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  • Stylist Advice: Your Classic Uniform, My Way!

    Classic chic uniform

    Wardrobe Reprise- I don’t know about you but this sudden cold snap has me relying more and more on my favorite classic pieces before I even think about turning my closet over (yes, I’m layering).  Take take a look back at some of my favorite tips to make getting dressed easier. And chic. —S.H. No-brainer fall into winter dressing starts with a great coat…  Dear Sharon: I get confused at what to wear when I have appointments all over town and…

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  • Stylist Advice- How to wear patterned & stylish rain boots like a grown up

    puddle jumpers so pretty

    Dear Sharon: Patterned rain boots are everywhere this spring. Is there a stylish way for a grown woman to wear them, or are they a fashion disaster? (Frances via Fashion Advice) >> RELATED: French Chic Trench Coats at a Certain Age No, no, patterned rain boots are not a fashion disaster at all. As a matter of fact, the wildly patterned, crazy colored patterned rain boots from a few seasons ago have given way to a more sophisticated and rugged look of puddle jumps. Some,…

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  • New York Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: Buffalo Plaid + Red at Rag & Bone Fall 2014


      Yup, we’re getting the red accent memo loud and clear… that’s clear & vivid RED. This time, it’s grown up buffalo plaid by way of a chic 3/4 sleeve topper and THOSE fab red slouch boots at Rag & Bone Fall 2014. It’s a safe bet that you will want red on your fashion roster come next fall, but why not add it now? It’s a keeper. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And TREND SPOTLIGHTS >>> CLICK: Rag & Bone in store…

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  • Fuzzy Wuzzy, it’s time for new shearling boots

    Frye 'Valerie' Bootie

    Never say never. Truth be told, personally, I’m not much of a shearling boot / classic UGG fan. A few seasons ago, I stumbled upon a pair of Zadig & Voltaire gray shearling booties with the right amount of edge and back zipper slimness to avoid the generic girl at the mall feel. It was right after my foot surgery and I was still pretty swollen so the soft bootie was exactly what I needed or more important, what I…

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  • Seeing Double: Stacked Heel Bootie Look-A-Likes From High to Low


    Stacked heel booties, something everyone should have by now – but can you tell the difference here? It’s like seperated at boot birth! We are big fans of Maison Martin Margiela and Sharon is most definitely Margiela shoe crazy.  As much as Sharon loves her classic stacked heel booties from MMM, we also love a smart deal (who doesn’t?). Meet her Margiela doppelgänger, courtesy of Banana Republic! That’s right, as Banana Republic continues to generously retweak wardrobe essentials, we were thrilled…

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  • How to wear booties + what summer boots to transition to fall

    Verena Kerth attends Herlitz during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Not too hot, not too cold summer boots + how to wear booties off-season I know, I know. It’s getting to that time where you want to wear something new but you’re still settled in the final days of summer (can you believe how fast it flew by?) and not quite up to investing in more warm weather clothing. Surely, it’s still too sunny to think fall. So what to wear? Summer boots, the kind…

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  • Platforms

    Shopping Guide: Platform Shoes Who doesn’t like a longer looking leg? Opt for a nude color to make your legs look endless or a brilliant bright that works so well when sitting atop platform soles. From slim hidden platforms to chunks of fashion fabulous, there’s a platform style for you. And, did anyone say COMFORTABLE?! Yup, that little piece of separation between you and the pavement is ooh so comfy and stylish too. Consider these platform finds this season…

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  • Stylish Cold Weather Boots- Bogs and Sorel chicify the chill factor

    Bogs and Sorel keep you looking stylish in cold weather

    Traction + Style + Function = Solved I always joke that I couldn’t live full-time in an environment where my shoe choice is based on traction over style- no matter how gorgeous the outdoors may be. So, I was super psyched to road test some stylish winter boot contenders, particularly when I was away at my vacay place having fun in the snowy mountains! Looking fashionable is not always an easy task when it comes to frigid temperatures, but it is possible…

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  • Pedicure Boots- Who Knew?


    Every once in a while there’s a clever idea that’s not the most stylish. Think of this as a wannabe UGG married to an open toe bootie. Here’s where the not too favorite visual makes perfect sense- Bootie Pies are pedicure boots. How many times in the winter have you sat in the nail salon begrudgingly waiting for your tootsies to dry and wished there was some way to speed up the prolonged process? Well, so did three sisters from…

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  • I Didn’t Need A Study To Tell Me That I’m a Shoe Queen. Listen, YOU Should Be Too

    Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011 - Franck Sorbier - Backstage

    Poll Finds Women Own (MERELY) 17 Pairs of Shoes… are they "fashion" women? Where is your inner Imelda, ladies?Don't get me wrong, I completely have respect for bag people. But the idea of of changing my handbag every 5 minutes never really thrilled me.However, in full disclosure, I do own a lot bags and some very "good' ones. Yet, it's still not my thing.BUT, can we talk shoes?!Maybe it's from having big feet and I feel a need to compensate….

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  • Men’s Style- Saving the Brown Suede Shoe, An Icon of British Style


    Men’s Style- Saving the Brown Suede Shoe, An Icon of British Style.God Save the Queen & the Brown Suede Shoe!. Don’t want to get your knickers in a bunch, but there appears to be a crisis of sorts with the demise of the proper brown suede shoe for gentlemen across the pond.The British department store Debenhams, according to its press release, fears that an icon of British fashion is in danger of disappearing, as sales of men’s brown suede shoes…

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  • All About Boots and Brazilians Too- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 23


    Boots, Boots, Boots so many styles and how to get it right for you! What style boots to wear with what and what boots not to wear… plus, how did they ever get on the topic of Brazilians? Who knows. But Sharon Haver & Brad Boles are at it again and in this ridiculously hilarious video episode of Impromptu Madness, they talk boot styling tips and what happens when you over mow the lawn, so to speak. Boots, all the…

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