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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fashion Androgyny on the Rise

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There’s a new face being seen all over the fashion industry that is catching the eyes of many.  Is it a man?  Is it a woman?  Well he’s none other than Andrej Pejic, and he’s taking the industry by storm!  The 20-year-old androgynous male model was born in Bosnia and grew up in Australia.  First seen in Paris fashion shows …

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Designer Affordable Diamonds: Vera Wang

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Since opening a bridal boutique in 1990, Vera Wang’s name has been synonymous with all things wonderful in the world of weddings. Wang’s empire has expanded to include stationary, mattresses, a line for Kohl’s and a bridal collection for David’s bridal. And now Wang is doing it again, collaborating with Zales to design a collection of over 50 engagement rings, …

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Chicago Street Fashion: Faux Fur Vests

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The 70′s inspired faux fur vests are back in style this season and Chicagoans are quick to take notice! Not only have these  vests been seen on various celebrities all over hollywood but they have also been included in red carpets! Personally I think that the 1970′s were a great era for fashion, the wide leg jeans, big bangles and …

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Anna Wintour Repeat Offender

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To celebrate their 90th anniversey, Gucci had a party the other night in Milan where Anna Wintour was seen wearing this Chanel 2010 Fall Couture ensemble, but if I’m not mistaken, she wore the same shift and jacket at the CFDA Fashion Fund Awards last October. Talk about being frugal, I guess Anna is trying to make it more acceptable …

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Shoes to Die For: Glitter Peep Toe Boots

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These are absolutely two of the HOTTEST shoes this season.  Combine glitter and the peep-toe style, and you’ve got a pair that’s to die for!  Check out Miu Miu’s Glitter & Suede Bootie, with pleated suede and their signature curved heel.   Rachel Roy’s “Kassey 3″ are a bargain and a total stunner.  Look at the pyramid rivet embellished heel!  Wear these …

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Sneak Peek at Harajuku Mini!

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A few months ago, we reported that Gwen Stefani would be releasing a children’s line at Target called Harajuku Mini! Well here is the first sneak peek at what is to come! The line, which hits the floor November 13th, will be available in infant sizes, all the way up to pre-teen! Let’s hope they are better equipped for this …

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In or Out: Silver Jewelry

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Gold has been a popular jewelry trend since Spring/Summer 2011, but what happened to silver? It’s almost like it faded out of existence for a season, and is slowly making it’s way back in.  I know I hopped on the gold trend in the summer, but lately I have been buying a lot of silver jewelry. Yesterday, I bought a pair …

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Man-Up Monday: Marc Anthony for Kohl’s

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Though he may not be Mr. Jennifer Lopez anymore, Marc Anthony has been busy with his new line at Kohl’s! His line is for the modern man with many “work” staples making up a good portion of the collection. This line is key if you want to look sharp for work, or if you want to be ready for a …

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Beyonce Launches New Fragrance, “Pulse”

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Wednesday, Beyonce just released her latest perfume, “Pulse”. The fragrance was inspired by Sasha Fierce. Beyonce was quoted saying, ” I wanted to bring something that’s inside every woman to make her feel confident and feel like she can have all of the men,” at the launch of her fragrance in New York City. Pulse is currently out in stores …

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Best Weekly Bargain

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Yes, hats (check out today’s Street Fashion) are a big accessory this fall along with faux or real fur, color and chunky knits. I loved that     H & M combined all these trends together for a great look and great bargain. Faux fur vest, $49.95, chunky sweater, $34.95, floppy hat, $14.95, orange turtleneck, $24.95.