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  • Yoox Summer Sale: The Best In Design On The Cheap

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    Bargain Alert: Who doesn't like a good designer deal on high fashion? Come on, you know that Sharon is the bargain queen when it comes to GOOD clothes around here.Well, we at FocusOnStyle have always been about a good deal and by the looks of Yoox.com's Summer Sale, there's plenty of sweet deals up for grabs on some of our most coveted must-haves from season's past.With discounts of 70%-90% off and a mile long designer roster, we've spent a major […]

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  • How to Wear the Neon Trend

    Neon Girls- Backstage at Christopher Kane Spring/Summer 2011

    Stylist Advice- Go Bright & Get It Right! Neon can be so tricky to wear and, as it is so bright, certainly a fashion mistake that won’t go unnoticed. But if you get it right…. WOW! All you need are a few food stylist tips to understand how to wear the neon trend. Take a cue from Christopher Kane‘s updated ladylike lace neons, pictured above right, and Raf Simon‘s vivid techno take on sublime couture at Jil Sander, pictured below, […]

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  • Best of Resort 2012: The Usual Suspects

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    Runway Review: Prada, Celine, Chloe… yup, you guessed it!As usual, our favorite collections from the Resort 2012 presentations come from the ladies we always look to for inspiration galore.Here's a look at what's amping our shopping lists and making us think our wardrobes over.Don't forget to put some key accessories trends on your radar too… like Prada ladylike pointy pumps, a soft and easy beret, crisp clutch,and a modern take on an ascot. –N.H.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsPrada

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  • Men's Style- The Best of Milan Men's Fashion Week- Spring/Summer 2012

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    FocusOnStyle.com – Focus on Style, the online fashion magazine for can-do chic fashion advice & stylist tips. Also celebrity style how-to & shopping guides from stylist & fashion expert Sharon Haver. Get your edge on everyday style and make the most of what you've got in our magazine + blog! Renew your look with scads of fashion tips, beauty hints, runway fashion photos, runway reviews, beauty product reviews, and shopping from former stylist and fashion expert, Sharon Haver and her […]

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  • Cameron Diaz Knows How To Wear Shorts With Heels To Look City Chic and Stylish

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    Cameron Diaz is today's poster girl for wearing shorts with high heels and looking refined, classy, and polished rather than ridiculous, here's why…Fashion Tip: There seems to be some unwritten fashion victim law that if it's summer, it's time to wear short shorts! But honestly, shorts are not appropriate for everyone… they are more flattering alternatives.>> READ: Shorts, The good, the bad, and the very uglyBut every once in a while, you see a grown-up woman who understands how to […]

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  • Viva Designer Espadrilles, the on trend summer shoe, be it designer or classic

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    I almost feel that its an oxymoron to say that espadrilles are right on trend this summer. Nothing says bring on the warm weather more than a pair of espadrilles!Espadrilles have got to be one of those summer classics that you can never go wrong with and are always super comfy and add an instant Euro beachy feel to whatever you are wearing.Dating back to the Pyrenees at about the 14th century, the cotton canvas espadrille is also one of […]

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  • Kate Middleton Trumps Michelle Obama With Her Reiss Dress

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    One for the Brits, but the First Lady makes up for it later! Sorry folks, but I have to give this one to the other team. I’m afraid to say that Mrs. Obama’s dainty print, retro full skirt Barbara Tfank dress reminds me of another First Lady, Mamie Eisenhower, and, in my opinion, is not flattering to this First Lady’s statuesque frame. But then there’s the clean chic style that Michelle Obama hallmarked, this time worn by Kate Middleton. After […]

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  • Age-Appropriate Dress- Real Women Are Pretty Harsh When It Comes To Fashion Choices

    Sigourney Weaver in Alexander McQueen on the cover of the “The Who Cares About Age Issue," V MAGAZINE issue #68

    I'll Have What She's Having: Style WITHOUT an expiration date. I don't think Jane Fonda (70's), Sigourney Weaver (60's), Madonna (50's), and Demi Moore (40's) got the memo from the British ladies polled who seem to think that 30 is the new 60– well, sort of– when it comes to style!These gorgeous at any age celebrity ladies were probably too busy being vital rather than worrying if they are too old to wear stilettos. Yes, the study says that at […]

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  • Alexander McQueen Retrospective Pulls Out All The Fashion Stops

    Alexander McQueen Ensemble, Widows of Culloden, autumn/winter 2006–7 Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph © Solve Sundsbo / Art + Commerce

    Alexander McQueen must be smiling down on us.Just last week his eponymous label became a household name for non-fashionistas when Kate Middleton walked down the Royal Wedding aisle wearing a Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown and changed into a second McQueen dress by for the reception.Then there are the rest of who have been mesmerized by the art of his designs that went beyond what is known as fashion and into an extraordinary realm of self-expression and creativity into […]

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  • Alice and Olivia Fashion Up A Video With Shopbop

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    Shopping Dream: The cutest video to rev you up up spring style & an footwear collection from Alice + Olivia for Shopbop We love some sweet and delicious video fun to get our styling juices going. We’ll, look no further than this snappy video created by Alice + Olivia’s Stacey Bendet and indie director Bridget Palardy. The fashion video is set in a surrealist fantasyworld of cake confections and oodles of tasty spring treats from Alice + Olivia, with inspiration to […]

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