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What fires me up is helping the everyday woman feel ready for her closeup. SNAP, you can do it using my stylist skills!

Sharon Haver, Fashion Expert & Style Mentor

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  • Home Style- French Furniture House Taillardat Adds a Fashion Touch to Marie Antoinette, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Empire and Directoire pieces

    You all must know that I cannot possibly imagine living in a home without the benefit of having something beautiful to look at and inspire by way of its furniture. For me, in particular, the chair can take so many artistic and creative forms that I wish I could collect as many as my other obsession- shoes and boots!>>MORE: Home StyleI've almost run out of any possible space to add another "interesting" chair in our loft, so I've come to admire from afar, particularly ones that have a different design aesthetic from my home. Richard Nahem, who has a pretty fab pad in Paris, came across this incredible melding of design and fashion with classic high-end furniture reproductions on one of his Parisian walking tours.Both Richard and I love La Fumeuse, pictured left, and we don't even smoke! It's a hot pink velvet "smoking chair," complete with with cigarette box by fashion designer Chantal Thomass. The chair is made of black varnished beechwood and nickel plated nails and fabric by Pierre Frey. Here's what more of what he found –S.H.Taillardat is a manufacturer specializing in luxurious high-quality reproductions of 18th century furniture including Marie Antoinette, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Empire, and Directoire styles.

    Published on March 30, 2011

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  • Prettypretty Chairs are pretty wiggy

    Hair chairs for your kookiest indulgences. If you have more wigs than Dolly Parton has gone through in a lifetime, you might just start to want to look at them as potential art rather than pile of beauty roadkill.I love to look at the obvious and see it in so many different and unique ways that nothing is ever expected, whether it be art or the way are inspired by the ordinary to make to extraordinary.Furniture designer Dejana Kabiljo of the Viennese design brand, Kabiljo Inc. sees and designs “objects for all of us with little fetishes, bad habits and compulsive actions.” The materials are carefully researched and subdued to a series of experimental processes until they fit into place.In this case, PrettyPretty experimental stools, poufs and chairs that are like pretty heads to sit and explore.READ: Dressed Chairs, fashion as furniture

    Published on April 01, 2010

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  • Fashion as Furniture: Dressed Chairs make your room as pretty as you

    Interior designer Nata Janberidze of ROOMS in Tbilisi, Georgia found herself inspired by the beauty of her jacket placed on the back of a restaurant chair. “I looked at the chair and suddenly the idea came up to my mind, what if I dressed the chair?”Found beauty became conceptual fashion furniture with her conception of Dressed Chairs, beautifully clothed chairs. “To keep the space around you always warm and cozy somebody will come back to get the coat back,” the description goes.

    Published on January 11, 2010

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