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  • Yes, I think I’m Parisian Chic. Maybe!

    Some things in Paris are almost a given, a rite of passage if you will.There’s that tentative yet boldy self-confident attitude. Polar opposites that when they come together, with a cute accent thrown in, are oh soooo French.Then’s there’s the love for simple, yet classic pieces, with something bold thrown in to pop.The attitude and…

    Published on January 14, 2010
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  • Fashion: Best of the Decade & Its Defining Style Moments

    Fashion designers of the decade. Our fashion savants, and vintage experts, Andrea Perini and Naveed Hussain of VagabondNYC have culled some of their thoughts from the past 10 years and have put together this quick-study crib sheet of what influences in fashion are worth remembering and collecting from the decade and why.

    Published on January 05, 2010
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  • Best of 2009, a Focus on Style Flashback

    FocusOnStyle doesn’t stop at fashion. I believe that style comes from wherever YOU find it- there’s beauty, travel, wellness, sexpert chic, some good ol’ fashion advice, runway reviews, fashion shows, and fun sprinkles. Can-do chic is a cinch when you know where to look. And in this economy, we all need to rethink our shopping….

    Published on December 27, 2009
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  • Clothing Construction, the Beauty Behind the Seams

    It’s so easy to get the look, but what is the mastery behind its seams?”Knowing the sewing construction is what makes one a designer not a stylist,” Charles Kleibacker, at the FIT American Style Symposium. There’s no doubt that I’m a seam queen! I can spot a well-made garment in an instant and appreciate the…

    Published on December 15, 2009
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  • Country Casual: Weekend Editions

    Cozy up to some woodsy fashion inspiration. It’s the same rough and rugged outdoorsy country casual feel with fine-designed edges, and no need to rake the leaves.Think of it as fake so you don’t have to rake it!

    Published on November 20, 2009
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  • Hot Shoes, the anti stiletto

    Hot shoes are it this season. Do pump up the volume on some very bold footwear for winter and holiday parties. From platforms in vivid colors to over-the-knee boots, exotic textures, and opulent extras shoes become art wear for your feet.

    Published on November 16, 2009
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  • Stylish Clogs, you will want them!

    Don’t say we didn’t warn you. We’ve been spotting clogs and clog boots with street style cred for a few seasons. We’ve been stocking up our Cool Clogs Shop, when whenever we see a wood-soled wonder that looks right. And now it’s official- Chanel showed clogs on the spring 10 runway and they have morphed…

    Published on November 10, 2009
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  • A Deeper Look at Alexandre de Betak: The Fellini of Fashion – Part 4

    Alex de Betak – Fellini of Fashion Part 4 of 4-part series. Alexandre de Betak is the superstar behind the most elaborate fashion show extravaganzas that the international fashion world has ever seen.Take an insider’s look into his creative genius with the Crane.tv’s video series, The Fellini of Fashion.

    Published on November 09, 2009
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  • A Deeper Look at Alexandre de Betak: The Fellini of Fashion – Part 3

    Alex de Betak – Fellini of Fashion Part 3 of 4-part series. Alexandre de Betak is the superstar behind the most elaborate fashion show extravaganzas that the international fashion world has ever seen.Take an insider’s look into his creative genius with the Crane.tv’s video series, The Fellini of Fashion.

    Published on November 08, 2009
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  • A Deeper Look at Alexandre de Betak: The Fellini of Fashion – Part 2

    Alex de Betak – Fellini of Fashion Part 2 of 4-part series. Alexandre de Betak is the superstar behind the most elaborate fashion show extravaganzas that the international fashion world has ever seen.Take an insider’s look into his creative genius with the Crane.tv’s video series, The Fellini of Fashion.

    Published on November 07, 2009
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  • A Deeper Look at Alexandre de Betak: The Fellini of Fashion – Part 1

    Alex de Betak – Fellini of Fashion Part 1 of 4-part series. Alexandre de Betak is the superstar behind the most elaborate fashion show extravaganzas that the international fashion world has ever seen.Take an insider’s look into his creative genius with the Crane.tv’s video series, The Fellini of Fashion.

    Published on November 06, 2009
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