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  • Get The Look- Miranda Kerr’s Transitional Weather Style

    Miranda Kerr in Lindsay Thornburg

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Polished Basics for Transitional Weather Dressing As model Miranda Kerr’s savvy streetstyle continues to catch our eye, this latest unearthed shot see’s the sartorially clued-in Kerr sporting easy-chic pieces just in time for us to take a cue from as winter begins to fade and transition into spring. What works wonders on the eye while maintaining a practical appeal is her textured gray tunic-length cocoon coat as it offers ample coverage while boasting a playful…

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  • The Quickest Make-Over Ever- 4 Easy Tips for An Instant Update

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    We’re transitioning into spring but that doesn’t mean that you need to start fresh. Give your winter wardrobe a bold of fabulousness and modernity with these FOUR EASY MAKEOVER TIPS. We’ve culled four easy, sure-fire steps to help you work magic in no time with budget-minded, expert style & beauty tips just as we reach the end of winter and wait for the new sartorial season ahead. Add a Bit of Off-Beat, Bold Brights to Your Winter Look: Take a chance on…

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  • Paris Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways

    Celine Fall 2012

    While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen over the past few weeks with runway reviews, fashion show coverage & backstage beauty, we wanted to take a moment to consider the highlights & top trends to inspire an easy-chic wardrobe update from Paris F/W 2012. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And though there were over a dozen remarkable outings from designers of all types, there were a select handful of outings that caught our eye and are sure to catch your’s too. Balenciaga- After more…

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  • Moncler Gamme Rouge F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Moncler Gamme Rouge Fall 2012

    Part performance art spectacle part fashion show with a practical sensibility given their product range, there’s no denying the thrill of an all-out show from Moncler Gamme Rouge. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw designer Giambattista Valli creating a faux ski lift complete with fake snow for a parade of must-have coats and outerwear that included digital mountain prints and box plaids in the mix. View the entire collection in our gallery: [nggallery id=95]  

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  • Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Channeling the aggressive, strong shouldered 80’s era Parisian vixen that a slew of younger label’s have ticked off this season made for a smart, sensual move for YSL’s Stefano Pilati and his swan song at Yves Saint Laurent as it saw the designer leaving on a strong, brazenly sexy note. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And that rigorous, thoroughly French sexual charge was frankly invisible in other collections as Pilati brings with him an excellent sense of good…

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  • Create A Profile Pretty Ponytail with Peter Gray from Paul Smith Fall 2012

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    Take a cue from Peter Gray’s graciously pretty, relaxed & textured ponytails at Paul Smith’s Fall 2012 runway show with these expert hair tips for an updated take on a classic, easy-to-manage hairstyle. MORE: Hair Style Tips & Trends How to Style A Pony Tail Hair with Runway Beauty Tips from the Paul Smith Fall 2012 Fashion Show… THE INSPIRATION: For Fall / Winter 2012, we were inspired by the strong yet graceful individuality of a woman’s profile. The androgynous…

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  • Paul Smith Fall 2012 Womenswear Collection

    Paul Smith FW 2012

    Runway Review: Adding a relaxed wide-leg cropped pant to his signature line-up of mens’s inspired staples, boxy suiting, painterly prints, preppy knits and pajama-inspired garb may not have been a harbinger of anything entirely new to come but it did make for a collection from Paul Smith that’s destined to find its way into almost any wardrobe. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Piece by piece there was something for everyone here, most covetable being the matching coats that topped those must-have…

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  • Neil Barrett F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Neil Barrett Fall 2012

    Over the past few season’s we’ve seen menswear darling Neil Barrett slowly begin to epitomize the strength of a chic, urban dwelling techno sportif minded woman while subtly delivering an on-trend comprehensive range each season filtered through his own hand at sensible and practical sportswear for the complicated lifestyle needs of today. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw the designer continuing with his minimalist, vaguely military stance with a line-up of sophisticated gear that should have this designer gaining savvy…

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  • Pierre Balmain F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Pierre Balmain Fall 2012

    While considerably less flashy than it’s mainline counterpart Balmain, diffusion line Pierre Balmain saw Fall 2012 heading towards more considerably safe waters with a range of rethought basics with a streamlined, foundation building sensibility. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Amongst the mix stood sharp tailoring with a few fitted body-con dresses to boot and an assortment of more reality friendly pieces that are sure to get you in the day-into-night groove more than a 5-figure gala dress will, per se. Although…

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  • The Return of the Baseball Cap and How To Wear It

    Miu Miu Baseball Cap

    If you were around during the original airings of ‘Seinfeld’ than you just might remember the kind of sartorial red flag seeing a woman around town wearing a baseball hat once conjured up-   being sporty in an almost entirely non-fashion sense. But one thing we’ve noticed amidst the now waining early 90’s resurgence is the surprising return of the baseball cap. Especially with Miu Miu’s must-have two-tone baseball caps from fall and Acne’s glossy ones for spring and all the editors being snapped up between…

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  • Balenciaga F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Balenciaga Fall 2012

    After more than a decade at the helm of one of fashion’s most influential labels, mastermind Nicolas Ghesquiere was back with another winner of a collection with this time’s goal focusing on thoroughly modern updates to the working girl’s wardrobe. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Combined with slinky patch worked chiffon dresses, sculptural a-line ra-ra skirts and bi-color pants that were the coolest we’ve seen yet, Ghesquiere worked wonders with uniform dressing by mashing the ho-hum banality of smart separates with…

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  • Maison Martin Margiela F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Maison Martin Margiela

    Subverted & tweaked plays on tailored workwear made for a sober yet challenging outing from the atelier of Maison Martin Margiela. And while and a bulk of the collection was composed of tricky slashed & spliced separates that evoked a linear silhouette, there was also plenty of reworked, rethought basics to add a witty albeit overtly conceptual twist to your repertoire. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Among the mix were a winning selection of classic outerwear and some terrific skirts to…

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