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  • Cheap Monday is Really Cheap Chic- An Affordable Designer Brand To Wear


    “Affordable fashion Alert: Love the Spring 2011 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stockholm & I’m wearing it now- so should you!Unlike many other less expense labels, Cheap Monday is more than decently-made, on trend but never trendy, offers a great fit, and doesn’t look like mall rat or big box knock-offs.If the price tag wasn’t so crazy cheap, you would never be able to separate their pieces from big name bridge designers (that’s usually the secondary line for most designers)…

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  • How to Wear A Leopard Print Dress to Transition Into Fall

    Gatwick Fashion Week 2010 - Day 2 - Runway

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Lilly Cole in a leopard dress at Gatwick Fashion Week in England. Sure, our minds are heading to obsess about fall fashion. But it’s not quite crisp enough to start to wear fall clothes– let alone most of pre-fall — but I’m craving something new.Lilly Cole, nailed the best transition wardrobe pick right on its very chic head with her leopard print dress and open-toe boots.>> SHOP: Animal Prints Shopping Guide

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  • Guys, Wear Red If You Want a Date


    “Women love a man of power and that’s what wearing red signifies!The color red symbolizes P-O-W-E-R, just ask Donald Trump, the man with the red power tie.No woman wants a drip when they can have a real take charge kind of guy.Researcher Andrew Elliot, of Rochester University was quoted in the dailymail saying that red is associated with power, passion and fertility in the animal kingdom – and people are no different.Ladies, you may not like this but Dr. Elliot…

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  • Best of Haute Couture Fall 2010 – The Glamour, The Fantasy, The Allure


    “As we prepare for the Spring 11 Fashion Weeks, we reflect the unimaginable beauty of what was Haute Couture Fall 2010. Naveed Hussain has spent some time digesting the magnificence of all that is available for only a privileged few.Haute Couture has been a tireless subject of debate. While many like to continually point out it’s weak sales across the board and diminishing relevance in society. Although that may be the case, wasn’t it always?Isn’t couture about that unattainable and…

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  • Wearable Art For Your Feet by Japanese Shoe Designer Tetsuya Uenobe


    Back in my early club days one of my most coveted pair of shoes was a pair of Tokio Kumagai black suede pumps with funny, little whiskers jutting out all over.At a time when Japanese designers like Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garcons and Yohji Yamamoto were the must-have uniform for the downtown art set, Tokio Kumagai designs– particularly the shoes– were right in step. Often extraordinary and whimsical, the shoes shared the Japanese minimalist fashion aesthetic of the time…

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  • Wear Socks With Heels, YES You Can Pull It Off


    You can thank Prada for pushing the heels worn with socks trend, but you can more thank the stylistic street set for making this look right!There is always the intrinsic fear that if you don’t have the knack, you can end of looking like an out of place tourist in a big city wearing a pair of comfort sandals and tube socks… the fashionless and don’t give a damn on vacation set.However if you pull this trend off, you can…

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  • Figure Flattering Swimsuit Tips For A Curvy or Plus Size Body


    We all know how impossible it can be to find a figure flattering swimsuit– even skinny models have their share of fit issues. When you have ample curves, or more of an everyday woman figure, selecting the most becoming bathing suit that shows your body off in the best light can even be more of a challenge.But it doesn’t have to be!Follow the Curvy Fashionista’s tips to look great in one or two-piece swimsuit styles. — S.H.The sun is out,…

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  • Cool Kids Clothing From AllSaints For Your Fashion Angels


    Mini Me Delight…As soon as I walked into the new store in SoHo, the downtown NYC the city mom in me fell completely in love with the most adorable, on trend, and cool kids clothing that were on display at the British AllSaints Spitalfield store.It was a total mini me mecca of the hippest (and not insanely expensive) kids clothes that I’ve seen in a long time– from a rugged motorcycle jacket, to architecturally gathered dresses, ruffed up lace-up boots,…

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  • Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week- Backstage at Franck Sorbier

    Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011 - Franck Sorbier - Backstage

    “With all the pomp and circumstance of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, we can all use some artistic whimsyReal couture, not of the juicy variety, is all about the mastery, the fabulousness, the uniqueness of its garments that are worn by a select few hundred women across the world who can afford the luxury. Or, the lucky brand ambassador actress who gets to strut a couture gown on the red carpet for the occasion.French fashion designer Franck Sorbier presented more…

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  • Hippie Chic Koolaburra Sandals Are Looking Right For Summer

    Koolaburra Kythira Feather Sandal

    There’s a definite BoHo vibe on the summer streets right now that is the perfect anecdote to girls teetering along in skyscraper platform sandals that they can’t walk in (hint, hint) or the obnoxious sound of rubber flip-flops hitting the pavement.Hippie Chic flat sandals with organic embellishments like brilliant feathers, streaming fringe, or some funky beading are a fun and fab addition to your summer wardrobe. Pair with battered and rolled jeans, cut-offs, or a flowing maxi dress. Please don’t…

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  • How To Wear Pleated Pants For A Modern Vibe


    I know there are those of you who can remember the day that the gruesome pleated pant finally went out of style to make way for the more slimming flat front pants.This trend may not be for you.Then, there are those of you who still cling on to the same dowdy collection of pleated pants that you have been wearing steadily with your chenille cardigan and polo shirt for years. largeThis trend may not be for you either.But there is…

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  • Patti Smith’s Downtown Vibe Is the Inspiration for Ports 1961 Pre-Spring 2011 Collection That Rocks


    “Runway Review: Rock icon Patti Smith was the style inspiration for the knockout Ports 1961 Pre-Spring 2011 collection by Tia Cibani. For anyone who has not had the amazing experience of seeing Smith perform live, particularly in a small venue, you are truly missing out on a brilliant force of music, poetry, and performance. From the days of being called the “Godmother of Punk, ” to her riveting early album covers photographed by Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith does it on…

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