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

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    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

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    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

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    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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  • We Heart Sarah Jessica Parker’s Pendant Necklace

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    “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…

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  • Runway Hairstyles: The Wet Look & The Dry Look

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    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…

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  • Stylish Clogs, you will want them!

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    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.

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  • Moroccanoil hair products are a conversation maker

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    Moroccanoil (that’s one word), the hair product that’s buzzed about more than a swarm of bees at a summer picnic. It’s the one of the hair products of choice for some big celebs, including Saylma Hayek, Renee Zelwegger, Taylor Swift, Debra Messing, Katy Perry, and Marion Cotillard. Moroccanoil is used by top hair stylists, backstage at fashion shows and awards events, blah blah… you get the picture. Moroccanoil is getting the right play and becoming a celebrity cult favorite.

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  • On Trend: Strong Shoulders

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    How to wear shoulder pads and get the look, not the bulk. Let’s face it, a broader shoulder makes your hips look smaller and what’s not to love about that?Sharp shouldered jackets, origami draping, extended seaming, and overtly blousey sleeves, there is no stopping the bolder shoulder as a silhouette to add to your wardrobe.

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