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  • Do you dare to wear knee high socks with heels?


     Wear It Wednesday… it’s a dare to pull off socks and shoes. Socks and shoes, no not the way actors had to wear black socks in sexy movie scenes back in the day, but black socks of the off the runway kind. Miuccia Prada started the knee high socks worn with heels trend and championed it. Think of this fashion trend as an alternative to boots in warmer months, just look at the Marni look below.  Outfits pop with neutral…

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  • Weekend Chic – Cheap, Comfortable, Casual Clothing and Stylish Too

    Christy Turlington Weekend Chic

    Same old weekend chic: Fitted jeans for those casual days Now that it’s time to lose those coats and heavy knits, look to these chicsters for off-the-job inspiration for easy, approachable weekend chic that’s fuss-free and perfect for those on-the-go moments And while you’re at it, drop those baggy sweats, ditch the wide-leg jeans and store the harem pants. You’ll thank yourself when you see how simple it is to dress quickly with very little thought. Nothing new here, just wiping…

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  • Prints Please! Here’s How Camilla Belle Wears The New Floral Dress In Style


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A floral dress that looks fresh and neither old lady or juvenile Try our expert style tips, on how to wear a floral dress with easy, fuss-free style. Camilla Belle’s sexy floral Prada dress gave flower power an entirely new spin at last week’s Chanel dinner for the Tribeca Film Festival. I think one you should consider toying with on your own… >>Learn how to Make a Big Impact in Small Prints No shrinking violet, Belle’s floral number…

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  • Costume Institute Gala at the Met – Red Carpet Style Part Two


    Red Carpet Style from “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part Two From the expected appearances in Alexander McQueen to the rather unexpected, this year’s Met Gala had some surprises and inspirational looks for sure. Here’s a look at a few more highlights from the evening’s red carpet arrivals. >>MORE: Drool-worthy Red Carpet Fashion Actress Mia Wasikowska (above) was one of our top favorites of the event in scarlet red Prada that boasted a high…

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  • Inside the Exhibition: Schiaperelli and Prada – Impossible Conversations at The Met

    Prada at The Met

    From The Met comes Impossible Conversations, a look at the work of Elsa Schiaperelli and Miuccia Prada, two of fashion history’s most indispensible designers Before heading to yesterday’s preview of Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations at The Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute, we couldn’t help but think about how challenging it must have been when trying to top last year’s record-breaking retrospective of the work of Alexander McQueen. >>Related: Alexander McQueen’s record breaking Savage Beauty at The Met And while the McQueen tribute…

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  • Costume Institute Gala at the Met – Impossible Conversations – Red Carpet Style

    Gisele Bundchen in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci with husband Tom Brady at "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala

    Red Carpet Style from “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Time goes by so fast that it’s even hard to believe that the Met Gala was here once again just yesterday evening especially after the mega-buzz last year’s Savage Beauty retrospective of Alexander McQueen drew. >>MORE: Drool-worthy Red Carpet Fashion But here we are again for another fantastic, intriguing exhibit focusing on the work and uncanny parallels between Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaperelli, two women who could easily…

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  • Met Museum Live Stream Costume Institute Benefit From The Red Carpet Today


    It’s almost like be right there at the Met Museum Costume Gala but you can be in your pj’s… we wont tell! Good news, this year’s Met Museum Gala for the Costume institute Benefit will be shared via live stream for those looking for high-fashion inspiration… For the first time ever, arrivals on the red carpet for today’s gala to open and celebrate the museum’s latest show, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, will be shared live. If last year’s Alexander…

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  • Fabulous Friday- Find a Classic Bag Like This One From Balenciaga


    While its double-digit price tag may stop you at hello, there’s no denying the simple sophistication and beauty that this luxury timeless classic bag from Balenciaga boasts, making it the kind of bag to keep your eye out for this season. Why? Besides its irresistible bordeaux hue, its equestrian inspired details and restrained use of hardware, its signature zipper pulls and tricks lend it a chic yet subtle strength. Not too large, not trendy and age-appropriate for any age, imagine it with just about anything, anytime. >>A…

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  • Can A Midi Dress Look Chic & Not Matronly? Yes, Look At Gwyneth Paltrow


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: An elegant midi dress that doesn’t scream old lady frumpy AND you can wear it to work! Here’s some stylist advice on how to make a forever-chic statement like actress Gwyneth Paltrow in a knee-length number and not look matronly. Turning head’s for over a decade with her innate sense of style that remains forever-chic, actress Gwyneth Paltrow‘s recent appearance in a minimal Burberry textured dress should work for you as a source of inspiration…

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  • Chloe – 2012 Hyères Festival – The Chloé Award and Runway Show for Fashion Talent


    The Hyères Festival continues to serve as a thrilling annual competition of top notch talent in the design & art fields, fresh from the Chloe Award presentation comes new talent: Each Spring the Hyères Festival helps champion young talent in need of financial nutruing and mentoring and also works as an annual gathering of talented young individuals whose work inspires with its limitless possibilities. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Of the fifteen designers on the roster for The Chloe Award, we’ve selected the top…

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  • Bridal and Prom Hair Inspiration Fresh From Badgley Mischka Bridal Fall 2012


    With prom & bridal season now upon us, take a lead from hairstylist Peter Gray who offers up his expert hairstyling tips to help you look your best on your special day. Let’s get excited with some of these bridal and prom hair inspiration photos and how-to’s…. Fresh off the runways of Badgley Mischka’s Fall 2012 Bridal Collection comes a romantic option inspired by the sophistication and timeless elegance of fashion icon Walli Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, and her old-school silver-screen glamor….

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  • Trend Tuesday- Stylist Tips to Wear a Pleated Skirt Like Emmy Rossum, her midi is by Sonia Rykiel


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Vintage Italian actress style that’s smart and sexy Work it like Gina Lollabrigida on Rome’s via Vento, back in the 50s! What is not to love about this capricious and classic look; particularly when the pleats are sexy and do not evoke Marion the Librarian. Shop: Sonia Rykiel at Shopbop Flirty, romantic and ultra-feminine, pleated a-line knee-length skirts are guaranteed to elicit an ode to old-school starlet style glamour, but that’s not exactly what this season’s…

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