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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Flares are back!

It didn’t take long for us to see flared pants back on the runway. Not just limited to jeans; flares have taken on new prints, textures, and colors. This retro-inspired look is easy to wear and flattering on almost every body. (

Better Shoes!: The New Life Goal

Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes. – Oprah Winfrey (Photo courtesy

In increasingly difficult economic times, what’s your approach to spending on fashion?
1) I’m spending
2) I’m penny pinching

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Ladies: Invest, invest, INVEST!!!

We all get carried away buying clothes that offer big value in price but, after a couple of washes, little longevity. Determine to be like a City stockbroker and invest, invest, invest! Be a savvy shopper and you’ll see your money work hard on the high street, saving you cash in the long run. Look out for classic jeans, cute day-to-night dresses and ahead-of-the-curve, designer-inspired pieces. ( remixed)

“…Come armed with a killer smile and fierce femininity. There’s something totally hot about using glamour as your armor-if you utilize your height, have some bling, and incredible hair and makeup, it really does throw people off their game.” – Kimora Lee Simmons

Go for natural accessories and go neutral with earthy treats like embellished straw bags and wood bangles.
Marie Claire / Shop Talk

Let’s face it, times are hard; but a girl never wants to sacrifice her style just because penny pinching has become a necessity these days. – Elayne Fluker / Looks for About $100 /

“I don’t really care if they like me or not.” – Heidi Klum

Boot the Black!!

Sure, black is nice.

It’s slimming, sophisticated and makes coordinating clothes a no-brainer. But color, the right color, can transform your looks and your attitude. (April/2008/InStyle – remixed)

Seems like striking ethnic prints are popping up everywhere! But as with any trend involving ultra-bright and graphic patterns, one piece is all you need for major impact. To avoid looking like Wilma Flintstone, accessorize with neutral, safari-inspired accents such as cork wedges, chunky wooden necklaces, straw hats and stacks of bangles. – iVillage / Beauty & Style / Trends