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  • New Marilyn Monroe Fashion Book – Dressing Marilyn


    With the 50th death anniversary of prolific Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe comes a luminous new tome celebrating her bombshell style- Dressing Marilyn: How a Hollywood Icon Was Styled by William Travilla Take in rich accounts that made fashion history with Andrew Hansford’s new book celebrating the work of William Travilla for Marilyn Monroe, the definitive poster girl of 50’s era Hollywood glamour. And considering Monroe’s flawless chic, who hasn’t had a Marilyn moment in their life? >> BUY: Dressing Marilyn: How…

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  • Stylist Advice: Age Appropriate Shorts And What Leggings To Wear To A Wedding

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    For our first round at Talk Thursday full of expert stylist’s advice, our new weekly installment of style & lifestyle questions from YOU for us to contemplate, comes TWO questions that everyone could learn a thing or two from  From Lisa-   ‘I like the shorts with platform heel look. I am not talking short shorts but at least a 5″ inseam. What I am wondering is what age is too “old” to be wearing this? I am not looking for a cougar…

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  • Find The Perfect Printed Silk Tee – Want It Wednesday


    What do we think YOU will want this Wednesday? After seasons of print mania comes Club Monaco’s perfect graphic silk tee at a price that’s budget conscious… For well-made, well-priced staples that last season in, season out to on-trend must-haves that aren’t easily recognizable, we’ve long been fans of Club Monaco. For starters, their quality really is unbeatable for the price. The design, no matter what it is, always looks considered. >>MORE: Find out how to make prints WORK for…

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  • Jessica Biel Works the Nude Trend – Trend Tuesday


    With wedding season and summer events still ahead, take a style note from Jessica Biel’s gorgeous nude number at a photo call for ‘Total Recall’ We’ve all been there, how does one go formal when special events are held outside far away from black-tie halls come summertime? How does one even go formal when they’ll be facing the outdoors in general? >>MORE: Celebrity Style When considering such obstacles we suggest you look no other than Jessica Biel’s head-to-toe nude number…

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  • “Valentino: Master of Couture” – A New Exhibition

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    After starring in an eye-opening and utterly infectious study on film of his life and work followed by a series of smartly curated museum exhibitions comes the latest celebration of Valentino at the Somerset House From hand painted haute couture dresses created late in his career to Julia Robert’s graphic vintage Valentino dress she infamously wore to the Oscar’s, expect to see a bevy of the dressmakers finest creations on hand for a truly inspirational experience. >>DISCOVER: Valentino Fall 2012…

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  • Get the Do – Kate Beckinsale’s Easy To Manage Hairstyle


    Star style favorite Kate Beckinsale made a bold look seem easy to manage with an undone hairstyle that you’ll be able to pull of with expert advice straight from the pro’s who helped her In Giorgio Armani Privé at the premiere of her latest film Total Recall, actress Kate Beckinsale made the correct and inspiring choice to play down her dress’ opulent motif with simple hair that made her look all the more modern. >>DISCOVER MORE TIPS: Our Beauty Section Celebrity…

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  • Jeans – Classic Vs. Trendy on Kate Middleton and Diane Kruger


    When it comes to denim, you can go any way you want, from dressed up to comfy and fuss-free, just take a look at Diane Kruger and Kate Middleton who both worked denim to their advantage from the oh-so trendy to the discreetly classic… The other day Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, wore a classic pair of dark skinny jeans at the Cross Country Equestrian competition at the 2012 London Olympic Games and looked polished and quite glamorous to boot. What…

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  • Trend Tuesday – Varsity Blues Inspired by Jil Sander Pre-Fall

    Varsity Prep at Jil Sander Pre-Fall 2013

    With fashion cycling through the classics comes one of our favorite returns, the varsity inspired trend we’ve seen from some of our go-to labels Take Raf Simon’s Pre-Fall collection for Jil Sander as your starting point with its wide range of ultra-deluxe classics peppered with the labels initials. Placed on structured basics with a retro elegance, the theme loses its ironic tendencies for a look that’s fresh. The winning trick here was that these pieces have an ageless sophistication to…

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  • Find Figure Flattering Dresses Fast


    Looking for that perfect summer dress, one that’s figure flattering, stylish and easy on the wear? In the midst of a blazing hot summer we’ve taken a moment to help you find the right dress for basically any season. After all, a dress is not only one of the easiest things you can wear, it also works as a comfortable foundational base come fall and winter. With these tips in mind, you’ll be on your way to building a wardrobe…

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  • Olympic Beauty Secrets from the USA Synchronized Swimming Team

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    Olympic Beauty Secrets with Expert Hair & Skin advice from Mariya Koroleva and Mary Killman of the US Synchronized Swimming Team: And with the London games in full effect, the Olympic duo are here to share some invaluable tips to keep your hair & skin looking their best just as you’re combatting sporty summer events. And trust them, after all, they’ve spent many a day battling the sometimes harsh effects of competitive swimming and know what it takes to keep you…

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  • The Perfect Tote – Want It Wednesday


    What we want this Wednesday is a fun, updated take on the classic shopper tote, like this fun alternative from Acne From Acne comes one covetable tote that’s unique, on-trend, and somehow timeless! Ultra-deluxe totes have made quite a comeback from the likes of Celine and Stella McCartney. Especially when taking in to mind that while practical, tote bags also boast a generous dose of ease on the wear, can expand to hold an assortment of must-haves and almost certainly…

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  • Mara Hoffman Resort 2013 Swimwear Collection

    Mercedes Benz Miami Swim 2013, Mara Hoffman, Raleigh Hotel July 21, 2012

    Mara Hoffman’s Resort 2013 Swimwear Collection tinged with the designers knack at balancing earthy, ethnic vibes with a realistic sense of ease on the wear with jewelry from Pamela Love and custom boots from Frye to punctuate each looks boho flavor Mercedes Benz Miami Swim 2013, Mara Hoffman, Raleigh Hotel July 21, 2012 In their words: Designer Mara Hoffman constantly finds inspiration from nature, mythology, and fantasy when creating her Ready-to-Wear and Swimwear collections, as well as many of the…

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