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  • Lady Gaga rocks MTV Europe Music Awards in Paco Rabanne and a whole lotta Pop Star fashion you’ll never find in YOUR closet

    Lady Gaga in Paco Rabonne at the EMA's

    Like any other music awards show or red carpet, the fashion is far more avant garde and out there than most events. That’s usually a good thing as the fashion yawn factor diminishes accordingly. At last night’s MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Lady Gaga wore a selection of futuristic ensembles from Paco Rabanne, the iconic fashion house with a history to the future.  And, then there were some other get-ups, mostly one that you will never find in your…

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  • Music: Roisin Murphy

    Music: Roisin Murphy

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  • The Decisive Guide On How To Set A Beautiful Table + Plan A Lavish Evening At Home

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    It’s that time of year when if you aren’t usually a person who does it big, you might just want to make the effort to set a beautiful and lavish table. I’m more of a casual host and prefer to arrange nibbles on stations throughout my loft rather than have a big sit down table setting. Partly, because it’s the lay of the land here. I have a very open floor plan with my kitchen and breakfast bar that is…

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  • How to Plan and What to Wear to a Holiday Party at Home- Impromptu Madness with Sharon Haver and Brad Boles, Episode 18


    Yup, it’s here! Holiday hoopla is at full swing so I decided to create a series of Holiday Review posts and start off with one of my kooky Impromptu Madness videos that Brad and I did together.BTW: These videos are much more off the cuff than the style sessions in my C’est Chic Crash Course. We totally have different ideas on how to best arrange your party. Hear what we have to say & tell me how you get your holiday best…

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  • You really want to see this Dries Van Noten Paris Exhibition

    First look at this Dries Van Noten Paris celebratory exhibition had me cheering for the designer’s novel approach to mixing bold prints, vivid colors, ethnic references and plays with textiles in ways that are fiercely modern. Let’s see what Richard saw. –S.H. I went to see the newly launched Dries Van Noten exhibition last Thursday with a friend visiting from out of town who is into fashion (and who comes once a year to Paris to buy her clothes), so…
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  • John Varvatos Fashion Show Photos Fall-Winter 2014

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    JOHN VARVATOS Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Fall / Winter 2014 Milan Fashion Week – Menswear Designer John Varvatos unleashed a heady rock’n roll brew for Fall 2014 while taking cue from iconic band KISS and their signature made up faces to conjure an aura of mysteriousness and strength. And he just so happened to present the band in tow for his latest collection while unveiling them as his Spring campaign superstars and current muses. And once you look past the…

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  • Nina Ricci Spring 2014: What It’s Like To Attend A Fashion Show During Paris Fashion Week


    I don’t think there’s anyone who loves a GOOD invitation as much as Richard does! Add a great fashion name and he can’t be beat…  Well, if food was involved, he’d secretly love it even more. My friend, the NY expat & Paris insider tells us what it’s like to attend a fashion show during Paris Fashion Week, particularly the Nina Ricci Spring 2014 collection. Trust us, the Spring 2014 collection is simply divine, and Richard’s got the close-up’s to…

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  • How to Wear It- Flashback Big Shoulder Pads Are In, But Are They Right For You?

    Rita Ora wearing Emanuel Ungaro

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Musician Rita Ora makes a case for big shoulder pads in Ungaro, and it worked! Shoulder pads, one of those fads we all said we hoped never to come back, are back… Yes you read right, big shoulder pads have been making a return on runways as of late for a bolder silhouette, that can actually come in handy. What makes these big shoulder pads relevant & modern? >>WEAR THE TREND NOW: How to Wear…

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  • John Varvatos Fashion Show Photos Spring-Summer 2014

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    JOHN VARVATOS Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Spring / Summer 2014 Milan Fashion Week – Menswear A return to elegance. This is how John Varvatos sums the spirit of his spring/summer 2014 collection. “Modern men want to dress up again. Still, they do not want to feel stiff,” says the designer. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS “I imagined a nonchalantly dressy wardrobe for today’s men, mixing day and night, refinement with an edge and sophisticated ease. While working on this collection, I…

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  • Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s PUNK: Chaos to Couture at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Left: Sid Vicious, 1977. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph © Dennis Morris - all rights reserved Right: Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) for House of Chanel (French, founded 1913), 2011. Vogue, March 2011. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by David Sims.

    Every once in a while f-a-s-h-i-o-n takes itself way too seriously and fails to remember the heart + soul that is the inspiration for its being. There, I have said it. I wanted to love PUNK: Chaos to Couture at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. But when you take the grit out of a movement and distance it from its authenticity, what’s left are derivative pieces which, when standing alone, are lost in the vapor that is a hot flash of…

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  • Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2013 Runway Photos + Video – Milan Fashion Week

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    Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2013 runway highlights and video: Leave it to Dolce & Gabbana to pepper the Milan F/W 2013 fashion week with a decadent homage to Italy by once again taking inspiration from their native country. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS The collection, with its religious touchstones, regal embroideries and ladylike shapes, offered a heady alternative to the seasons serious grays and reappropriations of the 40’s seen elsewhere. And for those looking to score ticks on trend lists, there…

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  • Looks like showgirl costumes to me- Musée des Arts Forains, Paris fantasy costume museum

    Ohh la la, the French really have a reason to stay too long at the fair! Forget Las Vegas, when there are fantastic and feathery costumes in Paris at the Musée des Arts Forains (the Museum of Fairground Art). Richard Nahem takes us there, cancan costumes included. —S.H. The Musée des Arts Forains, the Museum of Fairground Art, is only open to the public once a year for a two-week period between Christmas and New Years.  Luckily, this year I had…

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