Michelle Obama Style Alert- It's back to Clean Chic With Vibrant Skirt and Simple Tank. I'll Have What She's Having: Easy, breezy late summer style. When I first saw this photo of the First Lady this week, I was loving the simple clean chic style that best flatters Michelle Obama's strong and statuesque frame. there have been a few missteps in outfits that were a bit to fussy or girly for her, but this Suno skirt and tank s A+! […]
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I'll Have What She's Having: If you look beneath the overworked mess.Yes, Rihanna, when it comes to your celebrity style, sometimes, well, most of the time, you work the living daylights out of it.Exhausting.But, the rest of you can find a golden needle in this mishmash of too many style things…Despite Rihanna's questionable 80's era Miss Tennessee inspired up-do and the fact that her feathery ensemble looks akin to a Jim Hensen Muppet creation, what does work and what one […]
I've been vacating at my Western retreat and have been fixated with one of my collection of retro Hollywood ski and Western photos that I use to decorate our place.It's an early photo of Marilyn Monroe on snow skis at the beach.Don't think it's the cutesy gimmick of the shot but what Marilyn is wearing that suddenly seems to look so modern and fresh to me.It's her color-blocked, high waist 2-piece swimsuit that seems so of the moment.And, yes, I'm […]
Most-Wanted/Must-Have: We love a bag that you will want to wear everyday! Channel the heritage mood that’s been brewing over the past few season’s with Marc Jacob’s latest update on the classic tote, the Crosby Bowery.
Must-have & fab home style offers that will easily fake out high end pieces- for real! The label queen in all of us will love this collection!It should come as no surprise that we are big, big fans of Missoni’#39;s timeless yet distinctive graphic signature designs and like many of you out there, we are stoaked about their expansive 400+ piece collection for Target which bows Sept. 13th. And with prices starting at $2.99, the deals can’#39;t get any sweeter.
Top children's fashion design… for the little ones. When Oshkosh is not an option, the sky is the limit for luxury children's clothing…With luxury houses zeroing in on the children's market come three impressive collections from Chloe, Lanvin and Stella McCartney.As you'd expect, Lanvin's recent 25 piece kid's outing is for the pint-size princess in your life with prices hovering around an exorbitant $800 mark, while the Chloe range tightly mirrors it's women's.
With scores of designer's and fast fashion labels alike mining the rich visual and sartorial resources of the many diverse regions of Africa comes Mali's first ever fashion week this December.Hosted by New York's premier African boutique BEBENOIR at the Musee Du Mali in Bamako, Mali, this historical event will boast a roster of lesser known African designers from Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana and even the Caribbean.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway Reviews
I'll Have What She's Having: Rachel Weisz Best Dressed / Warm Weather Leather Looks. The proposition of the summer leathers we've been seeing on the runways for the past few seasons has always seemed a little questionable, if not completely daunting.That is, until we saw Rachel Weisz donning a leather dress from See by Chloe's Resort 2012 collection so effortlessly mid-summer. Celebrity style, done right!Take a cue from the relaxed ease and classic, uncomplicated shape of her striped frock that's […]
Bargain Alert: Who doesn't like a good designer deal on high fashion? Come on, you know that Sharon is the bargain queen when it comes to GOOD clothes around here.Well, we at FocusOnStyle have always been about a good deal and by the looks of Yoox.com's Summer Sale, there's plenty of sweet deals up for grabs on some of our most coveted must-haves from season's past.With discounts of 70%-90% off and a mile long designer roster, we've spent a major […]
Stylist Advice- Go Bright & Get It Right! Neon can be so tricky to wear and, as it is so bright, certainly a fashion mistake that won’t go unnoticed. But if you get it right…. WOW! All you need are a few food stylist tips to understand how to wear the neon trend. Take a cue from Christopher Kane‘s updated ladylike lace neons, pictured above right, and Raf Simon‘s vivid techno take on sublime couture at Jil Sander, pictured below, […]
Most-Wanted/Must-Have handbag: A crazy cool pop art print to spice up your schlepping! Marni Glossed Canvas Printed Tote
Fashion On Film: When women direct… Following Zoe Cassavetes dreamy short film, ‘The Powder Room,’ for Miu Miu’s Women’s Tale series comes the label’s second installment, ‘Muta,’ directed by Lucrecia Martel. (more…)