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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Leather Sleeved Outerwear


    Leather sleeved tops, jackets and coats have been at the top of our most-wanted lists for quite a few fashion cycles but it wasn’t until this season that we saw the trend really gain momentum with designers using hides of all kinds from snakeskin to lambskin to toughen up and add an edgy contrast to even the most classic of pieces. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS From heritage minded trench coats to traditional black wool toppers, outerwear of all kinds were given…

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  • Fashion Advice- How to Find A Stylish Swimsuit Cover Up


    It can be tricky to find a swim suit cover up, but it doesn't have to be with these style tips…There seems to be two schools of thought on swimsuit cover-ups: the sheer and sexy or the short-shorts and terry.So what's a chic beach babe to do when she feels that running around in a one-off negligee or a kiddy romper is just too-too to suit her style needs?Well, go crazy. No, no, that's why I'm here.I don't know about…

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  • Adventures In Extremes- Alexander McQueen or Rockport Pumps


    Adventures In Extremes- Alexander McQueen or Rockport Pumps. I've always said that not everything appears the same way in a photograph as in real life- it's all about stylist tricks, ya know.On the other hand, having great style is not necessarily about the items themselves but about how YOU put them together.Case in point: A pair of jewel tone pumps.Whoddaevathunk that I put Alexender McQueen and Rockport in the same sentence?SHOP: DRESS PUMPSBut on the other hand, it's the look…

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


    Bargain Alert: Who doesn't like a good designer deal on high fashion? Come on, you know that Sharon is the bargain queen when it comes to GOOD clothes around here.Well, we at FocusOnStyle have always been about a good deal and by the looks of's Summer Sale, there's plenty of sweet deals up for grabs on some of our most coveted must-haves from season's past.With discounts of 70%-90% off and a mile long designer roster, we've spent a major…

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  • Viva Designer Espadrilles, the on trend summer shoe, be it designer or classic


    I almost feel that its an oxymoron to say that espadrilles are right on trend this summer. Nothing says bring on the warm weather more than a pair of espadrilles!Espadrilles have got to be one of those summer classics that you can never go wrong with and are always super comfy and add an instant Euro beachy feel to whatever you are wearing.Dating back to the Pyrenees at about the 14th century, the cotton canvas espadrille is also one of…

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  • Alice and Olivia Fashion Up A Video With Shopbop


    Shopping Dream: The cutest video to rev you up up spring style & an footwear collection from Alice + Olivia for Shopbop We love some sweet and delicious video fun to get our styling juices going. We’ll, look no further than this snappy video created by Alice + Olivia’s Stacey Bendet and indie director Bridget Palardy. The fashion video is set in a surrealist fantasyworld of cake confections and oodles of tasty spring treats from Alice + Olivia, with inspiration to…

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  • Men’s Style- Saving the Brown Suede Shoe, An Icon of British Style


    Men’s Style- Saving the Brown Suede Shoe, An Icon of British Style.God Save the Queen & the Brown Suede Shoe!. Don’t want to get your knickers in a bunch, but there appears to be a crisis of sorts with the demise of the proper brown suede shoe for gentlemen across the pond.The British department store Debenhams, according to its press release, fears that an icon of British fashion is in danger of disappearing, as sales of men’s brown suede shoes…

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  • Stylish Winter Hats to Stay Warm and Look City Chic a la Nicole Ritchie

    Nicole Richie "Priceless: A Novel" Book Signing at Borders in New York City on September 28, 2010

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A smart menswear inspired hat.Baby, it’s cold outside. Sure, a cute knit hat or a trapper will keep you warm but sometimes you want to punch up your city style and and still be snuggly.Nicole Ritchie rocks out in a soft crusher hat and it’s just what the style doctor ordered to look great and stay warm. With menswear inspiration still running high, a little guy-esque inspired winter hat will be the perfect touch to…

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  • Schoolgirl Satchel Bag at Great Price In Fab Colors from Cambridge Satchel Company


    It’s about that time in the season when we can use a boost. A midseason replacement bag, if you will.Not quite ready for spring and a bit tired of what’s left over from fall. Our hobo bag is getting a bit tired, but with all the electronic gadgets in the world, there still is a certain degree of nonsense that we lug everyday and a munchkin bag really won’t do the trick.I was doing a bit of online window shopping…

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  • Lindsay Lohan Wears A Burberry Bag To Tzuj Up Her Everyday Style and You Can Shop Her Look


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A Very good bag with jeans & where to get it.Out of rehab and looking quite like the girl next door, Lindsay Lohan is off to a fresh start. La Lohan was spotted wearing a Burberry Winter Storms bag with her otherwise rather simple everyday easy jeans look.Now it is Lindsay Lohan that we’re talking about so the fashion will be far more than ordinary. The rocker chic studded Burberry bag has also been noted…

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