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22 Seconds of Style: Parker, Rag & Bone/JEAN, Nightcap Clothing & More!

Check out our new YouTube series 22 Seconds of Style! What a better way to gain quick style knowledge in just 22 seconds? Here’s a full list of all the products used in the video:

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10 Things to Try to Look Like You’re Not Trying

Effortless – my favorite word, style and attitude. The secret to happiness and all good things in life is, to simply put it, “give no f**ks.”  I mean think about the ideal woman, a Victoria’s Secret model, and the ideal man, James Bond. Granted the Victoria’s Secret models weigh about as much as the average 12 year old and have legs that go on for months, and Bond looks phenomenal in a suit and always has a perfectly chiseled jaw line. It’s the element of not caring or trying to be cool that makes them both SO cool.

The VS model with her seemingly not styled, messy, tousled bedhead and soft smokey eyes walking around in her lingerie in front of an audience with a flirty smile as if it were any other day and not the average person’s nightmare. Then there’s Bond getting into to fist fights on top of trains, dangling from the sides of buildings and slipping out of every predicament and into the next without breaking a sweat and keeping a monotone, unamused voice. The ultimate Mr. Cool.

Regardless if you fall into the mainstream standards or follow the beat of your own drummer, as long as you carry yourself as if you’re proud and no one is watching, you can get away with anything.

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Trending: Stripes!

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People might be intimidated by wearing striped tops, jeans, dresses, etc. Stripes have the reputation of making you look wider than you truly are. However, according to a style report on TLC, “A perception expert at the University of York in the U.K. found that when two women of the same size wore horizontally and vertically striped dresses, the woman wearing the horizontal stripes appeared thinner. These experiments were based on the Helmholtz square illusion, first created in the eighteenth century, and suggest that horizontal stripes may help slim the figure by creating a 3D effect and introducing depth.”

Check out a few easy ways to look great and feel confident wearing stripes! (more…)

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Must-Have Items for When the Sun Starts Shining

We’ve gone through some roller coaster-style weather here in New York this past year. Rain storms, tons of snow, Hurricane Sandy and too many gray days left me begging for spring time. Our first couple weeks of spring wasn’t all that great honestly. It was kinda grey and chilly, but now the sun is shining and the flowers are starting to bloom lining the sidewalks with vibrant colors.

Now that warm spring weather is in full effect, I find the sleeves on my tops are slowly inching up towards my shoulders. And although I love wearing boots, I love when it comes time to ditch them for half the year and switch to flats and sandals. When I think of spring my mind goes straight to light-wash denim, slouchy tops and lightweight sweaters. On that note, here are a few of my must-have items that no wardrobe should be without! (more…)

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Rachel’s Radar: Distinguished by Denim

Current/ElliottDenim has been an all time favorite from season to season. The big three denim brands used to be Levi’s, Lee and Wrangler. Now there are so many different and trendy brands such as J Brand, , Citizens of Humanity and Current/Elliott just to name a few.

Denim Denim became popular with the youth in the 1950s as a symbol of teenage rebellion, in movies such as The Wild One. Jeans were not the “good girl good boy” style back in the day. Currently called jeans, earlier known as dungarees, are a staple in everyone’s wardrobe. (more…)

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Singer22 Look of April – Behind the Scenes

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As the saying goes: April showers bring May flowers. We’ve been experiencing some pretty unpredictable weather this month in New York. If you’re like us and haven’t been able to feel the full effect of spring, we put together a few versatile, fashionable outfits that will get you through this weather roller coaster.  (more…)

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Beauty Blogger MissMaven Shows Off Her Spring Style Feat. Singer22!

One of our go-to beauty bloggers Teni, of MissMaven.com, put together an exclusive head-to-toe spring look for Singer22! Her spring style consists of two things: cute and comfy. Sounds good to us. (more…)

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Want Ashley Tisdale’s Style? We’ve Got You Covered!

Ashley Tisdale Ashley Tisdale is no stranger to effortless style. Whether she’s running errands, coming from the gym or on the red carpet, she always looks put together from head to toe. Wouldn’t life be so much easier if we woke from our beauty sleep to find a personal stylist ready to dress us in chic clothing? Since not every girl has that luxury, we’re here to help you recreate Ashley Tisdale’s style. Disclaimer: if paparazzi confuses you on the streets for Ms. Tisdale, it’s not our fault. (more…)

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The Definition of Sexy

Street Style Sex sells. Its no secret by now, we all know the more provocative the ad  campagin the more we pay attention (hence the controversial underage Brooke Shields Calvin Klein “nothing gets between me and my Calvins” commercial).  So many of us yearn to be the object of desire to others, because nothing is more flattering than provoking their primal lust. There is no compliment more honest. But what EXACTLY defines sexy? There is always some type of “it” factor that every issue of Cosmopolitan is trying to convince us is easily achievable with a certain outfit or inconspicuous flirty arm touch. It’s much more than that. There’s a reason Ryan Gosling is the center of our fantasies and not so much Steve Carell (no offense Steve!!).  (more…)

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Fashion Meets Baked by Melissa Cupcakes

Baked by MelissaBaked by Melissa. Three words that can grab my attention in less than a second. I’m a huge cupcake lover and what can be better than mini cupcakes with wacky, but oh-so-yummy flavors? If you have never experienced the euphoria of Baked by Melissa, then you need to re-evaluate every decision you’ve made about cupcakes…and life (just kidding, kind of).

Aside from cupcakes (and every other morsel of food) I love shopping, I mean, what girl doesn’t? Let’s be serious. So I decided to combine my love for cupcakes, sometimes referred to as cuppycakes, with fashion because what can be better than outfits that remind me of one of my favorite foods? (more…)

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Ides of March

We’re so excited that winter is disappearing and the spring sun will be warming our cheeks (and the snow!) We created a head-to-toe romantic and stylish look for March that can easily take you from winter to spring. (more…)

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Style Cravings of Unique New Yorkers

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I woke up this morning with the sun streaming in my window reviving my inner 70s bombshell wannabe (hello Brigitte Bardot) and a little of Carmen Sandiego’s catch-me-if-you-can mystery while trying to hide under the covers for some extra sleep. What better way to satisfy my style icon craving than with a floppy hat? The hat, might I add, is the ULTIMATE understated, attention grabbing accessory. Everyone always notices the girl in the hat before anyone else in the room. A Lovely Bird floppy hat is an excellent choice for a look similar to mine or a Civil Clothing snapback for those urban glamazon days.

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Celebs Can’t Get Enough of Hudson Jeans!

Hudson JeansA style of denim that can grab the attention of Alessandra Ambrosio, Olivia Palermo, Selena Gomez and more, is something every girl should consider looking into! Hudson Jeans have been pictured all over the streets lately, especially in two particular styles: LouLou Tux and LeeLoo. Tuxedo-inspired jeans are fairly new to the denim scene but it seems to be making its mark with the likes of stylish celebrities.

Pictured above on Olivia, Alessandra and Jessica is the LeeLoo super skinny cropped jean. They have a slimming silhouette with color-block detail on the waistband and side panel. Since they are cropped at the ankle, you’ll be able to show off those gorgeous new shoes (and not feel guilty about spending your entire paycheck on them!) (more…)

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What do Heidi Klum, Kim Kardashian & Beyoncé Have in Common?

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Well, besides all being beautiful, these lovely ladies all share a deep place in their hearts for J Brand leather leggings. Of course, there are so many brands that have their version of leather leggings or jeans but when three major fashion gurus wear the same pair on more than one occasion, you know you’ve made a hit. (more…)

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I’m Obsessed With: Frame Denim

Frame Denim Miranda Kerr has been spotted out and about wearing Frame Denim multiple times. Who could blame her? The wash is classic and the fit is skinny, what more could you want? Frame is a new brand to hit the denim scene, founded in 2012, but I don’t think it will be going anywhere any time soon. Their fits are flattering and comfortable!

As seen above, Miranda mixes and matches all types of tops, jackets and accessories with these skinny jeans. If you like her edgy and laid back look, opt for a leather moto jacket and dress it up with simple heels. Or keep it sophisticated with a sleek blazer or jacket and flats. The possibilities are endless with these Frame skinny jeans, so go ahead and start planning your outfits!

Click here to pre-order your pair of Frame skinny jeans!

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