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  • London Fashion Week Street Style Trend: Knit Beanie Hats, Day 1

    Wow, we’ve got Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week wrapped for fall 2013 and want to give you a hint on what they’re wearing on the other side of the pond with a daily trend from the London Fashion Week street style ladies that you can shop stateside. >> LOOK SEE: Did you see our Top 7 New…

    Published on February 16, 2013
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  • How To Update Your Wardrobe- Runway Trends Pre-Fall 2013 Fashion Cheat Sheet

    Make What You’ve Got Current with Runway Trends Pre-Fall 2013 … Runway trends can be as simple and wearably divine as the perfect pantsuit from Dior Couture above, or as over-the-top grand as the lace cape from Alexander McQueen, below. Either way, there is an essence that you can steal into your wardrobe. Be inspired. Great style…

    Published on February 07, 2013
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  • Business Chic Stylist Advice- How to wear navy with brown

    Dear Sharon: I’m 25 years old and work for a professional services firm. I usually wear smart shirts and trousers to work but I’ve got to admit that I’m a little bored of the usual black trouser, shoes and belt and trying to understand how to wear navy with brown to come out of my comfort zone.  Recently,…

    Published on February 05, 2013
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  • Top 3 Men’s Style Tips for Stylish Big Guys Clothes That Fit Right

    Dear Sharon: I was hoping you could help me with a problem I have finding stylish big guy clothes that fit me correctly and need some stylist advice to find a flattering style. I am a large size man who hates shopping for clothes because nothing fits due to my unnatural body shape. I usually get an XXL…

    Published on January 29, 2013
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  • Help, I’m short and busty and need some clothing stylist advice

    How to make this reader embrace her curvy petite figure with grace and style. Now doesn’t that sound better than short and busty? Dear Sharon:  I am 20 years old and 5’1″ with slim legs, hips, and stomach. However, I  have an inverted triangle body type with strong shoulders and a 34DD bust!  My boyfriend recently told me…

    Published on January 02, 2013
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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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  • Beauty Advice- How to make my eyes stand out?

    We’ve got a repeat reader asking for some beauty advice. Always glad to help! Dear Sharon: I’ve contacted Focus On Style about a year ago and it helped me to change my style completely. I really am quite confident in what I wear now and it’s quite fun. Thank you again! I just have a quick…

    Published on December 18, 2012
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  • What’s a stay-at-home mom to wear & not look dumpy?

    I totally get where this reader is coming from as I remember this dressing predicament from when my son was little. What’s a stay-at-home mom to wear can be frustrating, if not a bit sticky. Let’s help her out with some stylist tips…. they work to for a solo-entrepreneur who works from home with a virtual…

    Published on December 12, 2012
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  • Stylist Advice- Is there a rule about mixing metallics?

    Can this reader pull off mixing metallics all in one outfit? Dear Sharon: O.K, I have a question about metallics. There is this fairly new gold/silver color I love. I have purses, I have sweaters, I have shoes, I have tops with it stitched in etc. I know there is a “double denim” rule but I am not sure…

    Published on December 06, 2012
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  • Add some ZING! What color shoes to wear with dressy neutrals for holiday chic

    Stylist Advice-  Decisions, decisions about what shoe color to wear. How can this reader add pizzazz to a neutral holiday dress…  I am wearing a mocha dress with sequins at Christmas and wondering what color of shoes I should get? Please help!!! (A.W. via Fashion Advice)  >> READ: Perfect Party Shoes Standout sequins in muted shades of…

    Published on December 04, 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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  • Stylist Advice- How to jazz up a conservative red holiday dress

    Dear Sharon: I’m wearing this holiday red shiny Tahari dress with an open portrait neckline to my husband’s company Christmas party. I am wondering what shoes and jewelry to wear with it. Thanks! (H.E. via Fashion Advice) I’ve spent some time pondering  if I should sugarcoat this or not, and I need to be both truthful to you and to…

    Published on November 13, 2012
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  • Season Shifters: Fall clothing for a warm climate

    Dear Sharon: How to dress for fall when you live in an area that’s always hot?  Louisiana weather is always balmy, hot, and humid so changing to a seasonal wardrobe can get tricky when you  desire fall clothing for a warm climate. (via twitter)  JUST ASK: Do you need some quick stylist help to amp up your…

    Published on October 25, 2012
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