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  • Cheap Chic Alert: Martin Margiela for H&M Sneak Peek


    Cheap Chic fans rejoice as avant-garde pioneer Martin Margiela unveils a collection for H&M this fall… That’s right, the mega-retailer is sure to have another crowd pleasing hit on their hands judging by first look at the just released lookbook images. We at FoS have been longtime fans of the labels beautifully considered deconstructed patterns and subtle, subversive elegance. And over the years many of the more basic Margiela items, especially the tailored pieces, become closet constants. >> MORE: Cheap…

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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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  • Go Baroque! Embellishment Trend Glamorizes Fall’s Must Haves

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    We’ve been so clean. Or girly. Or black and white. But with the fall breeze comes time for glamour. Just a bit. NO, pile it on and on. >> MORE: Fall/Winter 2012 Runway and  Fall 2012 Trends Tzuj it up with the Baroque embellishment trend for an instant wardrobe update. From dollops of golden jewels and lavish fabrics, a little goes a long way. But, if you’re the kind of girl who likes to pile it on, this is ONE trend right up…

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  • Cheap Chic Alert: H&M Fall is all about strong women with plenty of embellishment


    The three key trends for H&M this fall are embellished, clean cut, in a new fabric, like coated wool. Emphasis is on slacks, a pencil skirt, and something decorated with a strong woman in mind, and a strong shoulder with a enhanced waist… love that! >> MORE: Cheap Chic Watch the H&M video trend report for fall 2012- (it has menswear too): >> DON’T MISS: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS

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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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  • Artful Prints from United Bamboo for Madewell – Trend Tuesday


    From United Bamboo, New York’s quintessential label for preppy downtown cool with a slightly off-kilter vibe comes one notable, affordable collaboration with Madewell that hits stores today… Over the past decade, New York’s United Bamboo has continually delivered well-made goods that subtly evoke the spirit of the avant-garde without forgoing an easy wear for fashion’s sake. We’ve seen them riff on nautical & architectural themes, preppy regalia, tailoring of all sort -all envisioned with an arty bent that begs onlookers…

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  • Revisit The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 2


    Day two of our Pre-Fall roundup for 2012 has us scanning the best collections as they hit shops to help you update your look immediately -why wait? Didn’t you love Day 1 of our Best of Pre-Fall styling tips? >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows Balenciaga- Taking his cue from the illustrated works of celebrated fashion artist Antonia Lopez and 80’s era French power dressing from the likes of Mugler & Montana, Nicolas Ghesquiere’s latest outing didn’t abandon his signature takes…

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  • Revisit The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 1


    Although it’s still mid-August, we’ve begun to look forward to fall dressing over the past few weeks. And with that in mind and with deliveries of cooler weather clothes hitting shops,  comes another look at Pre-Fall 2012 with two posts of inspirational collections. Look at it this way, we are currently phasing through summer so use these collections to your advantage and work new ideas into your current look to stand-out and look fresh. >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows No 21-…

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  • Fall 2012 Ad Campaigns – McQ by Alexander McQueen and more Miu Miu

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    So far the Fall 2012 ad campaigns have yet to disappoint! From McQ by Alexander McQueen to more from Miu Miu, we’ve begun to set our minds on the season ahead Another batch of Fall 2012 ads comes your way to ignite lust and inspiration well ahead of the new season. And by the looks of it, there’s plenty of substantial style notes to take in. >>DISCOVER: Fall 2012 Campaigns Featuring Aymeline Valade and  Arthur Gosse photographed by David Sims,…

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  • First Look- Fall 2012 Fashion Ad Campaigns


    First Look at the Fall 2012 ad campaigns has us excited for fall dressing during this brutally hot summer… Since designer collections make their runway debuts months before they hit sales floors, it’s not usually until we see new ads circulate that we get a clue to the bigger picture behind the season’s story and along with that a dynamic dose of dreamy inspiration -early on! Surveying Fall 2012 ads from our favorite image makers that have hit the web so…

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  • Balenciaga Fall 2012 Ad Campaign


    Balenciaga Fall 2012 Ad Campaign Images – First Look We loved every look from Balenciaga’s 80’s tinged ode to the working girl’s wardrobe for Fall 2012 and the just released campaign images are equally seductive. Modern, sophisticated looks are juxtaposed with a faux country setting to highlight each pieces considerate design and hyper-stylized features. >>MORE: Balenciaga And the men’s image although shot in a studio, also exhibits a fearless, ultra-stylish mode to boot. It’s hard to even contemplate a favorite…

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  • Giorgio Armani Prive Fall 2012 Collection


    Giorgio Armani Prive delivered the maestro’s signatures a plenty for one classic collection Tailoring with soft, subtle feminine flourishes is the name of the game chez Armani and the designer managed to weave key trends into his latest outing from ombre to color-blocking to pajama dressing, it was all here. >>MORE: Armani In their words: Discover the enchantment of daylight hues – the continuous nuances of color, the playful contrasts between light and shadow. Magical moments of everyday beauty inspire an intense…

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