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Kate Upton Lands VOGUE US Cover

It’s a double dose of Magazine Monday today. Voluptuous Sports Illustrated model Kate Upton has landed her first Vogue US cover. Looking sultry in the garment that best suits her—a bathing suit—the young model from the Midwest (and heir to the Whirlpool fortune) has landed her famous assets on the fashion bible. 

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    Magazine Monday: Kerry Washington ELLE Magazine

    Finally, a fashion magazine has been brave enough to put a gladiator on the cover. Or just a Black woman. Actress Kerry Washington, the star of ABC’s hit show Scandal and the new film Peoples (produced by Tyler Perry), has finally landed the cover of a national magazine. Gracing the June 2012 issue of ELLE magazine,

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      Inside the Met's Punk Fashion Exhibition

      Today WWD gives us a preview tour of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala’s upcoming exhibition Punk: Chaos to Couture. With tonight’s MET Ball set to live stream at Vogue.com and ModaOperandi.com, and the exhibition due to open to the public on Thursday, curious fashion minds wait feverishly for high-fashion’s exploration and interpretation of the punk movement. 

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        Jewel Thief: Purple Aura Jewels, Tribal Elegance

        It’s not often that a brand crosses my desk that really catches my eye. Semi-precious stones, seen it, arm-parties, had it and colorful leather, we’ve all been there. That’s why when the co-owner of Purple Aura Jewels reached out to me recently I just knew I had to feature her iconic pieces.

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          Fashionably Saved: How I Save Money & Time by Shopping Smart

          It’s no secret that us fashion bloggers like to shop. We got into the business because of our passion for clothes, accessories and of course, shoes. However, the bigger our blogs get the more pressure we can feel to have the latest fashion gadget (read: hottest bag), and the more our readers look to us as style guides.

          Luckily, the more popular a blogger gets the more gifts we also receive from our favorite brands. However, while we may get the newest denim or jewelry, for most of us, Chanel and Celine are not sending us gifts daily. For me the balance between shopping smart and investing in key and classic pieces rather than on-trend fashion is paramount to my business and bank account. 

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