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  • Silvio Liu Spring 2011 NYFW Collection brims with sweet and feminine party dresses

    Runway Review: Definitely a designer to watch emerge, as it’s the first collection and with experience the collections will grow and develop. This tiny capsule of dresses with bursts of coral and watercolor florals is the first women’s collection for Silvio Liu, showcased here at Merecedes-Benz Fashion Week. The spring cocktail dresses were chic silhouettes…

    Published on September 16, 2010
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  • Charlotte Ronson Fashion Show- Grunge for Girls on the Spring Runway

    Runway Review: Grunge got girly and there are plenty of sweet florals under the slouchy hoodies and washed out plaid shirts Be prepared to pull out your beat up high school hoodie next Spring. Charlotte Ronson is taking things back to the casual, borderline grungy, utilitarian 1990’s dress code with her most recent collection shown…

    Published on September 16, 2010
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  • Ibiza Fashion Trends- Ethnic influences lead the trend spotting

    Ibiza, the glamorous Balearic Island that has been on the short list for trend-spotting, remains a constant for trend forecasters to seek out what’s next…Roland Levin reports on the beach chic style of Ibiza and it’s simple Euro ethnic influence on fashion styles in this 2-part photography trend spotting series. Today, Ibiza Fashion. Tomorrow, Ibiza…

    Published on September 08, 2010
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  • Back to Old School- Backpacks, Rucksacks, Knapsacks, call it what you want, but they are super stylish now

    Not since we all became stylishly exhausted from the ubiquitous 90’s nylon Prada backpack, have they made such a strong fashion statement- not to mention, impossible to keep again in stock these days.Maybe it’s the return of 90’s minimalism that’s trending now.Maybe it’s that a backpack makes absolute sense when navigating the urban jungle on…

    Published on September 07, 2010
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  • Spring Fashion Week Preview- Edition by Georges Chakra

    “Design Sketch #4: LOVE!Inspiration: “”While studying in Toronto I was always captivated by the curvature of the Absolute Tower…I have used the towers coiled arches as inspiration for my spring 2011 collection by creating a series of bands and straps to lay alluringly against a woman’s figure…” — Georges ChakraSome may know of the collection…

    Published on August 27, 2010
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  • What Courtney Wore Today, Yes As In LOVE

    Personal Confession: I find myself flummoxed by many personal style blogs…I have an old school brain where my fashion focus is more about YOU than ME… most of my career spent behind the scenes to create a gorgeous end-product rather than being front and center in a model posing way.Without naming names in the gargantuan…

    Published on August 21, 2010
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  • Cheap Monday is Really Cheap Chic- An Affordable Designer Brand To Wear

    “Affordable fashion Alert: Love the Spring 2011 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stockholm & I’m wearing it now- so should you!Unlike many other less expense labels, Cheap Monday is more than decently-made, on trend but never trendy, offers a great fit, and doesn’t look like mall rat or big box knock-offs.If the price tag wasn’t…

    Published on August 19, 2010
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  • How to Wear A Leopard Print Dress to Transition Into Fall

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Lilly Cole in a leopard dress at Gatwick Fashion Week in England. Sure, our minds are heading to obsess about fall fashion. But it’s not quite crisp enough to start to wear fall clothes– let alone most of pre-fall — but I’m craving something new.Lilly Cole, nailed the best transition…

    Published on August 09, 2010
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  • Guys, Wear Red If You Want a Date

    “Women love a man of power and that’s what wearing red signifies!The color red symbolizes P-O-W-E-R, just ask Donald Trump, the man with the red power tie.No woman wants a drip when they can have a real take charge kind of guy.Researcher Andrew Elliot, of Rochester University was quoted in the dailymail saying that red…

    Published on August 05, 2010
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  • Best of Haute Couture Fall 2010 – The Glamour, The Fantasy, The Allure

    “As we prepare for the Spring 11 Fashion Weeks, we reflect the unimaginable beauty of what was Haute Couture Fall 2010. Naveed Hussain has spent some time digesting the magnificence of all that is available for only a privileged few.Haute Couture has been a tireless subject of debate. While many like to continually point out…

    Published on July 29, 2010
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  • Wearable Art For Your Feet by Japanese Shoe Designer Tetsuya Uenobe

    Back in my early club days one of my most coveted pair of shoes was a pair of Tokio Kumagai black suede pumps with funny, little whiskers jutting out all over.At a time when Japanese designers like Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garcons and Yohji Yamamoto were the must-have uniform for the downtown art set,…

    Published on July 26, 2010
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  • Wear Socks With Heels, YES You Can Pull It Off

    You can thank Prada for pushing the heels worn with socks trend, but you can more thank the stylistic street set for making this look right!There is always the intrinsic fear that if you don’t have the knack, you can end of looking like an out of place tourist in a big city wearing a…

    Published on July 23, 2010
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  • Figure Flattering Swimsuit Tips For A Curvy or Plus Size Body

    We all know how impossible it can be to find a figure flattering swimsuit– even skinny models have their share of fit issues. When you have ample curves, or more of an everyday woman figure, selecting the most becoming bathing suit that shows your body off in the best light can even be more of…

    Published on July 20, 2010
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  • Cool Kids Clothing From AllSaints For Your Fashion Angels

    Mini Me Delight…As soon as I walked into the new store in SoHo, the downtown NYC the city mom in me fell completely in love with the most adorable, on trend, and cool kids clothing that were on display at the British AllSaints Spitalfield store.It was a total mini me mecca of the hippest (and…

    Published on July 12, 2010
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  • Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week- Backstage at Franck Sorbier

    “With all the pomp and circumstance of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, we can all use some artistic whimsyReal couture, not of the juicy variety, is all about the mastery, the fabulousness, the uniqueness of its garments that are worn by a select few hundred women across the world who can afford the luxury. Or,…

    Published on July 08, 2010
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