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 We just LOVE these black & white photos of Olivia Palermo!
Our favorite fashionista & style crush recently revealed to Spanish Vogue that she will be launching her own fashion line! Her design venture will be the focus of her new reality show, and we can't wait to see what it looks like!!!
Take a behind the scenes peek of her Spanish Vogue (January 2011 issue) photoshoot in the video below!
By the way, are we the only ones who think she looks a bit like a young Fairuz in the top photo?? :)
 
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A futuristic flashback!

From Joanie's Marilyn Monroe-esque pencil skirts to Betty's classic Grace Kelly cupcake dresses, the clothes worn by the characters of the phenomenal Mad Men have captivated fans everywhere. Now, women are trading in their khakis for couture and their pumas for pumps. Finally, it's hip to dress well again. Emmy-Award winning costume designer Janie Bryant offers readers a peek into the dressing room of Mad Men, revealing the design process behind the various characters' looks and showing every woman how to find her own leading lady style--whether it's vintage, modern, or bohemian. Shop for it HERE on Amazon! We can't wait to receive our copy!!!

 
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Christian Dior reveals the secrets of style in this charming handbook that no woman should be without. An indispensable guide that covers everything from what to wear to a wedding and how to tie a scarf to how to walk with grace, The Little Dictionary of Fashion is full of timeless tips. From afternoon frocks and accessories to traveling and tweed, Dior’s expertise ensures every girl will know the three fundamentals of fashion: simplicity, grooming, and good taste. Published for the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Golden Age of Couture exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dior’s “New Look” and illustrated with delightful photographs and drawings, this handbag-sized classic is the perfect gift for style-conscious women. Purchase your copy today on Amazon!

 
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It may have been a staple of women's fashion for decades. But the LBD (short for Little Black Dress) has only now been officially recognised in the dictionary.

The abbreviation is one of more than 2,000 words and phrases added to the third edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English, published today.

Also making it in is the vuvuzela, the football fan's trumpet which noisily blasted into the public consciousness at this summer's World Cup. Other new entrants include tweetup (a meeting arranged through Twitter); cheeseball (a person lacking taste or style); and a turducken (a roast dish consisting of a small chicken inside a duck inside a turkey). They are joined by bromance, which describes a close but nonsexual friendship between men.

Further new entries have been influenced by the internet, such as microblogging (posting short entries on a blog) and defriend  -  to remove a friend on Facebook. Familiar phrases such as 'on the naughty step' and 'national treasure' are also included.

A spokesman for publishers Oxford University Press said the dictionary, which was first published in 1998 and is not to be confused with the Oxford English Dictionary, uses a 'word bank' that is continually updated, making it 'fully based on evidence of how language is really used'. We're sure Audrey Hepburn would be proud!

 
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A whole book dedicated to earrings? The Earring Style Book: Making Designer Earrings, Capturing Celebrity Style, & Getting The Look For Less is brought to you by designer Stephanie A. Wells of Double Happiness Jewelry. With her vast expertise, she shares techniques, how to make the most dazzling earrings right from home, and how to create various outfits using one of her 40 signature designs. Create celebrity styles & looks from the comfort of your own home! Earring lovers, rejoice. Purchase your copy today on Amazon!

 
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For you FABULOUS single gals, here is a cookbook for women celebrating the therapeutic power of food! Every woman knows that food is more than just fuel--it's self-medication that, when administered properly, with just the right amount of fat, salt, sugar, and chocolate, can cure everything from a bad breakup to a full-fledged identity crisis. Whether a gal is feeling starved for attention and ready to bask in her own limelight (Diva Dishes), or looking to add a little kick to her romance (Nude Food), Culinarytherapy features recipes to feed her every need.

*Fed up and ready to blow your lid? Let off some of that steam with a Recipe for Revenge like Fried Men and deep-fat-fry that pent up angst in effigy.

*Feeling a pang in the pit of your emotional center? Fill the void with a comfort food recipe like Change Your World Chocolate Chip Cookies and soothe that emotional tummy ache.

  • *Thirst for meaning? Transcend with some Food for the Soul like Tranquility Chicken and nourish your body and spirit.

  • Other recipes include Self-Esteem Salad, Be Your Own Best Friend Fries, Dump Cake, and Healthy Boundary Burritos, as well as fun sidebars like food facials, Cinematherapy moving viewing suggestions for every chapter, Beige Food for When You're Feeling Khaki, and more! Purchase your copy today on Amazon.


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    Every woman has done it, and every woman has had it done to her—the minute you start a new relationship, your girlfriends are pushed to the back burner. But no matter how wonderful the man, it's unlikely he'll ever replace that much-needed time with friends, whether it's bonding over the season finale of The Bachelorette or a heart-to-heart over coffee. After all, says Carmen Renee Berry, MSW, coauthor of Girlfriends: Invisible Bonds, Enduring Ties, women (much like men) speak their own language. But more than that, our girlfriends are the family we choose for ourselves. Below, a few reasons—some silly, some serious—why we'll always need one another.

     
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    They've already gotten the presidential seal of approval, but now three First Ladies have gotten the nod from Vanity Fair.

    Michelle Obama, France's Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, and Britain's Samantha Cameron have all been named to the magazine's 71st Annual International Best-Dressed List.

    To see the full list, visit Vanity Fair online or pick up their September 2010 issue!

    Other glamorous & powerful ladies we felt should have made the list:
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    Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned of Qatar
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    Queen Rania of Jordan
     
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    Betty White may be 88 but she is about to prove she really IS still a wild thing!

    The actress is capping off the day in which she received a much deserved Emmy nomination for her appearance as the oldest -- and might we say funniest -- "Saturday Night Live" host in history by announcing her next role: Calendar pinup girl!

    The last surviving "Golden Girl" tells the BBC she's created a 2011 calendar to benefit the Morris Animal Foundation, which supports research on animal health and welfare.

    The charity pictorial includes photos of the longtime animal activist posing with beloved creatures from the critter and human kingdom in a manner that will permanently seal her cougar reputation.

    One shot features White reclining in a poolside chaise and being served by three shirtless, greased-up hunks dressed only in their Skivvies. Some of her favorite pets, maybe?

    White says all proceeds from the $12.99 calendar -- due in September -- will benefit the foundation.

     
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    Six-figure shopping sprees? Check! Catfights? Check! One of the Prince of Brunei's 40 girlfriends? You bet. Jillian Lauren on her 18-month adventure in a modern-day harem.

    Jillian Lauren quit New York University her freshman year to become a "party guest" for a "wealthy businessman in Singapore," and ended up spending a year-and-a-half in the harem of the Prince of Brunei. A lifelong nonconformist who chafed against her upper-middle-class upbringing, Lauren was living in the Southeast Asian sultanate by age 18, receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts as one of the prince's 40 girlfriends. With the release of her memoir, Some Girls, Lauren — now 36 and living in Los Angeles with her husband, Weezer bassist Scott Shriner, and their young son — talks prostitution, empowerment, and how, even when money is exchanged, feelings are always a factor.

    Read the full story HERE.

    Visit her website HERE.