Carpets & Candids: Priyanka’s big sequins

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 7, 2016 16:24:10 January 7, 2016 16:24:10
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Sequins usually come small. Rarely do we get to see them in large form, the way they are here on Priyanka Chopra’s dress. I can’t decide how I feel about it. Can you please tell me how to feel? Maybe I’m so ambivalent about what she’s wearing because I don’t like the hair, at all. Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Megan’s sparkly striped dress

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 7, 2016 15:24:57 January 7, 2016 15:24:57
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I love this dress. You know why? Because it’s fair. It looks just as good on Megan Trainor as it would on Taylor Swift. Which means that it’s well thought. The strong shoulder is great. The stripes are great. The band at the waist keeps the structure, so that the entire look isn’t falling apart. Full Article

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Duana Names: Breaking Bored

Duana Posted by Duana at January 6, 2016 21:34:19 January 6, 2016 21:34:19
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Hi Duana! Just found out today that I'm having a girl! I'm writing you because I feel stuck on girl names. I don't know why but boy names came easier to me with my first born. I don't like girl names that are too flowery or overly cutesy. I like the following names but not married to any of them and they aren't in any particular order: Mabel (my late grandma's name, a contender for a middle name?), Rowan, Beatrice or Beatrix, Penelope, Bryn, Edie, Clementine, Matilda, Rosalind (I like Rosie as a nickname, my husband not as much, maybe sounds like too much a dog's name? :-), Isobel or Isabel Here are a few names I like as well but are taken by friends: Georgia, Maisie, Maeve, Stella, Astrid. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Jessica’s shiny green dress

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 6, 2016 15:44:48 January 6, 2016 15:44:48
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It’s that old Hollywood look. A shiny satin/sateen stress, in champagne or red or green, as seen here on Jessica Chastain, subtly falling off the shoulder showing a hint of skin, sensually but not scandalously. Never been my favourite. But when it’s done right, you can’t really object. Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Garcelle’s green pleats

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 6, 2016 14:55:49 January 6, 2016 14:55:49
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Pleated skirts are showing up a lot. I really, really want one. And pleats look SO great in green. Look at this beautiful skirt here. You could wear this outfit for years. It’ll never go out of style.  Full Article

Duana Names: You May Already Be A Winner

Duana Posted by Duana at January 4, 2016 19:20:51 January 4, 2016 19:20:51

Hi Duana, My husband and I are expecting baby 2 (Jan 15). We aren't sure if we will be having a boy or girl. We have a few options for a girls name but we agreed previously we would call our second son Jack. Our first son is named Sam after one of my family members. The back story is my great-grandfather was named Sampson but went by Sam. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Kristen’s New Year white suit

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 4, 2016 17:51:57 January 4, 2016 17:51:57
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Don’t love the oatmeal tank underneath. But this suit. Drawstring pants. The hem of the pants falling to exactly the right point on her ankle. And the perfect slouch of the jacket. All of it overcomes the material. Not my favourite, this material.  Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Saoirse’s New Year mixed print

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 4, 2016 16:12:08 January 4, 2016 16:12:08
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Right now, it seems like it’s Brie Larson who has the edge on Saoirse Ronan for Best Actress Oscar. On style though, well, Saoirse’s been bringing it for years. She’s been a Rodarte favourite forever. And I love the way she eased into New Year award schedule, with so many events back to back to back, in Palm Springs in this pretty Duro Olowu mixed print dress. Full Article

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