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  • Revisit In the Details- Fresh Spring Ideas at Milan Fashion Week You Shouldn’t Miss

    Prada Spring 2012

    With rich colors and prints a plenty, some of the more subtle and best ideas in Milan for Spring 2012 may have been easy to miss, so we thought it would be a good time to take a moment and look back before the crush of Paris takes over. Here’s a look back at some of the clever details that caught our eye. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Prada (and above) Vintage ladylike bags got revved up with ingenious graphic appliqué automobiles complete…

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  • Patricia Clarkson In YSL – Age Appropriate or Aging?


    You’ve got that perfect gala gown, you’re in great shape, don’t let your insecurities get the best of you! Last week actress Patricia Clarkson looked on par with other elegantly turned out celebs in Yves Saint Laurent at a fete for The Metropolitan Opera, and while she looked fantastic in a black-tie gala gown fit for a beauty, she took to hiding her hands and neck in a rather aggressive manner. >>More: Age Appropriate Fashion Tips She looks great, in…

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  • Revisit Best of Paris Fashion Week- Balenciaga, Carven, Celine, Limi Feu, Rochas – Spring 2012

    Balenciaga Spring 2012

    Now that the month-long block of consecutive international fashion show’s has come to an end, here’s a look at our favorites from Paris, the city of light and superior design(in our minds). From Balenciaga’s thoroughly modern take on 60’s futurism to Limi Feu’s wearable avant-garde goods, there was plenty of high-style propositions for everyone. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Balenciaga (and above) After 10 years of riveting, out-of-this-world collections season in & season out, Nicolas Ghesquiere was back with another astounding sci-fi take…

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  • Ladylike Leather & Lace- Gia Coppola Makes It Work in Valentino


    Take a cue from Gia Coppola’s fresh ladylike take on the classic juxtaposition of leather & lace and make it work for you: Known for her strikingly girly take on deluxe classics, last week Gia Coppola turned heads in a fiery red Valentino leather and lace combo that spoke volumes on the sophistication leather has taken hold of over the past few seasons. >>More: Valentino Imagined in virtually every iteration possible, leather is one key trend that remains at the top…

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  • Revisit In the Details- Fresh Spring Ideas at London Fashion Week You Shouldn’t Miss

    Christopher Kane Spring 2012

    Since some of the best eye-catching ideas we saw at London Fashion Week for Spring 2012 may have been easy to miss at first glance, we wanted to look back and focus on the most surprising, clever and inspiring details that caught our attention. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Christopher Kane(and above) In a season full of flower power, Christopher Kane’s playful alternative featuring printed cut-out collage patches makes for one of the wittiest takes we’ve seen for such a femme motif….

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  • Would You wear a disco ball on your feet? Rochas’ Mirrored Mules are on our Most Wanted List

    Absolutely YES to disco feet. Mirrored heels are the grown-up alternative to Miu Miu’s glittery shoes (and their 50 million copies) that were the club set must-have shoe for fall. READ: Baby Got Back(less)- Mules are Back! How to Wear Them Elevate an everyday look to a glamorous new level with these retro-inspired satin mules from Rochas that combine a lush jewel tone with a fractured mirrored heel for an attitude that’s certain to give a high gloss twist to your repertoire…

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  • British Invasion 2012- Jimmy Choo’s New ‘Union Jack’ Collection


    Call it a case of Olympic & Middleton Mania as Jimmy Choo’s latest range features bold Britannia symbology just in time for Kate & Will’s first anniversary. Regardless of the timing, the Jimmy Choo ‘Union Jack’ collection boasts must-have updates to signature shapes emblazoned with a rendering of the British flag with a favorite of ours being the playful take on a classic loafer (below). In thier words: With the eyes of the world squarely on London this season, and…

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  • More from Your Maxi- Lily Collins Modern Maxi Dress


    Lily Collins updates the idea of a summer maxi dress… While the idea of wearing a printed maxi dress seems like nothing new and quite uninspiring to say the least, actress Lily Collins brought a new lease on the languid looking, enviable comfort inducing maxi last week in Peter Som. >> RELATED: How to wear a maxi skirt The dress’ hybrid capelet shape lent the piece’s faded digital print a sophisticated and even unexpected dose of elegance while keeping the…

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  • Onward Russia- Prada Opens in Moscow

    Renata Litvinova-Prada-Moscow

    With all eyes east, business in Russia & China continues to boom as everyone races to make their mark on the zones formerly not so well-known, first up, Prada Moscow: Prada’s signature rich, unexpected and often challenging takes on retro ladylike dressing should do Moscow well as they bring with them a slew of new sartorial codes to a city who’s sense of style is often overlooked amongst the international fashion set. Prada’s recent reception to celebrate it’s Russian expansion with a…

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  • Sleek, French Chic In Yves Saint Laurent- Celebrity Style at The Met Opera


    METROPOLITAN OPERA Season V – PREMIERE OF MASSENET’S MANON Looking back at last week’s opening of the Metropolitan Opera’s new season with a slew of celebrity attendees decked out in Yves Saint Laurent, one can’t help but take note of the accessible, inspirational takes on French Chic each guest radiated in their own way. Model Dree Hemingway in a relaxed ivory suit brought to mind an ultra glamorous twist to Bianca Jagger’s infamous 70’s era white bridal suit, with its…

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  • Revisit In the Details: Fresh Spring Ideas at New York Fashion Week You Shouldn’t Miss


    From Michael Kors graphic contrasting animalier patchworks to a witty anchor inspired update to the house logo at Bill Blass, some of our favorite ideas from New York Fashion Week for Spring 2012 may have been easy to miss at first glance. Here’s a look back at some of the clever details that caught our eye. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Anna Sui (and above) Sui took the season’s fascination with prints to a new level with this Beardsley inspired hard suitcase cleverly…

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  • Revisit: The Best of Haute Couture Spring 2012 to Keep You Dreaming

    Dior Couture Spring 2012

    While the number of shows continues to shrink from season to season, the recent Haute Couture shows for Spring 2012 rigorously continued on with the regal, other-worldly appeal that couture has always made feel so ultimately exclusive. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And although a new guard is slowly joining the ranks with collections that veer a tad bit too much towards the unnecessarily dramatic, there were a handful of top shows that offered thoroughly modern and gloriously conceived options for the elite…

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