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  • Mara Hoffman Fall 2012 Runway Recap

    Runway Review: If you lust for prints with edge, Mara Hoffman stayed true to her roots. Mara Hoffman, known for her uniquely rich prints that always manage to not wear the wearer, kept her fans happy with a foray into deep and rich patterns in her fall / winter 2012 “South American Shaman Cowboys” themed collection. >>…

    Published on February 12, 2012
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  • Herve Leger Fall 2012 Runway Review and Photos

    Runway Review: If you want a truly sexy LBD, you have come to the right designer. Sexy. Bondage. Need I say more about the Fall 2012 collection from Herve Leger?! There is not a chance, with all the leather straps, anatomical seaming, and skin-tight dense knits, that a woman can wear one of these slammin’…

    Published on February 11, 2012
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  • Charlotte Ronson Fall 2012 Runway Review and Photos

    Runway Review: Asymmetrical hems, oversize honeycomb stitches and graphic fair isles are must-haves, along with gotta-get sweaters. The Charlotte Ronson Fall 2012 show had me already yearning for chilly autumn’s return when it’s yet to be spring! A soft, warm palette painted itself on cozy intarsia and cable sweaters, tightly fit leather, light weight georgette, and…

    Published on February 11, 2012
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  • Nicholas K Fall 2012 Runway Review & Photos

    Runway Review: Heritage prairie inspiration with a dose of edge– and some of the best outerwear around. Fall 2013 from Nicholas K. takes you to the wild west prairie days, roughed up with an ample amount of dark edginess to boot, and a dose of old-school 90’s heroin chic played up with goth-ish hair dye….

    Published on February 11, 2012
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  • BCBG Max Azria Fall 2012- Runway Review / Photos

    Season after season BCBG stays true to it’s many signatures with consistent color blocking and banding, fabric manipulation in the form of pleats and folding, luxe, draped fabrics and an array of neutrals punched up with panels of bright color. And while Fall 2012 didn’t steer far from that formula, it still had a delightful…

    Published on February 10, 2012
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  • Chloe Pre-Fall 2012- The bar is set

    There’s no secret that we are fans of Chloe at FoS. Under the new creative direction of Clare Waight Keller, the directional message from  a go-to label continues to shine. The reason: Chloe continually delivers wearable, uber stylish clothes that are flattering on a modern woman, and this time around, more stream-lined. to smart wardrobe building. Take…

    Published on January 10, 2012
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  • “A Quiet American- Ralph Rucci and Paris” -The Movie

    For four years C.S Leigh followed America’s closest designer to a true couturier, Ralph Rucci, for his upcoming documentary film  A Quiet American: Ralph Rucci & Paris that’s set to debut during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2012. MORE: Ralph Rucci The film focuses on Rucci’s employment and relationship with haute couture artisans and technicians and follows him through…

    Published on December 29, 2011
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  • Christmas Windows- Bergdorf Goodman’s “Carnival of Animals” is high on dramatic elegance

    From an institution like Bergdorf Goodman you can always expect spectacular holiday windows season after season and 2011’s series of intricate vignettes once again has as us in awe. David Hoey and his team dedicated the past two years to planning, building, perfecting, and collecting antiques for their latest artisanal masterpiece The Carnival of Animals. Each window features a specific material that…

    Published on December 23, 2011
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  • NY Christmas Windows- Sak’s Fifth Avenue Frothy Fabulousness

     Snowflakes and bubbles and gorgeous clothes with a giant Yeti whose footprints also appear inside the store. MORE: Holiday The theme for this year’s whimsical yet elegant holiday windows at Sak’s is Land of the Bubblemakers. Based on “Who Makes The Snow,” a children’s tale by Naresh Ramchandani of the firm Pentagram who also conceived the…

    Published on December 22, 2011
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  • Holiday In New York- Lord and Taylor Christmas Windows 2011

    Retail Remedy: There’s nothing that says  holiday shopping more than the launch of Christmas windows Of all the department holiday windows in New York, Lord & Taylor is a perennial favorite as one of the most classic and heartwarming. This year’s theme being “What is Christmas Made Of?”  The store asked children from Women In…

    Published on November 15, 2011
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  • Lisette Model ‘Reflections’

    On a recent trawl through Chelsea, New York’s art gallery packed westside neighborhood, came the discovery of Bruce Silverstein Gallery’s “Reflections: The Expressionist Origins of Lisette Model,” an inspiring visual retrospective featuring an edited collection of the late artist’s work. Model’s use of reflective layers to combine cityscapes and civilians candidly shuffling about through New York City…

    Published on November 04, 2011
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  • Chris Benz Spring 2012 Fashion Presentation

    Runway Review Snippet… New York's charming prince of color & prints, Chris Benz, showed off his brilliantly quirky ode to fantastical Upper East Side eccentricity on the much talked about male model Andrej Pejic for a dizzying riff on infamous 60's cult icon Candy Darling. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Benz's collection shone alongside many of…

    Published on September 21, 2011
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