Christmas Fashion 2012: Big Glamour on A Small Budget

The holiday season is here, and along with all the gifts, cards, parties, and festivities, there’s also the pressure to look good at every turn. If your “to-do” list is longer than your “have time or money for” list when it comes to your Christmas fashion wardrobe, here are 5 fun, easy ideas to look…

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Italian Fashion Secrets

Italian fashion has been popular for a 1,000 years, and continues to rank among the world’s finest. While French fashion dominated from the 1670’s to the 1970’s, Italian fashion set the standard for dressing well and creating “la bella figura” – a good impression – back in the 11th century. Here’s how fashion spawned the…

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How to Read a Fashion Magazine

When I recently advised a client to study a few fashion magazines to glean some ideas for the upcoming season, she flatly refused. “I HATE those things!” she told me vehemently. “Skinny girls, expensive clothes – what does that have to do with my life? Nothing!” Since this isn’t the first time I’ve heard this…

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10 Secrets of Fashion Stylists

While fashion stylists used to be behind-the-scenes, many have stepped into the spotlight in recent years because of all the amazing looks they create for their clients.  From fashion shoots to red carpet appearances, on-air interviews to social events, fashion stylists have become the “it” accessory among the fashion and power elite.  But you don’t…

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5 Things Blockbuster Movies Can Teach You About Business Attire

Blockbuster movies. Hollywood makes 90% of its income during the summer months and holiday season by releasing big, expensive movies that cater to the widest audience.  They learned long ago they could pack  theaters IF they delivered exciting stories the whole family could enjoy. As crazy as it sounds, blockbuster movies are a lot like business attire.…

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