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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Color-Blocked Separates

    Balenciaga Fall 2011

    While color-blocking is no new trend story, it wasn’t until this fall season that we really saw a spike in contrasts with ingenious iterations from designer’s the world over. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Along with some simple shopping advice, here’s a look at some of our favorite uses of color-blocking that are certain to make a graphic statement this season and most probably many to come. Balenciaga (and above) Nicolas Ghesquiere has been doing graphic sci-fi couture for many seasons and…

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  • The final +J Collection from UNIQLO and Jil Sander

    +J at Uniqlo

    After several successful seasons collaborating with Uniqlo, Jil Sander’s +J collection for the Japanese fast fashion giant is unfortunately ending this season. Word is that a Uniqlo collabo with Undercover is up next, which of course we can’t wait to get our hands on (we love Undercover), however, we’ve also been diehard fans of the +J range for its minimal techno separates that harkened back to Jil’s own days at her eponymous label. And while her namesake label is thriving…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Leather Sleeved Outerwear

    Chloe-Fall-Winter-2011-2012-Ad-Campaign

    Leather sleeved tops, jackets and coats have been at the top of our most-wanted lists for quite a few fashion cycles but it wasn’t until this season that we saw the trend really gain momentum with designers using hides of all kinds from snakeskin to lambskin to toughen up and add an edgy contrast to even the most classic of pieces. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS From heritage minded trench coats to traditional black wool toppers, outerwear of all kinds were given…

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  • Leg Work- Spring 2012’s Best Footwear -Celine, Dries Van Noten, Rochas, Yves Saint Laurent

    YSL Spring 2012

    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 to Rochas’ mirrored slides, there were plenty of options out there to lift your wardrobe’s potential and your spirits too.  Here’s a look at the…

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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 elements that can be lifted from the wreckage such as the vintage print scarfs that reemerged during the fall 2011 fashion week in February. Tied…

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  • Emmy’s Red Carpet Fashion- 2011 Hits and Misses

    Sofía Vergara

    Less is more, chic that is for 2011 Emmy's red carpet fashion. Watch the television broadcast with me and comment along… MORE: Red Carpet fashion Red hot rocks the carpet and big on fashion darks As the show airs, my favorites so far are Sofía Vergara, pictured left,  in a stunning, figure hugging, coral red Vera Wang gown that fits the sexy actress to a T! Perfection. Kate Winslet in a clean and expertly cut Elie Saab red gown.  …

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  • CUTE AS A BUTTON- SIMPLE EARRINGS LET YOU MAKE THE STATEMENT

    Emily Blunt wears Sethi Couture 18 K Pink and White Diamond Flower Earrings, Retail: $3800, www.SethiCouture.com

    I'll Have What She's Having: A modern take on a once concervative classic piece of jewelry… the new button earring. Once reserved for the conservative twin-set bunch, little round earrings seem fresh again after season's of loud statement making jewelry. Forget about dowdy, there's a certain sense of freshness and modernity to button earrings now that you will most certainly want to revisit. Just take a look at Emily Blunt wearing Sethi Couture 18 K Pink and White Diamond Flower Earrings…

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  • Fall Trends Accessory Report- The Choker Necklace is the IT Jewelry Trend

    Trend Report: The Choker Necklace is the IT jewelry trend for fall 2011

    The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 6, is Jewelry Day! Our last day of looking at Accessory Trends with StyleSight leaves us with the re-imagined Choker necklace adding a concise, tailored, industrial and ultimately sophisticated finishing touch to Fall's minimal glamour. From Louis Vuitton's harmonious take on the Peter Pan collar in metallics and leather to Lanvin's maximalist chunky floral choker, these statement making necklaces are the last word on polished, put together confidence. We…

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  • Men’s Style Fall Trend Report- The Color Is Russet Orange

    Men's Style Fall Color Report: Russet Orange

    The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 5 is Men's Style Day What men want this fall, is a pop of vivid color! With every fall menswear season comes a heady mix of flattering autumnal hues to add a dapper bit of unexpected hits of color to even the most utilitarian of winter weather ready garb. More Paul Smith… Men's Fall 2011 colorways came in a rich mix of brown ranges, country greens, bold blues including…

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  • Burberry Brights- Bold Neon Sunnies for Fall

    BURBERRY BRIGHTS

    Burberry sunglasses brim with brilliant color, and YES, for fall… Continuing on the energizing note of Christopher Bailey's hyper neon accessories for Burberry's Spring/Summer collection comes a new range of collapsible sunnies for Fall/Winter appropriately dubbed Burberry Brights. MORE: Burberry Taking a cue from the intrinsic convenience of the company's foldable, packable product wizardry and boasting a classic wayfarer shape, consider these sunglasses as an instant pick-me-up for the season's gray days and moody color ways. RELATED: How To Wear…

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