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  • New York Holiday Windows- Bergdorf Goodman & Saks

    Bergdorf Goodman

    Retail Remedy: Voilà, our tour of Paris holiday windows is wrapped up and here we have a quick look at some New York elegance by way of Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue The BG Follies of 2012 designed by David Hoey is the theme of Bergdorf Goodman’s holiday windows for 2012. Bergdorf’s windows are always a FocusOnStyle favorite for their whimsical opulence blended with glamorous theatricality. This year was no exception. >> RELATED: Holiday Style and Holiday Dress Tips Entertainment inspiration comes…

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  • Runway Beauty: Veronica Lake Hair is The New Wave & Here’s How To Get The Look


    Film Noir Hair Inspiration From The Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week Runways at Zac Posen Get the high glam mystery of femme fatal sirens of film noir as gorgeous retro waves are a runway hair hit next Spring. DON’T WAIT for daisies to start to bloom.  Take a cue from Zac Posen’s elegant Spring 2013 runway this season as John Frieda and Luigi Murenu offer up expert hairstyling tips to help you get your glam on NOW… >> MORE:…

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  • Notes from Paris- Parisian Milliner Marie Mercié

    Milliner Marie Mercié, Paris

    Retail Remedy: From our resident Parisian contributor Richard Nahem comes a visit to milliner Marie Mercié’s charming boutique Stephen Sondheim famously begged the question “Does anyone still wear a hat? ” in the song “Here’s to the Ladies who Lunch ” from the musical “Company”. If he walked by Marie Mercié’s eponymous shop near St. Sulpice, the answer would an emphatic yes! >>MORE: Because you don’t need to travel for French-Chic-Style discover our French Style Section Mercié’s shop is a…

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  • Exclusive Interview With Mark Weiss: What It’s Like To Be a Rock ‘n Roll Photographer

    Invitation for the Rock Paper Photo "The Decade That Rocked" photo exhibition by rock 'n roll photographer Mark "WEISSGUY" Weiss, curated by Phil Collen of Def Leppard.

    The Decade That Rocked. Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be behind the scenes photographing some of rock ‘n roll’s greatest legends? I know that I certainly find it fascinating. Bon Jovi. Twisted Sister. Def Leppard. Ozzy Osbourne. Christina Aguilera. Sebastion Bach. Gwen Stefani. Gene Simmons. Bret Michaels. Joan Jett. And even One Direction. A who’s who in music, that’s who. My friend since my early stylist days, Mark “WEISSGUY” Weiss, the ICONIC rock ‘roll photographer that has been…

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  • John Varvatos Spring/Summer 2013

    John Varvatos Spring/Summer 2013 Fashion Show

    JOHN VARVATOS Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Spring / Summer 2013 Milan Fashion Week – Menswear “I am constantly inspired by everything that I see around me.” says John Varvatos. ” I think the idea of elegance is relevant again for an audience that, so far, has not experienced the taste of it. Youthful elegance, therefore, is my feeling for this season, meaning with youth an attitude, not a matter of age. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS I mixed a sense…

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  • Costume Institute Gala at the Met – Red Carpet Style Part Two


    Red Carpet Style from “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part Two From the expected appearances in Alexander McQueen to the rather unexpected, this year’s Met Gala had some surprises and inspirational looks for sure. Here’s a look at a few more highlights from the evening’s red carpet arrivals. >>MORE: Drool-worthy Red Carpet Fashion Actress Mia Wasikowska (above) was one of our top favorites of the event in scarlet red Prada that boasted a high…

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  • Costume Institute Gala at the Met – Impossible Conversations – Red Carpet Style

    Gisele Bundchen in Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci with husband Tom Brady at "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala

    Red Carpet Style from “Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Time goes by so fast that it’s even hard to believe that the Met Gala was here once again just yesterday evening especially after the mega-buzz last year’s Savage Beauty retrospective of Alexander McQueen drew. >>MORE: Drool-worthy Red Carpet Fashion But here we are again for another fantastic, intriguing exhibit focusing on the work and uncanny parallels between Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaperelli, two women who could easily…

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  • Met Museum Live Stream Costume Institute Benefit From The Red Carpet Today


    It’s almost like be right there at the Met Museum Costume Gala but you can be in your pj’s… we wont tell! Good news, this year’s Met Museum Gala for the Costume institute Benefit will be shared via live stream for those looking for high-fashion inspiration… For the first time ever, arrivals on the red carpet for today’s gala to open and celebrate the museum’s latest show, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, will be shared live. If last year’s Alexander…

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  • Dita Von Teese Shows You How To Make A Big Impact In Small Prints at Coachella


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: On trend all-over small prints easy on the eye, big on style… Attendees high & low at this year’s Coachella music festival worked quite a few enviable looks that are certain to keep the blogosphere abuzz including the always on par Dita Von Teese, who, as expected , forego rocker grunge for elegance. That’s why we look at her for today’s example of how to wear small prints, with big style. >> RELATED: How to wear…

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  • Celebrity Festival Style – Kate Bosworth in Isabel Marant


    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Western Chic With a Dollop of Cool Rocker Edge This year’s Coachella music festival seems as if it’s sartorially minded revelers sense of style is more center stage than that of the bands in the line-up… Just take a look at the always on cue Kate Bosworth in Isabel Marant, looking tres chic western with a cool dose of deshabille met with a studied hand at mixing modes for a sexy take on rocker chic and the perfect example…

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  • Sleek, French Chic In Yves Saint Laurent- Celebrity Style at The Met Opera


    METROPOLITAN OPERA Season V – PREMIERE OF MASSENET’S MANON Looking back at last week’s opening of the Metropolitan Opera’s new season with a slew of celebrity attendees decked out in Yves Saint Laurent, one can’t help but take note of the accessible, inspirational takes on French Chic each guest radiated in their own way. Model Dree Hemingway in a relaxed ivory suit brought to mind an ultra glamorous twist to Bianca Jagger’s infamous 70’s era white bridal suit, with its…

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  • Listen Up! Ear Wangs by Fanny Wang Headphones for sound with grown-up style appeal

    Ear Wangs

    Sometimes you want a pair of on-ear headphones that don’t look like you’re ready to join the wannabe DJ set. Nothing wrong with the super-sized headphone look but at a certain age you look kinda ridiculous working out with a set of motherships attached to your head, not to mention some blinged out logo. If you’re looking for something with a stylish yet sophisticated flair, Ear Wangs by Fanny Wang Headphones Co. in the “freshly squeezed” Duo Color 1000 Series may…

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