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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Kate Middleton’s Dress By Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

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The dress was revealed and indeed it was worth the wait…Kate wore the dress..the dress did not wear her.  It will be the dress copied around the world…elegant and regal.  And all this was created with perfection by OUR designer of the month…Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen!  To me, it was the perfect blend of modern with tradition.  I loved …

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Wedding Shoe Trends: What Shoes will Kate Wear?

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We’re all excited to see the dress Kate Middleton will be wearing at the Royal Wedding, especially since the London Sunday Times broke the rumor that the designer could be Sarah Burton from the house of Alexander McQueen!  My guess is that she will stick to another British designer for her shoes, possibly Jimmy Choo.   However, Kate’s style is rather …

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In or Out: Nude Shoes

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Celebrities in the nude…pair of shoes that is. It seems that everywhere you look this spring there are nude pumps! Of course, they are practical and help elongate the legs in a dress. I personally love the platform neutral heel, because of the way it looks with jeans and dresses. It can be paired with the wide leg jeans and …

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Lindsay Lohan On Jay Leno: Admits Mistakes

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Actress Lindsay Lohan appeared on Jay Leno last night and told him that she’s “a fighter” and needs to work to gain her respect back.  Good Friday was not so good for her as she was sentenced to 120 days for violating parole after she allegedly stole a necklace from a jewelry store.  I’ve said it over and over again…everyone …

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Denim Trends for Spring/Summer 2011

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Color is certainly everywhere on the fashion runways for spring. And, denim is no exception. White is the big news, but certainly colors are also available. Just a note of caution when it comes to wearing white. If you’re bigger on the bottom, like Kim Khardashian or Jennifer Lopez, skip the color or wear a print tunic to move the eye …

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Kate Middleton and the Dukan Diet: How Thin Is Too Thin!

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The slender bride-to-be Kate Middleton at 5’10″ and 120 lbs is said to be relying on the Dukan Diet and exercise in preparation for her royal wedding.  Rumor has it that she’s lost enough weight that she had to size down her engagement ring.  The Dukan Diet is known as the French version of the Atkins Diet which consists of high …

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The Best of Spring & Summer Wedge Sandals

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For when the weather in Chicago finally warms up, make sure to have a pair of wedges ready. Wedge sandals are the hottest shoe of the season, and you know what that means – there is an overload of wedges to choose from! Instead of buying multiple pairs to match with all the colorful summer prints,  splurge on a single …

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In or Out: Rain Boots?

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The rainy, sleety weather of April has been hard to handle, especially in a practical fashionable way. Rain boots have had a strong prevalence on the streets, and for good reasons. I do have to say though that I am sick of rain boots being worn for a mere fashion statement. Wellies have been around for years, even royalty such …

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The Ultimate Count Down

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April 29th is quickly approaching as we have anxiously awaited to see Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot.  It is expected to be one of the biggest events in history as well as one of the most viewed in the world by spectators as reporters and camera crews will be standing by.  Although it is still unknown as to whether …

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