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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: 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 …

Lex What Wear: It’s a sale, and it’s for a good cause! Check out DFS Lexington’s Spring Sale


    By Terri Darr McLean KyForward news editor and stand-in fashion columnist   Because Lex What Wear columnist Alex McLean is traveling the country representing the Haute Hippie brand she works for, I’m stepping in to share a little …

Lex What Wear: Trash-to-Fash workshop at EKU will feature Nancy Judd’s eco-fashions


  By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Can you imagine a faux fur coat made with loops of cassette tape? A glamorous floor-length evening gown glittering with crushed glass? A flamenco-inspired dress made of origami junk mail fans sewed together …

Lex What Wear: Bombs away with a classic jacket that transcends time, taste and style


  By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   The bomber jacket might not be considered the most cutting edge trend of 2014, but this classic jacket has evolved and again is slated to be a wardrobe staple. It’s the perfect example …

Lex What Wear: Super Bowl style is super fun, with a whole lot of orange and blue thrown in


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   The 2014 Super Bowl festivities have already begun here in Manhattan, so it should be of no surprise that I’ve already planned my super-fun, super-stylish, Super Bowl Sunday. It is, after all, only the …

Lex What Wear: Reboot your wardrobe
by giving your favorite pieces a new look


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Today I’m reintroducing some of my wardrobe favorites – including a basic black sweater, a colorful pair of jeans, a warm and cozy faux fur vest, a leopard print shirt, a few favorite pieces …

Lex What Wear: Keeping it simple in 2014 with a sleek shift dress and a pop of color


By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Nothing says sleek, sophisticated style like a shift dress. The shape is classic, and when styled correctly it can provide an effortless look that takes only minutes to put together.   My first tip …

Lex What Wear: Be yourself, keep dreaming, never underestimate the power of a good shoe


  By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   I remember it like it was yesterday; 365 days ago I packed my life into a few suitcases and headed for New York City to live out my dream of working in the …