SNEAKERS GONE HAUTE

SNEAKERS GONE HAUTE
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Hold on! Who’s ever heard of French style being synonymous with sneakers? Well the sneaker sensation has taken to the streets – the street style blogs that is – and bloggers flew to Paris Fashion Week to show off their latest and greatest kicks. My favorite sneakers include the personalized Stan Smiths from Adidas and classic Nikes. I’m also obsessed with Golden Goose and would wear them in any color. My first exposure to the brand was in East Hampton…

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DÉJEUNER CHEZ ALAIA (LUNCH WITH ALAIA)

DÉJEUNER CHEZ ALAIA (LUNCH WITH ALAIA)
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During Paris fashion week, the only designer I had any interest in seeing was Azzedine Alaia. Azzedine and I first met when I was 16, and he personally gave me my first Alaia dress. My mother had bought his clothes from Holt Renfew in Montreal, Canada since the early days of his career. Being a fan already, it was an honor to meet him, and to then to own one of his dresses at 16…

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BLACK, WHITE AND KELLY ALL OVER

BLACK, WHITE AND KELLY ALL OVER
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I can’t wait for Spring – the end of snow, strolls through Central Park as the flowers bloom, spending time with my horse out on Long Island. It’s the season of rebirth, both for nature and your wardrobe. This Spring I’m investing in classic black and white staples which transition seamlessly between seasons, are chic enough for any occasion and timeless enough to outlast any passing trend.   Goen J. Black and White Stripe Top,…

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STILL ROCKING THE SKINNIES

STILL ROCKING THE SKINNIES
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The skinny jean is a cornerstone of every woman’s wardrobe. There’s nothing to make you feel sexy and bold like a skin tight denim…except for skin tight leather, of course. While the boyfriend jean is a one-trick pony when it comes to styling, the versatility of the skinny jean is endless. Dress it up in a leather version with a chic peplum top, make it trendy and casual with a camo jacket or feminine and…

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WHO WEARS THE PANTS

WHO WEARS THE PANTS
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I recently spent an afternoon getting in Alvin Valley’s pants (too easy). In order to get the behind-the-seams scoop on all things trouser-related, I visited the self-proclaimed King of Pants in his West Village studio. While I love being girly and feminine, I also love a pair of strong, tailored pants. This winter, chic trousers have overpowered the skirt to become the de-facto standard for the woman who means business. It’s just too cold to skimp on fabric – we…

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