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  • Cannes Do Chic- White is summer’s new black


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A summer romance with my dry cleaner White is definitely on trend for summer. But I have to admit a slow love to ditch my go-to black beyond white t-shirts, jeans, sneakers, and classic, crisp white shirts (follow the links for style tips). Maybe it was last week in the California sunshine where I lost count on the plethora of white jeans,  but these Cannes Do Chic snaps certainly make the case for adding something white to…

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  • What the Savvy Parisians Use: French Chic Summer Beauty Picks


    It almost seems like an oxymoron to call French Chic Summer Beauty sensible. But it really is. There’s a very logical, edited, and precise way that Parisians approach their beauty. It’s all about the ease of effortlessly looking better than natural, with a few savvy secrets thrown in for good measure. I’ve pulled a few new and timeless French Chic beauté favorites for you to consider adding to your routine this summer. They are all available stateside (just click on their…

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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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  • Summer Business Attire Chic: What to wear to work when it’s hot as hell + still look polished

    Summer Business Attire Chic: What to wear to work when it’s hot as hell + still look polished- Milla Jovovich at Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2013/2014 - Chanel Show

    How to stay cool yet maintain polished summer business attire élan can be a toughy  during a heat wave. Let’s dive in, at least the metaphor is cooling & solve the what to wear to work when it’s hot fashion dilemma… My gosh, it’s a scorcher out! I just got back from a meeting in sweltering midtown Manhattan, aka Schvitz City today,  and thought I would hurry up and push this post up as long as the temperature was doing…

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  • Summer Sandals Guide… because your pedicure looks so good!

    Photo: Tinko Czetwertynski

     It’s hot out and with that comes a special Summer Sandal Guide with essential tips for you to keep in mind! With so much chic, accessible fashion out there, who says summer style should be only about comfort and practicality. From must-have flats to on-trend wedges, there’s something out there for everyone at any budget -so think twice about those flip-flops, especially with these expert style tips. >>Discover: Celebrity Style Inspiration While you can’t go wrong with a classic Gladiator…

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  • Beat Winter Blahs With the Colors of Summer in Provence

    Handmade espadrilles in the Market in Eygalieres

    Summer in Provence: Dreams are made of this. At the hump of the new year and with the let down of holiday hoopla and the start of winter dreariness, we are all ready for the next vacation, although most of us cannot break away.  Let us take you to a place of calm and sunniness by way of Richard Nahem‘s  photo gallery of the Market in Eygalieres, Provence, France. This isn’t just an exercise in gorgeous escapism, I WANT YOU TO THINK LIKE…

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  • Cameron Diaz Knows How To Wear Shorts With Heels To Look City Chic and Stylish

    "Bad Teacher" Madrid Photocall

    Cameron Diaz is today's poster girl for wearing shorts with high heels and looking refined, classy, and polished rather than ridiculous, here's why…Fashion Tip: There seems to be some unwritten fashion victim law that if it's summer, it's time to wear short shorts! But honestly, shorts are not appropriate for everyone… they are more flattering alternatives.>> READ: Shorts, The good, the bad, and the very uglyBut every once in a while, you see a grown-up woman who understands how to…

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  • Viva Designer Espadrilles, the on trend summer shoe, be it designer or classic


    I almost feel that its an oxymoron to say that espadrilles are right on trend this summer. Nothing says bring on the warm weather more than a pair of espadrilles!Espadrilles have got to be one of those summer classics that you can never go wrong with and are always super comfy and add an instant Euro beachy feel to whatever you are wearing.Dating back to the Pyrenees at about the 14th century, the cotton canvas espadrille is also one of…

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  • How to Plan Your Shopping Strategy to Transition Into Fall Fashion and Summer Fun Wrap-Up


    Sharon & Brad's Latest Radio Show: Summer adventures from Western wildlife, rodeo, Hampton's clambakes, a new web look, and fashion tips to plan your fall wardrobe shoppingGossip, dish, tales & tails, and inside style tips…On this week's episode of Focus on Style-Talk Radio, the hosting duo Sharon Haver & Brad Boles first talk about some summer wrap-up chit-chat from Brad's ritzy time at the beach in The Hamptons, NY to Sharon's time out in the Wild West of Jackson, WY.mediumFrom…

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  • Countess Luann deLesseps dating and party tips, more Real Housewives NY gossip and summer beauty tips for ladies and metrosexual men

    "All About Me" Broadway Show Opening Night - Arrivals

    Too many Fourth of July Hamptons parties, too much gossip, beat the heat beauty tips, and too hot men Brad is preparing for the Fourth of July parties in the glam Hamptons and you know that he has some gorgeous dish up his sleeve. Enjoy! — S.H. <h2Dating tips and party advice from the Countess:Talk about sizzle, it is so hot here in the Hamptons that one steamy Countess is bolting out of town… I just got off the phone…

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  • Sex and the City 2 Top Fashion Trend is the Maxi Dress. Here’s how to wear it


    How to wear a maxi dress and not look like you ran out of the house in your nightgownoriginalOk, “Sex and the City” fans, I’m not saying that you should show up at the movie theater this Friday dolled up as your favorite SATC character, but I know some of you will (again).Think of this as purely fashion tips to get the look right, and if it happens to be the hottest summer fashion trend to emerge out of SATC2,…

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