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  • Warm your cold feet with these sheepskin insoles


     One of my first stops when I get off the plane out West  is to cruise by town to replenish my sheepskin insoles…. why I do it, I don’t know, because they are perpetually out of stock. Alas, I finally got around to stocking up on them online. They arrived just in time for another round of the New York polar vortex. On a freezing day like today, your tootsies will thank me for having them on hand. Get them: Sheepskin…

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  • It’s cold, you need this: Quick layering tips & must-have’s to help prepare you for an artic chill

    layer montage

    Brrrrr, it’s freezing out. We all need a little extra padding to protect us from the elements. But who wants to look like a S’Mores with legs? Don’t worry, we have you covered…. Quick layering tips are something we think you may want to take heed of considering how brutally cold its been so early on into the winter season So how do you prepare yourself before heading out in the ‘polar vortex?’ And no, red wine is not the answer!…

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  • Mountain Upsweeps… Ok, it’s a knit beanie


    It’s a cold snap for sure. As you’re reading this I’m packing up my house out West to head back to New York. Normally, I have a bit of “what is worn in Wyoming, stays in Wyoming” wardrobe. But, not this time. It’s freezing back home as it is in a good part of the country. Record freezing in some parts. Ouch. So, instead of leaving my super-duper warm knit beanies out here, I’m taking them home along with some…

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  • Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend Report: It’s chilly, wear a fun + chic knit hat, like a turban or a big pom-pom!

    Paris Fashion Week- Chic & Fun hats

    Leave it to the French to take it up a notch. We saw those carefree and adorable boyfriend beanies on the street style ladies of London Fashion Week. And, now for Paris Fashion Week, we have the super chic knit hats by way of a turban and an oversized pom-pom looking so right with dressed up city fun colors.  >> MORE:  RUNWAY & STREET STYLE TRENDS  I have to admit that I’ve always been a bit shizzled about wearing turbans….

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  • London Fashion Week Street Style Trend: Knit Beanie Hats, Day 1


    Wow, we’ve got Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week wrapped for fall 2013 and want to give you a hint on what they’re wearing on the other side of the pond with a daily trend from the London Fashion Week street style ladies that you can shop stateside. >> LOOK SEE: Did you see our Top 7 New York Fashion Week Trends To Wear Now? It’s pretty awesome! Beanie babies! The first day’s up is an easy-peasy colorful knit beanie to dress down your…

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  • Coat Alert: Military Chic

    Smythe Double Breasted Boucle Coat

    Is it getting chilly where you are? It is here and that’s time to think about some stylish layers. Here’s the best part of the military chic coat trend, it’s not really a trend but a twist on classic styling that comes in and out of fashion every few seasons. Regardless of making the top trend list for any particular season, military chic always looks right because it’s a trend based on a classic. >> RELATED: Shopping Guides of Fos…

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  • Mastering Winter Dressing- Take the Bulk Out of Layering

    Multi- weight, toasty warm alpaca sweater from Ann Demeulemeester

    Just as the season’s cold wintery weather is just starting to take hold we’ve compiled a shortlist of slimming layering tricks and smart finds that should keep you warm without changing your proportions or adding unwanted bulk. After all, who wants to go about their everyday while concealing themselves in pieces that add unnecessary weight to one’s look? Even though it’s cold out, there’s no need to swath yourself in visually fattening garb when innovative technology and a set of savvy notes to take…

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  • Stylish Winter Hats to Stay Warm and Look City Chic a la Nicole Ritchie

    Nicole Richie "Priceless: A Novel" Book Signing at Borders in New York City on September 28, 2010

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A smart menswear inspired hat.Baby, it’s cold outside. Sure, a cute knit hat or a trapper will keep you warm but sometimes you want to punch up your city style and and still be snuggly.Nicole Ritchie rocks out in a soft crusher hat and it’s just what the style doctor ordered to look great and stay warm. With menswear inspiration still running high, a little guy-esque inspired winter hat will be the perfect touch to…

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  • Winter Hats: Stay Warm Look Cool


    Knit winter hats in slouchy styles are looking right, particularly with bit of texture by way of an updated cable or popcorn stitch. Or a modern yet classic stripe for effortless, and warm, chic.

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  • What to wear to a Christmas party when it’s cold

    Claudia Schiffer at the British Fashion Awards 2009

    What to wear to a Christmas party when it’s coldIs it ok to wear a short-sleeved dress to a Christmas Party even if it is 30 degrees outside?I am going to wear a shawl but would like to take it off I don’t want to look so conservative, just be warm. I am a young 40 and it is a corporate Christmas Party. (Via Comcast email)A:Look how Claudia Schiffer dresses up for a cold nightIt can get tricky to look…

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  • Shearling Coats stylish enough to wear in the city


    We’ve been dreaming of a shearling coat worthy of our wearing it and it’s been pretty slim pickings to make the investment. Then, we spotted Keira Knightley wearing her Burberry shearling coat on her way out of the Comedy Theatre after the opening night of her new play The Misanthrope in London.

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