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  • In the Details- Fall 2012 Menswear Moments You Shouldn’t Miss from Paris

    Christian Dior Homme F/W 2012

    Even though Spring 2012 hasn’t hit stores yet, take notes from the recent men’s shows in Paris while shopping this season to get ahead of the game… With all the fashion that’s been coming at us at an unforgiving speed as of late, from Pre-Fall to Couture to the recent men’s shows, there’s plenty to be inspired from when considering sartorial shifts. Here’s a look at some of our favorite details not to be missed from Men’s Fall 2012 in…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Color-Blocked Separates

    Balenciaga Fall 2011

    While color-blocking is no new trend story, it wasn’t until this fall season that we really saw a spike in contrasts with ingenious iterations from designer’s the world over. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Along with some simple shopping advice, here’s a look at some of our favorite uses of color-blocking that are certain to make a graphic statement this season and most probably many to come. Balenciaga (and above) Nicolas Ghesquiere has been doing graphic sci-fi couture for many seasons and…

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  • Leg Work- Spring 2012’s Best Footwear -Celine, Dries Van Noten, Rochas, Yves Saint Laurent

    YSL Spring 2012

    After seasons of major statement making shoes with mind-boggling heel heights and preposterous ornamentation, we’re really feeling the simplicity of the footwear options we saw on the runways for next spring. That’s not to say that footwear has been reduced to the simplistic and merely functional, quite the contrary indeed. From YSL’s shielded heeled loafers to Rochas’ mirrored slides, there were plenty of options out there to lift your wardrobe’s potential and your spirits too.  Here’s a look at the…

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  • Fall Trend Accessories Report- Snakeskin, Python, Croc and Stingray

    Exotic Skins - StyleSight Fall Accessories Trend Report

    The Top Seven Accessory Trends for Fall 2011 with StyleSight, Day 4 It's the skins… Snakeskin, Python, Croc and Stingray … Snakeskin whether in print or genuine python, was clearly on almost every major designer's runway for Fall 2011 from Chloe, to Dries Van Noten to Prada, skin is back in. From classic boots to aviator caps to full-on print, from Mod to Charlie Girl, high doses of snakeskin came in literally every iteration. Python, croc and stingray were used to…

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  • Men’s Style- Best of Men’s Paris Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Carven Collections for Spring Summer 2012


    Runway Review: An edited look at cutting edge Paris men's fashion shows. Men's Style- Best of Men's Paris Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Carven Collections for Spring Summer 2012. Khaki pants and polo shirt guys need not apply.There's a bounty of fashion-forward styles for guys who are not afraid to go the extra style mile.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsWhile the styling may be a bit risky for the everyday man, there certainly are some very clean and modern pieces…

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  • Men’s Style- Best of Menswear Fall 2011 Runway, The Avant Gardes


    Runway Review: Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Alexander McQueen, Marni, Miharayasuhiro.When it comes to men’s style, there are two schools on the runway- the classics and the risk takers.We’ve shown you some of my favorite mens fashion shows from Europe from John Varvatos (the personal favorite for my hubby) , Louis Vuitton, Burberry Prorsum, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, and even some super funk by way of Lady Gaga at Mugler.Then, there are the fashion risk takers. The men’s fashion that…

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  • Runway Review: Menswear, best of the classics fall 2010, Milan & Paris


    “With the end of the last decade’s heady maximalism behind us, and the dawn of a new era upon us with a loud call being heard for palette cleansing essentials in a time when the economy ain’t so pretty, many are looking for easy, fuss-free propositions that are not only right for the times, but right for the future even.The day of instantly recognizable runway pieces is long gone and many venerable labels are looking back at not only their…

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