Monthly Archives: February 2011

Smells Like…

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tuberose

In the vast universe of home fragrance, between all the different brands, there are literally thousands of options encompassing candles, reed diffusers, incense papers, sprays, scented balls, and even the old school potpourri. Here’s a recommendation for one of the best, sexiest candles I’ve found. VOLUSPA embodies the holy trinity of home fragrance: scent, packaging,… [Cont.]

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Best Style Basics

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sarah

In the word of fashion, it’s important to be mindful of the basics of style. When you’re dazzled by incredible fashion, sumptuous prints, feminine detailing, plays in proportion, the mixing, matching and styling of it all, it’s easy to overlook the importance of the basics of style: the black and white, the neutrals, the monochrome,… [Cont.]

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Upcoming…

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tucker pants

Popular for the upcoming season are silk pants in a variety of different prints. Upon first glance, you might find them a bit too much. However, worn in place of a skirt and paired with something basic on top and a neutral wedge, they are just right. If this Spring look appeals to you, look… [Cont.]

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Color Combo

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cargos

Have any dark pink (magenta or raspberry)? Pair it with olive green. A sweater and cargos is a perfect and unexpected combination for winter. Add black booties to accessorize.

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A Taste Of Spring…

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sparkly clutch

In two colors reminiscent of Spring, these clutches are great choices if you’re still looking for that bag with a little something special. On top is Helmut Lang and available here. On bottom is Halston Heritage and available here.

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Red & Blue On The Carpet

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I don’t dedicate any of my posts to celebrity style because celebrities don’t dress themselves for events. However, at one of the many award shows of this season, two actresses (with a liberal interpretation of the word ‘actress’ as it pertains to Jessica Alba) embodied one of my favorite style tips, pairing blue clothing with… [Cont.]

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Scarf Sense

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scarf

I bought the most beautiful Faliero Sarti scarf today and spent a good ten minutes in front of the mirror figuring out how to wear it. Wrapping a scarf can be a daunting undertaking. My best friend and perpetual style pupil (which has much more to do with her humoring me than actually needing any… [Cont.]

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Take A Seat

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big pouf

This is a pouf. It’s sort of an ottoman, sort of a stool and is a great option for additional seating, especially in a room that’s pressed for space. When not in use, put them on either side of a large piece of furniture (sideboard, buffet, bookcase) or flanking the fireplace (as I did in… [Cont.]

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Be Mine

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pink tourmaline beaded necklace, 18k yellow

Screw Hallmark. This Valentine’s Day, surprise your significant other with something truly fabulous. This necklace by local jeweler Carla Morrison consists of a pink tourmaline and chalcedony beaded chain with detachable blue lace agate pendant in 18k yellow gold. It can be worn long as a single strand or doubled up shorter. Carla is known… [Cont.]

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