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HOW TO WORK THE TURTLENECK TREND

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Turtlenecks are seeing a resurgence as one of this Fall’s must-have wardrobe items. What was once a standard nondescript sweater for fall/winter has now become a full-on industry-wide trend. Celine and Jil Sander are the two fashion houses that initiated the revival. As modern and minimalist brands they heavily influenced the this season’s interpretation of the turtleneck.  History Turtlenecks were…

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HOW TO STYLE FISHNET HOSIERY

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Fishnet stockings or hosiery have long held a somewhat controversial place in fashion history and trends. Stereotyped as a ‘sexy’, fishnet hosiery has the potential to be seen as provocative. However, the negative connotations of fishnet hosiery betrays its iconic place in fashion history as well as it’s real potential to be part of a chic or even elegant look. First of…

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HOW TO DRESS FOR A DAY OF SHOPPING

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It’s the beginning of another fashion season and the stores are bursting with new and tempting new outfits and accessories. I for one am over winter and can’t wait to wear some new outfits and bask in the sun. Each season I check out the trends and decide which ones I’m going to adopt. I plan a full day during…

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7 TRENDS TO TRY THIS WINTER

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Magazines put out voluminous September issues for a reason, it is the ultimate month to either overhaul your wardrobe or simply inject it with an infusion of exciting new trends and pioneering new silhouettes. New trends are always so exciting since it’s a new opportunity to rediscover your personal style. And as the leaves start to fall and a change…

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7 TRENDS TO TRY THIS SUMMER

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September is near a close and the shops are filling with many new trends and fashion to explore. Down here in the Southern Hemishpere, September means the start of warmer months and sunny days. It’s time to explore the new summer trends and discover the ones that light your sartorial fire. While there are more trends on offer than this list,…

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WHO’S THAT FASHIONISTA?

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The world of fashion has so many famous personalities who have amazing style. From celebrities to fashion editors to bloggers, the current crop of style icons has been catapulted into the style spotlight largely because of social media. Instagram and street style blogs consistently provide us fashion fans with a fresh source of style inspiration and source of wardrobe envy…

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TREND REPORT: 70s FASHION DECODED

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Every fashion industry insider and style lover worth their salt will tell you to hold onto to your mom’s or grandma’s vintage threads since they’re bound to come back in vogue in the not to distant future. All trends are cyclical and this season, the 70s are again taking the fashion world by storm. Now before you conjure up images…

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FASHION VICTIM or FASHION FABULOUS

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The term ‘fashion victim’ was coined by Oscar de la Renta to describe someone who is unable to identify commonly recognized boundaries of style. Giorgio Armani referred to it as “When a woman alters her look too much from season to season. For anyone who loves fashion what accompanies the love is the potential to become a fashion victim. I…

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