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6 Accessories We Didn’t Know We Wanted Until Fashion Month SS16

Among the gorgeous clothes featured at Tokyo Fashion Week’s spring 2016 collections, I fould myself focusing on the details, especially the bags, jewelry and accessories.  Here are some fun girly items I’ll be adding to my closet over the next few months in prep for the new season.  Which items do you plan to buy?

TIARAS.

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The ubiquitous tiaras at Saint Laurent’s show looked fresh and enhanced a number of different hair styles and hair colors. This one is available here.

SCARVES, BEAUTIFUL SCARVES.

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Photo:  Hermes SS2016

CHOKERS WORN OVER SCARVES.

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Photo:  Dior SS16

BOATER HATS.

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Photo:  Beautiful People SS16

BOWS.

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Photo:  Chanel SS16

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Photo:  Lanvin SS16

FRESH & CLEVER HANDBAGS.

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Photo:  Louis Vuitton SS16

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Photo:  Christian Dada SS16

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WEAR 2016 FASHION NOW: 21 WAYS to ROCK the RED and BLACK TREND [SLIDESHOW]

Black and red made a big statement not only on the runways of Spring 2016 fashion month but also in pop culture’s tv shows, movies and real-time street style.  With ruby and ebony hues being a natural fit for fall, why wait until next year to wear them? Here are some of my favorite combinations during the past month.

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The 10 Most Disappointing Shows of Fashion Month So Far [PHOTOS]

It’s okay to be disappointed by some of the ideas you see paraded during Fashion Month.

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Photo:  Marc Jacobs SS2016 RTW

Doesn’t mean you’re negative, pessimistic or opinionated.  Just indicates you’re a critical thinker, not being blindly led.

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Photo:  Tracy Reese SS2016 RTW

Right now we’re in the midst of Milan Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2016 offerings.  When a polished designer wants us to pay for the privilege of looking worse than we do when we awake in the morning, that’s where we should draw the line.

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Photo:  Leanne Marshall SS2016 RTW

Here are the 10 most disenchanting shows so far.

BCBG.

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Photo:  vogue.com

Nicholas K.

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Photo:  nowfashion.com

Rachel Comey.

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Photo:  elle.com

Marc Jacobs.

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Photo:  glamour.com

Ryan Lo.

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Photo:  seen.com

Ashley Williams.

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Photo:  style.com

Marques’ Almeida.

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Photo:  @plaidpanache on Instagram

Tracy Reese.

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Photo:  @trendfudge on Pinterest

A Detacher.

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Photo:  @jewelryrecipe

Faustine Steinmetz.

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Photo:  refinery29.com

Stand Out in a Crowd with These 5 Fool-Proof Fashion Tips

Prior to today’s Julien Macdonald Spring 2016 show at LFW, I had a bit of time to people-watch.

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A few audience members caught my eye not because of who they are but because of how they put themselves together.

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Which prompted this thought:  we spend the majority of our time preparing or waiting for events to begin, events which are often short-lived or anti-climactic.

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Why not flip the script and catch others’ attention while we’re in down-time?. We owe it to ourselves to star in our own life-shows, whether we’re in line at the grocery, meandering in the front yard or waiting for a fashion show to begin.

Here are 5 foolproof techniques to get noticed and be remembered long after you’ve left the crowd behind.

Wear Red.

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Photo:  Kate Middleton at Wimbledon, 2015.

Photo:  Julie Bishop of Australia meets Kate in Canberra, AU, April, 2014.

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Red accessories like hats, bags, scarves and shoes are fail-safe attention-grabbers.

Add Neon to Your Wardrobe.

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Here you have a jacket from Holly Fulton’s Spring 2016 show.

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Holly also featured neon bags in her SS2016 line.

Wear Something Unexpected.

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White hair on a young face, such as this audience member, caught my eye in a crowd of otherwise traditional hair colors.

Large, Colorful Spectacles Draw Attention to Your Eyes.

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Think Kelly Green.

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I’ll share additional tips and tricks in future posts, so tune in!

Traveling to London: 5 Outfits for High Tea

So you’re in London and invited to high tea.  What to wear? Never fear, five options are here.

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5 Inspirational Outfit Ideas for London Fashion Weekend

London Fashion Weekend begins now.  If you’re in need of outfit inspiration for attending the Spring/Summer 2016 shows, here are five looks you may even put together from wardrobe staples already in your closet.

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10 Bloggers Show You How to Wear the Perfect Shade of Green

What is it about the color green that elicits so many compliments when worn in one’s outfit? Whether your favorite shade is kelly, mint, teal, hunter or something in between, I urge you to find a way to incorporate it into your capsule wardrobe. Even if you wear green in something as small as a tourmaline or garnet ring, you’ll find that total strangers go out of their way to ask you about it.  Here are 10 ideas to spur your outfit creativity.

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Photo:  @nuny

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Photo:  @leticiarosso

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Photo:  @moniqueestyle

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Photo:  @omiga

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Photo:  @mitzi89

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Photo:  @omiga

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Photo:  @salvina

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Photo: Paula Deiro’s Secrets

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Photo:  @tisha

You’ll find all of these looks and more at Chicisimo.com