ARCHIVE: Fall / Winter 2012 – 2013
Runway Review: From Emporio Armani comes an assortment of wardrobe pieces perfect enough to update any wardrobe with, but the real story here were those directional Bermuda shorts that were the starting point for almost every look and were offset by a surprising girlishness.
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In their words:
‘LITTLE WINTER FOLLIES’
A play on clothes, fun little touches of pure fantasy: the more the search for form …READ MORE >>
While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen so far this season with runway reviews, fashion show coverage, backstage beauty, and home style inspiration too, we wanted to take a moment and look back at highlights from London’s top shows.
As per usual, there was no shortage of statement making, thought-provoking, completely modern & individual outings from some of the city’s most talented -here’s …READ MORE >>
Burberry Prorsum Autumn Winter 2012 Womenswear Collection Runway Review:
Burberry’s Christopher Bailey looked to the directional trend of contrasting elements and fabrications and the house’s history and combined town & country elements with rigorous styling that gave off a personal, quirky vibe.
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Overall, the collection had a tight selection of silhouettes that all boasted a cinched, figure defining waist that was ladylike while at the same time universal in its age spectrum. Diagonal …READ MORE >>
Mulberry’s Fall 2012 outing at London fashion week was a heady mix of textures, shimmer,glam and fur. On view was a typical fun ride from the luxe leather goods label with voluminous hairy fur skirts and coats echoed by the two giant monster-sized Yetti guards at the runway entrance along with the label’s traditional runway dog appearance featuring an adorable Puli dog in a Mulberry coat on the catwalk- he has his own Yeti fur, thank you.…READ MORE >>
Designer Daniella Helayel of ISSA London made major waves stateside when Kate Middleton chose to wear ISSA for her engagement portrait.
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If the Duchess of Cambridge gets her groove on, we may be seeing her in one of Issa London’s rich colorations and deftly drawn prints inspired from a Trans-Siberian journey from Moscow to the Forbidden City in Beijing. Any woman can find ease and style in one of …READ MORE >>
The FocusOnStyle team of Alix, Naveed, Brad and myself have been busy covering New York Fashion Week and although each of us has a slightly different P.O.V, our universal voice is here to help each of you get inspired to bring a little bit of new style into your life- can-do chic as I like to call it!
While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen …READ MORE >>
Use fashion show inspiration to style your home!
New York Fashion Week just ended but don’t be surprised if what you saw on the Fall 2012 / Winter 2013 fashion runways ends up as inspiration in your home style.
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Or consider looking at the future fashion trends to think about how YOU can get the look in your home right now.
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As long time fans of Norma Kamali’s ever-expanding namesake fashion line the first thing that comes to mind when perusing her latest offering for Fall 2012 is that Kamali just may well be one of America’s most consistent designers around ever.
Never one to cater to trends or experiment for experiments sake, she has continually delivered well made finery with an utterly universal, timeless appeal and as the saying goes …READ MORE >>
From Hollywood’s go-to duo for red carpet worthy looks with a thoroughly modern attitude comes another collection full of camera ready gala gowns that are certain to delight critics & audiences alike.
Inspiration from Badgley Mischka:
“For Fall 2012, we were inspired by the German Impressionist film,’Metropolis.’ The light, angles and geometry of the film’s imaginary cityscapes are reflected in the collection’s mood, silhouette and embroideries.”
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While Ralph Lauren may not be one you turn to when looking for collections that reinvent the wheel per say, he does remain America’s finest at envisioning the kind of sportswear that helped the U.S become a major player in the fashion arena by offering something once never seen before -true American sportswear.
And judging by his latest outing, he’s picked up on the craze that hit television show Downtown …READ MORE >>