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  • Makage Spring 2011 Fashion Week Presentation for a Sleek, Sexy, and Confident Woman


    Runway Review: Something for everyone in this line and I think certain pieces are very wearable no matter what your age A sleek, sexy, confident and practical woman is who will be strutting around in Mackage next Spring 2011. Mackage – Spring 2011 The Mackage presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was calling out to all ages of smokin’ city gals wanting to play up their attitude and stand out in a remarkable, but not extreme, manner. >> MORE: Fashion Shows…

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  • Odd Molly- Spring 2011 Fashion Show for Sexy and Sweet Boudoir Femininity


    Runway Review: The sexy and sweet boudoir look is so fun for spring, and especially in these soft champagne and rose colors Playing up the feminine side of dressing has been a key feature at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and the young line Odd Molly certainly wasn’t going to take a backseat in that department. Odd Molly – Spring 2011 Fashion Show I will never look down on a girly line, but there is an extreme that Odd Molly hovers on…

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  • Donna Karan- Spring 2011 Lighter, Softer and Very Beautiful


    Most hair stylists will tell you that at a certain age we look better with softer edges and a lighter color. Well, Donna Karan is celebrating her 25th Anniversary in fashion this year and she has all but softened and lightened the look for Spring 2011.>> SEE DONNA KARAN FASHION SHOW PHOTOS- COMPLETE SPRING COLLECTIONOnce the almost shock of the all sand color palette passed, it was clear that the hallmarks of an urban wardrobe were still present, but this…

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  • Edition by Georges Chakra NY Fashion Week- Spring 2011

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    Runway Review: What to wear when life is your red carpet. Then there is Edition by Georges Chakra.The Spring 2011 collection presented at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York has a definite European sensibility of sophistication that is both timeless and ageless, and very wearable.

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  • Ports 1961- Spring 2011 Fashion Show Punches Up Color With Soft Neutrals


    Runway Review: The highlight display of artfully draped garments was the palette of smooth, warm neutrals with shocking flashes of color The color palette was brimming with Spring Fever, and soft fabrics were in full flow at the Ports 1961 Spring 2011 show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Ports 1961 – Spring 2011 The highlight display was the palette of smooth, warm neutrals – charcoal, deep moss green, sandy beige and smokey grey, with shocking flashes of color – deep sea…

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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 on their own, the light palette was refreshing, but I saw a few key details that didn’t sit with the collection. Silvio Liu- Spring 2011…

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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 at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.e Charlotte Ronson- Spring 2011 Fashion Show This time around the grunge got girly and there are plenty of sweet florals…

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  • Ibiza Accessory Trends, The Barest Beach Bodies Are Piled On With Accessories


    Clothes may be minimal to non-existent, but accessories are piled on in true Ibiza beach style!Roland Levin brings us more of ethnic, beachy inspiration from the island of Ibiza, Spain famous for big party night and lazy days. Oh, and it’s fashion of course!– S.H.On the beach or on the streets in Ibiza, one is always under sunshine that at times is overbearing. Hats out of straw with trimmings or made out of heavy cotton material have to have flair…

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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 Accessories. Stay tuned and wear your sunscreen! — S.H.Ibiza, an island to itself with music & fashion sensibility that is spreading around the world.Another summer…

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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 a bike.But from Euro street style to hot off the runways (see the Alexander Wang knapsack that we love, right), the backback is looking so…

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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 from the Devil Wears Prada. Others may have spotted it on celebrities like Emily Blunt, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Marcia Cross, Helen Mirren and…

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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 genre of personal style blogs, for me, some are absolutely over-rated, others embarrassing, most are mundane, many are sweet, and few simply stand out on…

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