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See: The Perfect Little Black Dress in Paris… all here!

Everyone  wants a perfect Little Black Dress, or two or three in their wardrobe. But imagine when not “little” but MAJOR black dresses are curated into one exhibition, and that’s in Paris…. ohh la la, it’s drool city. Take an inspirational tour of  the Little Black Dress Exhibit at the Mona Bismarck American Center Paris with Richard Nahem…

Published on July 30, 2013

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Wear It Now – The Ladylike Summer LBD – Preen Resort 2013 Highlights

The Summer LBD… it’s kinda a fast-forward, roll back… Call it a bonus that the 2013 Resort collections are happening just as the summer season kick’s off -with plenty of notes for you to take inspiration from. Consider Preen’s ultra-femme black cut-out dress the ultimate little-black-dress to be on the out look for this season,…

Published on June 21, 2012

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Best of Red Carpet Fashion- Screen Actor’s Guild Awards

Another Sunday, another awards show. The Screen Actor’s Guide Awards is a bit different from the rest because attending actors don’t try to ridiculously outdo on another as with the Oscars, or add the extra zing as with the Golden Globes. The SAG Awards is as low-key as a red carpet can get, and with that comes some of…

Published on January 30, 2012

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Celebrity Watch- Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

Actress Cate Blanchett radiated a confident sense of easy glamour in black sculptural Givenchy while in Geneva this week at the IWC Top Gun Gala and made a case for one of fashion’s eternally-chic trends as of late -the peplum. >>More on how to: Get Peplums Right Although her L-B-D has a rather complex pattern…

Published on January 18, 2012

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How to Look Sexy and Modern? Try some well-placed slits like Eva Green in Alexander McQueen

I’ll Have What She’s Having: Streamlined and bold slits in just the right places There’s something about actress Eva Green‘s smart sexiness that reminds us of  the raw style of Italian actresses back in the 1950′s via Veneto days. It’s a control over non-fussiness and an emphasis on dynamic sex appeal and sultriness, best mastered…

Published on November 08, 2011

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Dedicated to the Little Black Dress, Fashion Designer Elizabeth Emanuel is Back

Runway Review: The Art of Being is the new label for Elizabeth Emanuel and is is Be-Utiful! Julie Anne Rhodes interviews the designer. FocusOnStyle asked Julie Anne Rhodes, the former model, actress, award-winning personal chef, and author of the blog

Published on October 21, 2010

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Sex and the City 2 Movie Fashion Oops Promotion Junkets Start

Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis start the big promo push for SATC2 in LBD’s- it’s all about the fashion, you know!It’s obvious, the SATC2 promotion begins… relentless fashion, giddy tales, and lot’s of armchair accolades and disses all in anticipation for the May release of Sex and the City 2, the movie.Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis (Kim Cattrall is appearing in a play in London) started the dog and pony show pr fest at ShoWest, the motion picture convention in Las Vegas.Since so many of you love to follow the what the SATC stars wear and steal their looks for your wardrobe, we thought it would be nice to include some helpful hints on how you can make it work for you.LBD’s were on the fashion menu.When you get it right, everyone notices… For our money, Kristin Davis rocked it in a VERY flattering Oscar de la Renta dress with a fitted a bodice and full skirt that suits her curvy body perfectly. The dress has just the right embellishment to be on trend but not fussy and the right above the knee length flatters her legs. She looks elegant, polished, sophisticated, and ageless– that’s what looking modern and over 25 is all about! WATCH How to Accessorize a Little Black Dress video

Published on March 20, 2010

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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 sister version for shoe freaks in Fifty Shoes That Changed the World.

Published on December 17, 2009

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I’ll Have What She’s Having: Anne Fontaine and Audrey Tautou

“French chic at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Coco Before Chanel’Anne Fontaine and Audrey Tautou – “Coco Before Chanel” Los Angeles PremiereThe fashion would have to be amazing. Anything with Chanel in the title must be genius.But what’s more genius and relevant to updating your look is the very simple and understated glamour of director Anne Fontaine and star Audrey Tautou worn at the Los Angeles premier of “Coco Before Chanel”. Both woman have mastered basic black that is anything but boring in a timeless style that is gorgeous on a woman of any age.While every wannabe fashionista has been having sleepless nights as what she should wear for Fashion Week, some know that it’s the easiest to be simple, smart, and chic. Style that comes naturally to the wearer is always the most covetable.Let’s take the unmatched suit of Anne Fontaine. We love the structured menswear shoulders and subtle texture of her double breasted jacket. Worn in contrast over voluminous pants that drape to a tapered ankle. Add an untucked soft menswear crisp white shirt. Simple sandals and delicate earrings add the right touch of femininity to her elegant menswear look.Audrey Tautou can wear her shaped little black dress to the office or a premiere– that is exactly what makes this classic knee-length style an investment piece that you can wear for seasons to come. A gorgeous clutch bag, skinny belt, and round-toed pumps are super classic and stylish, but the moxie comes from the delicate feather worn in her pixie haircut.When it comes to style that endures time, simple, well-cut classics will always look right.>> Watch my video about How to Accessorize a Black DressHere are some more styles that fit the bill on basic black French Chic:”

Published on September 10, 2009

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