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  • Love to be bold? Try an eye-popping showcase of color, shimmer, shine, and holograms: Milly by Michelle Smith Fall 2013 Runway Trends


    Milly by Michelle Smith Fall 2013 Runway Review: If you aren’t familiar with Milly by Michelle Smith then Fall 2013 is the perfect time to jump on her modern, brilliantly colored bandwagon!  The collection shown at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York is an eye-popping, yet totally wearable, showcase of shimmer, shine, and holograms in practical, easy to wear silhouettes – it’s the fabrics and glitz that give it all it’s WOW-factor. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS The updated sweatshirt has been…

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  • Mod girls, do you crave to be a jetsetter? Check out Michael Kors Fall 2013 Runway Trends


    Michael Kors Fall 2013 Runway Review: Michael Kors unleashes a bright, mod collection for his jetsetting girl at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York, balancing the ever-popular boxy, menswear shapes with super sexy, body con silhouettes – the best of both worlds.  Never shy of color, Kors really steps it up many notches with with a brilliant blue, safety orange, and ripe banana yellow to off-set the blacks and chunky heathered tweeds.  And let’s not dismiss the camoflauge and huge houndstooth printed furs –…

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  • NY Fashion Week Street Style Trend: Color Blast Cold Weather Gear

    Color blast street style at NYFW

    It may be a cold blast in New York during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, but  it’s a color blast for show goers from donning a Crayola Box array of bold, vivid, clear pows of color! Wear it now ladies…and if you can’t do color-on-color, every one of these shades goes great with black or camel.  — Alix Kivlin GET THE LOOK: We pulled some Crayola-pretty coats for you to consider right below. Look for more New York Fashion Week street style color pics…

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  • Business Chic Stylist Advice- How to wear navy with brown

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    Dear Sharon: I’m 25 years old and work for a professional services firm. I usually wear smart shirts and trousers to work but I’ve got to admit that I’m a little bored of the usual black trouser, shoes and belt and trying to understand how to wear navy with brown to come out of my comfort zone.  Recently, I bought navy blue straight (almost pencil type) three-quarter trousers from Zara and they came with a chocolate brown belt. The problem is that I want to…

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  • Ta-Ta, Cheerio Tangerine Trend, Emerald Green is THE color for 2013

    PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green, is the Color of the Year for 2013.

    Woop, Woop: Emerald green is Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2013 Another year, another color of the year. For 2012, the “it” color was Tangerine Tango, what Pantone describes as a “spirited reddish orange, provided the energy boost we needed to recharge and move forward.”  But, that vibrant shade trickled into mass market  to become an overused shade of Boca Coral (yes, I named it; think about it). Bleh. >>MORE: Color This year, rather than delving into suburban shades…

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  • Vivid Color Trends: If It’s Bright, It’s Right for Resort

    Rachel Pally Kennedy Dress at Shopbop

    Vivid Colors Add Punch & Spunk To An Otherwise Neutral Palette Ok, here’s some shopping advice, it’s time to brighten up TV producers are surely rejoicing. The one-two color punch for resort is a bold mash-up of TV-friendly colors, so vivid and brilliant, that you may just want to adjust your settings… on your everyday wardrobe, that is. These clear and crisp colors are NOT unfriendly on your skin tone as last season’s neons, but rich, intense, and crisp in a…

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  • Wear It Now: Black is Back As The Runway Trend To Steal – Spring 2013 Highlights

    Valentino Spring 2013

    From the Spring 2013 runways, basic black is back on trend… Black is the new black as the runway trend you want to covet. But, if you are like me, your wardrobe is brimming with better than basic black pieces. So, here’s so the 411 on how to have next season, right from your closet. With the last leg of the Spring 2013 shows winding down in Paris comes a look at top trends for next season to get you…

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  • FRENCH CHIC SHIRT LESSON 101: A classic white shirt balances a vivid print a la Leïla Bekhti


    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  What to wear with a bold print skirt? A white shirt, of course, is oh soooo French Chic! Leïla Bekhti, the French actress, knows that the best compliment to something bold and bright is palette cleansing clean, classic, and crisp starkness by way of a perfect shirt. >> MORE from the French Riviera: Cannes Do Chic Let’s review the styling finesse of the bold “Renaissance painting” print Carven skater skirt  from last fall that she wore  at Cannes the other…

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  • French Chic Shoe Lesson 101: Red shoes pops a simple LBD, a la Berenice Bejo

    Argentinian born French actress Berenice Bejo, who will host the opening ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival

      I’ll Have What She’s Having: The right, bright shoe with a classic LBD is oh soooo French Chic! Less is more when the elements are right in this French Chic Shoe Lesson 101. Berenice Bejo, of the The Artist fame, totally gets it when it comes to adding a bit of personalization and pizzazz to a LBD. Just look at her pictured here, earlier at a photocall at the Cannes Film Festival. Truth be told: This is my favorite red…

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  • The color PINK- a trend shade that even the most ardent pink hater (like me) will love

    Pinks, from left to right: Michael Kors, Tory Burch, H&M Design Award, BCBGMaxAria

    Full disclosure: Pale pinks excessively worn on a grown-up woman makes my skin crawl. There, I’ve said it. There has always been something about a woman of a certain age (post student years in this case) drowning in otherwise wimpy goo-goo-gaga colors that just sucks the va-va-voom out of her style and her presence. But take that same hue and amp up the volume and you have got one VERY hot color palette that is worthy of a second look….

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  • Listen Up! Ear Wangs by Fanny Wang Headphones for sound with grown-up style appeal

    Ear Wangs

    Sometimes you want a pair of on-ear headphones that don’t look like you’re ready to join the wannabe DJ set. Nothing wrong with the super-sized headphone look but at a certain age you look kinda ridiculous working out with a set of motherships attached to your head, not to mention some blinged out logo. If you’re looking for something with a stylish yet sophisticated flair, Ear Wangs by Fanny Wang Headphones Co. in the “freshly squeezed” Duo Color 1000 Series may…

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  • Stylist Advice- Naomi Campbell masters wearing brown and black Roberto Cavalli, here’s how

    Naomi Campbell masters wearing brown and black Roberto Cavalli

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Old school rule breaking that keeps you looking all the more chic… As this crazy mild winter transitions towards spring, we are not quite ready to don the brights yet are still not wanting to be buried in heavy hues… unless artfully combined, that is. Let’s start with a simple disclaimer: There are FEW woman who can wear a skirt as short and hair as long past 40 other than supermodel Naomi Campbell- the woman…

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