Fashion Friday: Spring Accessories—the Clutch

April 25, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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To help you take hold of your accessories this spring season, here are 5 of our favorite clutches—large enough for all your accoutrements without shirking a reputation that the best things come in small packages. We hope they add both elegance and zsa zsa zoom to your fashion wardrobe this spring.

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Fashion Friday: Maria Cornejo Designs for ‘Brainy, Strong Women’

April 18, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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Maria Cornejo’s approach to fashion is “to bridge the disparity between what is being photographed and what people actually wear.” She craves the “things that have substance, rather than being just eye candy.”

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Fashion Friday: Diane Von Furstenberg’s Wrap Dress Turns 40

April 11, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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The Wrap Dress, made iconic by designer Diane von Furstenberg, turns 40 this year—fitting perfectly with Women’s Voices’ mission of redefining life after 40.

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Fashion Friday: The ‘Dee Hutton’ Collection, by Designer Nedenia Hutton Craig

April 4, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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The New York–based designer-to-watch Nedenia Hutton Craig recently unveiled the second collection of her DEE HUTTON [deehutton.com] line at the VERDURA jewelry showroom in New York City. The collection is billed as “an ode to old world craftsmanship and the intimate customer experience of sumptuous atelier salons.”

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Fashion Friday: Five Fashion Women Of Note

March 28, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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This week, we share with you five incredible memoirs and biographies of fashion women of note whom we admire. There are many lessons to be gleaned from the way they lived their lives, both in and beyond the world of fashion.

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Fashion Friday: 5 Innovative TED Talks on Fashion

March 21, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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In the spirit of TED, for this week’s Fashion Friday we’ve curated five innovative TED Talks that center on style and fashion.

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Fashion Friday: Spring Reading

March 14, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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From the artistic creations of Elie Saab, Oscar de la Renta, and Carolina Herrera to the classic homage to the little black dress, we’ve got your spring fashion reading covered.

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Traveling in Style

February 22, 2014 by Patricia Allen

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By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

I lament, as do so many of you, that airline travel today is often worse than taking the Greyhound bus. But I believe that we can each do our part to raise the fashion bar for air travel, starting with new luggage.

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OUT OF THE VORTEX, INTO THE SUN

February 21, 2014 by Karen Weiner Escalera

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By Karen Weiner Escalera

Eight sunny, luxe resorts close enough to let Northeasterners flee the Polar Vortex for a long-weekend getaway.

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Verdura: Romancing with Stones

February 7, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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This Valentine’s Day, glamour lives on at Verdura in its jewelry designs inspired by the world’s greatest love stories. These gems were designed decades ago as love-tokens for the illustrious.

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Love, Globally

February 7, 2014 by Erica Suk

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By Erica Suk

In South Korea and Japan, Valentine’s Day—the holiday devoted to showing and sharing love—is not confined to just one day. Rather, it is celebrated over three days in three separate months: a day for the men, a day for the women, and a day for singles.

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Fashion Friday: Style Begins at Home

January 31, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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To create an interior environment pleasing to anyone trapped inside by the Polar Vortex, consider these new and enticing books on style: rustic style (Quirky, Bohemian, Sophisticated, and more); Tom Scheerer’s restrained brand of chic; the Axel Vervoordt company’s aesthetic combining natural elements, antiques, and fine art; and Taschen’s unique style.

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Fashion Friday: Home Is Where the Hearth Is

January 24, 2014 by Erica Suk

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By Erica Suk

The easiest way to stay warm indoors is simple layering. Look for fabrics that are woven in a thermal or waffle pattern or fabrics that have fine, tight weaves of synthetic fibers. These types of fabrics are more likely to keep heat close to your body.

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Fashion Friday: Undergarment Protection From Freezing Temperatures

January 17, 2014 by Erica Suk

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By Erica Suk

Layering provides protection from frigid temperatures. Innovations in textile technology have created a wide variety of fabrics and designs that improve heat retention and prevent penetration of the cold air to the skin.

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Fashion Friday: Accessories for the Polar Vortex

January 10, 2014 by Erica Suk

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By Erica Suk

The Polar Vortex is the new normal for New York City weather. We have gathered ideas for winter weather gear that will allow women in these unusually frigid days to be warm, ‘cuz, baby, it’s cold outside!

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