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Beauty Test Drive: Miracle Skin Transformer SPF 20

I was coming to terms with my super oily skin, realizing that I’d always need blotting papers to keep the oil slicks at bay. But then I received some samples of Miracle Skin Transformer SPF 20, and my love/hate relationship with my skin became a complete love affair. Keep reading »

Quotable: Take Fashion Advice From Prince Charles? Maybe.

“Fashion clearly makes people feel good, but now it has to do the world good, too, by contributing to the creation of a virtuous circle, with nature protected at the centre … For [vintage fashion] is not only about an attraction for retro design and the charm of the old, it is very much about the future.”

—Prince Charles, extolling the virtues of dressing in vintage to Vogue magazine. We’re with him. As long as we don’t have to wear the same outfit Charlie’s wearing. [ABC] Keep reading »

Style By Jury: What Do You Think Of Cate Blanchett’s Shorts?

What Do You Think Of Cate Blanchett's Shorts?

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Win This! Nautica “Sleep In For The Cure” Bath Robe

Nautica is sponsoring the Susan G. Komen “Sleep In For The Cure” initiative to raise funds for breast cancer research. You see, not everyone is able to lace up their sneakers for Race For The Cure. Some people are too ill, are caring for a loved one, or simply have to work on race day. Instead, Susan G. Komen For The Cure and Nautica want participants to fight breast cancer from the comfort of their beds. That sounds like a workable plan for me. How about you? [Susan G. Komen for the Cure]

“WIN THIS! We’re giving away one plush Nautica Sleep In For The Cure bath robe, but you have to work if you want it. In the comments, tell us how you pledge to lead a healthier life and offer support to those in need by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010. We’ll pick our favorite response and announce the winner Friday, Sept. 10. You must live in the U.S. or Canada to win. (Read the official rules here.) Good luck!

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W Magazine Says “The Girl Who Eats Her Feelings” Is A Back-To-School Look

“The girl who eats her feelings” is a new trend-setting clique to emulate, says W magazine’s recent piece on back-to-school style. If they were trying to describe the trend of wearing “curve-enhancing dresses worn with plenty of attitude,” why would they call that dressing like “the girl who eats her feelings”? That’s just … being curvy. Keep reading »

A Ball And Chain We Can Live With

Every once in awhile, Banana Republic takes its fashions out of the boardroom, and we’re blessed with a gem like the Ball and Chain Stud. The chains provide a tough counterpoint to the refined glass pearl, so you can wear these with the most ladylike of dresses and the hardest leather jackets. Yet there’s something so simple about these stud earrings that they’ll be your go-to adornment, even if you have to step back into the boardroom.

[$19.50 Banana Republic]
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