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Chic casual style because dressing down is as important ant as dressing up. Stylist tips to look everyday casual chic and polished.

  • Age-Appropriate Everyday Chic via Susan Sarandon’s Fierce Oxford Flats

    Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan Sarandon attend Tribeca Talks Directors Series during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  Pretty, polished, and casual at any age. We all get so wrapped up on the fantasy of fabulous sometimes that we tend to forget the simple casual style that most of us wear on a daily basis. For that very reason of  feigning “senior moments” on everyday style does that core easy part of our wardrobe get forgotten, particularly when looking polished, modern and age-appropriate fashion is on the menu.   Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan…

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  • Fancy Pants Street Chic Sneakers with Roman Style

    Isabel Marant Willow Sneakers in beige or black at myTheresa

    Shhhh, I’ve been sneaking around and got a taste of  stylish street chic sneakers, Roman style. Honestly, I’m not a sneaker person. Never was. Being neither Amazonian tall and muscularly lissome, nor the proverbial fleshy tourist, sneakers just never found a spot in my life outside of the gym or a mountain trail. >> SHOP: Newest Stylish Sneakers Fast forward to a vacation in Rome and a sudden weather change and all those otherwise spring shoes just wouldn’t cut it in an…

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  • Celebrity Festival Style – Kate Bosworth in Isabel Marant


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Western Chic With a Dollop of Cool Rocker Edge This year’s Coachella music festival seems as if it’s sartorially minded revelers sense of style is more center stage than that of the bands in the line-up… Just take a look at the always on cue Kate Bosworth in Isabel Marant, looking tres chic western with a cool dose of deshabille met with a studied hand at mixing modes for a sexy take on rocker chic and the perfect example…

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  • Stylist Advice: It’s not style but some fugly fashion fad; don’t succumb

    The gross purposely exposed bra

    What Not To Wear | Spring Fugly Fashion Don’ts There will probably be someone who doesn’t like this. That’s ok. I was looking through a spring lookbook for a celebutard turned designer, who will remain nameless, and each outfit pictured was kowtowing to some amped up commercial fashion fad trend, that probably should never have taken off in the first place. But there ya go, a pseudo celeb wears something, the pr sends out a photo, bloggers pick it up, and every…

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  • Timeless Thursday’s -Charlotte Gainsbourg Proves Some Things Never Go Out Of Style

    Charlotte Gainsbourg in Balenciaga

    Yes, an 11 year-old pair of jeans can be forever-cool! Model, muse and musician Charlotte Gainsbourg’s instinctive, casual yet chic boho Parisian sense of style usually catches our eye with her often unexpected choices and while at a fete for Marc Jacobs by Louis Vuitton she surprised even more so while wearing a pair of Balenciaga jeans from 2001. Discover tips for your own take on: French Chic Amidst a glamorous crowd Gainsbourg was a standout with her relaxed, always…

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  • Ponytail How-To’s from Tracy Reese Fall 2012

    Tracy Reese F/W 2012

    Backstage Beauty Notes: Update your look with an easy to manage, natural looking ponytail for when you’re on the go or looking for a cool alternative to stick straight hair that’s full of texture and subtle volume. TRESemmé Stylist Jeanie Syfu created a wearable messy ponytail for the Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Fashion Show to mimic the effortless style of the clothing.   Overall Look: Windblown bed-head messy ponytail with side-swept bangs, height at the crown and a matte finish Inspiration: The natural street look…

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  • Affordable Fashion Alert- Top 5 looks from the Zara Spring Lookbook


    First Look: The Zara Spring 2012 Lookbook just arrived in our inboxs and I couldn’t wait to share them with you. Zara is always a fantastic resource to get the latest trends at a great price in durable fabrics. Blend their pieces in with your designer pieces or wear alone, no one will be the wiser that you didn’t spend a fortune on an entire look- it’s affordable fashion with “real” designer style! MORE: Zara Like Butter- Can’t help but think…

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  • The Return of the Headband- From Red Carpet to Lazy Day, It’s an Instant Do!

    Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams at the Golden Globes

    Ditch those stuffy images of 1980’s French Chic helmet hair tucked in place with a bulky headband. Forget Mary Richards and her rigid flip. Say toodleloo to the overdone fascinator. There is something refreshingly modern atop the chicest heads on the red carpet, like Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams (pictured above) at the Golden Globes, when looking to polish up something as everyday as a casual Sunday sweater. The headband is back. Holding every stray hair in place and still having the tactile appeal of allowing you to run…

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  • Get The Look- Miranda Kerr’s Polished Street Style

    Miranda Kerr

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Timeless Luxury Basics Take a cue from model Miranda Kerr’s easy, chic and timeless pulled together look while out in NYC and look out for classic, well-fitting separates that let the eye focus on the quality of your gear while maintaining a casual look that’s ready to go and fuss-free. In her case, patent leather lady-like pumps add a dose of uptown chic to an otherwise ho-hum pairing of a white tee and skinny jeans…

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  • Cowgirl Chic- Get The Look of The Real Cowgirls of Jackson Hole, WY

    The Real Cowgirls of Jackson Hole, WY: Jolene and Jamie

    You all know that saying about the grass being greener on the other side of the fence. Well, sometimes for me, it’s the other side of the arena. As a native New Yorker and die-hard city girl, I’m always fascinated and in awe of the effortless and authentic cool of cowgirls.  Having a vacation home in Jackson Hole, WY, I also have a closet with plenty of plaid snapfront shirts and cherished western boots that I never get to wear unless…

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  • Royal Wedding Fashion- Kate's Honeymoon Comfy Wedge Pump Espadrilles Are a Shoe In

    Lanvin espadrille wedge pumps, like Kate

    Our collective feet are killing us from all the festivities… It certainly was the wedding of this century (so far)! I don't know about you, but I'm exhausted from it all but certainly don't want give up on style. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, didn't skip a beat in her polished, skeek "Kate Middleton style," when she left Buckingham Palace the morning after her wedding in some very chic and comfy black patent espadrille pumps.We've tracked the Royal Wedding getaway shoes…

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  • Country Casual: Weekend Editions


    Cozy up to some woodsy fashion inspiration. It’s the same rough and rugged outdoorsy country casual feel with fine-designed edges, and no need to rake the leaves.Think of it as fake so you don’t have to rake it!

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