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  • Affordable Fashion Alert- Top 5 looks from the Zara Spring Lookbook


    First Look: The Zara Spring 2012 Lookbook just arrived in our inboxs and I couldn’t wait to share them with you. Zara is always a fantastic resource to get the latest trends at a great price in durable fabrics. Blend their pieces in with your designer pieces or wear alone, no one will be the wiser that you didn’t spend a fortune on an entire look- it’s affordable fashion with “real” designer style! MORE: Zara Like Butter- Can’t help but think…

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    Ports 1961 has come a long way since it’s humble, arty re-introduction to the high-fashion masses over the past decade and the label’s just released new ad campaign featuring a slick Alana Zimmer photographed by Inez Van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin with art direction by Giovanni Bianco proves just how far they’ve come when considering their big league competition. Under Giovanni Bianco’s watch, the last few collections and campaigns have successfully captured that elusive, urbane minded cool that the label…

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  • Giorgio Armani Prive- Haute Couture Spring 12

    Giorgio Armani Prive sp12

    GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE Haute Couture Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Spring / Summer 2012 Paris Couture Fashion Week >> More on Giorgio Armani Prive >> More featuring the Armani brand Complete Couture: S/S 2012 MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  In their words… GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE’ Spring/Summer Collection 2012 METAMORPHOSIS Nature’s gift to itself. An irresistible transformation into something new and surprising, with garments that reveal an unexpected sensuality. Unusual colours like chartreuse yellow, underlying thread that runs through the entire collection, are also used…

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  • Taylor Made- Taylor Swift Lands Her First U.S Vogue Cover… Florals Have It!

    Taylor Swift Vogue

     After years in the spotlight as one of young Hollywood’s prettiest fresh new talents, Taylor Swift has landed her first U.S Vogue cover on February’s issue which is set to hit newsstands Jan. 24th. SHOP: Get on the floral trend with these fab styles! The country-pop phenom shares her thoughts on fame, ambition and being on her own with contributing editor Jonathan Van Meter while lending the magazine’s cover a refreshingly effervescent, approachable and youthful vibe. -Naveed Hussain Capture Taylor Swift’s Vogue…

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  • In the Details- Spring 2012s Best Ideas You Shouldn’t Miss

    Since it can be challenging to not only remember what we’ve seen, and getting a second chance to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely, 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 Spring 2012 shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50′s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rochas (above) At Rochas, calculated retro sensibilities go…

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  • First Look- Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012 Ad Campaign

    Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012

    In a nod to the iconic images Richard Avedon shot for Gianni Versace throughout the 80’s & 90’s, Steven Meisel’s latest campaign for Spring 2012 features Naomi Campbell, Karen Elson, Kristen McMenamy and Daphne Groeneveldare striking glamorous Amazonian poses set against a simple backdrop. Together they embody an evocative state of strength and modernity and bring Cavalli’s heady vision to life in a series of sensual portraits full of movement and charisma. -Naveed Hussain

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  • First Look- Emporio Armani Spring 2012 Ad Campaign


    Photographed by Alasdair McLellan, Emporio Armani’s latest campaign for S/S 2012 features a trio of models on the streets of Hong Kong in the label’s graphic, minimal separates under the creative control of Giorgio Armani. Shot in signature black & white, the campaign serves as a visually stimulating reminder of just how easy to wear and classic Mr. Armani’s sartorial vision is. Each look, from the men’s ombre contrast cardigan to the women’s updated boater, could work on just about…

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  • Ab Fab- Rooney Mara in Miu Miu Spring 2012

    Rooney Mara in Miu Miu

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Belly Baring Chic Cropped tops paired with flirty a-line skirts in an ode to retro Italian starlet style were de riguer on many of the Spring/Summer 2012 runways and were one of the season’s most surprising trends to take in considering that it takes not only confidence to pull off, but a killer, toned body as well. While on a photo call in Berlin for her latest movie “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” actress…

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  • Giorgio Armani Spring 2012 Ad Campaign for Menswear and Womenswear

    GAW SS12_ADV Campaign_2

    We recently gave you a first look at some gorgeous designer Spring 2012 ad campaigns, and have some new to-die-for images to add to the it-list! Giorgio Armani just unveiled their ad campaigns of both menswear and womenswear, and we love them! MORE: Giorgio Armani and Armani Brand We are particularly enamored with the strong shouldered menswear look of the striped jacket in the photo of model Milou Van Groesen, pictured above. [nggallery id=46] Details: Photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus…

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  • First Look- Spring 2012 Fashion Ad Campaigns

    Givenchy Spring 2012 Ad

    While designer collections make their runway debuts months before they hit sales floors, it’s not usually until we see the ads circulate that we get a clue to the bigger picture behind the season’s story and along with that a dynamic dose of dreamy inspiration. And judging by the Spring 2012 ads that have hit the web so far, it’s clear that many of our favorite designers went in several directions- there’s no clear-cut set of trends, instead it’s a come…

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  • Complete Carven- Everything You’ll Want From Spring 2012

    Carven Ready To Wear, Spring Summer, 2012, Paris

    Being big fans of Carven, the young chicster’s go-to label for individual and achingly cool pieces, as we are, you can imagine how excited we are to take in all that’s set to come out for Spring 2012. From the best separates to a trove of must-have bags, jewels and shoes, it looks safe to say that til spring, we’ll be pining away for the chance to nab as much Carven as we can. Take a look at some of…

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  • Behind the Scenes at Alexander McQueen- The Beauty, the Splender, the Drama


     “I was thinking about a woman as an object of desire. We go to such lengths to adorn ourselves that we almost become our clothes or are taken over by them. This is a collection about excess – an exploration of ideals of beauty at their most extreme.” – Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen How often do we have the rare chance to be mesmerized by the beauty and intimacy of a collection so magical? Sit back and…

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