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  • Stylist Advice on how French women look chic in flats & you can too!

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    One of the many Bonus Expert Interviews in my C’est Chic Crash Course is on the topic of how to master Parisian Chic Anywhere! A key element to French chic style is giving up the heels here & there and wearing flats. But “their” flats never look frumpy or dumpy. So I pulled up this post on how French women look chic in flats and thought it was the perfect time to revisit the style advice. Whether you’re a Francophile or not, we…

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  • Stylist Advice- Should I Wear Nylons to a Formal Business Dinner?

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    Hi y’all. I’m recuperating with a fractured ankle so Naveed is doing this week’s Stylist Advice question… -S.H Dear Sharon:It’s been awhile since I’ve had to wear a dress to an evening event during winter in the Northwest. I’m so torn on the proper thing to do when it comes to nylons. It’s a business banquet with Sr. executives from my husband’s company – I really want to be polished as I’m representing him in front of his people. What would you recommend? I’m thinking…

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  • Repeat Offender – Wear something you haven’t worn in a month, A NEW WAY

    Marni Backstage F/W 2013

    As the balmier days of the season come to a close, it’s time to wear something on repeat, but refreshed for one last wear. Those rethink it moments: And why not? With many of your go-to winter closet constants about to make way for the spring season ahead, consider the possibilities of one last wear, rethought for a sartorial boost. And whether you’ve been paying attention to our classic foundation mantra or not, you’ll have no problem translating a key…

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  • Runway Now: Get The London Look from J.W Anderson for Topshop


    Just as London Fashion Week comes to an end comes one affordable collaboration from J.W Anderson for Topshop, so you can nab unique runway worthy pieces right now! Ever since coming on the London scene, we’ve become quite the fans of Anderson’s signature takes on subverting preppy and sportif minded pieces with treatments that produce looks that uniquely stand on their own. >>REVISIT: Highlights from New York Fashion Week Spring 2013 And with that never before-seen enchantment he evokes along with…

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  • Get the Trend – Floral Printed Shoes- Want It Wednesday


    Printed Matter: Prints we know, are nothing new, but what is new amongst the print heavy trend that’s been cycling through fashion is the idea of a shoe with a contemporary silhouette in an unexpected print…. One that does all the talking for your outfit -in a manner of speaking, of course. After all, prints, especially the head-to-toe variety we’ve seen friends challenge themselves with as of late, simplay aren’t for everyone. >>TAKE A LOOK: SHOE SHOPPING GUIDES Well, we’re…

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  • Look Thinner in Minutes with Smart Color-Block – Trend Tuesday


    Color-Block, while not a new trend, does boast an incentive for checking-off top trends when considering the instant slimming 3.1 Phillip Lim’s body-con number is sure to do on you… That’s right, who’d have ever thought that a simple, no-frills dress, with no uncomfortable under garments, no layers, no panels -could work such magic? But take a look at the model above (f.y.i we do know she is a skinny model to begin with…),  who’s contrasting black & white dress…

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  • Jessica Biel Works the Nude Trend – Trend Tuesday


    With wedding season and summer events still ahead, take a style note from Jessica Biel’s gorgeous nude number at a photo call for ‘Total Recall’ We’ve all been there, how does one go formal when special events are held outside far away from black-tie halls come summertime? How does one even go formal when they’ll be facing the outdoors in general? >>MORE: Celebrity Style When considering such obstacles we suggest you look no other than Jessica Biel’s head-to-toe nude number…

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  • Timeless Style – Black And White Fashion Never Goes Out of Style

     "Uncle Vanya" Cate Blanchett Givenchy

     Timeless Style with classic black and white options hasn’t looked so fresh in a while thanks to an abundance of printed options taking their toll on even the most trend-less types… Sure, we ourselves got in on the big print story that has been making its way throughout the fashion universe but first look at Alexander McQueen’s forever-chic Resort 2013 outing had us aching for a new direction. One that goes back to the classic combo of black and white…

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