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  • Shape your style with ICONIC MOMENTS. Play with me. On Pinterest.


    … you’re kinda doing it already and not knowing. A funny thing happened to me when I was building a Pinterest Board of Iconic Moments. Even after being in the fashion business for a couple of decades, my favorite images for everyday style that come to mind right off the bat, ironically, best represent how I like to dress and what inspires my style. Insert big drumroll here, MY iconic style moments are akin to my personal style. It all became BEYOND…

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  • How to Glam Up Everyday Clothes? Look at Kate Hudson Wearing Ann Taylor


    Just out: Ann Taylor’s Holiday 2012 ad campaign starring actress Kate Hudson What makes my morning soar is to see everyday, real world clothes look glam and gorgeous. Not the red carpet fabulouso outfits that are totally aspirational and inaccessible to our real lives- but real clothes designed for regular women, and that they happen to be worn by a gorgeous actress. Marketing genius, yes.  Style strategy to think about– you bet. Kate Hudson (okay, we won’t think about the rumor…

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  • Jeans – Classic Vs. Trendy on Kate Middleton and Diane Kruger


    When it comes to denim, you can go any way you want, from dressed up to comfy and fuss-free, just take a look at Diane Kruger and Kate Middleton who both worked denim to their advantage from the oh-so trendy to the discreetly classic… The other day Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, wore a classic pair of dark skinny jeans at the Cross Country Equestrian competition at the 2012 London Olympic Games and looked polished and quite glamorous to boot. What…

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  • Grown-Up Denim Dresses – Diane Kruger In Chanel


    Grown-Up Denim Dresses like Diane Kruger’s hybrid number from Chanel puts a new spin on true-blue standby’s Leave it to the forever-stylish actress Diane Kruger to signal a new era when it comes to denim dresses. After all, the last three to four season’s have seen denim rethought in every iteration possible, from Chloe’s patchwork moto jeans to Celine & Stella McCartney’s must-have tunics -denim has come a long way. >>MORE: Celebrity Style What made Kruger’s so statement making was…

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  • Celebrity Personal Style Watch- Charlotte Ronson Gets Eyelet Right, Here’s how you can too

    Charlotte Ronson Spring Dressing

    How to Wear Eyelet And Look Like A Grown-Up Like Fashion Designer Charlotte Ronson With signs of an early spring blissfully taking hold over much of the states, designer Charlotte Ronson’s recent appearance at an NYC Ferragamo event in an on-trend white eyelet dress had us looking forward to the sartorial season ahead while taking note of her well styled look. While eyelet often tends to bring little children’s dresses and oversized beach caftans to mind, Ronson’s take on the fabrication raises its level…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Alicia Keys Shows You How To Pull Off a Leather Skirt with Class

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A flattering leather skirt that is both chic and modern. Leather skirts can look tacky, we know. Particularly when you are not a rail thin beanpole but a lady with some gorgeous womanly curves. But, if you wear leather right, wow… MORE: I’ll Have What She’s Having By pairing a demure silk blouse in an elegant jewel tone, songstress Alicia Keys managed to evoke an elegant allure in a statement making leather paneled pencil skirt…

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  • Fashion Meets Interiors- Martin Margiela designs La Maison des Champs Elysees Hotel in Paris

    La Maison des Champs Elysees Hotel by Martin Margiela

    There’s no secret around here at FoS that I’m a huge Martin Margiela fan. There’s a minimalistic, yet futuristic simplicity of perfectly pared down, yet well-designed pieces that are always timeless, yet still maintain an avant-garde edge. So when a favorite label fashion expands it’s aesthetic to interiors, like Rick Owens or Jean Paul Gaultier, I’m sold… well, more so if that winged back chair was perched in my living room. Let Richard Nahem take you on a tour of…

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  • The French Chic Formula for Everyday Style a la Emmanuelle Alt


    The French Chic Formula for Everyday Style a la Emmanuelle Alt. I'll Have What She's Having: Off-handed, easy, wearable Parisian style. Emmanuelle Alt Makes Cool French Chic Look So Easy, so can you!Style is a lot like cooking.If you start out with poor ingredients, no matter how many spices you add, the dish doesn't work… well, at best, it could be just passable.But if there are a few very special ingredients, the result can be superb!I've been observing the very…

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  • Once a Pop Up Pavilion for Chanel, Architect Zaha Hadid’s Work Is Displayed in Paris


    In the courtyard of the Institut du Monde Arabe, in the Latin Quarter at the start of Blvd. St. Germain, is a shiny, curvaceous white structure resembling a spaceship. It's the mobile art pavilion designed by Zaha Hadid and features a retrospective of the last 30 years of her cutting-edge architecture.Hadid originally designed the structure for Chanel in 2008 as a traveling art exhibition showcasing artists designing special edition handbags for Chanel and toured Hong Kong,Tokyo, and New York before…

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  • Supermodel Style- Claudia Schiffer and Yasmin Le Bon Get Casual Chic Right


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Age-appropriate fashion. We get so caught up in red carpet fashion, but it’s everyday style that most of us need!SSure, it’s fun to ogle red carpet fashion and photos of today’s young crop of models, but what’s supposed to inspire a real woman over 30ish?Really, when was the last time you wore a ballgown or a pair of cut-off shorts and thigh high boots? Not too recently, I’ll bet. We need grown-up ageless style that…

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    Sharon Haver Brad Boles Sharon Haver & Brad Boles Naveed Hussain Alix Kivlin Richard Nahem Frank Lipman FocusOnStyle Team Gad Cohen Brigitte Bigeard Julie Anne Rhodes Roland Levin Eyola Tinko Czetwertynski Marie Leggette Michalis Christodoulou Jackie Silver Elizabeth Quintanilla Kirsty Armstrong Gentry Lane Ethan Imboden Sharon Daniels Jenia Molnar Max Ryan Constantin Bjerke La Mom Paris Hege Kristine Horgen Fran Harris MJ, The Makeup Junkie Rukiya Jeffers Toni Brown Aimee Raupp  

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  • 80’s Avant Garde Style Icons and Their Influence On Fashion Today


    Sharon Haver & Brad Boles’ Latest Radio Show: the style icons of the 80’s Leigh Bowery, Klaus Nomi, Boy George, Annie Lenox, Grace Jones, Club Kids, and their influence over the late great designer Alexander McQueen and fashion as a whole. Gossip, dish, and inside style tips from back in the day to its influence now…On this week’s Focus on Style- Talk, hosting duo Sharon Haver & Brad Boles talk about the style icons of the 80’s Leigh Bowery, Klaus…

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