Athleisure For The Win

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Feeling inspired by the casual athletic trend that many women are taking part in cannot be helped. Yoga pants, cascade cardigans, quilted vests, long sleeve tees and also athletic shoes have all, much to our pleasure, become standard day wear. Parts and pieces of this list are also often incorporated into more dressed up looks that take women from work to play. According to The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, active wear sales increased more than the general apparel market, growing 7% vs. 1% increase in general apparel year-to-date August compared to the same peri

Editor’s Pick: Black as Night Whitby Jet

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Halloween looming just around the corner and nights getting longer, October seems like a perfect month to pull out those dark edgy pieces that may have been hiding away during the hot summer months. Insert the queen of drama pieces Jacqueline Cullen here. Her use of Whitby Jet, a prehistoric black fossil ca. 180 million years old and most commonly associated with Victorian mourning jewellery, is as signature to the label as ghosts are with Halloween . With just the right amount of spookiness for the season, my pick this week is the 18K gold bead ring from her Gold Dust collectio

Transitions: How to Take Your Summer Favorites into Fall

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While it may still seem steamy outside, inside our heads we’re beginning to think about fall. In some areas of the country remain hyper-hot; other regions already are experiencing a bit cooler both day and night. How to look smart stepping from summer into early fall? What’s a girl to do? Take your summer favorites and turn them into fall stars. Look at your lacy summer whites and pair them with chic, sophisticated, black. Take some cues from the runway and pair bright color or block colors with a fall neutral– khaki, camel or denim. Pair summer weight cotton, with a weigh

Top 10 Trend Takeaways: F/W 2015

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The reviews for the recent Fall/Winter 2015 were rapturous, with accolades still coming in from fashion critics and retailers, alike. It was a strong season, with London, Paris and Milan, leading the way. Upon introspection, if one looks closely at the look and trends presented – the big emphasis on the ‘70s with new shapes and colorations that hinted at ethnic or bohemian, the continuation of the spare and mod ’60 and the reintroduction ‘80s style power suits and dresses – one sees looks that have the potential to change the direction of fashion. Fall 2015 was full of new game ch

A New Focus for Fall 2015 Fashion

By In Categories Fall/Winter, Featured, Style Tips, Trends
There’s a new fashion focus for Fall/Winter 2015, as the wrist, the ankle and the collar emerge as attention getters. Perhaps not since Victorian times has there been a focus on these three as new erogenous zones. Fall 2015’s high necked turtlenecks, lantern sleeved blouses, new jacket lapels and ankle revealing cropped pants, suggest that fashion has taken a new focus and in it new items and looks. The Wrist As turtleneck and high necked Victorian inspired blouses dominate the fashion scene, so too the ways to add more interest to this new fashion foc

PWF Fall 2015: This Woman Means Business

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Strong, professional women took the lead in the Paris Fall/Winter 2015 collections, a theme echoed in every fashion city. The Women Means Business trend, exemplified by modern tailored suits, tunic and pant pairings and a new cut for dresses which was first shown at Donna Karan, is a trend that has legs. While much attention has been rightfully centered on the season’s concentration on ‘60s and ’70 looks, including those both more folkloric and feminine, it’s the ‘80s and ‘90s strong woman looks that got our attention, figuring strongly in almost every collection, a