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  • Revisit The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 1


    Although it’s still mid-August, we’ve begun to look forward to fall dressing over the past few weeks. And with that in mind and with deliveries of cooler weather clothes hitting shops,  comes another look at Pre-Fall 2012 with two posts of inspirational collections. Look at it this way, we are currently phasing through summer so use these collections to your advantage and work new ideas into your current look to stand-out and look fresh. >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows No 21-…

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  • Raf Simons Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012


    For Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012 Raf Simons’ might not have unveiled the kind of magic that led John Galliano to catapult the storied house back into the stratosphere, but nevertheless, his debut collection certainly caught our eye. And indeed, it is clearly a new day at Dior. From the serenity of the floral filled room to the steadied pace of the models on hand, its clear that at first glance this was a remarkable palette cleanser, albeit a…

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  • Resort 2013: Highlights From The Runways So Far from Preen, Celine, Valentino, Balenciaga


    While the Resort 2013 presentations can’t hardly be over, we can’t help but take a moment and share highlights from the season so far… And with men’s fashion weeks popping up just as couture is set to start early July, there are still Resort shows being intimately, however sporadically shown, that cannot be missed. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Take note as many of the season’s collections continue to deliver completely wearable, functional clothes to covet, and what’s even more to…

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  • Trend Tuesday – Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron in Top Spring Business ChicTrends

    Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron Spring Style

    Why do we tip off what works about these two political ladies? Because both Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron have mastered sophisticated business chic, and here’s how you can add polish to your workwear wardrobe  too! Call it a double-impact dose of top Spring cool when Michelle Obama & Samantha Cameron are paired together… MORE: Michelle Obama Style and Samantha Cameron The duo looked easy- business chic last week meeting in D.C in a natty white skirt suit with a sculptural…

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  • Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton So Gamine- Oscar Red Carpet Fashion 2012

    Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton

    Michelle Williams made a typically feminine choice to compliment her gamine pixie cut with a vivid red tiered dress from Louis Vuitton that worked to highlight her radiant complexion while nailing the season’s top peplum trend while on the red carpet. >>More: Oscars 2012 Not a bad move considering the more matronly choices her fellow actresses wore to today’s 84th annual Academy Awards. >>MORE: Red Carpet By choosing a decolletage baring floor length number, Williams’ look stands on its own while not forgoing the…

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  • Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Body conscious, well-tailored and asymmetric dresses with expert seaming and unusual folding and pleating are what really draw my attention to this collection… The fall 2012 Narciso Rodriguez collection was a seamless continuation of what we saw in pre-fall with structured outerwear, oversized and voluminous silhouettes, asymmetrical draping and folding, seaming, and color blocking. Very true to it’s identity, the perfectly tailored, clean line is a home run.  The warm chestnut browns and smoky greys were kicked up with saturated…

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  • Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Runway Review & Fashion Show Photos

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    Runway Review: Tracy Reese gives us a colorful fall 2012 collection that balances strength with femininity with her use of punchy colors, large tropical prints, sturdy fabrics paired with draped silk, and silhouettes that accentuate the female shape. It’s refreshing to see a fall collection that isn’t dark and dreary, instead the saturated oranges, purples, aquas and yellows put a sunny spin on the cold months of the season. This line had some of the most wearable, flattering peplum shapes I have…

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  • Rebecca Taylor Fall 2012 Runway Recap

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    Runway Review: The urban girl with a rocker sensibility will feel right at home with this collection that emphasizes rich tactile fabrications that play off more than black. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Classic silhouettes such as bomber jackets, shirt dresses, moto jackets and even what could be a Saville Road herringbone get a cool and downtown vibe at the hands of Rebecca Taylor. Expertly cut loose layers and the de rigueur peplum, all look fresh and lively, particularly when in a…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Rooney Mara Shows You How To Pull Off Sculptural White

    'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Japan Premiere in Givenchy

    While Cate Blanchett made a stunning recent appearance in the black version of the sculptural white Givenchy dress Rooney Mara wore last week in Tokyo for the premiere of The Girl With A Dragon Tattoo, Mara made a case for alternative red carpet dressing in winter white and looked all the more memorable for it. Consider white as a fresh alternative to party dressing and the ubiquitous L-B-D as it is certain to make you stand out from the crowd…

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  • Bonus Styling Tips this Season- The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 2

    Balenciaga pre-Fall 2012

    Day two of our Pre-Fall roundup for 2012 has us continuing to scour the best collections out there to help you update your look immediately -why wait? Didn’t you love Day 1 of our Best of Pre-Fall styling tips? >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows Balenciaga- Taking his cue from the illustrated works of celebrated fashion artist Antonia Lopez and 80’s era French power dressing from the likes of Mugler & Montana, Nicolas Ghesquiere’s latest outing didn’t abandon his signature takes…

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  • Bonus Styling Points this Season- The Best of Pre-Fall 2012 Part 1

    No 21Pre-Fall 2012

    It’s only the last day of January yet we’ve had a tad too many shows to share with you over the past weeks… we know. And with that in mind we’ve condensed Pre-Fall 2012 to two posts of inspirational collections. Pre-Fall 2012, yes it’s too much! But look at it this way, we are currently phasing through mid-winter so use these collections to your advantage and work new ideas into your current look to stand-out. >>More: Runway Pictures & Shows…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Actress Cate Blanchett radiated a confident sense of easy glamour in black sculptural Givenchy while in Geneva this week at the IWC Top Gun Gala and made a case for one of fashion’s eternally-chic trends as of late –the peplum. >>More on how to: Get Peplums Right Although her L-B-D has a rather complex pattern she managed to work in a chunky gold bracelet to give the eye something else to focus on while not distracting from the beauty of…

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