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  • Paris Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: Flared Knit Leggings at Christophe Lemaire Fall 2014

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    The cool, quiet confidence Parisian designer Christophe Lemaire evokes each season at both his namesake label and Hermes is often breathtakingly chic, and Fall 2014 saw the designer on trend to boot… We’ve long been fans of Lemaire’s timeless simplicity and refined vision – what’s not to love when a closet constant is so precise in it’s inception that it gives you an instant boost of put-together elegance? >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And TREND SPOTLIGHTS So call it a coincidence that his…

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  • Paris Fashion Week Trend Spotlight: Skirt Over Pants at Balenciaga Fall 2014

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    Balenciaga Fall 2014 was heavy on elegant futurism, and the skirt over pants combo’s offered a cozy yet grown-up take on practical layering that was stylish and worth giving a shot at now… And while Balenciaga’s versions may be terribly expensive to lust over, consider taking a stab at this ongoing trend which originated at Dior by Raf Simons a few seasons back. Here’s how to get the look: >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And TREND SPOTLIGHTS What’s great about this trend is…

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  • Paris Fashion Week: Inside + Outside Nina Ricci Fall 2014

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    The Paris insider report: I attended the Nina Ricci  Fall 2014 show during Paris Fashion Week. Held once again at the giant tent in the Tuileries by place de la Concorde, the show was last Thursday at 5PM. I got there a little early to see the pre fashion show before the show, meaning the cavalcade of fashionistas (I hate that word and have never used it, but it this case it’s appropriate) and fashion victims walking down the white…

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  • Rethink Sporty Chic Safari Cargo Pockets in an ode to Africa at Balmain Fall 2014

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    Practical options missing on the runways you say? Speaking of comfort & sophistication, did you ever think you’d see cargo pants and pockets return on the runways? Well Balmain Fall 2014 left us clamoring for this carry all trend! Let’s rethink cargo pants, yes those once ubiquitous on-the-go mom pants… In what looks like an ode to Yves Saint Laurent’s legendary 70’s era safari collection, Balmain designer Olivier Rousting delivered a savvy Amazonian collection of get ready for it, real-world…

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  • Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014: A case for the classics in the audience

    Marie Josée Croze, Allison Williams and Isabelle Huppert all in Dior

    Ok, you may not be able to afford this (nor I), but you can certainly afford to understand the power of elegantly tailored pieces… haute couture or mass market, there’s some fab styling inspiration there! I’ll Have What She’s Having: Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014 attendees had us mesmerized on How to make a case for classics with celebrities Kate Bosworth and more in ultra glam, daytime friendly Dior We love to people watch almost more than see what’s on…

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  • Celebrating Roger Vivier in Paris, the Creator of the Stiletto Heel and More

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    Celebrating Roger Vivier in Paris, the storied creator of covetable footwear for even the most regal of society women, with a new retrospective honoring his legendary career: Richard Nahem, our FocusOnStyle Parisian correspondent, has an admitted fancy for genius shoes as he worked in a family retail shoe business as a teenager selling platform shoes and later on at the Delman Shoe Salon at Bergdorf Goodman in the early 80’s, dispensing shoes to the hautiest of women. Let’s hear what…

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  • You really want to see this: Azzedine Alaia Paris exhibition at Palais Gailliera

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    Azzedine Alaia is simply a master at his genius. I don’t now about you, but I’ll always covet the few Azzedine Alaia pieces that I was lucky enough to own. Stepping into the world of Alaia is a universe driven to make the woman’s body look as beautiful as possible, never edging on vulgarity or over exposure.  Let’s have Richard take us on a virtual tour of this extraordinary  homage to Alaia in Paris. —S.H. It’s fashion month in Paris with the…

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  • Le Dress: C’est French Chic Street Style That You Can Wear From Paris Fashion Week

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: French Chic Street Style styling details to amp your dress I’m a little obsessed with the ease and élan of these Paris Fashion Week street style snaps. Let’s once-over what makes the styling work & how you can get inspired to update your wardrobe like the lovely ladies (and gent) that Richard snapped at Paris Fashion Week. Scroll to the very end for similar styling to shop right now. Ladylike Classic with quirky youthful edge  …

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  • Get ahead of the curve: 4 top trends Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014 to try now because YOU can!

    Runway to your way now with these in store finds

    Cheat Sheet to Style! Fresh from Paris runways come the 4 TopTrends Paris Fashion Week highlights from the Spring 2014 Collections + how YOU can steal the look NOW! Listen up, wanna know the easiest way to look super stylish & save money? Get THE look ahead of the curve. Why wait for next season? Really, why? You can find these trends way before the runway collections hit the stores next spring, maybe even on a sale rack. Style it…

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  • Two to watch from Paris Fashion Week: Audra & Andrew Gn Spring 2014

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    Ohh la la, you will love these stunners from Paris Fashion Week… Richard‘s foray around  Paris continues with two stops at Andrew Gn and Audra. Two collections that may not be on the tip of your tongues just yet but surely will. You may remember the sculptural chic black and white gown by Andew Gn that Elizabeth Moss wore to the Emmy’s last week. It’s simplicity was a red carpet standout Audra, will be a name to watch. It’s hard not to…

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  • Nina Ricci Spring 2014: What It’s Like To Attend A Fashion Show During Paris Fashion Week

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    I don’t think there’s anyone who loves a GOOD invitation as much as Richard does! Add a great fashion name and he can’t be beat…  Well, if food was involved, he’d secretly love it even more. My friend, the NY expat & Paris insider tells us what it’s like to attend a fashion show during Paris Fashion Week, particularly the Nina Ricci Spring 2014 collection. Trust us, the Spring 2014 collection is simply divine, and Richard’s got the close-up’s to…

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  • Chloe Spring 2014 Full Collection

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    Chloe Spring 2014 made for a remarkable collection rife with classic, ultra girly propositions with a grown up senisbility Opening with an array of soothing desert tones, the Chloe girl for Spring 2014 was clearly in a calm, collected state of mind, save for the Parisian label’s signature insouciant femininity. >>DISCOVER: The Top 4 Trends from Milan Fashion Week Spring 2014 Designer Claire Wright Kellar put an emphasis on meticulous draping in matte desert khakis, golden hues and rich Persian azures…

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