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Clothing and beauty tips to master Mommy Chic Style!

  • A Reader Asks: What to wear to a Baptism?

    What-to-Wear-to-a-Babtism-Miniskirts (341x400)

    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 navy blazer (if the weather requires it). My problem is this, the dress is so short to wear alone in church? I’ve thought of a dressy pair…

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  • What’s a stay-at-home mom to wear & not look dumpy?

    Nagore Aramburu with daughter Ane in Madrid;

    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 staff. Dear Sharon:  I am a stay-at-home mom and I never know what to put on. Most days I exercise and go to the store or…

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  • Scarf This Up: Mommy Chic Wrap & Spiffy Bowler a la Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys arrives on a flight at the Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport with her son Egypt in Paris, France.

    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, no one sees me until, crap, I have to go out and look good kind of day. Now what? Oh yeah, for many of us…

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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 than fabulous. Not quite as covered up as a one-piece swimsuit and not exposing too much flesh as in bikini, the cutout swimsuit is your…

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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 helping kids. >> RELATED: Shoe Shopping Guides To celebrate the TOMS Summer 2012 Collection, I was invited to the brand’s Style Your Sole party. I…

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  • Celebrity Street Style- Kate Moss Dresses Up Super Casual Jeans

    Kate Moss at Mulberry Spring/Summer 2012 - London Fashion Week - Arrivals

     I”ll Have What She’s Having: Super casual light chambray jeans & shirt with a heavy dose of gold jewelry Let’s face it, so many of us spend a good part of our lives in jeans- from working at home, to mommy duties, to casual offices, there are not many days where many of us have the opportunity– or need- to get all tzjued up. But you still want to pull off chic even in a casual setting, who doesn’t? Kate…

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  • Supermodel Style- Claudia Schiffer and Yasmin Le Bon Get Casual Chic Right


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Age-appropriate fashion. We get so caught up in red carpet fashion, but it’s everyday style that most of us need!SSure, it’s fun to ogle red carpet fashion and photos of today’s young crop of models, but what’s supposed to inspire a real woman over 30ish?Really, when was the last time you wore a ballgown or a pair of cut-off shorts and thigh high boots? Not too recently, I’ll bet. We need grown-up ageless style that…

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  • Christina Aguilera’s Cute Ballet Flats Dress Up Looking Dressed Down

    Christina Aguilera Arriving at Her Hotel in Soho on May 8, 2010

    You can almost never go wrong with a pair of ballet flats- whether as a collapsible stowaway to you skyscraper heels or donning a pair as the #1 way to look like a chic ParisianistaCase in point: Christina Aguilera.There’s always a special place in my heart for seeing celebrities who are otherwise known for their over-the-top stage looks caught looking very, well, normal and chic.Christina Aguilera arrived at her SoHo hotel the other day wearing the most basic of dressed…

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  • Jennifer Garner wears polished Mommy clothes

    Milk + Bookies Hosts First Annual Story Time Celebration

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: What to wear to the playground? An easy mom uniform that works.What’s really amazing about Jennifer Garner is that she looks so normal when off the red carpet.We spotted her at the Milk + Bookies First Annual Story Time Celebration in Los Angeles event and although her outfit is far from exciting it does have the right polished element to make any busy mom’s play wardrobe work: a shrunken blazer.

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  • Stylish Clogs, you will want them!


    Don’t say we didn’t warn you. We’ve been spotting clogs and clog boots with street style cred for a few seasons. We’ve been stocking up our Cool Clogs Shop, when whenever we see a wood-soled wonder that looks right. And now it’s official- Chanel showed clogs on the spring 10 runway and they have morphed into a must-have trend for fashonistas and the comfort-seeking alike.

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