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  • Best Men’s Coats From Milan Fall/Winter 2012

    Roberto Cavalli Fall 2012

    Roberto Cavalli Just in time for the current season’s winter chill comes a bevy of inspirational finds from the best men’s shows from Milan for 2012 to take a cue from when looking for fresh outerwear ideas. From Roberto Cavalli’s contrast pea-coat (above) to heritage-minded finery, there’s something for everyone to keep in mind when shopping for that perfect coat. Burberry  Burberry’s color-blocked puffer may keep you warm, but its rich mix of colors offers a fresh alternative to drab…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Actress Cate Blanchett radiated a confident sense of easy glamour in black sculptural Givenchy while in Geneva this week at the IWC Top Gun Gala and made a case for one of fashion’s eternally-chic trends as of late –the peplum. >>More on how to: Get Peplums Right Although her L-B-D has a rather complex pattern she managed to work in a chunky gold bracelet to give the eye something else to focus on while not distracting from the beauty of…

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  • Beautiful Fall- Valentino Fall 2012 Menswear

    Valentino Fall Men 2012

    It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the direction Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have taken Valentino since taking the helm of the storied house a few years ago and their latest outing for Fall 2012 men’s wear was another remarkable achievement of masterful tailoring updated with a subtle sense of subversion. While the base of the collection was a dashing yet familiar classic suit, collared shirt and tie, jackets and outerwear were updated in sculpted cocoon shapes…

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  • In the Details- Spring 2012s Best Ideas You Shouldn’t Miss

    Since it can be challenging to not only remember what we’ve seen, and getting a second chance to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss. Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Spring 2012 shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50′s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rochas (above) At Rochas, calculated retro sensibilities go…

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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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  • In The Bag- Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp

    Mary Katrantzou x Longchamp

    Over the past few years London based designer Mary Katrantzou has made quite a name for herself with collections that boast signature out-of-this-world collaged prints and could be considered a harbinger of the digital print craze that has had designers of all types trying to out-do each other with the never-before-seen. Starting Jan. 23rd fans of Katrantzou’s namesake collection and her witty use of vivid prints will now be able to get their hands on something a bit more practical…

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  • Highlights from the Best of Pre-Fall 2012, Celine, Givenchy and more

    Givenchy Pre-Fall 2012

    By the looks of the collections we’ve seen so far from some of our favorite go-to labels, Pre-Fall seems to be about a continuation of key-trends and trademarks with a fresh, indulgent spin. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Here’s a quick look at some of our favorite HIGH F-A-S-H-I-O-N highlights from the season so far…there’s more to come as we look at the best of the season next week. Givenchy (above). Celine- Phoebe Philo added some refined tweaks to her repertoire and…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Michelle Williams in Jason Wu

    Michelle Williams Jason Wu Peplum

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A modern take on feminine style Michelle Williams recently made a sophisticated ladylike statement on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in an elegant Jason Wu black & ivory ensemble that boasted a prim peplum and decadent embroidery and made a case for the demure, figure flattering power of one of the season’s top trends: the peplum. Topped off with a girlish pixie cut, Williams makes a striking argument on the updated retro-minded appeal of…

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  • Vogue Italia’s Fierce QVC Video Spoof

    Vogue Italia QVC

    Growing up addicted to fashion and the haute bourgeois campiness of the endless sales pitches of HSN & QVC t.v hosts, Steven Meisel’s recent editorial for Vogue Italia makes for a remarkably gorgeous spoof of the at home shopping networks featuring major looks from all of the best collections of the season. And while those networks have come along way since yesteryear, there’s no denying how refreshingly cool and inventive this latest outing from Meisel is. Enjoy the short video…

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  • First Look- Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012 Ad Campaign

    Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012

    In a nod to the iconic images Richard Avedon shot for Gianni Versace throughout the 80’s & 90’s, Steven Meisel’s latest campaign for Spring 2012 features Naomi Campbell, Karen Elson, Kristen McMenamy and Daphne Groeneveldare striking glamorous Amazonian poses set against a simple backdrop. Together they embody an evocative state of strength and modernity and bring Cavalli’s heady vision to life in a series of sensual portraits full of movement and charisma. -Naveed Hussain

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  • First Look- Emporio Armani Spring 2012 Ad Campaign


    Photographed by Alasdair McLellan, Emporio Armani’s latest campaign for S/S 2012 features a trio of models on the streets of Hong Kong in the label’s graphic, minimal separates under the creative control of Giorgio Armani. Shot in signature black & white, the campaign serves as a visually stimulating reminder of just how easy to wear and classic Mr. Armani’s sartorial vision is. Each look, from the men’s ombre contrast cardigan to the women’s updated boater, could work on just about…

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  • Mastering Winter Dressing- Take the Bulk Out of Layering

    Multi- weight, toasty warm alpaca sweater from Ann Demeulemeester

    Just as the season’s cold wintery weather is just starting to take hold we’ve compiled a shortlist of slimming layering tricks and smart finds that should keep you warm without changing your proportions or adding unwanted bulk. After all, who wants to go about their everyday while concealing themselves in pieces that add unnecessary weight to one’s look? Even though it’s cold out, there’s no need to swath yourself in visually fattening garb when innovative technology and a set of savvy notes to take…

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