Home Style: Inventive table settings to make any dinner party a special event! Okay, you've got the fancy tablewear, have a menu planned but need something extra special to make your dinner party unforgetable.Look no further than DIFFA's Dining By Design 2011, held this past weekend in New York held in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Design Show– another treat for the home design senses.The DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) annual spring event brings together some the most […]
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Poll Finds Women Own (MERELY) 17 Pairs of Shoes… are they "fashion" women? Where is your inner Imelda, ladies?Don't get me wrong, I completely have respect for bag people. But the idea of of changing my handbag every 5 minutes never really thrilled me.However, in full disclosure, I do own a lot bags and some very "good' ones. Yet, it's still not my thing.BUT, can we talk shoes?!Maybe it's from having big feet and I feel a need to compensate. […]
I love a good flea market for its unexpectedness and odd one-of-a-kind items. I've picked up some incredible vintage finds from Paris to New York, and many dusty points in between. So when I heard that Curvy Fashionista Marie Denee had some super tips by way of Strim Vintage Designer, Wendy Mirts on how to shop a huge flea market, like the one in Pasedena, I had to have her share her tips with you! Marie Denee one of the […]
“A stylist is a behind-the-scenes job,” Rachel Zoe says in the new issue Hollywood Reporter that names her the #1 stylist and has her as its cover girl that hits the stands tomorrow. “I'm never a star when I'm with a star — ever.HR tells of Zoe's amazing ascent from stylist to star to a ground-breaking brand name, and she certainly has done that brilliantly.Does Rachel Zoe feel feel the breathe of her style power? “No,” she is quoted in […]
Government Hooker, the Director's Cut of Lady Gaga's Video from the Mugler fw11 fashion show. We all know that Lady Gaga both walked in the fall 2011 Mugler fashion show in Paris the other day and was also the show's Musical Director. It was the womenswear collection debut for Nicola Formichetti at Mugler.SEE: Mugler runway imagesWe've got the official 3-minute Creative Director's cut of the footage captured for the show's live stream with her new song “Government Hooker.”
Retail Remedy: Le Bon Marché in Paris showcases the Eternellement Dior We know how much Richard Nahem loves the Paris that he shares in his walking tours, and he will be tipping FocusOnStyle during Paris Fashion Week. Designer John Galliano has been certainly in the news this week for his rather horrific alleged comments caught on a cell phone video. I’ve been interviewed a bit for my opinion on this and, based on what I have seen thus far, personally […]
Burberry Exotic Icons: We have not much to say other than it's stunning! Burberry's new advertising modus operandi is to release a new ad campaign each month with a new theme and new cast members.Hot off the presses is its March ad campaign images featuring Tali Lennox and Tara Ferry in their first big advertising campaign for the British models. We have the sneak peek photos and video for you here.
London Fashion Week Gossip Recap- From the legacy of Alexanader McQueen to Mark Ronson's fete, my tipster has the dish. The Alexander McQueen legacy is coming to New York City on May 4th, The Box makes it to London and is graced with the like's of bad boy Damien Hirst, Kate Moss, Tilda Swinton and Daphne Guinness! London Fashion Week proves to be filled with lots of Tartan…
Pop Gossip- Justin Bieber's new haircut. Is this star on the way out? Lady Gaga spotted in the East Village in bikini and fishnets on one of the coldest days of the year
The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels, Timeless Iconic Design on Display. Must See: “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels” at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. For more then century, the remarkable history of Van Cleef & Arpels has been intertwined with the lives of many of the greatest personalities of our time. Each has enhanced the other and set the stage for the display of some of the grandest jewelry of out time.Going back […]
Fashion Week Gossip- BCBG, Luca Luca, a Real NYC Housewife, 22 Birkin bags, one runway legend and a mess of a crowd
Why get bogged down with the winter blahs when it’s the perfect time to get organized and energized… Sharon & Brad know how it easy to pack on the pounds and get depressed at this part of the winter. But don’t get SAD (Seasonal affective disorder), get it together with some of these lighthearted tips to end the winter blahs. Can you imagine that the two of them actually almost agree in this video? WATCH How to Beat the Winter […]