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Style Guide: Why The Midi Matters

Mel Boteri Style Guide - How to wear a midi dressChic and romantic, the midi-dress is a true art form this season, and because it can be harder than most lengths to pull off, we believe it is a true symbol of feminine confidence. The below-the-knee cut of this dress has a certain sensuality that is a must-have for 2015. Luckily, our tips and inspiration will have your midi-look covered no matter your personal style. 


The Boyfriend Jean: Keeping It Classy For Coco

Whether she intended it or not, Coco Chanel may be the underlying reason for the current rage over the Boyfriend Jean. She did, after all, take women out of their restrictive corsets and set the standard for pants as a functional yet stylish fashion statement. But equally known for her elegance and impeccably tailored clothing, we would like to believe that Coco would appreciate a chic, never sloppy, approach to wearing this casual jean. Here's how to mix feminine with masculine and keep your look classy.


Style Guide: Heels 101

Stilettos, pumps, platforms or peep-toes, call them what you will, no other style offers more sex appeal and confidence to a woman than the high-heel shoe. They can make or break your outfit and they play an important role in building out the right look, so keep yourself on track with our Style Guide: Heels 101.

Fashionably Lace: A Guide To Lacing Up Your Personal Style

Although this elegant fabric is often associated with royalty or a beautiful bride walking down the aisle - and sometimes both as was the case with Kate Middleton - don't underestimate the versatility of lace. Attributed with grace and femininity, lace can be dressed up or down to highlight every woman's feminine side. 

Focusing specifically on the lace skirt, read more on how to style it to accentuate your unique and personal style. 


The Party's Over, But The Dress Must Go On: How To Transform Your Dress From Night-To-Day

With The New Year, Valentine's Day and Award's Season viewing parties under your belt, I’m sure you have an impressive collection of party dresses in your wardrobe. So now what?? Well rather than send them off to your fave consignment shop or let them gather dust, here are some unique ways to incorporate these pieces into your everyday look.


Walk It Out: NYFW Street Style Trends Revealed

Fashion Week is officially upon, us with Nicholas K kicking it off last week at the Pavilion in NYC. And although it is thrilling to see how each presenting designer envisions the season ahead, I have to admit that it's just as (if not more) exciting to catch the unedited style on the streets!! This is, after all, where we get to see how each individual interprets the fashion trends, and where unique personalities truly stand out.  



Dress It Up For Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day gives us yet another reason to focus on our style. But rather than stress over what to wear, choose one of our looks here and spend the rest of your valuable time picking out the perfect gift for that special someone. 

4 Easy Ways To Transition Your Work Look From Day To Night

After a long and tiring day at work, we often feel the need to go out with friends and let loose a bit. But when your office attire is too serious for happy hour, what often happens is we go home to change and end up on the couch in comfies and a glass of wine instead. Win this fight between your time and your wardrobe by focusing your outfit on one piece that will easily transition from day-to-night. Here are 4 discreet and practical wardrobe items that will help get you from your desk to the bar in no time!!


Trend Report: What's In And What's Out for 2015

Clothing that once caused a stir in the fashion world, no longer raises the brow for current fashion designers. Heidi Klum perhaps says it best on Project Runway when she so eloquently dismisses the losing designer by stating: "As you know in fashion, one day you are in. And the next day you are out." So are you wondering which trends will reign the must-have lists for 2015? Our Trend Report of What's In and What's Out has you covered. 


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