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  • DRESS TIPS FOR WOMEN OVER 50- HOW TO LOOK RED HOT

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    15 years for FocusOnStyle online… oh, my! For our ongoing anniversary celebration, let’s revisit this 1999 feature covering Dress Tips for Women Over 50. What are some of your own go-to tips? – S.H. A Modern Take On Sex Appeal for Women Over Fifty Dear Sharon: Mid-life teenager, that’s me! I’m almost 50 years old and just started dating a wonderful, charming, and absolutely sexy man who is not chronologically challenged. At my age, most of the men I was able […]

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  • Top 7 Trends From New York Spring 2014 Fashion Week To Pay Attention to Now

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    While it’s still warm out, take note of the Top 7 Trends from the Spring 2014 New York Runway Collections  Spring 2014 saw many of New York’s go-to designers on the A-games, producing collections that are certain to become enviable next season. With that in mind, we’ve whittled down our favorite Top 7 Trends from New York Fashion Week to keep an eye out for now. >>DISCOVER: Spring 2014 Style Tips & Advice to Try Now What are the top trends […]

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  • Looking for some special occasion inspiration? Drool over Haute Couture Fall 2013 Runway highlights

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    Dream a little with Haute Couture Fall 2013 runway highlights for wedding, bridal, formal and special occasion inspiration. Take note now from Bouchra Jarrar, Christian Dior, Martin Margiela and Valentino Listen, I can almost bet that not one of us can ever afford a true haute couture gown. That’s ok. There’s a rare madame somewhere who can and  a celebrity who will borrow it. Why pay attention to haute couture? Why bother worrying over the latest designs for the jet-set? Especially when […]

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  • Top 4 Trends To Transition to Spring – What to wear everyday when the runway seems so daunting?

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    Transition to Spring 2013 with catwalk to closet trends to ease into your wardrobe… Switching  your wardrobe to transition to spring, or any season,  can be challenging, especially with crazy Global Warming shaking up the temperatures. Sharon & I thought that we’d like to wet your feet (dang, those April showers) with some bright offerings to cheer up your day. As Spring weather came into town for most of you this Easter Sunday, we considered ALL our of spring 2013 runway […]

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  • Don’t Miss The TOP 6 Paris Fashion Week Trends + Street Style From Fall 2013 To Wear NOW

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    It’s French Chic from the runway to the real way! This is your ULTIMATE  PARIS LOOK BOOK TREND REPORT:  Paris closed the season with an extension of key style notes best executed there than anywhere else. Rich, dense textures have been on many Fall runways, and so have big coats and the quiet decadence of the 40’s & 50’s. But in Paris, those ideas really came to light and pushed the envelope. Lots to take note of here folks…. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS, […]

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  • Don’t Miss The TOP 7 New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013 To Wear NOW… with lot’s of photos!

    New York Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013: SCULPTED FORMS

    This is your ULTIMATE LOOK BOOK TREND REPORT (with lot’s of photos) of Mercedes Fashion Week New York Trends, to covet and wear now. Wear Fall 2013 New York Fashion Week Trends now? Of, course!  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS,  RUNWAY REVIEWS, and FASHION WEEK STREET STYLE Style the essence of each of the 7 seasonal fashion trends into your wardrobe right this minute and be ahead of the fashion pack!  All you need to think about are Sculpted Forms, Chest Pieces, Fabric Mixing, Pattern & Crazy Color Fur and Faux […]

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  • Vivid Color Trends: If It’s Bright, It’s Right for Resort

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    Vivid Colors Add Punch & Spunk To An Otherwise Neutral Palette Ok, here’s some shopping advice, it’s time to brighten up TV producers are surely rejoicing. The one-two color punch for resort is a bold mash-up of TV-friendly colors, so vivid and brilliant, that you may just want to adjust your settings… on your everyday wardrobe, that is. These clear and crisp colors are NOT unfriendly on your skin tone as last season’s neons, but rich, intense, and crisp in a […]

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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

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    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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  • Resort 2013: Highlights From The Runways Part Two Balmain, Chloe, McQueen, Rochas

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    With the Resort 2013 presentations dwindling down, we wanted to take a moment and share highlights from the season so far as we did earlier… And with men’s fashion weeks and couture fresh off the runway, there are still Resort shows being intimately, however sporadically shown, that cannot be missed. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Take note as many of the season’s collections continue to deliver completely wearable, functional clothes to covet, and what’s even more to take note of is […]

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  • Balenciaga Fall 2012 Ad Campaign

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    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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  • Haute Couture Fall 2012- Highlights From The Runways

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    Fall 2012 Haute Couture runway highlights from Bouchra Jarrar, Giambattista Valli, Givenchy and Valentino Raf Simons debut collection for Christian Dior opening the Haute Couture Fall 2012 season made for one promising week with many of our favorite designers of the moment delivering collections that should work as brilliant inspiration come fall. >>Highlights from Men’s Spring 2013 Collections From the directional to the feminine to the brazenly cool, this was one of the best couture seasons in years, making a […]

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