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  • GOLDEN GLOBES FASHION- The Best Dressed of The Night

    Golden Globes Best Dressed: While there were plenty of red carpet mishaps at this year’s Golden Globes, there was also a heady mix of flawless fashion to be inspired by albeit from some of Hollywood’s all-time best dressed actresses. From Rooney Mara’s minimalist glam to Tilda Swinton’s hype-chic Haider Ackerman hybrid of a gown, here’s…

    Published on January 17, 2012
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  • Wear Big Earrings Like Jennifer Hudson & Get A Little Gypsy In Your Soul

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: My Kind of Hoop Dreams By Way of Modern, Enviable Gold Earrings While the recent wave of minimalism that swept through fashion made earrings and other baubles take a backseat, Jennifer Hudson’s gold lapis hoops she recently wore at a signing for her new book “I Got This” made a…

    Published on January 17, 2012
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  • Zappos Hacked and 6PM Hacked Too!

    Wow, wow, wow. As we often suggest products from both Zappos and 6PM, we feel it important to share the security breach news. It’s reported that 24+ million customer accounts are affected by the security hack on Zappos. Read the Zappos security release here for tips on what to do and what not to worry about…

    Published on January 16, 2012
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  • GOLDEN GLOBES FASHION- Red Carpet Arrivals

    From Angelina Jolie’s space-age Versace gown to Sophia Vergara’s expected but perfected sex kitten glam, we’ve got the red carpet arrivals. Details to follow. Ogle & discuss now… MORE: Red Carpet Fashion   MORE: GOLDEN GLOBES 2012   [nggallery id=49] Photos © HFPA, except focusonstyle.onsugar

    Published on January 15, 2012
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    GOLDEN GLOBES FASHION- Loving the Minimalist Chic of Rooney Mara and Claire Danes

    Golden Globes Fashion Red Carpet Review: As the celebrities make their way through red carpet arrivals, it’s clear the minimalist looks are the most stunning. It’s easy to make a frothy dress look glam. Pile on the fabric, cinch in the waist, add some glimmer and the princess is good to go. But when it comes…

    Published on January 15, 2012
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  • Beyonce bought this lucite crib and it’s pretty darn fab!

    I can see clearly now, the baby’s here… First time moms always lament over the right crib to buy… I know I drove myself crazy. Cribs, for the most part, are not particularly decor friendly when you live in a modern home. Then there are the cribs that look like prisons with their  safety rails…

    Published on January 10, 2012
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  • Beat Winter Blahs With the Colors of Summer in Provence

    Summer in Provence: Dreams are made of this. At the hump of the new year and with the let down of holiday hoopla and the start of winter dreariness, we are all ready for the next vacation, although most of us cannot break away.  Let us take you to a place of calm and sunniness by way…

    Published on January 10, 2012
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  • Dior Goes Neon Pop with Anselm Reyle for Dior Collection

    Ohhh, how we quiver with gorgeous anticipation whenever we open correspondence from the House of Dior. When it includes the fantastic melding of art meets glam, our pointy toe pumps click to attention. German artist Anselm Reyle collaborated with the iconic French fashion house on a new capsule collection of bags, shoes, costume jewelry, sunglasses, small leather goods, scarves, and…

    Published on January 09, 2012
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  • Meryl Streep let the simplicity of her black Stella McCartney maxi dress work as an elegant foundation to highlight the subtle drama that her luminous navy cashmere Lindsay Thornburg cloak and gold Alexis Bittar necklace radiated at the European premiere of The Iron Lady in London.   While the carpet coincidentally matched her drapey cloak, Streep…

    Published on January 06, 2012
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  • Stylish Cold Weather Boots- Bogs and Sorel chicify the chill factor

    Traction + Style + Function = Solved I always joke that I couldn’t live full-time in an environment where my shoe choice is based on traction over style- no matter how gorgeous the outdoors may be. So, I was super psyched to road test some stylish winter boot contenders, particularly when I was away at my…

    Published on January 02, 2012
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  • The Most Annoying Fashion and Beauty Masquerades of 2011

    Or, veiled attempts by real women to impersonate drag queens! I continue to find it mind-boggling that a woman feels that to look attractive she must wear embalming makeup, mink armpit hair length false eyelashes, Tressy extensions, an orange tan, and have her boobies pushed up to her enhanced cushion lips. The heightened glam caricatures that…

    Published on December 31, 2011
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  • Christmas Windows- Bergdorf Goodman’s “Carnival of Animals” is high on dramatic elegance

    From an institution like Bergdorf Goodman you can always expect spectacular holiday windows season after season and 2011’s series of intricate vignettes once again has as us in awe. David Hoey and his team dedicated the past two years to planning, building, perfecting, and collecting antiques for their latest artisanal masterpiece The Carnival of Animals. Each window features a specific material that…

    Published on December 23, 2011
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  • Treat Yourself- What To Gift Yourself This Holiday Season

    Now that the busy holiday shopping season is coming to an end, and you’ve checked off all of your gift giving needs, why not spend an afternoon treating yourself to celebrate the end of the year and a job well done. But if you’re down to the wire and out & about in a mad…

    Published on December 22, 2011
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  • NY Christmas Windows- Sak’s Fifth Avenue Frothy Fabulousness

     Snowflakes and bubbles and gorgeous clothes with a giant Yeti whose footprints also appear inside the store. MORE: Holiday The theme for this year’s whimsical yet elegant holiday windows at Sak’s is Land of the Bubblemakers. Based on “Who Makes The Snow,” a children’s tale by Naresh Ramchandani of the firm Pentagram who also conceived the…

    Published on December 22, 2011
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  • Angelica Huston- The Way She Wore

    Long before the likes of today’s cool young Hollywood a-listers & influencers like the much refered to Chloe Sevigny, there was the achingly hip, quirky yet divine beauty of actress & model Angelica Huston in the 1970’s. Shot frequently by Bob Richardson for Italian Vogue(including above), she cut an exotic, startling, unexpected and decadently chic…

    Published on December 21, 2011
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  • Michelle Obama’s Hanukkah Blue on Blue Streak in Metallic Rodarte

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  The First Lady goes chic Hannukah blue for an effortless festive look. Michelle Obama stylishly lit up the Festival of Lights looking thoroughly modern at a White House Hanukkah reception in a pleated Rodarte tea dress that had all the makings of a proper ladylike silhouette in an unexpected electric blue…

    Published on December 21, 2011
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