the one thing: eight new basics.

most of the time when i’m reading magazines, the editorials are merely fantasy…i’m not going to be leaping around wearing something gorgeous with outrageous and makeup done by pat mcgrath. for shopping, i’m usually looking at the front of the book for ideas or in a magazine like vogue, i’m checking out the index section, which is a great mix…
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editorial focus: in defense of kate upton.

i am not a model stan, but i do love is the emergence of models from all over, all colors and all sizes. while vogue italia has done a black themed issue and a ‘curvy’ issue, and american vogue touted the arrival of asian models, i do love when a new girl bursts onto the scene, usually hand picked by…
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editorial focus: la chica de rosa.

there is something to be said for a wardrobe that stays simple and minimal on the colors but complicated on the silhouettes. it’s also something to have a signature color, the way kate lanphear wears mostly black. in “la chica de rosa,” from vogue spain august 2012, model querelle jansen mixes these concepts as she wears fall collections from alexander…
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editorial focus: true colors.

i love everything about this editorial in the summer h&m magazine. the colors are feminine yet slick, the neon yellow accent is spot-on. the simple backdrop lets the clothing really shine (and there’s something fresh about no accessories), and the hair and makeup add to an almost android feel. the the best thing? everything shown is under $150. see the…
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editorial focus: sophisticated lady.

over the weekend, i went through my extensive collection of magazines and found this gem of an editorial featuring two models who continue to make the scene today, karen elson and carolyn murphy. it’s amazing how you can see something from over ten years ago that still looks relevant and timeless today…silk suiting, wide leg pants, body hugging sheaths, khakis,…
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