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Mixed Metals and So Much More, Interview with Brinker Higgins

By Trish McQuillen I must admit, I love looking and shopping for clothes.  I scour magazines, internet sites and store floors to check out the neweststyles and trends of the season. Everything from jackets to […]

12/13/2011

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Four Gifts for the Hostess with the Mostess

Show some appreciation for the invitation into the home of your lovely hostess or host with a parting gift. The key is to keep it low in cost and high in consideration; anyone can pick up a frame, but why not look at the bigger picture? These four gifts will win you an invitation back and place you as the star of your social circle.

CBS Hartford–12/06/2011

Photo Credit: blazer, Nordstroms; dress, Atelier 360; shoes, Saks Fifth Avenue; earrings, Janna Conner Designs

Wrap Up Your Holiday Presence At The Office Party

By Trish McQuillen It’s amazing how finding the right outfit for the right occasion makes all the difference in the world.  If for nothing else, it sets your mind at ease and gives you the […]

11/22/2011

Photo Credit, from left: Blue Bin Trench Coat, Anthropologie; Hudson Signature Bootcut Jean, Hudson Jeans; Vince Skinny Rib Turtleneck, Scoop

Fall Back Into Fashion with Some Friendly Fashion Advise

As a style consultant, I seem to get most of my appointments prior to the Fall season. My guess is that as clients get ready for a season of layered styles and extra accessories, they’re less certain of what pieces are timeless and which pieces can be purged.

11/15/2011

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Splurge: Men’s Watches for under $500

By Mary Wheeler Nothing says style better than a chic, timeless watch. Whether worn casually to the office or dressy for a night out, you really can’t go wrong with one of these essential accessories. […]

11/08/2011

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Splurge! Men’s Fall Fashion Finds

By Mary Wheeler Fall is here and what better way to kick off the season then with some stylish attire for men. We’ve spotted four great finds from various Connecticut retailers. From rustic shoes, to […]

11/01/2011

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Best Last-Minute Halloween Stores in Connecticut

By Mary Wheeler Still haven’t decided what you want to be for Halloween? It’s ok-we’ve all slacked on this holiday every once in awhile. We’ve found the best last-minute costume shops (and fabric/craft stores for […]

10/25/2011

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Splashin’ in Fashion, Best Rain Boots in CT

On the street I noticed a young woman who was actually wearing a stylish Hunter rain boot disguised as a funky addition to her outfit. She moved too swiftly for me to snap a shot, but I was able to find the same boot on line to share with you.

10/18/2011

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Best Suit Stores in CT for Any Occasion

By Mary Wheeler A classic suit can be worn anywhere, and that’s why we love them. We hunted down four suit stores in Connecticut for both casual (think: to the office or for a job […]

10/11/2011

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Yoga Wear: Go With The Flow

By Molly Dwyer Whether you are a veteran yogi or just starting out, having the proper gear is essential to maintaining yourOM-yogic center. Yoga is a beautiful and relaxing exercise for both your mind and […]

10/04/2011

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