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American Hustle Rustles Up 70s Fashion

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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In the 1970s, I lusted after and couldn’t afford a Diane von Fürstenberg wrap dress. Those unfulfilled fashion yearnings came back in force last week

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Nude for Summer

Friday, June 28th, 2013
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Nude shoes. Every woman needs her utter versatility. You undoubtedly own black, probably white, and several pairs of nude in varied style, tone, and heel

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The Year of the Snake – Snakeskin Shoes

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013
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“Although there are many and varied interpretations regarding the Year of the Snake symbol, all persons born in those years are intelligent and wise. The

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Go For Baroque

Monday, August 27th, 2012
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The word baroque implies that something is “elaborate”, with many details which in visual aesthetics often include scrolling floral motifs and a mix of print

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The Timeless Jumpsuit

Friday, July 20th, 2012
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We wore jumpsuits in the 70s because they were practical, looked put-together and made most bodies appear sleek. Designs were also a nod to our

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Trendspotting: Snakeskin Accessories

Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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An investment in year-round style, this interesting resource looks as well with weaves and tweeds as it does with lighter, flatter fabrics. Come warmer weather,

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Time to Refresh Your Jewelry Drawer

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
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New colors and silhouettes warrant, nay demand, new accessories. Here are three varied groups from which to choose something new: Gold, Silver and Ethnic/Tribal, none

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You’ve Come a Long Way Baby: Today’s Khaki

Monday, April 2nd, 2012
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Look what’s happened to khaki over the years. It’s morphed into a veritable array of shades from pale beige to army green. What used to

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