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Author Archive | Sharon Haver

  • How to wear booties + what summer boots to transition to fall

    Verena Kerth attends Herlitz during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Not too hot, not too cold summer boots + how to wear booties off-season I know, I know. It’s getting to that time where you want to wear something new but you’re still settled in the final days of summer (can you believe how fast it flew by?) and not quite up to investing in more warm weather clothing. Surely, it’s still too sunny to think fall. So what to wear? Summer boots, the kind…

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  • Want a diet for healthy skin? Here’s how to Eat Your Way to Gorgeous

    Eating Your Way to Gorgeous- Sue Ann Gleason

    You know that I’m ALL about  getting your gorgeous on and making the most of what you’ve got. So when I heard about  a way to “EAT Your Way to Gorgeous,” as a diet for healthy skin + to illuminate beauty, I had to find out more. And, I’m totally on board. I caught up with culinary nutritionist & radiant life expert Sue Ann Gleason, the creator of  the “Eat Your Way to Gorgeous” event to share her insights on how what you…

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  • Black is the new black for Fall Wardrobe Staples: The Black Leather Flare Skirt + Black Turtleneck + Wide Belt

    The Best Black Basics: J.Brand Norma Rollneck turleneck, J.Brand Torre Leather Skirt, J.Brand Doris Belt

    When I start thinking ahead to my favorite fashion season, rather than going gaga about opulent accents, I think of what would be the best fall wardrobe staples the glue that plays nicely with the rest of my wardrobe. Here, you have it. My style in a nutshell:  If I could encapsulate all my go-to timeless fall wardrobe staples over time, it would be iterations of a perfect fitted black turtleneck and a leather flare skirt. Ok, sometimes, it’s wool….

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  • 6 Crimes of Fashion: Have you committed a fashion faux pas?

    female bulldog

    Honestly, how can you not resist a photo of a bulldog in leopard drag? All kidding & a cute dog picture aside, each of us have, at least once, committed a fashion faux pas. Albeit, intentionally or not, we have all suffered from the crimes of fashion to some degree. Listen up, it happens. Even if it was back in the day… the day of perms and massive earrings. (I think that was called the 80s and MTV style). Look at our cute…

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  • MUST CATCH: Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine, Smash & Grab diamond thiefs, and Marina Abramovic Institute on Kickstarter (with Lady Gaga)

    Cate Blanchette & her Birkin in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine

    Entertain yourself with these style inspiring treats of a woman who lost it all (Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine), a gang who wants it all (The Pink Panther crime ring in Smash & Grab), and a performance artist (Marina Abramovic) who breaks the walls to connect art and audience in its deepest simplicity of being. Blue Jasmine Really, it’s not the new Woody Allen movie. It’s THE new Cate Blanchett movie Ahh, the aftermath of a boushy life. There’s a rigid lifestyle…

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  • How to Wear It: A versatile dress to wear from summer to fall, year after year. Look at Kate Moss in Prada for fit and flare inspiration!

    Kate Moss in Prada

    I’ll Have What She”s Having:  Do you want a versatile dress that goes from summer to fall with a few styling tweaks?  Kate Moss is wearing a gorgeous Prada one for some styling inspiration. I know it’s late in the season and you may not want to buy another summer item, especially if the sale isn’t too great. I get it. Me too. But, what if you found a versatile dress (maybe even in your own closet), that happens to…

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  • Grace Kelly Style- “From Philadelphia to Monaco: Grace Kelly – Beyond the Icon” Exhibition in Montreal

    From Philadelphia to Monaco: Grace Kelly - Beyond the Icon at the McCord Museum Montreal

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: French Canadian Chic Week continues with timeless Grace Kelly style via the “From Philadelphia to Monaco: Grace Kelly – Beyond the Icon” exhibition in Montreal. The Grace Kelly exhibition at Museum McCord in Montreal is more biographical than costume. As you walk through the galleries, what you see is deeper than the clothes themselves. It becomes the story of a young woman who rose from model to actress to Princess to style icon. >>MORE: I’ll Have What…

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  • French Canadian Chic Week: Authentic espadrilles, handmade & forever stylish. Plus, a little history too!

    My espadrilles: Custom designed tan & black lace worn at the St. Suplice Hotel in Montreal, the Lola black platform wedge, and my red wedge espadrilles that started my obsession.

    I’ve had a bee in my bonnet to find a replacement pair of handmade authentic espadrilles for some time. The kind that are brimming with history as timeless classics for runaround French Chic and usually made in France (think back to Brigitte Bardot in St Tropeze) or Spain (Penelope Cruz in Volver) by villagers who have been handcrafting these shoes for years. There are a few shops in Paris where I could pick them up, but I’m in New York where all points…

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  • It’s French Canadian Chic Week: Stylecentric Montreal + Quebec City Travel Guide

    French Canadian Chic: The best of Montréal

    Bonjour, Hello- It’s my cheat sheet for a Montreal + Quebec City Travel Guide travel guide & a superb dash of French Canadian Chic…  Vrooom… on the road with hubby, kid, and poodle for a family road trip to visit our splendid French Canadian neighbors up north. It’s no secret that I’ve always had a travel crush on Montreal. Way back when, I even entertained the idea of applying to McGill University. As a New Yorker, there’s something sweet about hopping on a plane…

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  • Summer Business Attire Chic: What to wear to work when it’s hot as hell + still look polished

    Summer Business Attire Chic: What to wear to work when it’s hot as hell + still look polished- Milla Jovovich at Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2013/2014 - Chanel Show

    How to stay cool yet maintain polished summer business attire élan can be a toughy  during a heat wave. Let’s dive in, at least the metaphor is cooling & solve the what to wear to work when it’s hot fashion dilemma… My gosh, it’s a scorcher out! I just got back from a meeting in sweltering midtown Manhattan, aka Schvitz City today,  and thought I would hurry up and push this post up as long as the temperature was doing…

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  • Stylist Advice- Dressing a Very Petite Hourglass Figure

    Salma Hyak

    When we start to struggle with our figure & style it’s best to discover a body type muse for some style inspiration… I chose Salma Hayak as the muse for my reader who wants to know how to dress a petite hourglass figure. Read on- Dear Sharon: Hi Sharon, I am in my early twenties and am having trouble finding age-appropriate clothing because of my size. I am 5’2 and about 115 pounds with an extreme hourglass figure, 37-23.5-36. I get a…

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  • Looking for salon quality hair color at home? I found it with eSalon

    Me, with the start of some e-Salon color correction

    Taking it into my own hands: My search for salon quality hair color to use at home. I don’t know if this ever happens to you but every so often my colorist decides that I’m his personal Tressy doll and gets all experimental with my hair color.  Remember last year’s mess where Gad taught us the 3C’s of corrective color? He saved me too from the chopping block and shared tips on how to prevent a bad haircut. You may have…

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