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  • Ladylike Leather & Lace- Gia Coppola Makes It Work in Valentino


    Take a cue from Gia Coppola’s fresh ladylike take on the classic juxtaposition of leather & lace and make it work for you: Known for her strikingly girly take on deluxe classics, last week Gia Coppola turned heads in a fiery red Valentino leather and lace combo that spoke volumes on the sophistication leather has taken hold of over the past few seasons. >>More: Valentino Imagined in virtually every iteration possible, leather is one key trend that remains at the top…

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  • More from Your Maxi- Lily Collins Modern Maxi Dress


    Lily Collins updates the idea of a summer maxi dress… While the idea of wearing a printed maxi dress seems like nothing new and quite uninspiring to say the least, actress Lily Collins brought a new lease on the languid looking, enviable comfort inducing maxi last week in Peter Som. >> RELATED: How to wear a maxi skirt The dress’ hybrid capelet shape lent the piece’s faded digital print a sophisticated and even unexpected dose of elegance while keeping the…

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  • New Discovery- I Blame Coco at the Launch of Ferragamo’s Signorina

    I Blame Coco Signorina

    New York’s party princesses were out in full force at Salvatore Ferragamo’s lavish fete at Julian Schnabel’s grand Palazzo Chupi earlier this week to celebrate the venerable Italian leather goods house’s latest fragrance, Signorina. The event was coordinated to evoke the fragrances stylish muse and campaign star Bianca Balti’s glamorous lifestyle with sartorial stars Alexandra and Theodora Richards, Rachel Chandler and Stella Schnabel also dressed in the labels graphic scarf printed dresses from Spring 2012. Attendees included fashion & art world stars…

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  • Trend Tuesday – Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron in Top Spring Business ChicTrends

    Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron Spring Style

    Why do we tip off what works about these two political ladies? Because both Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron have mastered sophisticated business chic, and here’s how you can add polish to your workwear wardrobe  too! Call it a double-impact dose of top Spring cool when Michelle Obama & Samantha Cameron are paired together… MORE: Michelle Obama Style and Samantha Cameron The duo looked easy- business chic last week meeting in D.C in a natty white skirt suit with a sculptural…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Michelle Williams Makes a Maxi Dress Work

    Michelle Williams in Alexander McQueen

    While maxi dresses come and go in & out of fashion as quickly as skirt hems rise & fall, there’s something to be said about the subtle grace and elegance actress Michelle Williams radiated in Tokyo in an ivory Grecian maxi dress from Alexander McQueen. >> RELATED: How to wear a maxi skirt By forgoing jewelry and accessories to highlight the purity of her dress’ design, Williams looks all the more cool, collected and sophisticated. Which is something you should keep…

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  • Coordinate Colors Like Corrine Bailey Rae in Miu Miu S/S 2012

    Corrine Bailey Rae in Miu Miu SS 12

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Learn how to make matching shoes & bags look modern and work for you Singer Corrine Bailey Rae recently wore a girly, cute floral Miu Miu dress the other day that worked to highlight her adorable personae but what really caught our eye was how her bag & shoes matched the dress color for color and worked. By adding unexpected black thigh-highs, her saccharine sweet dress looks grounded in modernity with a smart break of skin on…

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  • Prada Spring-Summer 2012 Real Fantasies Video Premiere March 12th at 3 PM

    Prada SS 12 Real Fantasies Video

    Join Prada on the company’s Facebook page today as they are set to unveil their latest inspirational set of images and a video just as their Spring 2012 collection hits stores. Each season the company treats fans to a hyper-realized ‘lookbook’ of sorts and judging by the teasers they’ve provided, the latest looks equally cool. Which makes us think how covetable the images would be if they were printed on posters. >>Discover More: Prada Fashion Visit Prada on Facebook to see…

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    Ports 1961 has come a long way since it’s humble, arty re-introduction to the high-fashion masses over the past decade and the label’s just released new ad campaign featuring a slick Alana Zimmer photographed by Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin with art direction by Giovanni Bianco proves just how far they’ve come when considering their big league competition. Under Giovanni Bianco’s watch, the last few collections and campaigns have successfully captured that elusive, urbane minded cool that the label…

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  • First Look- Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012 Ad Campaign

    Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012

    In a nod to the iconic images Richard Avedon shot for Gianni Versace throughout the 80’s & 90’s, Steven Meisel’s latest campaign for Spring 2012 features Naomi Campbell, Karen Elson, Kristen McMenamy and Daphne Groeneveldare striking glamorous Amazonian poses set against a simple backdrop. Together they embody an evocative state of strength and modernity and bring Cavalli’s heady vision to life in a series of sensual portraits full of movement and charisma. -Naveed Hussain

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  • First Look- Emporio Armani Spring 2012 Ad Campaign


    Photographed by Alasdair McLellan, Emporio Armani’s latest campaign for S/S 2012 features a trio of models on the streets of Hong Kong in the label’s graphic, minimal separates under the creative control of Giorgio Armani. Shot in signature black & white, the campaign serves as a visually stimulating reminder of just how easy to wear and classic Mr. Armani’s sartorial vision is. Each look, from the men’s ombre contrast cardigan to the women’s updated boater, could work on just about…

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  • Ab Fab- Rooney Mara in Miu Miu Spring 2012

    Rooney Mara in Miu Miu

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Belly Baring Chic Cropped tops paired with flirty a-line skirts in an ode to retro Italian starlet style were de riguer on many of the Spring/Summer 2012 runways and were one of the season’s most surprising trends to take in considering that it takes not only confidence to pull off, but a killer, toned body as well. While on a photo call in Berlin for her latest movie “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” actress…

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  • First Look- Spring 2012 Fashion Ad Campaigns

    Givenchy Spring 2012 Ad

    While designer collections make their runway debuts months before they hit sales floors, it’s not usually until we see the 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. And judging by the Spring 2012 ads that have hit the web so far, it’s clear that many of our favorite designers went in several directions- there’s no clear-cut set of trends, instead it’s a come…

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