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White Lace and Promises

White Lace and Promises

Fashion Essentials – White Lace Summer Dress Feminine and lovely, lace dresses are a must have in your wardrobe this summer. With fashion icons like Kate Hudson and Britney Spears already adopting this trend, there is nothing that says summer like a white lace dress. Whether it s flirty date night or a casual shopping…

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Prettie Retro

Prettie Retro

Fashion Essentials – A Printed Vintage Dress If you come across any even where you need to dress up this spring, make sure you have a classic vintage dress in your wardrobe. Dresses are always in fashion, but fashion trends for 2014 have brought vintage dresses back. Generally, dresses are one of the most loved outfits…

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Break In Your Heels

Break In Your Heels

Prettie Steps – Your Simple  Solution To The New Shoes Conundrum  A fantastic pair of heels is a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe. But, one common problem experienced with new pair of high heels is blisters that may leave you unable to walk which could end your night early, or ruin your day. Forced to…

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Style Proportion Formula

Style Proportion Formula

The most important rule of dressing is balance. No one looks good swallowed by fabric or vice gripped by a body con dress barely breathable. So proportion formula is a simple rule of opposites. If you’re wearing a flowing blouse, skip the boyfriend jeans and pair it with a fitted above the knee skirt. Alternately,…

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All Suited Up

All Suited Up

The Lady Tuxedo It has been almost 50 years since the introduction of Yves Saint Laurent”s Le Smoking Jacket and 85 years since iconic actress and singer Marlene Dietrich wore a dinner jacket and dress shirt as she entertained in the movie Morocco, yet even now a tuxedo worn by a woman can cause a…

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Golden Life

Golden Life

Epic Gold Trend This is a huge trend. Gold is a striking and shimmering metal. Hammered to perfection, no doubt gold is a standard treatment on impact jewelry , accessories and shoes.  This Tom Ford fringe wedge is a golden work of art. Catch gold fever and add this shining trend to your spring and summer…

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Designers Running With Scissors

Designers Running With Scissors

  Cutting Up for Spring With exposed panels at the chest, waist, and everywhere else it’s clear that perforated and laser cut fabrics are having a moment this spring. You can look stylish and fashion forward by adding this trend to your spring wardrobe. There are three aspects to consider when purchasing a perforated or…

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The Animal in the Closet

The Animal in the Closet

One trend that will never go out of fashion is the animal print. Christian Dior introduced this print on the run way in 1947 and since then the jungle inspired print has became an essential for every woman’s closet. Owning an animal printed garment can make a boring trip to the grocery store a safari…

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Peacoats for Everybody

Peacoats for Everybody

Coats, jackets and blazers are all fashion staples for the winter season. Matter of fact, a basic trench is a fashion must have for everyone. Coats are designed to gorgeously sculpt the body by emphasizing the waist line and the feminine form of the body. At the same time you want to make sure your…

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Hot Baroque

Hot Baroque

As we move into the fall season, we are slowly starting to look into the past for fashion inspiration. A few designers were thinking the same thing but just a little further back, like the 18th century where the baroque style first appeared.  This style is not to be mistaken with your grandmother’s curtains. It…

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