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How to Buy a Suit: The Basic Details that Make a Suit

Most men are perplexed by the ordeal of buying a suit. What looks good? What is appropriate? How formal should it be? What’s a vent? If my husband is any indication, these quandaries paralyze the process to the point they that make most men avoid it all together.

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Michael Kors Fall 2013 Collection: Only the Strong Survive

Electrifying colors shocked and awed my senses in Michael Kors’ undeniably urban Fall collection. Black (the city girl’s perennially chic uniform) and blue were the main players here with dashes of yellow and orange to excite. They weren’t exactly neon – more saturated and substantial. Playing off this vibrancy were techno details in the leathers, … Continue reading “Michael Kors Fall 2013 Collection: Only the Strong Survive”

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DKNY Fall 2013 Collection: Juxta-Posed

DKNY’s Fall collection, named “Juxta-Posed” by Donna, was chock full of wearable looks with definite edge – for the rock and roll New Yorker. Bulky coats (truly an essential for NYC natives who have to brave these cold and windy streets) and quilted bombers dominated.

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The 5 Essential Coats: For Every Season and Reason

If you’re a one coat kind of girl, stick to the essential coat but for a complete wardrobe, you’ll need one of each of these. I’m obligated to show you over the top options but stick to these categories and you will find that you are set up for any event or weather that comes … Continue reading “The 5 Essential Coats: For Every Season and Reason”

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Michael Kors Resort 2013 Collection: She Sells Chic Down by the Seashore

The unstoppable Michael Kors and the season known as Resort go hand-in-hand. If you think about it, whether he’s doing safari-chic or pumped-up minimalist, Kors’ vibe is always a little cruise-inspired. That’s why, when other designers might falter, his collections always seems to be a homerun, packed with pieces to make you say, “Fall who?” … Continue reading “Michael Kors Resort 2013 Collection: She Sells Chic Down by the Seashore”

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MR PORTER’s Suits & Style Collaboration: A Day in the Office

They often say that suits are like the lingerie equivalent for women. I’d be willing to concur, as there’s nothing more attractive (cue the list of dapper synonyms) than a man in a tailored suit. Appropriately, MR PORTER, one of my guilty pleasures, is partnering up with USA Network’s ‘Suits,’ a show focusing on a … Continue reading “MR PORTER’s Suits & Style Collaboration: A Day in the Office”

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Menswear at LFW: Carry Right On, Lads

If there was ever a magical land to find both men and the clothes they wear, it’s London. Home of both innovative fashion and Savile Row, London is a provider of enchantment and beauty. Here’s a brief roundup of my favorites: J.W. Anderson: I got excited for this collection when I saw his women’s collection … Continue reading “Menswear at LFW: Carry Right On, Lads”

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Menswear at F/W ’12 NYFW: Magic in Manhattan

This fall, menswear has moved in a new direction, entirely. Albeit, it’s sexy, chic, and dark. I like it, and New York has done a fantastic job showing this. These are my highlights for it: It started with Yigal Azrouël, a man who possesses a personality so charming, it matches the clothes in the beauty … Continue reading “Menswear at F/W ’12 NYFW: Magic in Manhattan”

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Top 5 Kooky Cocktails: Come Into Play

Let’s have some fun this spring! Clothes shouldn’t be so no-nonsense, even when it comes to a special investment buy. As much as I love neutrals, I’m getting charmed by funky patchwork, wacky lettering, and crazy print-and-color combinations. Show that you don’t take yourself too seriously with a curious statement piece that can have a … Continue reading “Top 5 Kooky Cocktails: Come Into Play”

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