From fire eaters to blow outs… a photo journey Fashion took to the streets Friday night in Fashion Night out, a celebration to kick-off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. And joined with it was everyone from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Jersey crowding the streets of Soho and bouncing in and out of a multitude of open parties in stores and galleries. DJ’s spun, projectors flashed edgy indie flickerings, champagne and vodka drinks were abound as well as hot celebrity showcases at some […]
A farewell to a big summer! A clambake, a game of chicken and a full disco party and season four of Bravo’s hit show “The Real Housewives of New York City”There’s not a chance you could get better then Labor Day in the Hamptons. The weekend started with a glorious sunset clambake at the divine ocean-front home of my very own Lauren Arpel and fifteen perfect summer friends. I was in a panic as to how to make a bonfire […]
PRABAL GURUNGFashion Show Photos / Runway CollectionFall / Winter 2010-2011Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New YorkThis Prabal Gurung’s first runway collection and definitely the designer to look out for.He already is an editors; favorite and has his share of celebrity fans with Demi Moore.Day dresses and coats with rounder sculpted shoulders, color blocking, and asymmetrical cuts are the most covetable.
Sharon Haver & Brad Boles’ Latest Radio Show: the style icons of the 80’s Leigh Bowery, Klaus Nomi, Boy George, Annie Lenox, Grace Jones, Club Kids, and their influence over the late great designer Alexander McQueen and fashion as a whole. Gossip, dish, and inside style tips from back in the day to its influence now…On this week’s Focus on Style- Talk, hosting duo Sharon Haver & Brad Boles talk about the style icons of the 80’s Leigh Bowery, Klaus […]
Personal Confession: I find myself flummoxed by many personal style blogs…I have an old school brain where my fashion focus is more about YOU than ME… most of my career spent behind the scenes to create a gorgeous end-product rather than being front and center in a model posing way.Without naming names in the gargantuan genre of personal style blogs, for me, some are absolutely over-rated, others embarrassing, most are mundane, many are sweet, and few simply stand out on […]
Sweeties, Breathless Brad Boles has been roaming about with more dish to share… S.H.Meow, meow, it may be Gay Night but there are some be-atchy boyz out there..Gosh, I know I can have a sharp tongue but I never make the obvious rude attempt to talk about someone behind his or her back when they are actually right smack in front of me. So tacky.I started my evening off dining at Almond in Bridgehampton with my ever-fabulous friend Lauren Arpel […]
Hillary Clinton leaves the pantsuits at home and looks ah-mah-zing!Enough about First Lady Michelle Obama’s style for a moment.Former First Lady, former United States Senator for New York, Presidential runner-up, and the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is having HER fashion moment.Looking gorgeous, fit, fashionable and exuberant in a flattering and uber stylish green chiffon V-neck flowing maxi dress with a caftan-like drape on the sides, Hillary Clinton made quite the entrance at the after-party for daughter Chelsea Clinton’s […]
Rachel Zoe, the celebrity stylist turned multi-media mogulina, got on the phone to promote Season 3 of her Bravo reality show, “The Rachel Zoe Project” that premieres on Tuesday, August 3rd at 10pm ET/PT.BTW: She did not die nor go bananas on the conference call.We love the allure of the red carpet– but come on– having great style is not only about the fantasy but having a wardrobe that works for you in your life. So we asked Rachel what […]
Did you miss the show? Don’t fret… We have the transcript to read below and just turn on the radio widget and listen while you read… Description: Hosts Sharon Haver & Brad Boles talk with Jill Zarin about the meaning of friendship, fame, matchmaking, love, family, and of course, “The Secrets Of A Jewish Mother,” from Jill’s new book. Aired: 7/23/2010 3:00 PM UTCLength: 30 minutes Host: Focus On Style Talk [Start of Transcript] [Narrator] 0:01: Blog Talk Radio. [Sharon […]
The Hamptons were crawling with Real Housewives from New York and New Jersey (together!), tons of major A-List stars, and more reality show stars than you could fill the parking lot that was presently full of a Rolls-Royce or two or three.Brad Boles was there and is breathless to share his Hamptons high times and celebrity gossip with us.
You don’t need an oversized budget to have style, just some imagination.I spotted Jocelyn Spaar when she was on the job as a restaurant host and thought she looked so absolutely adorable that I had to share her style with you.mediumSo many women– particularly ones in their twenties– get caught up in a trend-by-numbers way of dressing. They have to have every conceivable trendy style because a celebrity wore it or all their friends have it and in the process […]
“Photos in magazines and ads get retouched– we know that. Every time a celebrity photo gets overdone, the blogosphere goes mad with Photoshop rage. And rightly so.But a little helpful “cleaning up” only enhances the image. Master retoucher and former Ford model Sharon Daniels unveils what really is behind the photo that you see and why. –S.H.How Much to Retouch in Advertising and Media… and Why!It’s no secret that photo retouching is essential to all media platforms. It can lure […]