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  • Men’s Spring 2013 Fashion – Highlights From The Runways


    Men’s Spring 2013 wrap-up straight from the runways… Just as its beginning to seem like there is a fashion show or presentation of some sort every working day of the year now comes a surprisingly enviable line-up of on-the-mark collections from some of our favorite, go-to labels. From refreshing takes on color-blocking at Prada to on-trend cocoon shapes at Balenciaga, Valentino, Lanvin and more, to the sleeveless sportcoat, the jacket of the season -there was plenty to take note of for…

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  • When In Rome- Cinecittà Shows Off Classic Italian Cinema At Its Best

    La Dolce Vita (1960) Federico Fellini follows a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome played by Marcello Mastroianni

     I’ve always been fascinated by classic Italian cinema and the genius of Federico Fellini. Who knows how that infatuation plays through the tapestry of my life but through the years, I have visited Rome so many times yet never had the opportunity to tour Cinecittà Studios until this trip. What an enthralling opportunity it is! Particularly since Cinecittà Shows Off! Just standing in the extraordinary Fellini soundstage at Cinecittà, Teatro 5, makes you want to draw on eyeliner, find a black bustier and purr “Marceeeeello,” in…

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  • Revisit: The Best of Haute Couture Spring 2012 to Keep You Dreaming

    Dior Couture Spring 2012

    While the number of shows continues to shrink from season to season, the recent Haute Couture shows for Spring 2012 rigorously continued on with the regal, other-worldly appeal that couture has always made feel so ultimately exclusive. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And although a new guard is slowly joining the ranks with collections that veer a tad bit too much towards the unnecessarily dramatic, there were a handful of top shows that offered thoroughly modern and gloriously conceived options for the elite…

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  • Paris Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways

    Celine Fall 2012

    While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen over the past few weeks with runway reviews, fashion show coverage & backstage beauty, we wanted to take a moment to consider the highlights & top trends to inspire an easy-chic wardrobe update from Paris F/W 2012. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And though there were over a dozen remarkable outings from designers of all types, there were a select handful of outings that caught our eye and are sure to catch your’s too. Balenciaga- After more…

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  • Red Carpet Oscar Dresses and Their Cheap Chic Celebrity Inspired Looks for Less

    Rose Byrne, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz and Missi Pyle on the Oscar Red Carpet in thier original designer dresses

    First Look at the 2012 Oscars Fashion Look for Less It’s that time again…. we’ve done the highs, snarked at the lows, recapped the beauty, made a few pre-Oscar predictions, and have been inside out and up and down with Oscars 2012. But there is one last thing that we haven’t put our red carpet finger on… SHOP: Hollywood inspired dresses at edressme And that is to bring you the hot-out-of-the-design-room-sketches of the, drumroll please, celebrity inspired red carpet Oscar dresses for…

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

    Zoe Saldana in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci

    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 the most elegant, prettiest dresses that don’t ‘wear’ the wearer… in other words, more class, less schmaltz. MORE: Red Carpet We’ve highlighted some of the best…

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  • Want an essential piece to work your wardrobe around? Try a silk blouse!

    Celine resort Silk Blouse 2012

    Shopping Tip: The Silk Blouse Your Essential Go-To Foundation. Layer up in cool, polished style, NOW. Forgo the 2000’s fascination with casual t-shirt dressing. This season designers of all kinds have been offering a savvy assortment of fitted silk blouses to help keep you looking polished throughout the day while retaining that must-have sense of comfort and ease. DON’T KNOW WHAT TO GET? Try one of our Shopping Guides for handy, dandy style online. As they can easily go from day-into-night…

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  • Best of Paris Menswear Fall/Winter 2012

    Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2012

    While we are knee-deep in fashion mania with shows coming at us in all directions from Pre-Fall to Couture to Menswear, there’s still plenty to be inspired by when looking at the latest men’s collections for Fall/Winter 2012. We’ve compiled a list of our top three shows to keep you up-to-date on all that’s new ahead from Paris. >>More Mens: Fashion Reviews & Runway Highlights Yves Saint Laurent (and above) – Luxe leather made for one of the season’s biggest stories…

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  • Inspired By The Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion- Cheap Chic Celebrity Looks For Less


    First Look at Golden Globes 2012 Fashions: Get the Look for Less Get celebrity inspired dresses accessibly… no need to dream about Golden Globes Red Carpet fashion look alikes as they are up for grabs and attainable! FocusOnStyle has the hot out of the sample room photos of fresh celebrity inspired fashion. Charlize Theron, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Alba, and George Clooney’s sweetie Stacey Keibler floored us at the Golden Globes with their flawless designer dresses -why not try to make a statement yourself?…

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  • Best Men’s Coats From Milan Fall/Winter 2012

    Roberto Cavalli Fall 2012

    Roberto Cavalli Just in time for the current season’s winter chill comes a bevy of inspirational finds from the best men’s shows from Milan for 2012 to take a cue from when looking for fresh outerwear ideas. From Roberto Cavalli’s contrast pea-coat (above) to heritage-minded finery, there’s something for everyone to keep in mind when shopping for that perfect coat. Burberry  Burberry’s color-blocked puffer may keep you warm, but its rich mix of colors offers a fresh alternative to drab…

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  • Best of Milan Menswear Fall/Winter 2012

    Prada Fall 2012

    After a few season’s on the lull, Milan was back on track with a season full of covetable collections that are sure to get your man inspired to re-tool his wardrobe come Fall 2012. We’ve compiled a list of our top three shows to keep you up-to-date on all that’s new ahead from Milan. >>More Mens: Fashion Reviews & Runway Highlights Prada- Leave it Miuccia Prada to combine the machismo of vaguely 30’s and 40’s German/Austrian military lifestyle notes with…

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  • Angelica Huston- The Way She Wore


    Long before the likes of today’s cool young Hollywood a-listers & influencers like the much refered to Chloe Sevigny, there was the achingly hip, quirky yet divine beauty of actress & model Angelica Huston in the 1970’s. Shot frequently by Bob Richardson for Italian Vogue(including above), she cut an exotic, startling, unexpected and decadently chic swath around high-fashion circles with beau Jack Nicholson in tow and serves as a remarkable inspiration to this day. -Naveed Hussain Some of our favorite archival…

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