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  • Bouchra Jarrar F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Bouchra Jarrar Fall 2012

    Since leaving Balenciaga Bouchra Jarrar has made a name for herself amidst Paris mega labels with collections rife with chic tailoring and graphic cuts that stand on their own. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw the designer attempting to fill in the blanks of a working woman’s wardrobe with elegant suiting options with crisp, unadorned surfaces that make them sure to become closet constants for seasons to come. No tricks, no timely gimmicks, just straight forward, masterfully cut pieces […]

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  • See by Chloe F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    See by Chloe Fall 2012

    Although See by Chloe has remained a quiet yet increasingly salable & lucrative secondary line to high-end French go-to label Chloe, it comes as somewhat of a welcome surprise to see the offshoot finally make it’s runway debut after ten years in business. And while other respective labels like Marc by Marc Jacobs have been garnering rave runway reviews over the last decade, it seems as though larger European houses have been reticent to shine a light on their often more […]

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  • Top Trends from Paris Fall/Winter 2012 Menswear

    Dries Van Noten F/W 2012 Man

    Dries Van Noten While it’s true that menswear has only so much room to change each season, there was still a refreshing assortment of new ideas for Fall 2012 -here’s a look at some top trends that caught our eye in Paris. >>More Mens: Fashion Reviews & Runway Highlights Turtlenecks- Carven SHOP: MEN’S STYLE GUIDE TO EVERYDAY CHIC While the Carven man has always been a tad on the nerdy side i.e pocket protectors, practical winter-ready turtlenecks made a comeback […]

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  • Giorgio Armani Prive- Haute Couture Spring 12

    Giorgio Armani Prive sp12

    GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE Haute Couture Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Spring / Summer 2012 Paris Couture Fashion Week >> More on Giorgio Armani Prive >> More featuring the Armani brand Complete Couture: S/S 2012 MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  In their words… GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE’ Spring/Summer Collection 2012 METAMORPHOSIS Nature’s gift to itself. An irresistible transformation into something new and surprising, with garments that reveal an unexpected sensuality. Unusual colours like chartreuse yellow, underlying thread that runs through the entire collection, are also used […]

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  • In the Details- Fall 2012 Menswear Moments You Shouldn’t Miss from Paris

    Christian Dior Homme F/W 2012

    Even though Spring 2012 hasn’t hit stores yet, take notes from the recent men’s shows in Paris while shopping this season to get ahead of the game… With all the fashion that’s been coming at us at an unforgiving speed as of late, from Pre-Fall to Couture to the recent men’s shows, there’s plenty to be inspired from when considering sartorial shifts. Here’s a look at some of our favorite details not to be missed from Men’s Fall 2012 in […]

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  • Best of Paris Menswear Fall/Winter 2012

    Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2012

    While we are knee-deep in fashion mania with shows coming at us in all directions from Pre-Fall to Couture to Menswear, there’s still plenty to be inspired by when looking at the latest men’s collections for Fall/Winter 2012. We’ve compiled a list of our top three shows to keep you up-to-date on all that’s new ahead from Paris. >>More Mens: Fashion Reviews & Runway Highlights Yves Saint Laurent (and above) – Luxe leather made for one of the season’s biggest stories […]

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  • Fashion Your Home Style- Lanvin’s Collectible Figurines Are on Our Most Wanted List

    Lanvin Figurines

    For the woman who has everything come these highly covetable hand painted figurines from Lanvin that feature the house’s playful take on French glamour and are certain to add an achingly chic, decadent sense of flair to any room. MORE: Home Style posts and shop for pretty home accents Who needs Lladro when you can score such a distinctive, cool and decadent piece for your curio, desk or boudoir? -Naveed Hussain Want something a bit more simple & colored  glass is […]

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  • Beat Winter Blahs With the Colors of Summer in Provence

    Handmade espadrilles in the Market in Eygalieres

    Summer in Provence: Dreams are made of this. At the hump of the new year and with the let down of holiday hoopla and the start of winter dreariness, we are all ready for the next vacation, although most of us cannot break away.  Let us take you to a place of calm and sunniness by way of Richard Nahem‘s  photo gallery of the Market in Eygalieres, Provence, France. This isn’t just an exercise in gorgeous escapism, I WANT YOU TO THINK LIKE […]

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  • “A Quiet American- Ralph Rucci and Paris” -The Movie

    Chado Ralph Rucci

    For four years C.S Leigh followed America’s closest designer to a true couturier, Ralph Rucci, for his upcoming documentary film  A Quiet American: Ralph Rucci & Paris that’s set to debut during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2012. MORE: Ralph Rucci The film focuses on Rucci’s employment and relationship with haute couture artisans and technicians and follows him through the laborious development of creating seven cycles of collections and allows viewers an expansive view of what goes into each season. It also boasts a fashion-star-studded […]

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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Hermes

    Hermes Paris Holiday Windows

    Hermés never fails to serve up luxurious decadence in their holiday windows and this year is no exception. From gold metallic boxing gloves, to an ostrich motorcycle helmet, to a lavender colored crocodile Kelly bag, to a sliver fox and shearling cape, the windows are pure fantasy along with the price tags. MORE: Holiday  Leila Menchari the genius window designer, celebrates her fiftieth year working for Hermés and is still pulling out all the stops in creating the fabulous windows. — […]

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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps ‘Dream of Escape’ has a little Karl doll!

    A little animated Karl doll!

    The Printemps Christmas windows in Paris have  F-A-S-H-I-O-N on the mind. Holiday cheer is spread not through Santa and his team of gifty elves, but with a little munchkin-cute Karl Lagerfeld doll leading the Chanel team of fabulousness.  Take a look… –S.H. MORE: Holiday  This year the Christmas windows at Printemps, titled Noel Reves d’Evasion (Dreams of Escape), is much ado about Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel. Four windows have Chanel backgrounds from Moscow, Los Angeles, Moscow, and Tokyo with clever […]

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  • French Chic Christmas Tree Inspiration- from Mary channeling Lady Gaga to Stella McCartney yarn tales

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    Christmas in Paris: Les Sapins de Noel des CréateursWho doesn’t need a little edgy style boost for their holiday tree? And why not make it a very French chic designer one at that? Richard Nahem takes on a visual tour of some very Parisian inspired Christmas trees for a bit of design inspiration and to benefit a very charitable cause . –S.H. SEE: Holiday Windows It’s that time of the year again, tis’ the season, HO-HO-HO, and all that to focus on the […]

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