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  • Christophe Lemaire F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Christophe Lemaire Fall 2012

    Fall 2012 saw Hermes designer Christophe Lemaire once again working his eastern tinged, minimalist, masculine minded hand with a welcome addition of knits interspersed with smart utility pieces that were far from basic. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Imagined in the best of deluxe fabrications in moody autumnal hues, this designer continues to offer essentials so divine, they tend to have you dreaming of a maxed out uniform in the best of high quality fabrications with an ample dose of quiet, good…

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

    Azzaro Fall 2012

    Hailing from Lanvin, Mathilde Castello Branco’s debut collection at Azzaro may not have been a game changer when it comes to the label’s signature, refined party dresses, but she did manage to add a few subtle notions to the label’s precise direction. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Amidst the pretty, pitch perfect gala ready offerings were a few unexpected pieces that had Lanvin’s more relaxed, off-kilter take on dramatic elegance and a felicitous card print featuring jacks & spades. And while…

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  • Bouchra Jarrar F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Bouchra Jarrar Fall 2012

    Since leaving Balenciaga Bouchra Jarrar has made a name for herself amidst Paris mega labels with collections rife with chic tailoring and graphic cuts that stand on their own. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw the designer attempting to fill in the blanks of a working woman’s wardrobe with elegant suiting options with crisp, unadorned surfaces that make them sure to become closet constants for seasons to come. No tricks, no timely gimmicks, just straight forward, masterfully cut pieces…

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  • Jewelry Trend Report- Five Pieces of Jewelry You Should Own

    Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2012

    The power of a signature piece of jewelry or a statement making add-on will never go undetected as they tend to work not only as an instant game-changing enhancement but as one of the easiest ways to add distinctive flair to just about any look. With that in mind we’ve considered the top five must-have pieces you should be on the look out for when looking for new jewels that aren’t only about decoration alone but also work as a…

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  • See by Chloe F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    See by Chloe Fall 2012

    Although See by Chloe has remained a quiet yet increasingly salable & lucrative secondary line to high-end French go-to label Chloe, it comes as somewhat of a welcome surprise to see the offshoot finally make it’s runway debut after ten years in business. And while other respective labels like Marc by Marc Jacobs have been garnering rave runway reviews over the last decade, it seems as though larger European houses have been reticent to shine a light on their often more…

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  • Milan Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways

    Jil Sander 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 Milan F/W 2012. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Jil Sander- Raf Simons swan song for Jil Sander was a testament not only to the kind of refined couture sportswear the likes of Geoffrey Been & Bill Blass championed throughout their careers, but…

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  • Guys, you can add edge to your men’s style with some printed glasses like Zac Efron

    Zac Efron

    Men’s Style Note:  Zac Efron Shows You How to Make Printed Sunglasses Work Ah, ha… he does look good. With bold, unexpected prints quite the rage as of late it was only a matter of time til we saw the trend work its way into the eyewear arena and surprisingly enough we look to Zac Efron on how to make it work for you. As is the case with options full of personality, Efron’s Prism unisex sunglasses‘ wild zebra print that gives…

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  • Roberto Cavalli F/W 2012- Milan Fashion Week

    Roberto Cavalli Autunno Inverno 12-13 (5)

    Runway Review: From Cavalli expect a heady dose of deluxe fabrications that are certain to set your night a sizzle come Fall. “An earthly paradise populated by creatures of fantasy… the Eden of femininity … my creativity is expressed through clothes which make the Cavalli woman a sensual and mysterious being.” –Roberto Cavalli >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS In their words: The prints come from hand-painted canvas, exhibited backstage at the fashion show, representing animal skins. The ‘trompe l’œil’ effect is…

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  • Missoni F/W 2012 Full Collection- Milan Fashion Week

    Missoni Fall 2012

    Runway Review: A tour de force of masterful knits and pieces full of glorious texture with hints of leather in the mix made for a strong outing from Missoni for Fall 2012. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS In their words:  LIKE A HEROINE IN A CONCRETE JUNGLE Urban, but also pervaded with references to soil and moss, leaves and barks of trees, rocks and minerals, the woman of Missoni winter 2012 conceives fashion as an evocative adventurous fantasy, a dream in…

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  • Michelle Obama Style Alert- First Lady Wears Vintage Style and Does NOT Look Like an Old Lady

      I’ll Have What She’s Having : A mellow hued watercolor floral print that although vintage inspired, looks fresh and age appropriate on First Lady Michelle Obama. A rich print on a classic 60’s inspired princess coat could have gone all wrong on someone Michelle Obama’s age, as it could have aged her beyond her years if it weren’t for some modern updates and a slightly more relaxed silhouette that took away the Jackie Kennedy edge from her ensemble. Stylist…

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  • Emporio Armani F/W 2012- Milan Fashion Week

    Emporio Armani Fall 2012

    Runway Review: From Emporio Armani comes an assortment of wardrobe pieces perfect enough to update any wardrobe with, but the real story here were those directional Bermuda shorts that were the starting point for almost every look and were offset by a surprising girlishness. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS In their words: ‘LITTLE WINTER FOLLIES’ A play on clothes, fun little touches of pure fantasy: the more the search for form is calibrated, the more the collection becomes a surprising interpretation…

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  • She’s Got Leg- And Too Much of it from Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie Leg Oscars 2012

    Something tells us that Angelina Jolie is somewhere out in Malibu with her ultra-toned right leg covered in a militia’s worth of ice packs after last night’s odd show of the come-hither at the 84th annual Academy Awards. What was with that much leg? Every picture of the starlet, every pose, is just ridiculous and on a ‘Hollywood’ stylist note, completely questionable as it was unbearable to watch. >>MORE: Oscar Fashion 2012 MORE: Red Carpet Sure, we continue to applaud…

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