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Stars miss the style cues on the red carpet

3 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

A reader writes:
Dear Ivana,
My boss is throwing a barbecue. How do I look casual and professional at the same time?
Baffled in Billerica.
Dear Baff,
One could pair a business suit with flip-flops - it would be a great icebreaker - but I suggest you imagine the event as a movie, and dress your part.
It's 1965, you're the ambassador to someplace hot that serves great grilled chicken and ribs, and you're mixing with local dignitaries. You: stunning in a simple, classic summer day dress and enormous shades (did I mention, you're the star of this film). Sandals with a bit of a heel, and of...
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