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I'll Have What She's Having & Celebrity Style Tips

I’ll Have What She’s Having & Celebrity Style Tips

I’ll Have What She’s Having- Celebrity style tips to  inspire your wardrobe.

Make the most of what you’ve got by mastering stylist skills to be the celebrity in your own life. I’ll show you how to get the look.

By “get it” I mean in the most transformational way. By understanding the nuances and spotting why it looks so great on a star. With that information, YOU can consider HOW to manifest it in your own life, on your own figure, and in your own budget.

You see, celebrity style isn’t about copycatting or fantasizing.

It’s about understanding why an outfit works and how to take that understanding into your daily life. I like to call that kind of celebrity style, I’ll Have What She’s Having.

We’ve pulled some of your favorite celebrity style posts in this style guide. All you have to do is to click on the headline and it will take you to the story to read more.


Sharon Haver with her style icon Audrey Hepburn. Photo: Patrick McMullan

I was lucky enough to have met my style icon Audrey Hepburn. Photo: Patrick McMullan

What happened when I met my style icon Audrey Hepburn

My evening with humanitarian and style icon Audrey Hepburn…  This first I’ll Have What She’s Having post is a little different kind of celebrity style. It what happens when you are lucky enough to meet your style icon. For me, and so many other women, it is Audrey Hepburn.

Having someone to inspire your work is so important to manifest your own personal abundance. Finally, I found my misplaced 35 mm slide of Ms Hepburn and myself and had to share it with you. I don’t know about you but I think almost every woman (and man) of a certain age has been mesmerized by the allure of Audrey Hepburn.

Growing up with first runs and reruns of  Audrey Hepburn movies left that certain something that made HER so special beyond compare.

Honestly, as a sometimes chubby kid in Brooklyn I was able to fantasize  about the what seemed like far off glam and easy elegance that Ms.Hepburn oozed on film. Every outfit she wore, (oh, those black Capri pants), Givenchy or otherwise, on screen or off, left me wanting to one day grow up and have a smidgen of her grace and charm.

As a fashion stylist, her personal style– particularly off-screen in her later years– became an unconscious reference point to how I define timeless elegance.

Kate Moss in Prada

Kate Moss in Prada

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

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 be a LBD to make life easier, and always looks chic AND is transitional into the next season?

The perfect fit and flare little black dress is it! Just look at Kate Moss in Prada, above, and ask no more.



How to look pulled together in jeans? Christie Brinkley’s ageless style for inspiration

I’ll Have What She’s Having: Grown-up gorgeous in down-to-earth and polished jeans. Crazy that what so many of us wear so often can be impossible to pull off– with style. Don’t fret.

Look no further than perennially gorgeous Christie Brinkley for celebrity style inspiration on how to look pulled together in jeans.

Ok, you may not look like her (who does??), but you can master her sublime style and look pretty darn fabulous too. And, it’s far more realistic than fantasizing about a red carpet gown too.


Fall/Winter 2013 - Chanel - Front Row and Photocall

How to Layer Necklaces- French chic style inspiration à la Ines de la Fressange

Ooooh la la, we are having a bout of baubles this week. First, we learned how to wear the new statement jewelry trend and now it’s time for something classic.

When it comes to piling on jewelry, the result can be heavy-handed or absolutely superb. Let’s get some French Chic style inspiration on how to layer necklaces with Ines de la Fressange style !

Katherine Heigl in Level 99

Katherine Heigl in Level 99

Celebrities in jeans looking normal- no big woot, just as it is

I’ll Have What She’s Having: Shazam, I have it already! Everyday style inspiration by way of Sarah Jessica Parker, Charlize Theron, Jessica Alba and Katherine Heigel

You gotta love the headline, “Celebrities in jeans looking normal” because rather than oohing and ahhing about a fantasy gown or talking about their bodily (im)perfections, let’s look at what celebrities wear when they are just being normal.

Duhhh, it looks a lot like us.

Salma Hyak

Salma Hayak

Stylist Advice- Dressing a Very Petite Hourglass Figure, like Salma Hayak’s

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…

This is how you wear mixed prints paired with classic à la Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend

I’ll Have What She’s Having:  The pizzaz to wear mixed prints with a classic balance like our lovely lady above, snapped at Paris Fashion Week. Yup, she’s not a celebrity.

Leïla Bekhti

Leïla Bekhti

FRENCH CHIC SHIRT LESSON 101: A classic white shirt balances a vivid print a la Leïla Bekhti

I’ll Have What She’s Having:  What to wear with a bold print skirt? A white shirt, of course, is oh soooo French Chic!

Leïla Bekhti, the French actress, knows that the best compliment to something bold and bright is palette cleansing clean, classic, and crisp starkness by way of a perfect shirt.

>> MORE from the French RivieraCannes Do Chic

Alicia Keys arrives on a flight at the Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport with her son Egypt in Paris, France.

Alicia Keys arrives on a flight at the Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport with her son Egypt in Paris, France.

Scarf This Up: Mommy Chic Wrap & Spiffy Bowler a la Alicia Key

I’ll Have What She’s Having:  A voluminous scarf  and a menswear hat to effortlessly glam up the most basic outfit.

It REALLY is that easy. Getting out of the house sometimes, can be an effort in itself. Particularly, on those down low, kick back (ha!), whirlwind of errands and mommydom days. Or maybe, just a work at home, no one sees me until, crap, I have to go out and look good kind of day.

Now what?

Oh yeah, for many of us this kind of day is far more realistic than a pair of stilettos and a slinky sheath.  On the dressier side, it’s almost by route, You pull a perfectly fitting dress off a hanger, add some gorgeous shoes. Off you go.

Casual. Oy. That get’s complicated. But, it doesn’t have to.

Don’t believe me look at total mommy chic bliss by way of Alicia Keys, pictured at the top. Saucy perfection with two grab as you walk out the door accessories: a big scarf and a guy’s hat.


Jeans Classic vs. Trendy on Kate Middleton and Diane Kruger

Still not convinced on how to keep your jeans looking classy? Take style tips from Kate Middleton and Diane Kruger– ladies that practically own this denim look. Pair a fun printed top with a pair of colored skinny jeans, or stick with a more refined look like Kate Middleton’s with a solid blazer. TIP: Ankle length jeans with heels are great for women with shorter legs, as this look will elongate legs. Don’t have scrunched up denim that is too long– stand tall without the excess fabric.

>>RELATED: Celebrity Street Style – Kate Moss Dressed up Super Casual Jeans


Jessica Biel works the nude trend

 Breaking away from traditional black garb, Jessica Biel surely helped instigate nude tones again. She truly glowed in this nude dress complimented with nude heels. Did you notice that bright red lipstick? We did too.



Get the do – Kate Beckinsale’s easy to manage hairstyle

So you’ve got your denim, nude going-out dress and now you don’t know what to do with your hair. Kate Beckinsale has an unkempt style that will keep your look effortless.

If you aren’t a fan of loose hair, try something a little more kept like Emma Stone’s hairstyle. With half curls and a side part, hair is easy to manage and still looks styled.


Soft, wavy hair like Emma Stone? Sure! Here’s how to style the look

Diane Kruger is at it again! The leather style is ever-so-popular and plastered all over the runway. Of course, Diane makes wearing a leather skirt look so EASY. But, it can be! The photo pictured below features a skater style leather skirt; however, if you are curvier, try a fitted leather (or pleather!) pencil skirt and tuck in a feminine silk or chiffon style blouse. Mix edgy with sweet like Diane.

Member of the jury, German actress Diane

Diane Kruger in Balmain Resort – How to wear a leather skirt now

Nicole Kidman had it easy with this look at the Cannes Film Festival. A red dress (with a side slit!) and chic D’Orsay pumps. These pumps are perfect for any night out. Keep it simple and structured with this look and you can’t go wrong. Nicole Kidman is walking proof.

nicole kidman

If Nicole Kidman’s D’Orsay pumps don’t make a case to get you out of clod-hopper platforms, nothing will!

Sexy pleats and a bow blouse… Oh la la! Emmy Rossum keeps it classy on the streets as she struts her stuff in this deep red pleated skirt. Try pairing a flirty sandal or heel with a skirt like this one. –Curated by Jaclyn Umenhofer

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