Real Women

Hats Off to Pork Pies and Fedoras
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/22/2008 - 15:39

Hats are everywhere this season! You've seen Fergie, Rachel Bilson, and various trendy girls around town wearing what are called short-rimmed pork pie hats and the more generously brimmed fedoras. (Here's the big difference between the two: while a fedora has an indentation at the crown, the pork pie is flat at the crown.)

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Must Have: A Fresh Coat of Yellow
By Latina Staff | 10/21/2008 - 16:07
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DIY Halloween Costumes
By Latina Staff | 10/15/2008 - 14:03
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Win Diamonds for You and Your Best Friend!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/10/2008 - 11:25

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The winning essay will be posted on Happy Holidays, indeed.

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Weekend Shopper: Cute Cardigans at Whitley Kros' New E-Boutique!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/09/2008 - 15:16

Maybe it's the imploding economy, but there seems to be a lot of irresistible sales popping off this weekend. For example, edgy L.A. based designer Whitley Kros usually maintains a fairly non-thrilling online presence at, but the label has just launched a special e-boutique with markdowns on all types of yummies, like this adorable slouchy short sleeve pink and white striped cardigan--$130, down from $285!

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Street Life: Christine Bueras
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/08/2008 - 23:12

Christine Bueras

Age: 24

Latin heritage: Half Samoan and Half El Salvadorean

Where’d you get your outfit? My sweater is my mom’s, which I think she got at a mom and pop clothing store. The shirt and the skirt are from H&M, and this is a Coach purse.

I see that you have your hair in an updo. Yeah, I teased it. I’ve been doing that since college. I don’t like it to be flat. Because I work in an office, I don’t like for it to get in the way.

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Message Control
By Latina Staff | 10/07/2008 - 16:24
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L’Oréal Paris
By Latina Staff | 09/30/2008 - 17:43

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By Latina Staff | 09/26/2008 - 17:21

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