Hints of Style

Ideas for what, when and wear

3 Days of Fall Finds

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According to Wikipedia, the first definition for bootie is “an attractive buttocks.” Shoe designers, this season, might not have had the same meaning in mind when designing ankle boots for 2012. Seen in both high heeled and flat versions, this autumn essential is key to updating your fall/winter wardrobe. Wear a pair with tights and […] [Read More]

5 Days of Fall Finds

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While it’s simple, supple and very stylish this season, this faux leather dress would also make PETA proud. Wear it as a layering base under a blazer or jacket and add a suede or wool heel. Choose to wrap it up in a long, cozy cardigan and slip into a fur or accented bootie. For […] [Read More]

FNO – 4 Years in a Row

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Fashion’s Night Out is celebrating its 4th year of style extravagance. According to www.fashionsnightout.com, “Last year’s bash featured events in eighteen countries and more than 4,500 events here in the States. With special limited-edition products, celebrity appearances, and unforgettable performances, this year will be bigger and better than ever.” Once again, Saks Fifth Avenue in […] [Read More]

A Touch of Soho in Sono

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Mercer Street. Broome Street. Spring Street. Washington Street?? Well known for its collection of hip boutiques, artists’ lofts and galleries, and creative eateries, Soho, the area south of Houston Street in Manhattan, has always conveyed a feeling of urban lifestyle style mixed with a trendy, yet bohemian attitude. And Company, Inc. (or & Co.) captures […] [Read More]

Favorite 4-Letter Word

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S-A-L-E! Summer sales are in full swing. Get these and other great deals while they’re hot…and hazy….and humid! Anu Dress from BB Dakota @ Apricot Lane in Fairfield Kara Triangle Dress from Shoshanna @ Togs in New Canaan and Greenwich Faux Python Halter Sheath Dress @ Michael Kors in Greenwich and www.michaelkors.com Boyfriend Tank in […] [Read More]

Britain at his Best

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Not merely a dressmaker, Charles Frederick Worth was a 19th century fashion designer from England who is better known as the “father of haute couture.” Famous for using lavish fabrics and ornate trimmings, he is said to be the first to have his own label sewn into the luxury items he created. Other British men […] [Read More]

Major Tie-ups

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In 1970, Vogue Magazine featured the “Tie” sandal for the first time with photographs from Irving Penn, noted photographer with 158 Vogue covers to his credit. Today, the ankle tie and gladiator sandals are still gracing covers and covering soles of many stylish women. Tie one on this weekend…so to speak! Lucianna Platform Wedge from […] [Read More]

Lifestyle Shopping

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After graduating from college in Philadephia…some time ago…I was torn on where to start my career. New York was close to home and offered quite a few opportunities for employment in the country’s largest fashion industry. However, Urban Outfitters was based in Philadelphia.  And now, so is its sister store, Anthropologie And that was my […] [Read More]