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Rachel Roy Retail Therapy

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When life gets you down, what does one do?

If you’re me and get an email from Rachel Roy offering 30% off during their Friends and Family sale (November 19 – 23), you ignore the inner voice screaming rationalities about your spending and splurge.

Luckily, the splurge wasn’t too bad. Rachel Roy, an amazing designer who specializes in elegant uptown clothing for women, has created a new line for Macy’s called Rachel Rachel Roy. The line is full of young, fresh looks with a downtown edge for girls like you and me who aspire to wear her high price fashions (some pieces in her fall 2009 collection are well over $1,000). Prices for Rachel Rachel Roy dresses, which are of higher quality than something you would find at Target, top out at $129 while blouses and pants are up to $70 and $90.

So what did I end up getting?

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Book Review: Who What Wear

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We here at Naute So Couture love Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power of Who What Wear. Their always on point fashion coverage and great high-and-low styling always brightens up our inbox. So when we heard there would be a Who What Wear book revealing all their style secrets and tips, we already had a place on our bookshelves for it.

Monica and I were lucky enough to attend their Chicago book signing at Cynthia Rowley at the end of September.  The two women – impeccably dressed, of course – were nice enough to sign our copies and give us some tips about breaking into the industry. But as we headed home slightly tipsy from the complimentary Prosecco and great clothes, we couldn’t help but wonder how the duo’s Web site would translate into a book.

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