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Kate Hudson - Spring & Summer Outfit

 Capturing Kate's Magic      Kate Hudson actor and fashion maven on the red carpet and in daily life recently made headlines in a fresh and fun outfit for a Memorial Day 2015 weekend bash in Malibu, California.  The fashion ensemble is Audreyesq classic with flirty pants, swimsuit underneath, creamy loose sweater, whimsical tote, flashy eyewear, pointy toed pumps and finishing with an engaging smile.  The ultimate easy breezy outfit, which works all summer long.  Let's deconstruct this ensemble and mix with a bit of Audrey that can be effortlessly yet glamorously  worn over again during the dog days of summer. Kate and Audrey Polished  - The Pant      "The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters."  - Audrey Hepburn I.  Paint Pattern Infused Pant:   First start with choosing a pant, skinny, capri or jean with a two toned geometric design that is bold to the eye.  No leggings or sweat pants.  St.

Swimwear for Summer Sunshine Fun

Bathing Suit Mania      "Sunshine is my favorite accessory!" Summer sunshine, sandy beaches, chaise lounge chairs, glittering pools and refreshing drinks come to mind during the opening days of summer fun. When searching for the "perfect" swimsuit, eyes glaze over, anticipation in fitting rooms becomes frantic and the stress meter runs high.   Frankly finding a swimsuit that is flattering on skin that has been kept from the sun for months is a chore that can be nerve wracking.  However, after coming home from a sun filled Mexican vacation, there is only one style that fits all body types.  The one piece swimsuit hands down is the most flattering.  And, while viewing the finale of the series   ( Mad Men, AMC),  there is something so refreshingly charming and sexy about choosing the most figure enhancing silhouette from the 1950's and '60's.  And, which brand reigns supreme for this fashionista?   Drum roll please - La Blanca! One-Piece P

Mothers Day - Top Five Gifts

This post contains affiliate links. I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Mother Enlightenment Mothers Day is this weekend and with this day it is interesting to ponder about the essence of what makes a mother, mom and a wise woman.  Mothers can guide children, can provide protection and can remain a constant force and role model to a child for life.  The word "can" is used since not all are graced with an inspirational and caring birthing mother yet this does not stop a child to form other "mother" attachments.   It is the beauty and desire of most women to provide wisdom to the next generation and to understand that the path of being a mother comes in many forms which does not always include birthing a child. There are all types of mothers ranging from women who give birth, adopt, stepmothers or being fortunate enough to be a second mom to their friends children.   The tapestry is breathtaking and fulfilling for women maki

Met Gala 2015 - Red Carpet Fashion

Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute China: "Through the Looking Glass" May 7, 2015 - August 16, 2015        The Good, The Mad, The Crazies & The Shining Star       On Monday, May 4, 2015, The Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Gala in New York City benefit gala featured the new exhibit China: "Through the Looking Glass."    This gorgeous display will explore the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion.   The gala was a glamorous affair attended by a flood of celebrities, socialites and designers all ready to celebrate the Chinese influence on fashion throughout the ages.  Interestingly, the theme title seemed to confuse many in attendance with the characters in the movie Alice in Wonderland (2010)  since the clothing choices by the elite were indeed a madcap of eccentricities.   These crazed apparel selections sandwiched amongst the stylish and appropriately dressed caused excitement and amusement for the worl