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LexWhatWear: Pink is a powerful color –
wear it for all those fighters and survivors


By Alex McLean KyForward contributor   Pink is my favorite color for many reasons but most importantly because pink represents a powerful movement – the ongoing fight for those battling breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and …

LexWhatWear: It’s Giveaway Friday and a whole lot more to help kick off the weekend


By Alex McLean KyForward contributor   Alright ladies, Versona Accessories has made its way to Kentucky! Yesterday, this unique store had its grand opening at Hamburg Pavilion (next to White House Black Market). Never heard of Versona? Well your ears …

LexWhatWear: Leopard loafers, lightweight scarves and wearing red are good fashion bets


By Alex McLean KyForward contributor   With the Keeneland fall meet under way, I thought it might be helpful to give you my pick of the day. No, I’m not talking about wagering strategy (although my lifelong tendency to pick …

LexWhatWear: Fall in Kentucky means big fashion, fast horses and boots, boots, boots


By Alex McLean KyForward contributor   It’s October, and as hard as it is to believe I can’t help but get excited for all things fall in Kentucky. October in the Bluegrass means one thing in particular: the Keeneland fall …

LexWhatWear: It’s the most wonderful time of the year… time to break out fall wardrobe


By Alex McLean KyForward contributor   Fall just may be my favorite season. For one thing, fall means Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Starbucks. But that’s not the only reason behind my fall obsession. There’s the cool, crisp air, the changing …

LexWhatWear: Burgundy, the ‘new black,’ is a focal point in fall collections – wear it proudly


OK folks, burgundy is having a major moment in fashion. If you’ve been clothes shopping lately, you know what I’m talking about. And as Rachel Zoe would say, “I die for it.”   Fashion veterans such as Jason Wu, Diane …

LexWhatWear: Moms have style, too,
but sometimes it’s hidden in their closets


By Alex McLean KyForward contributor   Yes it’s true, moms have style, too – despite what we daughters often think … and despite the fashion traps that women, whether they’re mothers or not, sometimes fall into as they grow older. …

LexWhatWear: Seen in NYC – a few fashion trends that could take Lexington by storm


By Alex McLean LexWhatWear.com   Those of you who follow my daily blog – LexWhatWear.com – know I’ve been in New York City for the Independent Fashion Bloggers Conference this week. Talk about exciting! The fast pace of city life, …

LexWhatWear: Dressing for ‘real world’ is easier, more cost-effective than you think


By Alex McLean KyForward contributor   If you’re still a newcomer to the “real world” like me, buying new outfits for every occasion just isn’t possible. It’s also not necessary, especially if use your imagination and create “new” outfits out …

LexWhatWear: Back to the basics, loadin’ up and timeless tips to keep you fashion forward


By Alex McLean KyForward contributor   Just as you need the right ingredients to make a recipe work, you need the right “basics” to make your wardrobe work. Basic fashion pieces are key to building a wardrobe that fits your …

Lex What Wear: See the power of pink – and the women who wear it – at Legends Pink Out


  By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   If you look up the word “survivor” in the dictionary, you’ll read that a survivor is one who copes well with difficulties in life. If you want to learn the true meaning of …

Lex What Wear: For the perfect summer evening, grill out and chill out – in style


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Picture a charcoal grill with chicken and veggies and a glass of chilled wine … the ideal summer evening, if you ask me. My roommate and I enjoyed such an evening recently, in a …

Lex What Wear: Be the first to shop at the new outlet mall – and support a good cause


  By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Last week, I told you about the July 31 grand opening of the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass. Now, I want to tell you how to be among the very first to shop …

Lex What Wear: Coming to an interstate
near you … Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass


  By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   OK all you shopaholics and fashion junkies … it won’t be long now till the new Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass opens its doors in Simpsonville, just off Interstate 64 between Lexington and …

Lex What Wear: When planning for this weekend, think food, drink … and fashion!


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   With Memorial Day weekend upon us, a picnic in the park (or out on the farm) might be just what the doctor ordered. Such an outing requires some planning, of course: What will you …

Lex What Wear: Key to fashion is choosing smart, stylish layers, beginning with basics


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   In my current experience working for Haute Hippie, I’ve learned that the key to dressing well is all about smart and stylish layers. Outfits that are layered correctly are not only flattering for your …

Lex What Wear: Handbags for a good cause … now that’s something to get excited about


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   The wonderful Lexsews project in Lexington provides refugees and other low-income participants with educational opportunities that promote self-sufficiency through professional sewing courses. (They also incorporate literacy, English language and interpreter assistance.   A major …

Lex What Wear: Discover a fun, flirty brand; cure a case of spring fever; win a Derby hat


  By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Boy Meets Girl is a fun and flirty contemporary brand that’s caught the eye of celebrities such as Rosario Dawson, Rachel Bilson and Nina Dobrev. Inspired by the vibrant New York art and …

Lex What Wear: Spring and horse racing combine for the most stylish time of year


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Spring has finally sprung and, in Kentucky, that means it’s time for horse racing – and Keeneland! If you ask me, it’s the most beautiful, fun and stylish time of the year anywhere in …

Lex What Wear: Cheering on the Cats
in Big Blue style is both easy and fun


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   I’m baaaaack! It was a long but wonderful journey these past three weeks, traveling the South for Haute Hippie. I met some great people, fell in love with a few cities I’d never visited …