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    Due to a variety of factors including the insanely cold winter we're finally coming out of -- I found myself in a major, MAJOR funk over the past few months. Actually, forget calling it a funk. Ever since last summer ended, I've been in a depression of sorts -- to the point where I kind of let myself go a little bit in regards to my appearance.

    (See how I was using my kid as a shield? Pathetic.)

    I'm a little ashamed to admit it, but I found myself in yoga pants on days when I had no intention of working out. I stopped putting on makeup every day. I gained weight. And I even started telling myself that because I'm in my late 30s -- it really didn't matter that my looks had gone in the gutter a little bit.

    But then a couple weeks ago, I made one teeny-tiny change to my appearance -- and suddenly I look and feel like a brand new person.

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    For much of my life, I have been firmly against fanny packs. I remember the extreme disdain I felt for anyone sporting one back in the day ... And we all know that there is no one so disdainful as a pre-teen girl. That disdain is something I thought would last my whole life (see also: Birkenstocks), but, um, well, the truth is ... I think I may be changing my mind about fanny packs.

    Horrifying, right? No! Wait! It's not what you think!

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    Pastel colors are going to be a big trend this spring, but many women tend to shy away from them because they fear looking like Easter eggs or little girls. There's no need to avoid the lightest and sweetest lavenders, pinks, blues, and yellows, which can soften your overall look and make you feel happier and lighter than you have all winter long -- if you can keep a few tricks in mind for how to wear them well.

    Lucky for us, it's easier than ever to find great and sophisticated pastel clothing and accessories. Here are 9 essential pastel pieces that will make you super excited to add light hues to your spring wardrobe.

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    What is the cost of a bag with a big smiley face and the phrase "Have a nice day" in most places? Usually, it's free (unless you live in San Francisco where -- by law -- you have to pay 10 cents for a shopping bag). But if you want a version that is "crafted from printed python skin ... lined in soft suede with hand-painted edges," you'll pay $4,000. Yes, $4,000 for something that looks JUST like a regular old plastic shopping bag.

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    I have a confession to make. I'm somewhat of a handbag snob -- but in the sense that I just can't seem to justify shelling out a ton of cash for something that is going to wind up with crushed crayons and goldfish crackers in the bottom of it.

    Yes, I'm saying I refuse to carry anything but cheap bags (at least until my kid turns 18 or whatever). That being said, you would not believe how many people think the red satchel bag I currently carry around is designer -- and they're simply floored when I tell them it cost $34.99 and I bought it at Target.

    Like seriously -- people look at me like I have two heads when I tell them it didn't cost a fortune.

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    Oh man, do I have winter cabin fever! All I want to do is wear shorts and flip-flops and paint my toenails bright pink ... but alas, here on the East Coast, we're going to be stuck with our winter coats for a while. Sigh. Well, while it's too soon to start sandal-shopping, it's the perfect time to treat ourselves to  bright new spring bags that we can start using right away. A new, affordable bag is a fun purchase that will cheer us AND our winter coats up!

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    Wow. Really? Check out this photo of Kristen Stewart carrying a Chanel backpack, which just happens to come with a hefty price tag of $3,400. She was spotted with the fancy-schmancy bag in Paris -- and I should probably mention that yes, that's another, smaller Chanel purse she's carrying -- and she's wearing a Chanel sweatshirt.

    Can someone please tell me what the heck is going on, here? Am I missing something, or is adorning herself with designer accessories totally out of character for KStew? Oh, that's right. She's the new face of Chanel and was headed to a photo shoot when this pic was taken. But still.

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    Holy moly am I bored to tears of my winter "uniform!" And by that I mean either jeans or leggings with the same boring rotation of boring long-sleeved tops and boring sweaters. I need a tropical vacation! For three months!

    Sigh. Since we can't all have that (and if you can, can you please put me in your suitcase?), we CAN indulge in a little retail therapy. Tons of stuff is on major mark-down right now, so it's the perfect time to treat yourself (and your closet!).

     

    Image via Dress Barn

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    You guys? Out of all the things he could've bought for her this Christmas, check out the gaudy Hermes handbag Kanye West gave Kim Kardashian.

    No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. There are naked women on the side of the bag -- which, of course, is from a famous contemporary artist ... George Condo. (Who?)

    Considering the purse alone is estimated to have cost around $16,000, we can only imagine how much dough Kanye shelled out for this customized version.

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    Do you have one of those stylish types on your holiday shopping list this season? One of those sisters who spends more on her shoes than on her mortgage? Or one of those husbands who likes to match his socks to his pocket squares? Yeah, we feel your pain. It's not easy to shop for the super fashion forward when you're just happy to get out of the house without kid goo on you every day.

    Well, fret no more! Over on The Prowl, we did our haute homework and found several style-savvy gift ideas for fashionable guys and gals on your list. Check out our sneak peek of 13 gift ideas below and then click over to The Prowl to see the rest of our picks.

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