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  • Celebrity Style In Focus- Elisa Sednaoui

    Elisa Sednoui

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Perfectly cut pieces that always look right… Although she is an Italian native, actress and model Elisa Sednaoui often tends to cut a dynamic swath around the globe in pieces that are sublimely chic however simple enough to let her casual yet sexy nuanced way of wearing looks stand-out. And while she is a natural stunner with ample sex appeal to boot, we tend to look at her unique sartorial choices as a clever cue…

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  • How Much to Retouch Without Going to the Extreme

    High end Retouching Photo Retouching Tutorial

    “Photos in magazines and ads get retouched– we know that. Every time a celebrity photo gets overdone, the blogosphere goes mad with Photoshop rage. And rightly so.But a little helpful “cleaning up” only enhances the image. Master retoucher and former Ford model Sharon Daniels unveils what really is behind the photo that you see and why. –S.H.How Much to Retouch in Advertising and Media… and Why!It’s no secret that photo retouching is essential to all media platforms. It can lure…

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  • Fashion Downsizing with Six Items or Less is the Antidote to Haul Videos


    I have to admit that I find the shopping haul video trend rather disquieting.Even though I am in fashion business and have overstuffed closets, it’s jarring for me to watch a video of someone sitting in front of her computer and gushing over her latest shopaholic purchase of the day, whether it be a glossy new lipstick or a cute top.In a time of economic restraint for most, it’s fascinating to me as to how there are hoards of fashionistas…

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  • Countess Luann deLesseps dating and party tips, more Real Housewives NY gossip and summer beauty tips for ladies and metrosexual men

    "All About Me" Broadway Show Opening Night - Arrivals

    Too many Fourth of July Hamptons parties, too much gossip, beat the heat beauty tips, and too hot men Brad is preparing for the Fourth of July parties in the glam Hamptons and you know that he has some gorgeous dish up his sleeve. Enjoy! — S.H. <h2Dating tips and party advice from the Countess:Talk about sizzle, it is so hot here in the Hamptons that one steamy Countess is bolting out of town… I just got off the phone…

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  • Real Housewives of New Jersey and New York Gossip and Some Ramona Singer Jewelry To Pretty It Up From Brad Boles

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2010 - Jill Stuart Show - Arrivals and Front Row

    “Trash and cash to ‘Money Can’t Buy You Class’ and fab fake jewels are all in the life of the Real HousewivesHousewife to Housewife. Zip code to zip code.You would think that with all the crazy scandal surrounding “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Danielle Staub and her supposed naked “caught on tape” romp with a mystery man that it would have her running for the hills… not “The Hills,” the show but the expression… oh you reality peeps….

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  • Real Housewives of New York Reunion Recap with Jill Zarin, Gossip and Men’s Grooming Tips from Brad Boles


    The twisted lives of “The Real Housewives of New York City!” Who’s hot and who’s not. Who knows if you may or may not be seeing Simon van Kempen’s fashion disasters or Alex McCord’s new attitude, when filming begins for next season? I’m just saying that there is a line in the sand and nobody is speaking to each other. Even though its hot out here in The Hamptons, the air is freezing around these ladies!Let’s take a minute to…

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  • Summer Beauty Tips, Hamptons Gossip, and The Real Housewives of New York City, of course from Brad Boles


    Last week, I promised you more of Brad Boles as he begins his weekly summer column for FocusOnStyle!Beauty tips and gossip, served up, well not straight, but definitely on the rocks from the fast-talking, globe-trekking, glamourella guy himself. Hold tight kiddies, because in the weeks to come, Brad and I will be chatting away with you! S.H.There is something about warm weather and beaches that brings out the sexy in all of us.There’s no better “Housewife” then the Countess Luann…

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  • The Real Housewives of New York City Gossip From Brad Boles


    Jill’s gay husband Brad Boles gossips about The Real Houseweives of New York. The catfights and the hugs. The bitchiness and the love. The scandals and the sincerity. Drama and glamour are all in an episode of “The Real Housewives of New York City.”Out of sight but not out of mind for the previous part of Season 3, image impresario and makeup artist Brad Boles, a.k.a. Jill Zarin’s “gay husband” on the show, shares some of his behind-the-scenes gossip on…

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  • Swarovski designer Fashion Week collaborations are just the Red Carpet sparkle that you may want now


    It’s crystal clear that there will be some very big sparkle ahead in your fashion future.The crystal collage trend from spring moves forward to fall 2010 and it’s interpretations are boundless thanks to a collaboration with Swarovski and a dozen top designers during New York Fashion Week.The one thing that we are sure of is that these are by no means the symmetrical pave sparkle that you associate with crystal past.The new crystals are unexpected art pieces to add depth…

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