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  • Isabel Toledo Spring 2012 Runway Collection In Miami

    Besides having Michelle Obama as one of her most ardent celebrity clients, Cuban-born designer Isabel Toledo has been wowing critics and fashion fans including yours truly since she began her eponymous line in the mid-80’s with her artisinal-minded, avant-garde confections and her deliberately off-the-radar cult of personality. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Leave it to Toledo to…

    Published on October 21, 2011
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  • Leg Work- Spring 2012’s Best Footwear -Celine, Dries Van Noten, Rochas, Yves Saint Laurent

    After seasons of major statement making shoes with mind-boggling heel heights and preposterous ornamentation, we’re really feeling the simplicity of the footwear options we saw on the runways for next spring. That’s not to say that footwear has been reduced to the simplistic and merely functional, quite the contrary indeed. From YSL’s shielded heeled loafers…

    Published on October 12, 2011
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  • Alexander McQueen Off The Runway, an Illustrated Look for Spring 2012

      Sarah Burton, creative director of Alexander McQueen, offered a truly inspiring collection for Spring/Summer 2012 and in our books, one of the most exciting shows during Paris Fashion Week. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS As Burton said, the collection was an exploration of ideas of beauty at their most extreme and women as objects of desire….

    Published on October 10, 2011
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  • Chloe – Spring 2012 Fashion Show Photos

    CHLOE Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Spring  / Summer 2012 Paris Fashion Week MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS [nggallery id=28] Peek at CHLOE in store now: More Chloé… In their words… Chloé Spring/Summer 2012 In her first season for Chloé, Creative Director Clare Waight Keller considered the mood of the Chloé girl and discovered a multitude…

    Published on October 04, 2011
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    Age Appropriate Fashion- Over 40, It’s Back to classics and how to navigate trends for Spring 2012

    The Urban Jungles of this world inevitably produce trends in fashion that make their way into closets across America. With fashion week upon us, I’m looking forward to the fashion parade outside of Lincoln Center. The young and restless work the stairs and promenade leading up to the tents ala Lady Gaga!  Yet, there are…

    Published on September 30, 2011
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  • Best of Milan Fashion Week- D&G, Jil Sander, Moschino, Prada – Spring 2012

    As per usual, from New York collections one can expect pragmatic sportswear(the kind that doesn’t often reinvent the wheel, maybe just spins it), from London one can expect out-of-this-world, well executed propositions and from Milan; riotous colors, bold adornments and brilliant uses of technological advancements in fabrications. And with that being said, Milanese designers did…

    Published on September 29, 2011
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  • Emilio Pucci Off The Runway, an Illustrated Look for Spring 2012

    Peter Dundas for Emilio Pucci, offered  an ultra modern gypsy-sexy catwalk look, with visible dentelle knit panties, lace embellished tops and slipdresses with embroidered beads, and breathtaking skirts and dresses with amazing detailed prints. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS My illustrated look from the catwalk was this  ethereal, ultra sexy, stylish and see through lace embellished black…

    Published on September 29, 2011
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  • Gucci Off The Runway, an Illustrated Look for Spring 2012

    Please welcome new FocusOnStyle Contributor Michalis Christodoulou and his discerning eye that captures the nuances of the runway through fashion illustration. -S.H. Gucci and Emilio Pucci were among my favourite Spring/Summer 2012 collections from Milan Fashion Week. My three illustrated looks are the ones I loved the most from the Gucci catwalk show.  Frida Giannini for Gucci…

    Published on September 29, 2011
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  • Paris Fashion Week Preview- Pierre Balmain, Spring-Summer 2012 Film Peek

    Balmain is getting a less extravagantly priced sibling… Who can't resist Balmain, especially the cool French chic way Emmanuelle Alt can rock one of their jackets? But the prices?! Mon Dieu! Debuting this Sunday during Paris Fashion Week, Pierre Balmain, the new women’s and men’s collection with an "international, downtown cool style" created in partnership between Balmain Paris…

    Published on September 28, 2011
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  • Giorgio Armani- Spring 2012 Women’s Fashion Show Video

    Watch Giorgio Armani Spring / Summer 2012 Women's Fashion Show video: MORE: Giorgio Armani and the Armani brand Photos of the Giorgio  Armani Spring 2012 fashion show: [nggallery id=26] In their words… Giorgio Armani Spring / Summer 2012  Nacrée Collection Milan Fashion Week    The sheen of mother-of-pearl, the iridescence that transforms colours    into watery reflections. Light that becomes shape, shape…

    Published on September 26, 2011
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  • Emporio Armani- Spring 2012 Women’s Fashion Show Video

    Watch Emporio Armani Spring / Summer 2012 Women's Fashion Show video: Photos of the Emporio Armani Spring 2012 fashion show: [nggallery id=25] MORE: Emporio Armani and Armani brand In their words… Emporio Armani spring / summer 2012 Milan Fashion Week   NEODESIGN    A game of colours that achieves a new and distinctive sense of…

    Published on September 26, 2011
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  • Marni – Spring 2012 Fashion Show Photos

    MARNI Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Spring  / Summer 2012 Milan Fashion Week More: Marni MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS                 Marni – Spring 2012 Fashion Show Photos during Milan Fashion Week: [nggallery id=24]   Peek at Marni in store now: More Marni… In their words… Innocence is put out…

    Published on September 26, 2011
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