Tennis Anyone?

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As an avid tennis enthusiast like many others, I watched Wimbledon intently and in particular the women’s finals with champion, Serena Williams, and her worthy, young competitor, Spaniard, Gabine Muguruza. In addition to offering superb, world class tennis, both competitors wore eye-catching jewelry, in particular delicate karat gold necklaces, Serena’s, a diamond circlet on a choker length chain, Gabine, a double strand gold chain style. Perhaps, this is the start of a new trend, the tennis necklace, which plays into the athletic attire that many women are wearing as their

French Twist

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It’s time to plan a great escape to a far flung destination. If you like the appeal of rugged coastlines, ancient forts and lush villas, luxury yachts and rustic fishing ports, set your sights on the Cote d’Azure in the south of France. From Nice to Cannes to Cap Ferrat and St. Tropez, each resort town offers its own form of Gallic charm, glamour and entertainment. Plan your escape with the perfect French inspired chic wardrobe in – red white and blue – the colors of the French flag – perfect fare for Americans and Francophiles. These are cities that know how to pl

Bold Bright Summer Color

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In a painter’s palette of bright color, designers have upped than the ante this summer with unexpected hues in unusual pairings drawn from the colors almost over the rainbow. We boldly embrace the whole new color spectrum and its slightly offbeat color combinations. These beyond the rainbow inspired hues are turned out for work, play or every time in between, in new, modern combinations, the perfect replacement for summer basics. Like an explosion of color at a fireworks display, we’re seeing aqua paired with red, royal blue with orange and magenta with navy, as well as sol

Suddenly This Summer: The New Party Styles

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It’s summer and the invitations are rolling in for events big and small and not in a lazy, hazy sort of way. From garden parties on sweeping lawns, to drinks on hotel topping terraces, to outdoor dances and special occasion events galore, summer is the time of year to show of your style. Some of the season’s freshest looks take their inspiration from the garden in all its glory. Designers are besotted with the colors and the flowers of the garden –from rose pink, to forget me not purple, to bluebell and buttercup – for apparel, accessories and fine jewelry, all taking th

Salute to Summer

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It’s almost here, summer in all its glory announced with big brass bands, picnics, parades, concerts, fireworks and endless days of simple summer pleasures. Here, some flag inspired patriotic look in blue stripes of all sort from pencil thin to bold awning, to take you handily through the holiday weekend and to head swimmingly into the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day Weekend. Whether you’re sailing, sightseeing or just having summer fun, we love the look of graphic patterned blue on blue or blue and white – a super button front shirtwaist to take you from day to evening. Wear

Slip into Summer’s Winsome Whites

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Whether you’re headed to Palm Springs, Palermo, Patmos or Portland this summer, slip into this season’s trendiest hue and you’ll be ready for whatever comes your way. There are pretty white frocks galore with a one-of-a-kind, vintage Victorian feel (an upcoming trend for Fall 2015). Coming in lengths both long and short designers like Erdem, Nina Ricci, Simone Rocha and Alberta Feretti are among those playing up the style. There are graceful looks in whisper soft, sheer tulle and cotton lawn, crisp organza and tulle dresses and gowns fashioned entirely of finely dr