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  • Target and Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection Look Book Highlights

    Joseph Altuzarra cocktail set

    Discover highlights from the Target and Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection Look Book and get ready for budget friendly items that don’t skimp on the chic… Over the past decade Target, the forever stylish retail giant, has been giving budget conscious fans of high-end designer fashion a run for their money with a slew of on the mark collaborations with some of the best designers of the moment. And as our own interest in fast-fashion collabos has most certainly waned, a…

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  • Have Yourself a Renoir Moment- Impressionism and Fashion in Paris

    Impressionism and Fashion

    Art in Paris: We know you love fashion. But, if you also love Impressionism as much as I do, you’ll be captivated by Richard Nahem‘s report on the Impressionism and Fashion exhibition that melds art and clothing.   The Impressionism and Fashion show at Museé d’Orsay in Paris explores the link Impressionist artists had with fashion and clothing. Renoir, Monet, Manet, and Degas capture the fashion of the day between 1860 and 1880 with over 80 portraits, much like many current day fashion bloggers…

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  • Get An Instant Update with These Five Trends Now


    Jump into the season in style and get an instant update with some of the easiest trends to incorporate into your look now -at any budget. Get inspired with these attainable styles…  Fall’s finally here and if you’re up to date with our daily suggestions here at FoS or not, there’s nothing to lose with a refresher course on what’s current that you can get your hands on immediately. So sit back and take note! >>DISCOVER: Top Fall 2012 Trends Part…

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  • In the Bag- Work The Color Block Trend One Piece at a Time


    Now a perennial trend, color-blocking has become all the more accessible with heritage minded bags done up in contrasting hues for a quick, colorful & graphic addition to any look. Color-Blocking, we’ve seen it on just about every single runway over the past few seasons and as we’ve pointed out before, it happens to be one trend that you can use to your advantage. Especially when looking to highlight and conceal certain areas of your body while adding a jolt…

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  • I See Paris, I See France, I See Catherine Deneuve In The Store Window Glass

    Catherine Deneuve windows

    Retail Remedy: Paris Catherine Deneuve Windows at Le Bon Marché, and Kusama Windows over at Printemps It may be Paris Fashion Week, but there’s plenty of Parisian élan off the runways too. Who better than Catherine Deneuve, the most iconic living French cinema legend, to kick off the launch of the 160th birthday of Le Bon Marché. >>READ: How about some French Chic? La Deneuve is captured in the store windows with amusing graphic black and white illustrations by Marjane Satrapi. Each scenario is…

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  • Regarding Warhol: What Would Andy Say About Fashion Bloggers?

    Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987). Red Jackie, 1964.

    Once upon a time, if I was at a party and Andy Warhol turned up, I knew I was in the right place. Beyond being lucky enough to be old enough (age is good for something) to have grown up with Pop Art and its exposure to appreciate Andy Warhol as the great leveler of pop culture and celebrity… those nights at Studio 54 didn’t hurt either to realize either that rubbing disco elbows with someone famous is no different…

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  • Runway Now: Get The London Look from J.W Anderson for Topshop


    Just as London Fashion Week comes to an end comes one affordable collaboration from J.W Anderson for Topshop, so you can nab unique runway worthy pieces right now! Ever since coming on the London scene, we’ve become quite the fans of Anderson’s signature takes on subverting preppy and sportif minded pieces with treatments that produce looks that uniquely stand on their own. >>REVISIT: Highlights from New York Fashion Week Spring 2013 And with that never before-seen enchantment he evokes along with…

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  • Trend: Boldly Elegant Surreal Jewelry to Brighten Fall


    With our earlier coverage of the Baroque trend sweeping through the Fall 2012 shows comes surreal jewelry taking the spotlight with statement making pieces this season That’s right, after seasons of sleek minimal baubles comes a chance to easily incorporate heady, baroque inspired gems into your accessory repertoire while hitting trend notes in a more subtle fashion. >>MORE: Fall 2012 Maybe designers took a cue from The Met’s retrospective of designers Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaperelli which pointed to their…

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  • Grown-Up and Affordable Eco-Conscious Lingerie From Stella McCartney


      There’s no need to resorting to any more undergarments from Pink anymore -leave those for the kids with Stella, Stella McCartney’s affordable new eco-conscious lingerie line. From one of our favorite designers here at FoS, the urban yet girly sensibility of Stella McCartney just got a little more accessible with the debut of Stella, her new lower priced line of lingerie. And as per usual, Stella benefits from the eco-warrior designer’s conscious stance. >>Want a lean look fast? Shop…

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  • If you don’t take my word, Cindy Crawford is also all about self-confidence in how you look too

    Cindy Crawford for C&A

    Get with ME on this one. She’s gorgeous. She’s fit. She’s tall. She’s successful. She’s supermodel Cindy Crawford spieling about her new clothing line that  just debuted in Europe for C&A. So why should we care about what Cindy says back here in the States? The line is for Europe and it’s an advert, right? WRONG.  “So much about looking good is self-confidence and how you feel,” is what Cindy Crawford says in her “behind the scenes” promo video, here: I…

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  • The Return of the Glitter Heel from Miu Miu – Trend Tuesday


    Last fall the crew here at FoS were beginning to get rather tired of seeing editors and their comrades in Miu Miu’s sensational glitter heeled 40’s inspired booties, yet the labels latest offering for fall, glitter heeled mary-janes, has us re-thinking the versatility of the idea… And with those retro-tinged mary-janes done up in a slew of delicious, vivid patent leather hues, the concept now has an even greater reach as we see them working well with looks high &…

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  • Whoa, There’s Vintage Western Style-A-Plenty


    Inspiration Notes: Vintage Western Style to clean your city palette… We all need a deep breath some time. For me, it happens when I get to kick back at my vacay house and leave the urban grind behind for some mountain air. I consider my family VERY lucky to live in the best, most diversified city in the world (NYC) and to be able to spend quality time in an area with the most gorgeous natural vistas (Jackson Hole, WY)….

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