Travel Bags. Christina Ricci Travels in Style with Samsonite Fashionaires. Second City Style Fashion Blog

This is the face of fashion(able luggage). Samsonite has tapped Christina Ricci as the starlette behind Samsonite’s new Fashionaire line under the Samsonite Black Label brand. Didn’t know Samsonite had a black label brand? Neither did I. Apparently this collection is an update of a travel and luggage line that Samsonite released in 1968. The …

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22nd Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Bad Fashion Playground. Second City Style Fashion Blog

OK, we know this is just too easy, but it had to be done. Clearly the rock n’ roll fashion of choice is still all black all the time. Here are some favorites from last night’s event. Inductee Patti Smith scraggly in menswear. Yes, menswear is in, but not like this. Don’t try this at …

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It Girl. Dita von Teese is the Queen of Couture. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Sinfully delicious, Dita von Teese has seduced world’s most preeminent designers and beauty industry experts. Taking the Paris couture shows by storm, she looked the epitome of style: easily a contemporary Vivian Leigh or Ava Gardner, but with even more of an edge. Mastering the art of taking it off and putting it on, the …

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Celebrity Makeovers? There Has to Be a Top List of the Year, Right? Second City Style Fashion Blog

Well it’s the end of the year and you know what that means. Top ‘Whatever’ Lists of the Year. Oh joy! People.com of course had to weigh in on the ‘Top Makeovers of 2006.’ Let’s take a look shall we? Miss Jackson was looking pretty nasty, so this was a no-brainer. When you lose an …

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Celebrity Fashion Smackdown. Who Wore It Better? Second City Style Fashion Blog

I had so much fun with the previous four that I thought it was time to do it again. One wore it better than the other, let’s see who and more importantly why. The lessons should not be lost on us. Dolce & Gabbana Dress: Ashley Judd wore open-toed sandals while Alyssa Milano went with …

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Celeb Styling. "M" is for Maybe Madonna's H&M Line Won't Suck. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Although I hardly think she impressed anyone with her first line, Madonna’s tenacity is certainly admirable. Her second line for H&M, dubbed "M by Madonna" will debut in March 2007. While hundreds flocked to grab some Stella and Victor and Rolf I don’t think anyone even noticed her collection (although it’s hard not to notice …

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