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  • Have Yourself a Renoir Moment- Impressionism and Fashion in Paris

    Art in Paris: We know you love fashion. But, if you also love Impressionism as much as I do, you’ll be captivated by Richard Nahem‘s report on the Impressionism and Fashion exhibition that melds art and clothing.   The Impressionism and Fashion show at Museé d’Orsay in Paris explores the link Impressionist artists had with fashion and clothing….

    Published on October 12, 2012
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  • Regarding Warhol: What Would Andy Say About Fashion Bloggers?

    Once upon a time, if I was at a party and Andy Warhol turned up, I knew I was in the right place. Beyond being lucky enough to be old enough (age is good for something) to have grown up with Pop Art and its exposure to appreciate Andy Warhol as the great leveler of…

    Published on September 20, 2012
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  • Shoezam! Christian Louboutin Exhibition London Record Breaker

     Girls just wanna look at shoes… The Christian Louboutin exhibition has broken all previous visitor records at the London Design Museum with an average daily attendance of 910 visitors. Humm, I think there were more Loub fanatics desperately trying to get into the Christian Louboutin New York sample sale! >> MORE: Christian Louboutin ‘It’s been a real…

    Published on June 25, 2012
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  • Dita Von Teese & Jean Paul Gaultier at the Dallas Museum of Art

    The elegant, controlled theatricality of Dita Von Teese’s work, lifestyle and sense of dress made for a fitting match as she escorted designer Jean Paul Gaultier to the opening of his retrospective at the Dallas Museum of Art this week. We’re loving her JPG gown with its asymmetrical military inspired bust and haute Parisian dose…

    Published on November 11, 2011
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  • “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier” Comes to Dallas this November

    Besides the now iconic cone bra’s he outfitted Madonna for in the early 90’s, the highly controversial Hasidic-inspired collection for Fall 1993 and the many in-your-face ethnic influenced collections ripe with rigorous tailoring that have followed, fashion’s original enfant terrible, Jean Paul Gaultier, will forever be a designer who’s done much more than that in our books. Long before…

    Published on October 28, 2011
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  • Style Wizz-Philippe Starck and Duravit Create a Museum-Worthy Urinal

    On view at WaterDream: the Art of Bathroom Design, at the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA). Who knew that a loo could be so cool?Well, I do as I have a Phillipe Starck toilet in two of our bathrooms in New York.But a urinal, and one that's museum worthy too?Through September 17, Duravit and Starck…

    Published on August 26, 2011
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  • Another Must-See Costume Exhibition- Madame Gres Exhibit at Mus

    That Grecian draped dress that you love was probably inspired by Mme. Gres! Most eyes may be on the Alexander McQueen retrospective in New York, but don't miss this exhibition from one of the masters in fabric draping.If I could only have just one vintage couture piece, something from Madame Gres would be on my…

    Published on May 12, 2011
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  • Alexander McQueen Retrospective Pulls Out All The Fashion Stops

    Alexander McQueen must be smiling down on us.Just last week his eponymous label became a household name for non-fashionistas when Kate Middleton walked down the Royal Wedding aisle wearing a Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown and changed into a second McQueen dress by for the reception.Then there are the rest of who have been…

    Published on May 03, 2011
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  • House of Dior Homage Exhibition for Paris Fashion Week

    Retail Remedy: Le Bon Marché in Paris showcases the Eternellement Dior We know how much Richard Nahem loves the Paris that he shares in his walking tours, and he will be tipping FocusOnStyle during Paris Fashion Week. Designer John Galliano has been certainly in the news this week for his rather horrific alleged comments caught…

    Published on March 03, 2011
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  • The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels, Timeless Iconic Design on Display

    The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels, Timeless Iconic Design on Display. Must See: “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels” at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. For more then century, the remarkable history of Van Cleef & Arpels has been intertwined with the lives of many of the greatest personalities…

    Published on February 18, 2011
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