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Emmy Awards 2016 – Best Dressed

19 September 2016

The Emmy Awards 2016 Red Carpet ushered us easily into awards season with a somewhat subdued sartorial bent. Celebs played it safe for the most part and as such there were only a few blunders. Looking at you Anna Chlumsky and again, Heidi Klum. And I want to say this about all the ridiculous articles popping up about how asking actresses about the clothes they’re wearing on the red carpet is sexist.…

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Is Teacher Bae Inappropriately Dressed or Unfairly Targeted?

13 September 2016
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Talk about hot topics! Social media is all atwitter with photos and commentary about 4th grade teacher Paris Monroe and what she wears to work. Ms. Monroe has been dubbed Teacher Bae for posting pictures of herself in her classroom wearing bodycon dresses, skinny jeans and high heels. Two camps have emerged: Camp Defend #TeacherBae and Camp For The Love of God Woman, Cover Yourself.…

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Celebrity Style Watch: Zoe Saldana

28 July 2016

Zoe Saldana is one of my long-time celebrity girl crushes. Fierce, feminine and fearless, I’ve always admired her spirit and style. From her re-imagining of the iconic Lieutenant Uhura in the Star Trek franchise to the moxie required to take on the role of Nina Simone in the much maligned biopic NinaI find her courageous and captivating. Say what you want about her portrayal of the iconic musician and activist, Saldana’s unapologetic stance in the face of vitriolic criticism makes me love her more.…

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Giving Heat the Cold Shoulder

7 May 2016
Spring Summer Style Trends Cold Shoulders

It’s all about the shoulder this spring: off-the-shoulder, one shoulder, cold shoulders. Since it’s been a little too chilly in NYC to go completely off-the-shoulder, I’m easing my way in with an easier-to-wear cold shoulder top. Of course, girding against the breeze isn’t the only reason I’m liking this blouse. I also love the swing factor that adds to my sashay as I stroll along the boulevards.…

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