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Tag Archives | Fall/Winter 2012

  • LONDON Show ROOMS in New York – Fall 2012

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    From London Fashion Week to Industria Super Studio in New York, The British Fashion Council was back in town to champion the latest collections of its talented roster of young designers to watch. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Among the group Holly Fulton, J.W Anderson and Simone Rocha’s collections stood out as they each retain a vision that’s completely modern & original. Fulton always gets our attention with her deco inspired prints, this time around in unexpected bold pink hues and…

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  • Paris Fashion Week Up and Comer Glenn Martens is the Next Generation in Antwerp style

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    Ah, the Antwerp fashion legends Martin Margiela, Dries Van Noten, and Ann Demeulemeester -once you’ve a convert to their fine-crafted avant-garde, architectural minimalism, you become a devoted fan for life! Richard Nahem, has his nose to the catwalk and has the quatre-un-un on the latest next big thing out of Antwerp in Paris.– S.H. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Glenn Martens, a graduate of the prestigious Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts,  launched his debut collection last week. He is a next generation talent coming on the…

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  • Paris Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways

    Celine Fall 2012

    While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen over the past few weeks with runway reviews, fashion show coverage & backstage beauty, we wanted to take a moment to consider the highlights & top trends to inspire an easy-chic wardrobe update from Paris F/W 2012. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And though there were over a dozen remarkable outings from designers of all types, there were a select handful of outings that caught our eye and are sure to catch your’s too. Balenciaga- After more…

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  • Moncler Gamme Rouge F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Moncler Gamme Rouge Fall 2012

    Part performance art spectacle part fashion show with a practical sensibility given their product range, there’s no denying the thrill of an all-out show from Moncler Gamme Rouge. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw designer Giambattista Valli creating a faux ski lift complete with fake snow for a parade of must-have coats and outerwear that included digital mountain prints and box plaids in the mix. View the entire collection in our gallery: [nggallery id=95]  

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  • Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Channeling the aggressive, strong shouldered 80’s era Parisian vixen that a slew of younger label’s have ticked off this season made for a smart, sensual move for YSL’s Stefano Pilati and his swan song at Yves Saint Laurent as it saw the designer leaving on a strong, brazenly sexy note. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And that rigorous, thoroughly French sexual charge was frankly invisible in other collections as Pilati brings with him an excellent sense of good…

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  • Create A Profile Pretty Ponytail with Peter Gray from Paul Smith Fall 2012


    Take a cue from Peter Gray’s graciously pretty, relaxed & textured ponytails at Paul Smith’s Fall 2012 runway show with these expert hair tips for an updated take on a classic, easy-to-manage hairstyle. MORE: Hair Style Tips & Trends How to Style A Pony Tail Hair with Runway Beauty Tips from the Paul Smith Fall 2012 Fashion Show… THE INSPIRATION: For Fall / Winter 2012, we were inspired by the strong yet graceful individuality of a woman’s profile. The androgynous…

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  • Paul Smith Fall 2012 Womenswear Collection

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    Runway Review: Adding a relaxed wide-leg cropped pant to his signature line-up of mens’s inspired staples, boxy suiting, painterly prints, preppy knits and pajama-inspired garb may not have been a harbinger of anything entirely new to come but it did make for a collection from Paul Smith that’s destined to find its way into almost any wardrobe. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Piece by piece there was something for everyone here, most covetable being the matching coats that topped those must-have…

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  • Paco Rabanne F/W 2012 – Paris Fashion Week

    Paco Rabanne Fall 2012

    By capitalizing on the legacy of Paco Rabanne’s 60’s era touchstones with modern updates and an urban warrior minded spirit, the latest collection from the label offered a heady dose of party ready confections meant to evoke the ultimate in luxurious, statement making finery while marching precariously to its own beat. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS In their words:  With this new Fall/Winter 2012-2013 collection, PACO RABANNE puts the spotlight on the original vision of its founder, transposed into today’s world. Unique…

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  • Neil Barrett F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Neil Barrett Fall 2012

    Over the past few season’s we’ve seen menswear darling Neil Barrett slowly begin to epitomize the strength of a chic, urban dwelling techno sportif minded woman while subtly delivering an on-trend comprehensive range each season filtered through his own hand at sensible and practical sportswear for the complicated lifestyle needs of today. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw the designer continuing with his minimalist, vaguely military stance with a line-up of sophisticated gear that should have this designer gaining savvy…

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  • Pierre Balmain F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Pierre Balmain Fall 2012

    While considerably less flashy than it’s mainline counterpart Balmain, diffusion line Pierre Balmain saw Fall 2012 heading towards more considerably safe waters with a range of rethought basics with a streamlined, foundation building sensibility. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Amongst the mix stood sharp tailoring with a few fitted body-con dresses to boot and an assortment of more reality friendly pieces that are sure to get you in the day-into-night groove more than a 5-figure gala dress will, per se. Although…

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  • Aganovich, the small label to watch from Paris Fashion Week

    Aganovich Fall 2012

    Notes from Paris… It’s quite the scene here in the city of light this week as it’s Paris Fashion Week for the Fall 2012 season. Fashion designers are madly racing to put the finishing touches on their collections, while fashion show attendees, groupies, fashion bloggers, buyers, and magazine editors are all scurrying breathlessly from one show to the next. I met Brooke Taylor and Nana Aganovich, the founders of the label Aganovich, a few years ago and covered their first show in 2010. I have been following…

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  • Balenciaga F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Balenciaga Fall 2012

    After more than a decade at the helm of one of fashion’s most influential labels, mastermind Nicolas Ghesquiere was back with another winner of a collection with this time’s goal focusing on thoroughly modern updates to the working girl’s wardrobe. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Combined with slinky patch worked chiffon dresses, sculptural a-line ra-ra skirts and bi-color pants that were the coolest we’ve seen yet, Ghesquiere worked wonders with uniform dressing by mashing the ho-hum banality of smart separates with…

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