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  • Exploring Style: Alison Levine’s Expert Packing Tips For Business Chic

    Alison Levine completed the Adventure Grand Slam, May 2010 (Climbed the highest peak on each continent and skied to both Poles) and can work a Dolce & Gabbana workwear suit too!

    How does she do it? From climbing the Seven Summits to expertly packing a Carven dress for a business trip, Alison Levine is no ordinary traveler. As a matter of fact, she is pretty darn extraordinary. An adventurer, explorer and mountaineer who has climbed the Seven Summits being the highest peak on every continent, Alison was the Team Captain of the First American Women’s Everest Expedition, skied to both the North and South Poles, and is an Adjunct Professor at the United States Military Academy at West…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Michelle Williams Makes a Maxi Dress Work

    Michelle Williams in Alexander McQueen

    While maxi dresses come and go in & out of fashion as quickly as skirt hems rise & fall, there’s something to be said about the subtle grace and elegance actress Michelle Williams radiated in Tokyo in an ivory Grecian maxi dress from Alexander McQueen. >> RELATED: How to wear a maxi skirt By forgoing jewelry and accessories to highlight the purity of her dress’ design, Williams looks all the more cool, collected and sophisticated. Which is something you should keep…

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  • Trend Tuesday- Kate Bosworth Shows You How to Wear the Season’s New Skirt Length

    Kate Bosworth Proenza Schouler

    So Kate Bosworth has a killer body that’s being highlighted by her on-trend cropped top while outfitted in Proenza Schouler, but we think you should take note of her midi skirt – or below the knee slim skirt, in non-fashion-y terms. >>More: Celebrity Style With the season’s transitional weather beckoning many of us to tweak our uniforms, Bosworth’s graphic neutral skirt could serve as a smart base layer for the increasingly warmer days ahead. >>More: Latest Trends Layered with a classic blazer…

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  • Get The Look- Miranda Kerr’s Transitional Weather Style

    Miranda Kerr in Lindsay Thornburg

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Polished Basics for Transitional Weather Dressing As model Miranda Kerr’s savvy streetstyle continues to catch our eye, this latest unearthed shot see’s the sartorially clued-in Kerr sporting easy-chic pieces just in time for us to take a cue from as winter begins to fade and transition into spring. What works wonders on the eye while maintaining a practical appeal is her textured gray tunic-length cocoon coat as it offers ample coverage while boasting a playful…

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  • The Return of the Baseball Cap and How To Wear It

    Miu Miu Baseball Cap

    If you were around during the original airings of ‘Seinfeld’ than you just might remember the kind of sartorial red flag seeing a woman around town wearing a baseball hat once conjured up-   being sporty in an almost entirely non-fashion sense. But one thing we’ve noticed amidst the now waining early 90’s resurgence is the surprising return of the baseball cap. Especially with Miu Miu’s must-have two-tone baseball caps from fall and Acne’s glossy ones for spring and all the editors being snapped up between…

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  • Loub & Nude- The Christian Louboutin Review, “Feu” at The Crazy Horse Paris


    The Crazy Horse Paris has its first “Guest Creator” for legendary, sexy romp and that is no other than Christian Louboutin. Louboutin is directing four original and unique tableaux shows that The Crazy Horse describes as being “inspired by various eclectic worlds, which constitute a personal look at femininity in all its forms.”  The show is called “Fue” or Fire in English.   Lououtin was involved in various aspects of the show, including set design and shoes, of course. Costumes– yes, sexy…

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  • Stylist Advice- Naomi Campbell masters wearing brown and black Roberto Cavalli, here’s how

    Naomi Campbell masters wearing brown and black Roberto Cavalli

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Old school rule breaking that keeps you looking all the more chic… As this crazy mild winter transitions towards spring, we are not quite ready to don the brights yet are still not wanting to be buried in heavy hues… unless artfully combined, that is. Let’s start with a simple disclaimer: There are FEW woman who can wear a skirt as short and hair as long past 40 other than supermodel Naomi Campbell- the woman…

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  • Guys, you can add edge to your men’s style with some printed glasses like Zac Efron

    Zac Efron

    Men’s Style Note:  Zac Efron Shows You How to Make Printed Sunglasses Work Ah, ha… he does look good. With bold, unexpected prints quite the rage as of late it was only a matter of time til we saw the trend work its way into the eyewear arena and surprisingly enough we look to Zac Efron on how to make it work for you. As is the case with options full of personality, Efron’s Prism unisex sunglasses‘ wild zebra print that gives…

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  • Emma Stone in Giambattista Valli, So Glamorous- Oscar Red Carpet Fashion 2012

    Giambattista Valli Emma Stone Oscars 2012

    Emma Stone seems to know a thing or two about what works for her body type, complexion, hair and most of all, her personae as the actress continues to shine in classic pieces that hint to old-school Hollywood glamor while possessing an appeal that’s more timeless than retro. >>More: Oscars 2012 While her Giambattista Valli dress harkens back to starlet styles of the past on albeit ‘older’ women of that era, it does manage to add an undeniable dose of…

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  • Robert Verdi, the fab style guy with sunnies on top of his head, launches a sunglass collection on HSN


    If there ever was kismet for a launch, it’s Robert Verdi and his own line of sunnies. The always funny and bright lifestyle guy is barely ever seen without a pair of sunglasses on top of  his head. MORE: Sunglasses Starting tonight and tomorrow, you can get your own pair of Robert Verdi Sunglasses on HSN… all for under $40! Who needs hair when you can wear Robert Verdi Sunglasses? Details: On February 22 and 23, celebrity stylist and television personality,…

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  • Kate Middleton Looks Dowdy, Samantha Cameron Goes Glam

    Kate Middleton, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge looking dowdy

    As we’re focusing on the close of London Fashion Week, we can’t help but take a look at what the royals and pols are wearing, specifically yesterday. There’s no doubt that Kate Middleton can make almost anything work with her gorgeous smile and slim figure. But even pretty clothes-horses can look dowdy. Case in point: The brown princess-cut coat dress with the fuddy-duddy print that even a Princess like the Duchess of Cambridge can’t pull off. Yes, Catherine looks like an…

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  • Adventures in Extremes: Loafers, is it Prada at a fraction of the price?


    Loafers are not for the sheer hose set any more! But then again, sheer hose has made a recent come back thanks to Kate Middleton. >>DON’T MISS: Shoe Shopping Guides The loafer, from high-heeled to flat, is fast becoming a wardrobe must-have as they hit upon a more refined look while being completely comfortable. And it’s hard not to become infatuated with this pair of Prada Classic Leopard Loafers. Although pricey at $795, they make for a shoe that we bet you would…

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