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Response to Sugar and Spice

Last Reply by Qshooper 1322415519.767 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hello Sugar and Spice, I’m so excited to hear that you are dying to try a pair. They do run true-to-size, and they come in three different lengths: petite, regular and tall. Keep in mind, this jean is a comfort fit and isn’t designed to be skin tight. You can get them online: Petite (A216494), Regular (A216310) and Tall (A216493). Thanks again for your comment, and feel free to ask me further questions on Twitter: @ReneeInControl and on Facebook: Facebook.com/ReneeGreensteinQVC With Attitude, Renee Greenstein Continue Reading

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Response to Banzar

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Hello Banzar, I’m so sorry to hear that you weren’t able to get a skirt for yourself. Stay tuned, because they will be coming back. In the meantime, I do have another great skirt that I think you should try. It is more casual than the pencil skirt and doesn’t have tummy control. It is my Fly Front Skirt with Back Pockets (A217052). There’s also my ¾ Sleeve Tee Shirt Dress (A219326) which is another great day to evening number! Stay tuned to my Twitter: @ReneeInControl and my Facebook: Facebook.com/ReneeGreensteinQVC to get updates on what styles I will be appea... Continue Reading

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What a Girl Wants... PIE!

Last Reply by SchnauzerMommyNYC 1322222442.763 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Isaac Mizrahi Live!

Hi and happy (almost) Thanksgiving! I have to say this is one of my favorite times of year. The last leaves are still floating down from the tree branches, people are making travel plans to see friends and family, and holiday menus are being discussed over the phone, email, and even in my blog! :-) If I could have my favorite Thanksgiving dishes all year round, I think I’d be the happiest girl in the world! Pumpkin pie, in my opinion, is even better the next day as a breakfast dish or a late-night snack! On last weeks’ episode Isaac and Shawn got into a discussion of Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading

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Response to Melanie

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Hello Melanie, Thanks for your feedback. All I will say at this moment is stay tuned! You never know what I may be working on for you. I love hearing your thoughts, so don’t be afraid to send them to my Twitter: @ReneeInControl and my Facebook: Facebook.com/ReneeGreensteinQVC With Attitude, Renee Greenstein Continue Reading

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Response to Arbee4349

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Hello Arbee4349, Thanks so much for spreading the word about Women With Control. I’m glad to hear that your cousin enjoyed my Wonder Jeans so much. I love hearing from all of my Women With Control, so please keep spreading the word and sharing your stories with me ;-) Thank you for your response, and as always you can reach me on Twitter: @ReneeInControl and on Facebook:  Facebook.com/ReneeGreensteinQVC With Attitude, Renee Greenstein Continue Reading

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Christmas Past, Christmas "Present"

Last Reply by betty423 1322859518.477 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

It’s fun to recall fond holiday memories, and it's just as exciting to think about the new memories that'll be created this season. I can remember my parents saying, “If you don’t go to sleep, Santa won’t come.” I was so excited, it was nearly impossible to fall asleep. But eventually, I did. And sure enough, Santa came! I think he brought me a Suzy Homemaker oven that year.   The fact that I remember my Suzy Homemaker oven is a testament to the power of the perfectly chosen gift. It can mean so much, and it may be the thing that will bring back fond hol... Continue Reading

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WHAT TO WEAR? WHAT TO WEAR?

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Hi All! First of all, let me say a big WOO HOO on the consistent popularity of my amazing tunic I brought to you again on Monday night (I know you love it, and I'm always excited to be able to get more in!)  If you missed the presentation, click here to see A203686 Effortless Style® by Citiknits® Knit Tunic with Print Placement in the Effortless Style® boutique. Then I wanted to just chat a minute about the invites that you'll be getting around the holidays - the parties, the dinners, the informal gatherings - all of which are for your pleasure, NOT your stress.   But, ... Continue Reading

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Presents, Hairstyles, Puzzles, & More

Last Reply by QVCclosetQueen 1321932016.157 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

Hi, PM Style ladies. How are you? I had fun with you last Monday night. The girls were so funny dancing in the beginning of the show. I loved when Monica joined in and really let loose. She was good! I can't compete with them, lol. The show was a nice mix of fashion, beauty, and accessories. I thought that one scarf with the three tiers was really cute. Oh and Susan's "secret" top was a great idea, too. I thought about ordering that Liz Claiborne New York jacket at the beginning of the show, but I have something similar so I thought I should hold off. We've got lots of presents to buy in the ... Continue Reading

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Lace Loves Liquid Knit - Today's Special Value!

Last Reply by Nana Bevie 1322090125.143 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

Lace loves liquid knit... Don't you? Well, it's time to treat yourself to something lace this year. Imagine the softest stretch lace paired with the softest liquid knit fabric, and voila, your perfect holiday top! Worn dressy or casual, lace is a must in your wardrobe this year. TODAY'S SPECIAL VALUE! A218750 - Susan Graver Liquid Knit V-neck Top with Lace Sleeves I'm not talking about stiff, structured, all-over lace. This year, lace is soft, comfortable and just a "touch of lace", similar to what we saw at the royal wedding... just a touch. Lace sleeves, or lace at the neck, just a tou... Continue Reading

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LOOKIN' GOOD IN THE HOOD ( AND LOVIN' OUR NEW DENIM AND CO. TSV!!)

Last Reply by mink girl 1325100081.077 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Denim & Co

The Today's Special Value from Denim and Company, the HEATHERED FLEECE JACKET WITH SHERPA LINING AND HOOD (A218446), is already a huge hit, and it's no wonder!! We took an already popular Denim and Company jacket and improved it according to YOUR requests by adding deeper pockets, a great hood and more substantial, soft, snuggly Sherpa inside. The sleeves can be rolled up or down to adjust to the perfect length.  The heathered colors are all terrific...I think my favorite is the purple...but  it's tough to make a decision when they all look so good!   Check out y... Continue Reading

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Season to Sparkle

Last Reply by beckydoodle 1325146719.22 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Lori Goldstein

Can you believe the holidays are right around the corner?  Whether you’re cooking the turkey or shopping for loved ones, it’s easy to forget about yourself.  Here at LOGO, we are always looking for ways to make dressing fun and easy without sacrificing the chic style we know you already have. We’re excited to share with you our most glamorous pieces that promise both versatility and sparkle this holiday season.  Be daring and throw on one of our fabulous faux furs for effortless style.  Wrap yourself in one of our chic, comfortable knit sweaters to keep yo... Continue Reading

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Missing Flights, Good ole Chinese Food, Christmas Shopping, and Fair Isle Prints

Last Reply by happywenner 1321053882.16 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

Hello! For a while, I had concluded that if you were flying out of Philadelphia and it was raining… go ahead and count on your flight being delayed by at least 2 hours. However, IF it’s snowing… count your flight leaving 15 minutes early.  For more than a year, this assumption had worked for me UNTIL October 29th. As you know, we had a huge storm up here that involved snow, hail, rain, and a bunch of dark clouds.  My 1:00 PM flight left at 10:30PM causing me to miss my Aunt Sissy’s SURPRISE 70th birthday party.  All was not lost though; I did mana... Continue Reading

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Pretty & Polished

Last Reply by JustJazzmom 1321154690.153 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

Have you ever been having a really bad day, but then you put on a bright color or your favorite pair of earrings and feel a sudden change in mood? Today in New York it was a very cloudy and dismal start to the day and for that very reason I just could not... wake... up! I got ready for work and with the help of 2 cups of coffee and a bright aqua colored tunic A217079 I started to feel like myself again. (Isaac insider tip – I totally pulled it all together with a belt high on my waist – such a feminine silhouette! A217060) Today I went for the belt in marigold because I needed... Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday, November Ladies!

Last Reply by twopeas 1321382500.427 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hi PM Style ladies! Happy Birthday to you. Happy birthday to you. Happy Birthday dear (insert name). Happy Birthday to you. No, it might not be your birthday but I had no idea how many November babies there were out there until last Monday’s show. Lisa had her birthday, but so many girls on Facebook were writing in that they either just had a birthday or that theirs was coming up. Apparently late winter and early spring is a great time to start thinking about babies, LOL. I hope you had fun with us on Monday. I know I did. Between the cake and the death by chocolate, I was in heaven.... Continue Reading

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I Heart B. Mak

Last Reply by stevieb 1320985233.783 | in Fashion Talk, All About Handbags, TSV Talk

Leave it to Bruce Makowsky to set the style bar with two of the hottest most-wanted things this season. Color and texture. A220355 Woven Embossed Glove Leather Shopper and Wristlet. Can you say a-maz-ing?! If you're one who doesn't like to be noticed, then this is not the bag for you. If you're one who likes to live life out loud with a fashion purpose, then this, my fellow fashionista, is most certainly the bag for you. The colors include cocoa, nutmeg, black, mulberry, navy, and truffle. Mr. B. Makowsky does not hold anything back when it comes down to the quality of leather, either. It's t... Continue Reading

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Holiday Wear: Lace

Last Reply by Jamohr 1321552478.36 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

The time has come to pick up a new outfit for the holiday season. The holidays always call for something special, whether it is sparkles, velvet, or my new favorite trend, lace. If you have yet to incorporate lace into your wardrobe, this is the year to do it! While I have always believed that lace is timeless, ever since Kate Middleton walked down the isle in her gorgeous lace sleeve gown it has been all the rage, for good reason. Lace adds femininity and allure to any outfit. If you are looking for that perfect lace top, I think we have got the right one for you coming very soon :). It is be... Continue Reading

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Denim and Company is FLEECY KEEN!!

Last Reply by Leftie 1321200731.45 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Denim & Co

Well, it's official....the chilly willy weather is upon us in many parts of the country! At our house in PA, we have a large wood-burning fireplace in the family room which keeps things nice and toasty, but BRRRRRR is it cold when I have to go outside to fetch more wood when the log basket runs out!! It's times like those, or when I'm walking my 8 wonderful doggies, or raking leaves, or heading down the long driveway to the mailbox, or taking a big pail of water out to the fenced-in yard where my pet geese have their little house and pond, or sitting at my grandsons' football games, or just ru... Continue Reading

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I'll be back during AM Style this Saturday, November 12th!

Last Reply by Sugar and Spice 1321131569.053 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hello to all of my Women with Control®! Happy Wednesday! I hope your week is off to a great start and that you have wonderful plans awaiting you this weekend. Wait, what am I saying? Of course you have wonderful plans this weekend! I’m having my welcome home party this Saturday during AM Style® with Leah Williams, and you’re all invited! ;-) I’ll be appearing with my Women with Control "My Wonder Jean" Stretch Bootcut Jean (A216310), as well as the skirt that both you and Leah love so much, my Pull-on Knit Skirt with Tummy Panel (A198485)! I hope to see you this Sat... Continue Reading

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How Many Bras Does It Take to Fill a VW Bug?

In Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

Thank you, all, for helping the B.R.A. (Bra Recycling Agency) make an impact on our mission to extract the underwire from recycled bras and sell it for a 100% donation to breast cancer research. Volkswagen filled their Bug with about 1,000 bras — about $80 worth of metal reclamation. Don't fret… There are half of a BILLION bras sold in the U.S. each year. If every woman recycled a single bra through the B.R.A. yearly (most women, as you witnessed, could recycle 2 – 20 bras!!), that would be approximately a $4,000,000* (million!) dollar donation...EACH YEAR. Of course, if... Continue Reading

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Just in case you missed it – Bob Mackie’s last visit of the year!

Last Reply by lady in red 5555 1324492615.147 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Last week, Mr. Mackie was at QVC for his last visit of the year.  Can you believe it?  We are only 46 days away from Christmas, and then the end of 2011 is not far behind.  Are you ready for the holiday season?  Are you ready for the winter weather?  This past visit, Bob brought some great items that are both giftable and perfect for you as casual, comfortable and warm silhouettes for the colder winter days.  Just in case you missed it, I wanted to highlight some things for you so that you can get what you need before the time runs out or things sell out!  We... Continue Reading

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STORY OF ONE RICH GIRL

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Once upon a time there was a girl.   She also happened to be a multi-millionaire.  So she bought GREAT CLOTHES (and to-die-for shoes and accessories, of course!); the best of the best.  She had the newest and chicest, the hottest and latest - her closets were brimming with labels and luxe fabrics from the best design houses in the world.  BUT.... she slumped over when she walked talked really loudly without stopping to ask questions and listen wobbled in her shoes and took giant steps rarely said 'please' and 'thank you' flopped in chairs She was cr... Continue Reading

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In Case You Missed It…

Last Reply by mountainmist 1321711232.17 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Liz Claiborne New York

Hello my fellow LCNY fashionistas! For those of you that tuned in to AM Style® with Leah Williams this past Saturday, I hope you were excited to see our Liz Claiborne New York Textured Sweater Coat with Rib Detail (A219079) available at the special While Supplies Last Price! If you missed it, it’s not too late! You can still shop this sweater on QVC.com and watch the video with Schuyler and Leah from Saturday’s presentation. With a stylish, cozy sweater at this great value from Liz Claiborne New York, you might want to buy one for yourself and give one as a gift! Make sure to ... Continue Reading

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Beat the Cold and the Blahs with Bare Traps Water-resistant Suede Boots with Faux Fur & Buckle Detail!

Last Reply by OLD FOGY 1350922177.267 | in Fashion Talk, All About Accessories, All About Shoes

Have you ever had one of “those” weeks? I’m going to assume the unanimous response is “yes” or I will stop writing right now and jump off the nearest bridge. This past week was definitely one of those for me. The entire week, my general blah-ness permeated every fabric of my life. Typically, I love writing my blogs and am already formulating ideas long before they’re due. Not this week. This week, I found myself staring at the computer screen vainly hoping coherent sentences would magically appear. By Sunday morning, I said to myself, “enough is enoug... Continue Reading

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Tune In to AM Style on Saturday, November 5th for a Special Liz Claiborne New York Sweater!

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Liz Claiborne New York

Hello my fellow LCNY fashionistas!!!  The first of November is upon us, and, yes, in Pennsylvania we have had our first snowfall. When the chill is in the air, it is time to cozy up.  What better way to warm the body and at the same time look simply chic than with a great chunky, textured sweater. A pullover sweater (such as A211637 Liz Claiborne New York Embroidered Crew Neck Cable Sweater) is great with a turtleneck (try A209666 Liz Claiborne New York Essentials 100% Cotton Turtleneck) or collared shirt underneath (check out A218499 Liz Claiborne New York Seamed Pleated Button Fro... Continue Reading

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Linda Davies on 1320438254.61
 

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Last Reply by Mommy2Juan 1353256312.57 | in Fashion Talk, All About Accessories, Isaac Mizrahi Live!

I can’t believe I’m sharing this long-kept secret of mine on this blog… but I have to admit I am a bit of a Christmas music junkie! In fact, I’m so bad that on my train ride home from taping IsaacMizrahiLive! on Halloween, I may or may not have let a few holiday songs slip into my iPod playlist. It was November 1st after all! This week as we take down spider webs and throw carved pumpkins into the compost, we are gearing up for one of my favorite times of year. When I think of late autumn, I think of my love for cozy sweaters in deep hues, and a layered look that is s... Continue Reading

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Holiday Crafts: Update!

Last Reply by mountainmist 1321711082.17 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

UPDATE: Hi everyone! I just wanted to give a brief update to last week's blog. First, the correct date when we will announce the winning craft is November 26 (not December 3). If you have not yet voted, scroll down and pick your favorite craft idea now! I hope to see you all tomorrow morning. Joan Rivers will be stopping by AM Style with her look for one of the hottest trends happening... Lace! See you then! -Leah --------------------------------------------------------------- Decorations may not go up until Thanksgiving, but now that we’ve nibbled the last of the leftover... Continue Reading

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Pics from London and Jaclyn’s Latest YouTube Video!

Last Reply by goggi 1326286951.13 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

Hello again! What a crazy week it has been. We just got back from a wonderful trip to London. Below are some pictures from the trip. On our way home we flew on a double-decker plane, how awesome is that! The biggest plane I have ever seen.   Behind the scenes of Susan on air with one of our favorite UK hosts, Charlie.   Shopping break in our favorite store Selfridges!   Getting my microphone on before the show!   No wonder Europeans are so skinny; we could not stop laughing over Susan’s plate of Scrambled eggs   Please check out my latest s... Continue Reading

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An Interview with Joan Rivers: The Power of Tailoring

Last Reply by Gelsey 1346115684.903 | in Fashion Talk

I get a lot of questions about wardrobe and make up (which I take as a huge compliment, thank you!). And, while I may not get to answer all your questions here or on Facebook, I promise I'm doing my best. Lately, I've had a lot of questions on the red lip color I've been wearing. It's a combination of Napoleon Perdis and Bare Minerals. I usually start with the Bare Minerals Natural lip liner, apply a few dots of the Napoleon Perdis red gloss, blend it over the entire lip, blot, then apply a sheer Buxom in the center. Sometimes, I use one of the... Continue Reading

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What a Week It’s Been So Far!

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hello to all of my Women With Control, What a week it’s been so far! I have been keeping those who have weathered the October snowstorm in my thoughts, and I hope that you and your loved ones have made it through safely. After a whirlwind October filled with tons of travel, I am so happy to be home! I can’t wait to see you again! While I was away I’ve been taking notes and gathering tons of inspiration for my Women With Control® line. I can’t wait to take all that I’ve seen in Europe and add a little Control to it ;-). I’ll be back on Saturday, Novemb... Continue Reading

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Response to “Nanette12”

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hello “Nanette12”!                            Thank you so much for your kind words. I love hearing from all of the super-moms who love my pieces and find them perfect for their busy lives. I’ll be back on in November on the 12th and the 21st, bringing you some more of the Control you love. Stay tuned! ;-) With Attitude, Renee Continue Reading

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Response to “Kokopeach”

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hello “Kokopeach”!                                     I’m so happy to hear that you love My Wonder Jeans! I know how important options are, so I’m happy to offer three different lengths in order to accommodate all women. I hear you loud and clear on the straight leg request, and to that all I’ll say is, stay tuned! ;-) You never know what I may or may not have up my sleeve. With Attit... Continue Reading

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Renee Greenstein on 1320339620.64
 

Ouch! My Wardrobe Is Killing Me on Huff/Post50

In Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

This is a repost from The Huffington Post. To view the original post, go to Huff/Post50. As a fashion stylist, one thing that I've experienced with my Post50 clients is that when it comes to style, "no pain no gain" does not apply. In fact, Rita even said to me that sometimes she starts with a comfortable heel and builds her look from there. To be honest, to suffer for style is truly the definition of a fashion victim. Remember that the modern day Post50 woman has been there, done that, and really doesn't need to prove anything. So here are my rules and tips for looking great while feeling ... Continue Reading

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Where in the World is Joan Rivers?

Last Reply by donna rose 1321407205.28 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, All About Accessories

DAVID: Joan, I’ve known you 20+ years and I can’t think of a time you were busier than you are right now! I don’t know how you do it! JOAN: It’s easy when you love it! We’re shooting season two of Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best, my beloved weekly Fashion Police on E! TV, performing comedy concerts across the globe…I’m in heaven! DAVID: Hey! You left out our favorite new adventure — Joan Rivers & Dennis Basso: Designing Duo on QVC November 8 from 8 – 10 p.m. ET. JOAN: My darling Dennis and I had ... Continue Reading

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Mr. Mackie’s Back in Town!

Last Reply by Caems 1320379717.773 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Bob Mackie is back for his November shows on Thursday, November 3rd from 6–7PM EST and Friday, November 4th from 1–2AM EST and 10–11AM EST.  There are some fabulous returning favorites like Bob Mackie's Paisley Embroidered Fleece Vest with Faux Fur Collar (A66820). This one is available in many colors…my favorite is the brown!  In terms of a wardrobe investment, you can’t go wrong with this vest because the soft, toasty fleece is terrific for layering.  Enjoy this for fall, winter and cooler spring days.  What really makes this vest a treas... Continue Reading

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Kris Jenner, Motto & My Trail "Adventure"

Last Reply by VHP 1320711944.36 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

Hi PM Style ladies! I had fun with you last week. Loved the Liz Claiborne New York cardigan in the show and thought it was great to see Bradley and Lori. Loved Lori’s cape and Bradley with his two jackets — yummy. They're both great people, too. Thought Lisa looked extra beautiful. She was so funny when I gave her a compliment on her hair. She said it looks good because our stylist took it home and washed it! Love her honesty. This Monday we have Kris Jenner in the show and I'm awfully excited to meet her. Say what you want about the Kardashians, but they do always have some well t... Continue Reading

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FALL 2011 RUNWAY

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Do you follow the style trends online or in the fashion magazines?  I recently read some articles from the experts, and I was thrilled with what they had to say.  Fall 2011 is all about bolder colors, out of the box pattern, and fun texture.  Who do you think of when you hear that?  Bob Mackie, of course.  Another catch phrase that was mentioned in the style trends was ‘collage art.’  Well, now we are really talking, because our one and only Bob Mackie is all about art…Wearable Art!  Based on what I read, I wanted to highlight some of the i... Continue Reading

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25 to Watch!

Last Reply by I heart horses 1329343576.68 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

UPDATE: Please join me November 8th at 12:01 AM ET and 10 AM ET for very special Dennis Basso Home shows and at 6 PM ET for my Great Gifts show, both chocked full of new products including throws, coverlets, pajamas, robes and even faux fur wine bags! Also, later that day at 8 PM ET tune-in to see Joan Rivers & Dennis Basso: Designing Duo, part of QVC's 25 to Watch! There will be some great holiday favorites with a few new items featured.  -------------------------------------------------------- Hi Everyone! So, if you haven't seen it in the November issue of ... Continue Reading

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The Empty Nest

Last Reply by marie1 1336396274.297 | in Fashion Talk, For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities

It is October and James and I have officially been empty nesters for just over a month.  I still can’t believe that my babies are both in college!!  I get asked almost everyday what it’s like not having Lauren and Chelsea at home.  My response is… I have been preparing myself for several years for this life transition. I am so proud of my daughters and the wonderful women they are becoming. Here’s a photo of my girls in Chelsea’s dorm room. Freshman year is so exciting.   I am counting my blessings even more now.  Do I miss hanging out... Continue Reading

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A Whirlwind Few Weeks…

Last Reply by missmd 1321411440.473 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Quacker Factory

Hi everyone!  Well, after Fashion Day, then the Quacker Cruise, then returning home to get right back to the 12 Weeks of Quacker Christmas on Monday’s QVC® This Morning Fashion Forum, then our blast of a weekend of shows, I have finally been able to take a few minutes to write to you!!  Whew! The cruise was wonderful -- can I say that again -- wonderful!!  With Fashion Day being in the same week as the cruise, I had to meet the ship in St. Thomas -- I sound like such a jet setter, don’t I? Hehe.  When I arrived at the ship, there were a few gals who scooped... Continue Reading

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Introducing Adriane Kiss!

Last Reply by Pasalady 1320116208.973 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

Hi everyone! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to be a part of the Isaac Mizrahi team and to get to work with such a talented bunch. Everyone at IML! has been so welcoming and has made me feel right at home already.  Isaac and Shawn always have such a blast on their show – I am honored to be a part of it! Today I am prepping and packing for my first shoot at the QVC studios in Pennsylvania on Halloween. This is my favorite time of year not only for pumpkin spice lattes and Trick-Or-Treating, but also… FASHION! You can go a little ‘wild’ on Halloween so do... Continue Reading

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Item of the Week! Any of Bob Mackie’s Gorgeous Scarves!

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Who needs an accessory that will work for you over and over and add the perfect amount of couture and color to your style?  Check out ways to wear Bob’s scarves: Shown here, Bob’s classic Phoenix Print Oblong Silk Scarf (A4128) worn as a belt and Bob’s Silk Printed Scarf (A210402) worn around the neck and in my hair! Even my daughter wanted to try it with a bow! I think scarves are forgotten and underrated!  It’s a great way to jazz up any look!  Even the outfits that you seem tired of… a scarf can breathe new life into them!  Bob Mackie&... Continue Reading

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An Interview with Joan Rivers: Tips, Trends, & Rules to Live By

Last Reply by lisa carolina 1321345040.133 | in Fashion Talk

I’m sure you’ve already done a little wardrobe updating for the fall and winter seasons. But do you have something cobalt blue? A velvet lace top or jacket? In this interview, our favorite fashion authority, Joan Rivers, shares her industry insight about all that’s in. And, in typical Joan style, she doesn’t hold back in telling me all that’s out. When should you clean out your wardrobe? What are the biggest fashion faux pas women make? Joan tells all.     There’s a reason my “Style File” is called a cocoon sweater (A218997). It wr... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1319774400
 

Shoes 101

Last Reply by pantoula 1345423300.077 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Shoes

Remember the entry-level courses you took freshman year — English 101, Biology 101, etc.? Well, the Shoe Shopping with Jane team and the lovely Mary Beth Roe had Shoes 101 recently, and I learned so much in one hour! Led by Jack Aezen of Jack Sprat shoes, the class led us through the manufacturing process of shoes along with a glossary of terms that's so helping me on air! One of the terms that really affects the comfort of the shoe is called "coupling." It's the distance from where the foot hits the shoe to the heel. That changes the pitch of your foot, and why a 4" heel is more comfort... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1319751043.947
 

If the Shoe Fits...

Last Reply by Lady Dee7 1321887489.383 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

“Do you carry that shoe in size eleven”? I’ve asked that question in many, many shoe stores over the years. And more often than not, the answer was “NO”. By the time I was thirteen, my shoe size was ten. You can imagine, as a seventh grader, all I wanted was to wear the same shoes that my “size-six-shoe-wearing friends” wore. But my feet had already out-grown the junior department - and adult shoes were, well... adult. My mother, trying desperately to lessen my disappointment from the shoe shopping experience, decided we should try catalogs. It was th... Continue Reading

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Leah Williams on 1319740173.93
 

My Favorite Song...Il Divo...Sequin Boots Debut...What I'm Being for Halloween...What's Coming to the Q for Christmas...and What Isaac Is Launching in Spring (...plus Rick Domeier Just Gave Me a Piggyback Ride!)

Last Reply by Satchu 1326061931.473 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

October 26, 2011 Am sitting at my kitchen table playing new Il Divo CD (F09619) that sold out last night. Playing so loud my neighbors may come calling. Track 10 is my absolute favorite song, makes me hopeful, makes me cry. And until the swashbuckling handsome and über-talented Il Divo men performed it live on QVC last night, all I knew about that song was that it's the song from a pasta commercial. I'm hopeless. It's actually called, "Time to Say Goodbye." Oh please pull it up on YouTube and listen to it. As loud as possible. I swear it will give you chills. Imagine listening to it in the m... Continue Reading

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Shawn Killinger on 1319727751.013
 

Fun Times After Work!

Last Reply by mdjrsg 1320145484.737 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories

Hi everyone! So excited to tell you about the last couple weeks. I went to QVC's FFANY Shoes on Sale event at the Waldorf Astoria. It was a great event to bring Breast Cancer Awareness and to collect donations which will be distributed to various cancer research foundations to help find a cure. FFANY shoes on sale has distributed over $35 million and sold over 1.5 million pairs of shoes to benefit breast cancer research and educational programs. Susan could not make it to the event so I took my good friend Kyla, we write a blog together so we figured this would be a great blogging opportu... Continue Reading

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Susan Graver on 1319636126.817
 

The Advantages of a Convertible Handbag? Oh, Let Me Count The Ways!

Last Reply by Vcamacho 1320373621.833 | in Fashion Talk, All About Accessories, All About Handbags

Recently, I attended a meeting regarding the upcoming TSV from Tignanello: Pebble Leather Convertible Shoulder Bag with Braided Accents. Before every fashion-oriented TSV, the designers, planners, buyers, and stylists need to be on the same page regarding styling direction. This is a crucial part of my job at QVC, but I rarely, if ever, take the “it’s my job” approach. When I look at a TSV, the first question I ask myself is “Do I want to buy this?” From there I go to, “Yes, but do I need it?” Then to, “Okay, but will I u... Continue Reading

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QVC Accessories on 1319633702.76
 

In-VEST in YOURSELF with Denim & Company!!

Last Reply by green eyed 1320772546.02 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Denim & Co

I always love it when there is a Denim & Co. show on the Q!! First, this means something new and wonderful for my wardrobe! Secondly, at this time of the year, I know I can check some of my favorite gals off my holiday gift list because they will be getting some Denim & Co. as well!! Thirdly, since there are 3 hours of Denim & Co. programming tomorrow, there will be more NEW items and returning favorites, and I look forward to tuning in when I get home from work! The shows for tomorrow, Tuesday, October 25th, are especially exciting because there will be a terrific, fun, fashi... Continue Reading

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Carolyn Gracie on 1319492606.783
 

My Weekly Update

Last Reply by mkm 1319505737.77 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

Hi PM Style ladies,   How are you? I had a blast with you last week. At first I was a little bummed about the fact that we were only having a two-hour show, but in a way I do like it when we shorten the show. Sounds crazy, I know, but there’s a faster energy that happens when we know we only have two hours together. Plus, it sure is easier on my feet when we have one less hour.    How cute was the Marc Bouwer cardigan last week? Did you get? I know lots of gals on Facebook were talking about that one. Seems Lisa’s Style File jac... Continue Reading

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Amy Stran on 1319463623.49
 

All dressed up and everywhere to go!

In Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

My son came home from school the other day, walked in the door, and said, “Where are you going?”  Surprised, I said, “Nowhere, why?”  Well, he said, “You’re all dressed up.” Dressed up?  I was not all dressed up.  The thing is, in the past, I really didn’t take as much time to put a nicer outfit together for day to day, but, since I have become a Mackinista, I guess, in Tyler’s opinion, I am dressing up.  What was I wearing?  Bob’s Botanical Shadow Print Pullover Sweater in Grape (A217081).  There a... Continue Reading

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Bob Mackie on 1319253992.067
 
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