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  • House of Dior Homage Exhibition for Paris Fashion Week

    Retail Remedy: Le Bon Marché in Paris showcases the Eternellement Dior We know how much Richard Nahem loves the Paris that he shares in his walking tours, and he will be tipping FocusOnStyle during Paris Fashion Week. Designer John Galliano has been certainly in the news this week for his rather horrific alleged comments caught…

    Published on March 03, 2011
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  • Nanette Lepore Fall 2011 Runway Review

      New York Fashion Week Highlight: All the prints were oversize but still so delicate and evoking the callings of Art Nouveau, any true girl will love to wear them. More from New York Fashion Week…A pure and refreshing tone was set with Nanette Lepore’s Fall 2011 collection of airy pieces, complimented with chunky knits,…

    Published on February 22, 2011
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  • Anna Sui Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Lively & wearable- you couldn’t have more sweet fun dressing up! Anna Sui has a great ability to always channel a 60’s hippie vibe along with a 60’s rock vibe and a bit of country thrown in for the good girls.   Her Fall 2011 collection didn’t disappoint in any of these…

    Published on February 19, 2011
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  • Betsey Johnson Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Fashion is nonsense and should be fun and exercised with creativity and joy. Betsey gets that right year after year. If you can see a fashion show, this is hands down the one to get into. Betsey Johnson is a performance piece, not just fashion. And not just the Fall…

    Published on February 19, 2011
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  • L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: If you don’t want to cross trends, Gwen Stefani makes sure there’s at least there’s a little something for every city treading girl Gwen Stefani is going to give Betsey Johnson a run for her money as far as fashion performances go.   Because the Fall 2011 collection, which was the final show for Mercedes…

    Published on February 18, 2011
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  • Michael Kors Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Every look was jaw-droppingly gorgeous, and every look conveyed the essence of the luxe jet-setter lifestyle to which he caters in complete perfection. It’s borderline impossible to ever say that a Michael Kors collection isn’t just stunning. After seeing this Fall 2011 collection it is actually impossible. Because every look…

    Published on February 18, 2011
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  • Best of Haute Couture Spring 2011

    Runway Review: Paris Couture Fashion Week Givenchy, Bouchra Jarra, Valentino I don’t if it’s because of the mass appeal of Juicy Couture or simply the way its meaning evolves as it filters into mainstream vernacular, but "haute couture" although commonly perceived as a custom item of clothing of any sort or price, in actuality is…

    Published on January 28, 2011
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  • New Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury

    Left Bank Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury. Retail Remedy: Is it possible to outdo a classic? Hermés on the rue St. Honoré is my favorite luxury store in Paris. Hermés opened a new shop on the Left Bank in December, and it is a stunner.They have lightened their approach with an airy,…

    Published on January 27, 2011
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  • Men’s Style- Best of Menswear Fall 2011 Runway, The Avant Gardes

    Runway Review: Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Alexander McQueen, Marni, Miharayasuhiro.When it comes to men’s style, there are two schools on the runway- the classics and the risk takers.We’ve shown you some of my favorite mens fashion shows from Europe from John Varvatos (the personal favorite for my hubby) , Louis Vuitton, Burberry Prorsum, Emporio…

    Published on January 26, 2011
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  • Watch Lady Gaga’s New Song Video Previewed at the House of Mugler Fashion Show

    Anatomy of Change: Lady Gaga's New Song Released In Short Film for House of Mugler during Paris Men's Fashion WeekPerfect bedfellows! There's been some fashion shuffling that is the start a very interesting Lady Gaga mashup.Nicola Formichetti, the personal stylist and costumer to La Gaga is now the creative director for the House of Mugler.Following…

    Published on January 20, 2011
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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Chanel and Lanvin Holiday Displays

    Christmas Windows Paris- Chanel and Lanvin Holiday Displays. Retail Remedy: Rag dolls & dogs make for whimsy rather than traditional holiday window displays. Not so traditional Christmas, c'est si bon! There's nothing that I love more on my walking tours of Paris than to spot the unexpected, especially during the holiday season. Take these whimsical…

    Published on December 22, 2010
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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps Loves Lanvin and Alber Elbaz for Holiday

    Retail Remedy: Everybody loves Lanvin! Can Alber Elbaz do no wrong? Window shop these Paris holiday windows and see… Noel au Chateau where Mr & Mrs Lanvin once lived is the theme of this year’s haute Paris Christmas windows…The windows at Printemps are delightfully enchanting this year. Alber Elbaz, head designer for Lanvin, was chosen…

    Published on December 14, 2010
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  • Paris Chic Bicycles Are Rather Fun and Utalitarian

    Somehow we would like to believe that the bikes in Paris are rather tzujed up glam affairs.But, no. More often than not, Parisians go for practicality rather than preciousness when it comes to getting around the city– always with a dash of French chic style, of course! Richard Nahem, observes…I recently started taking photos of…

    Published on November 09, 2010
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