Last night’s Oscar Best Dressed stunners certainly played by the K.I.S.S. (keep it simple stunning) principle of memorable celebrity style. Sure there were plenty of heavily embellished gowns, beading, draping and opponent fabrications, I’d bet that each of the more ornate gowns were a testament to incredible craftsmanship. But what happens when the dress is fussy, the hair is fussy, makeup is heavy, the wearer gets lost in all the extras and becomes forgettable, particularly on TV where the more […]
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Off the catwalks and on to your inspiration, here’s the Spring 2013 Runway Trend Resource Guide to spruce up your style. Fashion Week (you know that “week” is has really become over a month and globally then some) is designed for the trade and shown way in advance for the buying season. Starting with NEW YORK FASHION WEEK, then hitting LONDON FASHION WEEK, over to MILAN FASHION WEEK, and closing with PARIS FASHION WEEK all the major cities produce more than enough of content. While we show you […]
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 […]
Runway Review: Body conscious, well-tailored and asymmetric dresses with expert seaming and unusual folding and pleating are what really draw my attention to this collection… The fall 2012 Narciso Rodriguez collection was a seamless continuation of what we saw in pre-fall with structured outerwear, oversized and voluminous silhouettes, asymmetrical draping and folding, seaming, and color blocking. Very true to it’s identity, the perfectly tailored, clean line is a home run. The warm chestnut browns and smoky greys were kicked up with saturated […]
A tranny train wreck, a model incubator, what it’s like at Lincoln Center, fashion challenged bloggers, a real life girl make-up advice, and the ever-present “French Chic Look” has hit the New York runways for spring 2011! NYFW Kvetch-A-Thon… Ok we need to talk! I want Bryant Park back! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York at Lincoln Center looks like an efficient airport in a small town, armed with scanners and airport stanchions for miles.
Fall fashion trend predictions for what to expect on the New York runways this weekTrend forecaster Stylesight share fashion predictions.Pre-fall is a pretty good barometer of what will be full-out fashion on the fall runways. Combine that with industry intuitiveness, a bit of fashion prescience, and maybe a crystal ball and you think you have an idea of what designers will be showing on the catwalks.Stylesight’s forecasting experts– yes, we know it is a dream job- have been deep in […]
Narciso Rodriguez Fashion Show Photos- Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York – FW 09
Narciso Rodriguez to the front again…Michelle Obama in Narciso RodriguezHope in modern elegance continues with Michelle Obama’s selection of a gorgeous, simple chic and timeless beige coat and slender skirt ensemble by Narciso Rodriguez for yesterday’s We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial.
Hallelujah, da frump is outta the (White) House…Barack Obama Holds Election Night Gathering In Chicago’s Grant ParkThe Michelle Obama dress: Take that, Carla Bruni. France is not the only country with a First Lady who has some personal style.You wanted change, well you’ve got it! Gone are frozen faces, helmet hairstyles, and sensible suits of the Republican’t do anything original when it comes to fashion administration. Now, you have a First Lady who is as unique in her fashion choices […]