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the essentials: the unsung hero – little white dress

Nina Garcia says: the LWD is the ‘unsung’ hero according to nina garcia in One Hundred.  wearing white can be tricky, especially if you are like me and enjoy your morning coffee. how i work the LWD: i grew out … Continue reading

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the essentials: L is for primal & sexy leather

in the One Hundred, nina garcia says that wearing leather pants are ‘primal’ and ‘sexual’. not exactly the words you want to describe your workwear, or at least not in most cases. i’m opting for the leather ‘skirt’ as the … Continue reading

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the essentials: ” I” is Investment Bag – Pt. 2

                just a quick follow-up from my previous post on the “Investment” Bag.  how i work it: this Cole Haan tote is the perfect work bag for me. it’s a medium size bag … Continue reading

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the essentials: the Investment Bag

the Essentials: the ‘Investment’ bag (or just a really good bag that fits all your stuff) in Nina G.’s world the “Investment Bag” goes something like this, Chanel, Birkin, LV Speedy, the Jackie O. Sadly, I do not live in … Continue reading

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the Essentials: H is for ‘hoop’sters

Nina G. says that hoop earrings are an “old standby”. i call them my everyday ear-wear. She also says to reserve the “big chunky door knockers” for your gig as a backup dancer. lol i need to remember that. how … Continue reading

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the Essentials: Glove Love

             Nina G. says that your gloves must fit perfectly and that fingerless ones are good for when you want to be badass. i need to get some fingerless gloves pronto! how i work it: … Continue reading

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the Essentials: F is for “Flats” in the nude

Nina G. says ballet flats are timeless, chic and more importantly, for us practical 9to5ers, comfortable. win-win! how i work it: those flats are like Lays Potato Chips – i can’t just have one! i opted for 9west flats with … Continue reading

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the Essentials: F is for Fly Fall Boots

in the “One Hundred”, Nina G. lists fishnets, frye harness boots and a fur stole (geez, really? who wears those?!) among the “F”s that every stylish woman must own. i’ve opted for a pair of heeled pointy-toed boots as a … Continue reading

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the Essentials: say hola! to the leather espadrilles

Nina G. describes these as the “ultimate summer shoe”. maybe. i personally love these because i can wear them all day without getting my heel caught in a sidewalk crack. how i work it: these rudsak espadrilles are patiently waiting … Continue reading

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The Essentials: The Booties

The Essentials: B is for (ankle) booties Nina G. says, if worn properly booties can elongate the legs. Now, who wouldn’t want that?!  how i work it: these are my new black suede Ateliers booties which i plan to wear … Continue reading

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