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  • Michelle Obama Style Alert- First Lady Wears Vintage Style and Does NOT Look Like an Old Lady

      I’ll Have What She’s Having : A mellow hued watercolor floral print that although vintage inspired, looks fresh and age appropriate on First Lady Michelle Obama. A rich print on a classic 60’s inspired princess coat could have gone all wrong on someone Michelle Obama’s age, as it could have aged her beyond her years if it weren’t for some modern updates and a slightly more relaxed silhouette that took away the Jackie Kennedy edge from her ensemble. Stylist…

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  • Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Runway Review & Fashion Show Photos

    Tracy Reese fw 12

    Runway Review: Tracy Reese gives us a colorful fall 2012 collection that balances strength with femininity with her use of punchy colors, large tropical prints, sturdy fabrics paired with draped silk, and silhouettes that accentuate the female shape. It’s refreshing to see a fall collection that isn’t dark and dreary, instead the saturated oranges, purples, aquas and yellows put a sunny spin on the cold months of the season. This line had some of the most wearable, flattering peplum shapes I have…

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  • Here’s How Michelle Obama Makes Pastels Look Chic

    Michelle Obama

    I’ll Have What She’s Having : Sophisticated & pretty pastel shades oozing with daytime elegance. Pastels can be tricky to pull off if  you want to look more refined rather than youthful. Even with the best intentions, a grown-up woman can instantly look like a cast off from the sherbet scooper. Last week First Lady Michelle Obama made a case for daytime elegance in an easy to pull-off, well styled look that exudes a certain finesse at pairing subtly distinct separates. SHOP: Accessories…

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  • Make a Stylish Move in Color- Kirsten Dunst Did, Here’s how you can too…

    Kirsten Dundst in Yellow

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A burst of stylish color in my wardrobe because THIS yellow is far from mellow! Last week actress Kirsten Dunst worked one of the season’s most vibrant trends while donning head-to-toe monochromatic color in Stella McCartney separates and looked all the more put together for it. While making her stand out from the crowd in a dinner ready suit, Dunst’s outfit also elongates her look while giving off a polished sense of maturity that should…

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  • Beat Winter Blahs With the Colors of Summer in Provence

    Handmade espadrilles in the Market in Eygalieres

    Summer in Provence: Dreams are made of this. At the hump of the new year and with the let down of holiday hoopla and the start of winter dreariness, we are all ready for the next vacation, although most of us cannot break away.  Let us take you to a place of calm and sunniness by way of Richard Nahem‘s  photo gallery of the Market in Eygalieres, Provence, France. This isn’t just an exercise in gorgeous escapism, I WANT YOU TO THINK LIKE…

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  • Dior Goes Neon Pop with Anselm Reyle for Dior Collection

    Anselm Reyle for Dior

    Ohhh, how we quiver with gorgeous anticipation whenever we open correspondence from the House of Dior. When it includes the fantastic melding of art meets glam, our pointy toe pumps click to attention. German artist Anselm Reyle collaborated with the iconic French fashion house on a new capsule collection of bags, shoes, costume jewelry, sunglasses, small leather goods, scarves, and beauty products for the Anselm Reyle for Dior collection. All feature bright, color saturated & fluorescent camo prints based on the artist’s freestyle interpretation to shake up…

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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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  • Red Hot Kate Moss arrives by helicopter to set off London Fashion Week, with her Rimmel collab

    Helicopter Kate Moss

    I'll Have What She's Having: Red on Red Yes, yes, we are still simmering over the end of New York Fashion Week that comes to a close tonight, but London Fashion Week is just gearing up! Kate Moss no stranger to grand entrances and brand collabs that we actaully love (Topshop, Hogan's) made the grandest entrance of all… by helipcopter to host the party for her beauty collaboration with Rimmel. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rimmel is the cheap chic cosmetics…

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  • Men’s Style Fall Trend Report- The Color Is Russet Orange

    Men's Style Fall Color Report: Russet Orange

    The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 5 is Men's Style Day What men want this fall, is a pop of vivid color! With every fall menswear season comes a heady mix of flattering autumnal hues to add a dapper bit of unexpected hits of color to even the most utilitarian of winter weather ready garb. More Paul Smith… Men's Fall 2011 colorways came in a rich mix of brown ranges, country greens, bold blues including…

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  • Burberry Brights- Bold Neon Sunnies for Fall


    Burberry sunglasses brim with brilliant color, and YES, for fall… Continuing on the energizing note of Christopher Bailey's hyper neon accessories for Burberry's Spring/Summer collection comes a new range of collapsible sunnies for Fall/Winter appropriately dubbed Burberry Brights. MORE: Burberry Taking a cue from the intrinsic convenience of the company's foldable, packable product wizardry and boasting a classic wayfarer shape, consider these sunglasses as an instant pick-me-up for the season's gray days and moody color ways. RELATED: How To Wear…

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  • Fall Trend Accessories Report- The Oversized Clutch


    The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 3, From Miu Miu to Margiela, this season the ubiquitous clutch goes from compact and evening appropriate to practical and ready for the girl-on-the-go in charmingly oversized proportions with a vaguely 40's inspired sensibility and glamorous ease.

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