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Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2016 Runway Shows

Well, September was a whirlwind of fashion events in Tampa, Florida and I was fortunate enough to be on the front lines for one of my favorite annual ceremonies, Fashion Week Tampa Bay. For nine years Nancy Vaughn of White Book Agency … Continue reading

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Haute Accessories Runway Show 2016

For 6 years running Lacey Smith and his team at The Fashion Movement have brought the best of the best of the baubles and beads world to Tampa Bay.  Accessories designers from near and far come to show their wares at … Continue reading

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CITY. Fashion+Art+Culture

This year’s CITY. Fashion+Art+Culture event at the Tampa Museum of Art was, as I had anticipated,  a top-notch affair.  The tickets are a pretty penny, but they ALWAYS sell out and this year was no exception.  Art lovers and fashionistas alike … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Haute In Here…

… So Take Off All Your Clothes!  Just Leave On Your Accessories! Haute Accessories Week 2014 came and went through Tampa Bay, leaving in its wake a throng of salivating fashionistas fanning ourselves and wondering “what the world” just happened.  Thank … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy at Rehab…

With my impending high school reunion on the horizon, I knew I needed to seek professional help for my fashion fix.  But where could I go?  Who could I trust?  I mean, I was in deep!  I needed everything… head to toe, … Continue reading

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Haute Accessories Runway Event

This September my fashion festivities began with a designer accessories runway show for a good cause.  HAUTE Accessories Week is an annual series of events in Tampa produced by Lacey Smith and his team at The Fashion Movement.  It’s an … Continue reading

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Learning Style at the Library…

Did you know that your local library may be offering free courses about how to do stuff?  I’ve seen classes advertised on how to do everything from building a resume to building a tree house.  When I learned about stylist Kara … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Runway Translation: Leather

Leather in spring?  Absolutely!  Designers Derek Lam, Monique Lhuiller, Belstaff and others (Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang, Holmes & Yang) certainly thought so when they sent their models down the runways in lightweight, ladylike leather dresses, skirts & ensembles.  Nothing says … Continue reading

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Surprising Spring Trend: Velvet

It’s okay to be a burnout… if you’re velvet! Did you know that it’s perfectly acceptable in fashion to wear velvet during the spring and summer months?  Just the word “velvet” makes me feel warm… why would I want to … Continue reading

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Runway Translation: Fluorescent Frocks

runway photos: style.com Simone Rocha, Nanette Lepore & Versace were just a few of the designers who showed bold pops of neon and fluorescent hues on the runways this spring.  This trend is a bit tricky because it’s easy to … Continue reading

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