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  • What to Wear: From Now to Spring, try a retro flared skirt

    I love a look that’s easy-breazy and flattering on almost every figure type. As my mom would say, this look has my name written on it. And, it should have your YOUR name on it too. A retro flared skirt– like the Gucci flared skirt, pictured above– that falls just below the knee to mid calf…

    Published on December 20, 2012
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  • Stylist Advice- Plus Size Layering, Define A Focal Point

    Dear Sharon:  I am overweight. Sometimes I wear blouses open with turtlenecks underneath. Can you wear a scarf with the open blouse and turtleneck? (C.M. via Fashion Advice)   I’m not sure that I love the way you start out your question by announcing that you are overweight. Regardless of your size, we ALL need to make…

    Published on November 20, 2012
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  • The New Flattering Pants – Want It Wednesday

    As we’ve devoted this week to helping you score an updated, easy on the wear and budget friendly work wardrobe for the season ahead comes a selection of stylish trousers that we guarantee will make you look slimmer instantly… How you ask? Well just like the black & white knit dress from Phillip Lim we…

    Published on August 22, 2012
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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…

    Published on August 14, 2012
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  • The Ultimate Shorts Trends Shopping Guide

     Are you game? I’m not sure when the moment was exactly that took shorts from the casual comfy set to a de rigueur piece  in so many women’s wardrobe, but it did. The thing is, when it comes to shorts trends, MOST women just can’t get the styling to work. No matter how much they try…

    Published on June 07, 2012
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  • The Big Squish- Top 10 Anti-Cellulite Products Global Beauty Round Up

    Squish This, Get Rid of That: It’s that time of year again and we are all on the search for anti-cellulite products that work. Or, work more than enough to keep us just a bit happier and getting dressed that much easier… even strategically cut out swimsuits cannot hide cellulite on your thighs. While ridding cellulite…

    Published on May 24, 2012
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  • Flaunt This Not That: Jennifer Lopez Strategically Cut Out Swimsuits

      I’ll Have a What She’s Having: A flattering swimsuit that camouflage figure flaws and spotlights positives Call it a cut out swimsuit or a monokini, the strategically cut out swimsuit is the swimwear must-have this season. Just take a look at Jennifer Lopez photographed by Mario Testino for Vogue magazine, pictured above, looking more…

    Published on May 18, 2012
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  • Can A Midi Dress Look Chic & Not Matronly? Yes, Look At Gwyneth Paltrow

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: An elegant midi dress that doesn’t scream old lady frumpy AND you can wear it to work! Here’s some stylist advice on how to make a forever-chic statement like actress Gwyneth Paltrow in a knee-length number and not look matronly. Turning head’s for over a decade with her innate sense…

    Published on May 01, 2012
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  • Pippa Middleton’s Fashion Mistake- Color Blocks Her Legs To Look Shorter

    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…

    Published on January 13, 2012
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  • Mastering Winter Dressing- Take the Bulk Out of Layering

    Just as the season’s cold wintery weather is just starting to take hold we’ve compiled a shortlist of slimming layering tricks and smart finds that should keep you warm without changing your proportions or adding unwanted bulk. After all, who wants to go about their everyday while concealing themselves in pieces that add unnecessary weight to one’s look? Even…

    Published on January 06, 2012
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  • It’s Black and White- Fashion for your size that’s age-appropriate too!

    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…

    Published on January 03, 2012
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