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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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  • In the Details- Fresh Spring Ideas at Paris Fashion Week You Shouldn’t Miss

    Rochas Spring 2012

    After a month+ of consecutive international fashion shows, it can be hard to not only remember what we’ve seen, but to get a second to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely. That being said, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss. Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Paris shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50’s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION…

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  • Exclusive Video of Yves Saint Laurent's Majorelle Gardens in Marrakech, Morocco for RHONYC Fans


    Brad Boles shares a sneak peek inside the world of YSL & The Real Housewives of New York City go exotic! Exclusive Video of Yves Saint Laurent's Majorelle Gardens in Marrakech, Morocco for RHONYC Fans. You may have spotted me on the teaser at the end of last week's episode of The Real Housewives of New York City. Well, I guess you can figure out the rest!When I think of great style, one of the icons would have to be…

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  • How to Wear A Pantsuit. Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 25


    The menswear influence in fashion could not be any stronger than when wearing a paint suit. We’re giddy with enthusiasm ’cause we can’t even believe that this is Episode 25, of our Impromptu Madness video series! Twenty-five episodes goes sooo quickly. We promise to bring you more fashion advice, more beauty tips (well, bug Brad on that one), more style how-to’s, and more of our special breed of kookiness to help you make your world gorgeous. From interiors to fashion,…

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  • Paris Fashion Week Spring 2011, Spring’s BonBon That One Must Savor


    Runway Review: The Best of Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2011 from Celine, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Rochas, Carven. We’re always amazed at the way a French woman savors a bonbon… like a special treat that you want to linger and thoughtfully and slowly digest on your palette. That’s exactly how we feel about Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2011.Some of the most divine pieces were shown during fashion week in that we had to savor them before we could…

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  • How to wear a vintage jacket

    YSL leather jacket from the the fall 2003 collection

    Styling tips to make a 7-year old YSL Leather Jacket look modernI have an authentic vintage Yves Saint Laurent black leather jacket that I purchased around 2002 when I worked for the company. The blazer style leather jacket with shoulder pads was very expensive at the time and cost ?2k (over $3,100). Luckily, I was able to use my employee discount. Unfortunately, I have not worn it much since. With the return of the big shoulders this season, I think…

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  • Fifty Dresses That Changed the World


    These and 42 other iconic dresses are catalogued in The Design Museum Fifty Dresses That Changed The World. The book is like a walking tour of the world’s most fabulous closet that may also have a Roland Mouret Galaxy Dress (2005), Herve Leger Bandage Dress (1989), Halston Halterneck Dress (1977), or some crazy Metal Disc Dress inspired from the 1966 Paco Rabanne style.Fifty Dresses That Changed the World is full of fun fashion factoids, great photos, and even has a…

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  • Film: Yves Saint Laurent Collection Men’s Spring 2010

    Film still

    A little French flick…Sweet, charming, and poignant, the small film that had its worldwide premiere at creative director Stefano Pilati’s Yves Saint Laurent Collection Spring 2010 Men’s Fashion Show on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 in Paris. Written and directed by Samuel Benchetrit.Sit back and take a brief break from it all.

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