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Warning, I Will Wear Purple

Posted by kristin On September - 30 - 2009

My grandmother used to have this poster hanging on the wall with the WARNING poem, many people know of it as the purple poem or When I Am an Old Woman. The poem goes by many other names but it’s a sweet look at aging and sort of plays with the old adage that my grandma held onto, that only old women wear purple. Maybe it’s because I just hit a milestone birthday or maybe it’s because purple is really a great color on almost everyone, but I’ve found my closet has gradually... more

Sequins Sequins Everywhere

Posted by kristin On September - 30 - 2009

Heidi Klum It seems like the latest fashion statement to really take hold is the sequined look. It’s being seen everywhere on basically everyone in a huge variety of ways. Heidi Klum above looks great in her sequined top but that’s not the only way to wear sequins this season. Letoya Luckett Letoya Luckett is sporting a sequined mini dress with some fringe, another huge trend this season. But this look is rather hard to pull off for the average person and even on a celebrity, like Letoya... more

7 Celebrity Cell Phone Snafus

Posted by jill On September - 25 - 2009

We’ve all had our little cell phone snafus – from the ever popular dropping in the toilet to drunk dialing to accidental voice mails when you thought you had hung up. Cell phones are with us everywhere we go. Add a dash of celebrity and our favorite cell phone snafus make the news. Lohan Loses It over Lost Phone After leaving her cell phone in a New York deli last month, Lindsay Lohan called all hands on deck, even the NYPD, to help her obtain it again. After reviewing the security tapes, the... more

3 Jeans Trends for Fall 2009

Posted by kristin On September - 25 - 2009

Katie Holmes Boyfriend Jeans Summer 2009 is officially over meaning it’s time to put away the shorts and pull out your jeans for another season. This season the jean is less of a staple and more of a statement so make sure you’re saying the right things. Boyfriend Jeans Still riding the wave of popularity the boyfriend jean is one of the most popular trends around. Katie Holmes is sort of credited with bringing the style into the forefront but don’t be misled, there’s no... more

Handbags for Fall 2009

Posted by kristin On September - 23 - 2009

Yellow Handbags Fall 2009 is here and it’s time to swap out that summer handbag for this season’s latest trends. The runways of Bryant Park Fashion Week were a testament to the economic crisis with a stronger emphasis on simple fabrics, clean designs and happy colors. So what will handbags trend towards in the fall of 2009? They will the place where your stylish nature can burst forth. Look for bright colors, the saturated yellow handbag, deep turquoise, and fuschia colors are still hot... more

Looking Naked and Wilde at the Emmys

Posted by kristin On September - 22 - 2009

Olivia Wilde Emmy Awards 2009 Olivia Wilde, one of the newer regulars on the series House, looked stunning in a Marchesa dress. Her peek-a-boo shear embellished dress was a complete hit to everyone who saw her coming. Her incredible look proves that skin (or the illusion of it) is in! Olivia Wilde Emmy Awards 2009 But for those who saw her going the Marchesa dress may have raised a few eyebrows and shook a couple of heads. The beautiful illusion of layers of silver touched lace fabric gracefully... more

Leather Fashions for 2010

Posted by kristin On September - 17 - 2009

Angelina Jolie Leather Pants The newest luxury fabric is the old favorite, leather. Before you think you’ve got that fashion trend covered with your leather boots and leather jacket think again. Leather is going to be hot, hot, hot in ways you never thought you’d wear. That’s right, leather pants aren’t just for rock stars anymore. Leather Tuscadero The winter of 2009/2010 will usher in lots of leather looks in ways the average person never thought they’d embrace before.... more

Fashion Week is Comfy: The Sweatshirt is Back

Posted by kristin On September - 16 - 2009

Fashion Week 2009 Fashion week is in full force and this year’s response to the economic recession is something akin to comfort food – but clothing. The beginning of the recession ushered in edgy looks like leather jackets and gladiator shoes  that were harsh and showed a certain fighting style, then the 80’s started to creep in with shoulder pads as though designers were looking for something familiar and now it’s all about comfort and sweatshirts. Flashdance Seriously,... more

The New Must-Have Accessory

Posted by kristin On September - 15 - 2009

Kim Kardashian The newest must have accessory started to make an appearance before summer but seemed to fade as the weather got warmer, now that the temperature is dropping the huge necklace is back in style and this time with a vengeance.    If you want to look cutting edge this fall run, don’t walk, to your local department store, costume jewelry store, or shop online wherever you buy your trendiest jewelry and buy a huge necklace to accessories your look. It really doesn’t matter... more

Kanye Should have Let Taylor Shine

Posted by kristin On September - 14 - 2009

Taylor Swift VMA The MTV Video Music Awards of 2009 will go down as the one ruined by Kanye West, and for once this star’s overblown ego wasn’t the problem, his mouth was. Kanye West interrupted the acceptance speech of country sweetheart Taylor Swift after she was awarded Best Female Video; apparently Kanye West believed that the award should have gone to Beyonce. While Kanye West looked like a complete buffoon, no matter what he wore, the young Taylor Swift looked stunning (and stunned)... more