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New Giuseppe Zanotti shoes are ‘worst shoes ever’ shoe--300x450.jpgIf you want to step out with a big-bucks look, these gaudy stilettos are right on the money. A 3 ½-inch-tall dollar sign encrusted with Swarovski crystals embellishes the 4 1/3-inch high-heeled gold leather, strappy spikes by Giuseppe Zanotti. [@NewYorkPost]

Madonna confirms clothing line madonna.jpgThe pop icon is joining forces with Iconix to launch MG Icon - a fashion venture which will see a range of projects rolled out across the retail world, the first of which will be the developing of her junior line, Material Girl. [@MyFashionLife]

Fall 2010 Fashion Trends: a User’s Guide PJ-AU022_STYLE3_D_20100310193712.jpgThe fur hoodie. The tailored blazer that doubles as a cape. The simple sheath dress digitally printed with a giant landscape turned abstract. Key looks from the just-ended runway shows suggest fall’s fashions are going to be sporty and classic—but far from boring. Find out how to pull off the new runway styles. [@Wsjlifestyle]

Does Seacrest Need a Lesson in Fashion Reporting? 11Seacrest_CA0-articleInline.jpgRYAN, Ryan, Ryan. It’s Journalism 101: who, what, when, where and why, as in, “Who are you wearing?” Did Ryan Seacrest, 35, let down the fourth estate — or at least the fashion slice of it — when he failed to ask that question while interviewing many of the arriving celebrities on E!’s pre-Oscar show last Sunday? [@NYTimesStyle]

Burberry Sues T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Over Alleged Counterfeits buberry-storefront-590ls012110.jpgFendi recently won an impressive $4.7 million dollar judgement against Burlington Coat Factory for continuing to sell fake Fendi bags. Now, Burberry claims TJX Co., the parent company of discount chains including T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, has been selling counterfeits in mass quantities, [@StyleListsays]


Christian Siriano for Payless Platform Shoes Big Trend at a Cheap Price Talon Heels are the of-the-moment crazy fashion trend, why not make it cheap chic? [@Focusonstyle]

8 Little Things That Can Make You Unpretty mr_8c5a539dc173a0.jpgYou know how your favorite lipstick can take you from ho-hum to hot in three seconds flat? Well, there are a few little behaviors that can make you appear less attractive just as fast. To avoid looking anything less than your gorgeous best, steer clear of these uncute quirks. [Shine]

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Hollywood’s leading ladies never fail to dazzle the night of the Academy Awards—but don’t be fooled: Their svelte silhouettes are the result of highly regimented exercise and eating habits. Oz Garcia, nutritionist to the stars, reveals Hollywood’s pre-awards slimming secrets.

Penelope Cruz, Sandra Bullock, Carey Mulligan, and more lit up the red carpet in seriously glamorous gowns. Find out ELLE’s picks for the best 2010 Oscar dresses.

The chicest Hollywood duos, from Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick to Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony hit the Oscar red carpet.

From gray roots to bleached brows, these 10 hair and makeup don’ts were dos on the spring 2010 runways. Let’s hope these faux pas don’t become popular.

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Wedding season is fast approaching and brides-to-be are on the search for the perfect dress, shoes and accessories. Some spend months searching for the perfect dress. Carrie Bradshaw’s entire wedding plan was thrown into a tailspin because of her over-the-top Vivienne Westwood dress. I was lucky - the second dress I tried on I chose and purchased on the spot. It was a “Saketini” gown made famous by San Francisco couturier, Colleen Quen. Today, there are many options whether you are having a grand vineyard estate wedding in Napa Valley or a simple civil ceremony at City Hall. There are styles to suit everyone from the classic bride to the bohemian and fashionista alike.

Perfectly suited for a civil ceremony or glamourous penthouse affair, this fitted ivory ribbed-crepe dress is classic with a twist detail at the shoulder. The short sleeve RM by Roland Mouret Aphrodite twist-detail dress ($1,545 at Net-a-Porter) features a low back, a slim fitting skirt and split at the back. Most women either love or hate veils. If you are the type to wear a veil, Lanvin makes an exquisite glass pearl-embellished tulle veil ($1,070 at Net-a-Porter). Pricey, yes, but you can save it as a family heirloom for your daughters. The Blanche veil attaches with a silver-tone hair comb and is embellished with 100% Swarovski glass beads. Exquisite! With a the fitted and short skirt on the Mouret dress you’ll want to have a pair of very special shoes on your feet. How about these satin Christian Louboutin Miss ChaCha satin platform sling backs? They are available for $945.00 at Barneys New York. As you glide around the dance floor or pose for photos, wouldn’t it be lovely to have this Lanvin Silk-satin Drawstring Pochette ($770 at Net-a-Porter) on your arm? Grace your ears with a pair of Ben-Amun Crystal Framed Pearl Drop Earrings ($188 at Max and Chloe). These shimmering drop pearl earrings feature two lustrous pearls and are surrounded by Austrian crystals. Before you walk down the aisle spritz on Christian Dior’s Miss Dior Cherie Blooming Bouquet ($88.00 at YesStyle). Containing the essence of the original Miss Dior fragrance is has notes of mandarin orange, peony and musk, you will start life with your new husband smelling sublime.

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