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  • How to dress French when you are not. Wear a classic jacket or coat


    One of the more popular reader questions around here is how to dress French. For this week’s FocusOnStyle 15th anniversay online post, let’s revisit these very chic & classic jacket and coat tips from 2010 which remain very relevant & stylish today and onwards. That’s what timeless French chic is all about… the right pieces in your wardrobe that both endure and look modern.  Would you like a boost to help you get the look? Please add yourself to the C’est…

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  • This is how you Belt your coat à la Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend

    Belt Your Coat! Paris Fashion Week Street Style

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  A fresh, late season update by way of you belt your coat, just so Let’s face it, we are all getting a bit sick of winter. We probably already bought what we could from the sales yet still may be craving a late season picker-upper. Rethink! Yup, rethink what we wear a different way. Get creative and get more style fast. >>MORE:  Fashion Week Street Style Take a look at our lovely lady above snapped at Paris Fashion…

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  • Coat Alert: Military Chic

    Smythe Double Breasted Boucle Coat

    Is it getting chilly where you are? It is here and that’s time to think about some stylish layers. Here’s the best part of the military chic coat trend, it’s not really a trend but a twist on classic styling that comes in and out of fashion every few seasons. Regardless of making the top trend list for any particular season, military chic always looks right because it’s a trend based on a classic. >> RELATED: Shopping Guides of Fos…

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  • Non-Wool Winter Coat Alternatives

    Burberry lined trench at

    I am extremely allergic to wool. However, I love the look of wool winter dress coats, particularly pea coats.I have been trying for years to find a coat that is fashionable and professional as well as warm enough for winter. As if that is not enough, I need an alternative to wool, because as I stated before wool makes me break out in hives. Please help me to be both fashionable and warm this winter. (via email)

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  • Shearling Coats stylish enough to wear in the city


    We’ve been dreaming of a shearling coat worthy of our wearing it and it’s been pretty slim pickings to make the investment. Then, we spotted Keira Knightley wearing her Burberry shearling coat on her way out of the Comedy Theatre after the opening night of her new play The Misanthrope in London.

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  • Faux Fur Chubbies are oh so chic


    While furry vests are all the rage stateside, Paris is a bit more excited about brilliant faux fur jackets-particularly a take on the fluffy 1940’s / late 1970’s chubby jacket that has all the disco glamour that looks so right again. When faux fur isn’t on your menu, think about fluffy feathers for the same modern vintage allure.

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  • Michelle Obama: First dress, First Lady

    First Outfit

    She’s gearing up to First Lady…The Obamas made their first appearance for Inauguration Day with Michelle Obama looking rather regal in a golden yellow brocade coat and dress ensemble.Yes the color is stunning on her.However, isn’t she looking a bit too First Ladyish

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  • Michelle Obama gets it right with a Narciso Rodriguez encore

    Michelle Obama in Narciso Rodriguez

    Narciso Rodriguez to the front again…Michelle Obama in Narciso RodriguezHope in modern elegance continues with Michelle Obama’s selection of a gorgeous, simple chic and timeless beige coat and slender skirt ensemble by Narciso Rodriguez for yesterday’s We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial.

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