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  • What’s the best vintage clothing to buy? Get insider advice from Cameron Silver, the ultimate vintage connoisseur !


    We all love a good piece of vintage around here. As a matter of fact, having the opportunity to chat with Cameron Silver, the ultimate vintage clothing connoisseur, owner of the super fabulous Decades boutique (you’ve seen the luxe loves on many a red carpet, and the star of Bravo’s ‘Dukes of Melrose‘ reality TV show) has me thinking. Thinking of some forgotten vintage finds in my closet. Timeless pieces that I want to start revisiting, like a YSL smoking suit, a…

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  • Vintage Home Style Collaboration at the Paris Flea Market- L’Eclaireur and Habitat 1964 at Les Puces St.Ouen

    L’Eclaireur and Habitat 1964 at Les Puces St.Ouen

    I don’t know about you but I LOVE a good flea market. Introduce a vintage home style collaboration and magic! Oh, wait, AND Paris too… yowza… let’s let Richard take us there for some divine  interior design inspiration… L’Eclaireur, one of the top fashion retail boutiques in Paris, and Habitat, the furniture and home shop chain, have recently opened new spaces at the St. Ouen flea market.  In an abandoned, graffiti covered courtyard on the rue de Rosiers, the main street of the flea market,…

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  • Whoa, There’s Vintage Western Style-A-Plenty


    Inspiration Notes: Vintage Western Style to clean your city palette… We all need a deep breath some time. For me, it happens when I get to kick back at my vacay house and leave the urban grind behind for some mountain air. I consider my family VERY lucky to live in the best, most diversified city in the world (NYC) and to be able to spend quality time in an area with the most gorgeous natural vistas (Jackson Hole, WY)….

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  • When In Rome: Flea Market With Vintage Gucci, Fendi, Valentino, Chanel and more


    It’s big designer names, names, names made even more enticing under the flea market tarp! The city of Rome is truly a living architectural museum, but where do all the old fashion relics go? A good chunk can be found on the right Sunday at the Borghetto Flaminio market. While Porta Portese is the more widely known flea market in Rome, for me, it’s  a crowded and huge mass of junky new items and a few stalls of ratted up old fur. It’s been known that if…

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  • Catch the Glory of Original Balenciaga at Cristobal Balenciaga, Collector of Fashions in Paris

    Cristobal Balenciaga, Collector of Fashions in Paris

    What’s hot in Paris? In the city of French Chic, comes an important fashion exhibition in homage to master French couturier Cristobal Balenciaga… the man before the brand as many know it today. A fabulous new exhibit of the couturier Balenciaga’s fashions has just opened. The collection is a tribute to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of the master fashion designer. >> MORE: Costume Exhibitions and Styles and more Museums It was generously donated by the family of Balenciaga and celebrates his legacy with forty haute…

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  • Timeless Thursday’s -Charlotte Gainsbourg Proves Some Things Never Go Out Of Style

    Charlotte Gainsbourg in Balenciaga

    Yes, an 11 year-old pair of jeans can be forever-cool! Model, muse and musician Charlotte Gainsbourg’s instinctive, casual yet chic boho Parisian sense of style usually catches our eye with her often unexpected choices and while at a fete for Marc Jacobs by Louis Vuitton she surprised even more so while wearing a pair of Balenciaga jeans from 2001. Discover tips for your own take on: French Chic Amidst a glamorous crowd Gainsbourg was a standout with her relaxed, always…

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  • Kate Middleton wears a rather bare dress for her and it looks amazing

    Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge Attends 'In Kind Direct' Charity Event At Clarence House

    p.s.. It’s not from this season! It’s a First Lady and Royal day here at Fos today. I have to say that we’ve kept our pledge of only covering the looks that we feel are worth the second notice and offer something that YOU can take away. Kate Middleton stepped out for her first solo engagement as a royal yesterday and the blogosphere was aflutter about a perceived mark that was thought to be that of hair extensions. Instead, according to…

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  • Loving the Vintage Vibe at Camilla and Marc’s latest CM Resort Swimwear Collection


    I've been vacating at my Western retreat and have been fixated with one of my collection of retro Hollywood ski and Western photos that I use to decorate our place.It's an early photo of Marilyn Monroe on snow skis at the beach.Don't think it's the cutesy gimmick of the shot but what Marilyn is wearing that suddenly seems to look so modern and fresh to me.It's her color-blocked, high waist 2-piece swimsuit that seems so of the moment.And, yes, I'm…

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  • Sharpen Your Rag Picking Prowess with Tips to Shop the Pasedena Flea Market, Cruze-arati Style


    I love a good flea market for its unexpectedness and odd one-of-a-kind items. I've picked up some incredible vintage finds from Paris to New York, and many dusty points in between. So when I heard that Curvy Fashionista Marie Denee had some super tips by way of Strim Vintage Designer, Wendy Mirts on how to shop a huge flea market, like the one in Pasedena, I had to have her share her tips with you! Marie Denee one of the…

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  • Red Carpet Hair- French Chic Chignon for Julianna Margulies at the Golden Globes


    When too many actresses chose to over do their hair, here's one look that keeps it simple and chic. YES, please do try this classic French chignon at home…There absolutely can be too much of a good thing!Sorry to report, but there were far too many actresses who opted for big fashion and big hair at Sunday's Golden Globes… a fashion victim combination that did nothing for the star herself but became a walking ad for the heavy-handed stylists who…

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  • Treat Yourself With A Vintage Chanel Bag and Jewelry


    Great classic style never dies… Didn’t quite get what you want this holiday season? Tired or loading up on a lot of trendy pieces that have a fashion spoil date sooner than your credit card bill comes in? What to do? Don’t fret?It’s time to cozy up to some timeless style and nothing says it more than vintage Chanel!It’s the epitome of how to dress French and the reason why classic French chic endures. Vintage Chanel bags and jewelry have…

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  • Vintage Chic Street Style- Make It Personal


    You don’t need an oversized budget to have style, just some imagination.I spotted Jocelyn Spaar when she was on the job as a restaurant host and thought she looked so absolutely adorable that I had to share her style with you.mediumSo many women– particularly ones in their twenties– get caught up in a trend-by-numbers way of dressing. They have to have every conceivable trendy style because a celebrity wore it or all their friends have it and in the process…

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