Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bag Lady

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Epilogue: In honor of the upcoming release of coffee table book extraordinaire, Fendi Baguette, I am resurrecting this post. My style mentor Katie was the first to acquire one of these babies right after Carrie Bradshaw immortalized it into fashion history. Black beading with a royal blue satin lining, it was spectacular. In the following… [Cont.]

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One of the most popular items for warm weather months can also be among the more difficult styles to pull off. Colored denim re-emerges every Spring as a welcome change, but one with a condition: with very few exceptions, the fit of colored denim is cigarette (aka toothpick) or skinny. Many pear-shaped women who aren’t… [Cont.]

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A Perfect Pair II

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Finding just the right shoes for this season of dress-up (weddings, parties, vacations) is no easy task. Ideally, you should have one pair that go with everything, and in a perfect world, it would be these babies. But a more reasonable and wearable option are Anthropologie’s speckled gold kitten heels (which also look adorable with one of… [Cont.]

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Every time award and event season rolls around, there is invariably a lot of chatter about the (more unconventional) choices some celebrities make. In the last decade, Cate Blanchett’s spectacular Givenchy and Gwyneth Paltrow’s questionable McQueen Oscar dresses qualify as big-time head scratchers. More recently, the annual Met’s Costume Institute gala seemed to serve as… [Cont.]

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The Wonderful Wedge

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One item I am always on the lookout for? Nude patent leather wedges. More versatile, comfortable and practical than the high heel, these shoes are especially important as we approach dress season. Simply, these shoes work with everything; the nude color maintains the neutrality, while the patent provides the attitude. Remember that if you’re attending a… [Cont.]

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Clutch Time II

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I love clutches. Heading into wedding season, it’s as important a piece as any to have at the ready. The gold clutch pictured is the perfect accompaniment to any Spring/Summer frock, whether the celebration is beach chic or farm formal. Vintage is best, and to that end, the biggest selection can be found here. 

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