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Fashion, Second City Style

Style History: Revisiting An Old Lookbook From 2005

       It seems especially appropriate because I’ve been contributing to Second City Style since the site launched 10 years ago to think about doing a retrospective of my own style and how it has changed since then. While I’ve obviously kept up with current trends, it is interesting to see what common elements have remained. For instance, I’ve always stuck…

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Magazine, Pret Reporteur

Pret Reporteur: Fun and Flirty Summer Dresses

Yesterday marked the first official day of summer. Which means that it’s the season of patio parties, beach adventures and family cook-outs. There’s no better way to celebrate the festive season than with a fun and flirty new frock. Summer and dresses complete each other like marshmallows and s’mores – it just isn’t one without the other! So, celebrate the…

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Accessories, Celebrity Style, Designers, Handbags, Yahoo

Spotted: Judith Leiber's New FEED Clutch at The Met's 2011 Costume Institute Gala

Lauren Bush at the Met Costume Gala holding her Judith Leiber FEED 1000 clutch Last night was a visual feast of avant-garde fashion and beauty at the Met's 2011  Costume Institute Gala with many an A-list actress choosing Judith Leiber clutches to stash their infinitesimally small necessities. Starlets like Gwyneth Paltrow, Elizabeth Banks and Mary-Kate Olsen all chose a version…

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New York Fashion Week Fall '11, Yahoo

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY Fall '11. Video: Discussing Hair at Cushnie et Ochs Fall '11 with Danilo for Pantene

    One of the many a-MAZE-ing moments during this season's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York was the opportunity to sit down with Pantene celebrity hairstylist and living legend, Danilo. Having been a key stylist for Pantene in the Cuchnie et Ochs Fall '11 show, Danilo was generous enough to provide exclusive insight on how he created the artful…

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New York Fashion Week Spring '11

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring '11. Nanette Lepore's Rose-Colored Glasses

Summary: Nanette Lepore reminded us, with her spring/summer 2011 collection, that life should be celebrated. Lepore dedicated the collection to her late mother, including a beautiful still shot of her from the 1906s in the beginning of the run of show booklet. Yet instead of a grim or mournful tone, Lepore chose to evoke her mother through an upbeat and…

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Beauty, Celebrity Style

Beauty Buzz. Two (Very Different!) Celebrities Join Fragrance Craze

Jennifer Aniston It seems the latest craze in celebrity branding is no longer trying to design a clothing line (whew!) but lending stylings to the creation of a fragrance. Last week was all abuzz with the prospect of Lady Gaga coming out with what was sure to be a bizarre and odd-smelling elixir. But those rumors were quickly crushed, only…

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Handbags. Furlonging For Furla Bags. Second City Style Fashion Blog

All the bags I seem to want these days are blowing past the $1,000 range and it’s making me bitter. Even the ones that are not considered "luxury" are coming in well above my boiling point. Yeah, yeah, yeah…I know leather is expensive and the Euro is kicking our butt, but this is different than getting over the previous $200+…

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Fall Style Forecast. Accessories: Say it Loud, Say it Proud…Belt it Out! Second City Style Fashion Blog

Belts are bold and unabashed this fall. Whether you chose a corset style, a giant buckle, powerful patent or a bright color…make a statement. Wear your belt over a sweater, with a pencil shirt and a crisp white short or over your coat a la Armani. Alexander McQueen RTW Fall ’07 Giorgio Armani RTW Fall ’07 Phillip Lim RTW Fall…

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Bags/Shoes. High/Low Shoes & Bag Combos for Fall. Second City Style Fashion Blog

It is no secret that we here at Second City Style love and exemplify the concept of High/Low dressing. Gabbie just wrote about High/Low shoes for Second City Style Magazine, but here we are taking it one step further (pun intended). We believe if you blow your paycheck on those Loubies that wouldn’t let you leave Bergdorf’s without them in…

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