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  • How to Wear the Neon Trend

    Neon Girls- Backstage at Christopher Kane Spring/Summer 2011

    Stylist Advice- Go Bright & Get It Right! Neon can be so tricky to wear and, as it is so bright, certainly a fashion mistake that won’t go unnoticed. But if you get it right…. WOW! All you need are a few food stylist tips to understand how to wear the neon trend. Take a cue from Christopher Kane‘s updated ladylike lace neons, pictured above right, and Raf Simon‘s vivid techno take on sublime couture at Jil Sander, pictured below,…

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  • Stylist Advice- What To wear to a film festival

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    Naeem Khan top at I am of Indian origin and live in London. I am going to the premiere of a Hindi movie at the London Indian Film Festival. I am just wondering if I should wear something formal like a black dress or casual like a pair of jeans and a nice top to go with. Thanks for your help — M.G. via fashion advice When in doubt about what to wear for any occasion, it is always…

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  • Stylist Advice- How to wear an unstructured maxi skirt

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    How should I wear this Pins and Needles Chiffon Maxi Skirt from Urban Outfitters? I love it, but I don’t know what top would go well with it…? — A.L. via fashion advice Well, first off, I have to admit that chiffon, or any unstructured, maxi skirt is pretty darn tricky to pull off without looking like you’re wearing a sack. There’s an 80’s unstructured retro vibe, which is only fresh if you have not lived through the 80’s and…

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  • Call My Stylist

    Personal Style Coach: Call My Stylist! You asked for it, we will deliver! By Skype video or telephone…. it’s your choice. Sharon Haver and the team will be launching a personal stylist by Skype or call-on demand style consultation service. Now, you can get virtually connected to one of the leading nationally-known fashion experts with over 25 years of professional industry experience as an editorial fashion stylist, syndicated fashion advice columnist and founder & editor in chief of,…

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    Free Fashion Advice Question Submissions

    Sometimes getting expert fashion advice can be tricky to find. Not any more! If you want style & fashion advice from a pro stylist, you have come to the RIGHT place! The answer to your question can be consider to be featured on our Stylist Advice pages. Ask Sharon: Free fashion advice from stylist turned style mentor Sharon Haver & the FocusOnStyle expert team.  Sharon has made a career of helping the stylishly confused with their fashion advice questions… all ya gotta do is ask!…

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  • Wide Leg Jeans Tips- How to Wear the Pants Trend


    The secret to pulling off this super hot fashion trend is more than just the fit! We certainly all have plenty of skinny jeans in our closets, and I am assuming that you’ve gotten the memo that they look the most modern these days when paired with a ladylike pump or rolled at the hem with flats. So enough about that. Let’s go all the way to other side. It may be the inner 70’s child in me, but I…

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  • Best platform wedge sandals comfy enough for diehard flat-wearers

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    “How to find a flattering shoe with a bit of ‘lift’ when you are a flats devotee.Hey Sharon– love your piece on the best platform shoes of the season. I, however, am a chronic flat-wearer; the height of my footwear varies only if I wear thick socks with my Adidas.Which are the best (ie easiest) platform pairs to wear that won’t send me to my local podiatrist … know any good ones?!- (New York, NY via e-mail)”

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  • Take Khaki to the Next Level: Dress Tips for a Teacher

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    In Style- turn essential elements on how to update khaki pants Dear Sharon: I am an elementary Guidance Counselor. I struggle between being comfortable working with small children and looking professional for meetings. I like wearing khakis, loafers and a shirt, sweater or blazer daily. I would like to wear khakis everyday with different tops. Is this look too boring or uniform like? Could you give me some guidelines and/or suggestions? -Koo Koo for Khaki (Pataskala/Columbus, Ohio)   Dear Koo Koo:…

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  • Winter dress tips to be the ultimate Ice Queen

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    How to look sleek when it’s zero degrees… How to look sleek when it’s zero degrees… Winter dress tips to be the ultimate Ice Queen Do you have any suggestions on what to wear to a formal wine tasting where some walking around the city between dining and tasting occurs? Is it acceptable and normal to see women in fishnets, sexy dresses and heels in very cold temperature? Or, am I more likely to see women in dressy slacks and…

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  • Senior style for forgoing pantyhose: Adjust your fashion sense for your age

    Adjust your fashion sense for your age… Senior style for forgoing pantyhose

    Adjust your fashion sense for your age… Senior style for forgoing pantyhose Here’s a spin on that proverbial chestnut: hose worn with open shoes. I’m old, and my legs show it. My old gams look much better in hose, obviously. Hose does for my legs what Ultima II does for my face! So, I know pantyhose worn with open shoes is a no-no, but I’ve seen old girls like me without hose, and it ain’t pretty! Is there any advice…

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