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What’s hot in Paris? In the city of French Chic, comes an important fashion exhibition in homage to master French couturier Cristobal Balenciaga… the man before the brand as many know it today.
A fabulous new exhibit of the couturier Balenciaga’s fashions has just opened. The collection is a tribute to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of the master fashion designer.
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The elegant, controlled theatricality of Dita Von Teese’s work, lifestyle and sense of dress made for a fitting match as she escorted designer Jean Paul Gaultier to the opening of his retrospective at the Dallas Museum of Art this week.
We’re loving her JPG gown with its asymmetrical military inspired bust and haute Parisian dose of subtle flair. -NaveedREAD MORE »
Besides the now iconic cone bra’s he outfitted Madonna for in the early 90′s, the highly controversial Hasidic-inspired collection for Fall 1993 and the many in-your-face ethnic influenced collections ripe with rigorous tailoring that have followed, fashion’s original enfant terrible, Jean Paul Gaultier, will forever be a designer who’s done much more than that in our books.
Long before today’s mega names associated with showmanship like John Galliano and Alexander McQueen,READ MORE »
On view at WaterDream: the Art of Bathroom Design, at the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA). Who knew that a loo could be so cool?Well, I do as I have a Phillipe Starck toilet in two of our bathrooms in New York.But a urinal, and one that's museum worthy too?Through September 17, Duravit and Starck will be on display as part of a popularREAD MORE »
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 figureREAD MORE »
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That Grecian draped dress that you love was probably inspired by Mme. Gres! Most eyes may be on the Alexander McQueen retrospective in New York, but don't miss this exhibition from one of the masters in fabric draping.If I could only have just one vintage couture piece, something from Madame Gres would be on my wish list. The extraordinary and timeless designs of thisREAD MORE »
Alexander McQueen must be smiling down on us.Just last week his eponymous label became a household name for non-fashionistas when Kate Middleton walked down the Royal Wedding aisle wearing a Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown and changed into a second McQueen dress by for the reception.Then there are the rest of who have been mesmerized by the art of his designs that wentREAD MORE »
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Retail Remedy: Le Bon Marché in Paris showcases the Eternellement Dior
We know how much Richard Nahem loves the Paris that he shares in his walking tours, and he will be tipping FocusOnStyle during Paris Fashion Week.
Designer John Galliano has been certainly in the news this week for his rather horrific alleged comments caught on a cell phone video. I’ve been interviewed a bitREAD MORE »
The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels, Timeless Iconic Design on Display. Must See: “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels” at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. For more then century, the remarkable history of Van Cleef & Arpels has been intertwined with the lives of many of the greatest personalities of our time. Each has enhanced the otherREAD MORE »
Must See: American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection at the Brooklyn MuseumHere's a fashion treat for those of you in the city this holiday weekend or in the next 2 months.The Brooklyn Museum, it's an incredible museum that's just a few train stops out of Manhattan, marks its new relationship with the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with an exhibitionREAD MORE »
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