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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Hermes

    Hermes Paris Holiday Windows

    Hermés never fails to serve up luxurious decadence in their holiday windows and this year is no exception. From gold metallic boxing gloves, to an ostrich motorcycle helmet, to a lavender colored crocodile Kelly bag, to a sliver fox and shearling cape, the windows are pure fantasy along with the price tags. MORE: Holiday  Leila Menchari the genius window designer, celebrates her fiftieth year working for Hermés and is still pulling out all the stops in creating the fabulous windows. —…

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  • Angelina Jolie is one smart cookie when it comes to an evening wrap that’s really meant for travel

    Romona Keveza gown on the runway and on Angelina Jolie, with Brad Pitt

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A cashmere wrap that does double-duty from red carpet to staying snuggly on an airplane Finding something to elegantly top an evening gown is no easy matter when, realistically, you’re not on the glamourella circuit. Wouldn’t it be fab to find a wrap to stay warm on your way out from the limo to the venue and wear it to stay snuggly on the airplane, or look chic when worn with a pair of jeans and…

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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps ‘Dream of Escape’ has a little Karl doll!

    A little animated Karl doll!

    The Printemps Christmas windows in Paris have  F-A-S-H-I-O-N on the mind. Holiday cheer is spread not through Santa and his team of gifty elves, but with a little munchkin-cute Karl Lagerfeld doll leading the Chanel team of fabulousness.  Take a look… –S.H. MORE: Holiday  This year the Christmas windows at Printemps, titled Noel Reves d’Evasion (Dreams of Escape), is much ado about Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel. Four windows have Chanel backgrounds from Moscow, Los Angeles, Moscow, and Tokyo with clever…

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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps Loves Lanvin and Alber Elbaz for Holiday


    Retail Remedy: Everybody loves Lanvin! Can Alber Elbaz do no wrong? Window shop these Paris holiday windows and see… Noel au Chateau where Mr & Mrs Lanvin once lived is the theme of this year’s haute Paris Christmas windows…The windows at Printemps are delightfully enchanting this year. Alber Elbaz, head designer for Lanvin, was chosen to create the windows this year.The theme is Noel au Chateau, and represents the famous Chateau Mr. & Mrs. Lanvin lived in. Marionettes styled after…

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  • Travel Underwear to Maybe Block Your Naughty Bits Along With That TSA Radiation


    Wacky Invention of the Day: Keeping the junk in your trunk personal when you travel the friendlier than usual skies. Now, with those pesky TSA full-body scanners are in place, one wouldn't necessarily want their privates on display and risk possible radiation damage when inhaling lousy airport air is bad enough.So, here comes Jeff Buske, a Colorado-based inventor behind Rocky Flats Gear who has come up with a line of underwear that, as its web site claims, insures privacy of…

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  • What To Wear For A Country Weekend- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Edisode 11


    Sharon and Brad talk housewife to housewife: The zany hosting duo are at it again, this time talking about country casual clothing and what to pack for a weekend away.From cozy sweaters, to that Mr. Ed Horse or is it Trigger prop, and the right footwear, your weekend bag with be packed with everything you need… leave some room for the laughs!How to dress if you are going antiquing… why you shouldn't look too "rich" at a flea market.What is…

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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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  • 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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  • Feet RX: Foldable Ballet Flats slip into your bag


    Trending now is the notion of stashing a folding ballerina flat in our bag, desk drawer, or even in the glove compartment of our car– collapsible and cute flats to be at the ready when we need help to take a load off our too-fabulous-to-function feet.

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  • Travel: Vietnam bound? Try the tailors of Hoi An


    <h2The ultimate shopping guide for custom clothing in H?i An, VietnamAlix and Colin are almost midway through their trip around the world. Their global backpacking adventure to all points exotic took a very chic turn when they stopped off to sample the custom clothing and shoes from the tailors and cobblers in H?i An, a city located in the South Central Coast of Vietnam. According to Wikipedia, in 1999, the old town of Hoi An was declared a World Heritage…

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