Dialed-in Expat & PR Maven Dovie Mamikunian Dishes on French Style

Dovie Mamikunian It’s a story right out of an Audrey Hepburn movie — that is, if Audrey was more about media and PR than princesses and modeling. Dovie Mamikunian grew up on our own shores, but always had her sights set on a fab life in Paris. But instead of just dreaming of croissants and strolls by the Seine, Mamikunian established DM Media, a public relations and event coordinating company that has grown to become one of the leading companies in

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Outfit Inspiration: Alessandra Ambrosio Goes Grunge at the Wildfox Couture Flagship Opening

Alessandra Ambrosio at the Wildfox Couture Flagship opening in L.A. We’re used to seeing glamazon Victoria’s Secret angel Alessandra Ambrosio done up with a blowout, body bronzer and of course, a set of stunning lingerie, but the supermodel did a full 180 turn from her usual style for the grand opening of Wildfox Couture’s new L.A. flagship. Instead of a predictable body-con cocktail number, the model wore a a grunge-inspired outfit worthy of any garage band groupie. Thanks to Saint

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Shopping L.A.’s French Revolution

Let them eat cake? For once, we’ll skip dessert, because there’s something much more enticing happening on L.A.’s trendy Beverly Boulevard. Three French standbys have opened up shop, allowing Angelenos a chance to practice their French and take some style cues from Gallic gals and their go-to spots. Contemporary labels Iro, Sandro and Maje have landed within walking distance of one another, so the only thing missing is Fashion Trends Daily’s Editor-in-Chief’s New York secret, Comptoire de Cottoniers. But while

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Blake Lively Teams With S.F.’s Amour Vert

Blake Lively wears a piece from the Amour Vert x Preserve.us collection Designing woman. Blake Lively, she of the CW sudser Gossip Girl, is adding one more project to her off-screen endeavors. She may be known as a model and actress, but last year, Lively not only had a baby, she debuted Preserve.us, a lifestyle set in the vein of Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop and Martha Stewart’s empire of good things. While her site was met with some criticism, it has persevered and

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C©line Opens at South Coast Plaza

C©line South Coast Plaza The wait is over. After months of waiting, storied French fashion house C©line has finally opened its doors at South Coast Plaza. The opening marks the brand’s second SoCal location €” the first is on Rodeo Drive, naturally €” and another feather in South Coast Plaza’s couture hat (no doubt designed by Philip Treacy). C©line South Coast Plaza Famously exclusive, the brand has kept its distribution small. It’s completely forgone E-commerce, opting instead to offer up goods

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