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  • Red Carpet to Reinvention: Celebrity Chef Julie Anne Rhodes [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

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    The Red Carpet to Reinvention: Celebrity Chef Julie Anne Rhodes talks about her life from supermodel, to pop star wife, to successful entrepreneur with all the razzle-dazzle and bumps in between. My friend Julie Anne Rhodes has had the kind of enviable life that so many dream about but her family first beliefs and entrepreneurial journey are what shapes her success. If you ever wondered what it’s really like to have the celebrity chef lifestyle, be a glamorous supermodel, be […]

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  • How to take better selfies

    3 tips for better selfies

    It’s National Selfie Day! I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some simple tips to take a better selfie. Honestly, the first time that I heard the word “selfie” I thought it was a joke. But since 2012, the word “selfie” grew in popularity more than 17,000% with 93 million selfies taken every day, and over 304 million posts on Instagram alone that use the #selfie hashtag. The folks at YouCam app report that 36% of people use filters […]

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  • My Vlogging Tips: How to create videos for youtube and social media [Quick Tips Video]

    VLOG TIPs- How to make quick videos

    Watch today’s video for my behind-the-scenes vlogging tips on how I make quick videos on my computer for Youtube and social media– and why I like recorded videos over livestream. Lately, one of my top frequently asked questions is how I make the Quick Tips videos that I use as content here on FocusOnStyle for video blogging, youtube, and social media videos rather than solely written blog content. I’ve been asked if I record my one-take videos in clumps, one […]

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  • The hidden meaning of what your brand colors say about you [Quick Tips Video]

    The hidden meaning of what your brand colors say about you

    How do the colors you use in your business visually connect to you and your brand? I’m not going to get all spooky on you but there is a subliminal, hidden meaning of what your brand colors say about you. The colors that you use to represent yourself in your business and online are part of the instant visual message that that you send. Before you have time to say a word, people assume different things about you from the […]

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  • The BIG Rebrand! New Look, New Resources

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    Then, there’s something NEW here at FocusOnStyle! It’s the BIG rebrand! So, some of you may be thinking, “what the heck is a rebrand,” and others may say, “why are you telling me?”. I believe that style is how you show up every day, in every way… in your business, in your life, in how you present yourself. Well, we all need to stay relative, to be vital, to stay ahead of the curve, and live elegantly as our best […]

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  • How to organize your life with a Google calendar: Best productivity and life hack, ever![Quick Tips Video]

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    There is one business tool I could never ever live without…. MY CALENDAR. I’m the type of person who needs to have something in my calendar for it to actually exist. (Otherwise I would be running around late, early and misinformed like a chicken with their head cut off.) So I wanted to create this Quick Tip to show why I love Google Calendars so much. I personally like Google calendars because they offer the easiest interface and have great […]

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  • A Note From Sharon Haver

    a note from sharon haver-1 Hello Gorgeous,

    Thanks for taking the time to stop by  FocusOnStyle !

    I'm the editor in chief and resident fashion + style expert  with over 25 years experience in the fashion biz as a stylist, syndicated fashion advice columnist, and web entrepreneur.

    I hope you love the best of women's fashion and top style trends as much as I do.

    More important, I want to help you make the most of what YOU've got !

    I want your personal style to be organic to you, flattering to your body type , and not contrived or cookie-cutter but a natural extension of just one of the many things that you do everyday, including what you wear to work.

    As your style mentor , I share insider tips & tricks to help YOU get the awareness to do it yourself and stand out from the pack.

    Yup, it's about discovering the D.I.Y. stylist in YOU!

    That’s what I’m here for. To empower you to get it going on.

    Back in 1999, I founded the site as a 24/7 platform where anyone can get expert stylist advice, fashion tips, and style trends to make the most of what they've got... long before the term "fashion blog" became part of our language.

    If you are new to the FocusOnStyle, a good place to start is with my series of free online fashion and style guides , curated from some of our post popular topics. If you have any questions that you would like considered to be answered on the fashion blog, please ask for  fashion advice here .

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    Don't miss out. Hop on my newsletter to make the most of what you've got!  Passport to French Chic is my gift to you.

    As a stylist I'm about YOU, not me.

    I'm not about gushing over  celebrity style  or preening over a picture of a cute outfit that I or my team is wearing. I do use style icons, from wherever they may be, as a launch point to help YOU tweak to chic to bring  red carpet fashion  to your closet, in a way that makes sense for YOU!  We call that, " I'll Have What She's Having " around here. We look at the runway to inspire you to stay on top of your game, because as a New Yorker, I personally know that looking modern is the best revenge! When you want style motivation , FoS has that too!

    Style shouldn't have an expiration date...

    We know that great style is not only for teenyboppers, and age-appropropropriate & ageless style  doesn't mean dowdy. Consider FoS as a go-to resource for how to wear and what to wear (almost) anything at any age with high, yet definable style that suits your lifestyle.

    Pretty, sexy chic is the NEW fabulous, and it's right at  FocusOnStyle.com , online since 1999.

    Best,

    S.H.







    ps

    If you want to work with me closer, I have a few V.I.P. one on one stylist spots that I open up periodically.

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