Category Archives: Icons & Inspirations

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Diane von Furstenberg: A True Model

Our latest style icon, Diane von Furstenberg, is a true role model in every sense of the term. The fashion designer, entrepreneur, model, author, philanthropist, social activist, and former princess created a global empire by celebrating the natural beauty and spirit of women. Her gorgeous, […]

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The Many Shades of Emma Stone

Emma Stone, star of blockbuster films such as The Amazing Spiderman and The Help and one of Hollywood’s current “It” girls, hasn’t even turned 25 and already she’s been nominated for a Golden Globe, won several additional awards (including several People’s Choice and a NAACP Image Award), and […]

From Kitten to Classic: Ann-Margret

Swedish-born, Wilmette, Illinois-raised singer/actress/dancer/author Ann-Margret is famous for possessing duality of “good girl” and “bad girl” in one package. For her debut film, State Fair, the redhead’s voluptuous figure and striking charisma got her cast as glamorous band singer Emily, even though she had originally […]

The Blonde Venus: Marlene Dietrich

Glamorous. Sensual. Confident. Intelligent. These are attributes embodied by our latest “Stay Gorgeous” style icon, Marlene Dietrich. This German-born actress became one of the biggest stars and most fascinating personalities of the 20th century by virtue of her talent, stunning looks, and bold, individualistic lifestyle […]

Sam McKnight: The Original Session Stylist

Through Sam Knight’s iconic work with countless celebrities, models and designers, Sam established himself as the original “session stylist.” In the world of fashion where looks come and go, his groundbreaking work establishes itself as a permanent fixture in the industry. I respect Sam for […]

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Robert Lobetta: Visionary Mind

As a young hairdresser, I remember waiting in line to see the Sebastien hair show to see Robert Lobetta’s work. Robert has explored and succeeded in several artistic paths – as a hairdresser, salon owner, an artist, a director, a photographer – and I respect […]

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Personal Style Part 1: Own the Look

Defining your unique style first comes from within. It requires understanding your own sense of style and exhibiting confidence with your individuality. By staying true to your own style, you can then exhibit that confidence on the outside. This week, we spotlight three fashion icons […]