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Vogue Cover: BFFs Karlie Kloss & Taylor Swift

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Blonde besties Karlie Kloss and Taylor Swift team up for the latest issue of Vogue to be on newsstands tomorrow, February 18.  Sporting floral skirts and crop tops, the two pose for the ideal best friend photoshoot and even take a few of their own “selfies.”  The shoot takes place in a bohemian, 70′s glam setting.  Supermodel Karlie Kloss explains …

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Man-Up Monday: Jason Brown Goes Gold

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Highland Park’s Jason Brown took home the gold from Sunday’s Senior National Men’s Figure Skating Championship.  He is the youngest man to ever win this title, and is also the youngest US men’s olympic singles skater since 1976.  While Brown took the title, Adam Rippon received silver and Josh Farris received bronze, completing the US Men’s Championship roster.  In an …

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“It Girl” Hair: The Wavy Bob Cut

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Celebrities, fashion gurus and even a majority of the mainstream population have been trading their beloved long locks for 2015′s “It” hairstyle: The wavy bob cut.  Often seen with a cascading ombre color, a short wavy bob is a great way to accentuate your jaw-line and frame your face.  Accessorize your adorable new do with sparkly pins and headbands.  A …

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2015′s “It” Bag: And the Nominees Are…

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If you follow the word’s ever-so brilliant and reigning fashion magazine Vogue, then you must be familiar with the current election of 2015′s “It” bag.  There are ten “candidates” open for your vote starting January 27th.  Past winners include the Hermes Kelly bag and the Chanel 2.55 bag.  We can’t wait to see which of these must-haves makes it into …

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Uniqlo: On it’s Way to Chicago

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The Japanese-based retailer Uniqlo will be opening it’s first midwest store on the Magnificent Mile. The casual men’s and women’s clothing brand will open it’s Chicago location this upcoming fall.  The brand sells casual and upscale denim, t-shirts and specializes in outerwear.  Uniqlo was founded in Hiroshima in 1984 and was previously named Unique Clothing Warehouse.  We can’t wait to …

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Lilly Pulitzer Coming to Target

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April 19th will be a bright, floral, sunny day in Target stores and on the Target website.  Lilly Pulitzer’s collaboration collection will debut it’s 250 pieces to be sold in stores and online.  The collection will include women/girl’s clothing, accessories, outdoor entertaining, home decor and beauty essentials.  Lilly’s classic, bright prints can be found in all of the pieces to …

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In His Calvins: Justin Bieber for Calvin Klein

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There’s a new bad boy replacing Mark Wahlberg in Calvin Klein’s new ads.  The 20 year old heartthrob tells all that he ate junk food in order to bulk up for the photoshoot. The ads feature Justin in white boxer briefs and baring his washboard abs. He stands next to model Lara Stone and shows off his sleeve of tattoos. …

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Man-Up Monday: New Soles

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Every man, whether they keep up with current trends or not, can agree that they have at least the three main types of men’s shoes in their wardrobe; a dress shoe, a sneaker and some type of boot.  What about all of the vast and unique styles in between? It has come to the attention of designers and retailers everywhere …

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Celebrity Style: Stay Chic Despite the Cold

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Ever wonder how Taylor Swift can look so graceful strutting down the streets of New York while the temperatures continue to drop?  Well, we’ve gathered a few of her, along with a couple others’ best looks from the chilly winter so far, in hopes that you can gain inspiration and catch a few tips.  From stiletto thigh-high boots to structured …

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2014′s Most Fashionable Instagrams

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From celebrities posting their backstage moments at award shows to our favorite bloggers doing what they do best, we have swooned over every fashionable image on our Instagram feeds.  Getting a glimpse into the exclusive parties and lives of these stylish celebrities kept us coming back for more, and we have to admit, they have built an empire of followers …

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