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Spa Style: Bows at the Dior Institut Plaza Athenee Paris

Inspired by a recent Polyvore contest, let's dream of what we'd wear at the Dior Institut at Plaza Athenee Hotel in Paris!  I'd be bow glam in honor of Christian Dior's femme style.   Welcome to your pink room!  Champagne in the bar with a bow ceiling! Then for a soak in the hydro pool Finally a pre bed time massage with a view of the Eiffel Tower! And here's what I'd wear! Spa Styled Bows! At Dior Institut Paris by candyholladay featuring Tome

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Frippel-anthropy:  In the Pink with CFDA & Frippelicious Designer Lilly Pulitzer! 

(Heads Up: Candy Holladay is honored to announce that in partnership with Pop Sugar and Shopstyle, from Oct. 17 - 23, 10% of the gross revenue generated by the affiliate ShopStyle links in this article will be donated to CFDA’s Fashion Targets Breast Cancer initiative, yay!  *Note sales in the following states are excluded: Arkansas, Alabama, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Wyoming) “In the Pink” - being in tip top health, thriving.   The fashion industry and clothes loving fashionistas like myself are often trivialized as being superfluous and silly.  Probably about as far away from being in the pink as possible.  Just...

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Holladay Runway: Tom Ford Autumn Winter 2016 Review at NYFW

Well y'all I hate to admit, I've always deemed Tom Ford too classic and conservative for our Holladay Frippelosophy style. . . Boy was I wrong!  His Autumn Winter 2016 New York Fashion Week collection takes timeless and turns it trendy with incredibly rich supple accents and fabrics.   Watch the whole show with my commentary on our youtube channel, but here are a few appetizers: Leather jackets wrapped with a leather multi buckle corset like look.  Casual, cool and just so decadent!   A tweed jacket with a bubbled hem that gave it a peplum shape.  I would have taken it away from it's a line skirt mate and put it with destroyed jeans and stilettos.   See through...

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Holladay Runway: Desigual Spring 2017 Review at NYFW Autumn 2016

September is Fashion Month!  First, there's Vogue's September Issue then Fashion Weeks in four chic cities! Kicking off in NYC!  We're reviewing shows - giving styling tips, trendspotting and picking our fave pieces.   First, Desigual Spring 2017.  Watch Desigual's entire Spring Summer 2017 show on our youtube channel or at the bottom of this post (the shoppable version) where I've got commentary and styling ideas.  And if you want bargains on this seasons Desigual, check out our shoppable collage above the video!  This Barcelona brand is a fave.  The colors! The fun! The embellishments!  The vibe was like if the 90s met the 70s and they all joined the military and brought their sewing kits.  AND the model's makeup done...

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Irregular Choice Alice in Wonderland Shoes

The good news, wacky accessory designers, Irregular Choice launched their Alice in Wonderland collection!  The bad news is most of it is sold out already.  Nevertheless, had to share our Cheshire faves! from it along with picks from their fall winter irregular shoe collection too.    Don't forget the deals and steals in the shoppable picks at bottom of the gallery.  Oh and we have a pair for sale in our Fashion Fun collection too!  Only one available though! Are these not the glammest hi top sneakers ever? Paul Bunyan your shirt is on my shoes!     Vamped up Vans a la IC ; )  It's a tea party for your feet!  Cheshire Cat gives everyone you meet a smile! The...

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