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Samantha McClelland

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Samantha, affectionately known as The Brunette One, is the voice behind this fashion and lifestyle blog that was created in 2010. The Brunette One is her collection of splendid things. A collection that includes Samantha’s love of fashion and style; cataloging the latest trends & shopping tips, along with sharing her personal & street style inspirations. See more at:

Personal style in one word


Favorite Designer


Essential Accessory

Dainty Necklaces from Kenda Kist Jewelry

Favorite Place to Shop


Go-To Beauty Product

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

Emma Stone

Tulle skirt | White striped bodycon

I am a huge fan of over-sized comfy clothes- especially in the winter! I've seen a few of these cozy-looking tops available for sale a few different places and thought to myself, "I could DIY that for 1/4 of the price in about 5 minutes." Sure enough, I got a yard of fleece for $4.99…

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