Holiday ’15 Shopping Gift Guide: Carol’s Picks For The Fashionista

hicago Don’t be afraid to shop for the fashionista on your holiday gift list. Trust me, it is not not that difficult to buy for her! (Please keep in mind, it’s a really nice gesture, but she does not need another shoe-shaped tree ornament!) She would actually prefer the real deal, so even a gift …

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How To Dress 15 Years Younger: Say "No" To Culottes but "Yes" to Wide Leg Cropped Pants

I read somewhere recently that a quick way to update your wardrobe is with a pair of culottes. But culottes are so tricky to wear, I thought. As I read further the article showed a pair of cropped, wide leg pants. Those are not what I call culottes and yes, they do look cool! Wide …

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Today's Fashion Headlines: Tod’s & Net-a-porter Collab, New CFDA Members, Manolo Blahnik Bags

Tod’s Debuts Net-a-porter Collab Net-a-porter.com has announced it will carry Tod’s ready-to-wear collections exclusively online for two seasons. The Tod’s women’s fall collection will launch on July 29th, and the men’s line will debut on Mr Porter.com September 8th. Before this partnership, Tod’s has only sold its ready-to-wear collections in its own brick-and-mortar boutiques. Net-a-porter …

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We're Off (Shopping) For The 4th of July Weekend!

We’re off (shopping) for the 4th of July Holiday Weekend. We’ll be back on Monday July 6th (in new clothes). Some of our favorite sales are going on now and all weekend long. Shop the deals we found in the lookbook (above) and check out this list of stores (below) for more shopping bargains. Alexis …

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Today's Fashion Headlines: Net-a-Porter Partners with Tom Ford, Crawford Resigns from Calvin Klein, Frye Plans Store Openings

Net-a-Porter Partners with Tom Ford Come this July, Tom Ford will be partnering with Net-a-Porter as the first online retailer to sell his men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collections. “Net-a-Porter is extremely strong in selling designer merchandise online and obviously Tom Ford ready-to-wear online, bags and shoes is a massive draw for our customer,” said Net-a-Porter’s vice president of …

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Today's Fashion Headlines: Ugg Beats the Odds, Death of Diffusion Lines, Retailers Customize Shopper Experience

How Ugg Turned a Fashion Trend Into a Staple Ugg boots emerged in the 1970s amongst Australian surfers, who embraced them as a comfy and warm post-surfing footwear fix. In 1995, Brian Smith sold the brand to US footwear company Deckers Outdoor Corporation for an estimated $14.6 million. Ugg is certainly Deckers’ star brand, currently …

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Today's Fashion Headlines: David Yurman Opens in SoHo, Hermès Home Fragrances, Net-a-porter Payout

David Yurman Opens in SoHo Today David Yurman opened a boutique in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. This is the jewelry designer’s second NYC location and is near the company’s headquarters. It took Yurman and his wife, Sybil around five years to choose the perfect space. “We were not in a rush. We tend not to …

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