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  • How to Dress to Look Taller – Petite Fashion Tips Video

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    For this week’s look back to celebrate the 15th anniversary of FocusOnStyle online, let’s peek at my video about how to dress to look taller when you are a petite. While ‘ya looking, how abour my hair? I think my stylist was having a Jane Fonda in Klute moment.  Enjoy! — S.H. Petite Fashion Tips to Dress to Look Taller from the Sharon Haver for About.com at Lord & Taylor New York Petite Video Series… Haven’t you ever seen a…

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  • In case you asked… XYZ things you didn’t know about me

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    I’ve been interviewed a bunch lately and keep getting asked more personal questions about myself and my backstory (we all have one).   So, I got to thinking that it was time to share a few more quirky things & pull the curtain back a little further beyond my usual stylist advice right here on FocusOnStyle in its 15th anniversary year online. Consider this my confidential version of Trivial Pursuit brimming with incidentals that you may not have known (in…

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  • How To Be A Stylist: It’s All About The Tzuj With Behind the Scenes Photo Shoot Fashion Stylist Tricks

    A rare photo of me on a photo shoot and it’s becuase it was in a magazine! New Woman magazine did a feature story about me and here I am in a snippet photo as a stylist on the set with Brad Boles (FoS contributing editor at large) on makeup & North Rebis on hair. Yes, I still wear my Yoji Yamamoto shirt that I have on ! I kept my stylist scissors in a holster belt

    I’ve been lucky enough to be involved in so many aspects of being a fashion stylist during my career that’s spanned decades. In my continuing reprise of some of my greatest evergreen material leading up to the 15th anniversary year of FocusOnStyle.com online and the launch of my C’est Chic Crash Course, I want to spend this week’s review looking back at what REALLY  happens as a stylist behinds the scenes on a photoshoot.  Read on & revisit… On a professional…

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  • A video message from me to you…

    Happy New Year 2014 video message from Sharon Haver

    Happy New Year Wishes… 2014 and new resolutions have begun as today heralds the start of a new year ahead and a new you… Never say never. Growing up in Brooklyn, NY as a total city girl I never thought that one day I would have a foothold in the Cowboy State! Yes, the teen who once went hiking in platform snakeskin stilettos (cousins, do you remember?) spends a chunk of the year out west. How lucky is my son…

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  • Sharon Haver interview on CNN- 8 spring wardrobe solutions

    Sharon Haver interview on CNN- 8 spring wardrobe solutions Spring weather can be pretty, but it can also be pretty extreme. How does one dress for freezing mornings, rainy afternoons and balmy evenings? Sharon Haver, a stylist and fashion reporter who runs “FocusOnStyle,” shares practical solutions based on the latest runway looks. For example, scarves can be a lifesaver, she said. Double one to use as a muffler when it’s cold, wear it down when things warm up or consider a…

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    All about style mentor Sharon Haver…

    I’m Sharon Haver, the founder of FocusOnStyle.com, the can-do chic website online since 1999 and YOUR STYLE MENTOR. Prior to FoS, I was a fashion stylist for 15 years and had a newspaper Q&A fashion advice column on the Scripps Howard News Service. I’ve been in the business of making people look gorgeous for 25+ years (the math scares me). I help the everyday woman make the most of what she’s got by mastering fashion stylist skills to be the celebrity in…

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    Work It: Style Guidelines for Women Entrepreneurs- my guest post on thenextwomen.com

      After my interview about how I run FocusOnStyle on thenextwomen.com, I was delighted when they asked me to share some style guidelines for women entrepreneurs about what modern business women should wear for a variety of occasions, like pitching for funding, attending networking events, social media photos, and speaking at large events in this guest post on their site. >> ORIGINAL: Source           >> MORE: Media Mentions   STYLE GUIDELINES FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS The NextWomen September Food &…

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    Sharon Haver Interview on the The Next Women Business Magazine

    >> ORIGINAL: Source here            >> MORE: Media Mentions Web Entrepreneur Sharon Haver, Founder, FocusOnStyle: Bringing Celebrity Fashion Tips to Everyday Women >> ORIGINAL: Source here            >> MORE: Media Mentions The NextWomen September Food & Fashion Theme. Sharon Haver founded FocusOnStyle, an independently operated online fashion, beauty and style magazine, in 1999. FocusOnStyle is a guide to can-do chic, offering fashion tips, beauty hints, and shopping advice from fashion expert Sharon and her team of contributing experts….

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    Fashionotes Interview- The Blogger Report: Sharon From FocusOnStyle

    I was recently interviewed on Fashionotes.com about FocusOnStyle and my thoughts on social media.  >> RELATED: Sharon Haver In the New & FoS Press Mentions  Please have a read… The Blogger Report: Sharon From FocusOnStyle by Jesse Massari on August 27, 2012 With years of styling experience and fashion advice under her belt, we caught up Sharon Haver, the resident expert at FocusOnStyle.com for her thoughts on offering chic style tips, how social media isn’t for everyone and the accessibility of fashion today.   FASHIONOTES:…

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  • Exclusive Interview With Mark Weiss: What It’s Like To Be a Rock ‘n Roll Photographer

    Invitation for the Rock Paper Photo "The Decade That Rocked" photo exhibition by rock 'n roll photographer Mark "WEISSGUY" Weiss, curated by Phil Collen of Def Leppard.

    The Decade That Rocked. Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be behind the scenes photographing some of rock ‘n roll’s greatest legends? I know that I certainly find it fascinating. Bon Jovi. Twisted Sister. Def Leppard. Ozzy Osbourne. Christina Aguilera. Sebastion Bach. Gwen Stefani. Gene Simmons. Bret Michaels. Joan Jett. And even One Direction. A who’s who in music, that’s who. My friend since my early stylist days, Mark “WEISSGUY” Weiss, the ICONIC rock ‘roll photographer that has been…

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  • How I Remember Vidal Sassoon- Some beer and an angry mom!

    An ancient photo of me in Italy with one of the many incarnations of a Vidal Sassoon Salon styled bob

    Bet I got your attention with this headline! I got my mom’s attention too. I really owe my hair (on a good day) to Vidal Sassoon… well to the salon and their team of precision trained stylists.  The hair legend’s death this week has me thinking about how his work personally helped create my hair look. >> RELATED: Hair Tips & Trends When I was about 15 my mom must have gotten sick and tired about my three threads of…

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  • Senior Style: 65 Things to Do When You Retire, My Essay On How To Master Your Look (book excerpt)

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    When editor Mark Evan Chimsky asked me to write a ‘Master Your Look’ essay for the anthology 65 Things to Do When You Retire, 65 Notable Achievers on How to Make the Most of the Rest of Your Life (Sellers Publishing), I couldn’t refuse. Besides having the opportunity to share my senior style tips for a time in your life when coveting the latest it thing is not as relevant as revitalizing your most age-appropriate personal best, my essay would be in the book along…

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