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Funny, I don't recall that sweater being monogrammed. That's what I thought last fall when I unpacked a box of cold-weather clothing that I'd stowed away in the attic the previous spring.  Sure enough, my favorite blue sweater wasn't monogrammed, though moths had done a pretty good job of carving out something that looked like my initials.
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Want to get a fashion fix without spending a ton of money?  Take a minute, play tourist and check out these cultural institutions for a little apparel and accessory therapy.  Museums across the country are open, some with adjusted summer hours and senior discounts, waiting for you - yes, you the fashionable one - to visit.
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In a few days Father's Day (June 16) will be here. You still may be sure what to get dear ol' dad or you're pondering what you've already selected. Because no one has ever really admitted that shopping for Pops was easy, I've decided to help you skip aimlessly wandering in the mall by directing you to a few fashionable and novelty gift items that I'm sure he'd love.
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Can't go on that tropical vacation just yet? No need to fret, you can mimic the vibe right here at home minus airline and suitcases. Trending this season is apparel featuring large and small floral prints. I've assembled a look that channels your much needed getaway and won't drain your pockets.
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Look out dolls! Fashion designer Betsey Johnson is coming to a TV screen near you!
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It's official: Marc Jacobs, the iconic American design darling who helms three fashion brands -   Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton  - can become an AARP member as of today.
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Wednesday nights are hotter and even more stylish. TVLand's Hot in Cleveland is back for a fourth season with its cast even more sizzling than before. Enter Lori Eskowitz, the costume wizard behind the great wardrobes worn by the sitcom's leading ladies, pictured above -Wendie Malick, Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli and AARP ambassador Betty White. I recently had the delight of chatting with Lori about her work with these funny ladies.
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Visionary. Icon. Pioneer. Those are the adjectives often associated with powerhouse American designer Norma Kamali, 67, who with 30+ years of design experience continues to evolve her eponymous fashion company. Kamali, who has been lauded with a plethora of style awards - from the Council of Fashion Designers of America to the Fashion Walk of Fame - remains a constant on today's fashion scene. She is no longer just known as the creator of the red bathing suit Farrah Fawcett wore or the woman who helped revolutionize shoulder pads. Kamali is an innovator. After a successful partnership with Walmart in which she was the retailer's top online clothing brand, Kamali had an idea to re-create a similar $100 or less line for her own brand. We invited the fashion trendsetter to talk about the collection and why you should be interested.
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On a recent trip to south Georgia, I got the opportunity to spend a few days at the home of an 83-year-old who embodies timeless style. While this octogenarian may not be able to wear stilettos and chooses not to don miniskirts, she is a fashionista and seemingly my style icon.
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Short and sassy, it's style with an attitude.  And after all these years, I'm just now really embracing the ever-popular miniskirt.
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