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  • Trend: Boldly Elegant Surreal Jewelry to Brighten Fall


    With our earlier coverage of the Baroque trend sweeping through the Fall 2012 shows comes surreal jewelry taking the spotlight with statement making pieces this season That’s right, after seasons of sleek minimal baubles comes a chance to easily incorporate heady, baroque inspired gems into your accessory repertoire while hitting trend notes in a more subtle fashion. >>MORE: Fall 2012 Maybe designers took a cue from The Met’s retrospective of designers Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaperelli which pointed to their…

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  • Grown-Up and Affordable Eco-Conscious Lingerie From Stella McCartney


      There’s no need to resorting to any more undergarments from Pink anymore -leave those for the kids with Stella, Stella McCartney’s affordable new eco-conscious lingerie line. From one of our favorite designers here at FoS, the urban yet girly sensibility of Stella McCartney just got a little more accessible with the debut of Stella, her new lower priced line of lingerie. And as per usual, Stella benefits from the eco-warrior designer’s conscious stance. >>Want a lean look fast? Shop…

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  • Stylist Advice- What To Wear For A Ladylike Labor Day Weekend Look


    Looking for a chic ladylike look to salute Labor Day weekend and one of the last weekends of summer with while making a transitional statement in style? Go ahead, make the season’s last hoorah a call for glamour, have fun with it! We suggest taking inspiration from actress Guei Lun-Mei who in Jil Sander Fall 2012 at the Taipei Film Festival Awards exuded a retro elegance that was alluring, unexpectedly modern yet sublime. While on-trend to boot. >>MORE: Stylist Advice and Figure Out What to…

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  • The Return of the Glitter Heel from Miu Miu – Trend Tuesday


    Last fall the crew here at FoS were beginning to get rather tired of seeing editors and their comrades in Miu Miu’s sensational glitter heeled 40’s inspired booties, yet the labels latest offering for fall, glitter heeled mary-janes, has us re-thinking the versatility of the idea… And with those retro-tinged mary-janes done up in a slew of delicious, vivid patent leather hues, the concept now has an even greater reach as we see them working well with looks high &…

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  • Grace Coddington For Balenciaga And Fun Finds From Lanvin


    With Fashion’s Night Out and a new season around the corner comes one surprising collaboration from Vogue Icon Grace Coddington for Balenciaga and some whimsical signature illustrated t-shirts from Alber Elbaz at Lanvin As FNO approaches stay tuned for a bevy of heady collaborations and exclusive scores that will have you singing all the way through fall. First up comes a special collection of accessories from Balenciaga featuring Coddington’s irreverent signature cat illustrations that are certain to instantly become collectors…

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  • The New Flattering Pants – Want It Wednesday


    As we’ve devoted this week to helping you score an updated, easy on the wear and budget friendly work wardrobe for the season ahead comes a selection of stylish trousers that we guarantee will make you look slimmer instantly… How you ask? Well just like the black & white knit dress from Phillip Lim we highlighted last week, color-blocking and plays on print have now made their mark on the classic work ready trouser. >>MORE: Stylish wardrobe options for the…

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  • Artful Prints from United Bamboo for Madewell – Trend Tuesday


    From United Bamboo, New York’s quintessential label for preppy downtown cool with a slightly off-kilter vibe comes one notable, affordable collaboration with Madewell that hits stores today… Over the past decade, New York’s United Bamboo has continually delivered well-made goods that subtly evoke the spirit of the avant-garde without forgoing an easy wear for fashion’s sake. We’ve seen them riff on nautical & architectural themes, preppy regalia, tailoring of all sort -all envisioned with an arty bent that begs onlookers…

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  • Stylish and Versatile Options for the Office – Yes Please!


    Stylish Office Wardrobe, YES, that can happen! With the end of summer and back-to-school time coming around, step up this season with an advance on style to look your best at the office as we’ll be spending the next few days considering top, attainable options to get you ready If you’ve been reading FoS, by now you may have scored a series of in-the-know notes on how to look chic any time with any budget, and with a quick visit to…

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  • Revisit The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 2


    Day two of our Pre-Fall roundup for 2012 has us scanning the best collections as they hit shops to help you update your look immediately -why wait? Didn’t you love Day 1 of our Best of Pre-Fall styling tips? >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows Balenciaga- Taking his cue from the illustrated works of celebrated fashion artist Antonia Lopez and 80’s era French power dressing from the likes of Mugler & Montana, Nicolas Ghesquiere’s latest outing didn’t abandon his signature takes…

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  • Revisit The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 1


    Although it’s still mid-August, we’ve begun to look forward to fall dressing over the past few weeks. And with that in mind and with deliveries of cooler weather clothes hitting shops,  comes another look at Pre-Fall 2012 with two posts of inspirational collections. Look at it this way, we are currently phasing through summer so use these collections to your advantage and work new ideas into your current look to stand-out and look fresh. >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows No 21-…

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  • Back to School with Ralph Lauren Kids Fall 2012


    It’s back-to-school season and while we’ve recently shown you the best from high-end brands like Chloe and Stella McCartney for inspiration, here we pay a nod to Ralph Lauren’s smart, preppy and attainable line of Kid’s clothes. From the master of American sportswear and one blockbuster designer that virtually every single person owns an item from comes a line of colorful classics with Lauren’s signature notes. >>> MORE: Ways to spoil your kids in style >>MORE: Inspiring Kid’s Clothes >>Meet the…

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  • Look Thinner in Minutes with Smart Color-Block – Trend Tuesday


    Color-Block, while not a new trend, does boast an incentive for checking-off top trends when considering the instant slimming 3.1 Phillip Lim’s body-con number is sure to do on you… That’s right, who’d have ever thought that a simple, no-frills dress, with no uncomfortable under garments, no layers, no panels -could work such magic? But take a look at the model above (f.y.i we do know she is a skinny model to begin with…),  who’s contrasting black & white dress…

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