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  • Top Trends from Milan Fall/Winter 2012 Menswear

    Jil Sander Fall 2012

    While it’s true that menswear has only so much room to change each season, there was still a refreshing assortment of new ideas for Fall 2012 -here’s a look at some top trends that caught our eye in Milan. Animal Novelty Prints- Andrea Pompilio Burberry Animal print motifs have been popping up in some of the best women’s collections recently so it comes as no surprise that they crept their way into the men’s shows this season in a myriad…

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  • The Top 10 Fashion Moments of 2011- The Year In Review

    Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2011

    While fashion’s come & go, they do serve as a sign of the times we live in and work as a time capsule of sorts full of memories, moments and merriment. Looking back at the sartorial world of 2011, what comes to mind may be the abundance of too much too fast (so much fashion, so many news outlets, too many designers) -that’s why we’ve complied a shortlist of the good, the bad and the boring. From Missoni madness to celebrating fallen…

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  • Printed Matter- Mastering Printed Pants

    Derek Lam

    Printed trousers have been making their way onto runways the world over for quite a few season’s and judging by the Pre-Fall collections we’ve seen so far for 2012, there’s more to come. So how does one don prints on a part of the body most people try to distract the eye from? Here’s a look at how to make them work for you while instantly updating your wardrobe and options. These days, clashing print on print head-to-toe looks are…

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  • Must-Have… Chloe’s Techno Bomber Jacket

    Chloe Bomber Jacket

    True, our love for storied French label Chloe is undying and remains unparalleled, and with varsity and bomber style jackets all the rage on and off the runways, call it a natural, obvious choice that our favorite option comes from Chloe. Ever since the label’s Resort collection debuted, we’ve been waiting with bated breath to get out hands on their teal techno iteration on the season’s must-have bomber jacket. While it boasts a cool attitude and veers on the boyish…

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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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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Vintage Inspired Fashion

    Miu Miu Fall 2011

    Because every season calls for a bit of vintage flair we thought it would be a good time to look back at all of our favorite vintage-inspired looks from the Fall 2011 collections to cull a handy bit of inspiration to help you cultivate a look that incorporates notes from the past with a thoroughly modern sophistication. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And since you can always use real-deal vintage pieces to pull together a completely customized look, we couldn’t think of…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Snakeskin

    With head-to-toe prints now de riguer on runways around the world it’s time to cozy up to one of our favorite fall prints and fabrications as the alluring, graphic and even sexy use of snake & python we saw for Fall 2011 felt undeniably fresh. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Use them to add texture to all of your favorite fall looks while keeping up with the trends…here’s a look at how to pull it off. Prada (and above) Miuccia Prada used python…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Color-Blocked Separates

    Balenciaga Fall 2011

    While color-blocking is no new trend story, it wasn’t until this fall season that we really saw a spike in contrasts with ingenious iterations from designer’s the world over. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Along with some simple shopping advice, here’s a look at some of our favorite uses of color-blocking that are certain to make a graphic statement this season and most probably many to come. Balenciaga (and above) Nicolas Ghesquiere has been doing graphic sci-fi couture for many seasons and…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Leather Sleeved Outerwear

    Chloe-Fall-Winter-2011-2012-Ad-Campaign

    Leather sleeved tops, jackets and coats have been at the top of our most-wanted lists for quite a few fashion cycles but it wasn’t until this season that we saw the trend really gain momentum with designers using hides of all kinds from snakeskin to lambskin to toughen up and add an edgy contrast to even the most classic of pieces. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS From heritage minded trench coats to traditional black wool toppers, outerwear of all kinds were given…

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  • Leg Work- Spring 2012’s Best Footwear -Celine, Dries Van Noten, Rochas, Yves Saint Laurent

    YSL Spring 2012

    After seasons of major statement making shoes with mind-boggling heel heights and preposterous ornamentation, we’re really feeling the simplicity of the footwear options we saw on the runways for next spring. That’s not to say that footwear has been reduced to the simplistic and merely functional, quite the contrary indeed. From YSL’s shielded heeled loafers to Rochas’ mirrored slides, there were plenty of options out there to lift your wardrobe’s potential and your spirits too.  Here’s a look at the…

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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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