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  • Chado Ralph Rucci Spring 2013 Futuristic Color Blasts To Exquisite Construction

    Chado Ralph Rucci Runway Review: Ralph Rucci of Chado once again made a case for himself being the country’s most important other Ralph in the fashion game Never one to follow the mandate for trends, one of America’s closest allies with the world of Haute Couture, Rucci centered his signature sculptural silhouettes around riotous shouts of…

    Published on September 11, 2012
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  • Alice + Olivia Spring 2013 Full Of Delicious Sorbet Colors and Punchy Styling

    Alice + Olivia Spring 2013 Runway Review: Walking into the retro vignette presentation for the Spring 2013 collection was like attending the most lovely picnic with the girls and added guests Beetlejuice and Alice in Wonderland! A punchy mix of soft sorbets and bold bright colors played on the shift dresses, gowns, and suitings exuding a…

    Published on September 11, 2012
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  • Tracy Reese Spring 2013 Vibrant Color In Strong Yet Feminine Silhouettes

    Tracy Reese Spring 2013 Runway Review: A confident urban woman will be pleased to be wearing the colorful new Tracy Reese collection come Spring 2013. And with First Lady Michelle Obama wearing one of Reese’s dresses at the recent Democratic National Convention, how can one not take additional pride and pleasure in wearing one of her…

    Published on September 10, 2012
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  • Jason Wu Spring 2013

      Jason Wu Spring 2013 Runway Review: It’s time to be thinking about your upcoming Fall wardrobe, stocking up on sweaters, boots, and the perfect outerwear; but save some of the budget, let it burn a hole in your pocket, because the best advice you are receiving is from me telling you must prepare yourself to…

    Published on September 10, 2012
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  • Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2013 has a Bali vacation in mind

    Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2013 Runway Review:  “I want to be on a Bali vacation!”. That is all I could think of during the Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2013 collection of breezy, gently hued, beautiful clothing. >>MORE: Rebecca Minkoff It’s absolutely perfect for a chic island getaway, and if Bali isn’t on your upcoming agenda, its do-able for the office, but…

    Published on September 09, 2012
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  • Helmut Lang, A Mastery of Minimalism Continues for Spring 2013

    Runway Review: Helmut Lang never ceases to impress with clean lines, impeccable seaming, that mod-boxy shaping, and techy textures.  And so again we have those very elements for the Spring 2013 collection. Here’s the big “is-this-really-Helmut-Lang” factor: kaleidoscope floral prints and brocades!  Yes, it’s a fact.  I am not sure how I feel about that element of…

    Published on September 08, 2012
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  • Cushnie Et Ochs Spring 2013 Runway Is All About Clean Chic

    Cushnie Et Ochs Spring 2013 Runway Review: Very clean, chic, minimalism seen at Cushnie Et Ochs.  And a splash of Blade Runner-esque necklines and cut-outs, which certainly can’t go wrong on this uber modern Spring 2013 line. >>MORE: Cushnie Et Ochs There’s no fuss, no bulk, no added nonsense to this collection which is something to be…

    Published on September 08, 2012
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  • BCBG Max Azria Fashion Show Photos & Runway Review Spring 2013

    BCBGMaxAzria  Spring 2013 Runway Review: BCBG is famously known for their young, contemporary, and often color blocked party dresses, but this season strays a bit from this mold and I am not certain it was their best move. Colors are more neutral and washed out and black casts a big shadow over this Spring 2013 line….

    Published on September 06, 2012
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  • Michael Kors Fall 2012 Runway Review

    Runway Review: Women of a certain age will have no problem finding plenty of modern, sophisticated glamour Another Michael Kors collection exuding American luxury hits the runway; this time it is dressed as fall 2012, and not a single detail of opulence has been overlooked.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  Plush cashmere sweaters, soft brushed wools,…

    Published on February 16, 2012
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  • Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2012 Runway Review

    Runway Review: Body conscious, well-tailored and asymmetric dresses with expert seaming and unusual folding and pleating are what really draw my attention to this collection… The fall 2012 Narciso Rodriguez collection was a seamless continuation of what we saw in pre-fall with structured outerwear, oversized and voluminous silhouettes, asymmetrical draping and folding, seaming, and color blocking. Very…

    Published on February 16, 2012
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  • Custo Barcelona Fall 2012 Runway Review

    Runway Review: Wild yet wearable, Custo sticks to its style roots and remains the collection to push your fashion boundaries The fall 2012 Custo Barcelona collection takes the brand’s iconic textures, psychedelic colors and prints, and one of a kind designs to a new roughed up and tough level. At the same time it comes…

    Published on February 16, 2012
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  • Marc by Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 Complete Runway Show

    Marc by Marc’s latest offering had a clean sensibility about it mixed with the hit master’s signature plays on vintage standbys and references galore that made for a winning outing. Working as a clean slate of propositions that have a universal, foundational appeal that thankfully this time around didn’t veer on the too young or…

    Published on February 15, 2012
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  • Reem Acra Fall 2012 Runway Review

    Runway Review: Sportswear from Reem Acra? Highly unlikely from this red carpet go-to who seeks to inject high-octane glamor into every look… Never one to be dictated by trends or the ho-hum confines of ‘reality’ dressing, Reem Acra’s latest outing saw the designer’s deft hand at creating decadent party dresses rife with strength and sex…

    Published on February 15, 2012
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  • Betsey Johnson Runway Review & Backstage Fall 2012

    What a fun time you’re bound to have at a Betsey Johnson show, and the fall 2012 show was no exception! Whether the clothes cater to your fashion aesthetic or not, the show itself is not one to be missed. On top of the pumping rock music and a colors-of-the-rainbow light show, you have massive…

    Published on February 14, 2012
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  • Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Runway Review & Fashion Show Photos

    Runway Review: Tracy Reese gives us a colorful fall 2012 collection that balances strength with femininity with her use of punchy colors, large tropical prints, sturdy fabrics paired with draped silk, and silhouettes that accentuate the female shape. It’s refreshing to see a fall collection that isn’t dark and dreary, instead the saturated oranges, purples, aquas…

    Published on February 14, 2012
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