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  • In the Bag- Heidi Klum’s Cavalli Bag is a Smart Must-Have

    Florence Bag Roberto Cavalli

    Heidi Klum’s Roberto Cavalli Florance bag may boast a regal Wedgewood blue hue in a classic however uptown minded shape, but its unexpected ostrich texture and engraved padlock reminiscent of the scales on a snake lend it a completely street-style cool vibe and save it from being a tad too ladylike. Smart savings… Want the styling finesse of Heidi’s bag without the investment? Try Topshop’s Pushlock Satchel Bag pictured here. SHOP: Best Bags

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  • Celebrity Watch- Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Actress Cate Blanchett radiated a confident sense of easy glamour in black sculptural Givenchy while in Geneva this week at the IWC Top Gun Gala and made a case for one of fashion’s eternally-chic trends as of late –the peplum. >>More on how to: Get Peplums Right Although her L-B-D has a rather complex pattern she managed to work in a chunky gold bracelet to give the eye something else to focus on while not distracting from the beauty of…

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  • Taylor Made- Taylor Swift Lands Her First U.S Vogue Cover… Florals Have It!

    Taylor Swift Vogue

     After years in the spotlight as one of young Hollywood’s prettiest fresh new talents, Taylor Swift has landed her first U.S Vogue cover on February’s issue which is set to hit newsstands Jan. 24th. SHOP: Get on the floral trend with these fab styles! The country-pop phenom shares her thoughts on fame, ambition and being on her own with contributing editor Jonathan Van Meter while lending the magazine’s cover a refreshingly effervescent, approachable and youthful vibe. -Naveed Hussain Capture Taylor Swift’s Vogue…

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES FASHION- The Best Dressed of The Night

    Tilda Swinton Haider Ackerman

    Golden Globes Best Dressed: While there were plenty of red carpet mishaps at this year’s Golden Globes, there was also a heady mix of flawless fashion to be inspired by albeit from some of Hollywood’s all-time best dressed actresses. From Rooney Mara’s minimalist glam to Tilda Swinton’s hype-chic Haider Ackerman hybrid of a gown, here’s a quick look at our favorites of the night. MORE: Red Carpet Fashion Tilda Swinton- Always one to elegantly play on the masculine/feminine divide, Swinton cut…

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  • Wear Big Earrings Like Jennifer Hudson & Get A Little Gypsy In Your Soul

    Jennifer Hudson

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: My Kind of Hoop Dreams By Way of Modern, Enviable Gold Earrings While the recent wave of minimalism that swept through fashion made earrings and other baubles take a backseat, Jennifer Hudson’s gold lapis hoops she recently wore at a signing for her new book “I Got This” made a case for the easy flair a bright pair of earrings can add to just about any look. Pairing them with a simple, unadorned orange dress,…

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  • Beautiful Fall- Valentino Fall 2012 Menswear

    Valentino Fall Men 2012

    It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the direction Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have taken Valentino since taking the helm of the storied house a few years ago and their latest outing for Fall 2012 men’s wear was another remarkable achievement of masterful tailoring updated with a subtle sense of subversion. While the base of the collection was a dashing yet familiar classic suit, collared shirt and tie, jackets and outerwear were updated in sculpted cocoon shapes…

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  • In the Details- Spring 2012s Best Ideas You Shouldn’t Miss

    Since it can be challenging to not only remember what we’ve seen, and getting a second chance to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss. Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Spring 2012 shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50′s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rochas (above) At Rochas, calculated retro sensibilities go…

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  • Spring 2012 Round-Up- The Best of the Season

    Balenciaga Spring 2012

    Just as the Spring 2012 collections are set to hit stores next month comes a quick review of our favorite outings from the season to keep you looking fresh and updated on all of the best of the season. From Balenciaga’s sic-fi futurism to Rochas’ retro regality, we’ve got you covered on all the must-have collections full of covetable cool. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Balenciaga After 10 years of riveting, out-of-this-world collections season in & season out, Nicolas Ghesquiere was back…

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  • In The Bag- Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp

    Mary Katrantzou x Longchamp

    Over the past few years London based designer Mary Katrantzou has made quite a name for herself with collections that boast signature out-of-this-world collaged prints and could be considered a harbinger of the digital print craze that has had designers of all types trying to out-do each other with the never-before-seen. Starting Jan. 23rd fans of Katrantzou’s namesake collection and her witty use of vivid prints will now be able to get their hands on something a bit more practical…

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  • Highlights from the Best of Pre-Fall 2012, Celine, Givenchy and more

    Givenchy Pre-Fall 2012

    By the looks of the collections we’ve seen so far from some of our favorite go-to labels, Pre-Fall seems to be about a continuation of key-trends and trademarks with a fresh, indulgent spin. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Here’s a quick look at some of our favorite HIGH F-A-S-H-I-O-N highlights from the season so far…there’s more to come as we look at the best of the season next week. Givenchy (above). Celine- Phoebe Philo added some refined tweaks to her repertoire and…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Michelle Williams in Jason Wu

    Michelle Williams Jason Wu Peplum

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A modern take on feminine style Michelle Williams recently made a sophisticated ladylike statement on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in an elegant Jason Wu black & ivory ensemble that boasted a prim peplum and decadent embroidery and made a case for the demure, figure flattering power of one of the season’s top trends: the peplum. Topped off with a girlish pixie cut, Williams makes a striking argument on the updated retro-minded appeal of…

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  • Vogue Italia’s Fierce QVC Video Spoof

    Vogue Italia QVC

    Growing up addicted to fashion and the haute bourgeois campiness of the endless sales pitches of HSN & QVC t.v hosts, Steven Meisel’s recent editorial for Vogue Italia makes for a remarkably gorgeous spoof of the at home shopping networks featuring major looks from all of the best collections of the season. And while those networks have come along way since yesteryear, there’s no denying how refreshingly cool and inventive this latest outing from Meisel is. Enjoy the short video…

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