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  • Style inspiration beyond fashion

    Salomé calling… Hubby & I did a little stroll around the Metroploitan Museum of Art the other night.  The Kid is getting older and he’s not too keen to do every family outing. I walked passed Salomé by Henri Regnault (oil on canvas, 1870) and felt like I stumbled upon an old friend. You see, once upon a time,…

    Published on October 31, 2013
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  • What to wear: How about something with rounded shoulders?

    A little trend sleuthing diary for y’all… Yeah, yeah, plenty of you go to great lengths at the gym to beef them up but rounded shoulders, when it comes to clothing, it looks oh so right on trend. After we ran our top New York Fashion Week fall trends report  with sculpted forms being one of…

    Published on October 30, 2013
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  • Just say BOO!

    Wearing clothes that wear you is almost never a good idea. Of course, there’s stage (that’s called a costume), an editorial photo shoot, and a very rare bird who knows how to pull off excess extravagance with flair without looking like the crazy cat lady. But for most, wearing outlandish fashion trends is an invitation…

    Published on October 29, 2013
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  • Do you want the perfect way to dress up jeans? Try classic plaid!

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Cozy and casual chic plaid that’s the perfect way to dress up  jeans Sometimes dressing up is really a spin on what could be dressing down. Truth be told, I love plaid. Especially red plaid. Always have. For me, plaid runs the gambit from my collection of cowgirl chic western shirts to…

    Published on October 23, 2013
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  • Celebrating Roger Vivier in Paris, the Creator of the Stiletto Heel and More

    Celebrating Roger Vivier in Paris, the storied creator of covetable footwear for even the most regal of society women, with a new retrospective honoring his legendary career: Richard Nahem, our FocusOnStyle Parisian correspondent, has an admitted fancy for genius shoes as he worked in a family retail shoe business as a teenager selling platform shoes…

    Published on October 16, 2013
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  • Try A New Skirt Length and Update Your Look and Attitude

    Try A New Skirt Length, go ahead and challenge yourself, you just might be surprised at the results… Like a good dress, a good skirt can take you quite far sartorially speaking, but unlike a dress you get even more wear as you can mix & match like there’s no tomorrow. And since we all…

    Published on October 09, 2013
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  • Top 7 Trends From New York Spring 2014 Fashion Week To Pay Attention to Now

    While it’s still warm out, take note of the Top 7 Trends from the Spring 2014 New York Runway Collections  Spring 2014 saw many of New York’s go-to designers on the A-games, producing collections that are certain to become enviable next season. With that in mind, we’ve whittled down our favorite Top 7 Trends from…

    Published on September 12, 2013
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  • How to wear booties + what summer boots to transition to fall

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Not too hot, not too cold summer boots + how to wear booties off-season I know, I know. It’s getting to that time where you want to wear something new but you’re still settled in the final days of summer (can you believe how fast it flew by?) and not…

    Published on August 20, 2013
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  • 6 Crimes of Fashion: Have you committed a fashion faux pas?

    Honestly, how can you not resist a photo of a bulldog in leopard drag? All kidding & a cute dog picture aside, each of us have, at least once, committed a fashion faux pas. Albeit, intentionally or not, we have all suffered from the crimes of fashion to some degree. Listen up, it happens. Even if it…

    Published on August 08, 2013
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  • Let’s REALLY look ahead: Top 10 Mega Fashion Trends for Spring / Summer 2015

    More predictable than weather forecasting, fashion trends are predicted by way of referencing inspiration. While we are (maybe, slowly) planning our fall wardrobes, designers are thinking way ahead. Take a look at what trend forecaster Stylesight predicts as the Four Megatrends for Spring/Summer 2015. Within the all-encompassing themes of the Core, Memory, Harmony & Imprint are these 10 fashion…

    Published on August 07, 2013
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