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PRE-LOVED THREADS AND HOW TO STYLE A LOOK FOR A DAY ABOUT …

Brrr it has been cold around here. Though no where near as bad as the mid-west. On this day it was not too bad and at 33 degrees felt down right balmy. I was in Soho and met up with…

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SAKS POTTS FALL 18 FOR LOOKBOOK FRIDAY

I’am sure many of you have heard the buzz about Saks Potts. An unusual name for an eclectic fashion house that is having a moment thanks to Kendall Jenner. I can see why she loves the brand. The retro vibe, standout saturated pastels and an unabashed sense of decadence is irresistible. Who doesn’t want to be Holly Golightly for a day

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YOUTUBE—WHO I WATCH AND WHY A FEW SUGGESTIONS TO KEEP YOU …

We all know that the “influencing” landscape has changed or more accurately “is changing”, as in it seems that it is constantly influx. And spearheading that change is YouTube. Good or bad, right or wrong much like Instagram it is…

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MARC JACOBS REDUX 1993 GRUNGE COLLECTION FOR LOOKBOOK FRIDAY

Today we are looking at Marc Jacob’s Redux 1993 Grunge collection. A collection that pays homage to the visionary collection from 1993 which featured looks highly influenced by the grunge movement at the time in the music arena. As we know what goes around comes around. The seventies, the eighties, the nineties it is all fair game.

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PFW OUTSIDE RICK OWENS SS 2019 PART TWO

Fashion Week is less then a month away and yep I am still posting photos from SS2019. More from PFW most of these photos and the next round which I will post next week were outside the Rick Owens show. I still have much to learn about photography and shooting street style

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PFW STREET STYLE PART TWO-SHOOTING IN DIRECT SUN LIGHT THIS WAS A …

Here is part two of my PFW SS2019 street style coverage. Again I don’t recall what show I was shooting. I knew at the time but with that awful cold I did not keep track. Between being sick and the troubles with the AIR BNB host I was off my game and not on top of things. I was happy just to get to the location and shoot.

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FENDI RESORT 2019 FOR LOOKBOOK FRIDAY

Fendi’s resort collection for 2019 is a graceful balancing act between feminine romance and masculine artifice. The suit and the man tailored aesthetic anchors the lineup and is expressed in exquisite detailing, dreamy pastels and delicate lady like prints.

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MARC JACOBS SNAPSHOT BAG-AN AFFORDABLE WAY TO MAKE A STATEMENT

You would have to be living under a rock if you were unaware of the statement bag trend, and in particular the statement crossbody bag is having a moment. It seems every self respecting influencer has been spotted sporting this…

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PFW SPRING-SUMMER 2019 STREET STYLE PART ONE

Paris is burning. Wow. The images I am seeing on the news are so different from when I was there. We are certainly living in trying times. I am not sure what to think of  the world anymore. Though today I am sharing with you happier images of the city of lights. This is my first post for PFW, I don’t even know what show I was shooting, as I have expressed in earlier posts I was quite sick and really struggled

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CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK VLOGMAS 2018 FOLLOW ALONG WITH ME THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Can you believe Christmas is over as is 2018? This was a crazy year. Much of it not so good. I hope through all the nonsense we have to deal with as a nation that there were at least some bright spots in everyone’s lives. For me it was attending Fashion Week, going to Paris, spending time with friends, having dinner with my nephew in the city for the first time and of course the holiday season

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DIOR FALL/WINTER 2018 FOR LOOKBOOK FRIDAY

As we are now full on in to the holiday season I wanted to share some festive looks for Lookbook Friday. Dior known for it’s classic lines and impeccable attention to detail offers up a collection that is traditionally romantic with sophisticated pieces that are both demure and sultry.

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