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  • How to wear pastels and look chic not chintzy- look at Tilda Swinton & Marion Cotillard for style ideas

    Tilda Swinton poses at the "Moonrise Kingdom" photocall during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Sophisticated dusty pale colors that never scream juvenile You must know that I’m not a fan of grown up women wearing baby pastels… in one wrong wimpy shade, you instantly take a hit to your personal power right down to that of  a kid. >>> MORE: Do you need more style inspiration? Read how Michelle Obama wears pastels to look chic But strong women CAN pull off pastels– particularly on these unbearably hot days (ok, not…

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  • If Nicole Kidman’s d’Orsay Pumps Don’t Make A Case To Get You Out of Clod-Hopper Platforms, Nothing Will!

    Nicole Kidman at the "The Paperboy" Photocall - 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Sexy, chic and sophisticated  & stunning  d’Orsay pumps that you won’t be laughing at in photos in years to come Hey, am I looking at YOU? The lady teetering along in mega platforms because you think they are trendy? Listen up, if you can’t walk in a shoe, no matter how in style you may think they are, that’s no-no numero uno. Add the fact, that looking like Clydesdale in a clod-hopper is most difficult to pull off at…

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  • Cannes Do Chic Hair- Heidi Braids and Soft Makeup Balance A Vivid Red Lace Dress

    Sarah Gadon poses at the"Antiviral" Photo Call during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival Palais des Festivals

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Off-handed hair, by way of classic Heidi braids that juxtapose a brilliant red lace dress a la actress Sarah Gadon Wearing something vividly bold– as a red lace dress– can get tarty, fussy, or even dowdy if your hair and makeup are not in check.  Lace is a super trend this season but how can you pull it off for day or even a less formal occasion and keep your look right on track? With the…

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  • FRENCH CHIC SHIRT LESSON 101: A classic white shirt balances a vivid print a la Leïla Bekhti


    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  What to wear with a bold print skirt? A white shirt, of course, is oh soooo French Chic! Leïla Bekhti, the French actress, knows that the best compliment to something bold and bright is palette cleansing clean, classic, and crisp starkness by way of a perfect shirt. >> MORE from the French Riviera: Cannes Do Chic Let’s review the styling finesse of the bold “Renaissance painting” print Carven skater skirt  from last fall that she wore  at Cannes the other…

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  • Everything’s right about a bare midriff and how to wear a crop top like Freida Pinto

    Frieda Pinto wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo midrif baring 2-piece outfit at the Cannes Film Festival

      I”ll Have What She’s Having: A flirty bare midriff in balance & how to wear the look. I sure know about this one! I think I spent a good decade of my life running around in a variety of bare midriff crop tops! Having a 22 1/2 inch waist at the time I barely (cheesy pun, I know) met a midsection baring top that I didn’t like. >> RELATED: AbFab, Rooney Mara in Miu Miu Belly Baring Chic What…

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  • French Chic Shoe Lesson 101: Red shoes pops a simple LBD, a la Berenice Bejo

    Argentinian born French actress Berenice Bejo, who will host the opening ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival

      I’ll Have What She’s Having: The right, bright shoe with a classic LBD is oh soooo French Chic! Less is more when the elements are right in this French Chic Shoe Lesson 101. Berenice Bejo, of the The Artist fame, totally gets it when it comes to adding a bit of personalization and pizzazz to a LBD. Just look at her pictured here, earlier at a photocall at the Cannes Film Festival. Truth be told: This is my favorite red…

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  • Gwen Stefani Knows How To Wear a Bow and Make It Edgy, Well Armani Helps


    I'll Have What She's Having: Two Big Bows and NOT look like you escaped from a prom! Ok, I must confess, bows on grown-up women can really wreck my style nerves. It's not that I don't like a good bow here and there, it's that many women have a tendency to make them look too sweet and juvenile and end up looking ridiculous.But when worn right, a few well-placed bows on a dress can look positively stunning.Case in point: The…

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  • Milla Jovovich Knows How to Wear Beige With a Pop of Color and Major Bling

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    I'll Have What She's Having: Vibrant red & some Jacob & Co. bling. Beige, nude, taupe, and all those "new neutrals" are hotter than hot this season, but let's face it, they can wash you out.Runway after runway, model after model– particularly at New York Fashion Week- all worked the Spring / Summer beige trend. But to be honest, after the third day of shows, it all morphed into one big beige blob for me.While beiges can be very soft…

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  • Uma Thurman Glams Down and Looks, Well, Normal


    Everyday Beauty: Even Glamazons Can Look Pretty Regular. Sobering note for all those who think models, actresses, celebrities, and other glamazons are 24/7 glamtastic.Here, we have the always beautiful Uma Thurman at Cannes wearing a slinky Roland Mouret purple number on the red carpet one night, and a silvery embellished Cahnel sheath the other. Two different looks, both flawless in her hair and makeup.Uma has turned IT on!Then, we have the daytime Uma. Her vibrant red dress is a stunner…

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  • Salma Hayek Radiates in Pink Gucci Premiere


    This really a case of never say NEVER!It’s not that I don’t care for the color pink, it’s that I abhor the way many grown-up women reduce themselves to a a juvenile version of themselves in an abundant amount of baby pink. Worn wrong or heavy-handed, it become the one color that strips you of your power as a woman brings down to the level of a playground cutie.When when worn the right way, it’s magic for your complexion and…

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  • Juliette Binoche rocks a drop crotch Givenchy jumpsuit and we love it

    Certified Copy - Photocall: Cannes Film Festival

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy harem jumpsuit. If there had to be one major investment trend piece for my wardrobe this season, I would be hard-pressed not to consider the drop-crotch, harem jumpsuit by Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy that Juliette Binoche absolutely rocked in Cannes this week.Drop crotch, harem pants are by far a hard look to pull off but she did so flawlessly. There’s always the fear of resembling Diaper Dan or one of…

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  • Red Carpet Fashion Alert. There’s a Train Gang going on at Cannes and it looks VERY Bridal

    63rd Annual Cannes Film Festival - Opening Night Premiere of "Robin Hood"

    It’s hard not to wonder if this is a bridal fashion show or a film festival red carpetIs someone getting married and no one told us? ‘Cause there are some major white gowns with humongous trains walking the red carpet at Cannes.When Eva Longoria Parker stepped out in a cascading Emilio Pucci gown last week, we thought that the train was a great re carpet stealing trick. But then there was another one. And another one. And another one. Trains…

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