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  • Adventures in Extremes: Loafers, is it Prada at a fraction of the price?


    Loafers are not for the sheer hose set any more! But then again, sheer hose has made a recent come back thanks to Kate Middleton. >>DON’T MISS: Shoe Shopping Guides The loafer, from high-heeled to flat, is fast becoming a wardrobe must-have as they hit upon a more refined look while being completely comfortable. And it’s hard not to become infatuated with this pair of Prada Classic Leopard Loafers. Although pricey at $795, they make for a shoe that we bet you would…

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

    Burberry Fall 2012

    Even though Spring 2012 hasn’t hit stores yet, take notes from the recent men’s shows while shopping this season to get ahead of the game… With season’s now piling up on top of season’s, there’s too much fashion out there to take note from when considering what’s next for the times ahead. Keeping that in mind we’ve culled a quick list of some of our top not-to-be-missed moments from the Men’s Fall 2012 shows in Milan recently like Burberry’s decadent…

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  • Top Trends from Milan Fall/Winter 2012 Menswear

    Jil Sander Fall 2012

    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 Milan. Animal Novelty Prints- Andrea Pompilio Burberry Animal print motifs have been popping up in some of the best women’s collections recently so it comes as no surprise that they crept their way into the men’s shows this season in a myriad…

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  • Best of Milan Menswear Fall/Winter 2012

    Prada Fall 2012

    After a few season’s on the lull, Milan was back on track with a season full of covetable collections that are sure to get your man inspired to re-tool his wardrobe come Fall 2012. We’ve compiled a list of our top three shows to keep you up-to-date on all that’s new ahead from Milan. >>More Mens: Fashion Reviews & Runway Highlights Prada- Leave it Miuccia Prada to combine the machismo of vaguely 30’s and 40’s German/Austrian military lifestyle notes with…

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES BEAUTY- How to get Zoey Dechanel’s 60’s inspired makeup


    Red Carpet Beauty Review: Dolly Girl pretty makeup It’s hard not to love the one-of-a-kind Prada embellished gown with emerald bodice. After all, it totally compliments the one-of-a-kind style of its wearer. Zoey Dechanel beats to her own quirky fashion drum, and that’s what we love about her, right down to her kooky “tuxedo” nails. No natural makeup needed, but a quirky, pretty doll look mastered by Rimmel of London makeup artist Jorgee. MORE: GOLDEN GLOBES 2012 The broadcast isn’t over but…

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  • In the Details- Spring 2012s Best Ideas You Shouldn’t Miss

    Since it can be challenging to not only remember what we’ve seen, and getting a second chance to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss. Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Spring 2012 shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50′s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rochas (above) At Rochas, calculated retro sensibilities go…

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  • The Top 10 Fashion Moments of 2011- The Year In Review

    Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2011

    While fashion’s come & go, they do serve as a sign of the times we live in and work as a time capsule of sorts full of memories, moments and merriment. Looking back at the sartorial world of 2011, what comes to mind may be the abundance of too much too fast (so much fashion, so many news outlets, too many designers) -that’s why we’ve complied a shortlist of the good, the bad and the boring. From Missoni madness to celebrating fallen…

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  • First Look- Spring 2012 Fashion Ad Campaigns

    Givenchy Spring 2012 Ad

    While designer collections make their runway debuts months before they hit sales floors, it’s not usually until we see the ads circulate that we get a clue to the bigger picture behind the season’s story and along with that a dynamic dose of dreamy inspiration. And judging by the Spring 2012 ads that have hit the web so far, it’s clear that many of our favorite designers went in several directions- there’s no clear-cut set of trends, instead it’s a come…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Snakeskin

    With head-to-toe prints now de riguer on runways around the world it’s time to cozy up to one of our favorite fall prints and fabrications as the alluring, graphic and even sexy use of snake & python we saw for Fall 2011 felt undeniably fresh. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Use them to add texture to all of your favorite fall looks while keeping up with the trends…here’s a look at how to pull it off. Prada (and above) Miuccia Prada used python…

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  • Best of Milan Fashion Week- D&G, Jil Sander, Moschino, Prada – Spring 2012


    As per usual, from New York collections one can expect pragmatic sportswear(the kind that doesn’t often reinvent the wheel, maybe just spins it), from London one can expect out-of-this-world, well executed propositions and from Milan; riotous colors, bold adornments and brilliant uses of technological advancements in fabrications. And with that being said, Milanese designers did not disappoint. We saw a large variety of finessed, retro-inspired options full of energy, enticing plays on print and a generous dose of giddy sex…

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  • Fashion Inspiration From Film- Miu Miu Fall 2011 Channels Hitchcock


    A little something I noticed… While many designers past & present have taken inspiration from the seminal films of Alfred Hitchcock including Alexander McQueen and his blockbuster tribute to Tippi Hedren in ‘The Birds‘ for Fall 2005, one of us was thrilled to catch Miuccia Prada’s probable inspirations for Fall 2011 in another Hitchcock film, ‘Shadow of a Doubt.‘ Miu Miu fall 2011 Her wonderous ode to 40’s on-screen broad-shouldered glamour was quite evident on the runway for Fall and…

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