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WCW: Lori Dupler Almendinger

I am particularly proud to introduce Lori Dupler Almendinger as our #WCW this week, not only because she is a beautiful human being full of love, acceptance, and wisdom, but she is also my future mother-in-law!!  What?  I know- I’m definitely one of the lucky ones.  I consider her a second mom, a mentor, and […]

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Fall Favorites

We hope everyone had an amazing Halloween, we here at Soma & Ulte had a Halloween we’ll never forget! And now its November 1st which means we are moving into full winter mode. And for those of you not quite ready to bust out all the reds and greens for the holidays but still want […]

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Halloween Traditions

One of our favorite things to do in Los Angeles is ring in the holiday season at the Hollywood Bowl, and what better way than to watch a live performance of “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”. This was our second year of attending Danny Elfman: Halloween at the Hollywood Bowl and, like last year, […]

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Skeleton Makeup DIY

One of our favorite things about Halloween is being able to transform into some other person, character, or personality that is completely different from our every day selves.  This year, we have recruited our wonderfully talented friend and special FX makeup artist, Brittany White, to help us transform into spooky Halloween skeletons!  Follow her on […]

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Spooky Soiree

    Are you planning a spooky soiree this Halloween? Then you’ll need a spooky cocktail to go along with it, cause you know people are coming for the boos 😉 We wanted to create a sinister, blood red colored drink to pop against all the black and white décor. For this we went with […]

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#WCW: Lucretia Tye Jasmine

When June and I first came up with the idea of dedicating Wednesdays to our Women Crush Wednesdays series we made a list of all the incredible women we knew and Lucretia Tye Jasmine was at the very tippy top of my list! I’m fortunate enough to call her my cousin and y’all are fortunate […]

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A Vampire Ball: Bat Skirt DIY

Here at Soma & Ulte we LOVE creating Halloween decorations, and costumes are no exception.  This year, however, we are doing something different so that we can still embrace the fashionista inside.  This week’s OOTD is dedicated to the Bat Skirt DIY, which is not only perfect for those who don’t want to totally commit […]

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Black Magic

    Yall!! We are officially ONE WEEK away from Halloween!! Time to pull out all the stops! Halloween is one of those holidays where there’s no such thing as too much, you can go as big and bold as you want to! But you know us; we love to create a color theme. And […]

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The Witching Hour

Halloween is right around the corner and there is nothing more exciting to us than black cats, wide brimmed hats, and getting in touch with our witchy selves.  So naturally we recruited my very own black kitty, Jaxx, for this photoshoot and he happened to be the perfect accessory for this ensemble from Alice + Olivia! There […]

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A Pumpkin Table Setting

Y’all didn’t think we were done with pumpkins yet did you? We wanted to give y’all options for ways to actually USE pumpkins. Here we set the table for a cozy little pre-costume party supper that would work just as well for Thanksgiving! First is the centerpiece…To make a vase out of a pumpkin you […]

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