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Monthly Archives: August 2008

Every now and then, when I’m tuned into The Hills, a striking wardrobe item gets my attention.

Thanks to the Seen on MTV site, now I have access to some of these fabulous pieces.

Sorted by episode, brand and castmember, it’s the perfect stop for on-trend fashionistas.

You’ve got to check it out!

The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in. – Paris Hilton

An affordable way to add color and update your look is through accessories. Simply add a belt, scarf, jewelry or handbag in a fresh fall color. – unknown

Madonna’s critically acclaimed sold out Sticky & Sweet Tour 2008 features an accessory that’s to die for.

The Ray-Ban Wayfarer — the edgy sunglasses — is the accessory of choice for the Material Girl and her crew of dancers.

They don the classic black Wayfarer in the show’s finale, an explosive rendition of “Give It To Me” from the artist’s current Hard Candy CD.

In addition, Madonna’s dance team rocks the white Wayfarer while she performs her smash hit “Vogue”.

The original 1952 model has been worn by the biggest names in rock’n’roll and film, including Bob Dylan, Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, John Belushi/Dan Aykroyd in “The Blues Brothers”, Coldplay, and Tom Cruise in “Risky Business.”

Get your Wayfarer at Sunglass Hut stores worldwide.

Please do not have a fit in the fitting room. Your fashion life begins there. – Florence Eiseman

Forget about the nines!

Tim Gunn and Tide have reinvented glamming up with a new site,

With this online godsend, the fashion expert dishes style advice: Mixing & Matching; Maximizing Wardrobe; Seasonal Trends and Accessories are some of the topics he covers.

Plus, you can enter the sweepstakes to win a consultation session with Mr. Make-It-Work.

Check out the site.

Nickelodeon and Lucky Brand are launching a line of election-themed kids’ t-shirts.

Retailing at $34, the 4,000 limited-edition tees will hit shelves in mid-September. 

A statement released by Nickelodeon says the t-shirts were inspired by Nickelodeon’s Kids Pick the President campaign.

The shirts will have a limited-run nationwide in 115 Lucky Brand Kids, Lucky Brand Adult, and Nordstrom Department stores in U.S. cities including: New York; Los Angeles; Las Vegas; Miami; and Washington D.C. among others. 

American Express is hosting its Cardmembers to a private runway show with famed designer, Zac Posen.

If you’re in NYC on Friday, September 12, you could take advantage of the experience at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Invitations are now on sale at For the totally-worth-it invitation cost of $150, you’ll get access to the pre-show reception in the Main Lobby of the tents at Bryant Park, and general admission seating for the runway show and post-show Q&A with Posen.

And by attending, you’ll help give back too.

Proceeds from the sale of event tickets will contribute to the $500,000 American Express donation to the Council of Fashion Designers of America Vogue Fashion Fund which helps emerging American designers find continued success in the business of fashion.

Style is an expression of individualism mixed with charisma. Fashion is something that comes after style. – John Fairchild


All the designer items beyond our reach for so long are finally accessible.

In an article posted today, Forbes’ Jeanine Pogi sheds light on “Eight New Affordable Luxury Alternatives.” 

H&M, Payless, Target are high on the list of retailers dotting the country that will be selling chic for cheap in the fall.

According to Pogi, labels like Lela Rose, Richard Chai, Jonathan Saunders, Alice + Olivia and Abaeté should be within reach for money-conscious fashionista.


Read the full article.