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  • Get the Trend – Floral Printed Shoes- Want It Wednesday

    Printed Matter: Prints we know, are nothing new, but what is new amongst the print heavy trend that’s been cycling through fashion is the idea of a shoe with a contemporary silhouette in an unexpected print…. One that does all the talking for your outfit -in a manner of speaking, of course. After all, prints,…

    Published on August 15, 2012
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  • Notes from Paris- Parisian Milliner Marie Mercié

    Retail Remedy: From our resident Parisian contributor Richard Nahem comes a visit to milliner Marie Mercié’s charming boutique Stephen Sondheim famously begged the question “Does anyone still wear a hat? ” in the song “Here’s to the Ladies who Lunch ” from the musical “Company”. If he walked by Marie Mercié’s eponymous shop near St….

    Published on August 13, 2012
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  • New Marilyn Monroe Fashion Book – Dressing Marilyn

    With the 50th death anniversary of prolific Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe comes a luminous new tome celebrating her bombshell style- Dressing Marilyn: How a Hollywood Icon Was Styled by William Travilla Take in rich accounts that made fashion history with Andrew Hansford’s new book celebrating the work of William Travilla for Marilyn Monroe, the definitive…

    Published on August 10, 2012
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  • Find The Perfect Printed Silk Tee – Want It Wednesday

    What do we think YOU will want this Wednesday? After seasons of print mania comes Club Monaco’s perfect graphic silk tee at a price that’s budget conscious… For well-made, well-priced staples that last season in, season out to on-trend must-haves that aren’t easily recognizable, we’ve long been fans of Club Monaco. For starters, their quality…

    Published on August 08, 2012
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  • R.I.P. Anna Piaggi, the end of a fashion era

    Anna Piaggi, 81, passed away at her home in Milan. It is indeed the end of an era for authentic eccentric style combined with an unerring eye to what is fashion. In a time of dime a dozen posers trying to set forth their fashion freak for a bit of media attention, Ms. Piaggi was–…

    Published on August 07, 2012
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  • Jeans – Classic Vs. Trendy on Kate Middleton and Diane Kruger

    When it comes to denim, you can go any way you want, from dressed up to comfy and fuss-free, just take a look at Diane Kruger and Kate Middleton who both worked denim to their advantage from the oh-so trendy to the discreetly classic… The other day Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, wore a classic pair…

    Published on August 03, 2012
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  • Trend Tuesday – Varsity Blues Inspired by Jil Sander Pre-Fall

    With fashion cycling through the classics comes one of our favorite returns, the varsity inspired trend we’ve seen from some of our go-to labels Take Raf Simon’s Pre-Fall collection for Jil Sander as your starting point with its wide range of ultra-deluxe classics peppered with the labels initials. Placed on structured basics with a retro…

    Published on July 31, 2012
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  • The Perfect Tote – Want It Wednesday

    What we want this Wednesday is a fun, updated take on the classic shopper tote, like this fun alternative from Acne From Acne comes one covetable tote that’s unique, on-trend, and somehow timeless! Ultra-deluxe totes have made quite a comeback from the likes of Celine and Stella McCartney. Especially when taking in to mind that…

    Published on July 25, 2012
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  • Timeless Style – Black And White Fashion Never Goes Out of Style

     Timeless Style with classic black and white options hasn’t looked so fresh in a while thanks to an abundance of printed options taking their toll on even the most trend-less types… Sure, we ourselves got in on the big print story that has been making its way throughout the fashion universe but first look at…

    Published on July 23, 2012
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  • Classic Slipper Shoes – Want It Wednesday

    What we want this Wednesday (and for the past season for that matter) is a pair of updated takes on the classic slipper shoe, like these feminine takes from Miu Miu From Miu Miu comes one covetable pair of on-trend, timeless and ultra-deluxe flats that bring new life to the thought of donning old-school looking…

    Published on July 18, 2012
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  • Target and Neiman Marcus – The Ultimate Holiday Collection with The CFDA

    Big News from Target and Neiman Marcus! From two of fashion retailing’s biggest names comes one exciting holiday collection to look forward to designed by 24 of the CFDA’s most talented designers. That’s right, Nieman’s & Target will soon be giving us all a chance to nab 50 limited-edition scores from some of American fashion’s…

    Published on July 11, 2012
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  • Want It Wednesday – 3.1 Phillip Lim Pop-Art Clutch

    Want we want this Wednesday… 3.1 Phillip Lim’s eye-catching clutch From Phillip Lim comes one playful Pop-Art inspired clutch that’s destined to add a punch of energy to just about any look. Consider it an instant message that lifts up any outfits spirit as it is brazenly eye-catching while conjuring up the familiar genius of…

    Published on July 11, 2012
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  • Diane Kruger in Balmain Resort – How To Wear A Leather Skirt Now

    Diane Kruger in Balmain sheds new light on how to wear a leather skirt now – not to mention nailing nautical elements and making open-toe booties look right! We’ve been saving Diane Kruger’s image from an appearance at the recent Cannes Film Festival for weeks now as there are so many trends going on that…

    Published on July 09, 2012
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  • Grown-Up Denim Dresses – Diane Kruger In Chanel

    Grown-Up Denim Dresses like Diane Kruger’s hybrid number from Chanel puts a new spin on true-blue standby’s Leave it to the forever-stylish actress Diane Kruger to signal a new era when it comes to denim dresses. After all, the last three to four season’s have seen denim rethought in every iteration possible, from Chloe’s patchwork…

    Published on July 06, 2012
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  • Want It Wednesday – Miu Miu Cameo Collection

    Want we want this Wednesday (and for the past few months for that matter) is any piece from the Miu Miu Cameo Collection for Spring 2012 First off, its nod to the classic Greco-Roman motif, the cameo, ensures that each piece will never go out of style while colorful bauble-like compositions make for a unique…

    Published on July 04, 2012
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