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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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  • Celebrity Street Style- Rachel Weisz Takes The Edge Out of Leather Pants

    Rachel Weisz in The Row

    I”ll Have What She’s Having: Taking something urbane & edgy and pairing it with something casual however classically chic makes for a winning look Leather pants seem to come & go in & out of style about as quickly as hem lengths and while we’ve never been big fans of the many connotations they bring to mind; from rocker-chic to plain old down & out freak- spotting forever-chic actress Rachel Weisz donning a pair from The Row with classic minded basics,…

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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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  • Kim Kardashian manages to take a perfectly fine– and loose-fitting– dress and make it look cheesy


    With all the insane streams of money coming her way, Kim K still manages to look cheap. We get celebrity style pr tip sheets of almost every celebrity and celebutard that you can imagine wearing something or another.   Usually they end upon the trash, but this time I couldn’t bear not to share this Kim Kardashian “celebrity style” alert as it’s so tacky that I’ve got to hope no one out there wants to make it stick. We all…

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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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  • The French Chic Formula for Everyday Style a la Emmanuelle Alt


    The French Chic Formula for Everyday Style a la Emmanuelle Alt. I'll Have What She's Having: Off-handed, easy, wearable Parisian style. Emmanuelle Alt Makes Cool French Chic Look So Easy, so can you!Style is a lot like cooking.If you start out with poor ingredients, no matter how many spices you add, the dish doesn't work… well, at best, it could be just passable.But if there are a few very special ingredients, the result can be superb!I've been observing the very…

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  • How To Pull Off A Summer Straw Hat


    It may seem simple, but sometimes how to wear a straw hat with style can get a little tricky. Every once in a while there is a fashion accessory that seems so easy yet becomes impossible for many women to stylishly pull off. The cute summer straw hat is today's fashion conundrum, SOLVED.Effortless and breezy straw Panana hats, raffia fedoras, a feminine take on a classic trilby, and the 70's-esque straw floppy hat are all on trend this summer.

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  • Cameron Diaz Knows How To Wear Shorts With Heels To Look City Chic and Stylish

    "Bad Teacher" Madrid Photocall

    Cameron Diaz is today's poster girl for wearing shorts with high heels and looking refined, classy, and polished rather than ridiculous, here's why…Fashion Tip: There seems to be some unwritten fashion victim law that if it's summer, it's time to wear short shorts! But honestly, shorts are not appropriate for everyone… they are more flattering alternatives.>> READ: Shorts, The good, the bad, and the very uglyBut every once in a while, you see a grown-up woman who understands how to…

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  • Viva Designer Espadrilles, the on trend summer shoe, be it designer or classic


    I almost feel that its an oxymoron to say that espadrilles are right on trend this summer. Nothing says bring on the warm weather more than a pair of espadrilles!Espadrilles have got to be one of those summer classics that you can never go wrong with and are always super comfy and add an instant Euro beachy feel to whatever you are wearing.Dating back to the Pyrenees at about the 14th century, the cotton canvas espadrille is also one of…

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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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  • What to Wear to A Holiday Party In The Country- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 19


    The What to Wear to a Christmas Holiday Party video series continues… Co-Hosts Sharon Haver & Brad Boles helped with What To Wear to an Office Holiday Party, What To Wear to a Holiday Party at Home, and now the most casual of holiday parties, What to Wear to a Holiday Party in the Country. Is Brad getting a litle too giddy from all this holiday cheer? He’s sporting The Poodle’s gondolier hat from last Halloween! Watch: What to Wear…

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