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  • Grammy Gold: Red Carpet Best Dressed with Taylor Swift & Rita Ora

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Infused gold red carpet dressing that makes a best dress case to add metallic to your wardrobe Gold is making a comeback. Great for those who weren’t around in its over schmaltzed up heyday. A warning for those who do remember. It’s not hard to get full-on gold wrong. A few…

    Published on January 26, 2014
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  • Sneak ahead with the comfort sneaker shoe trend now at couture too

    Oh, my! Sneakers shown with dress clothes at couture… that’s Chanel haute couture, and not Juicy! The women’s comfort sneaker trend is going strong as just witnessed at the latest Paris couture shows, but do you know how to look chic in comfort shoes and put together? (Rather than the opposite which can be kinda schleppy, to…

    Published on January 22, 2014
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  • HELP, MY BEST FRIEND’S WARDROBE EMBARRASSES ME

    15 years for FocusOnStyle online… oh, my! For our ongoing anniversary celebration, let’s revisit this 1999 post about a woman who thinks her best friend has an embarrassing wardrobe. Do you think they are still friends? – S.H. Dear Sharon: My best girlfriend and I have a wonderful time together. She is fun, compassionate, and a…

    Published on January 18, 2014
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  • Mountain Upsweeps… Ok, it’s a knit beanie

    It’s a cold snap for sure. As you’re reading this I’m packing up my house out West to head back to New York. Normally, I have a bit of “what is worn in Wyoming, stays in Wyoming” wardrobe. But, not this time. It’s freezing back home as it is in a good part of the…

    Published on January 07, 2014
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  • How to be Stylish: 12 Steps to Style

    In recognition of what will be the 15th Anniversary of FocusOnStyle online, (craaaaazy!) I will be spotlighting some of my favorite evergreen, timeless style posts for you take note. Let’s start with this post from 2007 about how to be stylish. Check out the old-school art, EEK… at least its color is THE color of THIS year……

    Published on January 04, 2014
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  • White Space + Top 2013 Style Tips

    It’s that time of year where my family and I head out to our place in Wyoming. A high-energy ski vacation for them. Seeking the solace in white space for me. Don’t get me wrong, I do my winter sports days but it’s more the peace and tranquility found in the quiet of snow that…

    Published on December 26, 2013
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  • Paris Holiday Windows: Place de la Madeleine and Le Bon Marche

    Paris Holiday Windows that we bet you’ll find inspiring! Join us as we follow our resident expat Richard Nahem through Paris and rejoice in his weekly discoveries from the city of light. From Fauchon’s candy confections to Baccarat’s utter perfection, if there’s not a holiday decorating tip to take away here, at the least you’ll…

    Published on December 24, 2013
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  • Rev up a classic skirt suit for a night out like Julia Roberts

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A simple way to update what you own and turn it into a party outfit We thought you might like a last-minute holiday outfit idea that you can probably pull from your closet right now! In a classic skirt suit (hers is by Givenchy) , Julia Roberts pulls off an easy to do…

    Published on December 24, 2013
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  • Fuzzy Wuzzy, it’s time for new shearling boots

    Never say never. Truth be told, personally, I’m not much of a shearling boot / classic UGG fan. A few seasons ago, I stumbled upon a pair of Zadig & Voltaire gray shearling booties with the right amount of edge and back zipper slimness to avoid the generic girl at the mall feel. It was…

    Published on December 04, 2013
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  • How to look sexy in a winter dress…

    Let’s talk about the kind of confident & sexy that takes you from day to night. I’ll have what she’s having: How to look sexy in a winter dress you ask? Let actress Lake Bell show you the way… In Altuzarra, Lake Bell radiates cool sophistication that’s perfect to take note of for chillier nights out on…

    Published on November 26, 2013
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  • Beyond the Fashion Pack: Don’t miss the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit

    Follow my blog with Bloglovin See inside the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit ‘From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk’ at the Brooklyn Museum Hard not to admit that this costume exhibition is close to my heart. Waxing nostalgic, as a Brooklyn native, my mom used to take me to art classes at the Brooklyn Museum. It’s architecturally…

    Published on November 13, 2013
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  • Richard turned the table for my take on Parisian Style Tips

    Most of you know Richard Nahem as our Paris insider. He runs the very successful Parisian style & what to do in Paris blog Eye Prefer Paris when he’s not taking a lucky few around the Marais for one of his personalized walking tours over at Eye Prefer Paris Tours. BUT, I’ve known Richard forever….

    Published on November 06, 2013
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  • Want to hide your problem areas? Go tonal with one head-to-toe hue

    Want to hide your problem areas? Go tonal with one head-to-toe hue That’s right, wearing separates in matching hues and different silhouettes is not only instantly slimming, but it also shaves loads of time off of thinking about what to wear. And best of all, it also looks instantly chic! >>DISCOVER: Clothes that make you…

    Published on November 05, 2013
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