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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


    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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  • What First Lady Michelle Obama Wore- Marc by Marc Jacobs and Tracy Reese


    Inbox Alert: Fashionable First Lady emails are still coming in like mad I’ve put a kibosh on reporting on what Mrs Obama has been wearing lately as I am : a) getting bored with the chronic pr emails about almost every bit of clothing that the First Lady wears and assume you are too. b) not always impressed with Mrs Obama’s style as she gets more experimental and into a girlier mode, which I don’t find as flattering on her…

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  • Best of Paris Fashion Week- Fall 2011 from Balenciaga, Chloe, Miu Miu, Rick Owens, Carven

    Balenciaga Fall 2011

    Best of Paris Fashion Week- Fall 2011. Runway Review Snippets: Our top 5 from Paris are Balenciaga, Chloe, Miu Miu, Rick Owens, Carven. Paris Fashion Week, as always is the most directional of cities when it comes to silhouettes and attitudes.This season, without exception, the Parisian runways offers a dramatic shift in form to a more oversized, almost cocoon shape and many with strong exaggerated shoulders. A shape that is strikingly visual on the runway and may need some modifying…

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  • Anne Hathaway Oscar Dresses- All 7 of Them, Plus 1 Pants


    We were dizzy from all the fantastic costumes changes last night! But, WOW, were they amazing! Hosting the 2011 Oscars has got to be one ma-JAR fashionchallenge. Who to wear? What to wear? How many dreses to wear? Well, why settle for one over-the-top designer gown, when you can have seven, plus one incredible pantsuit! Since we couldn’t keep track, we thought you couldn’t either so our friends at EW.comhelped with some of the credit list. The designers themselves helped with the others. Anne…

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  • Red Carpet Maternity Chic- Natalie Portman in Givenchy Haute Couture

    Michael Buckner

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Perfect styling for a pregnant figure All eyes are on what pregnant Natalie Portman will wear to tonight’s Oscars. But, let’s take a pregnant pause as to what the Oscar-nominated acress wore last night to the 26th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Why? Because it is perfect maternity chic styling for a dressy night out. Natalie Portman wore an empire-cut, short, full-skirted dress in beige silk chiffon and pleated cotton poplin incrusted with acid yellow lace from Givenchy Haute…

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  • Getting Gifty- Robert Verdi’s Luxe Laboratory is way too cool to discover new products


    More from New York Fashion Week with the best insider’s luxe sampling retreat. Check out the brands… What could be better than some time to try new products and a yummy lunch? Look no further for beauty touch-ups and a bit of swag at Robert Verdi’s Luxe Laboratory. My editor in chief and FocusOnStyle founder, Sharon Haver and ! made a NYFW pit stop and I even made another! Here are some of my fave finds…. For the ultimate in…

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  • Fashion Mistakes That Wreck Our Nerves, Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 29


    Part 2 of 2: The fashion faux pas’ that let us know that you not only missed the bus, you didn’t even know the stop! In another hilarious video episode, Sharon & Brad may continue to be wrecking each other’s nerves, but have yet another 10 fugly fashion mistakes, plus two bonus fashion fright that collectively wreck their fashion nerves? Can you believe that Sharon even got Brad to answer in a Yiddish accent? Oy, the poodle was even hysterical!…

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  • Anna Sui Fall 2011 Runway Review


    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Lively & wearable- you couldn’t have more sweet fun dressing up! Anna Sui has a great ability to always channel a 60’s hippie vibe along with a 60’s rock vibe and a bit of country thrown in for the good girls.   Her Fall 2011 collection didn’t disappoint in any of these areas and continues to stay strong in the bold, bright prints, wacky accessories – the cat hat – and a high element of girliness. >>…

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  • Fashion Week Gossip- Oscar de Renta’s Global Revolution draws on the Silk Road, Tinsley Mortimer at Robert Verdi’s Luxe Laboratory and…


    Fashion Week Gossip- Oscar de Renta's Global Revolution draws on the Silk Road, Tinsley Mortimer at Robert Verdi's Luxe Laboratory and… The Genius Collection from Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig's Marchesa was truly overflowing with drama as a sure bet for the Red Carpet! Brad Boles is still terrorizing the town in fabulousness with his Blackberry…I'm sure that I love Oscar de la Renta as much as Sarah Jessica Parker does!He has drawn inspiration throughout the years from Morocco, India,…

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  • Fashion Week Gossip- Michael Kors is channeling Faye Dunaway, Nanette Lapore is into a raunchy 1970’s porn inspired look…


    Brad Boles is out and about, and he still has his Blackberry to take notes and share those opinions of his…Michaell Kors dresses his client with a city chic, no frills power strut! And believe me, he did not disappoint in the the Michael Kors fall 2011 collection in a melange of simple chic cropped pants, straight shoulders, crisp suitings in a melange of camels, black & blue stripes, and bright whites.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsOne huge stand-out…

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  • Fashion Mistakes That Wreck Our Nerves, Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 28


    The fashion faux pas’ that let us know that you not only missed the bus, you didn’t even know the stop! In this hilarious video episode, Sharon & Brad may be wrecking each other’s nerves, but what are the top 10 fashion mistakes, plus one bonus fashion fright that collectively wreck their fashion nerves? Granted, anyone with a modicum of style would snicker at some of this fashion-less blunders, which may not be as visually fascinating at looking like a…

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