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  • Top Trends from Milan Fall/Winter 2012 Menswear

    Jil Sander Fall 2012

    While it’s true that menswear has only so much room to change each season, there was still a refreshing assortment of new ideas for Fall 2012 -here’s a look at some top trends that caught our eye in Milan. Animal Novelty Prints- Andrea Pompilio Burberry Animal print motifs have been popping up in some of the best women’s collections recently so it comes as no surprise that they crept their way into the men’s shows this season in a myriad…

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  • Best of Milan Menswear Fall/Winter 2012

    Prada Fall 2012

    After a few season’s on the lull, Milan was back on track with a season full of covetable collections that are sure to get your man inspired to re-tool his wardrobe come Fall 2012. We’ve compiled a list of our top three shows to keep you up-to-date on all that’s new ahead from Milan. >>More Mens: Fashion Reviews & Runway Highlights Prada- Leave it Miuccia Prada to combine the machismo of vaguely 30’s and 40’s German/Austrian military lifestyle notes with…

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  • Spring 2012 Round-Up- The Best of the Season

    Balenciaga Spring 2012

    Just as the Spring 2012 collections are set to hit stores next month comes a quick review of our favorite outings from the season to keep you looking fresh and updated on all of the best of the season. From Balenciaga’s sic-fi futurism to Rochas’ retro regality, we’ve got you covered on all the must-have collections full of covetable cool. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Balenciaga After 10 years of riveting, out-of-this-world collections season in & season out, Nicolas Ghesquiere was back…

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  • Tilda Swinton in Jil Sander Spring 2012

    Just as Tokyo Fashion Week comes to an end pops-up Tilda Swinton in a deliciously discrete and beautifully envisioned minimal blue knee-length Jil Sander dress from the house’s recent Spring 2012 runway collection. According to WWD, “Raf Simons and his team at Jil Sander designed all of the costumes for Swinton’s character in the movie ‘I Am Love,’ which will be released in Japan on December 23.” It comes as no surprise as Swinton, the queen startlet of embracing fashion’s changing…

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  • The final +J Collection from UNIQLO and Jil Sander

    +J at Uniqlo

    After several successful seasons collaborating with Uniqlo, Jil Sander’s +J collection for the Japanese fast fashion giant is unfortunately ending this season. Word is that a Uniqlo collabo with Undercover is up next, which of course we can’t wait to get our hands on (we love Undercover), however, we’ve also been diehard fans of the +J range for its minimal techno separates that harkened back to Jil’s own days at her eponymous label. And while her namesake label is thriving…

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  • Best of Milan Fashion Week- D&G, Jil Sander, Moschino, Prada – Spring 2012


    As per usual, from New York collections one can expect pragmatic sportswear(the kind that doesn’t often reinvent the wheel, maybe just spins it), from London one can expect out-of-this-world, well executed propositions and from Milan; riotous colors, bold adornments and brilliant uses of technological advancements in fabrications. And with that being said, Milanese designers did not disappoint. We saw a large variety of finessed, retro-inspired options full of energy, enticing plays on print and a generous dose of giddy sex…

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  • Jil Sander Navy Spring 2012 Fashion Presentation

    Jil Sander Navy Spring 2012

    Runway Review Snippet… Platform brogues punctuated a youthful, tomboyish and relaxed spirit from an otherwise characteristically utilitarian outing from Jil Sander's secondary line, Jil Sander Navy. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS While knife-pleated skirts and prim blouses made for a bulk of the collection, the real draw to the range came via a subversive and vaguely military ode to Girl Scouts and to uniform dressing as a whole. And just like Jil Sander's main line, there were plenty of smart separates…

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  • Oversharing with dtripazcorazon- Interview with Sharon Haver: Founder and Editor in Chief


    Very cool interview with dtripazcorazon… bet there are some things that you never knew… Very cool interview with dtripazcorazon… bet there are some things that you never knew…———-Name: Sharon HaverWebsite: FocusOnStyle.comName: Sharon HaverWebsite: FocusOnStyle.comEducation Business degree. Marketing major. Minor in law & some abnormal psych.I became a stylist:When an art director hired me for a 3-week shoot in St. Maarten. Upon my return to New York, word got out and photographers kept hiring me as a stylist. I upped my…

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  • Best of Milan Fashion Week- Fall 2011


    Runway Review Snippets: Prada, Jil Sander, Missoni are my top 3 shows A quick little baci from Milan Fashion Week… Leave it to Milan to amp up Fall 2011 with a series of forward thinking outings that were as full of nuanced personality as they were of wearable ideas. Here’s a quick look some of my favorites, destined to inspire wardrobe additions and style inspirations. –Naveed Hussain >> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway Reviews     Prada An intoxicating mix…

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  • Men’s Style- Best of Menswear Fall 2011 Runway, The Avant Gardes


    Runway Review: Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Alexander McQueen, Marni, Miharayasuhiro.When it comes to men’s style, there are two schools on the runway- the classics and the risk takers.We’ve shown you some of my favorite mens fashion shows from Europe from John Varvatos (the personal favorite for my hubby) , Louis Vuitton, Burberry Prorsum, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, and even some super funk by way of Lady Gaga at Mugler.Then, there are the fashion risk takers. The men’s fashion that…

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  • Fashion Week Roundup- Best of Milan, Spring 2011


    Naveed Hussain is taking Milan in to consideration and here are some of his thoughts on the brightest and boldest in Italian fashion for spring 2011. –S.H.From Milan, don’t expect studies on conservative minimalism, yet relish in the talent of some of the city’s major talents & their bravado when it comes to going for the bold.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsFor Spring/Summer 2011, striking colorways & prints, intellectual takes on femininity and superior craftsmanship made for an alluring…

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  • Cheap Monday is Really Cheap Chic- An Affordable Designer Brand To Wear


    “Affordable fashion Alert: Love the Spring 2011 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stockholm & I’m wearing it now- so should you!Unlike many other less expense labels, Cheap Monday is more than decently-made, on trend but never trendy, offers a great fit, and doesn’t look like mall rat or big box knock-offs.If the price tag wasn’t so crazy cheap, you would never be able to separate their pieces from big name bridge designers (that’s usually the secondary line for most designers)…

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