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  • Chris Benz Spring 2012 Fashion Presentation

    Chris Benz Spring 2012

    Runway Review Snippet… New York's charming prince of color & prints, Chris Benz, showed off his brilliantly quirky ode to fantastical Upper East Side eccentricity on the much talked about male model Andrej Pejic for a dizzying riff on infamous 60's cult icon Candy Darling. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Benz's collection shone alongside many of his print heavy peers thanks to a relaxed, slouchy silhouette and intense color choices that were played down by the kind of classic shapes women…

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  • Jil Sander Navy Spring 2012 Fashion Presentation

    Jil Sander Navy Spring 2012

    Runway Review Snippet… Platform brogues punctuated a youthful, tomboyish and relaxed spirit from an otherwise characteristically utilitarian outing from Jil Sander's secondary line, Jil Sander Navy. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS While knife-pleated skirts and prim blouses made for a bulk of the collection, the real draw to the range came via a subversive and vaguely military ode to Girl Scouts and to uniform dressing as a whole. And just like Jil Sander's main line, there were plenty of smart separates…

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  • Cut25 by Yigal Azrouel Spring 2012 Fashion Presentation

    Cut 25 by Yigal Azrouel - Spring 2012

    Consisting of mostly body-conscious mini dresses with graphic cut-outs in an array of electrifying neons, Yigal Azrouel's Cut 25 presentation was somehow able to reach a more relaxed momentum than the kind of party-girl sexy his chosen range of silhouettes might suggest. And that's a good thing as we at FocusOnStyle have seen enough skin-tight body-con dressed open-toe bootied girls than we can bear. And thankfully by the looks of it, Azrouel has had enough too. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS…

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  • Yigal Azrouel Spring 2012 Fashion Show

    Yigal Azrouel Spring 2012

    Runway Review Quick Notes: slits, minimal, backless, 90's, clean, halter necks, maxi skirts, unexpected back slits, drawstring paper bag waists, Drawing on fashion's now long standing fascination with minimalism, for spring 2012 Yigal Azrouel added a subdued downtown elegance to the phenom and made the movement his own via unexpected sexy slits and a judicious use of forever glamorous lipstick red. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS While minimal and monastic even, it was those graphic slits that added a flirtatious kick…

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  • Naeem Khan Spring 2012 Fashion Show


    Runway Review: Timeless elegance for a woman of any age The master of elegance, Naeem Khan masters his Spring 2012 collection with grace. For absolute dress-up this line can suit a woman from 18-70, something wearable for all ages worn from cocktail parties to the red carpet. And we certainly can look forward to these gowns on the red carpet! Every piece is hand crafted exquisitely with beading, sequins, feathers and fringe. A signature detail being the back of each…

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  • Jen Kao Spring 2012 fashion show


    Runway Review Excerpt: Jen Kao reminds us of the unique creativity that can be toyed with in ready to wear dressing, that light spirit inspires us all to dress well and want to stand out in the crowd. The Spring 2012 collection was my first Jen Kao show, and not to be the last, as I was in awe by the creative beauty she brings to fashion and I found myself wanting several items from line.  This showcased fashion as a…

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  • Michael Kors Spring 2012 Fashion Show, chic and simple animal print jungle


    Runway Review Excerpt: Bravo, with this Michael Kors collection, simplicity still exudes luxury, no matter how long you’ve been trapped in the Amazon!  A luxury private jet filled with women crashes in the Amazon jungle and luckily everyone survives.  When the survivors are found one week later, they are all wearing the Spring 2012 Michael Kors collection! Torn and loosely knit sweaters, oil stained anoraks, tie dye wrap skirts, nonchalantly draped dresses hanging from the body with snake skin, chunky tribal…

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  • Anna Sui Spring 2012


    Runway Review Except: The old world, highly feminine glamour is missing from current fashion trends and Anna Sui smoothly mixes retro + sexy, making you want to pucker up that red pout and blow a kiss to the waving men on the boat deck. The Anna Sui Spring 2012 collection channeled a glamorous 1940’s girl all dolled up to impress the boys of Fleet Week!   Fire engine red lipstick, cartoonish jewelry, bow belts and ankle socks worn with patent leather mary…

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  • Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2012 Fashion Show pops with preppy colors and modern 60s edge


    Runway Review: Redefines the classic prepster with bold, head turning statements and fresh silhouettes A bright, modern prep statement was clearly made at the Tommy Hilfiger spring 2012 show where it was anything but old school country club attire. The show kicked off with large glen plaids in pink, blue and tangerine orange and the plaids continued, it is Tommy afterall, in pop colors and mod 60’s silhouettes. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Then we had bright wide…

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  • Betsey Johnson Spring 2012 Fashion Show serves up sexy girl power


    Runway Review Excerpt: If your goal this Spring involves snagging a man, or men, with your sexy girl-power and making them putty in your hand – this collection is for you babe. *I left this show GLOWING… so bubbly and happy!!  Best show season after season* Those heated, sexual energy butterflies we are all familiar with having in our stomachs were fluttering around in full force through the captivated audience at Betsey Johnson’s Spring 2012 collection! Sex, the power and confidence…

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  • Custo Barcelona Spring 2012 Runway raves with it’s mind-blowing fashion meets art palette


    Runway Review: The Spring 2012 Custo Barcelona collection was perhaps the most wearable I have seen in many seasons! Has Custo Dalmau strayed from his wonky roots to make something more sellable?! No, definitely not, however you will have no problem shopping for strong, out of this world items that don’t feel tailored solely to the Lady Gaga’s of the world. As always the color palette is psychedelic and not toned down whatsoever. As a matter of fact, that concept…

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