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  • How to Wear It: A versatile dress to wear from summer to fall, year after year. Look at Kate Moss in Prada for fit and flare inspiration!

    Kate Moss in Prada

    I’ll Have What She”s Having:  Do you want a versatile dress that goes from summer to fall with a few styling tweaks?  Kate Moss is wearing a gorgeous Prada one for some styling inspiration. I know it’s late in the season and you may not want to buy another summer item, especially if the sale isn’t too great. I get it. Me too. But, what if you found a versatile dress (maybe even in your own closet), that happens to…

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  • See: The Perfect Little Black Dress in Paris… all here!

    Little Black Dress Exhibit, Mona Bismarck American Center

    Everyone  wants a perfect Little Black Dress, or two or three in their wardrobe. But imagine when not “little” but MAJOR black dresses are curated into one exhibition, and that’s in Paris…. ohh la la, it’s drool city. Take an inspirational tour of  the Little Black Dress Exhibit at the Mona Bismarck American Center Paris with Richard Nahem as your guide and tell me which LBD is tops on your wish list?   Oh, yes, and Richard met his fashion idol, let’s see…

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  • Wear It Now – The Ladylike Summer LBD – Preen Resort 2013 Highlights


    The Summer LBD… it’s kinda a fast-forward, roll back… Call it a bonus that the 2013 Resort collections are happening just as the summer season kick’s off -with plenty of notes for you to take inspiration from. Consider Preen’s ultra-femme black cut-out dress the ultimate little-black-dress to be on the out look for this season, long before it reaches stores! Its unadorned surfaces, classic silhouette and retro inclinations are sure to make it a year-round staple that you can wear…

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  • Best of Red Carpet Fashion- Screen Actor’s Guild Awards

    Zoe Saldana in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci

    Another Sunday, another awards show. The Screen Actor’s Guide Awards is a bit different from the rest because attending actors don’t try to ridiculously outdo on another as with the Oscars, or add the extra zing as with the Golden Globes. The SAG Awards is as low-key as a red carpet can get, and with that comes some of the most elegant, prettiest dresses that don’t ‘wear’ the wearer… in other words, more class, less schmaltz. MORE: Red Carpet We’ve highlighted some of the best…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Actress Cate Blanchett radiated a confident sense of easy glamour in black sculptural Givenchy while in Geneva this week at the IWC Top Gun Gala and made a case for one of fashion’s eternally-chic trends as of late –the peplum. >>More on how to: Get Peplums Right Although her L-B-D has a rather complex pattern she managed to work in a chunky gold bracelet to give the eye something else to focus on while not distracting from the beauty of…

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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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  • Sex and the City 2 Movie Fashion Oops Promotion Junkets Start


    Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis start the big promo push for SATC2 in LBD’s- it’s all about the fashion, you know!It’s obvious, the SATC2 promotion begins… relentless fashion, giddy tales, and lot’s of armchair accolades and disses all in anticipation for the May release of Sex and the City 2, the movie.Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis (Kim Cattrall is appearing in a play in London) started the dog and pony show pr fest at ShoWest,…

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  • Fifty Dresses That Changed the World


    These and 42 other iconic dresses are catalogued in The Design Museum Fifty Dresses That Changed The World. The book is like a walking tour of the world’s most fabulous closet that may also have a Roland Mouret Galaxy Dress (2005), Herve Leger Bandage Dress (1989), Halston Halterneck Dress (1977), or some crazy Metal Disc Dress inspired from the 1966 Paco Rabanne style.Fifty Dresses That Changed the World is full of fun fashion factoids, great photos, and even has a…

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  • I’ll Have What She’s Having: Anne Fontaine and Audrey Tautou

    Anne Fontaine and Audrey Tautou -

    “French chic at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Coco Before Chanel’Anne Fontaine and Audrey Tautou – “Coco Before Chanel” Los Angeles PremiereThe fashion would have to be amazing. Anything with Chanel in the title must be genius.But what’s more genius and relevant to updating your look is the very simple and understated glamour of director Anne Fontaine and star Audrey Tautou worn at the Los Angeles premier of “Coco Before Chanel”. Both woman have mastered basic black that is anything…

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  • How to Accessorize a Little Black Dress and Get More Mileage out of Your Cocktail LBD- Video Tips


    How to Accessorize a Cocktail Little Black Dress with Sharon Haver from the at Barney’s New York Style Video Series… This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Sharon Haver for Video Series Everyone loves a great LBD but sometimes we get a bit stymied on how to best accessorize it. Please look at my latest style video for and learn some great tips to accessorize a little black dress and put more mileage in your…

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