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New York Finishes Off Fashion Week Right.

With snow and the bitter cold in New York, we Yankees always find a way to show what we have hidden under our heavy coats. Making sure that whatever we wear over, under and with our outerwear, are standout pieces and not to be messed with.

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Get similar boots from Seychelles Orchestra $170 and
Dolce Vita Eve Boot $292.

Both available on Endless.com

making sure the footwear rules

Dolce Vita Chain Booties $189

Kelsi Dagger Over The Knee Boots $220

Proenza Schouler Lace-Up Booties,Nero $1,136

All boots are available at Endless.com

new york fashion week accessories

House of Harlow 1960 Short Key Necklace in Gold $69 & 1960 Abalone Starburst PNecklace in Gold $80

Jennifer Zeuner Multi Charm Chain Stud Lariat Necklace with Diamond $352 & Learge Eye with 3pt Diamond Necklace in Silver $242

All necklace are available at SINGER22.com

dressing up the black coat inside and out

Fila Mid Sneakers $60.00.   Endless.com

LnA Leggings $159

CC Skye Chain Strap Bag $540  Both Leggings and Bag from SINGER22.com

Yumi Kim Courtney Top $138 at YumiKim.com

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The Right Fashion Week Flame!

The fashion week torch which burned brightly in New York last week, has since been given to London allowing us to continue our droll fest and make our wish lists for Fall 2010 fashionable pieces even longer.

What did we take away from the city that sets the pace for the other fashion capitals around the world?

NYFW velvet dresses

Velvet Dreams: It will come in pants, leggings, jackets and dresses. Pairing your velvet piece with the right jacket and shoes prevents you from standing out in the wrong way.

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Shine Sir Lot: Putting the shine in the clothes gives us a different version of bling that we can love and afford.

fall long dresses

Living A Longer Life: Maxi Dresses are back. But for the colder days, adding a sweater, jacket and boots makes them Fall friendly.

fall one shoulders

One Sided Focus: Try to keep on your good side will make you happier and sexier.

A new trend of watching fashion is “live Streaming.”  This allows designers, especially emerging ones to show their creations to the greatest audience out there, you! The hottest one was William Rast.

Take it away London!

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Fashion Week Statement Makers.

New York Fashion Week will be over soon, and we survived this first lap of the Fall 2010 collections even with all the snow and freezing tempertures.  From what I’ve seen, we’ve layer it up  pretty well and in our own unique way.  This is something that we do well with the right coat and boots, but what about accessories?  In this case ,bigger is better because you should have to stand out with what you wear around your necks along with the overcoats and hats.

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All of the pieces featured on this page plus many more “statement makers” are available  on CoutureCandy.com

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No New York, Yea London.

new york spring10NYC is where the trends start, we’re suppose to give London, Milan and Paris reasons to get nervous and revamp their fashion collections because This City sets the bar high. I know we’re feeling the recession in NYC, but isn’t that a reason to step up and create pieces that will make us WANT to buy a dress that $500?

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Somehow New York based designers got lazy and gave us safe pieces that really didn’t have any “double take” factor to them.  Bright colors could barely be found and designers were being selfish with prints and daring silhouettes.  The bar was put down, giving London the responsibility of pushing it back up.

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It started with Duro Olowu and Erdem who hits you with prints and bright colors with makes you wish that you could buy their pieces now. My fashion high started and seeing Burberry Prorsum’s collection just made it tough to stop looking.  Draping a trench, “what the…”, my fashion brethren, you know what that is?!  New York was quickly forgotten and London’s designers showed us that their sleepy city should not be taken for granted.

Before the end of this week, we’ll see if Milan will keep this spring fix going and if Paris will finalize the trends we should look forward to.

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