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  • 5 Simple ways to update your look without looking old

    It’s the perfect time to consider how to update your look without totally reinventing yourself…  let’s leave that to Madonna who does it better than anyone else. Updating your look is a way to stay modern and relevant without looking dated and dowdy. But you don’t need a complete makeover, just a little fine-tuning to…

    Published on April 21, 2015
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  • Perfect Party Hair for a Big Night Out (or in)

    New Year’s Eve is just around the corner making it a smart time to get a handle on great ways to dress up your hair. Try some easy-to-follow hairstyle ideas from fab editorial and celebrity hairstylist Gad Cohen to get that special occasion hairstyle that’s right for you. –S.H MORE: Hairstyle Tips ‘Tis the season…

    Published on December 30, 2014
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  • Hold tight! Spanx jeans has you covered

    Jeans spotlight week continues with a new entry for a flattering fit, introducing Spanx jeans! That’s right, the sucking in power of Spanx built into a very stylish air of jeans. Can you believe that we just passed the last “official”  weekend of summer? I can’t believe that I’m writing this from one of my…

    Published on September 04, 2014
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  • How to Wear It Week! Everyday Mom Chic: Julianne Moore gets how to wear a cute summer hat and not look like a run of the mill hipster

    This week’s summer spotlight is How to Wear It Week. Let’s look at this favorite post about wearing a summer hat with élan. I’ll Have What She’s Having: A cute summer hat that’s classic and chic with easy, non affected summer style Hipster hats are really ironic. Afterall, the hipster style point of view for wearing…

    Published on August 12, 2014
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  • Rethink what you have: What they wore to couture & how you can get the look

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Everyday French Chic Style with confidence & poise… oh right, it’s what “they” were wearing at Paris Couture Fashion Week Today’s post is more about the confidence in style from within you that creates the illusion  of something even more spectaluar that any couture garmet on the runway. For me, it’s the…

    Published on July 10, 2014
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  • Didn’t get a pedicure? Try a pair of closed toe shoes for summer

    Not so happy with your toes this week? No problem, there are plenty of stylish closed toe shoes for summer that keep your lack of pedicure under wraps.   Dear Sharon:   I don’t want to seem like Captina Obvious here, but what kind of  closed toes shoes for summer look both stylish and not weird? The…

    Published on July 09, 2014
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  • What to wear post baby weight to feel confident about your body

     Dear Sharon:  I have always had a small frame. I am about five foot and weigh about 130 pounds. Well, I just had a baby about two months ago. I have baby fat still which makes the fitting clothing I normally wear out of the question. Wearing baggy clothes is also a no go since I am so…

    Published on June 25, 2014
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  • Cannes Do Chic: The one item every woman should own

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Take it from the chic set at Cannes, a classic white blouse will easily anchor your bold pieces or create an instant shirt dress Today’s installment of our series of the best of Cannes Do Chic has a wardrobe stable making a stellar appearance at the photocalls and red carpets of the Cannes Film…

    Published on May 20, 2014
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  • So pretty on the red carpet or off

    Red Carpet Beauty: Gugu Mbatha-Raw is definitely a name to watch. For the premiere of  ‘Belle’ in New York the other night, Gugu’s natural hair and makeup stunned on the red carpet and off. It’s not the fussiness and doneness that we often associate with red carpet beauty, it’s that grace and prettiness which can be worn…

    Published on April 30, 2014
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  • How to Dress to Look Taller – Petite Fashion Tips Video

    For this week’s look back to celebrate the 15th anniversary of FocusOnStyle online, let’s peek at my video about how to dress to look taller when you are a petite. While ‘ya looking, how abour my hair? I think my stylist was having a Jane Fonda in Klute moment.  Enjoy! — S.H. Petite Fashion Tips…

    Published on April 19, 2014
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  • The Ultimate Guide: How to dress for your body type

    How to Dress for Your Body Type + Flattering Fit Style Guide  Not everyone looks great in everything- not even models. The secret to style is understanding how to dress for your body type and discovering a flattering fit that works on YOU…. not the girl in the magazine! I’ve said this before and I’ll…

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  • What happened when I met my style icon Audrey Hepburn

    For this week’s look back in celebration of the 15th Anniversary Year of FocusOnStyle online, I want to rewind a bit further to this very special post about how I met my style icon, Audrey Hepburn.  What a lovely moment and privilege… S.H. My evening with humanitarian and style icon Audrey Hepburn… Having someone to…

    Published on March 01, 2014
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  • Media Mentions: Cison Blog Weekly Feature for Fashion & Beauty Fanatics: Q&A with Sharon Haver of FocusOnStyle

    It’s rare to be asked about how you got started & how your career took its turns- even the unexpected ones. I don’t usually share much about the inner workings of my business and thought some of you may find value in my interview on the Cision Blog. Cision is the source for global public relations and…

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