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  • Thanksgiving Survival Tips- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 15

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    Thanksgiving Survival Tips- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 15.How to Avoid Turkey Day Disasters! Enteterianing tips to make the most of Thanksgiving, even if you are a vegitarian.Plus, what excuse do the The Real Housewives of New York City use to leave a party early???? Huh, huh, don't you wannna know?Co-hosts Sharon Haver & Brad Boles are getting loopy with Thanksgiving Survival Tips. In the last video, Brad brought up Sharon's least favorite, jewelry… basic pearls!…

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  • How to Wear Pearls, Keeping It Young- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 14

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    Sharon and Brad talk housewife to housewife: Brad is pushing for the return of pearls & Sharon wants you to make them look modern. Co-hosts Sharon Haver & Brad Boles are going at it point / counterpoint again, and this time it's about pearls! Brad loves them and Sharon says that the classic, single strand ones add 15 years to your look. If you're going to wear pearls, make it edgy and off-handed or you'll remind her of Grandma with…

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  • What Not to Wear and What to Wear to a Job Interview- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 13

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    Sharon & Brad talk about Dressing for an Interview: How clothes can help you snag the job. Office Chic, is obvioulsly the way to dress but what's chic to some may be cheap to others. Check out these fashion tips to bone up on your job interview style.Can't keep co-hosts Sharon Haver & Brad Boles down, in lucky episode 13 of their Impromptu Madness video series. They share tips to help you make the best first impression to snag that…

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  • Paris Chic Bicycles Are Rather Fun and Utalitarian

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    Somehow we would like to believe that the bikes in Paris are rather tzujed up glam affairs.But, no. More often than not, Parisians go for practicality rather than preciousness when it comes to getting around the city– always with a dash of French chic style, of course! Richard Nahem, observes…I recently started taking photos of bicycles around the city. They have a certain charm which is hard to describe.From the slick racers that are used in the Tour De France,…

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  • How to Shop Your Closet- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 12

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    Sharon & Brad talk about how to save money and shop your closet for some of the best buys aroundHosts Sharon Haver and Brad Boles are at it again and in this episode of Impromptu Madness talk about fashion do's and don'ts about what to save, what to toss, and what to rethink in that clothing goldmine of yours… your closet!Watch How to Shop Your Closet:Fashin tips to to consider from this video:Put things away fro a few years before…

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  • Big Love Cartier Style As It Expands Its Iconic Jewelry Collection

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    Cartier Love Collection 2010: There's no doubt that I have been in love with LOVE for a long while. No, not the kind of emotional love that first comes to mind… this is a style site afterall. What I am referring to is the iconic modernity that comes in the red Cartier box, preferably with an engraved notecard attached.Cartier's Love affair first began in the 1970's with the yellow gold flat bangle designed by Aldo Cipullo. Punctuated with screws, the…

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  • Behind the Scenes On Retouching for a Photo Shoot

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    Do you think what you see is what you get when you see a photo in a catalog, magazine or ad? Not always. Expert retoucher Sharon Daniels shares some profrssional retouching tips on what happens behind the scenes on a commercial campaign that uses mostly real people instead of fashion models. — S.H.My partner and I recently retouched the images below for the Lindsay Phillips fall campaign for SwitchFlops. Before we began retouching the images Lindsay's creative director expressed that…

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  • Halloween Dog Costumes Are As Wild, Wooly, And Fantastic As Ever

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    You know that there is nothing we love more around here than a good dog costume and a fab parade and contest to show them off. It's that time of year again when New Yorkers put their best bark on and go a little experimental and zany in the name of their best friend.>> Try some ready made Pet CostumesThis weekend, the 20th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in support of the First Run dog park in the East…

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  • Art Exhibition in Paris- Vincent Gagliostro Case Installation Opening

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    An art show not to miss in Paris. Without exception, Vincent Gagliostro has been a multi-talented fine artist as well as coveted, award winning art director and friend. It was at Vincent's coaxing that I started my career as a fashion stylist. He is also the art director responsible for the current FocusOnStyle.com. It is with great honor and praise that I share Richard Nahem's invitation with you. Please do not miss this exceptional event. –S.H.Vincent Gagliostro | (1)case |…

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  • New York Comic Con Costumes, Halloween Just Came Early

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    Head’s up, it’s Halloween costume inspiration time! Comic-Con afficionados takes their costumes VERY seriously. And they say there are some wacky get-ups during Fashion Week, both off and on the runway! Sweeties, you have not seen nuttin’ yet until you pay a visit to New York Comic-Con & Anime Festival where Halloween is ringing in 3 weeks early and dressing up as your favorite comic icon is the name of the game. This beats the Halloween parade for decked-out fantasy…

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  • Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles- Texting and Cell Phone Etiquette Episode 6

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    A little video chit chat with Sharon & Brad: Texting Tips & Cell Phone EtiquetteSharon and Brad talk housewife to housewife: Social Etiquette for being connected in publicHas texting gone too far? Is it an out of control excuse for forgetting the art of conversation? Do you text while out on a date? Brad recalls some of Countess Luann deLesseps' date texting pet peeves. Do people share too many personal stories– loudly– on a cell phone in public? Iphone or…

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