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  • Home Style Week! Color Chic- How To Add Color To Your Life- Home, Fashion, and Beauty Tips


    Make this a double header! This week’s summer spotlight is all about home style, and let’s take a look at this episode of FocusOnStyle Talk Radio to celebrate FoS’s 15th Anniversary online. Enjoy! Sharon & Brad open up their homes and share style tips to make color work in your life in a very chic way From runway to your home… adding bold moves of color can be the perfect dramatic change to take you from drab to fab! Before…

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  • Here’s how YOU can look like Heidi Klum on the beach!


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Easy Beach Style like Heidi Klum’s convertible sarong cover-up Ok, looking like Heidi Klum on the beach is a major stretch for most of us. But not this time. Here’s how… Whether you’re heading out of town for spring break or plan on hitting the pool this coming summer, here’s great inspiration for covering up… Heidi Klum does a fast twist around her neck and her Theodora & Callum Scarf  instantly does a switch-a-roo from a big,…

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  • Printed Matter- Mastering Printed Pants

    Derek Lam

    Printed trousers have been making their way onto runways the world over for quite a few season’s and judging by the Pre-Fall collections we’ve seen so far for 2012, there’s more to come. So how does one don prints on a part of the body most people try to distract the eye from? Here’s a look at how to make them work for you while instantly updating your wardrobe and options. These days, clashing print on print head-to-toe looks are…

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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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  • Sheer For Day Or Night? Emily Blunt Does It Right…

    LACMA GALA Emily Blunt

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Work wonders in a sheer & maxi combination Actress Emily Blunt looked radiant in a decadent art-deco inspired beaded Gucci dress at a recent LACMA event in Los Angeles while donning an ingenious combination of a sheer panel paired with a dramatic maxi length.  And while heavy beading, a fitted shape and a sheer panel below the knee reads as too many ideas for one dress on paper, her Gucci number works thanks to a…

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  • Fashion How-To’s -Short Heels That Aren’t Short On Style

    Rochas Slingbacks Fall 2011

    Think of this as your “How To Wear Low Heels” tip sheet… Blame it on the abundance of too-high heels, walking behind girls fumbling in them, or our admiration for the cool retro sophistication that Rochas has been championing as of late, but we are beginning to rethink the short heel and their recent wearable reemergence on the scene. Once matronly and down-right blase, the updates to what we consider the “smart” heel height offer an entirely new way to think about proportion…

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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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  • Stylist Advice- How to wear an unstructured maxi skirt

    How-to -wear-a-maxi-skirt

    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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  • How to get those smokey eyes like Mary-Kate Olsen

    Burberry: Spring/Summer 2010 - London Fashion Week

    Love the look of smokey eyes but don’t want to look like a squirrel? Makeup tips to get it right. We have all been in the mood for the sultry, sexy, smokey look at one time or another. Mary-Kate Olson‘s glam makeup makes us swoon. But, how exactly do we get the look without looking like a squirrel? Some people prefer a more dramatic look which is thicker. A more natural smokey look will be thinner and cleaner. Here are…

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  • Beauty Tip: Loose Powder Cleans up Eye Shadow

    Beauty Tip: Use a generous amount of loose powder under your eyes before applying your eye shadow.

    Fashion Week beauty prep to stay pretty all day long…Beauty Tip: Use a generous amount of loose powder under your eyes before applying your eye shadow. Looking for a time saving tip to keep your makeup fresh and fabulous for Fashion Week?Use a generous amount of loose powder under your eyes before applying your eye shadow. Now you don’t have to worry about your eye shadow sprinkling under your eyes and becoming messy when you try to clean it up…

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  • How to Accessorize a Suit and Add Versatility to Your Wardrobe- Video Style Tips


    Seven Ways to Dress a Suit Up or Down from the Sharon Haver for at Barney’s New York Style Video Series…How to Dress A Suit Up or DownMany of us think of a simple business suit as something rather humdrum. But that needn’t be the case as a well-cut suit is one of the most versatile additions to your wardrobe.In this how-to style video from my fashion video series I show you seven ways to wear a suit…

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