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  • Best of Paris Fashion Week- Fall 2011 from Balenciaga, Chloe, Miu Miu, Rick Owens, Carven

    Balenciaga Fall 2011

    Best of Paris Fashion Week- Fall 2011. Runway Review Snippets: Our top 5 from Paris are Balenciaga, Chloe, Miu Miu, Rick Owens, Carven. Paris Fashion Week, as always is the most directional of cities when it comes to silhouettes and attitudes.This season, without exception, the Parisian runways offers a dramatic shift in form to a more oversized, almost cocoon shape and many with strong exaggerated shoulders. A shape that is strikingly visual on the runway and may need some modifying…

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  • Best of Milan Fashion Week- Fall 2011


    Runway Review Snippets: Prada, Jil Sander, Missoni are my top 3 shows A quick little baci from Milan Fashion Week… Leave it to Milan to amp up Fall 2011 with a series of forward thinking outings that were as full of nuanced personality as they were of wearable ideas. Here’s a quick look some of my favorites, destined to inspire wardrobe additions and style inspirations. –Naveed Hussain >> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway Reviews     Prada An intoxicating mix…

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  • Best of Haute Couture Spring 2011


    Runway Review: Paris Couture Fashion Week Givenchy, Bouchra Jarra, Valentino I don’t if it’s because of the mass appeal of Juicy Couture or simply the way its meaning evolves as it filters into mainstream vernacular, but "haute couture" although commonly perceived as a custom item of clothing of any sort or price, in actuality is a term protected by law and defined by the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Paris with very specific rights.

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  • Men’s Style- Best of Menswear Fall 2011 Runway, The Avant Gardes


    Runway Review: Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Alexander McQueen, Marni, Miharayasuhiro.When it comes to men’s style, there are two schools on the runway- the classics and the risk takers.We’ve shown you some of my favorite mens fashion shows from Europe from John Varvatos (the personal favorite for my hubby) , Louis Vuitton, Burberry Prorsum, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, and even some super funk by way of Lady Gaga at Mugler.Then, there are the fashion risk takers. The men’s fashion that…

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  • Most Stylish Blogger Award and 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Me


    Award Season Starts Early Thanks to Jewels from the Roving Stove . Plus, my picks for The Most Stylish Bloggers!Thank you, thank you to the gorgeous and talented Julie Anne Rhodes, aka Jewels from The Roving Stove for the Most Stylish Blogger Nomination!I'm more than flattered to get the thumbs up for constantly amusing you with the Impromptu Madness videos that Brad Boles and I have so much fun working on. If we had our own TV talk show (hint,…

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  • All About Boots and Brazilians Too- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 23


    Boots, Boots, Boots so many styles and how to get it right for you! What style boots to wear with what and what boots not to wear… plus, how did they ever get on the topic of Brazilians? Who knows. But Sharon Haver & Brad Boles are at it again and in this ridiculously hilarious video episode of Impromptu Madness, they talk boot styling tips and what happens when you over mow the lawn, so to speak. Boots, all the…

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  • Paris Fashion Week Spring 2011, Spring’s BonBon That One Must Savor


    Runway Review: The Best of Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2011 from Celine, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Rochas, Carven. We’re always amazed at the way a French woman savors a bonbon… like a special treat that you want to linger and thoughtfully and slowly digest on your palette. That’s exactly how we feel about Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2011.Some of the most divine pieces were shown during fashion week in that we had to savor them before we could…

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  • New York, New York Spring 11 Fashion Week So Nice That We’ll Cover it Twice


    Naveed Hussain is circling Fashion Week around the globe and takes a step back to reflect on more from New York, particularly with some of the hottest designers for all the pretty young things and those with fresh look.– S.H.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsCynthia Steffe Cynthia Steffe, the younger girl’s go-to budget friendly alternative, was on track for Spring 2011 with a collection that was chalk full of effervescent color, and clean, uncomplicated sportswear that felt right on…

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  • Fashion Week Roundup- Best of Milan, Spring 2011


    Naveed Hussain is taking Milan in to consideration and here are some of his thoughts on the brightest and boldest in Italian fashion for spring 2011. –S.H.From Milan, don’t expect studies on conservative minimalism, yet relish in the talent of some of the city’s major talents & their bravado when it comes to going for the bold.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsFor Spring/Summer 2011, striking colorways & prints, intellectual takes on femininity and superior craftsmanship made for an alluring…

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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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  • Fashion Week Roundup- Best of New York, Spring 2011

    Marc Jacobs Spring 2011

    Naveed Hussain has been taking a breathe and pondering New York Fashion Week- not as piece by piece show, but what stood out above the NYFW fray and complexities of the week. — S.H.We’ve been doing a lot of whining at the pace and scale of fashion in this day and age of globalism and an unsteady economy.Fashion today has become a world-wide beast, it’s everywhere, and isn’t that a good thing? Shouldn’t this mean we are all sitting at…

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    Sharon Haver Brad Boles Sharon Haver & Brad Boles Naveed Hussain Alix Kivlin Richard Nahem Frank Lipman FocusOnStyle Team Gad Cohen Brigitte Bigeard Julie Anne Rhodes Roland Levin Eyola Tinko Czetwertynski Marie Leggette Michalis Christodoulou Jackie Silver Elizabeth Quintanilla Kirsty Armstrong Gentry Lane Ethan Imboden Sharon Daniels Jenia Molnar Max Ryan Constantin Bjerke La Mom Paris Hege Kristine Horgen Fran Harris MJ, The Makeup Junkie Rukiya Jeffers Toni Brown Aimee Raupp  

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