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Friday Five: July 4th Handbags

The forthcoming holiday weekend provides lots of opportunities for costume changes. Whether you are attending a party in the City, heading for an outdoorsy barbecue party, or planning a nighttime picnic under the fireworks, the best style advice I…

embroidered dresses for summer 2016
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Friday Five: Embroidered Dress

Whether it is bohemian or preppy, embroidered dresses take streets of New York by storm. From supermodels to regular fashionistas, everyone seems to get crazy about ornament decorated dresses that are looking so fresh and inspiring. While most of such…

Slogan sunhats
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Friday Five: Slogan Hats

Putting a slogan on a sunhat is such an easy idea, but it’s a really good one! In my humble opinion, straw hats with witty slogans on them are so incredibly fun and so Hamptons style. Well, at least…

best cover-up tunics for summer 2016
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Friday Five: Cover-Up Tunics

Maybe it’s just me, but when it comes to cover-up tunics I prefer purchasing versatile pieces. This season I’m on a hunt for a gorgeous sun dress that I can also wear outside of the beach not only in…

pom pom sandals
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Friday Five: Pom-Pom Sandals

This season, everyone’s attention is on your feet as playful pom-pom sandals are on the rise. Whether you pick a colorful mix of fringe and ethnic prints or stick to bohemian chic classics, a pair of pom-pom sandals is…

straw bags for summer 2016
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Friday Five: Straw Bags

I can’t explain how excited I am that Memorial Day weekend is almost here! I’m packing my bags for our upcoming trip to the Hamptons and creating my wish list for upcoming sales (subscribe to my newsletter and check…

Trendy Espadrilles Summer 2016
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Friday Five: Espadrilles

From wedges to heels, crisp canvas espadrilles are an absolute must-have shoe for summer. Whether you are planning a trip to the Hamptons, a vacation at one of Caribbean islands, or a staycation in your own city, these comfy…

Cute rompers for summer 2016
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Friday Five: Stylish Rompers

There is nothing better than a nice romper on a summer day! However, if you are planning on updating your collection for the upcoming season, I highly recommend hurrying up with shopping as many of the rompers I’ve been…

swimsuits for summer 2016
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Friday Five: One-Piece Swimsuits

It might be a bit too early, but I’m on a mission to find the perfect one-piece swimsuit. I have a few different bikini options, but somehow I haven’t had any luck recently with a more conservative version of…

Ditto sunglasses rental review
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Friday Five: Statement Sunnies

You probably noticed lately that I’ve been wearing a lot of designer sunglasses (white by Prada and red by Prism London). That’s right, as a part of my collaboration with Ditto, I got access to some gorgeous sunnies and…

Crossover Dresses 2016
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Friday Five: Crossover Dresses

  I’m working on putting together my Spring and Summer wardrobe and there is one trend I just can’t get enough of… These days, I’m all about dresses that feature a crossover “X” bodice and/or cold shoulder. In my…

army tops 2016
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Friday Five: Army Tops

A recent New York Times article claims that a comeback of the military trend in fashion is related to the fear of terrorism that has risen throughout the world since the attacks in Paris and Brussels. Experts claim that…

spring 2016 print jackets
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Friday Five: Cool Jackets

When it comes to spring jackets, sometimes all the fun is happening on the back. Witty print, edgy embroidering, a scattering of beads… Even though you are probably having a few spring jacket options,those pieces with all sorts of…

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Friday Five: Pink Dresses

Spring inspires me for pastel colors in my clothes. For instance, I noticed that all the dresses I am recently looking for online have one shade in common. Pastel pink might not be my “regular” choice, but if it…

choker necklace
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Friday Five: Choker Necklace

When I was a teenager growing up in Russia, choker necklaces were super popular due to their affordable price and universal appeal. I couldn’t find a photo of me wearing one, but—trust me—that’s the type of jewelry where my lunch…

saddle bags spring 2016
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Friday Five: Sleek Saddle Bags

This season’s hottest bag is not your typical satchel and cross body. Instead, it’s a minimalistic saddle bag made in a neutral color and decorated with elegant hardware or tassels. The good thing about this latest trend is that saddle…

tassel earrings
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Friday Five: Tassel Earrings

With a return to fringe-accented clothes and accessories to the runways, a come back of tassel earrings was unavoidable. And you know what? I am ready to hop on that trend! In fact, I already have a few tassel…

Stripe Tops Spring 2016
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Friday Five: Nautical Tops

Within the last few weeks I noticed that my wardrobe becomes more and more preppy. First, I fell in love with a lips print dress, then I styled a headband, and finally I couldn’t stop wearing a stripe dress… Indeed, stripes dominated my…

rainbow clutch
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Friday Five: Rainbow Clutch

Recently, I noticed that many designers—including Anya Hindmarch and Rebecca Minkoff—turned to a meteorological phenomenon of a rainbow in their collections. According to a Russian superstition, you can make a wish if you stand under a rainbow. I guess,…

romantic dresses 2016
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Friday Five: Romantic Dresses

Even though it’s sort of late for finding a perfect Valentine’s Day dress online, there are still plenty of time to find a perfect romantic dress in a store. In today’s edition of Friday Five series, I picked five…