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  • Why not try a white jacket?

    white is looking right.

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A proper white jacket that’s seasonless + chic ala Sharon Stone in Roberto Cavalli & J.Crew Spring 15 It’s been a crazy month or so with filming over 35ish videos for my C’est Chic program (outfit changes for each), traveling, spending casual time at my place out West, and back to the NYC grind just in time for school to start for my son and Fashion Week. I feel like I’ve been in a closet…

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  • Rethink Sporty Chic Safari Cargo Pockets in an ode to Africa at Balmain Fall 2014


    Practical options missing on the runways you say? Speaking of comfort & sophistication, did you ever think you’d see cargo pants and pockets return on the runways? Well Balmain Fall 2014 left us clamoring for this carry all trend! Let’s rethink cargo pants, yes those once ubiquitous on-the-go mom pants… In what looks like an ode to Yves Saint Laurent’s legendary 70’s era safari collection, Balmain designer Olivier Rousting delivered a savvy Amazonian collection of get ready for it, real-world…

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  • Get ahead of the curve: 4 top trends Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014 to try now because YOU can!

    Runway to your way now with these in store finds

    Cheat Sheet to Style! Fresh from Paris runways come the 4 TopTrends Paris Fashion Week highlights from the Spring 2014 Collections + how YOU can steal the look NOW! Listen up, wanna know the easiest way to look super stylish & save money? Get THE look ahead of the curve. Why wait for next season? Really, why? You can find these trends way before the runway collections hit the stores next spring, maybe even on a sale rack. Style it…

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  • Mens Style Spring 2014 – How to Wear Paris Fashion Week Clothing Now

    Givenchy Spring/Summer 2014

    Not sure your guy will wear much of this, and in many cases, that may be a good thing. But you’ll want to keep it on your style barometer, so take a peek at Mens Style Spring 2014 from the Paris runways and  how  to adapt it into more  guy-friendly, wearable fashion. – S.H. Direct from Paris: Mens Style Spring 2014 Runway Trends & How to Wear them Now… Judging by the last few uncharacteristically cool summers in Paris and London,…

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  • Top 4 Trends To Transition to Spring – What to wear everyday when the runway seems so daunting?

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    Transition to Spring 2013 with catwalk to closet trends to ease into your wardrobe… Switching  your wardrobe to transition to spring, or any season,  can be challenging, especially with crazy Global Warming shaking up the temperatures. Sharon & I thought that we’d like to wet your feet (dang, those April showers) with some bright offerings to cheer up your day. As Spring weather came into town for most of you this Easter Sunday, we considered ALL our of spring 2013 runway…

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  • Go Baroque! Embellishment Trend Glamorizes Fall’s Must Haves

    Carven fall 2012

    We’ve been so clean. Or girly. Or black and white. But with the fall breeze comes time for glamour. Just a bit. NO, pile it on and on. >> MORE: Fall/Winter 2012 Runway and  Fall 2012 Trends Tzuj it up with the Baroque embellishment trend for an instant wardrobe update. From dollops of golden jewels and lavish fabrics, a little goes a long way. But, if you’re the kind of girl who likes to pile it on, this is ONE trend right up…

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  • Balmain Wear It Now! New Denim – Resort 2013 Highlights


    From Balmain Resort 2013, pick-up on the new denim uniform… Just a few days after actress Diane Kruger wowed us in a denim dress from Chanel with a completely unexpected ladylike shape comes this ultimate in chic, of-the-moment uniforms from Balmain. Which by the way, makes for the perfect refresher course on attainable chic from the Resort 2013 collections. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS A look at extracting the trends from next season for now has our attention on Balmain’s subtly sophisticated…

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  • Resort 2013: Highlights From The Runways Part Two Balmain, Chloe, McQueen, Rochas


    With the Resort 2013 presentations dwindling down, we wanted to take a moment and share highlights from the season so far as we did earlier… And with men’s fashion weeks and couture fresh off the runway, there are still Resort shows being intimately, however sporadically shown, that cannot be missed. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Take note as many of the season’s collections continue to deliver completely wearable, functional clothes to covet, and what’s even more to take note of is…

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  • Diane Kruger in Balmain Resort – How To Wear A Leather Skirt Now

    Diane Kruger Leather Skirt

    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 somehow work together. >>MORE: Leather Style And while trends come as a surprise from the considerably styled actress, here they work to evoke an unexpected dose…

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  • Pierre Balmain F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Pierre Balmain Fall 2012

    While considerably less flashy than it’s mainline counterpart Balmain, diffusion line Pierre Balmain saw Fall 2012 heading towards more considerably safe waters with a range of rethought basics with a streamlined, foundation building sensibility. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Amongst the mix stood sharp tailoring with a few fitted body-con dresses to boot and an assortment of more reality friendly pieces that are sure to get you in the day-into-night groove more than a 5-figure gala dress will, per se. Although…

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  • Paris Fashion Week Preview- Pierre Balmain, Spring-Summer 2012 Film Peek

    Pierre Balmain Femme, Spring Summer 2012

    Balmain is getting a less extravagantly priced sibling… Who can't resist Balmain, especially the cool French chic way Emmanuelle Alt can rock one of their jackets? But the prices?! Mon Dieu! Debuting this Sunday during Paris Fashion Week, Pierre Balmain, the new women’s and men’s collection with an "international, downtown cool style" created in partnership between Balmain Paris and Ittierre SpA. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Watch the first  first instalment of the teaser for the film by Inez and Vinoodh, featuring model model Abbey Lee…

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