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Tag Archives | Spring/Summer 2014

  • Fashion Week Is Coming (Again), so why should you care about the runway?

    Are we looking at fashion Week through rose colored glasses?

    This week’s FocusOnStyle’s 15th anniversary online post tackles a question that we so often ask ourselves. In our busy lives and overstuffed budgets, what the heck does the fashion shown on the runway have to do with our everyday life? Well, read on to see how… I’m working on the production of my C’est Chic Crash Course  and have to say that I am very proud and pleased with the way it’s shaping up… I know it will impact the way…

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  • Spring Fashion Trends Guide: How to wear what was on the New York, London, Milan and Paris runways

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    Spring Trend Report Resource Guide: We curated the best 2014 Spring Fashion Trends from the fashion week runways in New York, London, Milan + street style inspiration to be seen on real-world ladies, like you! Straight from the catwalk and onto your mood boards– with a bountiful array of styles from the runway & the on trend fashion week street style ladies to make a mark on your sartorial spirit for seasons to come. Where do you plan on taking your style this season? We invite you to enjoy curated highlights…

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  • Sneak ahead with the comfort sneaker shoe trend now at couture too


    Oh, my! Sneakers shown with dress clothes at couture… that’s Chanel haute couture, and not Juicy! The women’s comfort sneaker trend is going strong as just witnessed at the latest Paris couture shows, but do you know how to look chic in comfort shoes and put together? (Rather than the opposite which can be kinda schleppy, to say the least) It’s official, wearing a sneaker in style should no longer be left to the street stars as even Karl Lagerfeld sent a…

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  • The Ugly Shoe Guide: The comfort shoe trend is going strong! Check out the Birkenstock influence at Celine and more

    Celine Spring 2014

    Fugly to some, chic + cool for the rest! The Birkenstock comfort ugly shoe trend is one Spring 2014 runway highlight to take advantage of this season & the next  It’s all a matter of how you put together this runaround trend. Call it a rerun, but for the moment we’re calling it a homerun where comfort is key. And if you were around the first time, we can only imagine your collective gasp at the thought of the Birkenstock…

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  • Get ahead of the curve: 4 top trends Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014 to try now because YOU can!

    Runway to your way now with these in store finds

    Cheat Sheet to Style! Fresh from Paris runways come the 4 TopTrends Paris Fashion Week highlights from the Spring 2014 Collections + how YOU can steal the look NOW! Listen up, wanna know the easiest way to look super stylish & save money? Get THE look ahead of the curve. Why wait for next season? Really, why? You can find these trends way before the runway collections hit the stores next spring, maybe even on a sale rack. Style it…

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  • Chloe Spring 2014 Full Collection

    Chloe Spring 2014

    Chloe Spring 2014 made for a remarkable collection rife with classic, ultra girly propositions with a grown up senisbility Opening with an array of soothing desert tones, the Chloe girl for Spring 2014 was clearly in a calm, collected state of mind, save for the Parisian label’s signature insouciant femininity. >>DISCOVER: The Top 4 Trends from Milan Fashion Week Spring 2014 Designer Claire Wright Kellar put an emphasis on meticulous draping in matte desert khakis, golden hues and rich Persian azures…

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  • Roberto Cavalli Spring 2014 Full Collection

    Roberto Cavalli Spring 2014

    Roberto Cavalli Spring 2014 was chalk full of covetable, wearable fashion that we bet you’ll probably be wanting to wear sooner than next season From decadent, vaguely 20’s inspired beaded chiffon flapper dresses to daywear with a slick and sexy attitude, Cavalli was on point with an outing full of clothing so cool and put together, all of the lot looked like an instant necessity. >>DISCOVER: The Top 4 Trends from Milan Fashion Week Spring 2014 Trust Cavalli to make goddess…

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  • Here’s what you want from Italy- The top 4 Milan Fashion Week trends from Spring 2014 by way of Prada, Jil Sander, Dolce & Gabbana & more


    WOW, we are L-O-V-I-N-G all the wearable inspiration from the Milan runway- with just the right excess of Italian style! Let’s take the top 4 Milan Fashion Week trends (+ highlights too) from the season ahead to shake up what you wear now.  The Spring 2014 shows were off to a great start in New York and that energy has continued to gain momentum in both London and here in Milan. So far, Spring 2014 has delivered (Paris is next) wearable & covetable…

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  • Milan Fashion Week: Dolce and Gabbana- runway photos, ALL the looks from Spring 2014

    Dolce and Gabbana Spring 2014

    Dolce and Gabbana Spring 2014 direct from Milan and full of iconic Italian style realized for today. Who doesn’t love Dolce & Gabbana? So why not try to incorporate some of your favorite moments here into your look now? From retro inspired Sophia Loren inspired glamour to gorgeously crafted handiwork and 70+ looks, there was literally something for everyone to take note of. >>DISCOVER: The Top 4 Trends from Milan Fashion Week Spring 2014 Spring saw Dolce and Gabbana take…

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  • Milan Fashion Week: The Yin & Yang of feminine minimalism from Marni and Emporio Armani Spring 2014

    Marni Spring 2014

    A fashion lession in pairing down to what counts! Proof, that feminine minimalism does not have to be cookie cutter. Take a look at the art of the simple flourish at both Marni and Emporio Armani during Milan Fashion Week. Rememeber, that 90s theme of pairing down your look to the most basic yet style heavy pieces? Baby, it’s back… with a brand new twist. Minimalism, like many of the reintroduced trends on the runways of late, often needs a rethinking to…

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  • Milan Fashion Week: Missoni Runway Spring 2014 Collection

    Missoni Runway Collection Spring 2014

    Get inspired now by the Missoni Runway Spring 2014 Collection: For Spring 2014, designer Angela Missoni added graphic, tribal and ethnic influenced touches to continue to evolve the label’s iconic chevron knits for today while introducing a witty take on the label’s logo. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Citing ‘elements that co-exist in the style of a woman who loves to travel physically or fantastically and who conceives her wardrobe as a well-orchestrated mix of references, suggestions and experiences,’ the range was…

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  • Top 4 Trends From London Spring 2014 Fashion Week To Pay Attention to Now

    Erdem Spring 2014

    Fresh from London come the Top 4 Trends from the Spring 2014 Runway Collections  After a strong season in New York of minimal sportswear, the softly romantic additions to the modern wardrobe from London for Spring 2014 add a sense of decadence to the season ahead. With that in mind, we’ve whittled down our favorite Top 4 Trends from London Fashion Week we bet you could consider adopting now. >>DISCOVER: Spring 2014 Style Tips & Advice to Try Now What are…

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