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  • Chado Ralph Rucci Spring 2013 Futuristic Color Blasts To Exquisite Construction

    Chado Ralph Rucci Spring 2013

    Chado Ralph Rucci Runway Review: Ralph Rucci of Chado once again made a case for himself being the country’s most important other Ralph in the fashion game Never one to follow the mandate for trends, one of America’s closest allies with the world of Haute Couture, Rucci centered his signature sculptural silhouettes around riotous shouts of unabashed color. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS From ultra-deluxe fabric choices to meticulously crafted and conceived silhouettes, proportions and patterns, the maestro’s Midas touch was in…

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  • Alice + Olivia Spring 2013 Full Of Delicious Sorbet Colors and Punchy Styling


    Alice + Olivia Spring 2013 Runway Review: Walking into the retro vignette presentation for the Spring 2013 collection was like attending the most lovely picnic with the girls and added guests Beetlejuice and Alice in Wonderland! A punchy mix of soft sorbets and bold bright colors played on the shift dresses, gowns, and suitings exuding a playful and feminine attitude. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Every fabric and texture under the sun seems featured in the ranging in draped chiffons, allover beading…

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  • Brad’s Runway Beauty Notes from #NYFW- Makeup tips too!

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    Brad Boles is taking some notes on runway beauty for Spring 2013. Here are his thoughts thus far. Oh, yeah, we got him to throw in a few how-to makeup tips just for you too!  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Jason Wu once again seduced us with a winning collection and flawless make-up with his Spring 2013 outing. Jason Wu S/S 2013 sees the designer expand his repertoire with noirish elegance while citing Helmut Newton as a touchstone for inspiration. Quite a…

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  • Tracy Reese Spring 2013 Vibrant Color In Strong Yet Feminine Silhouettes


    Tracy Reese Spring 2013 Runway Review: A confident urban woman will be pleased to be wearing the colorful new Tracy Reese collection come Spring 2013. And with First Lady Michelle Obama wearing one of Reese’s dresses at the recent Democratic National Convention, how can one not take additional pride and pleasure in wearing one of her pieces? The line has punchy colors and is softly draped for a look that stands out strong but remains feminine. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS I…

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  • Jason Wu Spring 2013


      Jason Wu Spring 2013 Runway Review: It’s time to be thinking about your upcoming Fall wardrobe, stocking up on sweaters, boots, and the perfect outerwear; but save some of the budget, let it burn a hole in your pocket, because the best advice you are receiving is from me telling you must prepare yourself to buy as much of the Jason Wu Spring 2013 as possible when it hits the stores!!  You may be cold and coat-less this winter, but…

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  • Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2013 Blends Soft Princess Worthy Dresses With Google Project Glass Tech


    DVF Spring 2013 Runway Review: The queen of iconic, feminine, ready to wear is back!  Diane Von Furstenberg unleases her bold Spring 2013 collection and takes it up a notch by introducing Google’s Project Glass eyewear as the newest techy accessory. Project Glass uses technology to stream information to your eyes, rather than onto a screen of a phone, and pairing one of these uber-tech shades with your colorful DVF shift dresses takes on some bizarre Minority Report meets 5th Avenue…

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  • Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2013 has a Bali vacation in mind


    Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2013 Runway Review:  “I want to be on a Bali vacation!”. That is all I could think of during the Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2013 collection of breezy, gently hued, beautiful clothing. >>MORE: Rebecca Minkoff It’s absolutely perfect for a chic island getaway, and if Bali isn’t on your upcoming agenda, its do-able for the office, but even more do-able for brunches, museum Sundays, and dusk outdoor concerts. The ombré and faded prints were the highlight and I, you, we all need…

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  • MM6 Maison Martin Margiela Spring 2013 True To Its Avant-Garde Ease

    MM6 Maison Martin Margiela Spring 2013

    Runway Review: The ♀ Another vision of Maison Martin Margiela is billed as a take on femininity, but from this house one will never expect feminine to be defined as girlish naivety but rather clean, yet ironic pieces for a woman with a more big city style sensibility who craves some edge in her everyday pieces. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Truth be told, I wear A LOT from the Martin Margiela brand. Either the more conservatively priced and casual MM6 Maison Martin Margiela…

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  • Helmut Lang, A Mastery of Minimalism Continues for Spring 2013

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    Runway Review: Helmut Lang never ceases to impress with clean lines, impeccable seaming, that mod-boxy shaping, and techy textures.  And so again we have those very elements for the Spring 2013 collection. Here’s the big “is-this-really-Helmut-Lang” factor: kaleidoscope floral prints and brocades!  Yes, it’s a fact.  I am not sure how I feel about that element of the collection – the prints are executed well on stiff, sheen poly/nylon, and certainly are more modern versus girlie, it’s just so un-Helmut.  The bright…

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  • Cushnie Et Ochs Spring 2013 Runway Is All About Clean Chic


    Cushnie Et Ochs Spring 2013 Runway Review: Very clean, chic, minimalism seen at Cushnie Et Ochs.  And a splash of Blade Runner-esque necklines and cut-outs, which certainly can’t go wrong on this uber modern Spring 2013 line. >>MORE: Cushnie Et Ochs There’s no fuss, no bulk, no added nonsense to this collection which is something to be appreciated these days when the fashion market is so saturated with designers who tend to one-up each other with how many studs or chains or…

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  • Charlotte Ronson Spring 2013 Full Collection Video

    Charlotte Ronson spring 2013

    Sit back and enjoy the Charlotte Ronson Spring 2013 full collection video from #NYFW >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS… and, don’t miss the NY Fashion Week live stream!  >> MORE: Charlotte Ronson  Charlotte Ronson in store now:  

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  • Yigal Azrouël Unpretentious Downtown Ease for Spring 2013

    Yigal Azrouel spring/summer 2013

    Yigal Azrouël Runway Review: In continuation of the architectural minimal silhouette from Fall 2012, Yigal Azroel delivered plenty of edgy yet soft floaty pieces perfect to keep the downtown set comfy on a warm day. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS The Spring 2013 collection draws inpiration from nature’s architecture and the effortless ease of hidden energy and environments, states the collection notes. Ease there was in the super clean collection that, from profile, played like a modern riff of Bonnie Cashin’s 60s non-fussy…

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