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Kristen Marano

These Laos-Based Designs Are the Opposite of Fast Fashion

When I shop, I want to know how the pieces I like are made. I look at the tag. I ask where the fabrics are from. I read about the designer. These details reveal the process of a piece that earns a hanger in my closet. This is what separates Heather Smith's designs of Laos-based shop Passa Paa from fast fashion retailers and puts a value on owning her pieces.
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Celebrity Style Without the Spending

The fashion and style of Hollywood's elite has long been coveted by those of us not in the 90210 zip code. We can offer our secret tips on how to dress like a celebrity, walk like a celebrity and accessorize like a celebrity without the million-dollar pay day.

Look Sharp in These Affordable Studded Loafers

This studded smoking shoe has been spotted strolling through the streets of Manhattan, strutting down runways, and kicking it on the pages of fashion magazines. But if you don't have the cash for a pair of designer kicks, that doesn't mean you can't rock this dapper trend.