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Lex What Wear: There is plenty of time to find that perfect gift; these guides can help

  By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Last week, I shared my holiday shopping gift guide for monogrammed gifts, watches, my favorite plaid scarves, boots and vests. This week’s guides feature all things Amazon – Amazon.com, that is, the one-stop-shop for all of your holiday needs – and one for wine-lovers. Hope they give you a few ideas!       Shop the Amazon Gift...

LexWhatWear: This gift guide lets you shop till you drop – without ever leaving home

By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Shopping for the holidays can be stressful, but it can also be fun and rewarding. For me, shopping is ALWAYS fun! So leave it to LexWha Wear to help start your holiday shopping off on the right foot with my Holiday Gift Guide.   Shop The Monogram Gift Guide here     Shop The Watch Gift Guide here     Shop The Plaid Scarf Gift Guide...

LexWhatWear: It’s fall, y’all, and sporting
the season’s looks has never been more fun

By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Happy Halloween! I hope you have a fun – and fashionable – evening planned.   While I love to dress up for Halloween, I’m a little costume challenged. So, I’ll stick to more familiar territory this week and share a few fashion ideas for fall, my favorite time of year.   Since I’ve moved to New York City, fall takes on...

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 tiny courtyard in the middle of Manhattan, no less. So I thought it would be fun to dedicate a Lex What Wear post to cook-out attire.   Let me go ahead and say this: I am...

2013 Review: A salute to our faithful, interesting stable of regular columnists

KyForward is celebrating its third end-of-year review with you, happy that we can revisit an abundance of rich, deep content by writers who share their experiences and expertise on a regular basis. These fine writers have helped us accomplish one of our primary goals when KyForward was created – to provide a forum for a variety of voices on a wide and deep range of subjects that inform and entertain...

Lex What Wear: Cheers to holiday style and creating a fun, festive look for every occasion

By Alex McLean KyForward columnist   Before I get the fashion party started, a word about those Kats – the acoUstiKats, that is! Are they awesome, or what? Earlier this week at the NYC restaurant where I work in my, um, spare time, I was talking to a customer and, like most, she asked me where I was from (that Southern accent does it every time). Before I could finish saying Kentucky, she...