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Fashion Stylist Advice: When you need fashion advice, style tips & what to wear & how to wear it, ask our stylist Sharon Haver & her team of contributing fashion, beauty, and style experts!

  • Wear It Now: Black is Back As The Runway Trend To Steal – Spring 2013 Highlights

    Valentino Spring 2013

    From the Spring 2013 runways, basic black is back on trend… Black is the new black as the runway trend you want to covet. But, if you are like me, your wardrobe is brimming with better than basic black pieces. So, here’s so the 411 on how to have next season, right from your closet. With the last leg of the Spring 2013 shows winding down in Paris comes a look at top trends for next season to get you […]

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  • Transitional Weather Jackets – Not Too Hot, Not Too Cool. Try A Denim Jacket

    Jacket by Zara

    Transitional weather moments, that puzzling feeling as what to wear that is age-appropriate, comfortable and most of all, sensible. Fear not, the denim jacket and its many versatile iterations is here to save the day! From the all-American classic staple in tried & true shades of denim to deconstructed to studded, bedazled and decorated, the denim jacket is back and makes for one safe and go-to option for the season’s requisite layering. With so many options to explore, what’s to lose? […]

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  • Stylist Advice- What To Wear For A Ladylike Labor Day Weekend Look

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    Looking for a chic ladylike look to salute Labor Day weekend and one of the last weekends of summer with while making a transitional statement in style? Go ahead, make the season’s last hoorah a call for glamour, have fun with it! We suggest taking inspiration from actress Guei Lun-Mei who in Jil Sander Fall 2012 at the Taipei Film Festival Awards exuded a retro elegance that was alluring, unexpectedly modern yet sublime. While on-trend to boot. >>MORE: Stylist Advice and Figure Out What to […]

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  • The New Flattering Pants – Want It Wednesday

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    As we’ve devoted this week to helping you score an updated, easy on the wear and budget friendly work wardrobe for the season ahead comes a selection of stylish trousers that we guarantee will make you look slimmer instantly… How you ask? Well just like the black & white knit dress from Phillip Lim we highlighted last week, color-blocking and plays on print have now made their mark on the classic work ready trouser. >>MORE: Stylish wardrobe options for the […]

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  • Stylish and Versatile Options for the Office – Yes Please!

    Macys-Work-Clothes-Suiting-Under-$100

    Stylish Office Wardrobe, YES, that can happen! With the end of summer and back-to-school time coming around, step up this season with an advance on style to look your best at the office as we’ll be spending the next few days considering top, attainable options to get you ready If you’ve been reading FoS, by now you may have scored a series of in-the-know notes on how to look chic any time with any budget, and with a quick visit to […]

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  • Stylist Advice: Should I Revamp My Wardrobe From The Ground Up For French Chic Style?

    French actress and model Clémence Poésy

    Talk Thursday continues… don’t forget to send your fashion questions for a bit of stylist advice!    Hey Sharon, I went from a polished mod style and attending MBFW as an invite because of my fashion sketches, to literally digressing into a wardrobe of almost exclusively leggings and shapeless tunics. I obtained a full-time job in graphic design where the bar is very, VERY low. Think: free t-shirts and Crocs on my co-workers– I will never stoop that low. For me, the realization […]

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  • Look Thinner in Minutes with Smart Color-Block – Trend Tuesday

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    Color-Block, while not a new trend, does boast an incentive for checking-off top trends when considering the instant slimming 3.1 Phillip Lim’s body-con number is sure to do on you… That’s right, who’d have ever thought that a simple, no-frills dress, with no uncomfortable under garments, no layers, no panels -could work such magic? But take a look at the model above (f.y.i we do know she is a skinny model to begin with…),  who’s contrasting black & white dress […]

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  • Stylist Advice: Age Appropriate Shorts And What Leggings To Wear To A Wedding

    Rebecca Taylor - Sequin Tuxedo Shorts at Saks.com

    For our first round at Talk Thursday full of expert stylist’s advice, our new weekly installment of style & lifestyle questions from YOU for us to contemplate, comes TWO questions that everyone could learn a thing or two from  From Lisa-   ‘I like the shorts with platform heel look. I am not talking short shorts but at least a 5″ inseam. What I am wondering is what age is too “old” to be wearing this? I am not looking for a cougar […]

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  • Cheap Chic Stylist Advice: Is fast fashion the end of good taste?

    Is fast fashion the end of good taste?

    Sometimes less is not more when it comes to a price tag. As I’m sitting outside on what is a very warm day, all I can see is a sea of fashionista fiascos: Ill-fitting maxi dresses that can passoff as nightgowns, garish prints, short shorts and rompers on girls both too old and too out of shape to publicly prance around with their rears hanging out, jersey body-con dresses clinging in a way that even the Shore-ettes would think was […]

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  • Find Figure Flattering Dresses Fast

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    Looking for that perfect summer dress, one that’s figure flattering, stylish and easy on the wear? In the midst of a blazing hot summer we’ve taken a moment to help you find the right dress for basically any season. After all, a dress is not only one of the easiest things you can wear, it also works as a comfortable foundational base come fall and winter. With these tips in mind, you’ll be on your way to building a wardrobe […]

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  • Stylist Advice: When Can I Wear Nude Stockings?

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has made wearing pantyhose mainstream, and even chic!

    Can I wear stockings in beginning of September or is there a time of year when I can wear nude stockings? My legs are horrific… I am 58 and have a lot of marks and spider veins. I had a housecleaning business for 18 years, so my knees are discolored. What is the best shade of hosiery to wear? Is it nude or  should the hose color to match dress— with closed shoes, of course?  (via Fashion Advice) >>MORE: Stylist Advice and Pantyhose  Trends may […]

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  • Rochas Wear It Now – Matching Prints – Resort 2013 Highlights

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    From Rochas Resort 2013, find inspiration to tackle the print trend in an elegant manner… Rochas has quietly come back on the scene over the past few season’s with attention grabbing clothes that wittily reference vintage styles with a subversive twist. And with that heavy handed nod to the past comes one promising collection after another chalk full of easy to wear yet surprisingly cool goods with the modern girl in mind. By hitting glamorous favorites of the past, the […]

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