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  • “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier” Comes to Dallas this November

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    Besides the now iconic cone bra’s he outfitted Madonna for in the early 90’s, the highly controversial Hasidic-inspired collection for Fall 1993 and the many in-your-face ethnic influenced collections ripe with rigorous tailoring that have followed, fashion’s original enfant terrible, Jean Paul Gaultier, will forever be a designer who’s done much more than that in our books. Long before today’s mega names associated with showmanship like John Galliano and Alexander McQueen, there was Gaultier. From indigenous garb to religious connotations to hi-camp athleticism, Gaultier has dazzled the fashion world…

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  • The French Chic Formula for Everyday Style a la Emmanuelle Alt


    The French Chic Formula for Everyday Style a la Emmanuelle Alt. I'll Have What She's Having: Off-handed, easy, wearable Parisian style. Emmanuelle Alt Makes Cool French Chic Look So Easy, so can you!Style is a lot like cooking.If you start out with poor ingredients, no matter how many spices you add, the dish doesn't work… well, at best, it could be just passable.But if there are a few very special ingredients, the result can be superb!I've been observing the very…

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  • Zara Fall Looks Pretty Darn Fab


    Cheap Chic Question: Do YOU Zara? Aw come on, it's the fashionista insider secret for picking up some relatively cheap chic pieces to add to an otherwise top designer outfit, or wear on their own.We're all loving the looks from the Zara Fall 20011 campaign with Stella Tennant, and also loving that the campaign features a woman model and not a kid, thus proving that it is an ageless collection.

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  • Urgent Notice- Kate Middleton’s $340 Dress, Stalls the Reiss Site- We Have Alternatives


    Urgent Notice- Kate Middleton's $340 Dress, Stalls the Reiss Site- We Have Alternatives. Wowza, when the Duchess of Cambridge wears it, the world goes crazy!Yesterday, we wrote about how much we loved Kate Middleton's $340 Reiss dress as compared to what Michelle Obama was wearing in the same photo.Guess, Sharon was not alone in her sartorial choices, because we received the following urgent notice email from Reiss:Due to incredible demand for the Shola dress as worn by the Duchess of…

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  • Gwen Stefani Knows How To Wear a Bow and Make It Edgy, Well Armani Helps


    I'll Have What She's Having: Two Big Bows and NOT look like you escaped from a prom! Ok, I must confess, bows on grown-up women can really wreck my style nerves. It's not that I don't like a good bow here and there, it's that many women have a tendency to make them look too sweet and juvenile and end up looking ridiculous.But when worn right, a few well-placed bows on a dress can look positively stunning.Case in point: The…

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  • Fall Preview- Ann Taylor Has a Fresh New Everyday Style


    Stylish looks that brim the generation gap! Ann Taylor held a chic preview party for its Fall 2011 collection at the trendy Beauty & Essex Lounge; an atmosphere fit for the confident, stylish woman AnnTaylor is aiming to project to us. The woman we guests should want to dress like. Is this the Ann Taylor we all knew? The store my mother went into and I cringed? It is. And it’s having a make-over. Evolving your customer base is essential…

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  • Kate Middleton Is Major on Polished, Professional Fashion Style


    Kate Middleton Is Major on Polished, Professional Fashion Style. I'll Have What She's Having: Timeless & ageless elegance that's neither stuffy nor trendy. For me, looking professional and chic always involves a bit of timeless elegance… the kind of style that looks great in photos that are a few years old, or from just last week.KATE MIDDLETON embodies that kind of fresh, timeless chic that is always appropriate, yet still full of verve and modern style.I cannot think of anyone…

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  • Jane Badler, Age-Appropriate Fabulous

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    Age Appropriate Fashion, I'll Have What She's Having: Sleek, chic, and sexy at a certain age. Young girls dressed like old ladies. Middle-age woman dressed like young chiquitas. It can get confusing.At a certain point, you may still have the body to wear a bandage micro-mini dress (god bless you) but really should know better. Style is about looking gorgeous, fabulous and confident, without an expiration date.And, Jane Badler looks hot.Why?Because she looks stylish, vital and in control.>>MORE: Age Appropriate…

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  • Supermodel Style- Claudia Schiffer and Yasmin Le Bon Get Casual Chic Right


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Age-appropriate fashion. We get so caught up in red carpet fashion, but it’s everyday style that most of us need!SSure, it’s fun to ogle red carpet fashion and photos of today’s young crop of models, but what’s supposed to inspire a real woman over 30ish?Really, when was the last time you wore a ballgown or a pair of cut-off shorts and thigh high boots? Not too recently, I’ll bet. We need grown-up ageless style that…

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  • Club Monaco Launches at Shopbop Now


    If you want effortless chic at an affordable price, you’ll love this curated collaboration…In all honesty, the whole collaboration idea is getting over-saturated and over-rated. Who cares if a high-end handbag designer slaps their name on a plastique bag and sends it out to the masses? It’s still an extension of a marketing scheme and something that you wouldn’t/shouldn’t be caught dead wearing with or without the designer name?But every so often there is a colloboration that makes style sense….

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