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  • First Look- Spring 2012 Fashion Ad Campaigns

    Givenchy Spring 2012 Ad

    While designer collections make their runway debuts months before they hit sales floors, it’s not usually until we see the ads circulate that we get a clue to the bigger picture behind the season’s story and along with that a dynamic dose of dreamy inspiration. And judging by the Spring 2012 ads that have hit the web so far, it’s clear that many of our favorite designers went in several directions- there’s no clear-cut set of trends, instead it’s a come…

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  • Treat Yourself- What To Gift Yourself This Holiday Season

    Karen Walker sunglasses

    Now that the busy holiday shopping season is coming to an end, and you’ve checked off all of your gift giving needs, why not spend an afternoon treating yourself to celebrate the end of the year and a job well done. But if you’re down to the wire and out & about in a mad rush looking for gifts, take a look at our Holiday 2012 Gift Guides and our Home Style Shopping Guide . With that in mind we’ve curated a deluxe gift…

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  • Printed Matter- Mastering Printed Pants

    Derek Lam

    Printed trousers have been making their way onto runways the world over for quite a few season’s and judging by the Pre-Fall collections we’ve seen so far for 2012, there’s more to come. So how does one don prints on a part of the body most people try to distract the eye from? Here’s a look at how to make them work for you while instantly updating your wardrobe and options. These days, clashing print on print head-to-toe looks are…

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  • In The Bag- Celine’s Must-Have New Bucket Bag

    Celine Bucket Bag

    From Celine comes our latest obsession, this ultra-sleek minimal black leather bucket bag that’s destined to make its way to the top of our wish lists. While bucket bag styles come & go in & out of vogue every so often, they have always remained a perennial favorite of ours when it comes to an unexpected however practical shaped and sized purse. SHOP: Best Bags We’re certain that its lustrous sheen and lack of hardware and design flourishes are sure…

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  • Angelica Huston- The Way She Wore


    Long before the likes of today’s cool young Hollywood a-listers & influencers like the much refered to Chloe Sevigny, there was the achingly hip, quirky yet divine beauty of actress & model Angelica Huston in the 1970’s. Shot frequently by Bob Richardson for Italian Vogue(including above), she cut an exotic, startling, unexpected and decadently chic swath around high-fashion circles with beau Jack Nicholson in tow and serves as a remarkable inspiration to this day. -Naveed Hussain Some of our favorite archival…

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  • Michelle Obama’s Hanukkah Blue on Blue Streak in Metallic Rodarte


    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  The First Lady goes chic Hannukah blue for an effortless festive look. Michelle Obama stylishly lit up the Festival of Lights looking thoroughly modern at a White House Hanukkah reception in a pleated Rodarte tea dress that had all the makings of a proper ladylike silhouette in an unexpected electric blue metallic fabrication. MORE: Michelle Obama Style Pairing it with a matching blue Erickson Beaman necklace gave the outfit some tonal ornamentation while not taking away from…

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  • Holiday Gift Guide- What to Treat Your Friends With

    Fornasetti Urn

    Day four of our annual Holiday Gift Guide has us considering the best buys you can gift friends with this season and starting at just $25, we hope we’ve found something unique and considerate for your loved ones. Just think of the merriment they’ll feel receiving Fornasetti’s cheeky urn (above) from that boasts a playful tongue-&-cheek graphic face. In fact, we may just be ordering one for ourselves too! Need more help gifting this season? Consult our Holiday 2012 Gift…

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  • Must-Have… Chloe’s Techno Bomber Jacket

    Chloe Bomber Jacket

    True, our love for storied French label Chloe is undying and remains unparalleled, and with varsity and bomber style jackets all the rage on and off the runways, call it a natural, obvious choice that our favorite option comes from Chloe. Ever since the label’s Resort collection debuted, we’ve been waiting with bated breath to get out hands on their teal techno iteration on the season’s must-have bomber jacket. While it boasts a cool attitude and veers on the boyish…

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  • Holiday Pet Guide- Gift Your Pets This Season


    With the holidays around the corner, celebrate the love and appreciation you have for your pets with some stylish finds like the ones we’ve sourced for our annual holiday gift guide this season. From an on-trend neon leash by Balenciaga to a contemporary McMansion perfect for your little sea creatures, there’s something well-designed, practical and within reach for your pets this season. Need more help gifting this season? Consult our other Holiday 2012 Gift Guides United Bamboo’s Ferocious Felines- We can’t…

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  • Men’s Style Gift Guide- Holiday Prezzies for Your Man About Town

    Men's Holiday Gift Guide. Photo: Tinko Czetwertynski

    As the holidays are rapidly approaching we’ve culled together a five day series chalk full of some of our favorite finds of the season to gift your loved ones and yourself with in order to get the most bang for your holiday buck. For the man who has everything, consider these fab finds not only as the perfect gift, but as game changing accoutrements that are certain to inspire and delight well beyond the holiday season. >>> Need more help…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Rooney Mara in Givenchy Haute Couture in London

    Givenchy Rooney Mara

    Actress Rooney Mara cut an ultra-chic swath in a decadent ivory column dress from Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci at the premiere of ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ in London just the other day and made a case for red-carpet whites and got it right. Cut-outs give her dress a contemporary spin and save it from teetering on the matrimonial while her sleek hair and subtle make-up lend her look an unexpected urbane yet reserved elegance. Everything about…

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  • Mulberry Parties On At Chateau Marmont

    Juno Temple

    Young Hollywood was out & about to fete luxury leather goods company Mulberry this past week at the legendary Chateau Marmont and from the likes of it, the Mulberry team struck gold again with another felicitous night surrounding partygoers with the label’s now signature playfulness including supersized ice-cream cones, colorful fairy lights, inflatable animals and beach balls. Songstress Lana Del Ray serenaded the crowd in a delicate nude Mulberry shirt dress that was the perfect choice for her ginger locks.  Alice Eve dazzled in a long Mulberry…

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