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  • Style advice to wear white jeans (in any size) inspired by Emanuelle Alt- beauty tips too!

    Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

    We can’t quite get white jeans out of our minds since watching Emanuelle Alt, the editor of VOGUE  Paris jump around and do the best karaoke cover of WHAM’s Wake Me Up Before You Go Go in a promo video for the magazine earlier this week.  We’ve coveted Alt’s rocker-esque update of French chic since day one and,  in this video, what shows the most is her  joie de vivre that makes anything she wears instantly cool. Thus reinstating the fashion truism that…

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  • It’s not Uncle Bif’s shoe anymore. Top-Siders are chic and Milly for Sperry Top-Sider leads the pack

    Milly for Sperry Top-Sider at Piperlime

    Move over prepsters, wannabe blue bloods, and the yachting set! Sperry Top-Siders are having a F-A-S-H-I-O-N moment. The Milly for Sperry Top-Sider footwear collab launches today and Milly Creative Director, Michelle Smith introduces 13 styles that include ones with her signature prints and fantastic sense of color.  We’re particularly mad for the idea of a signature Top-Sider upper styled atop espadrille platform heels. Very cute indeed. MORE: Shoe Shopping Guides You can find the Milly for Sperry Top-Sider line at Piperlime now. We’re…

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  • Want an essential piece to work your wardrobe around? Try a silk blouse!

    Celine resort Silk Blouse 2012

    Shopping Tip: The Silk Blouse Your Essential Go-To Foundation. Layer up in cool, polished style, NOW. Forgo the 2000’s fascination with casual t-shirt dressing. This season designers of all kinds have been offering a savvy assortment of fitted silk blouses to help keep you looking polished throughout the day while retaining that must-have sense of comfort and ease. DON’T KNOW WHAT TO GET? Try one of our Shopping Guides for handy, dandy style online. As they can easily go from day-into-night…

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  • Online Sample Sales, Coupon Codes & Deals

    Shopping Guide to Savings   Online sample sales, private flash sales, and simply good deals Deals, bargains, sample sale are all magic to our ears. But did anyone say,”online sample sales” around here? Wowza! You know we love a good deal around here. We have shared plenty of discount designer style tips for life secret’s to look great on the cheap, shopping on the cheap tips, shopping secrets to bargain your way to style, and even what to wear to sample sales…

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    Breast Cancer Awareness

    Shopping Guide: Breast Cancer Awareness Shop for a cause while supporting an important issue with these playful finds in deliriously giddy pink hues for you to consider.

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  • The Return of the Headband- From Red Carpet to Lazy Day, It’s an Instant Do!

    Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams at the Golden Globes

    Ditch those stuffy images of 1980’s French Chic helmet hair tucked in place with a bulky headband. Forget Mary Richards and her rigid flip. Say toodleloo to the overdone fascinator. There is something refreshingly modern atop the chicest heads on the red carpet, like Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams (pictured above) at the Golden Globes, when looking to polish up something as everyday as a casual Sunday sweater. The headband is back. Holding every stray hair in place and still having the tactile appeal of allowing you to run…

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  • Zappos Hacked and 6PM Hacked Too!

    Wow, wow, wow. As we often suggest products from both Zappos and 6PM, we feel it important to share the security breach news. It’s reported that 24+ million customer accounts are affected by the security hack on Zappos. Read the Zappos security release here for tips on what to do and what not to worry about and how to change your password. The release states, “THE DATABASE THAT STORES OUR CUSTOMERS’ CRITICAL CREDIT CARD AND OTHER PAYMENT DATA WAS NOT AFFECTED OR ACCESSED.” Also…

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  • In The Bag- Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp

    Mary Katrantzou x Longchamp

    Over the past few years London based designer Mary Katrantzou has made quite a name for herself with collections that boast signature out-of-this-world collaged prints and could be considered a harbinger of the digital print craze that has had designers of all types trying to out-do each other with the never-before-seen. Starting Jan. 23rd fans of Katrantzou’s namesake collection and her witty use of vivid prints will now be able to get their hands on something a bit more practical…

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  • Dior Goes Neon Pop with Anselm Reyle for Dior Collection

    Anselm Reyle for Dior

    Ohhh, how we quiver with gorgeous anticipation whenever we open correspondence from the House of Dior. When it includes the fantastic melding of art meets glam, our pointy toe pumps click to attention. German artist Anselm Reyle collaborated with the iconic French fashion house on a new capsule collection of bags, shoes, costume jewelry, sunglasses, small leather goods, scarves, and beauty products for the Anselm Reyle for Dior collection. All feature bright, color saturated & fluorescent camo prints based on the artist’s freestyle interpretation to shake up…

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  • Stylish Cold Weather Boots- Bogs and Sorel chicify the chill factor

    Bogs and Sorel keep you looking stylish in cold weather

    Traction + Style + Function = Solved I always joke that I couldn’t live full-time in an environment where my shoe choice is based on traction over style- no matter how gorgeous the outdoors may be. So, I was super psyched to road test some stylish winter boot contenders, particularly when I was away at my vacay place having fun in the snowy mountains! Looking fashionable is not always an easy task when it comes to frigid temperatures, but it is possible…

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  • Treat Yourself- What To Gift Yourself This Holiday Season

    Karen Walker sunglasses

    Now that the busy holiday shopping season is coming to an end, and you’ve checked off all of your gift giving needs, why not spend an afternoon treating yourself to celebrate the end of the year and a job well done. But if you’re down to the wire and out & about in a mad rush looking for gifts, take a look at our Holiday 2012 Gift Guides and our Home Style Shopping Guide . With that in mind we’ve curated a deluxe gift…

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  • In The Bag- Celine’s Must-Have New Bucket Bag

    Celine Bucket Bag

    From Celine comes our latest obsession, this ultra-sleek minimal black leather bucket bag that’s destined to make its way to the top of our wish lists. While bucket bag styles come & go in & out of vogue every so often, they have always remained a perennial favorite of ours when it comes to an unexpected however practical shaped and sized purse. SHOP: Best Bags We’re certain that its lustrous sheen and lack of hardware and design flourishes are sure…

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