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Emily's Etiquette Series: Football Games

written by: Emily Alston It’s that time of year my dears. When the fall air is as crisp as your organic seaweed chips. When the smell of pumpkin spice and mulled wine fill the air. When the wool sweaters come out of hiding and when the pigskin flys.  Yes, it is the season of football.  It’s time for the boys to strap on their helmets and for us to pull out our pom poms to cheer on their impending concussions. It’s certainly a time to be alive.  One must be prepared in this season, and certainly before entering a stadium to enjoy the American pastime of football, so again I’m here to help. Here are my top Do’s and Don’ts...

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The Bag Ladies: Clear Round Tote

Alyssa and Emily, also known as The Bag Ladies, discuss our clear backpack with a good sense of humor. Learn where they would wear, measurements and more.  Clear Round Tote Our clear round tote is sophisticated and chic in every way. Constructed for workday, sporting events, and date night. We use highly quality recycled PVC that is durable for optimal everyday use. The clear tote comes with a pop-in pouch composed of faux leather and waterproof interior. Use the pop-in pouch in the clear round tote for workday or date night. When the weekend rolls around take out the pouch for a sporting event, concert or music festival to be compliant with bag regulations.  We love the versatility of our...

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Emily's Etiquette Series: Meet the Parents

written by: Emily AlstonSo you read my last blog, met your husband online and now you’re about to meet his mom and dad. And you’re like, Emily - what do I do?? It’s scary, I know, but luckily I’m here to help.  Meeting the parents of your significant other can be quite an ordeal and anxiety is usually in full force. What do I wear? What do I address them as? Should I bring wine? Soooo many questions.  Let me ease your pain.  Here are my top Do’s and Don'ts when meeting your future in-laws:  The Dos: Do Greet Them in 3 Different Languages. Just do it. Impress them right off the bat. I like to give a good, “Hola, Bonjour,...

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How to Style a Clear Bucket Bag

ATCD shows three fits that can be worn with our clear bucket bag. We've got all the style tricks covered below.   Outfit 1:Since March 2020, jeans have become a pants of the past, are they really comfortable? In the first outfit, we say ditch the jeans. We like the idea of playing with different colors and patterns on pants. Think comfortable khakis or joggers. We don’t mean the ugly khakis that were the pants of a school uniform once upon a time, but similar to ones that ATCD is rocking or from Gap. Khakis should be high-rise or cropped with a wide leg. Search for ones in different colors or a pattern like checked, plaid, floral, etc. Both types of...

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What's a Clear Bag Policy?

Clear bag policy. The phrase has been buzzing around stadiums, venues, bookstores, and retailers since late 2013. We define a clear bag policy when a venue requires a handbag that is clear plastic, vinyl or PVC under a specific measurement to attend an event. Progression of the term clear bag policy, started with the NFL issuing a notice to leave large bags at home for the Fall 2013 season. The policy stated only clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bags 12x6x12 or smaller would be allowed in. Any smaller handbag should be the size of a gallon Ziploc or clutch bag, which is around the size of a hand.  The goal of the NFL was to build a safer environment and...

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