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  • Inspired By The Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion- Cheap Chic Celebrity Looks For Less

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    First Look at Golden Globes 2012 Fashions: Get the Look for Less Get celebrity inspired dresses accessibly… no need to dream about Golden Globes Red Carpet fashion look alikes as they are up for grabs and attainable! FocusOnStyle has the hot out of the sample room photos of fresh celebrity inspired fashion. Charlize Theron, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Alba, and George Clooney’s sweetie Stacey Keibler floored us at the Golden Globes with their flawless designer dresses -why not try to make a statement yourself? […]

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  • In The Bag- Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp

    Mary Katrantzou x Longchamp

    Over the past few years London based designer Mary Katrantzou has made quite a name for herself with collections that boast signature out-of-this-world collaged prints and could be considered a harbinger of the digital print craze that has had designers of all types trying to out-do each other with the never-before-seen. Starting Jan. 23rd fans of Katrantzou’s namesake collection and her witty use of vivid prints will now be able to get their hands on something a bit more practical […]

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  • Highlights from the Best of Pre-Fall 2012, Celine, Givenchy and more

    Givenchy Pre-Fall 2012

    By the looks of the collections we’ve seen so far from some of our favorite go-to labels, Pre-Fall seems to be about a continuation of key-trends and trademarks with a fresh, indulgent spin. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Here’s a quick look at some of our favorite HIGH F-A-S-H-I-O-N highlights from the season so far…there’s more to come as we look at the best of the season next week. Givenchy (above). Celine- Phoebe Philo added some refined tweaks to her repertoire and […]

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  • Vogue Italia’s Fierce QVC Video Spoof

    Vogue Italia QVC

    Growing up addicted to fashion and the haute bourgeois campiness of the endless sales pitches of HSN & QVC t.v hosts, Steven Meisel’s recent editorial for Vogue Italia makes for a remarkably gorgeous spoof of the at home shopping networks featuring major looks from all of the best collections of the season. And while those networks have come along way since yesteryear, there’s no denying how refreshingly cool and inventive this latest outing from Meisel is. Enjoy the short video […]

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  • First Look- Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012 Ad Campaign

    Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012

    In a nod to the iconic images Richard Avedon shot for Gianni Versace throughout the 80’s & 90’s, Steven Meisel’s latest campaign for Spring 2012 features Naomi Campbell, Karen Elson, Kristen McMenamy and Daphne Groeneveldare striking glamorous Amazonian poses set against a simple backdrop. Together they embody an evocative state of strength and modernity and bring Cavalli’s heady vision to life in a series of sensual portraits full of movement and charisma. -Naveed Hussain

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  • First Look- Emporio Armani Spring 2012 Ad Campaign

    EMPORIO ARMANI S/S 2012

    Photographed by Alasdair McLellan, Emporio Armani’s latest campaign for S/S 2012 features a trio of models on the streets of Hong Kong in the label’s graphic, minimal separates under the creative control of Giorgio Armani. Shot in signature black & white, the campaign serves as a visually stimulating reminder of just how easy to wear and classic Mr. Armani’s sartorial vision is. Each look, from the men’s ombre contrast cardigan to the women’s updated boater, could work on just about […]

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  • Giorgio Armani Spring 2012 Ad Campaign for Menswear and Womenswear

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    We recently gave you a first look at some gorgeous designer Spring 2012 ad campaigns, and have some new to-die-for images to add to the it-list! Giorgio Armani just unveiled their ad campaigns of both menswear and womenswear, and we love them! MORE: Giorgio Armani and Armani Brand We are particularly enamored with the strong shouldered menswear look of the striped jacket in the photo of model Milou Van Groesen, pictured above. [nggallery id=46] Details: Photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus […]

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  • Stylist Advice- Wall Flower! How to Wear Prints Head to Toe

    Celine S/S 2012

    Prints, patterns and bold unsolicited colors have been making a move throughout fashion circles for the past few season’s and why not? Wallpaper prints make for an especially easy, elongating look and take the idea of sophisticated uniform dressing to a place once unimaginable. Thanks to digital prints and technological fabric advancements, full-on prints haven’t looked any better and are an attainable way at creating foundational looks that’ll make you stand out gorgeously in any crowd. All while getting a smart […]

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  • The Top 10 Fashion Moments of 2011- The Year In Review

    Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2011

    While fashion’s come & go, they do serve as a sign of the times we live in and work as a time capsule of sorts full of memories, moments and merriment. Looking back at the sartorial world of 2011, what comes to mind may be the abundance of too much too fast (so much fashion, so many news outlets, too many designers) -that’s why we’ve complied a shortlist of the good, the bad and the boring. From Missoni madness to celebrating fallen […]

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  • First Look- Spring 2012 Fashion Ad Campaigns

    Givenchy Spring 2012 Ad

    While designer collections make their runway debuts months before they hit sales floors, it’s not usually until we see the ads circulate that we get a clue to the bigger picture behind the season’s story and along with that a dynamic dose of dreamy inspiration. And judging by the Spring 2012 ads that have hit the web so far, it’s clear that many of our favorite designers went in several directions- there’s no clear-cut set of trends, instead it’s a come […]

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  • In The Bag- Celine’s Must-Have New Bucket Bag

    Celine Bucket Bag

    From Celine comes our latest obsession, this ultra-sleek minimal black leather bucket bag that’s destined to make its way to the top of our wish lists. While bucket bag styles come & go in & out of vogue every so often, they have always remained a perennial favorite of ours when it comes to an unexpected however practical shaped and sized purse. SHOP: Best Bags We’re certain that its lustrous sheen and lack of hardware and design flourishes are sure […]

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  • Must-Have… Chloe’s Techno Bomber Jacket

    Chloe Bomber Jacket

    True, our love for storied French label Chloe is undying and remains unparalleled, and with varsity and bomber style jackets all the rage on and off the runways, call it a natural, obvious choice that our favorite option comes from Chloe. Ever since the label’s Resort collection debuted, we’ve been waiting with bated breath to get out hands on their teal techno iteration on the season’s must-have bomber jacket. While it boasts a cool attitude and veers on the boyish […]

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