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  • Is it cool to flaunt designer labels as part of your personal business brand?


    Business Style Stylist Advice: How you project yourself as a professional can get tricky. Let’s help this reader see the sides of whether or not it is cool to flaunt designer labels as part of your business brand as some entrepreneurs do.    Dear Sharon: As an entrepreneur and marketing coach, I’m aware of how my fellow online marketers present themselves. I follow a particular woman’s program where she constantly displays photos of herself decked out in every luxury label…

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  • Trendsetters in Training: What’s chic for summer kid’s clothes


    Children’s clothing is always so adorable. Add designer names to the mix, and YOU need a drool bib. The on trend, Italian luxury boutique just loaded up with what’s chic for summer kid’s clothes. Look at the total cuteness in the photo above… sweeeet, right? From animal prints to bold floral pants. Dusty pastels and lot’s a modern twists on classic denim. I love this photo op friendly polka dot dress above from Rykiel Enfant. Can you imagine an adorable toddler twirling…

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  • My Super Expensive Gift Guide: If Money Was Not An Option Kinda Luxury Chic

    Alexander McQueen Embroidered silk-tulle off-the-shoulder gown $16,830

    Need not, want more.. Since I hand-picked the Cute, Fun & Cheap Chic Holiday Gifts $50 and Under earlier, I thought it would be fun to SPIN the tables, to create the total #dreamlist in this Super Expensive Gift Guide. IF, money was not an option and all our bills and charitable endeavors were covered, of course…. whoosh, that make my woo woo woozy at the thought. Starting from the photo at the top, there’s the Alexander McQueen Embroidered silk-tulle off-the-shoulder gown at $16,830. A…

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  • Fabulous Friday- Find a Classic Bag Like This One From Balenciaga


    While its double-digit price tag may stop you at hello, there’s no denying the simple sophistication and beauty that this luxury timeless classic bag from Balenciaga boasts, making it the kind of bag to keep your eye out for this season. Why? Besides its irresistible bordeaux hue, its equestrian inspired details and restrained use of hardware, its signature zipper pulls and tricks lend it a chic yet subtle strength. Not too large, not trendy and age-appropriate for any age, imagine it with just about anything, anytime. >>A…

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  • Paris Style- An interview with Sally Perrin of Perrin Paris luxury handbags

    Sally and Michel Perrin

    Inside the atelier with Sally Perrin… Sally is glamorous, chic, and fun. She spends about 2/3 of her time in Los Angeles and the rest in Paris with her husband who is originally from Limoges and their two daughters. She recently started to design a line of sumptuous handbags and leather accessories and invited me to the atelier, where I went ga-ga over the gorgeous leather goods. Later that afternoon Sally kindly invited me to her apartment for tea and…

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  • New Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury


    Left Bank Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury. Retail Remedy: Is it possible to outdo a classic? Hermés on the rue St. Honoré is my favorite luxury store in Paris. Hermés opened a new shop on the Left Bank in December, and it is a stunner.They have lightened their approach with an airy, loft-like space on three levels housed in the former Art Noveau swimming pool of the Lutetia Hotel. At the entrance is a flower shop bursting…

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  • Hermes sale of sorts on Birkin bags and luxury goodies


    Hermes sale of sorts on Birkin bags and luxury goodies. Lavish no further than some classic Hermes- Birkin, Kelly, or even that illusive Jypsiere Messenger Bag, at what is a (relative) deal on a lifetime investment.Potero Luxury has some pretty darn amazing Hermes bags that range from new to gently used, to having that old school patina from loving wear.

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  • Light-Up Jimmy Choo Zap Sandals brighten your nights


    “Light-Up Jimmy Choo Zap Sandals brighten your nights. They will see you coming & going in these too fabulous sandals that light up with every step!It’s funny but I was secretly thrilled when my then kindergarten age son didn’t have an ongoing yen for those light-up sneakers. I understood the practicality of a child wearing shoes with flashing lights at night, but the novelty of all that blinking drove me nuts.I have a similar love / hate with what is…

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  • Best Shopping Site Finalist for FocusOnStyle at juli b Style Awards

    Our Focus On: SHOPPING Guides

    “Best Shopping Site – fashion finalist for FocusOnStyle at juli b Style Awards. FocusOnStyle has been nominated in fashion as “Best Shopping Site” at the juli b Style Awards. Bravo, bravo to us!Not to sound perplexed, but WE really consider ourselves an online fashion magazine for can-do chic with a some fabulous fashion finds in our editor curated shopping guides as well!Seems like the Style Awards aficionados over at the luxury juli b newsletter agree with our forward-thinking, inspirational and…

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  • Drink champagne from a Louboutin stiletto, mais oui!


    Piper-Heidsieck Le Rituel par Christian Louboutin. Imagine the decadence of drinking champagne from a Christian Louboutin stiletto?!This has to be one of the ultimate fashionista gift ideas, ever. And, we would dare to guess it to be a coveted collector’s item in the making.

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  • Shoeaholics Beware: You can get zapped at Zappos for 50K

    50K to zap out of Zappos

    “A little sexist, absolutely! But genius just the same…50K to zap out of ZapposHere’s a marketing ploy that falls somewhere between a left-handed compliment, a Henny Youngman wannabe, and a crack that a country club gent would gloat about over a gin and tonic and a smoke, “It only cost me $50,000 to stop my wife from shopping at!” Bah-dum-dum.Noting the company blog, it appears that “due to the tsunami of calls received in 2008 by the Zappos Customer…

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  • Tinko’s Takes: Luxurious Food Presentations

    The Elegant Platter

    Almost too gorgeous to eat…When it comes to home entertaining, the food presentation should be as beautiful to look at as delicious to savor. On a shoot for Nathalie Findlay Lifestyling, a lifestyle consultant service based in Paris, Tinko shares his photographs of a sumptuous gourmet display that will surely brighten any table and add elegance to every special occasion.

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