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Target Announces Plus-Size Fashion Line & Closes Canada Stores

Target made headlines last week with two announcements. In consideration of complaints from fashion bloggers about the lack of plus-sizes in Target’s fashion collaborations (Phillip Lim for Target & Altuzzara for Target), Target has announced a new plus-size only line called Ava & Viv. The new line will offer casual fashions in sizes 14W to […]

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Michelle Obama in Michael Kors at State of the Union

If you watched the State of the Union last night, then you know it was a command performance by team Obama. Barack laid smack down on the Senate, and Michelle looked fabulous as usual in a two piece tweed suit with a zip front by Michael Kors.  As a soon a Michelle appeared on TV, […]

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David Beckham & Florrie Fronts Collections Coming to H&M

H&M is partnering with music star Florrie Fronts and soccer legend David Beckham for 2015 fashion collections.  For spring 2015, Beckham will choose his favorite H&M menswear pieces to create Modern Essentials Selected by David Beckham.  Singer Florrie Fronts (Too Young to Remember), will be the star of a boho inspired H&M collection set to hit select […]

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The Recessionista Reviews Ines de la Fressange 2015 UNIQLO

Designer and model, Ines de la Fressange, is back in UNIQLO stores with a new collection that personifies Parisian Chic.  The collection features romantic prints,billowy dresses, outerwear, hats and classic separates designed to be layered.   The collection arrived in select UNIQLO stores  and online on Jan 16 . I had the pleasure of shopping […]

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New! UNIQLO Launches Ines de La Fressange 2015 Spring, Summer Collection

There’s a new Ines de La Fressange for UNIQLO collection coming to UNIQLO stores around the world on  Jan 16,2015. Design Director Naoki Takizawa worked with Ines to merge her passion for the UNIQLO LifeWear concept with her style – inspired by refined feminine beauty and authentic quality. This is the third collaborative collection with […]

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Golden Globes Style 2015

This year’s Golden Globes pageant of fashion wasn’t exactly a color parade. Although Mr. Joe Zee of Yahoo Style had predicted we’d see a lot of yellow, lace and romantic styles, what we actually saw was very different.  This year’s pageant of style was full of shimmering metallics, bright reds, and thigh high slits (too […]

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Target Announces Lilly Pulitzer Collaboration

Target is bringing Lilly Pulitzer’s bright Palm Beach style to their stores this Spring. The limited-edition Lilly Pulitzer for Target  collection will feature 15 exclusive prints, which are original works of art, created by Lilly Pulitzer artists specifically for this collaboration.  With prints only to be found at Target, this collection promises to be different than the discounted Lilly Pulitzer […]

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Trendsetter: Prince George in Cath Kidston drives eBay sales

We all know that Princess Katherine, the Duchess of Cambridge or simply Kate Middleton is a trendsetter, but who knew that her son Prince George is a fashion trendsetter too? According to eBay statistics  published by Women’s Wear Daily, eBay users purchased more than 107,000 Cath Kidston pieces in the past 12 months, making the […]

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Rent the Runway: New Year’s Dress Rentals for $20.15

If you’re looking for a special dress for New Year’s eve, then check out this special from Rent the Runway. You can rent a designer dress for just $20.15!  Read my previous post on Rent the Runway to learn how to best shop this online store–you should order 2 sizes (return the one that the […]

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Celeb Budget Style: Rebel Wilson in ASOS on the Red Carpet

Funny Lady Rebel Wilson showed chic and cheap style flair last week on the red carpet. Ms. Wilson stepped out in a budget priced ASOS dress at the UK premiere of her new movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.   The dress is a chicly styled camisole top with a sparkling skirt.  The […]

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