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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.

  • Charlotte Ronson Fall 2012 Runway Review and Photos


    Runway Review: Asymmetrical hems, oversize honeycomb stitches and graphic fair isles are must-haves, along with gotta-get sweaters. The Charlotte Ronson Fall 2012 show had me already yearning for chilly autumn’s return when it’s yet to be spring! A soft, warm palette painted itself on cozy intarsia and cable sweaters, tightly fit leather, light weight georgette, and thick jacquards. The looks were completed and well-balanced with soft purple eye shadow and pouty geranium lips. Every sweater in this collection is going to…

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  • Nicholas K Fall 2012 Runway Review & Photos


    Runway Review: Heritage prairie inspiration with a dose of edge– and some of the best outerwear around. Fall 2013 from Nicholas K. takes you to the wild west prairie days, roughed up with an ample amount of dark edginess to boot, and a dose of old-school 90’s heroin chic played up with goth-ish hair dye. Sometimes a bit frightening! But not too terrifying, because the fabrications were flowy, easily draped on the body, and layered under soft furs and supple leathers…

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  • BCBG Max Azria Fall 2012- Runway Review / Photos


    Season after season BCBG stays true to it’s many signatures with consistent color blocking and banding, fabric manipulation in the form of pleats and folding, luxe, draped fabrics and an array of neutrals punched up with panels of bright color. And while Fall 2012 didn’t steer far from that formula, it still had a delightful freshness about it! >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS The long skirts with sheer pleated panels and horizontal bands of color were major items of the collection….

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  • Ann-Sophie Back- Back F/W 2012 in Stockholm

    Back by Ann-Sophie Back

    Ann-Sophie Back’s latest outing for her secondary, more affordable Back by Ann-Sophie Back line that was recently shown during Stockholm Fashion Week saw the designer jettisoning her more urbane minded monochrome, dark-hued tendencies for something a little lighter. Working with a palette of gray, black & white, she used a shocking electric blue to lift the collection’s spirit while adding a vibrant counterpoint to her sporty looks. From romantic off-the-shoulder tops to cut-away jackets to re-worked sweatshirt dressing, there was…

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  • Best Men’s Coats From Paris Fall/Winter 2012

    Best Coats Lous Vuitton F/W 2012

    Louis Vuitton Just in time for the current season’s winter chill comes a bevy of inspirational finds from the best men’s shows from Paris for 2012 to take a cue from when looking for fresh outerwear ideas. Consider Louis Vuitton’s plush bomber (above) as a luxurious however bold way to combat the winter chill in a sartorially irreverent manner. Dior Homme Exaggerated volume gave this drab olive cape from Dior Homme a practical play on proportion while making for a…

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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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  • Best Men’s Coats From Milan Fall/Winter 2012

    Roberto Cavalli Fall 2012

    Roberto Cavalli Just in time for the current season’s winter chill comes a bevy of inspirational finds from the best men’s shows from Milan for 2012 to take a cue from when looking for fresh outerwear ideas. From Roberto Cavalli’s contrast pea-coat (above) to heritage-minded finery, there’s something for everyone to keep in mind when shopping for that perfect coat. Burberry  Burberry’s color-blocked puffer may keep you warm, but its rich mix of colors offers a fresh alternative to drab…

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  • Chloe Pre-Fall 2012- The bar is set

    Chloe Pre-Fall 2012

    There’s no secret that we are fans of Chloe at FoS. Under the new creative direction of Clare Waight Keller, the directional message from  a go-to label continues to shine. The reason: Chloe continually delivers wearable, uber stylish clothes that are flattering on a modern woman, and this time around, more stream-lined. to smart wardrobe building. Take for instance, the red dress pictured left. It continues the figure-friendly long, lean pleated dresses from spring. The silhouette moves away from the body with a soft double…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- The Peplum

    Giambattista Valli Fall 2011

    Body-defining, figure enhancing peplums have been working their way on quite a few runways over the past few seasons(including next spring) so we couldn’t think of a better time to take note on how to incorporate them into your repertoire for an unexpected dose of lady-like chic. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite uses of peplums for Fall 2011 and jotted a few quick notes down on how to pull them off and make them work for you. >> MORE: FASHION…

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  • Isabel Toledo Spring 2012 Runway Collection In Miami

    Isabel Toledo

    Besides having Michelle Obama as one of her most ardent celebrity clients, Cuban-born designer Isabel Toledo has been wowing critics and fashion fans including yours truly since she began her eponymous line in the mid-80’s with her artisinal-minded, avant-garde confections and her deliberately off-the-radar cult of personality. MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Leave it to Toledo to debut her Spring 2012 collection just weeks after the fashion-show season has ended and all the way down in Miami…Miami? Well, it makes sense after…

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  • Leg Work- Spring 2012’s Best Footwear -Celine, Dries Van Noten, Rochas, Yves Saint Laurent

    YSL Spring 2012

    After seasons of major statement making shoes with mind-boggling heel heights and preposterous ornamentation, we’re really feeling the simplicity of the footwear options we saw on the runways for next spring. That’s not to say that footwear has been reduced to the simplistic and merely functional, quite the contrary indeed. From YSL’s shielded heeled loafers to Rochas’ mirrored slides, there were plenty of options out there to lift your wardrobe’s potential and your spirits too.  Here’s a look at the…

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  • In the Details- Fresh Spring Ideas at Paris Fashion Week You Shouldn’t Miss

    Rochas Spring 2012

    After a month+ of consecutive international fashion shows, it can be hard to not only remember what we’ve seen, but to get a second to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely. That being said, 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 Paris shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50’s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION…

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