I wouldn’t take it as a compliment if someone looked at one of my shoes and said, “Oh that looks like a comfortable shoe.”  There is a heel that is too high to walk in, certainly.  But who cares?  You don’t have to walk in high heels.

Christian Louboutin, French fashion designer and cofounder of epynonmous fashion house Christian Louboutin Ltd.; known for his signature high-end stiletto footwear which incorporates shiny, red-lacquered soles (1963-present)

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Isn’t elegance forgetting what one is wearing?

Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, popularly known as Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer, founder of eponymous fashion house Yves Saint Laurent YSL; regarded as being one of the foremost fashion designers in the twentieth century (1936-2008)

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+hunting+

My mom’s currently on a lookout to find a versatile bag that’s both classic and work appropriate.  If you have any suggestions, please leave a comment down below!





10 days until Milan Fashion Week 🎀 http://bit.ly/2eWXpZd #fashion #milan

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Get the Look
Top | Nasty Gal
Bottom | Urban Outfitters
Shoes | Converse
Clutch | Kate Spade New York

Playing dress up begins at age five and never really ends.

Kate Valentine, formerly known as Kate Spade, American fashion designer, businesswoman; namesake and former co-owner of Kate Spade New York (1962-present)

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Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.

William John Cunningham Jr., also known as Bill Cunningham, American fashion photographer for The New York Times (1929-2016)

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+oscar+

I was home over the past weekend and my mom unearthed my grandma’s vintage Oscar de la Renta mink and fox fur coat from the 80s.  I couldn’t pass up on this opportunity, so here’s my impromptu fashion show.




Front row in Oscar de la Renta posture 👑 @nickiminaj

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I would also appreciate if people didn’t write malicious comments about this coat because it’s one of my most treasured items and it has a lot of meaning to me.  Thank you! x ec

Trendy is the last stage before tacky.

– Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer, artist, and photographer; head designer and creative director of French fashion house Chanel, Italian fashion house Fendi, his own eponymous fashion label (1933-present)

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Elegance is a question of personality, more than one’s clothing.

Jean-Paul Gaultier, French haute couture and prêt-à-porter fashion designer, formerly the creative designer of Hermès from 2003-2010 (1952-present)

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I realized long ago that skirts are hopeless.  Anytime I hear a man say he prefers a woman in a skirt, I say, “Try one.  Try a skirt.”

Katharine Houghton Hepburn, American actress; leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years (1907-2003)

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Sweatpants are a sign of defeat.  You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.

Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer, artist, and photographer; head designer and creative director of French fashion house Chanel, Italian fashion house Fendi, his own eponymous fashion label (1933-present)

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