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Luxury. Object of Adoration. Roberta di Camerino Large Vintage Velvet Bagoghi.

Roberta di Camerino Large Vintage Velvet Bagonghi $2,650.00 at Barneys The fall forecast calls for lots of dark patent leather but when perusing Barney’s mainfloor I came across a pearl in the summer sea of metallics and shiny standbys: Roberta di Camerino’s large vintage velvet bagonghi. And although it’s not decked out in snakeskin or …

Designers. She's a Dahl: Alison Kelly's Fall Collection. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Fashion designer Alison Kelly has been very busy since her stint on Project Runway – she’s started her own label called Dahl (the name is taken from her middle name, Dahlgren, which was also her Swedish grandmother’s maiden name).  The spring collection was featured on ShopBop – a few pieces are still available if you …

Style Ideas. Working the LWD (Little White Dress). Second City Style Fashion Blog

Since it’s officially summer (since yesterday) we say…replace the LBD with the LWD. It’s light, airy and oh so glam. Not recommended for picnics, drinking red wine or eating pasta with red sauce. Our tip: always carry a Tide Stain Stick. Sweet Tater Shirting Stripe Tunic Dress $215 at Intermix   3.1 Phillip Lim Organza-Trim …

Beauty Buzz. Freeze Frame…Turning a Cold Shoulder on Wrinkles. Second City Style Fashion & Beauty Blog

Ready to give wrinkles the cold shoulder? Flash freezing (called cryotherapy) gives muscles and organs and instant jolt that relaxes the skin. Now cosmetics companies are banking that this flash-freeze effect can work topically. For those afraid of needles, turn to the ingredient gamma-aminobutyric (GABA) which inhibits nerve transitions to facial muscles. Anti-wrinkle creams like …

Glam Slam. Listen to the Queen (of All Media): Maternity Wear Ain't Cool…Unless You Are Pregnant. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Yes, it’s true. Some of us at Second City Style read and love the celebrabitchy, self-proclaimed Queen of All Media, Perez Hilton. We especially love him when he reigns in on fashion trends (but not when he dyes his hair pink). His critique of Bjork would seem all too easy, but the fact remains…too many …