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  • New York Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: Ultra Cozy at The Row Fall 14

    On a particularly cold day out in NYC, one look at The Row Fall 14 will have you longing for the thickest yet chicest sweater possible… .  Continuing on with the label’s understated elegance, the ultra thick and super plush sweaters above are certain to keep you warm, true. But we also like the quiet…

    Published on February 11, 2014
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  • New York Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: Tie One on at Band of Outsiders Fall 14

    Leave it to Band of Oustiders Fall 14 to take inspiration from Paris and give it an All-American appeal… As we continue to cover the top New York Fashion Week trends comes Band of Outsiders natty takes on the trompe l’oeil tied sweater trend.  Taking inspiration from Celine’s highly influential Fall 2013 collection, we’ve seen our…

    Published on February 10, 2014
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  • The Black Dress- Black Fashion Designers in celebration of Black History Month + New York Fashion Week

    When we think of the black dress, an L.B.D. typically comes to mind. Well, not so fast. Kicking off New York Fashion Week, I made at very worthwhile stop at the opening of The Black Dress: Ten Contemporary Fashion Designers which celebrates the singular vision of featured black fashion designers: Jeffrey Banks, Samantha Black, Stephen Burrows, Donna Dove, Epperson, Michael Jerome Francis, Byron Lars, Tracy…

    Published on February 09, 2014
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  • NYFW Trend Spotlight: Clean Camel + Vibrant Red at Helmut Lang Fall 14

      It’s hard not to love the clarity of clean camel mixed with vibrant red, our trend spot from Helmut Lang Fall 2014. What makes this bold pairing work? The simplicity and elegance of the cut’s disctinctive classic + modern vibe. Not a fussy element in sight, just the perfection of color and cut. I loved…

    Published on February 07, 2014
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  • NYFW Trend Spotlight: Slouchy Menswear at Nicholas K Fall 2014

    Straight from New York Fashion week comes another Trend Spotlight, this time from outerwear go-to label Nicholas K. Much like Cate Blanchett’s recent winning outing in a relaxed menswear inspired gray winter suit, this exit from Nicholas K had us aching to borrow from the boys. Louche layers topped with a knit hat never looked so…

    Published on February 07, 2014
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  • NYFW Trend Spotlight: Cropped Pants at Cynthia Rowley Fall 2014

       You ask, we deliver!  For this season of New York Fashion Week FocusOnStyle will adding trendsetting highlights for you to add to your styling repertoire. Let’s start our NYFW Trend Spotlight with cropped pants seen at at Cynthia Rowley Fall 2014. A hybrid between tailored culottes and flared crops, the silhouette is a sleek and modern…

    Published on February 07, 2014
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  • Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014: A case for the classics in the audience

    Ok, you may not be able to afford this (nor I), but you can certainly afford to understand the power of elegantly tailored pieces… haute couture or mass market, there’s some fab styling inspiration there! I’ll Have What She’s Having: Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014 attendees had us mesmerized on How to make a case…

    Published on January 22, 2014
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  • Emporio Armani Menswear Fall 2014 Fashion Show Photos

    In moody shades of greys and plums, Emporio Armani’s Fall 2014 men’s range was stark in hue but heavy on refined, resourceful finishes and fabrications. In their words…  ILLUSION Emporio Armani Menswear Fall 2014:  A glowing world; a lustre that stems from the very nature of the fabric and its transformations; a flash of fur…

    Published on January 14, 2014
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  • John Varvatos Fashion Show Photos Fall-Winter 2014

    JOHN VARVATOS Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Fall / Winter 2014 Milan Fashion Week – Menswear Designer John Varvatos unleashed a heady rock’n roll brew for Fall 2014 while taking cue from iconic band KISS and their signature made up faces to conjure an aura of mysteriousness and strength. And he just so happened to present…

    Published on January 14, 2014
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