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  • In the Bag- Work The Color Block Trend One Piece at a Time


    Now a perennial trend, color-blocking has become all the more accessible with heritage minded bags done up in contrasting hues for a quick, colorful & graphic addition to any look. Color-Blocking, we’ve seen it on just about every single runway over the past few seasons and as we’ve pointed out before, it happens to be one trend that you can use to your advantage. Especially when looking to highlight and conceal certain areas of your body while adding a jolt…

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  • Trend Tuesday – Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron in Top Spring Business ChicTrends

    Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron Spring Style

    Why do we tip off what works about these two political ladies? Because both Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron have mastered sophisticated business chic, and here’s how you can add polish to your workwear wardrobe  too! Call it a double-impact dose of top Spring cool when Michelle Obama & Samantha Cameron are paired together… MORE: Michelle Obama Style and Samantha Cameron The duo looked easy- business chic last week meeting in D.C in a natty white skirt suit with a sculptural…

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  • Pippa Middleton’s Fashion Mistake- Color Blocks Her Legs To Look Shorter

    Pippa Middleton with her Aruna Seth Romana Bag

    I (Don’t) Want What She’s Having: Legs that look stumpy from poor fashion choices Pippa Middleton, the every-girl style icon is looking decidedly edgy for herself. While the particular wash of her fuchsia jeans is not our favorite with its strange dye markings down the side, we appreciate her effort to spunk up a classic dark blazer with a burst of color paired with her go-to Aruna Seth Romina bag. But, here’s where Pippa went wrong… Her calf-high black boots completely…

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  • Spring 2012 Round-Up- The Best of the Season

    Balenciaga Spring 2012

    Just as the Spring 2012 collections are set to hit stores next month comes a quick review of our favorite outings from the season to keep you looking fresh and updated on all of the best of the season. From Balenciaga’s sic-fi futurism to Rochas’ retro regality, we’ve got you covered on all the must-have collections full of covetable cool. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Balenciaga After 10 years of riveting, out-of-this-world collections season in & season out, Nicolas Ghesquiere was back…

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  • Highlights from the Best of Pre-Fall 2012, Celine, Givenchy and more

    Givenchy Pre-Fall 2012

    By the looks of the collections we’ve seen so far from some of our favorite go-to labels, Pre-Fall seems to be about a continuation of key-trends and trademarks with a fresh, indulgent spin. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Here’s a quick look at some of our favorite HIGH F-A-S-H-I-O-N highlights from the season so far…there’s more to come as we look at the best of the season next week. Givenchy (above). Celine- Phoebe Philo added some refined tweaks to her repertoire and…

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  • It’s Black and White- Fashion for your size that’s age-appropriate too!

    Alice + Olivia Constance Striped Coat at Shopbop

    Whether you’re a size 2, 12, or 22 there is no excuse not to look fabulous at any age! Knowing your body and what works isn’t always easy, however. Then, when the latest trends are thrown into the mix, the result can be confusing.  High fashion magazines aren’t always entirely helpful. They don’t translate into the battlefield of life. So many of my design clients often ask me to incorporate fashion into their style makeovers. And, I say stay on…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Color-Blocked Separates

    Balenciaga Fall 2011

    While color-blocking is no new trend story, it wasn’t until this fall season that we really saw a spike in contrasts with ingenious iterations from designer’s the world over. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Along with some simple shopping advice, here’s a look at some of our favorite uses of color-blocking that are certain to make a graphic statement this season and most probably many to come. Balenciaga (and above) Nicolas Ghesquiere has been doing graphic sci-fi couture for many seasons and…

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