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  • Get Some Drama: Dark smokey eyes are perfect for New Year’s Eve

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    For me, the easiest way to glam up any look is by way of a black rimmed smokey eye. My preferences change from time to time, currently I’m loving a smudge of Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour and then using an angled brush with a light dusting of black shadow to blend and define. At the moment, I’m drawn to this method over my usual black pencil, powder, and maybe even liner.  That’s how I do it. Last month Jaimie Alexander took…

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  • White Space + Top 2013 Style Tips

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    It’s that time of year where my family and I head out to our place in Wyoming. A high-energy ski vacation for them. Seeking the solace in white space for me. Don’t get me wrong, I do my winter sports days but it’s more the peace and tranquility found in the quiet of snow that I love best. The magnificent open vistas and the white space where I find the luxury to reflect, regroup, and renew for the year ahead….

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  • Some of my favorite…

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    Ahh, the tree is down and we headed off to our ski place out west but it deserves one last look. I couldn’t help but add to my husband’s whimsical ornament collection when we got married. A few of my holiday favorites from our New York tree. Full of poodles and pretty ladies and kooky creatures… and a menorah or two… oh, my! Have a happy merry to all who partake in the season of joy. All the holiday style…

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  • Is it cool to flaunt designer labels as part of your personal business brand?

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    Business Style Stylist Advice: How you project yourself as a professional can get tricky. Let’s help this reader see the sides of whether or not it is cool to flaunt designer labels as part of your business brand as some entrepreneurs do.    Dear Sharon: As an entrepreneur and marketing coach, I’m aware of how my fellow online marketers present themselves. I follow a particular woman’s program where she constantly displays photos of herself decked out in every luxury label…

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  • Last-Minute Holiday Style Questions: Answered!

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    I had so much fun on the phone last week answering your last-minute holiday style questions! The special bonus Q&A session was for my bestie’s on my newsletter list… it’s free to subscribe & this live call was a thank you for being part of my insiders. I love the connection of getting up close with you by phone for some quick-fire help. There will be more opportunities coming up in the new year (so hop on my list, why…

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  • Surely, I won’t forget…

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    I want to share this simple and very thoughtful holiday gift that I received from my friend Steve. A box of lovely ribbons! Don’t you love it when “found” art meets memories and can all be wrapped up in a pretty decorative bowl?  Now, I will have plenty to choose from when I need to tie a ribbon around my finger… What are your simple and thoughtful gift ideas?   MORE: Holiday Style  

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  • Have you heard the news? Green is a goner. Radiant Orchid is THE color of year for 2014

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    My Inbox (well, “Promotions” box thanks to Google sorting) is flooding with press releases about all the Radiant Orchid items coming out soon since the big announcement yesterday. You see, Emerald Green is so last year. I wasn’t really dancing to Tangerine Tango from the year before that. But I can cotton up to Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2014, drumroll please, Radiant Orchid. Yes, the color is lovely. But why wait until Spring when every designer from clothes…

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  • Fuzzy Wuzzy, it’s time for new shearling boots

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    Never say never. Truth be told, personally, I’m not much of a shearling boot / classic UGG fan. A few seasons ago, I stumbled upon a pair of Zadig & Voltaire gray shearling booties with the right amount of edge and back zipper slimness to avoid the generic girl at the mall feel. It was right after my foot surgery and I was still pretty swollen so the soft bootie was exactly what I needed or more important, what I…

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  • Dress up laid back style with a floppy wide brim fedora à la Jessica Alba

    In a fedora, actress Jessica Alba epitomizes laid back cool while out & about… Traveling in style never comes all that easy, we know, but one look at Jessica Alba’s wide brim floppy fedora had us on the hunt for a smart topper to punctuate otherwise laid back outfits when on the go. >> RELATED: Scarf This Up: Mommy Chic Wrap & Spiffy Bowler a la Alicia Keys By finding a fedora in a similar hue to her classic Wilt cardigan, Alba…

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  • It’s here! New York holiday window displays with the BIG Bergdorf Goodman reveal

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    Holiday style starts early this year and it feels so good… Naveed and I popped over to see the big Spider-Man esque reveal for the Bergdorf Goodman New York holiday windows reveal last night. Usually, I like to wait until after Thanksgiving to get in to the holiday vibe with New York holiday window displays but this is too irresistible to not share. Besides, we haven’t done a Retail Remedy post in a while, so why not?! The V.I.P. crowd gathered close…

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  • When it’s time to replace your best cashmere sweater…

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    Let’s help this reader understand how to identify types of cashmere & replace her best cashmere sweater with something fresh. Dear Sharon: I visited your video on cashmere. I would like to add a cashmere piece to my wardrobe each year. I have a very favorite turtleneck that I purchased in a cashmere specialty store in Manhattan about 15 years ago. I bought it on sale and I cannot find anything like it again. The more I wash it the softer…

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  • Warning: You may be blinded by desire! Jewelry by JAR dazzles at the Met

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    I daresay that even the most glitz phobic could not help but  be wowed by this exhibition. I ran up to see the press preview of Jewelry by JAR at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this morning and barely wanted to leave the show. Honestly, I could have spent the day soaking up the radiant jewels on display and although I didn’t get a ring to ‘put on it,’ I did come back with a tome to explore on the…

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