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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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  • Christmas Windows- Bergdorf Goodman’s “Carnival of Animals” is high on dramatic elegance

    Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Windows

    From an institution like Bergdorf Goodman you can always expect spectacular holiday windows season after season and 2011’s series of intricate vignettes once again has as us in awe. David Hoey and his team dedicated the past two years to planning, building, perfecting, and collecting antiques for their latest artisanal masterpiece The Carnival of Animals. Each window features a specific material that depicts exotic animals and boasts custom pieces and creations from artists and designers from the likes of Sergio Bustamante, Naeem Khan, Brett Windham and more. MORE: Holiday Windows MORE:…

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  • NY Christmas Windows- Sak’s Fifth Avenue Frothy Fabulousness

    Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday 2011

     Snowflakes and bubbles and gorgeous clothes with a giant Yeti whose footprints also appear inside the store. MORE: Holiday The theme for this year’s whimsical yet elegant holiday windows at Sak’s is Land of the Bubblemakers. Based on “Who Makes The Snow,” a children’s tale by Naresh Ramchandani of the firm Pentagram who also conceived the window’s concept.  SHOP: But the real star of the Christmas display is the 3-D holiday window projection that veils the storefront and captures the attention of…

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  • HALLOWEEN DOG COSTUMES at The 21st Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

    The 21st Annual Tomkins Square Dog Parade

    FocusOnStyle is going to the dogs today and we love it! >> Try some ready made Pet Costumes You all know that we’re suckers for a pooch in a good costume around here, so without further adieu…. we bring you 500 dogs, 3,000 spectators, and a wild and wooly time for all, with some of our faves from the 21st Annual Tompkins Square Dog Parade this weekend.  More dogs in halloween costumes, ’cause we know you love it too!  [nggallery id=31]

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  • Halloween Dog Costumes Are As Wild, Wooly, And Fantastic As Ever


    You know that there is nothing we love more around here than a good dog costume and a fab parade and contest to show them off. It's that time of year again when New Yorkers put their best bark on and go a little experimental and zany in the name of their best friend.>> Try some ready made Pet CostumesThis weekend, the 20th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in support of the First Run dog park in the East…

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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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  • David Elfin Spring 2011 Fashion Show, New York and Madrid is Crisp, Clean and Modern


    Davidelfin cuts a mean pattern…And sticks to his guns too! The Spanish designer who shows both at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York and then at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week is true to his architectural and somewhat austere design aesthetic. Davidelfin’s fine modern classic tailoring is best appreciated up close.Particularly in New York, where floaty fabrics and sandy colors reigned supreme, the Davidelfin spring collection was a jolt in the arm for the woman who just wanted to stick to her…

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  • Anna Sui – Spring 2011 Fashion Show. Fun, Feminine and Bohemian Joy


    Runway Review: The Anna Sui woman is a frisky pioneer chick by way of the late 1960’s, all wrapped up in a very modern package! It’s home on a VERY fashionable range for Anna Sui… Twenty years of Anna Sui and it will always be dreamy in my book! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York went to the countryside for this show of pretty pioneer girls circa 1969 making daisy chains and playing the tambourine! Flirty dresses in mixed prints with…

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  • Makage Spring 2011 Fashion Week Presentation for a Sleek, Sexy, and Confident Woman


    Runway Review: Something for everyone in this line and I think certain pieces are very wearable no matter what your age A sleek, sexy, confident and practical woman is who will be strutting around in Mackage next Spring 2011. Mackage – Spring 2011 The Mackage presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was calling out to all ages of smokin’ city gals wanting to play up their attitude and stand out in a remarkable, but not extreme, manner. >> MORE: Fashion Shows…

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  • Odd Molly- Spring 2011 Fashion Show for Sexy and Sweet Boudoir Femininity


    Runway Review: The sexy and sweet boudoir look is so fun for spring, and especially in these soft champagne and rose colors Playing up the feminine side of dressing has been a key feature at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and the young line Odd Molly certainly wasn’t going to take a backseat in that department. Odd Molly – Spring 2011 Fashion Show I will never look down on a girly line, but there is an extreme that Odd Molly hovers on…

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