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  • Angelina Jolie is one smart cookie when it comes to an evening wrap that’s really meant for travel

    Romona Keveza gown on the runway and on Angelina Jolie, with Brad Pitt

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A cashmere wrap that does double-duty from red carpet to staying snuggly on an airplane Finding something to elegantly top an evening gown is no easy matter when, realistically, you’re not on the glamourella circuit. Wouldn’t it be fab to find a wrap to stay warm on your way out from the limo to the venue and wear it to stay snuggly on the airplane, or look chic when worn with a pair of jeans and…

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  • Red State- Mastering A Bold Holiday Dress

    Roksanda Illincic Fall 2011

    What to wear for the holidays? We’ve got the answers in a fab red dress! With the holidays come special occasion dinner parties & celebrations that call for festive dresses that make an elegant statement and with red being a go-to hue of the moment and just about any holiday season, there are so many fantastic red holiday dresses this season, but here we’ve culled a few of our favorites with notes on how to best wear them.  After-all, nothing says holiday cheer more…

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  • Fashion Turkeys- Fugly Fads To Thankfully Put to Rest


    No one is always perfect. There are moments in one’s life where you have had to have made some fashion missteps, it’s only a part of growing up. It’s normal, I swear, to not be perfect 365 days a year. But to keep following the trendy flock without looking in a mirror or paying mind on how that fad works on YOU, is just plain silly… particularly when there are some dang nasty, fugly, tacky, and unflattering looks around. Considering…

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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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  • How to Look Sexy and Modern? Try some well-placed slits like Eva Green in Alexander McQueen

    Eva Green an AW11 black split sleeve dress and Pre AW11 leopard print peep toe shoes by Alexander McQueen to the ‘The Rum Diary’ London

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Streamlined and bold slits in just the right places There’s something about actress Eva Green‘s smart sexiness that reminds us of  the raw style of Italian actresses back in the 1950’s via Veneto days. It’s a control over non-fussiness and an emphasis on dynamic sex appeal and sultriness, best mastered in sleek, non revealing lines. Case in point: Eva’s on trend, but not trendy, double-slit & slit sleeve Alexander McQueen LBD from AW11. Oh, and those…

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  • Rachel Weisz Knows How To Wear Leather and Look Totally Chic


    I'll Have What She's Having: Rachel Weisz Best Dressed / Warm Weather Leather Looks. The proposition of the summer leathers we've been seeing on the runways for the past few seasons has always seemed a little questionable, if not completely daunting.That is, until we saw Rachel Weisz donning a leather dress from See by Chloe's Resort 2012 collection so effortlessly mid-summer. Celebrity style, done right!Take a cue from the relaxed ease and classic, uncomplicated shape of her striped frock that's…

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  • How to Wear the Neon Trend

    Neon Girls- Backstage at Christopher Kane Spring/Summer 2011

    Stylist Advice- Go Bright & Get It Right! Neon can be so tricky to wear and, as it is so bright, certainly a fashion mistake that won’t go unnoticed. But if you get it right…. WOW! All you need are a few food stylist tips to understand how to wear the neon trend. Take a cue from Christopher Kane‘s updated ladylike lace neons, pictured above right, and Raf Simon‘s vivid techno take on sublime couture at Jil Sander, pictured below,…

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  • How To Pull Off A Summer Straw Hat


    It may seem simple, but sometimes how to wear a straw hat with style can get a little tricky. Every once in a while there is a fashion accessory that seems so easy yet becomes impossible for many women to stylishly pull off. The cute summer straw hat is today's fashion conundrum, SOLVED.Effortless and breezy straw Panana hats, raffia fedoras, a feminine take on a classic trilby, and the 70's-esque straw floppy hat are all on trend this summer.

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  • Stylist Advice- How to wear an unstructured maxi skirt

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    How should I wear this Pins and Needles Chiffon Maxi Skirt from Urban Outfitters? I love it, but I don’t know what top would go well with it…? — A.L. via fashion advice Well, first off, I have to admit that chiffon, or any unstructured, maxi skirt is pretty darn tricky to pull off without looking like you’re wearing a sack. There’s an 80’s unstructured retro vibe, which is only fresh if you have not lived through the 80’s and…

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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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  • How to Wear A Pantsuit. Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 25


    The menswear influence in fashion could not be any stronger than when wearing a paint suit. We’re giddy with enthusiasm ’cause we can’t even believe that this is Episode 25, of our Impromptu Madness video series! Twenty-five episodes goes sooo quickly. We promise to bring you more fashion advice, more beauty tips (well, bug Brad on that one), more style how-to’s, and more of our special breed of kookiness to help you make your world gorgeous. From interiors to fashion,…

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