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Runway Translation: Ralph Lauren Spring 2014

The spring retail season is nearly here.  Wanna know which trend you will NOT be able to escape?  I’ll give you a hint, well two actually: black and white.  Since the beginning of fashion time (post loin cloth era) the black … Continue reading

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Vera Wang Rocks!

Vera Wang is femininity personified… this we know.  But did you also know that her fashion collections, above and beyond the amazing bridal gowns she’s most well-known for, are edgy and sexy and very rock-n-roll?  I’m here to tell you that Vera Wang … Continue reading

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Celine Fall 2013- Runway Translation

“Really elegant but weird; almost nerdy but perverse.” ~ Photographer Juergen Teller describing the Celine Fall Collection My top three looks from the Celine Fall Collection had several key elements in common.  If you’re a fan of the simple, elegant, … Continue reading

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The Black Maxi Dress

This fashion staple will never, ever go out of style.  Seasonless, ageless, and extremely versatile, a black maxi dress should be in your closet or on your list of must-haves.   I recommend a nice modal or cotton jersey knit fabric that will … 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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Denim Shorts With Oxfords

I was trying to think of fun ways to jazz up my vintage (okay, circa 2003) cut-off denim shorts, which I tend to throw on as soon as I roll out of bed.  Enter the metallic oxfords.  I can totally dig this look because it’s comfy … Continue reading

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The Power Suit

runway photos: style.com Hail to the almighty power suit!  Nothing says “Bring me coffee, minion!” like a sleek, monochromatic pant suit.  Command attention this Spring in a navy blue ensemble like… 1. Navy Suit Jacket, $58, wallis.com 2. Navy Slim … Continue reading

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Runway Translation: The Spring Shorts Suit

photo credit: style.com I love the idea of wearing shorts to work!  The Spring runways were filled with models wearing shorts with jackets.  Some designers showed two-piece suits (Tory Burch, Michael Kors), while others paired separates to create more visual … Continue reading

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Spring Translation: The Kimono

 photo credit: style.com Interpreting the runway styles and applying them to one’s real life is what I like to call my ‘style translation’.  This Spring we saw quite a few Japanese-inspired kimono looks on the runways of several fashion designers (Emilio … Continue reading

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