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

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    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

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    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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  • Expert Contributors

    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

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    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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  • Cleopatra As Fashion Muse from the fall catwalks to Sex and the City 2

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    Beauty & Jewelry Trend Report: Miss Cleo the Modern “It” GirlWhy wait for fall?Everyone wants a jump on a fashion trend, especially when it’s something that you can glom onto, run with, and make personal… before it is even “in season,” the proposed season, that is.Look no further than some blunt bangs, heavily lined cat eyes, and very royal and sensual jewelry in a BC kind of way.Hold your cobra, Cleopatra is our favorite muse of the moment!There certainly was…

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  • RuPaul is America’s Sweetest Drag Queen and Still Prettier Than You

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    “RuPaul is America’s Sweetest Drag Queen and Still Prettier Than You. Through the tucks and tapes, padding and priming, he has created the image of America’s sweetest and prettiest drag queen with an extensive body of work that includes his new book, “Workin’ It! RuPaul’s Guide to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Style.””

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  • Best Shopping Site Finalist for FocusOnStyle at juli b Style Awards

    Our Focus On: SHOPPING Guides

    “Best Shopping Site – fashion finalist for FocusOnStyle at juli b Style Awards. FocusOnStyle has been nominated in fashion as “Best Shopping Site” at the juli b Style Awards. Bravo, bravo to us!Not to sound perplexed, but WE really consider ourselves an online fashion magazine for can-do chic with a some fabulous fashion finds in our editor curated shopping guides as well!Seems like the Style Awards aficionados over at the luxury juli b newsletter agree with our forward-thinking, inspirational and…

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  • Best of 2009, a Focus on Style Flashback

    A look back at our favorite stories- Photo by Tinko Czetwertynski

    FocusOnStyle doesn’t stop at fashion. I believe that style comes from wherever YOU find it- there’s beauty, travel, wellness, sexpert chic, some good ol’ fashion advice, runway reviews, fashion shows, and fun sprinkles. Can-do chic is a cinch when you know where to look. And in this economy, we all need to rethink our shopping. But we have some e too, just in case your want to treat yourself.

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  • Fashion Emergency: Help! I’m in a fashion rut and only 22!

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    Short torso, long legs, no style… oh my! I would love to be proud of what I wear but it’s hard to feel attractive in my comfort zone of T-shirts and jeans. I also struggle with trying to find a style that I feel is age appropriate for me at 22 years old and not too young or too old. I’ve never considered myself to be very stylish and I tend to stay away from current fads, like gladiator sandals for…

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