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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Book of the Month:100 Unforgettable Dresses by Hal Rubenstein

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With the New Year upon us what better time to make a resolution to check out a great book for all fashionistas!  Get your fashion fix here and enjoy these amazing images and exciting prose written by InStyle’s  fashion director, Hal Rubenstein.  The facts are fascinating and the gossip is juicy…this beautiful book adds a touch of fabulous to my …

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Chicago Street Style: Knit Hats

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Growing up we’re told that we lose most of our body heat from our heads. So why not stay warm this winter with cozy knit hats and headbands. Available in a wide range of colors, textures and prices, a knit accessory is sure to not only make a fashionable statement but also to keep you warm.

Shoes to Die For: New Year’s Heel-less Heels!

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Introducing the heel-less heel! What better way to start out the new year than with some ultra-modern  platforms? Heel or no heel, you’ll be looking absolutely fabulous at any New Year’s celebration in a pair of these – plus they are sure to draw a handful of admirers!  Jeffery Campbell’s Rock-Star Sandal is a bit pricey, but totally worth it.  We …

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In or Out: Statement Nails

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We all know people like to play it safe in the wintertime, but no one should ever have “play it safe” nails. Statement nails are the perfect way increase individual style and add a little spice to any outfit . What do you think, In or Out?     Posted by: Devin Cave

Man-Up Monday: NYE w/ GQ

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With the new year fastly approaching I’m sure you’re all wondering what will be “suitable” for you to wear when the clock strikes midnight. Well GQ has definitely got you covered, literally! The best way to ring in the new year is with a classic tuxedo jacket. This classic look will have you look like a mix between Clark Gable with …

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Louis Vuitton Sues The Hangover 2

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Louis Vuitton is suing Warner Brothers, because the movie, The Hangover 2, used knock off luggage. Supposedly, Warner Brothers never got the rights to use Louis Vuitton brand items in the movie. Louis Vuitton is suing the company for damages and so the movie won’t be further released with the Louis Vuitton scene in it. Personally, I can see where the …

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Chicago Street Style: Looking Chic in Leopard

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Like any other trend, animal prints can either be very right or very wrong. While some women look sophisticated and very stylish, others can look overwhelmed in the look. The key to making this trend work is scale– try it in an accessory such as a fabulous shoe or gorgeous handbag. With just a dose of leopard print in your …

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Vera Wang: More Than Bridal

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Vera Wang has been known for her craft in designing the most beautiful bridal-wear.  Well everyone should be aware that she is creating a strong presence outside of the bridal-wear category by expanding more into ready to wear.   Her Simply Vera line has been sold in Kohls for some time now, and features apparel, accessories and home decor.  She …

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