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  • What’s Appropriate to Wear to Business Dinner- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 31

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    Fashion Tips: What to wear and still look professional when having dinner with a client We found a lost episode! Ok, you figured out what to wear to a job interview and now you have the job. No time better than the present to help you dress for an important business dinner. Sometimes, it’s easier to be casual and trendy but when it comes to hitting the mark and still looking fashionable, stylish AND professional, it can be difficult. You […]

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  • Elizabeth Taylor Style, A Legend Beyond Her Fashion and Beauty

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A true movie star, a fashion icon, and a tireless activist to raise AIDS awareness As we grow older, we hold close the memories– or visual snapshots– of our youth and coming of age. Through all the celebrity gossip, a dark suntan, big boobs, tremendous jewels, flashy outfits and many husbands, what I remember first about Elizabeth Taylor is her devotion to her family, pets, and to raising AIDS awareness. Then there was her fashion […]

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  • Stylish Table Setting Inspiration from DIFFA's Dining By Design NY

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    Home Style: Inventive table settings to make any dinner party a special event! Okay, you've got the fancy tablewear, have a menu planned but need something extra special to make your dinner party unforgetable.Look no further than DIFFA's Dining By Design 2011, held this past weekend in New York held in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Design Show– another treat for the home design senses.The DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) annual spring event brings together some the most […]

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  • Sharpen Your Rag Picking Prowess with Tips to Shop the Pasedena Flea Market, Cruze-arati Style

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    I love a good flea market for its unexpectedness and odd one-of-a-kind items. I've picked up some incredible vintage finds from Paris to New York, and many dusty points in between. So when I heard that Curvy Fashionista Marie Denee had some super tips by way of Strim Vintage Designer, Wendy Mirts on how to shop a huge flea market, like the one in Pasedena, I had to have her share her tips with you! Marie Denee one of the […]

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  • I Didn’t Need A Study To Tell Me That I’m a Shoe Queen. Listen, YOU Should Be Too

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    Poll Finds Women Own (MERELY) 17 Pairs of Shoes… are they "fashion" women? Where is your inner Imelda, ladies?Don't get me wrong, I completely have respect for bag people. But the idea of of changing my handbag every 5 minutes never really thrilled me.However, in full disclosure, I do own a lot bags and some very "good' ones. Yet, it's still not my thing.BUT, can we talk shoes?!Maybe it's from having big feet and I feel a need to compensate. […]

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  • Rachel Zoe Leads the Hollywood Reporter Top Hollywood Stylist List

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    “A stylist is a behind-the-scenes job,” Rachel Zoe says in the new issue Hollywood Reporter that names her the #1 stylist and has her as its cover girl that hits the stands tomorrow. “I'm never a star when I'm with a star — ever.HR tells of Zoe's amazing ascent from stylist to star to a ground-breaking brand name, and she certainly has done that brilliantly.Does Rachel Zoe feel feel the breathe of her style power? “No,” she is quoted in […]

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  • Government Hooker, the Director's Cut of Lady Gaga's Video from the Mugler fw11 fashion show

    Government Hooker, the Director's Cut of Lady Gaga's Video from the Mugler fw11 fashion show. We all know that Lady Gaga both walked in the fall 2011 Mugler fashion show in Paris the other day and was also the show's Musical Director. It was the womenswear collection debut for Nicola Formichetti at Mugler.SEE: Mugler runway imagesWe've got the official 3-minute Creative Director's cut of the footage captured for the show's live stream with her new song “Government Hooker.”

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  • House of Dior Homage Exhibition for Paris Fashion Week

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    Retail Remedy: Le Bon Marché in Paris showcases the Eternellement Dior We know how much Richard Nahem loves the Paris that he shares in his walking tours, and he will be tipping FocusOnStyle during Paris Fashion Week. Designer John Galliano has been certainly in the news this week for his rather horrific alleged comments caught on a cell phone video. I’ve been interviewed a bit for my opinion on this and, based on what I have seen thus far, personally […]

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  • Spring 2011 Fashion Ad Campaign for Burberry Exotics

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    Burberry Exotic Icons: We have not much to say other than it's stunning! Burberry's new advertising modus operandi is to release a new ad campaign each month with a new theme and new cast members.Hot off the presses is its March ad campaign images featuring Tali Lennox and Tara Ferry in their first big advertising campaign for the British models. We have the sneak peek photos and video for you here.

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  • London Fashion Week Gossip Recap- From the legacy of Alexanader McQueen to Mark Ronson’s fete, my tipster has the dish

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    London Fashion Week Gossip Recap- From the legacy of Alexanader McQueen to Mark Ronson's fete, my tipster has the dish. The Alexander McQueen legacy is coming to New York City on May 4th, The Box makes it to London and is graced with the like's of bad boy Damien Hirst, Kate Moss, Tilda Swinton and Daphne Guinness! London Fashion Week proves to be filled with lots of Tartan…

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  • The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels, Timeless Iconic Design on Display

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    The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels, Timeless Iconic Design on Display. Must See: “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels” at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. For more then century, the remarkable history of Van Cleef & Arpels has been intertwined with the lives of many of the greatest personalities of our time. Each has enhanced the other and set the stage for the display of some of the grandest jewelry of out time.Going back […]

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