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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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  • New York Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: A Longer Hemline at Victoria Beckham Fall 2014


       Just loving the ease of a more sophisticated longer hemline at Victoria Beckham Fall 2014. Red continues as THE accent color to a classic palette of black and winter white that holds a sharp contrast to the willowy line of a longer silhouette.  Particularly, the architectural sleekness reminiscent of the early 90’s in this exquisite tailored coat…. don’t miss the detail on the left hip. RELATED: More from Victoria Beckham Styling Tip: Either a low heeled lace-up shoe as worn with the…

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  • Don’t Ya Want To Go Bold? Crayola Colored Coats Ring In Spring


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: The perfect way to welcome Spring in Crayola color coats that would make any tulip jealous. Crazy colored coats seen at Paris Fashion Week had us a buzz with sartorial envy as they signaled a chic and on trend way to welcome the warmer season ahead. >>GET SET: From what to wear, to how to wear it & where, get inspired with Spring 2013 And in a tried & true shape, everything from a peacoat to a…

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  • Street Style Trend Report: Red Coats at Paris Fashion Week

    Transition to Spring with Red Coats- seen at Paris Fashion Week

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A suckerpunch of red coats and jackets to add instant WOW to any dreary day Flame, grenadine, lobster… vivid red coats by any name are the perfect late season into spring style zipper-upper. Need inspiration to get your wardrobe out of the doldrums? Look no further than these super chic woman snapped at Paris Fashion Week who certainly know how to stand out ahead of the pack from outerwear to suiting. The vivacious shade plays well…

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  • Prints Please! – Fashion Week Street Style & Runway Trend Report NYFW Fall 13


    Don’t say it – make your statement by wearing it!!  Prints and patterns have been seen on many Fall 2013 runways at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York, as well as on the showgoers.  Small, subtle, tonal, oversized, geometric, psychedelic, paired with solids, stripes, or complimentary patterns…anyway you like it, there’s a print for you.  Solids just look plain boring these days without one! — Alix Kivlin  >> MORE:  RUNWAY & STREET STYLE TRENDS and FASHION SHOWS, RUNWAY REVIEWS >> Here’s some fav pics from the recent runway…

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  • Don’t you love the leathers? Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2013 Runway Trends Review and Fashion Show Reviews

    Rebecca Minkoff runway trends fall 2013

    Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2013 Runway Review: Rebecca Minkoff makes upcoming Fall 2013 a funky, colorful, well-structured collection for the urban woman as shown at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York.  Black and grey balance the collections bright yellows, pinks, teals, and whites and not a single look seems dull and dreary; as we know Novemeber can get. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Leather and leather quilting has been allover the runways the past couple days and Minkoff is no exception.  Fabric mixing is another trend that…

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  • Best Outerwear- Fashion Week Street Style & Runway Trend Report NYFW Fall 13, Day One

    Best Outerwear- Fashion Week Street Style & Runway, Day One

    Get the look, wear it now: Outerwear runway and street style trend report from the sidewalks of New York Fashion Week and the catwalk of Edun and BCBG  Baby it’s cold outside! It’s freezing February during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York and we are previewing Fall 2013; as you can imagine outerwear is everywhere from the runway to the street. When it comes to coats and jackets, lots of menswear inspired pieces, an overkill of fur, (no pun intended), colorblocking, motorcycle jackets,…

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  • How To Update Your Wardrobe- Runway Trends Pre-Fall 2013 Fashion Cheat Sheet


    Make What You’ve Got Current with Runway Trends Pre-Fall 2013 … Runway trends can be as simple and wearably divine as the perfect pantsuit from Dior Couture above, or as over-the-top grand as the lace cape from Alexander McQueen, below. Either way, there is an essence that you can steal into your wardrobe. Be inspired. Great style is all about interpretation on how it best flatters you. We made it easy with some how-to’s and  reason’s why you should consider elements from…

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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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  • French Chic at a Certain Age: A well-cut trench coat a la Patricia Kaas

    Patricia Kaas

    Let’s be frank: There comes a time when fussy becomes unfashionably fatiguing and plain is boringly aging. >> Day Two of the three-part FoS series Age-Approriate French Chic At A Certain Age But, pairing a well-cut trench coat and sultry smokey lined eyes, is a time-tested fashion recipe that never spoils! Take, for instance, French actress and chanteuse Patricia Kaas who understands the understated elegance of a lightweight, well-cut trench coat- a hallmark in dressing with French chic style. It’s not any ordinary…

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  • Best Men’s Coats From Paris Fall/Winter 2012

    Best Coats Lous Vuitton F/W 2012

    Louis Vuitton Just in time for the current season’s winter chill comes a bevy of inspirational finds from the best men’s shows from Paris for 2012 to take a cue from when looking for fresh outerwear ideas. Consider Louis Vuitton’s plush bomber (above) as a luxurious however bold way to combat the winter chill in a sartorially irreverent manner. Dior Homme Exaggerated volume gave this drab olive cape from Dior Homme a practical play on proportion while making for a…

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  • Instant Update- Cover up in the Best Coats of the Season

    Hermes Fall 2012

    For all their dualities, from the practical set to the sophisticated sort, the winter coat is one considerate, sartorial godsend…especially as New York City is getting its first slam of cold weather. Keeping in mind the functionality one needs from outerwear, we understand that winter weather combat gear’s performance is more important when determining what one wears than judging by looks alone. And since one wears their coats consecutively more over winter months than any item of clothing, careful consideration on the…

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