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  • Everything’s right about a bare midriff and how to wear a crop top like Freida Pinto

    Frieda Pinto wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo midrif baring 2-piece outfit at the Cannes Film Festival

      I”ll Have What She’s Having: A flirty bare midriff in balance & how to wear the look. I sure know about this one! I think I spent a good decade of my life running around in a variety of bare midriff crop tops! Having a 22 1/2 inch waist at the time I barely (cheesy pun, I know) met a midsection baring top that I didn’t like. >> RELATED: AbFab, Rooney Mara in Miu Miu Belly Baring Chic What…

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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 than fabulous. Not quite as covered up as a one-piece swimsuit and not exposing too much flesh as in bikini, the cutout swimsuit is your…

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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 of style that remains forever-chic, actress Gwyneth Paltrow‘s recent appearance in a minimal Burberry textured dress should work for you as a source of inspiration…

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  • Style advice to wear white jeans (in any size) inspired by Emanuelle Alt- beauty tips too!

    Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

    We can’t quite get white jeans out of our minds since watching Emanuelle Alt, the editor of VOGUE  Paris jump around and do the best karaoke cover of WHAM’s Wake Me Up Before You Go Go in a promo video for the magazine earlier this week.  We’ve coveted Alt’s rocker-esque update of French chic since day one and,  in this video, what shows the most is her  joie de vivre that makes anything she wears instantly cool. Thus reinstating the fashion truism that…

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  • Pippa Middleton’s Fashion Mistake- Color Blocks Her Legs To Look Shorter

    Pippa Middleton with her Aruna Seth Romana Bag

    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 dark blazer with a burst of color paired with her go-to Aruna Seth Romina bag. But, here’s where Pippa went wrong… Her calf-high black boots completely…

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  • Mastering Winter Dressing- Take the Bulk Out of Layering

    Multi- weight, toasty warm alpaca sweater from Ann Demeulemeester

    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 though it’s cold out, there’s no need to swath yourself in visually fattening garb when innovative technology and a set of savvy notes to take…

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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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  • Celebrity Maternity Style- A Pregnant Bryce Dallas Howard Shines in Custom BCBG MAX AZRIA

    Bryce Dallas Howard in BCBG

    Pregnant Actress Bryce Dallas Howard managed to break a few maternity wear superstitions while recently on the red carpet and looked all the better for it! In head-to-toe BCBG & Max Azria, her custom dress with its high gathered waist and electric orange tie-belt poms throws that old-world idea of avoiding bright colors into the water with its sublime celadon hue while her tailored jacket highlights her baby bump rather than conceal it and makes her appear leaner and effortlessly…

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  • Fashion Advice- How to Find A Stylish Swimsuit Cover Up


    It can be tricky to find a swim suit cover up, but it doesn't have to be with these style tips…There seems to be two schools of thought on swimsuit cover-ups: the sheer and sexy or the short-shorts and terry.So what's a chic beach babe to do when she feels that running around in a one-off negligee or a kiddy romper is just too-too to suit her style needs?Well, go crazy. No, no, that's why I'm here.I don't know about…

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  • Cameron Diaz Knows How To Wear Shorts With Heels To Look City Chic and Stylish

    "Bad Teacher" Madrid Photocall

    Cameron Diaz is today's poster girl for wearing shorts with high heels and looking refined, classy, and polished rather than ridiculous, here's why…Fashion Tip: There seems to be some unwritten fashion victim law that if it's summer, it's time to wear short shorts! But honestly, shorts are not appropriate for everyone… they are more flattering alternatives.>> READ: Shorts, The good, the bad, and the very uglyBut every once in a while, you see a grown-up woman who understands how to…

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  • Wide Leg Jeans Tips- How to Wear the Pants Trend


    The secret to pulling off this super hot fashion trend is more than just the fit! We certainly all have plenty of skinny jeans in our closets, and I am assuming that you’ve gotten the memo that they look the most modern these days when paired with a ladylike pump or rolled at the hem with flats. So enough about that. Let’s go all the way to other side. It may be the inner 70’s child in me, but I…

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  • Red Carpet Maternity Chic- Natalie Portman in Givenchy Haute Couture

    Michael Buckner

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Perfect styling for a pregnant figure All eyes are on what pregnant Natalie Portman will wear to tonight’s Oscars. But, let’s take a pregnant pause as to what the Oscar-nominated acress wore last night to the 26th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Why? Because it is perfect maternity chic styling for a dressy night out. Natalie Portman wore an empire-cut, short, full-skirted dress in beige silk chiffon and pleated cotton poplin incrusted with acid yellow lace from Givenchy Haute…

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