover up ...”
Ask Belle: Tips for Shopping on a Budget
“Hi Belle! I've been a loyal reader for over a year now - I love your ...”
May
31
Discuss: Finding Love Online
“A short post today. Online dating.  Have you done it? How was it?  Did you meet ...”
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Ask Belle: DC-Area Boutiques
“Hi Belle, I stumbled upon your blog tonight and I can already tell it's going to ...”
Ask Belle: Preventing Summertime Chafing
“Dear Belle, I work in state level politics (first job).  Now that the weather has changed ...”
29
Ask Belle: Statement Necklaces on a Budget
“Belle~ I hate bubble necklaces and every woman in DC owns one. Cocktail dress, bubble necklace. ...”
Ask Belle: Weekend Casual Bags
“Hi Belle, I have been enjoying your blog for awhile, and have made numerous purchases from ...”
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Ask Belle: Belle's Summer Beauty Buys
“Hi Belle, I love the beauty posts on your blog because you don't rush out to ...”
Ask Belle: Sleeveless Tops for Work
“Hi Belle, I'm getting ready to start on the Hill as a staffer this summer and ...”
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Discuss: Five Questions
“Recently, I've been thinking about content that I could add to the blog to make ...”
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CHS Careerist: Non-Salary Benefits
“Dear Belle, When you wrote about asking for a raise, you mentioned asking for benefits instead ...”
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Donate to Moore, Oklahoma
“I had something else scheduled for this space.  Then, I saw this video from CBS ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Sixteen
“Hi Belle, I often accessorize with scarves at work due to a skin condition; however, in ...”
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Discuss: Some Advice for the Graduate
“Earlier this month, I was speaking to a local sorority about smoothing the transition between ...”
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Two Ways: Postponed
“Hi Ladies, I had last night all planned out.  Dinner at 6:30.  Home by 9:00.  Blog.  ...”
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Ask Belle: Five Shops for Casual Dresses
“Hi Belle, I follow you on Instagram and I'm wondering where you find the dresses you ...”
CHS Careerist: Tips for Negotiating a Raise
“With the popularity of Sheryl Sandberg's book, Lean In, New York City editors have noticed ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Fifteen
“Last week, I featured a giveaway for tickets to a screening of  'Scatter My Ashes ...”
10
Discuss: For Mother's Day
“Recently, my Brother and I were talking on the phone when he made a smart ...”
09
Ask Belle: Handbags for Graduates
“Dear Belle, I have two questions that I need your help answering. 1) What handbags make ...”
08
Ask Belle: Wet Hair and the Office
“ Hi Belle- A few friends and I got into a debate, and as we all love ...”
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Ask Belle: Makeup on an Intern's Budget
“Belle, I don't wear makeup often and I need to buy some to get me through ...”
Ask Belle: Investing in Comfortable Heels
“Dear Belle, I start my internship in less than three weeks, and I am so excited ...”
02
Discuss: The Tipping Point
“Over the past few weeks, reporters and commentators have tried to make sense of the ...”
01
CHS Careerist: Cover Letter Advice
“ Dear Belle, I am not sure if you addressed this specifically in one of your career ...”
Apr
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Fourteen
“Hi Belle, I just bought this dress for an upcoming grad school formal(ish) and, as someone who normally ...”
26
Discuss: The Road Away from Home
“My Brother and I are very different people. I am Norman, leaving home to explore the ...”
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CHS Careerist: Lessons Learned, Part IV
“When you're just starting out, you tend to think about your career progression incrementally.  This ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Thirteen
“Hi Belle, I've been obsessed with the Alice and Olivia dress that you posted a couple ...”
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Discuss: It's a Wedding, Not a Carnival Ride
“Over the years, I've heard brides express a number of theories about how to choose ...”
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Faux Pas? The Air Curler.
“ I have no idea what to make of this product.  Am I intrigued?  Am I ...”
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CHS Careerist: Lessons Learned, Part III
“A few months ago, I was sitting with a group of peers talking about how ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Twelve
“Before we begin, a little March Madness Challenge update... 375 readers and friends entered this year's ...”
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Discuss: Anatomy of Fame
“This week, in between the coverage of the gun debate, immigration reform and North Korea's ...”
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CHS Careerist: Lessons Learned, Part II
“Like most colleges in America, my alma mater was ill-equipped to provide career advice to ...”
09
Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Eleven
“Hi Belle, Now that the weather is finally pleasant and warm, I'm going to be walking ...”
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Discuss: Brand Loyalty
“The concept of "brand loyalty" is something that every company aspires to instill within its ...”
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CHS Careerist: Lessons Learned, Part I
“Over the past few months, I've spoken on a handful of career panels, and one ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Ten
“Hi Belle, I'm searching for a new pair of pearl earrings.  I can't afford to spend ...”
Mar
29
Discuss: Organ Donation
“Earlier this week, I witnessed a frantic Twitter debate regarding organ donation.  Being a proponent ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Nine
“ Belle, I'm on the hunt for a navy blazer.  I have my J.Crew navy suit set, but ...”
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The Office Life: Following Up on a Resume
“Dear Belle, I submitted my summer internship applications for various Members of the House and Senate, ...”
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Ask Belle: To the Max
“Dear Belle, I was watching Rachel Zoe on TV last week, and now all I can ...”
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Discuss: Imaginary Family Planning
“I've been making my way through Sheryl Sandberg's book Lean In, and while I don't ...”
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Ask Belle: Special Shoes for an Overwhelmed Bride
“Hi Belle, I'm getting married in June and I'm having a really hard time choosing wedding ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. Three, No. Six
“Dear Belle, I'm looking for a neutral clutch to carry this summer. I don't want a ...”
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Ask Belle: Dressing Like a TV Show
“When I moved to D.C. in late 2004, the opinion about the District was that ...”
07
Ask Belle: Stylish Under-$100 Denim
“Dear Belle, I live in Tri-Cities, WA, and there is almost nowhere to buy jeans.  I ...”
06
Ask Belle: The Best Cystic Acne Treatment
“This isn't exactly an Ask Belle, because I don't have a specific question for it, ...”
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Ask Belle: Laptop Bags for Work
“Belle, I know you've posted about laptop/work bags before, but most of your suggestions are sold ...”
Local Giveaway: Sheryl Sandberg @ 6th and I [CLOSED]
“Next week, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook will be at Sixth and I discussing her ...”
04
Ask Belle: Stylish Key Fobs
“Hi Belle, I'm a recent grad at my first major job in the DC area and ...”
01
Discuss: In Honor of Rosa Parks
“Earlier this week, civil rights pioneer and all-around badass chick, Rosa Parks, was honored with ...”
Feb
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Career Life/Discuss: How Dare She!
“When Yahoo! announced that it would end employee telecommuting starting June 1st, the decision was ...”
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Some Sad News
“Hi Ladies, I came home from my trip and discovered that my modem has completely crapped ...”
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State of the Blog: Some Updates
“New Features. The past 10 days have brought a lot of changes to Capitol Hill Style ...”
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“Hi Ladies, My week got ahead of me, and I didn't have time to finish today's ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup: Vol. III, No. Five
“Hi Belle, I found your blog a few weeks ago, and though I'm not in government ...”
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Discuss: Dream a Little Dream of Me
“Ever since I was very small, I've had the most vivid dreams and nightmares.  I ...”
14
Ask Belle: Nailed It!
“ I receive a lot of email about nail polish.  Do you need it?  What colors ...”
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Ask Belle: Questions About Legwear
“ Dear Belle,I am currently at my first internship and love it! However, I am having ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Four
“ Dear Belle, I am in the market for a great one piece bathing suit. I have ...”
08
Discuss: Now with a Musical Number
“One of my favorite things about living in the District is that I don't have ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Three
“I'm still working through a seemingly unshrinkable number of Ask Belles, so let's get started. Dear ...”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. Two
“ Dear Belle, What is the best/most effective acne spot treatment?  I have been using Natures Cure for ...”
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Jan
31
Ask Belle: Earn Cash Back with Ebates
“ Belle, You mentioned a website that let's you earn cash back on your online shopping purchases.  ...”
Ask Belle: Best Shopping Advice
“ Hi Belle! Love, love, love your site.  You give a lot of great advice, what's your ...”
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Ask Belle: Moisturizing Hair Treatment
“ Dear Belle, The dry weather is destroying my hair. It is so lifeless that I ...”
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Ask Belle: Packing a Lunch
“ Hi Belle,   I was wondering if you have any suggestions for cute, professional lunchboxes.  I've ...”
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Golden Globes Red Carpet, Live! 6PM EST
“Golden Globes Red Carpet 2013”
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Ask Belle Roundup Vol. III, No. One
“ Dear Belle,  I'm starting a new job soon, and I managed to gain about 20 pounds ...”
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State of the Blog: A Half-Day Hiatus
“Ladies, I've been feeling under the weather lately, so I'll be out for the rest of ...”
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