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    Shopping Guide: Platform Shoes Who doesn’t like a longer looking leg? Opt for a nude color to make your legs look endless or a brilliant bright that works so well when sitting atop platform soles. From slim hidden platforms to chunks of fashion fabulous, there’s a platform style for you. And, did anyone say COMFORTABLE?! Yup, that little piece of separation between you and the pavement is ooh so comfy and stylish too. Consider these platform finds this season…

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  • Transitional Weather Jackets – Not Too Hot, Not Too Cool. Try A Denim Jacket

    Jacket by Zara

    Transitional weather moments, that puzzling feeling as what to wear that is age-appropriate, comfortable and most of all, sensible. Fear not, the denim jacket and its many versatile iterations is here to save the day! From the all-American classic staple in tried & true shades of denim to deconstructed to studded, bedazled and decorated, the denim jacket is back and makes for one safe and go-to option for the season’s requisite layering. With so many options to explore, what’s to lose?…

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  • Yoox Summer Sale: The Best In Design On The Cheap


    Yoox Summer Sale Time: Because who doesn’t like a good deal on high-end fashion that we’ve all been craving straight from the runways? Do you love a bargain, we sure do! That’s why we were floored when we saw all of the great designer deals at online retailer that have been substantially marked down to upwards of 70% off. Forget about sample sales and ilk when the going on Yoox is oh so good at the moment. Some top…

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  • Summer Sandals Guide… because your pedicure looks so good!

    Photo: Tinko Czetwertynski

     It’s hot out and with that comes a special Summer Sandal Guide with essential tips for you to keep in mind! With so much chic, accessible fashion out there, who says summer style should be only about comfort and practicality. From must-have flats to on-trend wedges, there’s something out there for everyone at any budget -so think twice about those flip-flops, especially with these expert style tips. >>Discover: Celebrity Style Inspiration While you can’t go wrong with a classic Gladiator…

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  • Collab News: GUESS by Marciano Teams Up With Fashion Blogger Elin Kling


     It’s a first for GUESS by Marciano. The iconic brand delivering affordable sexy for 30 years announced this morning, and set to hit stores in November, the Elin Kling for Marciano capsule collection. “When I met Elin, we connected right away. She has style, she has personality, and she is typically our customer,” said Paul Marciano, Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director of GUESS? Inc. >> SHOPPING GUIDES The collaboration between the brand and the Swedish street style blogger behind Style by Kling…

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  • Geek Chic: The Best iPad 3 Keyboard Case is the Logitech iPad 3 keyboard case by Zagg


    Some girls lust for fab shoes. I also lust for tech gear that looks as good as it solves a problem. I’ve been on a hunt for the best iPad 3 keyboard case that was neither bulky, ugly, or had weird squishy keys. Who knew that geek chic would be such a tough call? Honestly, I had no idea how hard it was to find something that didn’t look like it was designed in 1983 by someone wearing a pocket…

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  • Shopping Wish List Reminder- Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2012 In Stores Now

    Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2012 In Stores Now

    Wanted to share a quick little shopping tip from my inbox: For all those Alexander McQueen fans, inspired by the iconic anemone print as seen in the Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2012 collection, the anemone silk bustier gown is now available online for $6,595 at myTheresa. The dress is gorgeous, we know. For those on a more realistic budget, the McQueen Collection is available online at ShopBop. Not quite the same, but definitely a cheap-chic floaty chiffon number that you can wear…

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  • Custom Design Your Own Shoes- Shoes of Prey Let’s You Be A Shoe Designer

    Synthetic sole with glaring shoe size. Yes, I have big feet!

    Imagine how fun it would be if you could custom design your own shoes or update an old favorite pair in a different color or heel height? Shoes of Prey lets you do that. The Australian company allows you to become your own shoe designer within the bounds of their own samples of heel styles and heights, toe styles, embellishments, and a large variety of fabrications and colors to guide you to custom design your own shoes. >> YOU WILL LOVE THIS: Don’t forget…

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  • $250 JEWELRY GIFT CERTIFICATE GIVEAWAY: Gemvara- Customize Jewelry To Get Get the Rock Without the Fuss


    Win this: Just in time for Mothers Day…. let mom (or you) customize jewelry with our gift certificate giveaway chance, just for joining the FocusOnStyle newsletter! We’ve got a $250 Gemvara gift card  to give out. All you have to do is join our newsletter and like us on Facebook between now and Friday, May 11 (Midnight EST) and we will select one lucky winner at random! I am jonesing for the Naked Emerald Triple Ring with Emerald-Cut Black Onyx, pictured above, but it’s…

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  • Fabulous Friday- Find a Classic Bag Like This One From Balenciaga


    While its double-digit price tag may stop you at hello, there’s no denying the simple sophistication and beauty that this luxury timeless classic bag from Balenciaga boasts, making it the kind of bag to keep your eye out for this season. Why? Besides its irresistible bordeaux hue, its equestrian inspired details and restrained use of hardware, its signature zipper pulls and tricks lend it a chic yet subtle strength. Not too large, not trendy and age-appropriate for any age, imagine it with just about anything, anytime. >>A…

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  • Trend Tuesday- Stylist Tips to Wear a Pleated Skirt Like Emmy Rossum, her midi is by Sonia Rykiel


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Vintage Italian actress style that’s smart and sexy Work it like Gina Lollabrigida on Rome’s via Vento, back in the 50s! What is not to love about this capricious and classic look; particularly when the pleats are sexy and do not evoke Marion the Librarian. Shop: Sonia Rykiel at Shopbop Flirty, romantic and ultra-feminine, pleated a-line knee-length skirts are guaranteed to elicit an ode to old-school starlet style glamour, but that’s not exactly what this season’s…

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  • Fabulous Friday- Get A Sheer Maxi Skirt LIke This Fab Maison Martin Margiela Number


    The illusion a sheer maxi skirt can offer you may hail from the silver-screen starlet style era, yet the recent maxi comeback to the forefront of fashion has us taking note on this must-have trend… Why now? Even  though we saw just about every urban-minded girl about wearing one last summer, the transparency trend works more as a genius layering essential than it does as a ‘look at me now’ statement maker. >> RELATED: How to wear a maxi skirt As…

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