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  • The History of Valentino Goes Virtual- Valentino Unveils His Virtual Museum 12-5-11

    Valentino Red Dress

    Over the past few years we’ve seen an increasing number of designers and fashion house’s setting up career spanning retrospectives in storied museums in major cities around the globe from the likes of Alexander McQueen, Armani, Dior, YSL and even Yohji Yamamoto. Now comes one of the most innovative and accessible we’ve seen yet from none other than Valentino. Where attendees once had to travel or even wait in long lines to catch a glimpse of fashion history before their…

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  • Must-Have… Christopher Kane’s Crochet Cardigan

    Christopher Kane Crochet Cardigan

    Like fellow powerhouse Miuccia Prada, we wait with bated breath to see what kind of mind-boggling, jaw dropping references London designer Christopher Kane is about to release onto fashion’s trend radar for season’s to come. From intricate floral embroideries placed on patent leather to haute 90’s notes from the likes of Gianni Versace and Dolce & Gabbana, he’s taken us on a wild, un-assuming ride and made our wardrobes all the better for it while becoming a renowned pioneer of the new & the must-have. WE KNOW YOU…

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  • Red State- Mastering A Bold Holiday Dress

    Roksanda Illincic Fall 2011

    What to wear for the holidays? We’ve got the answers in a fab red dress! With the holidays come special occasion dinner parties & celebrations that call for festive dresses that make an elegant statement and with red being a go-to hue of the moment and just about any holiday season, there are so many fantastic red holiday dresses this season, but here we’ve culled a few of our favorites with notes on how to best wear them.  After-all, nothing says holiday cheer more…

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  • Get the Look- Florence Welch’s Fall Street Style

    Florence Welch in Mulberry

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Perfect autumnal essentials that should have you ready-to-go anywhere, from work to play Last week in London musician Florence Welch stepped out in a smart, autumnal minded ensemble that had us yearning for rich paisley prints and chic layering options. Follow Welch’s lead and look for pieces in your wardrobe and in-store that boast heritage prints in color-ways that evoke the warmth of the fall seasons’s palette in elegant tried-&-true silhouettes and pair them with…

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  • Celebrity Style In Focus- Elisa Sednaoui

    Elisa Sednoui

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Perfectly cut pieces that always look right… Although she is an Italian native, actress and model Elisa Sednaoui often tends to cut a dynamic swath around the globe in pieces that are sublimely chic however simple enough to let her casual yet sexy nuanced way of wearing looks stand-out. And while she is a natural stunner with ample sex appeal to boot, we tend to look at her unique sartorial choices as a clever cue…

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  • Must-Have…Junya Watanabe’s Peplum Jacket

    Junya Watanabe Bar Jacket

    Leave it to the genius of Junya Watanabe to conjure up the prim, old-world regality of Christian Dior’s iconic bar jackets into an updated motorcycle hybrid shape to let the associations run wild this season with his must-have luxury moto peplum jacket. Part urban warrior, part ladies-who-lunch, we can see it working wonders with a myriad of pairings from proper pencil skirts for day, to a voluminous maxi dress come night and a pair of crisp cigarette pants come weekend…

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  • Holiday Hostess Gift Guide

    Jamie Hayon lladro

    With the beginning of the holiday season and its many festivities just around the corner, we’ve put together the ultimate gift guide perfect for the hospitable hostesses in your life. From Lladro’s unique conversation vases to an exclusive wine-of-the-month membership, there’s something thoughtful and budget friendly to gift everyone with for the good times ahead. Consider Lladro’s festive and uber cool graphic harlequin vases(above) that make for a unique gift that’s destined to be cherished for years to come and…

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  • Actress Jaime King Don’s A Fun Holiday Ready Frock On The Red Carpet

    Jaime King

    Ultra-cute actress Jaime King donned one of the most playful little-black-dresses that we’ve seen on the red carpet in a long while at the 16th annual GQ “Men Of The Year” party last week in Los Angeles. In basic black, the dress’s flouncy a-line hem, graphic embroidery and peek-a-boo bust-line go well with King’s simple make-up and elegant, sleek hair for a look that’s full of grown-up energy. Take a cue from the actress this holiday season and look for…

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  • Celebrity Style In Focus- Diane Kruger

    Diane Kruger

    While German actress Diane Kruger is a naturally gorgeous, elegant blonde, it’s her on-the-mark sophisticated style that continues to grab our attention. Unlike many of her red carpet peers, Kruger often opts for frocks that are deliciously feminine and strike a harmonious balance between old-Hollywood glamor while maintaining a thoroughly modern, non vintage vibe for looks that exude a fresh charm and collected cool. That’s not to say that the actress’s style is strict or predictable, quite the contrary in…

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  • Complete Carven- Everything You’ll Want From Spring 2012

    Carven Ready To Wear, Spring Summer, 2012, Paris

    Being big fans of Carven, the young chicster’s go-to label for individual and achingly cool pieces, as we are, you can imagine how excited we are to take in all that’s set to come out for Spring 2012. From the best separates to a trove of must-have bags, jewels and shoes, it looks safe to say that til spring, we’ll be pining away for the chance to nab as much Carven as we can. Take a look at some of…

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  • Celebrity Maternity Style- A Pregnant Bryce Dallas Howard Shines in Custom BCBG MAX AZRIA

    Bryce Dallas Howard in BCBG

    Pregnant Actress Bryce Dallas Howard managed to break a few maternity wear superstitions while recently on the red carpet and looked all the better for it! In head-to-toe BCBG & Max Azria, her custom dress with its high gathered waist and electric orange tie-belt poms throws that old-world idea of avoiding bright colors into the water with its sublime celadon hue while her tailored jacket highlights her baby bump rather than conceal it and makes her appear leaner and effortlessly…

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  • Get The Look- Miranda Kerr’s Polished Street Style

    Miranda Kerr

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Timeless Luxury Basics Take a cue from model Miranda Kerr’s easy, chic and timeless pulled together look while out in NYC and look out for classic, well-fitting separates that let the eye focus on the quality of your gear while maintaining a casual look that’s ready to go and fuss-free. In her case, patent leather lady-like pumps add a dose of uptown chic to an otherwise ho-hum pairing of a white tee and skinny jeans…

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