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  • It’s time for a modern fashion history lesson! Dior Haute Couture 2014-15


    Go ahead, dream a little with Raf Simons’ latest Dior Haute Couture collection… Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week is a great time to gather ideas & inspiration for the next big event in you and yours friends lives. And with Raf Simons trip through fashion history’s most glamorous moments for Fall/Winter 2014-15 highlighting 8 substantial shapes updated with future thinking craftsmanship, consider these some of the most advanced in looks for seasons to come. MORE: Runway Sure, we’re talking six-figure…

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  • Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014: A case for the classics in the audience

    Marie Josée Croze, Allison Williams and Isabelle Huppert all in Dior

    Ok, you may not be able to afford this (nor I), but you can certainly afford to understand the power of elegantly tailored pieces… haute couture or mass market, there’s some fab styling inspiration there! I’ll Have What She’s Having: Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014 attendees had us mesmerized on How to make a case for classics with celebrities Kate Bosworth and more in ultra glam, daytime friendly Dior We love to people watch almost more than see what’s on…

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  • Street Style Trend Report: Sporty Varsity Style at Paris Fashion Week

    Paris Fashion Week- Go Varsity!

    Straight from Paris Fashion Week comes sporty street style inspiration to pep you up now… Go Varsity! Sound familiar? We brought the sporty Varsity insignia trend to your attention back in July with our coverage of one of Raf Simons final hit collections at Jil Sander straight from the runway –in case you missed.  For pre-fall, Simons was serving a nod to the ultimate in chic retro prep, but the charming redhead here adds a touch of relaxed, everyday cool that’s worth…

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  • Trend Tuesday – Varsity Blues Inspired by Jil Sander Pre-Fall

    Varsity Prep at Jil Sander Pre-Fall 2013

    With fashion cycling through the classics comes one of our favorite returns, the varsity inspired trend we’ve seen from some of our go-to labels Take Raf Simon’s Pre-Fall collection for Jil Sander as your starting point with its wide range of ultra-deluxe classics peppered with the labels initials. Placed on structured basics with a retro elegance, the theme loses its ironic tendencies for a look that’s fresh. The winning trick here was that these pieces have an ageless sophistication to…

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  • Raf Simons Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012


    For Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012 Raf Simons’ might not have unveiled the kind of magic that led John Galliano to catapult the storied house back into the stratosphere, but nevertheless, his debut collection certainly caught our eye. And indeed, it is clearly a new day at Dior. From the serenity of the floral filled room to the steadied pace of the models on hand, its clear that at first glance this was a remarkable palette cleanser, albeit a…

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  • A White Shirt Dress Is So Chic and You Won’t Look Like A Nurse, See LeeLee Sobieski

    LeeLee Sobieski in a long Jil Sander white shirtdress

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: The white clothing fashion trend continues with a dose of celebrity style as Leelee Sobieski wears a fantastic white shirt dress by Jil Sander to The Tribeca Film Festival Raf Simons last few seasons at Jil Sander saw the designer taking cues from Yves Saint Laurent met with Isaac Mizrahi & Bill Blass’ iconic American subversions of classic YSL shapes much like the dramatic, all-white Jil Sander dress actress Leelee Sobieski wore at the Tribeca Film Festival recently. >> How to clean that…

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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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  • 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 Armani, Giorgio Armani, and even some super funk by way of Lady Gaga at Mugler.Then, there are the fashion risk takers. The men’s fashion that…

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