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  • Fashion Week Survival Tips and Gossip from Last Big Hamptons Weekend from Brad Boles

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    A farewell to a big summer! A clambake, a game of chicken and a full disco party and season four of Bravo’s hit show “The Real Housewives of New York City”There’s not a chance you could get better then Labor Day in the Hamptons. The weekend started with a glorious sunset clambake at the divine ocean-front home of my very own Lauren Arpel and fifteen perfect summer friends. I was in a panic as to how to make a bonfire […]

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  • Hamptons Gossip and the Best Early Halloween Costumes- It’s Two of a Strange and Dishy Kind

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    Brad Boles is still on the loose making and collecting gossip in the Hamptons before the summer season comes to an end. Brad did take some time away from the luxe set to fine-tune some Halloween costumes that are about to hit the stores. It may seem early for you to start thinking about what will be the biggest Halloween costumes trends but if you look in the aisle next to school supplies, you’ll see that Halloween costumes are already […]

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  • All Hamptons… All Gossip… A Socialite and A Pink Birkin Bag

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    Brad Boles remains on the lose in The Hamptons spilling the bean$… and, yes, the overuse of the color pink can make me cringe, expect on Brad, of course. — S.H.Action, Lights, No Camera…Polo in The Hamptons proved to be very interesting for me with the pink Birkin… ostrich of course. I know Sharon is probably upchucking the the thought of pink, but we both agree that the color can be chic on a MAN!I bumped into Tinsley Mortimer whom […]

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  • 80’s Avant Garde Style Icons and Their Influence On Fashion Today

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    Sharon Haver & Brad Boles’ Latest Radio Show: the style icons of the 80’s Leigh Bowery, Klaus Nomi, Boy George, Annie Lenox, Grace Jones, Club Kids, and their influence over the late great designer Alexander McQueen and fashion as a whole. Gossip, dish, and inside style tips from back in the day to its influence now…On this week’s Focus on Style- Talk, hosting duo Sharon Haver & Brad Boles talk about the style icons of the 80’s Leigh Bowery, Klaus […]

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  • Agyness Deyn Works East Village Punk Mash-Up Style

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    “Sneak Peak: The September “New York” issue of V Magazine features supermodel Agyness Deyn looking very downtown. I’m a downtown girl through and through..Self-expression rather than cloned perfection is more my thing and that’s what I love most about living in New York’s East Village.The neighborhood maintains its sense of edgy self-made style and uniqueness. Sure, punk stores on Saint Mark’s Place have been replaced by yogurt shops and dissident rockers gave way to hip Japanese and NYU students, but […]

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  • Khloe is the Hottest Kardashian this week, Surfer Style Do’s and Fashion Don’ts from Brad Boles

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    The Hiltons (as in Kathy and Rick) continue to enjoy the summer heat out East. I ran into them the other night enjoying a quiet dinner at Bobby Vans, so we had a few minutes to catch up. We had a good laugh about Paris Fashion Week and the wonderful dinner on a boat on the Seine we all enjoyed for Dior years ago.Ivana Trump (think Joanna Lumley as Patsy from the fabu TV show ABFAB) was seated with us […]

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  • Cat Fashion Show Has Some Odd Look-A-Likes

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    Call me crazy, but this cat looks a lot like Rod BlagojevichIf there were to be a line drawn in the sand, I’m a dog person. More specifically, a poodle person. I do get a kick out of a pet in a good costume, but usually four-legged get-ups involve dogs.Thank the good editors at Gothamist for covering one of the more festive cat fashion shows– one so over-the-top that I may put allergies aside and get on the kitty catwalk. […]

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  • Jean Paul Gaultier Furniture Sweetens Up Paris Elle Decor Suite

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    Love the crazy way Jean Paul Gaultier put his signature nautical stripes on wacky, cool furniture. For the last two years Elle Decor has selected a fashion designer to decorate the former apartment of Jacques Carlu at the Cite de Architecture. This year the chosen is Jean Paul Gaultier, proceeding Christian Lacroix and Martin Margiela. Jean Paul Gaultier has brought his usual whimsical and sometimes kitschy style to the 2,400 sq. ft. space atop the museum.

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  • Money Matters- Cultural Clash In The Hamptons From A Countess to LL Cool J and One Supermodel

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    “Breathless Brad Boles has been busy rubbing some very ritzy elbows this weekend and is more than happy to share the dish. Me? I wish I was really on vacation! –S.H.Friday night saw a return to Almond, the tony East End, boy’s-night-out hotspot in the Hamptons where I dined with Catherine Saxton (the fabulous PR maven who handles all of Ivana Trump’s ups and downs) who is a houseguest of Cathy and Rick Hilton.FYI… the Hiltons have done an amazing […]

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  • Home Staging Tips For Picture Perfect Interiors

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    “Home Staging Tips: Tzuj up your environment with these home staging / home styling tips and tricks from Brad Boles and Sharon Haver!In this week’s episode of Focus on Style- Talk on Blog Talk Radio, Sharon and Brad share tips about how to stage your home.Both agree that your home should reflect your personal style and be particularly in order when you plan to sell, have it photographed for a magazine, share with your Facebook friends, or simply be a […]

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  • Hamptons Happenings From Blowouts to Baggy Pants, Color Blocking, Rompers, Super Saturday Shopping and Polo

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    Sweeties, Breathless Brad Boles has been roaming about with more dish to share… S.H.Meow, meow, it may be Gay Night but there are some be-atchy boyz out there..Gosh, I know I can have a sharp tongue but I never make the obvious rude attempt to talk about someone behind his or her back when they are actually right smack in front of me. So tacky.I started my evening off dining at Almond in Bridgehampton with my ever-fabulous friend Lauren Arpel […]

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