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  • How to Dress to Look Taller – Petite Fashion Tips Video

    For this week’s look back to celebrate the 15th anniversary of FocusOnStyle online, let’s peek at my video about how to dress to look taller when you are a petite. While ‘ya looking, how abour my hair? I think my stylist was having a Jane Fonda in Klute moment.  Enjoy! — S.H. Petite Fashion Tips…

    Published on April 19, 2014
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  • Target Lights Up New York and Affordable Fashion in Spectacular Show

    Target’s Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular at the Standard Hotel She’s baaaack! yes, Alix Kivlin is back from her year long trip around the world and in full fashion gear… we’ll get her to share her global tales one hemisphere at a time later, but for now, she’s in a New York state of mind. -S.H. The…

    Published on August 22, 2010
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  • Cat Fashion Show Has Some Odd Look-A-Likes

    Call me crazy, but this cat looks a lot like Rod BlagojevichIf there were to be a line drawn in the sand, I’m a dog person. More specifically, a poodle person. I do get a kick out of a pet in a good costume, but usually four-legged get-ups involve dogs.Thank the good editors at Gothamist…

    Published on August 14, 2010
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  • Save Your Shoes, Wreck Your Style With Odd Looking Heel Protector

    “We’re really not into gimmicks here, nor do we like to diss a new product, but in our stylish opinions, this thingamijig sinks to a whole new level!Today’s email brings another “helpful” product that we just have to scratch our heads about. I hit delete on it’s first entry to the inbox, but since the…

    Published on August 02, 2010
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  • Chelsea Clinton’s Vera Wang Wedding Gown Was Beautiful and Elegant

    This is what a grown-up bride should look like! When I see a bride who looks magical, classy, sophisticated, absolutely radiant, I MUST take notice notice.Chelsea Clinton wore a Vera Wang gown that was flawlessly perfect for her when marrying Marc Mezvinsky last night.It was a strapless silk organza gown with a draped tulle bodice…

    Published on August 01, 2010
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  • Hillary Clinton Glams It Up With a Fab Dress at Chelsea’s Pre-Wedding Party

    Hillary Clinton leaves the pantsuits at home and looks ah-mah-zing!Enough about First Lady Michelle Obama’s style for a moment.Former First Lady, former United States Senator for New York, Presidential runner-up, and the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is having HER fashion moment.Looking gorgeous, fit, fashionable and exuberant in a flattering and uber stylish green…

    Published on July 31, 2010
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  • Chelsea Clinton’s Incognito Hat

    Now, you can hide like the former Prez’s daughter Nope, that’s not a walking mushroom! But, honestly, we cannot possibly blame her for trying to go VERY low profile.We all know by now, that the woman walking under the massive floppy hat was Chelsea Clinton on her way to the Vera Wang showroom for some…

    Published on July 29, 2010
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  • Zooey Deschanel and Katy Perry Do Share a Striking Resemblance

    They’re the spitting image of each other, but thankfully in a very GOOD way!Usually those separated at birth coincidences are pretty darn howlingly funny. But here’s one where it’s two pretty ladies each with very distinctive personal style… unlike the orange Jersey clones.

    Published on July 28, 2010
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  • Do you want to look like you’re from New Jersey, here’s a start

    “I know that’s a loaded question…In all honesty, when the email pitch came in, I thought I was looking at a photo of Snooky.Turns out the fake-baked, jett-haired Guidolina is not Snooky from the “Jersey Shore” but Olivia Bois Sharpe from “Jerseylicious”.Just like I can barely tell over-tanned, over-boobed and botoxed bleached blondes apart, the…

    Published on July 22, 2010
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  • Blog Talk Radio Transcript- Recap Housewives Gossip, Style Tips and Fun with Hosts Sharon Haver and Brad Boles

    Sharon and Brad… LIVE & UNCENSORED… two quick wits, two sharp tongues… and all that’s gossip and gorgeous. Fashion talk radio has never been so REAL. There’s always a surprise when those two start talking…From gossip to getting your gorgeous on, from Trigger to strippers to bridal showers to everything in between.. there’s a stream…

    Published on July 18, 2010
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  • GStyle Google Fashion Secret Is About To Be Revealed

    Think of this as a public service message to online fashion peeps: follow @thetonywangYou heard it here and will more than want to thank me (I hope)!At this point the information for the impeding GStyle launch is rather cryptic but this what I was able to get Tony Wang, the fashion blogger behind postfashionism.com, man…

    Published on July 10, 2010
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  • Lady Gaga Fans Camp Out Overnight For TODAY Show Concert

    Polls Are Closed: Little Monsters could not care less about all those iconic referencesI found myself having a lunch meeting in Rockefeller Plaza today- about 18 hours before Lady Gaga is to have her outdoor concert on the TODAY Show tomorrow morning. There was a line of intensely devoted fans– from teens to families– that…

    Published on July 09, 2010
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