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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

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    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

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    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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  • Elizabeth Taylor believed “More is More,” and it’s all up for grabs at Christie’s

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    The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor auction dates December 13-16 2011, celebrating her life and legacy at Christie’s New York and online. The legendary actress and humanitarian’s estate is stunning, to say the least. From the Crown Jewels of Hollywood, her copy of the first edition of National Velvet, incredible haute couture from Dior, Valentino, Gianni Versace, to French decorative arts and furniture from Emile Galle, to her Andy Warhols. And, who cannot think of the jewels… some of the most extraordinary…

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  • Sheer For Day Or Night? Emily Blunt Does It Right…

    LACMA GALA Emily Blunt

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Work wonders in a sheer & maxi combination Actress Emily Blunt looked radiant in a decadent art-deco inspired beaded Gucci dress at a recent LACMA event in Los Angeles while donning an ingenious combination of a sheer panel paired with a dramatic maxi length.  And while heavy beading, a fitted shape and a sheer panel below the knee reads as too many ideas for one dress on paper, her Gucci number works thanks to a…

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  • Bette Midler Auction- Costumes and Possessions from the Divine Miss M

    Bette Midler Auction

    You could probably clue in that I wasn’t a generic kind of kid when I had to reach to “someone” I admired for a school project and that someone was Bette Midler… fresh out of her bath house days and immersed in campy chutzpah. Honestly, I think my mom was more impressed at the time that a large 9×12 envelope from Ms. Midler’s agent/manager arrived in the mail addressed to me with clips and autographed photos of her Divineness…. my mom…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Snakeskin

    With head-to-toe prints now de riguer on runways around the world it’s time to cozy up to one of our favorite fall prints and fabrications as the alluring, graphic and even sexy use of snake & python we saw for Fall 2011 felt undeniably fresh. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Use them to add texture to all of your favorite fall looks while keeping up with the trends…here’s a look at how to pull it off. Prada (and above) Miuccia Prada used python…

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  • In the Details- Fresh Spring Ideas at Paris Fashion Week You Shouldn’t Miss

    Rochas Spring 2012

    After a month+ of consecutive international fashion shows, it can be hard to not only remember what we’ve seen, but to get a second to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely. That being said, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss. Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Paris shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50’s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION…

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  • Age Appropriate Fashion- Over 40, It’s Back to classics and how to navigate trends for Spring 2012

    The Urban Jungles of this world inevitably produce trends in fashion that make their way into closets across America. With fashion week upon us, I’m looking forward to the fashion parade outside of Lincoln Center. The young and restless work the stairs and promenade leading up to the tents ala Lady Gaga!  Yet, there are elements that can be lifted from the wreckage such as the vintage print scarfs that reemerged during the fall 2011 fashion week in February. Tied…

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  • Diane Von Furstenberg- Spring 2012 Fashion Show

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    Runway Review: You will be covered with it all in DVF next Spring!  I would like to find myself dressed in the collection next April and May. The DVF woman will confidently strut in draped silk crepe, crisp wrap skirts with volumous pockets, tailored suitings, oversized, bold prints, and a hint of shimmer. The runway collection eases us in with a color palatte of soft grey, taupe, pale citron and warm coral, then it grows strong with kelly green, violet and…

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