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Arizona Midday | Designer Handbag Looks for Less

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Your handbag is the finishing touch on your outfit and makes a strong personal style statement. Of course, we'd all love to buy nothing but the latest designer bag, but our budget sometimes forces us to look for a more affordable piece because the mortgage isn't going to pay itself. Good news! We found a number of designer bag look-a-likes or "inspired by" styles and some are pretty hard to tell apart from the expensive designer versions! Now, that said, when you are ready to buy an investment piece, a luxury handbag is where to put your dollars, since you will use a quality bag for years to come. Many designer ...Read more.

Trend Watch: The Much-Loved Mule is Back

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They started to re-appear on the scene last year, but this spring the mule is back in a major way. Mules are essentially backless shoes -- they can be any height -- and, while generally they have a more casual vibe, they complement a variety of looks, from dresses and skirts to shorts and cropped pants. Be careful when pairing them with long pants, as it's easy to have the back of your trouser leg get caught under your heel -- tacky! ...Read more.

At Work | Color of the Year Radiates

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All hail, the official 2014 Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid!! Every year Pantone determines the next color that we will see everywhere in designer collections, and MSL predicts that "love is in the air" with this one. ...Read more.