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  • Retail Remedy: Venice Window Shopping, Italian Summer Style

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    “Or, how I spent my summer vacation, Part Uno:Italian Style- It’s all in the details!The family and I (pooch included) were lollygagging about in Venice for a bit. In true Italian style– as I know it– everything is beautiful but doesn’t necessarily work as expected.The loft apartment we rented was amazing: Brand new renovation in an Old Venice building with a fab rooftop deck and view, super clean and modern Italian style with attention to every detail, except completion.Wow, that…

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  • Fashion Video: Spring – Summer 2009 Affordable Fashion Trends

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    “Behind the scenes at the H&M photo shoot and what to wear on a budget…Spring 2009 – H&M; Photographer: Peter Gehrke Spring 2009 – H&M; Photographer: Peter GehrkeRetro Romantic, Timeless Tailoring, and Art & Architecture are the big, affordable fashion trends at H&M for spring – summer 2009.Take a behind-the-scenes video invitation at a photo shoot for ways to style the looks and commentary from Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist, Camilla Morton the fashion journalist Harpers Bazaar & Vogue.com, Sophia…

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  • Straw Bags- the easy summer tote.

    Straw Bags- the easy summer tote.

    Ask any junkie, straw bags were hotter than hot last summer and are still going strong this season When is the appropriate time to use straw bags? Is spring too early or should I wait for summer? (Montgomery Village, MD) Ask any handbag junkie, straw bags were hotter than hot last summer and are still going strong this season, albeit running a close second to fringe hippie chic bags. >> SHOP: Best Bags Straw, like any other obvious warm weather…

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  • Stay Cool with SUMMER’S HOTTEST HAIRSTYLES…

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    Stay Cool with Summer’s Hottest Hair Styles… Perfect Runway Hair You Can Master On Your Own with Hairstyle Photos- Focus on Style Magazine- Where fashion works for you! Fashion magazine delivers reality-based beauty, style, and fashion trends and advice, makeover tips, cool buzz, style must-haves, shopping mall and fashion directory from syndicated columnist and former fashion stylist Sharon Haver.

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  • Dress for Success: What Defines Your Style?

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    What really defines your style?  You've thought about it, and we've spent over 15 years online helping you explore the true meaning of style. And with summer just around the corner, what better a time for style motivation as the new season approaches?    If you crave some more style motivation, don't forget to check out my Daily StyleWORD here on FocusOnStyle. In this stylist advice post, I want to recap what I said to Tina Ann from San Juan Capistrano, CA during...
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  • Join me for the Shoefie Diary Instagram Challenge: Shop your shoe closet!

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    How many shoes do you own that you almost never wear? I know for me, it’a A LOT! Earlier this summer, I started a little shoe challenge for myself. Every day, I would make the effort to pull out a pair of shoes that I forgot about (I’m a shoe fiend) and work them into my wardrobe again.  To keep track, I’d take a fast #shoefie (that’s a selfie for shoes) to document it. What happened was that since I…

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  • Style Motivation Week! Abundant Style Mantras- 10 Ways to Make the MOST of What You’ve Got

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    What a better time for style motivation than a summer spotlight as the fun season wraps up so you have the time to get back in gear for fall?  I’ve pulled these style mantras to move you back in focus  to feel more inspired about yourself.  If you crave some more style motivation, don’t forget to check out my Daily StyleWORD here on FocusOnStyle or on Pinterest. –S.H. Abundant style is having a wardrobe that WORKS for you; not the fantasy you…

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