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Laura Serino

After visiting Maine only a handful of times, Laura Serino packed up her studio apartment in New York City and headed north for "the way life should be." After a summer on North Haven island, she and her boyfriend, a Maine native, settled in Portland, Maine. Serino is a former magazine editor who has been published in national and regional publications. When she isn't blogging, she spends her time antiquing, scouring thrift shops, exploring new places in Maine and cozying up to her cat Jasper. She recently completed her first book, "Twentysomething Girl, 1001 Quick Tips and Tricks to Make Your Life Easier." Reach her at Follow her: @ForeFrontFash

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Fore Front Fashion with Laura Serino
Posted: February 7, 2014

Basics in black

You know what you can never go wrong in? An all-black ensemble. It’s a joke that New Yorkers always dress in black, but it’s no wonder they do. This NYCer, an Alex & Ani employee visiting the Portland location, got to escape the snow-ridden streets of Manhattan while having a mild-weathered time here in Maine before the storm hit us. I thought she looked perfectly pulled together with all black ee’rything – the tights, the boots, the thigh highs, even the bag – with that big swaddle of white at the neck. Very metropolitan indeed.

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