I’ll Have What She’s Having: Perfect autumnal essentials that should have you ready-to-go anywhere, from work to play Last week in London musician Florence Welch stepped out in a smart, autumnal minded ensemble that had us yearning for rich paisley prints and chic layering options. Follow Welch’s lead and look for pieces in your wardrobe and in-store that boast heritage prints in color-ways that evoke the warmth of the fall seasons’s palette in elegant tried-&-true silhouettes and pair them with […]
I’ll Have What She’s Having: An otherwise sophisticated special occasion up do that rocks out in modern color! Katy Perry has that rare knack to take something so juvenile and transform it into something chic, elegant and very grown up without looking old. Just as she did with blue Smurf hair, but this time with vibrant pink hair color. At last night’s American Music Awards, Katy walked the red carpet in an elegant, yet very “done,” up do hair style. […]
Must admit that Lady Gaga looks rather chic in this geometric design by Irina Shaposhnikova from her ‘Crystallographica’ collection at Royal Academy at Fine Art in Antwerp (see it here). Lady Gaga wore the dress on a photo shoot and cover for the French Madame Figaro magazine… there you go, some French chic styling input to tone her down and class her up. The Lady Gaga dress is part of the Icons & Idols rock ‘n roll and sports auction […]
Runway Review: Light, simple and carefree – as fashion should be – is what you will find in Charlotte Ronson for Spring 2012. Charlotte Ronson’s Spring 2012 collection continues with the bohemian feeling known for her line, but for Spring 2012 she trades in the grunge we have seen in the past two seasons and for a of precious vintage femininity. The ever-present small floral prints are here again and in addition we have cotton eyelets, lace collars, ombre chiffon, delicate […]
Runway Reviews & Raves: Anna Sui does 70s disco and launch's a new luggage collection, while Micheal Kors works the animal prints and Jeremy Scott worked a cactus print and saloon girl fringe 70s Retro meets the wildwest hello Ms Kitty! Anna Sui has always been a favorite of NYFW because she has been delighting the crowds for more then 3 decades and never gets staid, Anna is always in her element with Spring, whimsical patterns mixed and matched with […]
I'll Have What She's Having: This is HIGH F-A-S-H-I-O-N, but is it right for Lady Gaga?It seems that Lady Gaga got the memo that the constant ridiculous costumes distract from her music. Its redundancy in trying to push the envelope becomes, well, boring.Then, there is fashion, and there is HIGH fashion.At an appearance for MTV News last night, Lady Gaga wore an off the runway, Tom Ford chalk white guipure lace dress with 3D detail. The dress has the exaggerated […]
It may seem simple, but sometimes how to wear a straw hat with style can get a little tricky. Every once in a while there is a fashion accessory that seems so easy yet becomes impossible for many women to stylishly pull off. The cute summer straw hat is today's fashion conundrum, SOLVED.Effortless and breezy straw Panana hats, raffia fedoras, a feminine take on a classic trilby, and the 70's-esque straw floppy hat are all on trend this summer.
Just looking at this iconic jacket makes you want to shake your booty. It's Michael Jackson's red jacket worn in the Thriller video!It's impossible to not think of Michael Jackson's style without wanting to get up and dance!The jacket designed by Deborah Nadoolman Landis is up for auction at Julien's Auctions Music Icons Auction in Beverly Hills along with over 600 items from the world's most iconic musicians from Lady Gaga to Jimmi Hendrix.As for MJ, other items include the […]
The Real Housewives of New York City in Morocco and the meaning of GRACE, and a snake charmer too! The Majorelle Gardens were the subject of my last piece here on Focus on Style. Now, I bring to you this week with the ladies and my birthday in Morocco.When I was planning my birthday party, I had no idea The Real Housewives of New York City were coming to Morocco at the same time.When Jill called me to tell me […]
The challenge to conceal dark circles started our product search & ended with a fantastic little box of tricks known to fashion and movie make-up artists for over a hundred years! I have been in the fashion, music video and film world as a make-up artist for over 25 years. Sharon Haver put me to the challenge to find the best dark circle concealer that does not look caked or dry for under and over eyes, and a great way […]
Lady Gaga walks the Mugler runway for Paris fashion Week fall / winter 2011.