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  • Michael Kors Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Women of a certain age will have no problem finding plenty of modern, sophisticated glamour Another Michael Kors collection exuding American luxury hits the runway; this time it is dressed as fall 2012, and not a single detail of opulence has been overlooked.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  Plush cashmere sweaters, soft brushed wools, sequins, leather, and more fur than you can find backcountry. Fur was a major statement, and not shearling, but long hair furs with shine and…

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  • Everyday Hair With The Right Amount of Attitude at Proenza Schouler

    Proenza Schouler F/W 2012

    Backstage Beauty Notes: For Proenza Schouler’s Fall 2012 outing hair was kept simple and fuss-free for a look that played on each model’s individual style while maintaining the label’s cool cult status with styles that weren’t too polished or precious. The team behind one of New York’s top collections has a few tips for you to keep in mind when going au natural: Inspiration:For stylist Paul Hanlon, less was definitely more when it came to the look of the Proenza…

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  • Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2012 Runway Review


    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…

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  • Custo Barcelona Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Wild yet wearable, Custo sticks to its style roots and remains the collection to push your fashion boundaries The fall 2012 Custo Barcelona collection takes the brand’s iconic textures, psychedelic colors and prints, and one of a kind designs to a new roughed up and tough level. At the same time it comes off as one of the most wearable, wild collections that I can recall. Lots of raw edges, pieced mixed fabrications that appear torn, zippers and…

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  • Marc by Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 Complete Runway Show

    Marc by Marc Jacobs F/W 2012

    Marc by Marc’s latest offering had a clean sensibility about it mixed with the hit master’s signature plays on vintage standbys and references galore that made for a winning outing. Working as a clean slate of propositions that have a universal, foundational appeal that thankfully this time around didn’t veer on the too young or trying too hard to be cool appeal, the collection’s major statement could be considered to be that fuss-free, everyday fashion needn’t be riddled with over…

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  • Naeem Khan Fall 2012 Runway Review

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2012 - Official Coverage - Best Of Runway Day 6

    Runway Review: When you seek an unerring eye for the simplicity of perfect luxury, look no further than Naeem Khan. If there was a world greater and beyond than what a starlet wears on the red carpet, that glamourous world would belong to no other than Naeem Khan. Under the radar for the set that only know of  designer names from what is uttered when a microphone is shoved up to answer the “who are you wearing” question yet savored by…

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  • Affordable Luxury Fashion- Prabal Gurung for ICB, Fall 2012 digital fashion show

    Prabal Gurung for ICB fall 2012 collection

    The Prabal Gurung for ICB collection was presented in a most unique way today through Digital Fashion Shows, a KCD Digital Production, online. Take a look. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS “For this ICB collection the inspiration came from the girl. I would say an inspiring combination of beauty, intelligence and a little sense of humor is what an ICB girl is all about. The continuous factor throughout the whole collection is that I didn’t want to compromise on the quality, I…

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  • Ponytail How-To’s from Tracy Reese Fall 2012

    Tracy Reese F/W 2012

    Backstage Beauty Notes: Update your look with an easy to manage, natural looking ponytail for when you’re on the go or looking for a cool alternative to stick straight hair that’s full of texture and subtle volume. TRESemmé Stylist Jeanie Syfu created a wearable messy ponytail for the Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Fashion Show to mimic the effortless style of the clothing.   Overall Look: Windblown bed-head messy ponytail with side-swept bangs, height at the crown and a matte finish Inspiration: The natural street look…

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  • Moncler Grenoble Fall 2012 Runway Review

    Moncler F/W 2012

    Runway Review: From France’s premiere label for deluxe winter-ready garb comes an exciting show on ice… Held on a balmy winter evening in Central Park’s Wollman Rink with speed skating, synchronized skating, on-ice line dancing, and a children’s choir, Moncler Grenoble’s latest show worked as a glamorous ode to New York City while displaying the label’s knack for making sporty ski-minded coats, pants and knits. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And while there wasn’t much new fashion wise as we all know by…

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  • Reem Acra Fall 2012 Runway Review

    Reem Acra F/W 2012

    Runway Review: Sportswear from Reem Acra? Highly unlikely from this red carpet go-to who seeks to inject high-octane glamor into every look… Never one to be dictated by trends or the ho-hum confines of ‘reality’ dressing, Reem Acra’s latest outing saw the designer’s deft hand at creating decadent party dresses rife with strength and sex appeal work its way into polished separates perfect for days when you need to look your best. Using a strict palette comprising mostly of ebony…

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  • Rachel Roy Fall 2012

    Rachel Roy fw12

    Runway Review: Architecturally balanced pieces in grown-up and sophisticated colors worthy of a woman who achieved a certain sense of acclaim in her life, or just wants to look that way. When it comes to day wear, a presentation, rather than runway show, is best if the clothes are design worthy. It gives you the chance to take pause and savor the details, rather than the flash going by. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rachel Roy understands how to dress a…

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  • Betsey Johnson Runway Review & Backstage Fall 2012

    Betsey Johnson F/W 2012

    What a fun time you’re bound to have at a Betsey Johnson show, and the fall 2012 show was no exception! Whether the clothes cater to your fashion aesthetic or not, the show itself is not one to be missed. On top of the pumping rock music and a colors-of-the-rainbow light show, you have massive scale bold prints, sequins, rhinestones, faux fur, tulle, bright saturated color, pink, pink, pink, and a heavy splash of cheetah. Sounds like a helluva party…

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