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Saying Thank You Never Goes Out Of Style

August 30, 2010

I’ve always been a glamorous kind of gal.  I have married often and always rich. I love to shop and was been born with great taste.   They say I have: Elle a du flair.  Yes, I  am now over forty, (and a real cougar after plenty of older ex’s) and fabulous!  A year ago, I saw an opportunity to blog for women over forty who LOVE  Chico’s .

ChicoStylist doesn’t fail at much, but she failed miserably at this blog.   Not only did I never ever get one tweet, comment or anything from the 5 C’s at Chico’s .  I never even got a “hello” from anyone from Chico’s, including all their Social Media Interns.   Why, it kind of reminds me of  the Alicia Keys song No one .

Obviously, it’s no secrete what goes on in retail and branding.  Why who doesn’t read Womens Wear Daily?   So when ChicoStylist  flew to New York City for the  Blogher10… no sponsor could believe her story of “No Chico’s doesn’t even know I Blog.”  While at  Blogher, ChicoStylist attended conferences of a top Ad firm who recognize the ChicoStylist blog as a great niche  Fashion House Blog in front of the whole conference crowd.  Yes, a certain gentlemen noticed I had that j’ne sais quoi!  That was the golden Emmy moment for  ChicoStylist, who stood and smiled while she took credit where credit was due.  He saw it: “It is the only blog in fashion that focuses on women over forty.”

Thousands of dollars spent later, and cross country flights.  ChicoStylist loves Chico’s but like a lover who doesn’t love back.   The time has come.

So I bid Chico’s Chico FAS so long:

I’m on to a new Fashion House Blog.

Where saying “Thank you never goes out of Style.”


Over Forty Is The Falls Fashion Cover Story

August 13, 2010

Chico Stylist has been writing and talking about women over forty being beautiful, worldly, and fashionable for over a year.  Now magazines are taking notice as print advertising for magazine’s are way down.   Not only are Advertisers finally starting recognize that older women is the demographic that has spending power and money.  Now several the top fashion magazines Fall 2010 covers are gracing us at last!

Jennifer Aniston pays tribute to the legendary Barbra Streisand and proves that she is a very funny girl. Jennifer is more is an influential beauty and has always been a best fashion celebrity at red-carpet looks through out the years.

Julia Roberts is known for iconic films like “Steel Magnolias” and “Pretty Woman”  and a  Oscar-winning actress who has made People magazine’s Most Beautiful Person list twelve time.  She is now starring in the film “Eat, Pray, Love,” along with Javier Bardem,  the film is based on the best-selling book by Elizabeth Gilbert.

Vogue has Halle Berry on the September 2010 cover on stands August 24.   Halle will be 44-year-old actress in September.  “What that means for a woman of color and what that means in the fashion world, what that means to pop culture, there was no way I could say, ‘No I’m not going to be on the biggest issue of the year.’” Halle was quoted in Just Jared interview.

These women are the women of real style,  real beauty, and real celebrity staying power!   “As the American population continues to grow older, everyone can relate better to an older woman with a great body, attitude, and take on life.”   Chico’s Fall catalogue, features  Lauren Hutton captured in a breathtaking photo shoot at Lake Powell, Utah.  As Chico Stylist  has always known loves, Older Women are Beautiful!

photo credit:  Harpers Bazaar

Chico Stylist Is Wearing a LBD to BlogHer Party Night

August 6, 2010
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It’s BlogHer Party Night! See you there!

New York City BlogHer Arrival Day

August 5, 2010
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BlogHer Day 1 by chicostylist featuring Chanel sunglasses

Bobbi Brown ‘Aquamarine’ Palette
$60 –

New York (HC)
$35 –

Chico Stylist welcomes all the BlogHer Conference attendees to New York City! It’s arrival day and day 1 of Chico Stylist fashion picks.  Madonna and I both agree,  Age is just a number!  There are thousands of women arriving today.  Chico Stylist is getting ready for all the questions from the thousands of Sponsors and Bloggers.  Tonight are the Private Brand Parties Chico Stylist will be attending the Nate Burkus party and then I will be swinging by The Ralph Laure Party.  See you there loves!

“Who cares what you are just enjoy it!” Kim Cattrall quote

To Much Of A Good Thing Is Wonderful

August 4, 2010

The Best Way To Hold A Man Is In Your Arms

Broadway Sensation, Movie Star, Vaudeville Performer, Playwright, Sex Goddess… Mae West was each of these things. But first and foremost she was an independent woman who became an icon simply by being herself. Chico Stylist relates, I’m a woman of very few words but lots of action.

When I’m good, I’m very good. When I’m bad, I’m better,” from I’m No Angel.

photo credit:  Harpers Bazaar

What To Wear To BlogHer

August 2, 2010
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BlogHer ’10 will takes place this week August 6 & 7, and it brings over one thousand attendees together to celebrate. It’s a time for us to look fabulous as we come to meet the online community. It’s a great time to celebrate the fact that our blogging, whether personal, professional or political, has brought us work, friends, satisfaction and is most definitely a significant part of our real life!  I have selected three outfits, one is for your arrival day before the conference when we meet in the lobby and on the streets on New York City.  Of course the conference is for two days so the conference outfits are comfortable and falls latest chic arrivals.   For the Parties, a LBD (little black dress) is Chico Stylist advice of looking Chic and your best when your curvey best, in New York City.   See you there, looking your best!

Alright Ladies this is the count down to fabulous!

One Heck Of A Week

July 27, 2010
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Chico Stylist had a Mad, party Sunday. It was cocktails, curvey women, men in suits, and just MadMen fabulous. Now Chico Stylist is packing for New York City and  Blogher10.  Chico Stylist can’t help but to be disappointed that Chico’s FAS, is missing the prize of sponsorship for this event.  With thousands of bloggers at Blogher,  being fashionable dressed in Chico’s new fall arrivals would have reached and attracted the Most Influential, Social and Info-Savvy Women Online.  (Reaching more than 20 million unique women each month).

After all, my tag will say Chico Stylist.   Being in the Blogher Network is a prize in itself, you are chosen on your editorial content,  MadMen of Fort Myers and New York.  Yes, it’s going to be one heck of a week!   Today my Wall Street Journal, has sent me to cocktails, when I saw today’s news.  Jeez, I even twittered my desires but no one is home.  So, I’m having a cocktail pajama party and my suit case is waiting to be packed.  Yes, I  think you will be surprise to learn what Chico Stylist will be wearing at Blogher10. And I’m taking my camera to  twitpics and celebrate Chico Stylist one year Blog Anniversary/Birthday!   Oh yes, I’m savvy,  a bon vivant,  I’m over 40, and worldly.   Hello, New York City! (In my best Samantha Sex In The City voice)