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  • Don’t Ya Want To Go Bold? Crayola Colored Coats Ring In Spring


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: The perfect way to welcome Spring in Crayola color coats that would make any tulip jealous. Crazy colored coats seen at Paris Fashion Week had us a buzz with sartorial envy as they signaled a chic and on trend way to welcome the warmer season ahead. >>GET SET: From what to wear, to how to wear it & where, get inspired with Spring 2013 And in a tried & true shape, everything from a peacoat to a…

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  • Dresses to Dream About: The Paris Haute Couture Exhibition

    The Paris Haute Couture Exhibition presented by Swarovski

    We’ve got the inside scoop on Paris Haute Couture show…. Our Paris insider Richard Nahem, got up close & personal with his iPhone to take these exclusive pics for you. The stunning retrospective spans 150 years of haute couture with over 100 outfits selected from the 20,000 plus Musée Galliera collection. The Paris Haute Couture Exhibition presented by Swarovski at the Hotel de Ville/City Hall spans the history of haute couture in Paris from the late 1800s to the present time and designers…

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  • Wanna go on The Power Trip? Jackie Collins, up close and sizzling after all these years

    Jackie Collins and Sharon Haver

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A lust for life that doesn’t quit. And The Power Trip to go with it. I just adore Jackie Collins. My grandmother and I used to hunker down in front of the TV and watch those “Collins sisters” whenever they did a chat show. Jackie and her sister, Joan Collins, the fiery, smart, gorgeous, and quickest wits in an era when women were, well, not so outspoken when they had full glam on. These ladies…

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  • Costumes: Fashioning Fashion, Deux Siècles de Mode Européenne in Paris

    Perhaps, you’ve noticed how opulence and embellishment have been on trend lately? You even may be adding some luxe to your wardrobe now. But nothing beats the elaborate and ornate fabrications of centuries gone by. >> RELATED:  Paris Street Style Fashioning Fashion. Deux Siècles de Mode Européenne at Les Arts Decoratifs  in Paris an exhibition in tandem with LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum) showing the extensive collection of Martin Kamer and Wolfgang Ruf, two antique and costume dealers.  Shown in chronological order, you get a clear sense of how fashion evolved from century to…

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  • Street Style Trend Report: Plush + Furry Accents at Paris Fashion Week

    Street Style Trend Report: Fuzzy Wuzzy Furry at  Paris Fashion Week

    Go for comfy & cozy with cool plush layers + furry accents like the ladies at Paris Fashion Week First we saw all the crazy colored & patterned fur, and faux fur, on the New York runways. As winter continues to linger,  the real way ladies in Paris show you a thing or two about layering in a fun way with plush layers of all manners. From a shearling lined moto jacket to pink fur, who says you can’t make…

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  • Street Style Trend Report: Sporty Varsity Style at Paris Fashion Week

    Paris Fashion Week- Go Varsity!

    Straight from Paris Fashion Week comes sporty street style inspiration to pep you up now… Go Varsity! Sound familiar? We brought the sporty Varsity insignia trend to your attention back in July with our coverage of one of Raf Simons final hit collections at Jil Sander straight from the runway –in case you missed.  For pre-fall, Simons was serving a nod to the ultimate in chic retro prep, but the charming redhead here adds a touch of relaxed, everyday cool that’s worth…

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  • This is how you Belt your coat à la Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend

    Belt Your Coat! Paris Fashion Week Street Style

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  A fresh, late season update by way of you belt your coat, just so Let’s face it, we are all getting a bit sick of winter. We probably already bought what we could from the sales yet still may be craving a late season picker-upper. Rethink! Yup, rethink what we wear a different way. Get creative and get more style fast. >>MORE:  Fashion Week Street Style Take a look at our lovely lady above snapped at Paris Fashion…

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  • Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend Report: It’s chilly, wear a fun + chic knit hat, like a turban or a big pom-pom!

    Paris Fashion Week- Chic & Fun hats

    Leave it to the French to take it up a notch. We saw those carefree and adorable boyfriend beanies on the street style ladies of London Fashion Week. And, now for Paris Fashion Week, we have the super chic knit hats by way of a turban and an oversized pom-pom looking so right with dressed up city fun colors.  >> MORE:  RUNWAY & STREET STYLE TRENDS  I have to admit that I’ve always been a bit shizzled about wearing turbans….

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  • Afraid to wear an animal print skirt to work? Think again, just add Paris Fashion Week Street Style for age-appropriate business chic

    Paris Fashion Week Steet Style- This is how you wear animal print skirts

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  Paris Fashion Week street style proves to have zippy classic age-appropriate inspiration with business chic takes on animal print skirts. Animal prints can have a fabulously downtown cool edge, like our street style ladies and their leopard pants from London Fashion Week, yet too much fierceness may get out of hand for work. But not always, especially if you follow the super chic cues from these two sophisticated ladies, above, snapped at Paris Fashion Week. Either like the red Balenciaga…

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  • This is how you wear Camel + Red + Volume à la Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend

    Camel + Red = Paris Fashion Week Street Style

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Classic styling in yet difficult-to-wear pieces in this first in a series of Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trends Beautiful, volume-packed pieces that look oh so gorgeous on the hanger. Yet, when you put them, you may look like you were the last one sitting at the ribfest. But, when worn RIGHT, the result is MAGIC, like our lovely lady above snapped at Paris Fashion Week.  >> MORE: I’ll Have What She’s Having and Fashion Week Street Style…

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  • Paris Shopping- Printemps Props the Chloé Edition Anniversaire Boutique

    Paris Shopping: Printemps

    Retail Remedy: Just in time for Fashion Week, Printemps salutes Paris shopping with a special homage to Chloe. >> MORE: Paris Printemps is blowing out the candles on the 60th birthday celebration of Chloé big time. Gaby Aghion, the founder of Chloé, started the label in 1953 with a modest show at the Café de Flore. Since then it has grown into one of the most beloved and respected French fashion brands and is sold internationally. Aghion’s original theory was to do casual,…

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  • Revealed! Celebrity Spanx moments- We’re spilling the sucking in beans on what stars wear what shapewear

    Celebrity Spanx- what shapewears do the stars wear on the red carpet

    And, the shapewear Oscar goes to… Celebrity Spanx Moments… Who sucks what in…. Shapewear, baby, it’s THE way to go!  Red carpet fashion can be a bit awe-inspiring and unreachable.  And, what about those killer bods underneath those gorgeous dresses? Well, many of the bodies that are worked out to an inch of their lives get a little extra “help” too. Celebrity Spanx! There should be a red carpet for what is surely NOT your mama’s girdle.   Thanks to a…

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