Runway Review Snippet… Platform brogues punctuated a youthful, tomboyish and relaxed spirit from an otherwise characteristically utilitarian outing from Jil Sander's secondary line, Jil Sander Navy. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS While knife-pleated skirts and prim blouses made for a bulk of the collection, the real draw to the range came via a subversive and vaguely military ode to Girl Scouts and to uniform dressing as a whole. And just like Jil Sander's main line, there were plenty of smart separates […]
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Consisting of mostly body-conscious mini dresses with graphic cut-outs in an array of electrifying neons, Yigal Azrouel's Cut 25 presentation was somehow able to reach a more relaxed momentum than the kind of party-girl sexy his chosen range of silhouettes might suggest. And that's a good thing as we at FocusOnStyle have seen enough skin-tight body-con dressed open-toe bootied girls than we can bear. And thankfully by the looks of it, Azrouel has had enough too. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS […]
I'll Have What She's Having: A modern take on a once concervative classic piece of jewelry… the new button earring. Once reserved for the conservative twin-set bunch, little round earrings seem fresh again after season's of loud statement making jewelry. Forget about dowdy, there's a certain sense of freshness and modernity to button earrings now that you will most certainly want to revisit. Just take a look at Emily Blunt wearing Sethi Couture 18 K Pink and White Diamond Flower Earrings […]
The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 6, is Jewelry Day! Our last day of looking at Accessory Trends with StyleSight leaves us with the re-imagined Choker necklace adding a concise, tailored, industrial and ultimately sophisticated finishing touch to Fall's minimal glamour. From Louis Vuitton's harmonious take on the Peter Pan collar in metallics and leather to Lanvin's maximalist chunky floral choker, these statement making necklaces are the last word on polished, put together confidence. We […]
The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 5 is Men's Style Day What men want this fall, is a pop of vivid color! With every fall menswear season comes a heady mix of flattering autumnal hues to add a dapper bit of unexpected hits of color to even the most utilitarian of winter weather ready garb. More Paul Smith… Men's Fall 2011 colorways came in a rich mix of brown ranges, country greens, bold blues including […]
Burberry sunglasses brim with brilliant color, and YES, for fall… Continuing on the energizing note of Christopher Bailey's hyper neon accessories for Burberry's Spring/Summer collection comes a new range of collapsible sunnies for Fall/Winter appropriately dubbed Burberry Brights. MORE: Burberry Taking a cue from the intrinsic convenience of the company's foldable, packable product wizardry and boasting a classic wayfarer shape, consider these sunglasses as an instant pick-me-up for the season's gray days and moody color ways. RELATED: How To Wear […]
The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 4 It's the skins… Snakeskin, Python, Croc and Stingray … Snakeskin whether in print or genuine python, was clearly on almost every major designer's runway for Fall 2011 from Chloe, to Dries Van Noten to Prada, skin is back in. From classic boots to aviator caps to full-on print, from Mod to Charlie Girl, high doses of snakeskin came in literally every iteration. Python, croc and stingray were used to […]
A little something I noticed… While many designers past & present have taken inspiration from the seminal films of Alfred Hitchcock including Alexander McQueen and his blockbuster tribute to Tippi Hedren in ‘The Birds‘ for Fall 2005, one of us was thrilled to catch Miuccia Prada’s probable inspirations for Fall 2011 in another Hitchcock film, ‘Shadow of a Doubt.‘ Miu Miu fall 2011 Her wonderous ode to 40’s on-screen broad-shouldered glamour was quite evident on the runway for Fall and […]
FNO Watch- DKNY Celebrates The Release of 'Bill Cunningham New York' and New York Street Style. As Spring/Summer 2012 fashion week descends upon us comes the third annual Fashion's Night Out extravaganza with a jam-packed schedule of events nationwide including DKNY's celebration of the release of 'Bill Cunningham New York,' the heartwarming documentary about the now iconic, original street style photographer.
The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 3, From Miu Miu to Margiela, this season the ubiquitous clutch goes from compact and evening appropriate to practical and ready for the girl-on-the-go in charmingly oversized proportions with a vaguely 40's inspired sensibility and glamorous ease.
The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 2 Day two at our look at Fall 2011 with StyleSight’s Top Trends has us in neutral with the season’s rerun of heritage minded camel & tan offerings. See by Chloe 3 Buckle Booties in of the moment camel color And while cosmetic tones have dominated colorways for the last few season’s, the new neutrals of today in peach, taupe and sand work their way full circle back to […]
The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 1. As the new season is approaching and Fall/Winter garb is finally making its way into shops, join us as we look at the Top Seven Accessories Trends over the next week that are sure to amp your wardrobe and help you edit your future buys.More: StylesightGet into fall's rich Baroque takes on ultra-luxe bohemian accessories with Claire Foster, StyleSight's Accessories Editor, who pulled together some helpful trend boards […]