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    Fashionotes Interview- The Blogger Report: Sharon From FocusOnStyle

    I was recently interviewed on Fashionotes.com about FocusOnStyle and my thoughts on social media.  >> RELATED: Sharon Haver In the New & FoS Press Mentions  Please have a read… The Blogger Report: Sharon From FocusOnStyle by Jesse Massari on August 27, 2012 With years of styling experience and fashion advice under her belt, we caught up Sharon Haver, the resident expert at FocusOnStyle.com for her thoughts on offering chic style tips, how social media isn’t for everyone and the accessibility of fashion today.   FASHIONOTES:…

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  • Whoa, There’s Vintage Western Style-A-Plenty

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    Inspiration Notes: Vintage Western Style to clean your city palette… We all need a deep breath some time. For me, it happens when I get to kick back at my vacay house and leave the urban grind behind for some mountain air. I consider my family VERY lucky to live in the best, most diversified city in the world (NYC) and to be able to spend quality time in an area with the most gorgeous natural vistas (Jackson Hole, WY)….

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  • Notes from Paris- Parisian Milliner Marie Mercié

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    Retail Remedy: From our resident Parisian contributor Richard Nahem comes a visit to milliner Marie Mercié’s charming boutique Stephen Sondheim famously begged the question “Does anyone still wear a hat? ” in the song “Here’s to the Ladies who Lunch ” from the musical “Company”. If he walked by Marie Mercié’s eponymous shop near St. Sulpice, the answer would an emphatic yes! >>MORE: Because you don’t need to travel for French-Chic-Style discover our French Style Section Mercié’s shop is a…

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  • New Marilyn Monroe Fashion Book – Dressing Marilyn

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    With the 50th death anniversary of prolific Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe comes a luminous new tome celebrating her bombshell style- Dressing Marilyn: How a Hollywood Icon Was Styled by William Travilla Take in rich accounts that made fashion history with Andrew Hansford’s new book celebrating the work of William Travilla for Marilyn Monroe, the definitive poster girl of 50’s era Hollywood glamour. And considering Monroe’s flawless chic, who hasn’t had a Marilyn moment in their life? >> BUY: Dressing Marilyn: How…

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  • Jessica Biel Works the Nude Trend – Trend Tuesday

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    With wedding season and summer events still ahead, take a style note from Jessica Biel’s gorgeous nude number at a photo call for ‘Total Recall’ We’ve all been there, how does one go formal when special events are held outside far away from black-tie halls come summertime? How does one even go formal when they’ll be facing the outdoors in general? >>MORE: Celebrity Style When considering such obstacles we suggest you look no other than Jessica Biel’s head-to-toe nude number…

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  • Get the Do – Kate Beckinsale’s Easy To Manage Hairstyle

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    Star style favorite Kate Beckinsale made a bold look seem easy to manage with an undone hairstyle that you’ll be able to pull of with expert advice straight from the pro’s who helped her In Giorgio Armani Privé at the premiere of her latest film Total Recall, actress Kate Beckinsale made the correct and inspiring choice to play down her dress’ opulent motif with simple hair that made her look all the more modern. >>DISCOVER MORE TIPS: Our Beauty Section Celebrity…

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  • Jeans – Classic Vs. Trendy on Kate Middleton and Diane Kruger

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    When it comes to denim, you can go any way you want, from dressed up to comfy and fuss-free, just take a look at Diane Kruger and Kate Middleton who both worked denim to their advantage from the oh-so trendy to the discreetly classic… The other day Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, wore a classic pair of dark skinny jeans at the Cross Country Equestrian competition at the 2012 London Olympic Games and looked polished and quite glamorous to boot. What…

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  • Marion Cotillard – Vogue Cover Star From The Dark Knight Rises

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    French Actress Marion Cotillard, star of The Dark Night Rises lands on Vogue covers July 24th with a sneak preview from one of our favorite magazines Captured by legendary lensman Peter Lindberg for the magazine’s ‘Annual Age Issue,’ the actress evokes a sense of self with a sultry French allure that’s won her legions of fans stateside. >>MORE: Celebrity Style Inside you’ll find an up-close, intimate portrait of Cotillard including thoughts on her first year of motherhood alongside exclusive highlights…

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  • Summer Sandals Guide… because your pedicure looks so good!

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     It’s hot out and with that comes a special Summer Sandal Guide with essential tips for you to keep in mind! With so much chic, accessible fashion out there, who says summer style should be only about comfort and practicality. From must-have flats to on-trend wedges, there’s something out there for everyone at any budget -so think twice about those flip-flops, especially with these expert style tips. >>Discover: Celebrity Style Inspiration While you can’t go wrong with a classic Gladiator…

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  • Diane Kruger in Balmain Resort – How To Wear A Leather Skirt Now

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    Diane Kruger in Balmain sheds new light on how to wear a leather skirt now – not to mention nailing nautical elements and making open-toe booties look right! We’ve been saving Diane Kruger’s image from an appearance at the recent Cannes Film Festival for weeks now as there are so many trends going on that somehow work together. >>MORE: Leather Style And while trends come as a surprise from the considerably styled actress, here they work to evoke an unexpected dose…

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  • Grown-Up Denim Dresses – Diane Kruger In Chanel

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    Grown-Up Denim Dresses like Diane Kruger’s hybrid number from Chanel puts a new spin on true-blue standby’s Leave it to the forever-stylish actress Diane Kruger to signal a new era when it comes to denim dresses. After all, the last three to four season’s have seen denim rethought in every iteration possible, from Chloe’s patchwork moto jeans to Celine & Stella McCartney’s must-have tunics -denim has come a long way. >>MORE: Celebrity Style What made Kruger’s so statement making was…

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  • How to wear pastels and look chic not chintzy- look at Tilda Swinton & Marion Cotillard for style ideas

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Sophisticated dusty pale colors that never scream juvenile You must know that I’m not a fan of grown up women wearing baby pastels… in one wrong wimpy shade, you instantly take a hit to your personal power right down to that of  a kid. >>> MORE: Do you need more style inspiration? Read how Michelle Obama wears pastels to look chic But strong women CAN pull off pastels– particularly on these unbearably hot days (ok, not…

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