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Nordstrom Launches Exclusive ‘Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28′ Collection

This is big–tomorrow, Feb. 8, 2016, Nordstrom launches an exclusive collection with one of fashion’s “It” girls Olivia Palermo.   According to Nordstrom, “the  ‘Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28′ collection features 32 styles of separates with roots in American sportswear staples, and dresses with a polished and feminine appeal. The collection looks as elegant and sleek as […]

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Rent the Runway Valentines Day Deal: Up to $50 Off Gowns

Rent the Runway is having a special on pretty  red and pink fashions for  Valentines Day.  You can save up to 50% off gowns with delivery guaranteed for Valentines when ordered between Feb 8th and 13th.  If you have a lot of special occasions coming you  can rent 3 for 1 Valentine’s Day weekend! Use […]

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Alexa Chung to Collaborate with M&S (Marks and Spencer)

Marks and Spencer has announced a new fashion collaboration with super model Alexa Chung called  “Archives by Alexa.”  The fashion collaboration will be  curated Alexa Chung and the M&S design team. The collection sounds a bit like Marks & Sparks greatest hits featuring 31 pieces from the Marks and Spencer company archive that will be […]

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Uniqlo x Carine Roitfeld Spring 2016 Arrives Online Feb 10

Paris Vogue Editor  Carine Roitfeld is about to return to Uniqlo with a 94 piece fashion collection for Spring/Summer 2016.    Last season’s collection sold briskly, with many of the coats and jackets selling out on day one of the  Uniqlo x Carine Roitfeld launch.  Our spies tell us the Uniqlo x Carine Roitfeld collection will […]

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Review: Who What Wear Collaboration at Target

The Who What Wear fashion collaboration  arrived at Target stores today and with very low expectations, I went to my local store to check it out. Overall, the Who What Wear  collection at Target runs the gamut.  There’s good, bad and just plain fugly here.  Overall there are more misses than hits. However, there are […]

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Who What Wear collection coming to Target Jan 31, 2016

Target’s collaboration with Fashion website Who What Wear is due in at stores and online tomorrow, Jan. 31, 2016. I’m waiting to see the collection on the racks to access it’s quality first hand. As all my readers (and Target shoppers know) the quality of Target’s fashion collaborations has been uneven. Depending on the off-shore […]

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Zoolander Returns & Gets Feb VOGUE Cover!

Derek Zoolander is back with Zoolander 2 and a VOGUE cover! The superstar model played by Ben Stiller heading to Theaters on February 12 with his ridiculously good looking features and his famous Blue Steel look. But wait there’s more…..Derek Zoolander is taking over VOGUE with a cover story shared with Zoolander 2 co-star Penelope […]

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Review: Ines de la Fressange Spring/Summer 2016 UNIQLO

The new  Ines de la Fressange Spring/Summer fashion collection for  2016 is just in at UNIQLO stores and online.  There’s nothing to edgy or iconoclastic here–just great looking basics modeled around three themes the former Chanel model, Madame de la Fressange, adores. The collection consists of safari, sports and navy uniform themes. The collection’s linen […]

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Love UGGS? Enter to win a glittery pair of UGG Boots

Who doesn’t love UGG boots? They are so comfortable. Now you can take a chance at winning these glittering UGG boots in a special contest. UGG will also award a $500 gift card to the second place winner and a $250 gift card to the third place winner. Here’s how to get in on this: […]

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Bryce Dallas Howard Wows in Balmain at Critics Choice Awards

Actress Bryce Dallas Howard is getting a new kind of attention on the Red Carpet as she continues to show up looking fabulous in her size 6  fashion choices which she purchases herself.  That’s right, Bryce revealed at the recent Golden Globe awards that she dresses herself and buys off the rack for her red […]

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