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It's Sweater Weather

It's Sweater Weather

The leaves are getting crunchy and turning into a beautiful array of colors. Along with all of these fall reminders comes sweater weather.

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Summer Sunnies Style Guide

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Summer Sunnies Style Guide

Not only eye protection, summer sunnies are a fashion statement.  Have you ever wondered what shape or style to go with? I came across this Sunglass Style Guide and thought I'd share.  Of course, it all comes down to what style you like, but this is a fun read from Marie Claire..enjoy!

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Must Have Travel Accessories

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What are the Must Have Travel Accessories? What are the important key items to being fashionable while traveling and not over packing? Okay, most of us have done it, over packed too many fashion accessories for a trip. Only to find were still wearing the same pair of earrings every day we wore when we boarded our flight, three days into our trip. Whether it's a business trip, a weekend get-a-way or the journey of a lifetime, why take up precious space in our luggage that we may need to fill with great finds along our way to bring home?  Having...

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One, Two, Three, Four! (Four Looks in One!)

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One, Two, Three, Four! (Four Looks in One!)

Just like that, you can turn one item of clothing into four (maybe more) different looks. How? Accessorize! I'm going to feature our Classic Sleeveless White Eyelet Dress to show you how easy it'll be for you to do.  From brunch to beachfront, our flowy, feminine eyelet dress is the ultimate in looking fab while feeling comfortable and fresh even on the warmest days. This knee-length piece is light and airy as can be, featuring a tiered fabric with small floral cutouts on every other panel and a ruffled hem.  Okay, let's start here.  Basic...but classic, right? We're going for...

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Happy 16th Anniversary to The Hope Chest! (And how it all began)

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Happy 16th Anniversary to The Hope Chest! (And how it all began)

Wow! How times flies when you're having fun! We have awesome customers who support our small business! (and now were online serving even more great customers) Some of you may be wondering how it all started...    The Hope Chest began in 2003 with a big dream and a small quaint shop (approx. 400 sq. ft.) located in Dutch Neck Village. It wasn't long before we purchased another store, which would eventually become an expansion for The Hope Chest. Then after 9 1/2 years we expanded once again. Our current store is approx. 3300 sq. ft. Located in The Hopewell...

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