What To Wear Wednesdays: My Picks For The Perfect Fall Work Bag

As the season begins to shift it’s time to upgrade that one thing you carry with you every single day… your work bag. SCS reader Lindsey R. asked us for our picks for the perfect fall bag that works for work. 1. Rebecca Minkoff Monroe Tote, $275 The class black tote. You can’t go wrong …

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J.Crew is Struggling – Should Jenna Lyons be Blamed?

It’s no secret that J.Crew’s sales are declining. At the end of 2014, CEO Mickey Drexler admitted it had been a “tough year.” It seems more and more that people are blaming Creative Director and President Jenna Lyons. Rumors swirled in December when Page Six reported, “after a dismal earnings report that saw the company go …

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Today's Fashion Headlines: Eva Mendes Color Cosmetics, Madewell Moves to Nordstrom, Amazon Hires Caroline Palmer From Vogue

Eva Mendes’ New Cosmetics Line Eva Mendes is dedicating her time to Circa, a color cosmetics brand owned by Maesa Group that will enter 3,000 Walgreens doors at the end of February. The collection includes 133 stockkeeping units ranging in price from $8-$15 and is inspired by old Hollywood glamour. The line consists of a …

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Puffer Coats That Won't Make You Look Puffy

While it might be scientifically inaccurate to call severely lower than normal temperatures a “polar vortex” there is no doubt the term has gained in popularity lately…it seems that’s all anyone talks about these days. Global warming be damned. And while fur and shearling are huge trends in outerwear this season, so are puffer coats. …

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Fall '14 Boot Trend: Chelsea Boots

One of our favorite boot trends for fall ’14 is the Chelsea Bootie. They are utilitarian, unfussy, comfortable, go with everything from jeans to dresses and lastly…they are seriously badass! Chelsea boots date back to the Victorian era. In fact, they were originally designed and patented by Queen Victoria’s shoemaker J. Sparkes-Hall, back in 1851. …

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Madewell Opens Today In the Flatiron District!

One of our favorite stores, Madewell, is opening it's new 6,500-square-foot, two-level flagship today in Manhattan’s Flatiron neighborhood! The store, at 115 Fifth Avenue is now the largest location in the 22-unit chain. Madewell is the less expensive, more casual division of J. Crew Group. This new location includes a 300-square-foot shoe shop in the …

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