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Clothing and beauty tips to master Mommy Chic Style!

  • What to wear post baby weight to feel confident about your body

     Dear Sharon:  I have always had a small frame. I am about five foot and weigh about 130 pounds. Well, I just had a baby about two months ago. I have baby fat still which makes the fitting clothing I normally wear out of the question. Wearing baggy clothes is also a no go since I am so…

    Published on June 25, 2014
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  • The Shopping Gene…

    Or, what my mom taught me about quality, bargains & a discerning eye I had an early Mother’s Day surprise when my husband unearthed a few envelopes of photos while he was hunting through some storage. This set of pre-digital pics were most likely what I had given my mom when my son was an…

    Published on May 08, 2014
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  • Uma Thurman’s Motherhood was my yucky pill

    Let’s call this week’s review of  FocusOnStyle’s 15th anniversary online post, the anti- Mommy Chic battle of those who overdo and those who purposely schlump out, and the relvelation that comes from their “sameness,” even though they may think they are light years apart. As we gear up to Mother’s Day let’s look back at the neighborhood of…

    Published on May 03, 2014
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  • Stylist Advice- How to wear patterned & stylish rain boots like a grown up

    Dear Sharon: Patterned rain boots are everywhere this spring. Is there a stylish way for a grown woman to wear them, or are they a fashion disaster? (Frances via Fashion Advice) >> RELATED: French Chic Trench Coats at a Certain Age No, no, patterned rain boots are not a fashion disaster at all. As a matter of fact, the wildly…

    Published on April 02, 2014
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  • What to wear for a mom’s night out

    Mommy Chic: Friday evening with your girlfriends is always such great fun even if not as frequent when you are a mom. But what to wear for a mom’s night out without looking like you’re trying too hard or just got back from the office? Let’s help our reader get some inspiration for Friday night…

    Published on March 20, 2014
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  • Celebrities in jeans looking normal- no big woot, just as it is

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Shazam, I have it already! Everyday style inspiration by way of Sarah Jessica Parker, Charlize Theron, Jessica Alba and Katherine Heigel You gotta love the headline, “Celebrities in jeans looking normal” because rather than oohing and ahhing about a fantasy gown or talking about their bodily (im)perfections, let’s look at…

    Published on June 11, 2013
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  • A Reader Asks: What to wear to a Baptism?

    Our latest reader style question asks what to wear to a Baptism. Can she wear a mini dress to her child’s baptism? Is short too short for a religious occasion? Let’s discuss… Next month my daughter’s baptism. I’m thinking of wearing my H&M white lace mini dress, pictured above, with navy peep toe heels and a…

    Published on June 05, 2013
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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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  • Scarf This Up: Mommy Chic Wrap & Spiffy Bowler a la Alicia Keys

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  A voluminous scarf  and a menswear hat to effortlessly glam up the most basic outfit. It REALLY is that easy. Getting out of the house sometimes, can be an effort in itself. Particularly, on those down low, kick back (ha!), whirlwind of errands and mommydom days. Or maybe, just a work at home,…

    Published on November 28, 2012
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  • Flaunt This Not That: Jennifer Lopez Strategically Cut Out Swimsuits

      I’ll Have a What She’s Having: A flattering swimsuit that camouflage figure flaws and spotlights positives Call it a cut out swimsuit or a monokini, the strategically cut out swimsuit is the swimwear must-have this season. Just take a look at Jennifer Lopez photographed by Mario Testino for Vogue magazine, pictured above, looking more…

    Published on May 18, 2012
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  • TOMS Style Your Sole shoes for a perfect kid for kid party

    Everyone likes a little DIY creativity in their life… Creating something uniquely hand-painted with the added benefit of helping children in need is the best win-win all around. Add the chronic mommy issue of trying to come up with a special idea for the next children’s birthday party and I’ve got the perfect party solution -kids…

    Published on April 10, 2012
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