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The Bell Bottom Bell Curve: From Underwhelming to Overboard

Do you dare to flare? These days to have flair you must wear flare. You can pare down if you’re scared. But I know you love the glare, so you must not spare. Go ahead and declare your terre on Vanity Fair. But beware, you will despair when your garish flare’s ensnared in a nightmare. I will … Continue reading “The Bell Bottom Bell Curve: From Underwhelming to Overboard”

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Top 5 Umbrellas: When It Rains, It Pours

I’ve lived in LA for most of my life; no one here owns umbrellas, but it’s El Nino this year so you’d better gear up. As for the rest of the world, you know the drill!

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Donna Karan New York Winged Jersey Bodysuit

Donna Karan New York Winged Jersey Bodysuit: Wonder Woman

This is Donna at her best. She started off with the bodysuit that changed everything, so it’s appropriate to see her updating the style years later. I loved the look so much I wore one almost everyday, but this is taking it to a new level!

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Top 5 Fur Collars

Top 5 Fur Collars: Just a Little Something

While it may be unseasonably warm at the moment, that can change overnight and when it inevitably does, you’ll want a little something to keep you warm. A full-on fur coat would be too much right now, but a removable fur collar? It’s just what your fall jacket needs!

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Shorts and Tights: Snob or Slob?

Shorts can be summers best friend or your worst enemy. But what about in winter? Do you dare to throw on a pair of tights and brave the elements in the name of half-pants? You decide.

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Top 5 Fall Furs

Top 5 Fall Furs: The Warm-Up

It’s finally the time of year when I can pull out my furs and luxuriate in pure decadence! Try as I might to incorporate a little into my spring and summer wardrobe, it’s just not the same. Fur is tricky and can go wrong so easily (and when it does, it’s such a waste of precious material).

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Snob or Slob: Taylor Swift’s Shirt Dress Ensemble

Now I love a good shirt dress, especially this time of year. They are comfortable, versatile, and look great with flats or heels which is a plus when the weather starts to turn. However, there’s something about this particular dress that’s a bit too man-ish? I get that’s the idea of the look, but this one is a bit too bulky.

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Top 5 Statement Coats

Top 5 Statement Coats: Bundle Up!

Covering up for fall and winter tends to annoy the fashion crowd. Who wants to conceal a great outfit? The secret is to make your coat the main event, and with outerwear printed and paneled like this, you should have no trouble doing just that. Each coat strikes the balance between sophistication and daily wearability. Which one will you be cozying up in this season?

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Best Dressed at the Emmys

Best Dressed at the 2013 Emmys: Award-Worthy Style

Julie Bowen really wowed with this sweeping Zac Pozen. The over-the-top look is not what we expect from her which makes it that much more exciting. Plus she looked like she was having fun with it which always makes it look more grand.

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