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  • How to dress French when you are not. Wear a classic jacket or coat


    One of the more popular reader questions around here is how to dress French. For this week’s FocusOnStyle 15th anniversay online post, let’s revisit these very chic & classic jacket and coat tips from 2010 which remain very relevant & stylish today and onwards. That’s what timeless French chic is all about… the right pieces in your wardrobe that both endure and look modern.  Would you like a boost to help you get the look? Please add yourself to the C’est…

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  • Leather Weather: A Black Leather Jacket At Any Age To Suit Your Every Mood!

    Kate Moss, Isabelle Hupert, Sarah Jessica Parker in black leather jackets

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A modern & global spin on a classic black leather jacket as an age-appropriate celebrity favorite Baby, it’s leather weather! Not too hot, not too cold (yet) and just right for some hard core downtown motorcycle style done right, may it be city, casual, or dressy. From London, New York, to Cannes, we’ve got Kate Moss, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Isabelle Huppert sporting a black leather jacket in three ageless ways that will surely suit YOUR wardrobe….

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  • Must-Have…Junya Watanabe’s Peplum Jacket

    Junya Watanabe Bar Jacket

    Leave it to the genius of Junya Watanabe to conjure up the prim, old-world regality of Christian Dior’s iconic bar jackets into an updated motorcycle hybrid shape to let the associations run wild this season with his must-have luxury moto peplum jacket. Part urban warrior, part ladies-who-lunch, we can see it working wonders with a myriad of pairings from proper pencil skirts for day, to a voluminous maxi dress come night and a pair of crisp cigarette pants come weekend…

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  • Michael Jackson's Red Thriller Jacket Is At Auction


    Just looking at this iconic jacket makes you want to shake your booty. It's Michael Jackson's red jacket worn in the Thriller video!It's impossible to not think of Michael Jackson's style without wanting to get up and dance!The jacket designed by Deborah Nadoolman Landis is up for auction at Julien's Auctions Music Icons Auction in Beverly Hills along with over 600 items from the world's most iconic musicians from Lady Gaga to Jimmi Hendrix.As for MJ, other items include the…

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  • How to wear a vintage jacket

    YSL leather jacket from the the fall 2003 collection

    Styling tips to make a 7-year old YSL Leather Jacket look modernI have an authentic vintage Yves Saint Laurent black leather jacket that I purchased around 2002 when I worked for the company. The blazer style leather jacket with shoulder pads was very expensive at the time and cost ?2k (over $3,100). Luckily, I was able to use my employee discount. Unfortunately, I have not worn it much since. With the return of the big shoulders this season, I think…

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