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27 Mar

SPRINGTIME WITH DIANA ROSS!

WELCOME TO THE SPRING EDITION OF TMS! A NEW YOU AND A NEW SEASON. After two years of masking, It's time to explore the world again, in full color. We suggest, of course, to take time and smell the flowers. There's lots of new thing's in the works here at the office. We are revamping the website, adding an E-Commerce shop to share the beautiful things we've collected over quite a few years. We are also in the process of designing a capsule collection of a few beautiful pieces for the E shop. I hope that TMS will inspire you to live and love beautifully. Since the inception of this website, Ive dreamt of an all inclusive destination, where one can...
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20 Mar

LUXURY IN THE AFTERMATH OF A PANDEMIC

I was reading , in a recent article in the New York Times, that the luxury goods company, Chanel, has raised the prices of it's Chanel bag a whopping 40 percent. Hermes, another luxury conglomerate, has minimized the quantity of Birkin and Kelly bags one can buy. The design houses are responding to ever-widening income inequality. This vulgarity is no better expressed than by the war criminal Vladimir Putin, who wears a $15,000.00 Loro Piana Cashmere jacket , which is worth 25 times the average monthly Russian's salary at a massive pro war rally. It's a vulgar world we live in, is it not? I must say, I love beautiful things. Today Designers are offering sublime pieces gilt, embroidered, feathered...
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26 Jan

WHAT WE LOVE RIGHT NOW!

In the dead of winter, as the Haute Couture shows are presented in Paris. A jolt of beauty Blows our way via Pieter Mulier of Alaia. It's a deep pleasure to see such simple, beautiful clothes presented at a time when we needed it most. With all the dazzling flourishes we see coming out of Paris, It's a breath of fresh air to see simplicity at it's best. Maria Carla Boscono wears Azzedine Alaia. Photo courtesy of Vogue.com...
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26 Jan

ANDRE’ LEON TALLEY, A TRIBUTE!

As I write, Andre' Leon Talley has passed. He was the grandest of all editors. In this gilded world of Fashion, Andre was Vogue. He wore a protective amour to protect himself from the poisonous, hateful tongue of his peers. I must say, "Fashion people aren't the nicest people". In my tenure for the Chicago Tribune, Ive attended runway shows in all three fashion destinations, New York ,Milan, and Paris. I've always stepped backed from the masses and observed the bad behavior of the fashion flock. Black Editors was a very rare thing. Andre' was fluent in French, studied Baudeliaire and knows Fashion and couture to rival the best scholars. He was the best. The only Black man to...
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11 Nov

A NEW BAG, A NEW SEASON! THE NIKI BAG!

WELCOME TO THE FALL SEASON! As I write, the spring 2022 Collections has been shown, Coming, will be choices for next summer. So many choices and so little time. As an Editor and a stylist, I choose a bag with good heritage , good details and a bag that will become a classic. Such a bag is Saint Laurent's "The Niki Bag". First released in 2018 it has graced the shoulders of many celebrities and women on the best dressed list. In this portfolio, @ishaSenghore @fordmodels wears Saint Laurent Persimmon zipped dress in wool and "The Niki Bag" in "Saffron', available at @Neimanmarcusmichiganavenue . This Editorial Photographed by @aliza.baran.photo. Beauty Editor, @alfredlester at Alfredlester.com represented by @traceymattinglyagency and at traceymattingly.com. Neiman...
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7 Nov

WHAT WE LOVE! “THE PLEATED SKIRT”

WELCOME TO FALL! Welcome to TMS. Upon reviewing the fall collection we must say that we're smitten with the long pleated skirt. The ladyness of it allows the wearer to dress it up or down, using a stiletto, flats ,a boot or even a lug sole boot which takes it up quite a notch. In this look we decided to do monochrome, with several different shades of camel with a dull and a glistening hue.The Row double face cashmere coat with a silk pusssy bow blouse and long box pleated skirt available at @neimanmarcusmichiganavenue.This portfolio photographed by.@martini.severin ...
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3 Oct

SWEATER WEATHER IS HERE!

TRIBUNE FALL FASHION COVER 2015- PHOTOGRAPHED BY KEVIN SINCLAIRE STYLED BY TWOMUCHSTYLE
WELCOME TO FALL AND WELCOME TO SWEATER WEATHER! Our favorite time of the year for dressing up is here. At TMS , we absolutely love the idea of a giant oversize cashmere sweater layered under a jacket. We absolutely love thrifting and love the idea of a woman wearing an XXl mens cashmere with an additional one tied around the waist or around the shoulders for added drama. This Fall layer as much as you want with luxe cashmere. Get the look, go thrifting or better yet, go to BLAKE. This Portfolio photographed by @Kevinsinclairephoto and featured YSl full runway look. For the best in cashmeres and oversize wool sweaters, Visit our friends at BLAKE. 212 W Chicago Ave....
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23 Sep

HOW TO DRESS DOWN A COUTURE JACKET!

WELCOME TO FALLL! In our quest to constantly inspire our reader's, TMS is here to show you "How To Dress Down a Couture Jacket or an Evening Jacket for that matter. Todays post is a necessary one. Many of us have a few evening pieces in our closet we almost never wear. In this instance, we have a fantastic evening Jacket in Boucle' with pearl and ostrich feathers by the designer Huishan Zhang, Courtesy of @Neimanmarcusmichiganavenue.We chose to dress it down with a basic distress denim and Chanel cap toe flats. In this portfolio @Ishasenghore at @fordmodels wears her own Levis distressed denim, along with a Chanel cap toe flats. Voila, you have another interesting way of taking...
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12 Sep

THE PERFECT BAG FOR A HOT SUMMER NIGHT!

IMAGINE THIS! On any particular evening in any cosmopolitan city near you, or even in the country. A lady walks in with her friends, dressed to the nines. She wears a Tan linen corseted dress and perfectly coiffed hair, carrying this dream of a bag in wild salmon, with jeweled knuckle rings. She seats herself amongst her gushing equally stylish friends.She has arrived! Get into the picture. Get the look at @Neimanmarcusmichiganavenue. @ishasenghore wears Bottega Veneta corseted linen dress with exposed zipper and Alexander McQueen suede knuckle pouch in Wild salmon. Yes, WILD! This Portfolio photographed by @Aliza.baran.photos Makeup by @Alfredlester represented by @traceymattinglyAgency and at AlfredLester.com "TELL THEM I SENT YOU"...
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29 Jul

SUMMER IN THE CITY!

WELCOME TO THE SUMMER EDITION OF TWOmuchSTYLE. For this issue we wanted to convey a beautiful, vibrant summer, filled with color and the best offerings of the season. A girl navigating the city wearing one shoe with all her appearances. As a stylist, Ive figured out that in order to make things a bit interesting, one has to approach fashion as they would going to the market...
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