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  • Paris Resale: Vintage French Chic at L’Ibis Rouge

    Chanel jacket at L’Ibis Rouge

    On The Road: Richard Nahem comes across a marvelous Paris shop full of gorgeous French designer goodies. They say the teacher learns from their students. In my case, it’s the Paris tour guide who learns from their clients. Over the years, my clients have shared many things I haven’t had prior knowledge of including: restaurants, historic facts, shopping, hotels, and other insider tidbits. Many have been great finds and very useful. >>MORE: Paris A lovely client from Louisiana and I hit it off…

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  • Revisit The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 1


    Although it’s still mid-August, we’ve begun to look forward to fall dressing over the past few weeks. And with that in mind and with deliveries of cooler weather clothes hitting shops,  comes another look at Pre-Fall 2012 with two posts of inspirational collections. Look at it this way, we are currently phasing through summer so use these collections to your advantage and work new ideas into your current look to stand-out and look fresh. >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows No 21-…

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  • A White Shirt Dress Is So Chic and You Won’t Look Like A Nurse, See LeeLee Sobieski

    LeeLee Sobieski in a long Jil Sander white shirtdress

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: The white clothing fashion trend continues with a dose of celebrity style as Leelee Sobieski wears a fantastic white shirt dress by Jil Sander to The Tribeca Film Festival Raf Simons last few seasons at Jil Sander saw the designer taking cues from Yves Saint Laurent met with Isaac Mizrahi & Bill Blass’ iconic American subversions of classic YSL shapes much like the dramatic, all-white Jil Sander dress actress Leelee Sobieski wore at the Tribeca Film Festival recently. >> How to clean that…

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  • Patricia Clarkson In YSL – Age Appropriate or Aging?


    You’ve got that perfect gala gown, you’re in great shape, don’t let your insecurities get the best of you! Last week actress Patricia Clarkson looked on par with other elegantly turned out celebs in Yves Saint Laurent at a fete for The Metropolitan Opera, and while she looked fantastic in a black-tie gala gown fit for a beauty, she took to hiding her hands and neck in a rather aggressive manner. >>More: Age Appropriate Fashion Tips She looks great, in…

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  • Sleek, French Chic In Yves Saint Laurent- Celebrity Style at The Met Opera


    METROPOLITAN OPERA Season V – PREMIERE OF MASSENET’S MANON Looking back at last week’s opening of the Metropolitan Opera’s new season with a slew of celebrity attendees decked out in Yves Saint Laurent, one can’t help but take note of the accessible, inspirational takes on French Chic each guest radiated in their own way. Model Dree Hemingway in a relaxed ivory suit brought to mind an ultra glamorous twist to Bianca Jagger’s infamous 70’s era white bridal suit, with its…

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  • Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Channeling the aggressive, strong shouldered 80’s era Parisian vixen that a slew of younger label’s have ticked off this season made for a smart, sensual move for YSL’s Stefano Pilati and his swan song at Yves Saint Laurent as it saw the designer leaving on a strong, brazenly sexy note. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And that rigorous, thoroughly French sexual charge was frankly invisible in other collections as Pilati brings with him an excellent sense of good…

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  • Bonus Styling Points this Season- The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 1

    No 21Pre-Fall 2012

    It’s only the last day of January yet we’ve had a tad too many shows to share with you over the past weeks… we know. And with that in mind we’ve condensed Pre-Fall 2012 to two posts of inspirational collections. Pre-Fall 2012, yes it’s too much! But look at it this way, we are currently phasing through mid-winter so use these collections to your advantage and work new ideas into your current look to stand-out. >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows…

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  • Best Men’s Coats From Paris Fall/Winter 2012

    Best Coats Lous Vuitton F/W 2012

    Louis Vuitton Just in time for the current season’s winter chill comes a bevy of inspirational finds from the best men’s shows from Paris for 2012 to take a cue from when looking for fresh outerwear ideas. Consider Louis Vuitton’s plush bomber (above) as a luxurious however bold way to combat the winter chill in a sartorially irreverent manner. Dior Homme Exaggerated volume gave this drab olive cape from Dior Homme a practical play on proportion while making for a…

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  • Best of Paris Menswear Fall/Winter 2012

    Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2012

    While we are knee-deep in fashion mania with shows coming at us in all directions from Pre-Fall to Couture to Menswear, there’s still plenty to be inspired by when looking at the latest men’s collections for Fall/Winter 2012. We’ve compiled a list of our top three shows to keep you up-to-date on all that’s new ahead from Paris. >>More Mens: Fashion Reviews & Runway Highlights Yves Saint Laurent (and above) – Luxe leather made for one of the season’s biggest stories…

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  • Party Time- Dressing The Part This Holiday Party Season

    Lanvin Fall 2011

    We know you’re bogged down with the holiday season’s requisite errands, tasks and what not, but one must also remember the ample amount of face-time we all have to deal with each season as we reunite with friends and family at dinners and celebrations throughout the month. MORE: Holiday With that in mind, we’ve put together a simple four step guide to have you looking your best when celebrating this holiday season. Go ahead, take a moment to look your…

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  • Instant Update- Cover up in the Best Coats of the Season

    Hermes Fall 2012

    For all their dualities, from the practical set to the sophisticated sort, the winter coat is one considerate, sartorial godsend…especially as New York City is getting its first slam of cold weather. Keeping in mind the functionality one needs from outerwear, we understand that winter weather combat gear’s performance is more important when determining what one wears than judging by looks alone. And since one wears their coats consecutively more over winter months than any item of clothing, careful consideration on the…

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  • In The Bag- Yves Saint Laurent’s Softy Chyc Animalier Bag

    YSL Animal Bag

    While animal prints may be as banal and captive of the traditional feminine mystic as polka-dots or bows, there’s no denying the subtle sexuality and graphic, ostentatious charge they can add to just about any outfit. >> SHOP: Animal Prints And this Yves Saint Laurent “Softy Chyc” animal-print calf hair shoulder bag brings home the point beautifully with its explosive print and lady-like, heritage minded shape and details. Use it to pump up just about any look from your average…

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