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  • French Chic Christmas Tree Inspiration- from Mary channeling Lady Gaga to Stella McCartney yarn tales


    Christmas in Paris: Les Sapins de Noel des CréateursWho doesn’t need a little edgy style boost for their holiday tree? And why not make it a very French chic designer one at that? Richard Nahem takes on a visual tour of some very Parisian inspired Christmas trees for a bit of design inspiration and to benefit a very charitable cause . –S.H. SEE: Holiday Windows It’s that time of the year again, tis’ the season, HO-HO-HO, and all that to focus on the…

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  • Victoria Beckham wins Designer Brand Award and Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen wins Designer of the Year at British Fashion Awards- video

    Victoria Beckham

    The British Fashion Council is what one would say is the CFDA of England. The annual British Fashion Awards yesterday had some pretty keen picks as winners: Sarah Burton of Royal Wedding fame, for Alexander McQueen won Designer of the Year (video below jump) Victoria Beckham won the Designer Brand Award (video below jump) Alexa Chung won the British Style Award Christopher Kane won the New Establishment Award  while Sam Gainsbury of Gainsbury and Whiting won the Isabella Blow Award for…

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  • Fashion How-To’s -Short Heels That Aren’t Short On Style

    Rochas Slingbacks Fall 2011

    Think of this as your “How To Wear Low Heels” tip sheet… Blame it on the abundance of too-high heels, walking behind girls fumbling in them, or our admiration for the cool retro sophistication that Rochas has been championing as of late, but we are beginning to rethink the short heel and their recent wearable reemergence on the scene. Once matronly and down-right blase, the updates to what we consider the “smart” heel height offer an entirely new way to think about proportion…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- The Peplum

    Giambattista Valli Fall 2011

    Body-defining, figure enhancing peplums have been working their way on quite a few runways over the past few seasons(including next spring) so we couldn’t think of a better time to take note on how to incorporate them into your repertoire for an unexpected dose of lady-like chic. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite uses of peplums for Fall 2011 and jotted a few quick notes down on how to pull them off and make them work for you. >> MORE: FASHION…

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  • Luxury Children’s Clothing- Kiddie Couture from Chloe, Lanvin and Stella McCartney


    Top children's fashion design… for the little ones. When Oshkosh is not an option, the sky is the limit for luxury children's clothing…With luxury houses zeroing in on the children's market come three impressive collections from Chloe, Lanvin and Stella McCartney.As you'd expect, Lanvin's recent 25 piece kid's outing is for the pint-size princess in your life with prices hovering around an exorbitant $800 mark, while the Chloe range tightly mirrors it's women's.

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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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  • Get the Clean Chic Look from the Paris Fall 2010 Runways


    Streamlined, timeless, and elegant style that works so well in this economy. Look ahead to your future shopping and back in your closet for the pared down and simple classic looks that paraded the Paris fall runways.Clean chic and minimalistic stylings that are unfussy, easy to wear, and most important timeless yet modern. If that’s not recession-proof fashion, we don’t know what is.originalThere is a seasonless aesthetic to palette-cleansing Clean Chic simplicity that works so well in this economy. The…

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  • I’ll Have What She’s Having: Carla Bruni Wears Gap Kids

    Carla Bruni performs with Harry Connick Jr on French TV wearing a jacket from GAP Kids

    “French First Lady Carla Bruni performed The Beatles classic song, “And I Love Her” with Harry Connick Jr. on the Le Grand Journal television show. Ok, she’s a former supermodel. A pop singer. Married to ‘le grand fromage’ in France, the home of Chanel.But how, can you top performing on television wearing not only a jacket from the GAP, but that adorable Stella McCartney for GAP Kids military jacket?!That’s a toughie.”

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