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New York Fashion Week: Designer’s Spring 2015 Sketches

New York Fashion Week (Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week) kicks off Sept.4 and runs through Sept. 11. The upcoming shows will send  collections for Summer and Spring 2015 down the New York runways. It’s always fun to see a preview of what our favorite designers will show this season on the runway. Here’s some sketches and inspirations […]

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Poppy Delevingne Curates Piperlime Style Picks for Fall

Model Poppy Delevingne is one of Piperlime’s fashion influencers. Today Piperlime has launched the British model’s style picks for Fall. Hint: there’s a lot of MILLY by Michelle Smith on her list, which we love.  So what are Poppy’s style essentials? “Beautiful minimal coats that you can just fling over anything, leather pants & jackets, […]

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Barbie Heads to New York Fashion Week, Forever21 & more

Mattel’s Barbie doll is headed to fashion week with a whole new wardrobe.  Last week the blond doll showed up on Instagram with a @BarbieStyle account and a whole new wardrobe. The new looks will be shown at  NYFW in the Barbie Fashion Lounge.  Barbie’s new wardrobe is designed by top designers including Cynthia Vincent, […]

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Restaurant & Drink Deals at New York Fashion Week

For fashionistas and press traveling to New York Fashion Week this September, there are some great deals on food and cocktails around the city of New York. Although Fashion Week has never been known as a foodie fest (dieting is a fashion week tradition),  there are some amazing deals coming up during the week of […]

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Dell sponsors 13 year old designer Isabella Rose Taylor at NYFW

Some designers wait years to be able to show at New York Fashion Week.  But not Isabella Rose Taylor, a 13 year old  artist and fashion designer from Austin, Texas.  The teenager will debut her Spring 2015 collection for juniors clothing line ISABELLA ROSE TAYLOR at New York Fashion week on Sept. 9.  At age […]

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Labor Day Sales 2014: The Recessionista’s Pick List

There’s a lot of sales going on this weekend, but some of them are just marketing hype.  Don’t be deceived by faux savings.  If you’re looking at the Labor Day sales, you should look for at least a 30% reduction in price to be a good deal.  In the past, surveys have shown that there […]

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JustFab’s Fall Fashion Preview: Fabulous & Affordable

Last week I attended online fashion website Just Fab’s Fall Fashion preview.  Just Fab offers some great fall fashion finds, most of them for under $50.00.  Since the website launched, the brand has also expanded to include a brick and mortar store in Glendale, California.  Just Fab’s line-up of fall fashion trends is hard to […]

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Emmy’s Best Dressed: Julie Roberts in Elie Saab

How great did Julia Roberts look on the Emmys Red Carpet tonight? Ms. Roberts looked playful, yet elegant in a dress from Elie Saab’s  Fall 2014 couture collection.    She may have been wearing the only short dress at the Emmy’s, at least the only one I saw.    Look for affordable pelum dresses with sparkle […]

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Juicy Couture Headed to Kohl’s for Fall 2014

Juicy Couture, once the hot fashion label of the ’90s founded by  Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor is switching gears to mass retail via Kohl’s.  It was reported back in 2013 by the Business of Fashion that Juicy Couture had been sold once and then sold again, finally finding a soft landing at Kohl’s. “Fifth […]

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Solange Rocks H&M at the Video Music Awards

Solange rocked the red carpet last night at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum in Inglewood in Los Angeles last night.  Beyonce’s kid sister looked classic in an H&M Studio Collection tuxedo jacket and tuxedo pants at the VMA’s. Beyonce has fronted campaigns for H&M in the past, but this is the first time […]

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