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  • Master a Better Braid with How-To’s from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

    Diesel Black Gold Spring 2014

    You Too Can Master a Better Braid in Minutes with How-To’s From New York Fashion Week’s Expert Hair Stylists Whether to off-set a completely urbane collection or to punctuate a remarkably romantic one, Spring 2014 saw brilliant braids on the runways you can try now from the comfort of your own home, with little more than a visit to your local drugstore. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Find inspiration from the Spring Runways and their stylists to Master a Better Braid…

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  • DIY Perfect Ponytail How-To’s from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

    Redken for Victoria Beckham

    DIY Perfect Ponytail How-To’s with Expert Tips to Try Now There’s more than new fashion trends to pay attention to on the runways as a slew of DIY hairstyles with tips from the experts who created them come your way. And as we all know, DIY How-To’s when it comes to hair and beauty are often the most accessible as many of the products used to create new looks can most likely be found in your own bathroom, or at…

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  • On Trend Runway Collections from Spring 2014 New York Fashion Week- Marc by Marc Jacobs, 3.1 Phillip LIm and Thakoon

    Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring 2014

    From Marc by Marc Jacobs, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Thakoon come three On Trend collections to take note of for Spring 2014 And better yet, many of the pieces boast runway worthy appeal at prices that could be considered more attainable… >>DISCOVER: Spring 2014 Style Tips & Advice to Try Now Marc by Marc Jacobs- Known for perfectly stylized vintage inspired offerings, the Marc by Marc Jacobs collection was a glow for Spring with a late disco mix of lurex, metallics…

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  • Age-Appropriate Style Options To Try Now from Spring 2014 New York Fashion Week

    Derek Lam Spring 2014

    While we started our initial Spring 2014 New York Fashion Week with the challenging crop top trend we’ve seen pop up on almost every runway, we thought we’d follow-up with some of the bona fide age-appropriate, and beautifully designed collections also creating abuzz. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS From Derek Lam’s crisp collection of pragmatic American sportswear to The Row’s heady mix of worldly influences to Jil Sander Navy’s pure lines, there’s plenty for the over 30 set to take note…

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  • Runway Nail Trends- What’s new in nail polish from New York Fashion Week

    JINsoon at Tibi - Finished Look on Models (333x500)

    Get IT Now: Runway nail trends from New York Fashion Week Spring 2014.  The latest nail polish colors +  how to get the look with expert application tips from nail gurus. Truth be told, I’m classic when it comes to nail color (nude or red). BUT, I’m a minority when it comes to runway nail trends. Maybe, it’s just my cruddy nails. >>Go Classic: Expert Manicure Tips on Going Nude However,  wherever I look, there’s someone sporting a unique, luxe &…

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  • New York Fashion Week Livestream- #NYFW Spring / Summer 2014 Collections

    New York Fashion Week Livestream

    Front Row For All!  Watch the runway at home with our New York Fashion Week Livestream, right here on FocusOnStyle. Fashion show looks from Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York’s Spring 2014 Collections. EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF runway shows including Rachel Zoe, Carolina Herrera, Vera Wang, Diane Von Furstenberg, BCBG Max Azria, Michael Kors, Monique Lhuillier, Tadashi Shoji, Rebecca Minkoff and Badgley Mischka. >>DON’T MISS: Our Biggest Trend Report Ever: Fall Fashion Trends from the Runway 2013- New York, London, Milan…

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  • New York Holiday Windows- Bergdorf Goodman & Saks

    Bergdorf Goodman

    Retail Remedy: Voilà, our tour of Paris holiday windows is wrapped up and here we have a quick look at some New York elegance by way of Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue The BG Follies of 2012 designed by David Hoey is the theme of Bergdorf Goodman’s holiday windows for 2012. Bergdorf’s windows are always a FocusOnStyle favorite for their whimsical opulence blended with glamorous theatricality. This year was no exception. >> RELATED: Holiday Style and Holiday Dress Tips Entertainment inspiration comes…

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  • When In Rome- Cinecittà Shows Off Classic Italian Cinema At Its Best

    La Dolce Vita (1960) Federico Fellini follows a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome played by Marcello Mastroianni

     I’ve always been fascinated by classic Italian cinema and the genius of Federico Fellini. Who knows how that infatuation plays through the tapestry of my life but through the years, I have visited Rome so many times yet never had the opportunity to tour Cinecittà Studios until this trip. What an enthralling opportunity it is! Particularly since Cinecittà Shows Off! Just standing in the extraordinary Fellini soundstage at Cinecittà, Teatro 5, makes you want to draw on eyeliner, find a black bustier and purr “Marceeeeello,” in…

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  • Age-Appropriate Everyday Chic via Susan Sarandon’s Fierce Oxford Flats

    Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan Sarandon attend Tribeca Talks Directors Series during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  Pretty, polished, and casual at any age. We all get so wrapped up on the fantasy of fabulous sometimes that we tend to forget the simple casual style that most of us wear on a daily basis. For that very reason of  feigning “senior moments” on everyday style does that core easy part of our wardrobe get forgotten, particularly when looking polished, modern and age-appropriate fashion is on the menu.   Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan…

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  • Fashion & style expert Sharon Haver…

    Press Clips & In the News  |  Professional Praise Schedule a Media Interview  or Commercial Booking with fashion & style expert Sharon Haver So, you asked about me? Fashion Stylist.  Syndicated Fashion Advice Columnist.  Fashion & Style Expert.  Editor in Chief.   Web Site Founder.  Shopping Guru. Spokesperson.  Style Aficionado.   Serial Home Design & Renovation Hobbiest.  Wife.  Mom.  Poodle Lover.  Entrepreneur.  Media Personality. Business Boot Strapper.  Style Mentor.  And, then some. Whoosh, that's a lot of titles... Okay, why me?   Sharon Haver, style expert founder & editor...
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  • Holiday In New York- Lord and Taylor Christmas Windows 2011

    "Happy Everything" Lord & Taylor Holiday Window Unveiling

    Retail Remedy: There’s nothing that says  holiday shopping more than the launch of Christmas windows Of all the department holiday windows in New York, Lord & Taylor is a perennial favorite as one of the most classic and heartwarming. This year’s theme being “What is Christmas Made Of?”  The store asked children from Women In Need shelters and local schools to draw what they believe Christmas is made of. The mechanical holiday windows were inspired by their art and feature…

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  • Lisette Model ‘Reflections’

    Artist Lisette Model

    On a recent trawl through Chelsea, New York’s art gallery packed westside neighborhood, came the discovery of Bruce Silverstein Gallery’s “Reflections: The Expressionist Origins of Lisette Model,” an inspiring visual retrospective featuring an edited collection of the late artist’s work. Model’s use of reflective layers to combine cityscapes and civilians candidly shuffling about through New York City during the 40’s offers a romantic, nostalgia inducing and even slightly haunting look at the city that also sheds light on the work of some…

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