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  • FIRST LOOK- Ports 1961 SPRING 2012 FASHION AD CAMPAIGN

    Ports 1961 has come a long way since it’s humble, arty re-introduction to the high-fashion masses over the past decade and the label’s just released new ad campaign featuring a slick Alana Zimmer photographed by Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin with art direction by Giovanni Bianco proves just how far they’ve come when considering their big league competition. Under Giovanni Bianco’s watch, the last few collections and campaigns have successfully captured that elusive, urbane minded cool that the label […]

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  • Cheap Chic Alert- H&M Spring fashion Video- and it’s not (always) about designer collabs

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    We all need some cheap chic to mix into our wardrobe. And when it comes to fabrics for spring and summer, it’s easier to down market the price tag. MORE: Cheap Chic We’ve got the H&M Spring Trends Videos for both men and woman to share. The collection’s focus is on tailoring and sweet pastels… Enjoy! H&M TREND GUIDE WOMAN SS 2012 For Spring Summer 2012, we will see baby colours, a new way of color blocking, silk trousers, pencil […]

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  • Missoni Girls Fall/Winter 2012- Must-Have Knits for Your Pint-Size Trendsetter

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    Who needs Missoni for Target mayhem when you can dress your kiddies in the real, quality deal? Girls and petites rejoice, Missoni girls latest range delves into the house’s mastery of optical knits for adorable plays on proportions in vibrant color ways and playful silhouettes that are charmingly girlie without being too saccharine sweet. And while the price-points may not be the friendliest, keep in mind that they are certain to last well into the beyond for durable, covetable hand-me-downs. […]

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  • Surf’s Up… Stella McCartney’s Tropical Prints

    Stella McCartney Tropical Print Resort 2012

    Leave it to Stella McCartney to give the digitized print craze an unexpectedly girlie, retro-minded update with vivid tropical Hawaiian prints wickedly placed throughout her Resort collection. While they hit the Hawaiian motif trend on the mark, they also happen to make for playful, statement making separates in easy-to-wear silhouettes that are as charming as they are cool. They also make for a witty take on the world of Resort itself as it’s a season geared for vacations, tropical or not. […]

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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

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    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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