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  • Inspiration overload: Fantasy pieces from Paris Couture Fashion Week … don’t mind that it takes place in Rome

    I have a special treat for you. It's total indulgence. And for me, a super sweet spot.  I've always had a thing for Rome. As a little girl in Brooklyn, I imagined myself living in Italy back in the 50s and 60s during the time of black and white movies, anything Fellini, red sports cars, chic black dresses worn with merry widows underneath, sharp eyeliner, Marcello Mastroianni, elegant yet wild parties, and everything Rome in all its decadent, gorgeous, crazy glory. Truth be told, decades...
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  • Secrets To My Leadership Style

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    Wanna talk leadership style? You're in for a special treat. It's not often that I talk about the behind the scenes of my business and my leadership style. Running a business is just as chic to me as a pair of shoes. So this time I pulled back the curtain to reveal what not only makes my business tick but my style of leadership that has allowed me to be a successful entrepreneur for the past three decades. You'll also learn...
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  • Dress for Success: What Defines Your Style?

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    What really defines your style?  You've thought about it, and we've spent over 15 years online helping you explore the true meaning of style. And with summer just around the corner, what better a time for style motivation as the new season approaches?    If you crave some more style motivation, don't forget to check out my Daily StyleWORD here on FocusOnStyle. In this stylist advice post, I want to recap what I said to Tina Ann from San Juan Capistrano, CA during...
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  • Business Style Update: Three Ways to Upgrade Your Style Now Even If Fashion Is Not Your Thing

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    I was at a business retreat this weekend with fellow women entrepreneurs who suddenly found themselves in the spotlight. Sounds great, right? Nope. These otherwise smart, savvy and successful women looked like deer in headlights when it came to how they present themselves.  Simply because they never really thought about it before. It just was not their thing. And now, they felt insecure, irrelevant, inappropriate and out of touch. It doesn’t have to be that way. Even if style doesn’t come…

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  • What to wear now? Look to Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 runways to update your wardrobe

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    Get inspired right now by the Top Five Trends from Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 with helpful suggestions on how to tweak your current wardrobe to keep you look modern… With helpful hints and insights on what’s ahead for Fall 2016, we’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the best trends out there to help inspire you look today. Best of all, you most likely own similar pieces already, so have fun shopping your wardrobe and rethinking looks from the…

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  • What to wear now? Look to Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 runways to update your wardrobe

    You know what I love best about Milan Fashion Week? The accents! The little extra turn. The unexpected detail. The clarity of color. The little somethings that make Italian design, so, well Italian. There are some serious f.a.s.h.i.o.n. pieces here- the kind that finally get me excited about the runway. Take the nuance of the big picture and add the edge to what you already own. You'll update your style and feel bellissima for it. Get inspired by the Top...
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  • What to wear now? Look to London Fashion Week Fall 2016 runways to update your wardrobe


    Runway to Realway  Fashion Inspired by London Fashion Week Fall 2016 It’s the next installment on how to work the runway trends into your wardrobe. You’ve peeked at what was shown in New York, drooled over couture and now London is calling. Almost no one ever wears what is actually shown on the runway. But everyone should open up for a lot of inspiration. A nuance here. A trend there. Rethink how you get dressed everyday with a healthy dose…

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  • What to wear now? Look at the New York Fashion Week Fall 2016 runway to tweak your chic

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    New York Fashion Week Fall 2016- How To Incorporate The Top Five Trends Into Your Wardrobe Now There are a couple of ways to look at Fashion Week. You could go crazy wild with a total shift of silhouettes or you could find familiar shapes tweaked into something fresh yet not quite a dramatic shift from what you may already own. I like the latter. Because it proves that fashion isn’t a one season wonder and that you can morph,…

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  • Paris Couture Fashion Week Spring 2016- How To Incorporate The Top Five Trends Into Your Wardrobe Now

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    The Top Five Trends from Paris Couture Fashion Week to give a go and refresh your look while staying easily on trend. Ok, admittedly, I doubt that you or I will have the opportunity to get to a real haute couture fitting. Or even borrow a couture dress to wear on the red carpet. The prices are insane (think a year of private school tuition and above). The workmanship is unbelievable. And the scarcity is just so. So why should…

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  • The Iconic Style of Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Growing up I was always memorized by the style of Jacqueline de Ribes. I would tear through the society pages in my mother's Women's Wear Daily and amidst all the socialites photographed at charity functions and black tie events, one woman would grab my attention like no other. Countess Jacqueline de Ribes with her regal profile, long neck and volumes of dark hair, model slim figure and unmeasurable poise was a beacon of authentic style... a woman who was knew...
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  • Wear It Your Way: Best Outfit Ideas To Try NOW From Fashion Week Spring 2016

    With the fashion week season behind us and runway clothes off to photo shoots and red carpets, we thought you would like to NOT wait and get the look right now... if only for a little inspiration. So, Sharon and I compiled the best outfit ideas to try now from the Spring 2016 runways. We bet you might already have similar pieces in your wardrobe, but in case you need a boost, we've also done all the editing & shopping...
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  • The Top Five Trends To Incorporate Now from Paris Fashion Week Spring 2016

    The Top Five Trends from Paris are sure to have you thinking about tweaking your closet this season for an added sense of savor faire. And that right there is the takeaway of paying attention to runway trends. How can you update your look to present the best you? By paying attention, not too much, but just enough to know what's current. Fashion Week: Why Should You Care About The Runway? Here's a look at the Top Five Trends from...
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