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Once in a Lifetime

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Hello (almost) Fall! Did you all catch the eclipse this week?  My cell phone photos didn't look like much, but someone was nice enough lend me eclipse glasses and THAT was a great view.  How remarkable that on a random Tuesday afternoon we all got to enjoy something that happens literally once in a lifetime.  It made me happy to see so many people stop whatever important things they were doing and make time to be a part of that magic.  In 6th grade our teachers took us out in a bus in the middle of the night to see Halley's Comet, another one-in-a-lifetime happening. It's...

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Fall Growing Up Smockingbird Holidays Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.   Growing up we enjoyed huge Thanksgiving dinners at Grandma's house.  Tables of food snaked from the kitchen into the rest of the house.  Tons of people came.  Family.  Extended family.  Family friends.  Pretty much anybody who didn't have a place to go was welcome.  I loved the house full and buzzing with excitement.   Thanksgiving always started early with cooking, mimosas, the Macy's parade, and kids sneaking rolls from the table . . . then progressed to Grandpa carving the bird and a big midday meal with stories and so much laughter . . . then a...

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Essential Fall Layering

Adorable Essentials Boots Brands We Love Crewcuts Fall Layering Livie & Luca Matilda Jane Sheplers Smockingbird Style Tarjay

Your Smockingbird pretties can work all year long with a few key layering pieces, so we wanted to share some of our favorites.  These six staples will winterize your closet and have you ready for fall in no time!  1. Layering tees.  Wear layering tees under sleeveless styles to keep you warm AND fashionable.   Adorable Essentials has some fantastic styles at reasonable prices (and in tons of colors).  I like the 3/4" ruffled sleeve tee (pictured), the 3/4 bubble tee, and the long sleeve with a ruffle at the wrist.  I was seriously impressed with the quality!  Just make sure...

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Fall Livie & Lucas

Boots Brands We Love Fall Livie & Luca Matilda Jane Smockingbird Suede Well Dressed Wolf

Fall Livie and Lucas are here.  They are adorable! It's all about the BABY this fall.  Livie and Luca baby shoes are the cutest on the market!!  Tiny versions of favorite styles make for great baby shower gifts and big sister-little sister matches.  The details on the baby shoes are amazing, from the stretchy ankle to the tiny grips on the sole.  Precious! Petals are a girl's best friend.  Sweet as ever, this season's colors include gorgeous silver and bronze with glitter details.  These are neutral enough to match everything and sparkly enough for holiday fashion.  The new dark green...

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Fall Livie and Lucas are HERE!!

Brands We Love Fall Kids Fashion Livie & Luca Shoes Smockingbird Suede

The fall Livie and Luca line is here and we couldn't be happier with these beauties.  They are even more stunning in person!  Think sweet details, smart craftsmanship, and adorableness that matches everything.  So we wanted to introduce the newest Livies with some "in real life" photos. <img src="" alt="pios.JPG" /> Pios are probably my favorite Livie style.  We have a thing for birds here at Smockingbird.  The fall Pio lineup includes turquoise and grape leather, and red and gray suede.  The sparkly birds on the leather shoes are so cute!  And I am in love with the soft suede.  Gray is...

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