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  • Want an essential piece to work your wardrobe around? Try a silk blouse!

    Celine resort Silk Blouse 2012

    Shopping Tip: The Silk Blouse Your Essential Go-To Foundation. Layer up in cool, polished style, NOW. Forgo the 2000’s fascination with casual t-shirt dressing. This season designers of all kinds have been offering a savvy assortment of fitted silk blouses to help keep you looking polished throughout the day while retaining that must-have sense of comfort and ease. DON’T KNOW WHAT TO GET? Try one of our Shopping Guides for handy, dandy style online. As they can easily go from day-into-night…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Beige Shouldn’t Be Boring, Take a Note From Kate Beckinsale

    Kate Beckinsale

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Goldfingered beige… Who said beige is blah? Take note from actress Kate Beckinsale & add just the right amount of glitzy metallics to make make-up colors pop. Last week while attending the premiere of Screen Gems’ “Underworld: Awakening,” Beckinsale donned a 20’s inspired beige deco dress that was anything but boring thanks to a myriad of beading and sequin styles and an armful of Amrapali cuffs. Her beige dress worked as a foundation for the…

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  • How to wear a floppy wide brim hat and not look like a pimp

    Zara hat

    Statement making BoHo wide brim hats have continued to be a major fashionista statement this season. It’s a fashion trend that’s just as tricky to pull off as the other biggie, faux fur vests, and can have as many, if not more, catastrophic style results. Not worn the right way, what is meant to look dramatic and chic ends up looking like the wearer is channeling a 70’s gangster pimp character. Just look at KK and –albeit a favorite movie score–…

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  • The Return of the Headband- From Red Carpet to Lazy Day, It’s an Instant Do!

    Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams at the Golden Globes

    Ditch those stuffy images of 1980’s French Chic helmet hair tucked in place with a bulky headband. Forget Mary Richards and her rigid flip. Say toodleloo to the overdone fascinator. There is something refreshingly modern atop the chicest heads on the red carpet, like Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams (pictured above) at the Golden Globes, when looking to polish up something as everyday as a casual Sunday sweater. The headband is back. Holding every stray hair in place and still having the tactile appeal of allowing you to run…

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  • Wear Big Earrings Like Jennifer Hudson & Get A Little Gypsy In Your Soul

    Jennifer Hudson

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: My Kind of Hoop Dreams By Way of Modern, Enviable Gold Earrings While the recent wave of minimalism that swept through fashion made earrings and other baubles take a backseat, Jennifer Hudson’s gold lapis hoops she recently wore at a signing for her new book “I Got This” made a case for the easy flair a bright pair of earrings can add to just about any look. Pairing them with a simple, unadorned orange dress,…

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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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  • How To (Not) Wear a Faux Fur Vest- the trend is trickier than it seems

    What looks pretty on the model can be rather tricky on an everyday woman

    Faux fur vests are probably one of the hottest fashion trends of the moment. The thing is that they are also rather tricky to wear. If you are not careful, you could look like a wild hairy beast that took over the mall. Not to mention that fur vests are not the most practical way to stay warm on anything other than a mild day. Let’s get the faux fur vest trend right. Here we have a lovely, chic model wearing…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Michelle Williams in Jason Wu

    Michelle Williams Jason Wu Peplum

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A modern take on feminine style Michelle Williams recently made a sophisticated ladylike statement on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in an elegant Jason Wu black & ivory ensemble that boasted a prim peplum and decadent embroidery and made a case for the demure, figure flattering power of one of the season’s top trends: the peplum. Topped off with a girlish pixie cut, Williams makes a striking argument on the updated retro-minded appeal of…

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  • Stylist Advice- Wall Flower! How to Wear Prints Head to Toe

    Celine S/S 2012

    Prints, patterns and bold unsolicited colors have been making a move throughout fashion circles for the past few season’s and why not? Wallpaper prints make for an especially easy, elongating look and take the idea of sophisticated uniform dressing to a place once unimaginable. Thanks to digital prints and technological fabric advancements, full-on prints haven’t looked any better and are an attainable way at creating foundational looks that’ll make you stand out gorgeously in any crowd. All while getting a smart…

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  • Ring It In! Stylist Advice on what to wear to celebrate New Year’s Eve at home


      Dear Sharon: I am not planning a big night out but still want something special to wear on New Year’s Eve. As a mater of fact, I’m never one to really go all out on New Year’s Eve but that doesn’t mean that I don’t like to celebrate in some small way. At best, we are going next door for a champagne toast with a few neighbors, but most likely, my husband and I will hang in and stay cozy….

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  • Stylist Advice- Beat Party Outfit Fatigue and Rework a Few Good Pieces

    MARC BY MARC JACOBS Suvie Satin Blazer at Bloomingdales

     Dear Sharon: I’m getting exhausted from trying to figure out what to wear to holiday parties as this season progresses. I still have a few more fetes left- some are casual, some are kind of dressy. What in tarnation can I wear without having to buy something new each and every time I have to show my face at a party? I’ve been working a black  pencil skirt and a black satin jacket but I think that not only am…

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