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  • Chris Benz Fall 2012 Runway Review

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    Runway Review: From New York’s unparalleled color fanatic Chris Benz comes a collection fit for a dolly girl with a little Eliza Doolittle thrown in for extra character. Chris Benz’ latest outing sees the designer forgoing his dialogue with 70’s Americana done up in a myriad of bold hues and vivid prints for something a little more retro, slightly disheveled and wickedly off-kilter for a collection that’s certainly not to be confused with any other American designer. Sure, there were…

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  • Yigal Azrouel Fall 2012 Runway Review

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    Runway Review: From a man who rose to fame designing body-con dresses for the party girl set comes an outing full of right-on, more subtle fashion perfect for the times. Over the past few season’s Yigal Azrouel has made a name for himself by loosely interpreting Europe’s top trends in a way that speaks to New York Fashion Week’s more reality-minded, sportswear oriented DNA and has continued to make them his own by steering clear of being too trend driven….

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  • Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Runway Review & Fashion Show Photos

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    Runway Review: Tracy Reese gives us a colorful fall 2012 collection that balances strength with femininity with her use of punchy colors, large tropical prints, sturdy fabrics paired with draped silk, and silhouettes that accentuate the female shape. It’s refreshing to see a fall collection that isn’t dark and dreary, instead the saturated oranges, purples, aquas and yellows put a sunny spin on the cold months of the season. This line had some of the most wearable, flattering peplum shapes I have…

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  • Yes,There Is Runway Hair That’s Easy To Get On Your Own! Try The Tousled Bed Head from Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012

    Frederic Fekkai Lead Stylist, Paul Hanlon Created a Tousled Bed Head Look For Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012 Fashion Week Runway Show

    Backstage Beauty Notes: Long and purposefully messy hair may seem like a no-brainer to style, but that’s not always the case. It takes a degree of styling finesse to look effortlessly undone and chic rather than unkempt. Take a backstage beauty cue from Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012 Fashion Week Runway Show to try a look that may appear confidently easy by using the right amount of hair products. SHOP: Frederic Fekkai hair products The Look:  Tousled Bed Head Look for the Joseph…

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  • Rebecca Taylor Fall 2012 Runway Recap

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    Runway Review: The urban girl with a rocker sensibility will feel right at home with this collection that emphasizes rich tactile fabrications that play off more than black. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Classic silhouettes such as bomber jackets, shirt dresses, moto jackets and even what could be a Saville Road herringbone get a cool and downtown vibe at the hands of Rebecca Taylor. Expertly cut loose layers and the de rigueur peplum, all look fresh and lively, particularly when in a…

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  • Mara Hoffman Fall 2012 Runway Recap

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    Runway Review: If you lust for prints with edge, Mara Hoffman stayed true to her roots. Mara Hoffman, known for her uniquely rich prints that always manage to not wear the wearer, kept her fans happy with a foray into deep and rich patterns in her fall / winter 2012 “South American Shaman Cowboys” themed collection. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Prints include Tassles, Magic Carpet, Stars, Meteorite, and Kilim with some added layers of intricate beading or leather appliqués. Looking closely, you…

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  • Herve Leger Fall 2012 Runway Review and Photos

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    Runway Review: If you want a truly sexy LBD, you have come to the right designer. Sexy. Bondage. Need I say more about the Fall 2012 collection from Herve Leger?! There is not a chance, with all the leather straps, anatomical seaming, and skin-tight dense knits, that a woman can wear one of these slammin’ dresses and NOT exude supreme sexiness. No way. This is the most bodycon one can get; besides the perfect fit there are cut-outs, cinched waists,…

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  • Charlotte Ronson Fall 2012 Runway Review and Photos

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    Runway Review: Asymmetrical hems, oversize honeycomb stitches and graphic fair isles are must-haves, along with gotta-get sweaters. The Charlotte Ronson Fall 2012 show had me already yearning for chilly autumn’s return when it’s yet to be spring! A soft, warm palette painted itself on cozy intarsia and cable sweaters, tightly fit leather, light weight georgette, and thick jacquards. The looks were completed and well-balanced with soft purple eye shadow and pouty geranium lips. Every sweater in this collection is going to…

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  • Nicholas K Fall 2012 Runway Review & Photos

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    Runway Review: Heritage prairie inspiration with a dose of edge– and some of the best outerwear around. Fall 2013 from Nicholas K. takes you to the wild west prairie days, roughed up with an ample amount of dark edginess to boot, and a dose of old-school 90’s heroin chic played up with goth-ish hair dye. Sometimes a bit frightening! But not too terrifying, because the fabrications were flowy, easily draped on the body, and layered under soft furs and supple leathers…

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  • BCBG Max Azria Fall 2012- Runway Review / Photos

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    Season after season BCBG stays true to it’s many signatures with consistent color blocking and banding, fabric manipulation in the form of pleats and folding, luxe, draped fabrics and an array of neutrals punched up with panels of bright color. And while Fall 2012 didn’t steer far from that formula, it still had a delightful freshness about it! >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS The long skirts with sheer pleated panels and horizontal bands of color were major items of the collection….

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  • You’re ALL invited to the (fashion) show! Well, to watch 30 #NYFW runways live stream on Youtube

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    Did you ever have the urge to see what it feels like to be front row at a New York Fashion Week show? Well, you don’t even need to be in the industry or pretend to be a VIB (Very Important Blogger), because fashion week is becoming democratic! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week along with YouTube and Maybelline New York will live stream shows from Lincoln Center to fashion fans, industry peeps not able to schlep to the UWS, and surely copycat…

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  • Best of New York Fashion Week- 3.1 Phillip Lim, Theyskens’ Theory, The Row, Preen- Spring 2012

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    Highlights from some of our favorite shows… MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS 3.1 Phillip Lim In a season where heavy handed prints have been the big story, 3.1 Phillip Lim’s slouchy silks in sublime sorbet colors evoked a sporty ease and worked as a welcome urbane minded palette cleanser with a cool minimal, mellow edge. Taking a cue from sportif elements like track style vented pants made unexpected in languid silk, shorts layered over pants and slouchy full legged athletic shorts, the…

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