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Runway trends and reviews from New York Fashion Week, London Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week. Fashion show photos and highlights on how to wear the catwalk look in your wardrobe.

  • Giorgio Armani F/W 2012- Milan Fashion Week

    Giorgio Armani Fall 2012

    Runway Review: Shorts seem to be on Mr Armani’s mind come fall as they made a more sophisticated appearance on his namesake runway. Peppered with saturated color and deluxe tweaks here & there, confidently styled looks were both ‘modern eccentric’ and evocative of untouchable, yet approachablly easy glamor. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS In their words: THE MODERN WOMAN LOVES TO DRESS IN ANDROGYNOUS AND MASCULINE CLOTHES, YET SHE DOESN’T WANT TO SACRIFICE FEMININE SUBTLETY AND LIGHTNESS. SHE APPRECIATES CLASSIC ELEMENTS LIKE TAILORING AND SEEKS…

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  • Emporio Armani F/W 2012- Milan Fashion Week

    Emporio Armani Fall 2012

    Runway Review: From Emporio Armani comes an assortment of wardrobe pieces perfect enough to update any wardrobe with, but the real story here were those directional Bermuda shorts that were the starting point for almost every look and were offset by a surprising girlishness. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS In their words: ‘LITTLE WINTER FOLLIES’ A play on clothes, fun little touches of pure fantasy: the more the search for form is calibrated, the more the collection becomes a surprising interpretation…

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  • London Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways- McQ by Alexander McQueen, Acne, more

    Acne Fall 2012 Runway

    While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen so far this season with runway reviews, fashion show coverage, backstage beauty, and home style inspiration too, we wanted to take a moment and look back at highlights from London’s top shows. As per usual, there was no shortage of statement making, thought-provoking, completely modern & individual outings from some of the city’s most talented -here’s some favorites to take note of.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS…

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  • Burberry Prorsum Autumn Winter 2012 Womenswear Collection

    Burberry fw12

    Burberry Prorsum Autumn Winter 2012 Womenswear Collection Runway Review: Burberry’s Christopher Bailey looked to the directional trend of contrasting elements and fabrications and the house’s history and combined  town & country elements with rigorous styling that gave off a personal, quirky vibe.  MORE: Burberry Brand Overall, the collection had a tight selection of silhouettes that all boasted a cinched, figure defining waist that was ladylike while at the same time universal in its age spectrum. Diagonal ruffled skirts were part of the mix while pencil skirts, sculptural…

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  • Mulberry Fall 2012 London Fashion Week Show Recap & Launch of Latest It Bag

    Mulberry fw 12

    Mulberry’s  Fall 2012 outing at London fashion week was a heady mix of textures, shimmer,glam and fur. On view was a typical fun ride from the luxe leather goods label with voluminous hairy fur skirts and coats echoed by the two giant monster-sized Yetti guards at the runway entrance along with the label’s traditional runway dog appearance featuring an adorable Puli dog in a Mulberry coat on the catwalk- he has his own Yeti fur, thank you. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS SHOPPING GUIDE: Best Bags If it’s…

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  • Issa London Fall 2012 Runway Recap

    Issa London fw 12

    Designer Daniella Helayel of  ISSA London made major waves stateside when Kate Middleton chose to wear ISSA for her engagement portrait.  BUY: Issa at Shopbop If the Duchess of Cambridge gets her groove on, we may be seeing her in one of Issa London’s rich colorations and deftly drawn prints inspired from a Trans-Siberian journey from Moscow to the Forbidden City in Beijing. Any woman can find ease and style in one of Issa’s vibrant frocks that honor the natural curves of a…

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  • New York Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways

    Proenza Schouler F/W 2012

    The FocusOnStyle team of Alix, Naveed, Brad and myself have been busy covering New York Fashion Week and although each of us has a slightly different P.O.V, our universal voice is here to help each of you get inspired to bring a little bit of new style into your life- can-do chic as I like to call it! While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen this week with runway reviews, fashion show coverage, backstage beauty, and…

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  • Take the Catwalk Home- What you can expect in Home Trends next fall

    The BCBG runway and some home inspiration by way of the Ampersand Color Block Duvet set.

    Use fashion show inspiration to style your home!  New York Fashion Week just ended but don’t be surprised if what you saw on the Fall 2012 / Winter 2013 fashion runways ends up as inspiration in your home style. READ: Color Chic, How To Add Color To Your Home Or consider looking at the future fashion trends to think about how YOU can get the look in your home right now. Colorblock Adds PunchBCBG Max Azria‘s color block rollover from their spring collection will…

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  • Ralph Lauren Collection Fall 2012 Runway

    While Ralph Lauren may not be one you turn to when looking for collections that reinvent the wheel per say, he does remain America’s finest at envisioning the kind of sportswear that helped the U.S become a major player in the fashion arena by offering something once never seen before -true American sportswear. And judging by his latest outing, he’s picked up on the craze that hit television show Downtown Abbey has brought to the sartorial forefront by revisiting some…

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  • Michael Kors Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Women of a certain age will have no problem finding plenty of modern, sophisticated glamour Another Michael Kors collection exuding American luxury hits the runway; this time it is dressed as fall 2012, and not a single detail of opulence has been overlooked.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  Plush cashmere sweaters, soft brushed wools, sequins, leather, and more fur than you can find backcountry. Fur was a major statement, and not shearling, but long hair furs with shine and…

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  • Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Body conscious, well-tailored and asymmetric dresses with expert seaming and unusual folding and pleating are what really draw my attention to this collection… The fall 2012 Narciso Rodriguez collection was a seamless continuation of what we saw in pre-fall with structured outerwear, oversized and voluminous silhouettes, asymmetrical draping and folding, seaming, and color blocking. Very true to it’s identity, the perfectly tailored, clean line is a home run.  The warm chestnut browns and smoky greys were kicked up with saturated…

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  • Custo Barcelona Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Wild yet wearable, Custo sticks to its style roots and remains the collection to push your fashion boundaries The fall 2012 Custo Barcelona collection takes the brand’s iconic textures, psychedelic colors and prints, and one of a kind designs to a new roughed up and tough level. At the same time it comes off as one of the most wearable, wild collections that I can recall. Lots of raw edges, pieced mixed fabrications that appear torn, zippers and…

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