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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“We Heart Sarah Jessica Parker’s Pendant Necklace- hot jewelry trend! Sarah Jessica Parker stepped out last night for her Bravo’s “Work of Art: The Next Great Artist” reality TV show and we think her choice of jewelry was a work of art!While SJP’s “major” heart pendant– on a very chunky chain– was almost old school rapper huge, it’s rough-hewn, hammered texture and antique finish tone it down to be modern and chic.originalA largish, statement-making pendant necklace works so well with […]
Christian Siriano for Payless Shoes Big Trend at a Cheap Price. Talon Heels are the of-the-moment crazy fashion trend, why not make it cheap chic?
Alexander McQueen Final Collection Presented in Paris
Megan Fox and Scarlett Johannson Red Carpet hairstyles- Get a shorter new hairstyle without cutting your hair! The faux bob is a major red carpet hair trend this season. Renato Campora for Frederic Fekkai faked out a faux bob hair tips.
Top hair trends, The Dry Look vs The Wet Look. Which textured style works for you?Frederic Fekkai in partnership with the CFDA / VOGUE Fashion Fund is the host of the L.A. Runway Show for the 2009 Designer Finalists– we have the backstage tips to get these two hot runway hair trends.Frederic Fekkai’s lead stylist, Renato Campora created two signature hair styles with an emphasis on texture. Renato shares his styling tips with FocusOnStyle readers so you can try the […]
Don’t say we didn’t warn you. We’ve been spotting clogs and clog boots with street style cred for a few seasons. We’ve been stocking up our Cool Clogs Shop, when whenever we see a wood-soled wonder that looks right. And now it’s official- Chanel showed clogs on the spring 10 runway and they have morphed into a must-have trend for fashonistas and the comfort-seeking alike.