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  • How to wear it now? Styling Hacks from Milan Fashion Week Spring 2017

    I'm not going to lie, I may love French chic style, but I'm always partial to Italian fashion so Milan Fashion Week Spring 2017 gets me pretty excited. You know what else puts a smile on my face?  Seeing supermodel Lauren Hutton work the runway. Okay, maybe I'm dating myself, but I owe A LOT to Ms. Hutton. You see way back when I was a kid I had a big gap between my front teeth. My mom was pretty insistent...
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  • What to wear now? Look to Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 runways to update your wardrobe

    You know what I love best about Milan Fashion Week? The accents! The little extra turn. The unexpected detail. The clarity of color. The little somethings that make Italian design, so, well Italian. There are some serious f.a.s.h.i.o.n. pieces here- the kind that finally get me excited about the runway. Take the nuance of the big picture and add the edge to what you already own. You'll update your style and feel bellissima for it. Get inspired by the Top...
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  • Here’s what you want from Italy- The top 4 Milan Fashion Week trends from Spring 2014 by way of Prada, Jil Sander, Dolce & Gabbana & more


    WOW, we are L-O-V-I-N-G all the wearable inspiration from the Milan runway- with just the right excess of Italian style! Let’s take the top 4 Milan Fashion Week trends (+ highlights too) from the season ahead to shake up what you wear now.  The Spring 2014 shows were off to a great start in New York and that energy has continued to gain momentum in both London and here in Milan. So far, Spring 2014 has delivered (Paris is next) wearable & covetable…

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  • Street Style Trend Report: Sporty Varsity Style at Paris Fashion Week

    Paris Fashion Week- Go Varsity!

    Straight from Paris Fashion Week comes sporty street style inspiration to pep you up now… Go Varsity! Sound familiar? We brought the sporty Varsity insignia trend to your attention back in July with our coverage of one of Raf Simons final hit collections at Jil Sander straight from the runway –in case you missed.  For pre-fall, Simons was serving a nod to the ultimate in chic retro prep, but the charming redhead here adds a touch of relaxed, everyday cool that’s worth…

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  • TOP 5 Milan Fashion Week Trends From Fall 2013 To Wear Now

    Lady-like fashion from Bottega Veneta

    Style Notes for the Top 5 Milan Fashion Week Trends:  You loved our extensive coverage of  NYFW and our Top 7 New York Fashion Week Trends for Fall 2013. Our Fashion Week street style trends from NY & London have been a hit too. And again, we bring you the Top Trends to add to your wardrobe NOW. As we look back city by city to bring you key elements that you can easily incorporate into your present look, and with most likely elements you may already…

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  • Highlights from Milan Runways – Spring 2013 Dolce and Gabbana, Jil Sander, No. 21, Prada

    Jil Sander Spring 2013

    Get inspired right now with highlights from the Milan Runways for Spring 2013 Too much fashion too fast coming your way during fashion month? While we may agree, consider the collections ample reason to bulk up on instant style advice that you can try at home -TODAY! >>DISCOVER: Highlights from New York Spring 2013 Fashion Week Fresh off the Milan runways that just closed the city’s fashion week comes our seasonal take on notes you shouldn’t miss, condensed for you here…

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  • NYFW Highlights of the Spring 2013 Runways- Calvin Klein, Thakoon, Jil Sander Navy, Narciso Rodriguez


    The FocusOnStyle team of Alix, Naveed, Brad and myself have been busy covering New York Fashion Week and although each of us has a slightly different P.O.V, our universal voice is here to help each of you get inspired to bring a little bit of new style into your life- can-do chic as I like to call it! While we’ve reported some of the best Spring 2013 shows that we’ve seen this week with runway reviews, fashion show coverage, backstage beauty, we wanted to take a…

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  • Stylist Advice- What To Wear For A Ladylike Labor Day Weekend Look


    Looking for a chic ladylike look to salute Labor Day weekend and one of the last weekends of summer with while making a transitional statement in style? Go ahead, make the season’s last hoorah a call for glamour, have fun with it! We suggest taking inspiration from actress Guei Lun-Mei who in Jil Sander Fall 2012 at the Taipei Film Festival Awards exuded a retro elegance that was alluring, unexpectedly modern yet sublime. While on-trend to boot. >>MORE: Stylist Advice and Figure Out What to…

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  • Trend Tuesday – Varsity Blues Inspired by Jil Sander Pre-Fall

    Varsity Prep at Jil Sander Pre-Fall 2013

    With fashion cycling through the classics comes one of our favorite returns, the varsity inspired trend we’ve seen from some of our go-to labels Take Raf Simon’s Pre-Fall collection for Jil Sander as your starting point with its wide range of ultra-deluxe classics peppered with the labels initials. Placed on structured basics with a retro elegance, the theme loses its ironic tendencies for a look that’s fresh. The winning trick here was that these pieces have an ageless sophistication to…

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  • Men’s Spring 2013 Fashion – Highlights From The Runways


    Men’s Spring 2013 wrap-up straight from the runways… Just as its beginning to seem like there is a fashion show or presentation of some sort every working day of the year now comes a surprisingly enviable line-up of on-the-mark collections from some of our favorite, go-to labels. From refreshing takes on color-blocking at Prada to on-trend cocoon shapes at Balenciaga, Valentino, Lanvin and more, to the sleeveless sportcoat, the jacket of the season -there was plenty to take note of for…

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  • A White Shirt Dress Is So Chic and You Won’t Look Like A Nurse, See LeeLee Sobieski

    LeeLee Sobieski in a long Jil Sander white shirtdress

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: The white clothing fashion trend continues with a dose of celebrity style as Leelee Sobieski wears a fantastic white shirt dress by Jil Sander to The Tribeca Film Festival Raf Simons last few seasons at Jil Sander saw the designer taking cues from Yves Saint Laurent met with Isaac Mizrahi & Bill Blass’ iconic American subversions of classic YSL shapes much like the dramatic, all-white Jil Sander dress actress Leelee Sobieski wore at the Tribeca Film Festival recently. >> How to clean that…

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  • Milan Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways

    Jil Sander 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 Milan F/W 2012. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Jil Sander- Raf Simons swan song for Jil Sander was a testament not only to the kind of refined couture sportswear the likes of Geoffrey Been & Bill Blass championed throughout their careers, but…

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