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Kristin
New York
This is a blog dedicated to fashion, art and anything else that inspires both creativity and a positive attitude!
Interests: Fashion, Painting, Reading, Photography and being positive
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It is my pleasure to do a blog featuring my dear friend and FIT design student, Will Drummond. I first met Will at a Fashion design intensive program at Parsons, early last summer. It was clear from day one that Will had talent, and I'm proud to share some of... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at Style City
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I LOVE this trend. I am a big fan of blues, greens and all the intricate hues in between. I encourage anyone and everyone to try a peacock themed garment or accessory, but please keep it to one piece at a time. No one needs to look like they emerged... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at Style City
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Anyone who knows me knows that I'm a sucker for sparkles. But this dress is something I haven't seen before. It's somewhat painterly and edgy, while still retaining and highlighting the feminine figure with the way the sequins have been applied. What can I say? Besides I LOVE IT! P.A.R.O.S.H... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at Style City
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These are the most fabulous clutches I have seen in ages. Alexander McQueen hits it out of the house with every delectable handbag he designs. Compact, classy, but edgy enough to actually justify spending an insane amount of money on, I am pleased to say that any one of these... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at Style City
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YVES SAINT LAURENT Wool Crew Neck Sweater $475 JIL SANDER Slim Cotton-blend Trousers $595 ORLEBAR BROWN Bulldog Mid Length Swim Shorts $240 HARTFORD Pink Linen Shirt $170 PS BY PAUL SMITH Cotton Crew Neck Sweater $215 PANTHERELLA Ribbed Cotton Blend Socks $30 MARC BY MARC JACOBS Cotton Blend Summer Shorts... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at Style City
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Gwen Stefani has been called everything from crazy to outlandish regarding her style. However, it would be naive to say that she has not influenced the world of fashion over the past 2 decades with her music and company L.A.M.B. While I don't always agree with her personal style choices,... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2011 at Style City
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KARA ROSS Sterling silver chrysophase and sapphire earrings $1,345 KARA ROSS Sterling silver onyx and black sapphire cage cuff $5,045 Erickson Beamon at Net-A-Porter $395 CAROLINA BUCCI Woven 18-karat gold bracelet $5,160 PIPPA SMALL 18-karat gold flower stud earrings $720 MAWI Gold-plated crystal and adventurine tusk earrings $315 ILEANA MAKRI... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at Style City
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PAUL NEWMAN "Mr Paul Newman was just so darned good looking, and so impeccably attired, and so absurdly talented, we should all truly hate him. But to add insult to injury, the award-winning star of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Hustler and Cool Hand Luke was also an... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at Style City
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It is really hard to pull off the skull look without looking trashy, aggressive, or gothic. This bracelet, however, is elegant enough that it could be paired with other pieces or worn alone for a feminine, but edgy look. Alexander McQueen Swarovski crystal double-skull bracelet $330 Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at Style City
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In the spirit of the royal wedding, and also to steer away from talking ad nauseum about Kate Middleton's perfect wedding dress choice, I've highlighted instead some of the top wedding dress designers that designer's offered us this year. FLORALS: ROMANTIC: LEGGY: MINIMAL: Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at Style City
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Considering all the hype around the royal wedding, I may begin to include ideas for bridal and wedding styles if enough demand and viewing generates. Thank you to everyone who has been following me. Luckily my numbers are increasing and will only continue to do so if I receive feedback... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at Style City
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Corsets are a wonderful, figure flattering solution to dressing both up or down. However, same women are afraid of corsets because they can easily be written off as trashy or slutty. Do not be dismayed. The following do's and don'ts should encourage you to look for a corset dress or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at Style City
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Yet another fabulous post on mrporter's behalf. Since we are finally hitting some warm weather, it's time to bust out those shorts gentleman. We have come a long way from simply wearing shorts while playing sports or for a more casual, relaxed event. With so many styles, cuts and fabrics,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at Style City
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Okay, so I know I am not a high fashion model but I am wearing clothes and this was taken by a good friend of mine who used to be a fashion photographer, Dali Plavsic, so I am including it. Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at Style City
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Picking sunglasses can be trickier than you think, but they are a must have accessory year round for protecting your eyes as well as to accessorize. The key is to know your face shape and figure out what works for you. With some help from online resources such as framesdirect,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at Style City
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Unfortunately this is one of those circumstances where I dragged a photo from a website, my computer shut down from low battery, and thus I can no longer remember the website where I dragged it from, to my horrible chagrin. But any garment that has a play on 2-D shapes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at Style City
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Finally a day of sun in NYC! Being inspired by this lucky streak of good weather, I decided to list the best wide brim hats for ladies of all ages. This is a great way to keep your face in the shade as well as stylishly accessorize. I would say,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2011 at Style City
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This Columbian designer has received recent press lately due to his Fall Ready to Wear Collection now featured at Bergdorf Goodman. Despite his rapid acceleration in the fashion world, launching in 2001 after graduating from The Antwerp Fashion Academy of Fine Arts, are Ackerman's clothes really desirable? They reflect a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2011 at Style City
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Red is a great, multi-seasonal color perfect for the kind of transition weather we are currently experiencing. It can be paired with neutrals, black or navy, and looks good on any coloring as long as you chose the right hue. Who says we need to confine this color of romance,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at Style City