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  • New York Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: Oversized elegance at Derek Lam Fall 14

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    Straight from Derek Lam Fall 14 comes a selection of oversized options that are both comfortable and elegant! And his latest offerings made his collection one of our favorites so far as we continue to cover the top New York Fashion Week trends.  Good ridden body-con this and bandage that! Leave it to Derek Lam, whose coats and office worthy attire are always on mark, to suss out some seriously easy on the wear & the eye options. We’ll take that sports…

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  • Cheap Chic: How to look stylish on a budget

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    How to look stylish on a budget in minutes with expert style advice… Take from black belt shoppers who NEVER pay full price for almost anything when it comes to looking chic while being frugal. Let’s be clear, Sharon & I both love something fabulous, at an equally fabulous price when we can. We’re here keep you looking more put together and confident, with ease that rings true to your personal style. After all, we get dressed ourselves and no matter…

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  • Crushing on Cate Blanchett chic in menswear

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    Cate Blanchett chic in menswear inspired garb while recently out and about had us crushing on her relaxed take on masculine elegance. Would you don a similar look?  I’ll Have what She’s Having: Menswear style totally stolen from the boys. Here’s what we think of her attempt at menswear made chic and why you should give it a go! >>You’ll Have What She’s Having: Casual Chic Done Right! To many, this could very well be a very challenging look to pull off without looking like…

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  • Spring Fashion Trends Guide: How to wear what was on the New York, London, Milan and Paris runways

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    Spring Trend Report Resource Guide: We curated the best 2014 Spring Fashion Trends from the fashion week runways in New York, London, Milan + street style inspiration to be seen on real-world ladies, like you! Straight from the catwalk and onto your mood boards– with a bountiful array of styles from the runway & the on trend fashion week street style ladies to make a mark on your sartorial spirit for seasons to come. Where do you plan on taking your style this season? We invite you to enjoy curated highlights…

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  • Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014: A case for the classics in the audience

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    Ok, you may not be able to afford this (nor I), but you can certainly afford to understand the power of elegantly tailored pieces… haute couture or mass market, there’s some fab styling inspiration there! I’ll Have What She’s Having: Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014 attendees had us mesmerized on How to make a case for classics with celebrities Kate Bosworth and more in ultra glam, daytime friendly Dior We love to people watch almost more than see what’s on…

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  • Sneak ahead with the comfort sneaker shoe trend now at couture too

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    Oh, my! Sneakers shown with dress clothes at couture… that’s Chanel haute couture, and not Juicy! The women’s comfort sneaker trend is going strong as just witnessed at the latest Paris couture shows, but do you know how to look chic in comfort shoes and put together? (Rather than the opposite which can be kinda schleppy, to say the least) It’s official, wearing a sneaker in style should no longer be left to the street stars as even Karl Lagerfeld sent a…

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  • Color Inspiration: Grown up ways of mixing plums & pinks at Veronique Branquinho pre-fall 2014

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    Veronique Branquinho Pre-fall 2014 was a modern line-up featuring grown up ways to wear pink with oxblood (the new classic color) via architectural color blocking… Why not steal the look NOW? And with pink popping up on other runways and the street style set, maybe its time to reconsider the fresh feel of pastels during colder months. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS What make’s highlights from Veronique Branquinho’s Pre-Fall line stand out (above) is the almost mannish, simplistic use of otherwise pretty hues….

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  • Emporio Armani Menswear Fall 2014 Fashion Show Photos

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    In moody shades of greys and plums, Emporio Armani’s Fall 2014 men’s range was stark in hue but heavy on refined, resourceful finishes and fabrications. In their words…  ILLUSION Emporio Armani Menswear Fall 2014:  A glowing world; a lustre that stems from the very nature of the fabric and its transformations; a flash of fur that changes the perception of garments. A glamorous project by choice and intention, Emporio Armani focuses on mineral colours such as stone greys. These are…

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  • John Varvatos Fashion Show Photos Fall-Winter 2014

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    JOHN VARVATOS Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Fall / Winter 2014 Milan Fashion Week – Menswear Designer John Varvatos unleashed a heady rock’n roll brew for Fall 2014 while taking cue from iconic band KISS and their signature made up faces to conjure an aura of mysteriousness and strength. And he just so happened to present the band in tow for his latest collection while unveiling them as his Spring campaign superstars and current muses. And once you look past the…

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  • It’s cold, you need this: Quick layering tips & must-have’s to help prepare you for an artic chill

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    Brrrrr, it’s freezing out. We all need a little extra padding to protect us from the elements. But who wants to look like a S’Mores with legs? Don’t worry, we have you covered…. Quick layering tips are something we think you may want to take heed of considering how brutally cold its been so early on into the winter season So how do you prepare yourself before heading out in the ‘polar vortex?’ And no, red wine is not the answer!…

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  • Leather Style + Care Guide

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    Our Leather Style + Care Guide comes to you as we’ve begun to look through our archives in celebration of our 15th year online while keeping in mind what works for today And if we’re placing bets, our money’s on leather. Its everywhere more than ever now, plus, it’s unbearably cold all over the states this season. And most updated of all this time around: summer leather! From runways to discount chains, leather has become a quintessential element on deluxe…

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  • Rev up a classic skirt suit for a night out like Julia Roberts

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A simple way to update what you own and turn it into a party outfit We thought you might like a last-minute holiday outfit idea that you can probably pull from your closet right now! In a classic skirt suit (hers is by Givenchy) , Julia Roberts pulls off an easy to do recipe for updating your go-to number for a night out… While a quintessential black skirt suit is often saved for days at the office, Julia…

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