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  • Summer Chic Noir- Black Never Boring or Basic When You Style It Like a City Girl

    Summer Chic Noir

    There’s something about black. Maybe I started to be a fan because I’m a native New Yorker and the perennial color du jour is chic + never faltering black. It’s the one color that has that cool edge besides being the glue to almost everything else you own, and says I’ve arrived rather than where am I going. Try that mint green, why don’t you? I’m not talking about dour and dreary funereal black that washes you out. But the dynamic and…

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  • How to Layer Necklaces- French chic style inspiration à la Ines de la Fressange

    Fall/Winter 2013 - Chanel - Front Row and Photocall

    Ooooh la la, we are having a bout of baubles this week. First, we learned how to wear the new statement jewelry trend and now it’s time for something classic. When it comes to piling on jewelry, the result can be heavy-handed or absolutely superb. Let’s get some French Chic style inspiration on how to layer necklaces with Ines de la Fressange style ! The former model, muse and lifelong spokesperson for glorious French Chic shows you how to layer necklaces like…

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  • Repeat Offender – Wear something you haven’t worn in a month, A NEW WAY

    Marni Backstage F/W 2013

    As the balmier days of the season come to a close, it’s time to wear something on repeat, but refreshed for one last wear. Those rethink it moments: And why not? With many of your go-to winter closet constants about to make way for the spring season ahead, consider the possibilities of one last wear, rethought for a sartorial boost. And whether you’ve been paying attention to our classic foundation mantra or not, you’ll have no problem translating a key…

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  • Stylist Advice: Are Flared Pants in Style?


    Expert stylist’s advice, our weekly installment of style & lifestyle questions from YOU for us to contemplate is back, first-up comes a query on flared pants that everyone could learn a thing or two from  From Suzanne-   Are flared and/or belled pants still fashionable to wear?    With Miuccia Prada’s Fall takes on the bookish, print filled charm of the haute 70’s and fashion’s latest fixation on reworking the perfect pant in every shape imaginable, it was only a matter…

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  • Get An Instant Update with These Five Trends Now


    Jump into the season in style and get an instant update with some of the easiest trends to incorporate into your look now -at any budget. Get inspired with these attainable styles…  Fall’s finally here and if you’re up to date with our daily suggestions here at FoS or not, there’s nothing to lose with a refresher course on what’s current that you can get your hands on immediately. So sit back and take note! >>DISCOVER: Top Fall 2012 Trends Part…

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  • Fall 2012 Trend Re-Cap – Lace Jewels And Knits to Buy Now


    In with the New: Trends we love for Fall 2012 with a trend re-cap to get you in the know on the eve of the S/S shows… Save for the confusion ladies, these must-have trends are in-stores now. So sit back and take note on all you’ll need to update your wardrobe with come the new season ahead. >>MORE: Fall 2012 fashion FALL 2012 Top Trends: Where: Jewels and Heavy Ornamentation Who: Prada (above), Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Miu Miu Move…

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  • Look Thinner in Minutes with Smart Color-Block – Trend Tuesday


    Color-Block, while not a new trend, does boast an incentive for checking-off top trends when considering the instant slimming 3.1 Phillip Lim’s body-con number is sure to do on you… That’s right, who’d have ever thought that a simple, no-frills dress, with no uncomfortable under garments, no layers, no panels -could work such magic? But take a look at the model above (f.y.i we do know she is a skinny model to begin with…),  who’s contrasting black & white dress…

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  • Stylist Advice: Age Appropriate Shorts And What Leggings To Wear To A Wedding

    Rebecca Taylor - Sequin Tuxedo Shorts at

    For our first round at Talk Thursday full of expert stylist’s advice, our new weekly installment of style & lifestyle questions from YOU for us to contemplate, comes TWO questions that everyone could learn a thing or two from  From Lisa-   ‘I like the shorts with platform heel look. I am not talking short shorts but at least a 5″ inseam. What I am wondering is what age is too “old” to be wearing this? I am not looking for a cougar…

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  • Trend Tuesday – Varsity Blues Inspired by Jil Sander Pre-Fall

    Varsity Prep at Jil Sander Pre-Fall 2013

    With fashion cycling through the classics comes one of our favorite returns, the varsity inspired trend we’ve seen from some of our go-to labels Take Raf Simon’s Pre-Fall collection for Jil Sander as your starting point with its wide range of ultra-deluxe classics peppered with the labels initials. Placed on structured basics with a retro elegance, the theme loses its ironic tendencies for a look that’s fresh. The winning trick here was that these pieces have an ageless sophistication to…

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  • Find Figure Flattering Dresses Fast


    Looking for that perfect summer dress, one that’s figure flattering, stylish and easy on the wear? In the midst of a blazing hot summer we’ve taken a moment to help you find the right dress for basically any season. After all, a dress is not only one of the easiest things you can wear, it also works as a comfortable foundational base come fall and winter. With these tips in mind, you’ll be on your way to building a wardrobe…

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  • Wear Stars and Stripes In-Style This Fourth of July


    Wear stars and stripes and celebrate independence day with fresh takes on patriotic style… Playing with classic American heritage symbols on 4th of July has been about as out of style as wearing stirrup pants, that is, until we noticed key elements back on the scene. From Acne’s winning Spring 2012 collection featuring star & stripe motifs in unexpectedly cool inclinations to Lana Del Ray’s ultra-cool take on an otherwise banal piece, the idea of donning patriotic symbols hasn’t looked…

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  • Carven & Celine Wear It Now! Cropped Printed Pants- Resort 2013 Highlights


    Resort 2013 Highlights that you can wear now! Take note ladies, no need to wait until December to get your hands for top inspiring trends to hits stores… First up, cropped printed pants. >>More: On Mastering Printed Pants The 2013 Resort collections may not be hitting shops until months from now, but we take that as even more reason to take a cue and get ahead of the game by paying attention on how to wear the latest future looks now,…

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