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How To Wear: Bold Print Leggings

Diversify your stems this season. In other words, spice up your closet with bold print leggings and add a boost to your wardrobe. The runway is flooded by a new wave of abstract and classy prints, so take advantage! Why? Bold print leggings allow you to break out of your “boring” box, while still staying […]

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Paris Spring 2013 Runway:Trend Watch

Christian Dior (Above) Vionnet Maison Martin Margiela Isabel Marant We’ve been getting the message loud and clear from the Paris Spring 2013 Runway Shows. Black & White for Spring but there was a bit of relief yesterday. Christian Dior threw in a wide range of yummy sorbet colors and looks becoming  the new trendsetter in […]

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Reed Krakoff Oxford: Airport-Friendly, Walking Shoe

It’s hard, very hard to find a great walking shoe that is also super stylish and makes it’s way through airport security with ease. Reed Krakoff has designed one and it typically sells out as fast as they can produce them. His new, modern laceless oxford with sleek leather sits on a supportive, stacked heel.  […]

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Paris Spring 2013:A Study In Black & White

Forget color for Spring. Black & white is ruling the 2013 Paris Ready-To-Wear (RTW) Runway with Balmain, Balenciaga and Lanvin leading the pack. They marched out everything from a raffia-woven harlequin (Balmain), a Latin twist (Balenciaga) and some cutting-edge sexy from Lanvin with interpretations in singular black, combinations of white & black and a dab […]

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Fall 2013 Pick: Rachel Zoe Hutton

A few weeks back I attended Neiman Marcus Topanga’s Fall Trend Breakfast.  By far, my favorite look of the show was the Rachel Zoe ‘Hutton’ blazer and pants in purple velvet. Well, now that Fall is officially here, I thought these particular pieces were worth highlighting once more.  Not only is the purple the perfect jewel […]

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Dji Dji “Rose Gold” Giveaway

We’re always getting introduced to new designers. This time its two sisters who are not really sisters who love jewelry and created the Italian-inspired Dji Dji  line eight years ago. Their collection caught my attention, as you can see in the picture, because rose gold is the jewelry color of the moment! I love it […]

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Lanvin 10th Anniversary Celebration

This is a gentle reminder. Some collections are a bit more special than others. A decade after taking the helm at Lanvin, Alber Elbaz continues to create timeless pieces that radiate extreme elegance without feeling too formal.   You might just want to shop this glamorous collection before it’s all sold out. From embellished cocktail dresses to embroidered […]

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ESSIE’s Emmy Suite and New Autumn Collection

Last week LA was a whirlwind of activity as everyone geared up for the Emmy’s including getting ready for the “manicam” on the E! Red Carpet. Get it! Essie led the way by inviting beauty bloggers (oh happy day) and celebs to private Essie manicure appointments at the super swank Bungalow 22 at The Beverly […]

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Roberto Cavalli Spring 2013 RTW:The Master of Milan

Milan closed out with Robert Cavalli’s Spring 2013 Collection. If there was any doubt, it was a quintessential array from the master of superb showmanship. Like many a show this week, which was particularly ironic for us, The Blonde & The Brunette, the fashion parade started with blondes in white and graduated to brunettes in […]

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New Season Of Astrid In Wonderland Debuts

The third season of Astrid in Wonderland debuted last week with Astrid, NJ and Kathryn off to see Damone Roberts, the Brow King, at his famed Beverly Hills Salon. We don’t want to give too much away but here’s the link to the “Brow Virgin” video clip. As usual, there is a bit of drama. We […]

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