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Fashion Friday: Guest columnist shares color of the year

   December 12, 2014 6:45 am    0

This week’s fashion blog is from Christine Eddy. The best wines, aside from the ones we drink, are the ones we wear. Pantone has deemed Marsala the color of the year. Every year since 1990, the Pantone Color Institute has announced its pick for the Color of the Year, and 2015 is going to be filled…

 

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Fashion Friday: ‘Scandal’ style sizzles soon at the Limited

   September 19, 2014 6:40 am    0

 “Scandal”  has its own clothing line, and it’s expected to be a big seller at The Limited. Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) certainly has some style.  “Gladiators in suits” — and other outfits — have crafted a dynamite collection — coming our way Tuesday. Here’s a link to the story in Forbes.  The collection includes 42 pieces with tops, dresses, pants, jackets and some…

 

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Beardskis blowing in with cool weather

   August 20, 2014 6:15 am    0

Well I was going to save this for Fashion Friday, but I just can’t wait that long. If you always wanted a beard — here’s one to warm you up — they are called Beardskis. What a great gift idea. Or Halloween costume idea. It’s about four months to Christmas. Yikes, but what better way to…

 

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Fashion Friday: Toilet paper wedding dress winners are …

   June 13, 2014 6:15 am    0

I DO think you’ll agree these wedding dresses are impressive — made out of toilet paper. The 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress contest held in New York City announced its winners yesterday and they include:   First place:  Romance on a Roll by 28-year-old Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Mich. The designer and professional cheerleader for the Detroit…

 

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Add a little white dress to the weekend

   May 23, 2014 6:47 am    0

This one is from Peebles. It’s $70, and at Macys, I found 65 choices for white dresses. You gotta love a name like White Haute Fashions. Click on that link for some great looks — white with plenty of colorful accessories to pop some style. Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to bring out a LWD (little…

 

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Fashion Friday — sip on a straw with bling

   April 25, 2014 7:22 am    0

Wanna keep those pearly whites from discoloring as a result of too much coffee, tea or other beverages? The folks at strawenvy.com did too. They  sent me an email touting sparkling straws with crystal bling. The straws assure you will sip in style and minimize discolored teeth. These straws work in hot and cold beverages, and they are…

 

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Roll into Charmin toilet paper wedding dress contest

   March 31, 2014 7:41 am    1

It’s time for the 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest sponsored by Charmin. Laura Gawne and Susan Bain, who operate the www.Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com, annually ask  readers to create wedding gowns using toilet paper, tape, needle, thread and  glue. You can win $2,000! Feeling inspired? You have until May 13 to submit your design — just the photos. The…

 

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Fashion Friday goes styling with white dresses

   March 28, 2014 7:37 am    0

No, we’re not talking wedding dresses. Nearly every store and website has some summery white dresses on hand. One of my faves that I wore decades ago was a creamy lacy number I had — think tablecloth lace. It worked for career and event dressing. Just a classic. This one at left is a Style&Co….

 

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Fashion Friday — love a lotta polka dotta

   March 21, 2014 7:02 am    0

Shoes, dresses, skirts, tops — you name it, dots are on it. I’ve probably had polka-dot something every year since I’ve been a kid. The dots are on point this spring too. Many shoes — colorful shoes have dots. And the dresses are everywhere. The retro-style heels at left are from Rakuten — about $48. I…

 

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Daughter buys a car in less than 8 hours

   March 16, 2014 7:12 am    0

The urge to get a new car strikes every spring. Last year my daughter, Kelly, who lives in Pittsburgh, paid off her old Chevy Cobalt and thought about a newer car but found nothing appealing. This year, the old Cobalt was begging to be replaced. She shopped online looking at cars at John Fries Auto Sales,…

 

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