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  • Website Maintenance in Progress…

    Excuse www.FocusOnStyle.com while we putter around the backend, move around a bit, and do some website maintenance. Apologies for not looking so pretty or speedy while the techs do their thing. We’ll be back very soon in full speed & full style. In the mean time, please follow on facebook to see what we are up to & chat……

    Published on March 06, 2014
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  • Paris Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: Skirt Over Pants at Balenciaga Fall 2014

    Balenciaga Fall 2014 was heavy on elegant futurism, and the skirt over pants combo’s offered a cozy yet grown-up take on practical layering that was stylish and worth giving a shot at now… And while Balenciaga’s versions may be terribly expensive to lust over, consider taking a stab at this ongoing trend which originated at…

    Published on March 05, 2014
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  • Best of Oscar Fashion 2014

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Clean, grown-up elegance hit the red-carpet for can-do Oscar chic to consider this upcoming wedding and formal season… It wasn’t as much as big drama but more of modern elegance when it came to the best of Oscar fashion tonight. Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o and Best…

    Published on March 02, 2014
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  • What happened when I met my style icon Audrey Hepburn

    For this week’s look back in celebration of the 15th Anniversary Year of FocusOnStyle online, I want to rewind a bit further to this very special post about how I met my style icon, Audrey Hepburn.  What a lovely moment and privilege… S.H. My evening with humanitarian and style icon Audrey Hepburn… Having someone to…

    Published on March 01, 2014
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  • I stopped by the new Sarah Jessica Parker SJP shoe store for a sneak peak

    Retail Remedy: It’s time for a day of pretty things! Have you ever had one of those Mercury in retrograde days where the only viable solution to finding joy is, well, SHOES! Yup, and pretty, girly, sexy, feminine shoes like the new Sarah Jessica Parker SJP line that launches exclusively at Nordstrom on February 28. When the…

    Published on February 27, 2014
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  • Growing Older, Staying In Style: Men’s Style Tips for a Fab 50+

    This week’s look back at favorite posts from my 15th Anniversay of FocusOnStyle online takes a look at age-appropriate fashion for guys over 50. Mens’ style– like women’s– shouldn’t have an expiration date, and looking vital, modern, and well, hot, as an approaching boomer and beyond is something that should be accessible for everyone with a…

    Published on February 22, 2014
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  • New York Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: Textural Froth at Ralph Lauren Fall 2014

    Texture, dimension, and unexpected pairings of “touch me” fabrications in soft muted colors were abound at Ralph Lauren Fall 2014. When it comes to getting dressed, look to Ralph for inspiration. Why not pair a gray turtleneck poncho over a filmy metallic skirt? The result is divine! >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And TREND SPOTLIGHTS >>> CLICK: Ralph Lauren…

    Published on February 14, 2014
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  • Mid Week Break: New York Fashion Week Trend Spotlights

     Whoosh, it’s a busy (fashion) week!  Honestly, I have to say that I’m loving what is being shown at New York Fashion Week Fall 2014 more than in past seasons. I really enjoy cherry-picking some of the singularly most wearable trends  for you that are more real way than runway.  (Secret: I’m crazy for all that red) Before…

    Published on February 11, 2014
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  • Backstage Beauty: Westminster Dog Show Behind the Scenes

     Gettting their gorgeous behind the scenes at the Westminster Dog Show. You know how much I love poodles and dogs in general. It is New York Fashion Week (have you been following my trend spotlights?) and you would expect backstage beauty to involve models with hair and back-up how to’s, right? Well, it will. But I want to take…

    Published on February 10, 2014
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