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H&M Announces Retrospective Book on their Designer Collabs

H&M has announced a new book available in select stores on November 6th to coincide with their Alexander Wang x H&M launch.   Entitled, The First Ten Years, this one-hundred and forty page collector’s edition will feature the designs and imagery from Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Viktor & Rolf, Roberto Cavalli, Commes des Garcons, Matthew Williamson, Jimmy Choo, […]

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Fashion and Jewelry to Support Breast Cancer Research

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.   In case you forgot , it’s time to schedule your Mammogram and get checked.  If Breast Cancer is detected early, the survival rate with treatment is a very high 98%.  So please take the time to schedule your exam.  I am doing this myself this […]

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QVC Designer Shoe Sale Benefits Breast Cancer Research

The QVC “FFANY Shoe  Sale”  is now on via QVC TV and the QVC  website.  The sale will includes many great designer shoes at discounted prices. The purpose of the QVC sale is to raise funds in the the fight against breast cancer.  In addition to offering great deals, the QVC presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” event benefits breast […]

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Halle Berry Brings ‘Scandale Paris’ Lingerie to Target

Next week the 80 year old lingerie line ‘Scandale Paris’ will find a new home at select Target stores and on Target.com.  Today in New York, Halle Berry announced that the famous  ‘Scandale Paris’ brand will launch a lower priced version on Oct. 27th at Target stores.  Ms. Berry showed an Illusion Demi bra in […]

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H&M Previews Bizarrely Sporty Alexander Wang Collab

H&M and designer Alexander Wang previewed their new collaboration on runway at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory in New York City.  The entire show was livestreamed on HM.com and you can watch the replay on  of the Alexander Wang X H&M show at your leisure via the web.  I watched the show from Los Angeles […]

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Product Review: LEVI’S dENiZEN Jeans at Target

For the last two months, I’ve been on the road traveling.  From New York City, to Las Vegas, to Los Angeles to Monterey, there’s been one staple in my wardrobe: Levi’s dENiZEN Jeans.   I purchased these jeans at my local Target for under $30.00.  Best of all, a few months ago, I bought a pair […]

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Experience Kohl’s YES2YOU Rewards & enter to win a $250.00 Giftcard!

Shopping at Kohl’s just got a little bit sweeter with Kohl’s Yes2You Rewards program.  Kohl’s has announced the shopping equivalent of  a Kohl’s frequent flyer program.  If you sign up for the program, then you will earn points every time you shop at Kohl’s. With the holidays coming in just a few short months, this […]

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Vente-Privee Offers Deals on Luxury Brands

Long before there was Gilt Groupe or ideeli, there was French e-commerce designer flash sales website vente-privee. vente-privee translates as private sale in French.   vente-privee started in France in 2001 offering European consumers a way to buy top designers at affordable prices. In 2011, vente-privee opened its website to customers in the United States.   […]

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Product Review: Love + Grace Loungewear Made in USA

It’s always great to learn about new fashion labels with products made in America by American workers that deliver quality for price.  Love +Grace is a California brand founded in 2013 that makes luxury loungewear that is uber comfortable.  The brand recently sent me a piece for evaluation. I’ve been test driving the one of […]

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UNIQLO Brings Back the Jil Saunder +J Collection

Here’s some great budget fashion  new for fall:  UNIQLO is bringing back  a  ‘Best of the +J collection’  on Oct. 3 in Philadelphia and at other locations and online on Oct. 10.   The relaunch of the popular  +J pieces is in “response to overwhelming customer demand.” The collection will range in price from $39.90 – […]

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