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a few of my favorite things

a few of my favorite things
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Its official. Summer is in full swing. Sunburns are the new foundation. “Its 80 degreees,” and sunny in New York City. Summer means summer dressing. Im a fan of effortless and easy. I know we see fashion magazines with hair and makeup and exotic locals, but the reality is we are wearing these trends in an urban concrete environment. So to combat the urban, I tend to lean on patterns and bold colors. Here are…

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Fall Fashion

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Fall Fashion: As an avid shopper and celebrator of all things chic, I am so thrilled to have my marketplace, www.kellykbensimon.com, where I can curate the best of the best, seasonally, and share with all of YOU. From amazing motif embellished clutches, camo-covered totes, and the most epic jewelry to amp up your cable knit sweater paired with dark denim, I’ve got you covered this season! Fall is all about warm, saturated colors, oversized everything, and…

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Haute Hollows Eve

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  Haute Hallows Eve: Two Halloween notions that are common but need to be totally thrown out the window, are 1) That Halloween is just for kids. and… 2) That you should dress up as something scary! While I get where both ideas come from, I think Halloween is for everyone! Who says that you have to dress up scary on All Hallow’s Eve to scare away spirits? I think you should dress sexy and…

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Oversized Obsession

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Oversized Obsession: Trend spotting is one of my favorite pastimes to indulge in during #NYFW Other than providing an insight into what’s to come in terms of style, I often find that trends can say a lot about where our culture stands at any given point in time. For example, the glitz, glamour, and flamboyant styles of the 80s directly correlated to the economic flourishing of the time. In our present time, there seems to…

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Fall Fashion Round Up

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Fall Fashion: As Fall descends upon us and New York is set ablaze with Fashionistas and Editors flanking celebrities front row at the hottest runway shows, let us not lose focus. It IS after all, about the clothes. So, to set the trends apart from all the fashion mayhem, I am going to break it down: Velvet is IN. This formal fabric gets a fresh revamp with designers like Louis Vuitton and Libertine sending jewel…

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