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  • Issa London Fall 2012 Runway Recap

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    Designer Daniella Helayel of  ISSA London made major waves stateside when Kate Middleton chose to wear ISSA for her engagement portrait.  BUY: Issa at Shopbop If the Duchess of Cambridge gets her groove on, we may be seeing her in one of Issa London’s rich colorations and deftly drawn prints inspired from a Trans-Siberian journey from Moscow to the Forbidden City in Beijing. Any woman can find ease and style in one of Issa’s vibrant frocks that honor the natural curves of a…

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  • Kate Middleton wears a very Mad Men dress & makes it NOT look stuffy

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Visits Lucian Freud Portrait Exhibition

    Styling Tips how you can too… Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge stepped out solo last night in London for the opening of the Lucien Freud Portraits Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. MORE: Kate Middleton Style  Her VERY 1950’s Mad Men style dress referenced the open portrait shawl collar dresses that Queen Elizabeth wore in the 1950’s. The full-skirt, elbow-length sleeves, and shawl collared styling of Kate Middleton’s Jesire number, a High-Street brand that we aren’t finding online, could be stuffy and downright dowdy…

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  • Victoria Beckham wins Designer Brand Award and Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen wins Designer of the Year at British Fashion Awards- video

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    The British Fashion Council is what one would say is the CFDA of England. The annual British Fashion Awards yesterday had some pretty keen picks as winners: Sarah Burton of Royal Wedding fame, for Alexander McQueen won Designer of the Year (video below jump) Victoria Beckham won the Designer Brand Award (video below jump) Alexa Chung won the British Style Award Christopher Kane won the New Establishment Award  while Sam Gainsbury of Gainsbury and Whiting won the Isabella Blow Award for…

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  • London Fashion Visits NY- The Best of London S/S 2012 at The London Show Rooms

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    Naveed and I popped by The London Show Rooms in New York last week to take a close-up and intimate look at some of London’s brightest designers. As always, we were mesmerized with the up close privilege of ogling at some incredible construction, innovative design, and left with a wish list days long from the generous talent of these young designers from “across the pond.”   I guessed right on wanting to see  Cate Blanchette wear Felicity Brown, as, ironically, she’s…

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  • Kate Middleton wears a rather bare dress for her and it looks amazing

    Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge Attends 'In Kind Direct' Charity Event At Clarence House

    p.s.. It’s not from this season! It’s a First Lady and Royal day here at Fos today. I have to say that we’ve kept our pledge of only covering the looks that we feel are worth the second notice and offer something that YOU can take away. Kate Middleton stepped out for her first solo engagement as a royal yesterday and the blogosphere was aflutter about a perceived mark that was thought to be that of hair extensions. Instead, according to…

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  • Red Hot Kate Moss arrives by helicopter to set off London Fashion Week, with her Rimmel collab

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    I'll Have What She's Having: Red on Red Yes, yes, we are still simmering over the end of New York Fashion Week that comes to a close tonight, but London Fashion Week is just gearing up! Kate Moss no stranger to grand entrances and brand collabs that we actaully love (Topshop, Hogan's) made the grandest entrance of all… by helipcopter to host the party for her beauty collaboration with Rimmel. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rimmel is the cheap chic cosmetics…

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  • Stylist Advice- What To wear to a film festival

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    Naeem Khan top at I am of Indian origin and live in London. I am going to the premiere of a Hindi movie at the London Indian Film Festival. I am just wondering if I should wear something formal like a black dress or casual like a pair of jeans and a nice top to go with. Thanks for your help — M.G. via fashion advice When in doubt about what to wear for any occasion, it is always…

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  • London Fashion Week Gossip Recap- From the legacy of Alexanader McQueen to Mark Ronson’s fete, my tipster has the dish


    London Fashion Week Gossip Recap- From the legacy of Alexanader McQueen to Mark Ronson's fete, my tipster has the dish. The Alexander McQueen legacy is coming to New York City on May 4th, The Box makes it to London and is graced with the like's of bad boy Damien Hirst, Kate Moss, Tilda Swinton and Daphne Guinness! London Fashion Week proves to be filled with lots of Tartan…

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  • Supermodel Style- Claudia Schiffer and Yasmin Le Bon Get Casual Chic Right


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Age-appropriate fashion. We get so caught up in red carpet fashion, but it’s everyday style that most of us need!SSure, it’s fun to ogle red carpet fashion and photos of today’s young crop of models, but what’s supposed to inspire a real woman over 30ish?Really, when was the last time you wore a ballgown or a pair of cut-off shorts and thigh high boots? Not too recently, I’ll bet. We need grown-up ageless style that…

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  • Fashion Week Roundup- Best of London, Spring 2011


    Naveed Hussain takes us a view of Spring, 2011 quirkier and energetic London style hot off the catwalks. — S.H.At the London shows you can always expect a generous helping of ingenuity & energy and many of our favorites did not disappoint for Spring 2011.They made a strong case on the need for new with collections that stand on their own while touching on the season’s varied trends from Peter Pan collared school girl dressing to artfully ladylike to clean…

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  • Wacky Fantasy Nail Art Has Its Own Olympics


    Odd but True: Nailympics 2010, the global ‘Olympic Games of fake nails… in Britain, of course!Gotta love these talons… The British love bizarre contests but they’ve all scrathed the surface until this one that digs deep!I’ve seem some crazy, freaky long nails in my time, mostly on my old bank teller. Come to think of it, on many bank tellers. They’re the kind of nails that curl to no end and create all sorts of strange hygienic visions that I’d…

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