Default- Home- helping you + your biz get out there
Own your message- SEARCH- Business
  • It’s time for a modern fashion history lesson! Dior Haute Couture 2014-15

    Dior-Haute-Couture-Fall-2015

    Go ahead, dream a little with Raf Simons’ latest Dior Haute Couture collection… Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week is a great time to gather ideas & inspiration for the next big event in you and yours friends lives. And with Raf Simons trip through fashion history’s most glamorous moments for Fall/Winter 2014-15 highlighting 8 substantial shapes updated with future thinking craftsmanship, consider these some of the most advanced in looks for seasons to come. MORE: Runway Sure, we’re talking six-figure […]

    ... READ MORE
  • Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014: A case for the classics in the audience

    Marie Josée Croze, Allison Williams and Isabelle Huppert all in Dior

    Ok, you may not be able to afford this (nor I), but you can certainly afford to understand the power of elegantly tailored pieces… haute couture or mass market, there’s some fab styling inspiration there! I’ll Have What She’s Having: Dior Haute Couture Spring 2014 attendees had us mesmerized on How to make a case for classics with celebrities Kate Bosworth and more in ultra glam, daytime friendly Dior We love to people watch almost more than see what’s on […]

    ... READ MORE
  • Holiday Makeup goes for gold as seen at Christian Dior Spring 2014

    Makeup at Dior S/S 2014

    Holiday Makeup goes for gold to help you radiate holiday cheer Besides the thoughtfully precise and utterly modern creations making their way down the Spring 2014 Christian Dior runway, the collections beauty routine most certainly caught our eye for party makeup ready for holiday fetes. >>MORE: Expert beauty tips for everyday life By covering both the lid and entire eye area with solid gold, and then contrasting it with a swipe of liquid liner in an unexpected and offset hue, […]

    ... READ MORE
  • Printemps Paris Holiday Windows- Dior & Marion Cotillard, absolument!

    Printemps Paris Holiday Windows

    Retail Remedy: The world of Dior for the holidays. Richard Nahem continues to bring us his tour of  Paris Holiday Windows I adore the Printemps windows this year but I have a slight problem with them. As fun and imaginative as they are, they symbolize promoting a brand rather than the spirit of Christmas. The windows are devoted to the Dior brand and their logo and name is bluntly splashed everywhere. As much as they appealed to me, I think tiny tots and kids […]

    ... READ MORE
  • Raf Simons Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012

    Christian-Dior-Couture-Raf-2012-2

    For Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012 Raf Simons’ might not have unveiled the kind of magic that led John Galliano to catapult the storied house back into the stratosphere, but nevertheless, his debut collection certainly caught our eye. And indeed, it is clearly a new day at Dior. From the serenity of the floral filled room to the steadied pace of the models on hand, its clear that at first glance this was a remarkable palette cleanser, albeit a […]

    ... READ MORE
  • Book This New Fashion Tome: Assouline’s Dior – Three New Fashion History Volumes

    DIOR book

    Just as Raf Simons is set to unveil a newly reconfigured take on the iconic codes of Christian Dior comes a glorious three-volume set of books from Assouline to refresh your palette… With all eyes on Dior and what Mr. Simons will bring to the storied house debuts a look back at one of fashion’s most iconic powerhouses with three volumes dedicated to Dior Fashion, Fine Jewellery & Perfume. >> More: Stylish Reads Recounting the maison’s game-changing history and the revolutionary impact its had on the […]

    ... READ MORE
  • Dior Goes Neon Pop with Anselm Reyle for Dior Collection

    Anselm Reyle for Dior

    Ohhh, how we quiver with gorgeous anticipation whenever we open correspondence from the House of Dior. When it includes the fantastic melding of art meets glam, our pointy toe pumps click to attention. German artist Anselm Reyle collaborated with the iconic French fashion house on a new capsule collection of bags, shoes, costume jewelry, sunglasses, small leather goods, scarves, and beauty products for the Anselm Reyle for Dior collection. All feature bright, color saturated & fluorescent camo prints based on the artist’s freestyle interpretation to shake up […]

    ... READ MORE
  • House of Dior Homage Exhibition for Paris Fashion Week

    House-of-Dior-Homage-Exhibition-for-Paris-Fashion-Week_feature_article

    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 bit for my opinion on this and, based on what I have seen thus far, personally […]

    ... READ MORE
  • Media mentions + appearances: fashion and style expert, and online business success strategist for women entrepreneurs

    ... READ MORE
  • Oscar Best Dressed 2017- Make Celebrity Style Work In Your Wardrobe!

    OSCAR-BESTDRESSED-2017

    Last night’s Oscar Best Dressed stunners certainly played by the K.I.S.S. (keep it simple stunning) principle of memorable celebrity style. Sure there were plenty of heavily embellished gowns, beading, draping and opponent fabrications, I’d bet that each of the more ornate gowns were a testament to incredible craftsmanship. But what happens when the dress is  fussy, the hair is fussy, makeup is heavy, the wearer gets lost in all the extras and becomes forgettable, particularly on TV where the more […]

    ... READ MORE
  • [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion with Elyssa Dimant

    podcast-thumbnail-elyssa-dimant

    Did you ever dream of having French couture in your life? Well, I have the closest way most of us can make that specific kind of luxury accessible in our daily life, and it’s amazing! Elyssa Dimant, author of The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion, is the 7 Days to Amazing podcast guest this week to share the dazzling history and journey of Paris fashion throughout the 20th century and today.

    ... READ MORE