The Blue Gardenia

Channeling Catherine: Her haute couture version of tuxedo style. March 26, 2011 13:44 2 Comments

Deneuve-ysltux Deneuve-colehaantux Dashing and legendary designer on your arm and on your label: Desirable.

Cole Haan peep-toe heels at Zappos.com: Staple.

Girls-will-be-boys sexy tuxedo with satin lapels: Necessary.

Vogue Paris Original 2360, designed by Yves Saint Laurent, copyright 1999: Must.

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Channeling Catherine: Frost hair. Don shades. Clutch coat. November 02, 2010 13:55

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Shades at night: Mysterious.

Attractive male accessory: Wanted.

Rich brown silk taffeta seersucker, available at Gorgeous Fabrics: Luxurious.

Style 1946, available at The Blue Gardenia, made as an evening coat:  Evocative.

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Channeling Catherine: You think she's sexy? Then copy this look. October 12, 2010 12:50 1 Comment

Catherine_deneuve_sexbombDeneuve_tightsSmoldering don't-you-wish-you-were-me expression: Seductive.

Come-hither hair: Desirable.

2010 spin on the fishnet, courtesy Cynthia Rowley: Sexy.

Vogue Paris Original 2450, designed by Claude Montana, available at The Blue Gardenia: Unusual.

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Channeling Catherine: Deneuve bags the safari look with style. September 30, 2010 07:10 3 Comments

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Beautiful bones: Luck.

Personalizing the safari look: Creative.

Spendy statement necklace by Jose and Maria Barrera: Perfect.

New Look 6124, circa late 1980s: Desirable.

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Channeling Catherine: A lively interpretation of the shirtdress. September 05, 2010 09:45 2 Comments

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Catherine_deneuve_rosePatience for paparazzi: Wise.

Floral shirtdress: Vibrant.

Your own rose: Compliment.

Simplicity 5822, a Mad Men riff on the shirtdress: Fun.

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Channeling Catherine: Be a strong yet gentle dance partner. August 22, 2010 17:18

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Care and concern for your dance partner: Desirable.

Pesky paparazzi: Nuisance.

Black silk charmeuse at Gorgeous Fabrics: Beautiful.

Simplicity 5611, copyright 1973: Beneficial.

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Channeling Catherine: A bad hair day? I don't think so. August 09, 2010 09:50

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Looking this good after a wild party:   Fantasy.

Exceptional cleaning crew: Necessity.

Dior Fuseau Suede Pump: Desirable.

Butterick 5988, with lengthened sleeves:

Beneficial.

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Channeling Catherine: I'm too beautiful for you. August 02, 2010 16:48 2 Comments

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Nars_deneuve_lipstick,jpg Reserved, self-confident gaze: Necessary.

Elegant updo: Cool.

Nars Belle du Jour lipstick: Perfect.

Vogue Paris Original 2248circa '60s: Beneficial.


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Channeling Catherine: It's a nice day for a white wedding. July 08, 2010 07:40 2 Comments

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Salmon    

White wedding: Old-fashioned.

Bobbi Brown Salmon Lip Color: Perfect.

Simplicity 7389, copyright 1976: Beneficial.

Flowers: Achoo!


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Channeling Catherine: Will the phone never stop ringing? July 01, 2010 16:33

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Advance-6551

Enemy telephone: Relentless.

Advance 6551, circa 1950s, View 1: Handy.

Simply beautiful eyelet, white, of course, Gorgeous Fabrics : Necessary.

Paranoia: Undesirable.

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Channeling Catherine: Liberate your sanguine inner vixen. June 28, 2010 09:28 2 Comments

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Plunging neckline: De rigueur.

Lippmann Collection My Old Flame nail polish: Perfect.

Cigarette: Optional.

Vogue Special Design S-4846, copyright 1957: Beneficial.

Aging gracefully: Desirable.



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