GIORGIO ARMANI - 1990's Herringbone Coat & Trousers

What to wear to work when you have plans afterwards and no time for a quick change. It's best to reach for something that has softness and drape, offering comfort but also having the vibe of luxury which is perfect for dinner after a long day. Who better for soft luxury then Giorgio Armani. This tunic coat and trouser from the 1990's possesses both soft comfort and sensual luxury, not to mention Italian elan. Mix in a sheer and satin banded top to give that pitch perfect balance, contrasting well with a pair of spectator flats, and for that juxtaposition of modern elegance just add a large string of perfectly matched pearls.

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OSCAR DE LA RENTA - 1970's Kaftan Over Harem Pants

Just what to wear on a tropical island New Years Eve? You want it to be comfortable but also sexy in that thrown together style that says Easy Breezy. Something that shows off that new tan to perfection, and we all know nothing does that like intense color. So reach for this silk crepe fuchsia side slit kaftan over purple charmeuse harem pants. Oscar de la Renta designed this in the mid 1970's for resort wear but we won't tell if you don't. That is the beauty of choosing the right vintage pieces, they never look dated just always fashion forward. Mix in bold and colorful stone jewelry and a lacquered straw bag to keep the vibe sexy casual.


ISAAC MIZRAHI - 1990's Black Wool Jumpsuit

Tell the truth now! Sometimes don't you feel the need to kick butt like Emma Peel. We know you do, cause we know the feeling well. It's easier to do the kicking then it is to find just the right look to wear while getting the job done. To the rescue comes this sharp black wool jumpsuit from the 1990's designed by Isaac Mizrahi just for you. Keep the accessories unusual and bold and the make up dramatic and out there. After all if you are gonna kick their butt you want it to be memorable don't you.
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ANNE KLEIN - 1980's Pebble Crepe Kimono Coat & Draped Trousers

Once upon a time there was a woman named Alexis. Anytime you need a look that says I only need one name, this is it. Take a wonderful wool pebble crepe ensemble designed by Donna Karan for Anne Klein from the hedonistic 1980's and just add presence. We like it made modern when mixed with vintage. Fashion forward shoes topped by a pleated and wrapped turban from the 1950's with a flash of bold jewelry over a modern bustier with a vibe from the past is a mix that says NOW. Just exactly the feel we want when mixing vintage and modern design.

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CHRISTIAN DIOR BOUTIQUE - 1990's Brown Twill Swing Coat

Who doesn't love a bit of Foreign Intrigue? Why not play I spy with this great wool twill swing coat created by Gianfranco Ferre for Christian Dior Boutique in the mid 1990's. Toss it on over plaid jodhpurs and a romantic lace detailed blouse, then add a pair of impossibly modern ankle boots to add just the right bit of spice to a twisted traditional English country vibe. Add playful accessories and a serious bag, you know it is always best to mix it up. Keep the make up soft and the fragrance spicy, while you enjoy being the fox on the hunt. Just bring him back alive!


DONALD BROOKS - 1970's Pop Art Print Maxi Dress

We all know that BARBIE is the ultimate style icon so why not borrow some summer fashion tips directly form her case. Take a colorful vintage cotton pique pop art print maxi that is both cool as well as hot, now isn't that the perfect summer combo. Keep the accessories to a minimum because all you fashion savvy gals know that when its hot lots of jangle only weighs you down. A great pair of shades, sleek nails and a perfect lip gloss is really all need to show off the perfect tan. Add a splash of your fav lite summer scent and you are set by day or night. It really isn't hard to be an Urbane Butterfly.


WILLIAM TRAVILLA - Flame Ruffle Gown & Shawl

When an iconic gown from Hollywood hits 4.5 Million on the auction block it tends to get noticed. When you want to receive that same type notoriety, why not reach for something as stunning from the same creative designer. William Travilla was the master mind behind that white pleated halter dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in "The Seven Year Itch", the one that instantly made all subway grates popular. Here he takes a silk georgette in flame and cutting on the bias, creates a body conscious gown that will make you the equal of any Hollywood Siren. To amp up the flirtatious quality he adds a ruffle shawl to not only keep the chill away but to heat up any male withing sight. So channel your inner goddess and make an entrance that will instantly make you an icon.

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CALVIN KLEIN - Weekend in Cabo

Mixing Vintage & Modern Style
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Ok! it's time to think about what to take to the beach. Forget the cut offs and the halter top, leave that over done look to the less style evolved. Let comfortable chic be your guide and reach for this vintage Calvin Klein soft and supple linen stripe caftan. Great for day, over a bikini or night over just a great scent. All you need add is a great bag for the beach, that just there bikini, some simple but graphic jewelry and a pale wash of make up to enhance the tan. So, just wrap a colorful scarf around your head and stand out from the crowd.


Love the beach but never leave your style at home. It is so easy to just let it all hang out and forget that a look you can be proud of should also go to the beach. Let comfort rule by all means, just remember it has a friend that wants to go along as well, so don't forget the chic. Simple soft fabrics and graphic accessories are great choices for the beach. Just remember to take good sun protection and a pair of great shades.