While designer collections make their runway debuts months before they hit sales floors, it’s not usually until we see the ads circulate that we get a clue to the bigger picture behind the season’s story and along with that a dynamic dose of dreamy inspiration. And judging by the Spring 2012 ads that have hit the web so far, it’s clear that many of our favorite designers went in several directions- there’s no clear-cut set of trends, instead it’s a come […]
With the holidays around the corner, celebrate the love and appreciation you have for your pets with some stylish finds like the ones we’ve sourced for our annual holiday gift guide this season. From an on-trend neon leash by Balenciaga to a contemporary McMansion perfect for your little sea creatures, there’s something well-designed, practical and within reach for your pets this season. Need more help gifting this season? Consult our other Holiday 2012 Gift Guides United Bamboo’s Ferocious Felines- We can’t […]
For all their dualities, from the practical set to the sophisticated sort, the winter coat is one considerate, sartorial godsend…especially as New York City is getting its first slam of cold weather. Keeping in mind the functionality one needs from outerwear, we understand that winter weather combat gear’s performance is more important when determining what one wears than judging by looks alone. And since one wears their coats consecutively more over winter months than any item of clothing, careful consideration on the […]
FocusOnStyle is going to the dogs today and we love it! >> Try some ready made Pet Costumes You all know that we’re suckers for a pooch in a good costume around here, so without further adieu…. we bring you 500 dogs, 3,000 spectators, and a wild and wooly time for all, with some of our faves from the 21st Annual Tompkins Square Dog Parade this weekend. More dogs in halloween costumes, ’cause we know you love it too! [nggallery id=31]
While color-blocking is no new trend story, it wasn’t until this fall season that we really saw a spike in contrasts with ingenious iterations from designer’s the world over. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Along with some simple shopping advice, here’s a look at some of our favorite uses of color-blocking that are certain to make a graphic statement this season and most probably many to come. Balenciaga (and above) Nicolas Ghesquiere has been doing graphic sci-fi couture for many seasons and […]
Runway Review: Paris Couture Fashion Week Givenchy, Bouchra Jarra, Valentino I don’t if it’s because of the mass appeal of Juicy Couture or simply the way its meaning evolves as it filters into mainstream vernacular, but "haute couture" although commonly perceived as a custom item of clothing of any sort or price, in actuality is a term protected by law and defined by the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Paris with very specific rights.
Runway Review: The Best of Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2011 from Celine, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Rochas, Carven. We’re always amazed at the way a French woman savors a bonbon… like a special treat that you want to linger and thoughtfully and slowly digest on your palette. That’s exactly how we feel about Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2011.Some of the most divine pieces were shown during fashion week in that we had to savor them before we could […]
Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Fashion Photos 2010 at the 67th Annual Golden Globes AwardsPhoto Gallery of Red Carpet ArrivalsCelebrity Fashion at the 67th Annual Golden Globes Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA Sunday, January 17, 2010
Fashion designers of the decade. Our fashion savants, and vintage experts, Andrea Perini and Naveed Hussain of VagabondNYC have culled some of their thoughts from the past 10 years and have put together this quick-study crib sheet of what influences in fashion are worth remembering and collecting from the decade and why.
How to wear shoulder pads and get the look, not the bulk. Let’s face it, a broader shoulder makes your hips look smaller and what’s not to love about that?Sharp shouldered jackets, origami draping, extended seaming, and overtly blousey sleeves, there is no stopping the bolder shoulder as a silhouette to add to your wardrobe.
BCBG | Spring / Summer Runway Summer 2010 Collection- Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York
Strut your personal style with The Boyfriend Shirt…I thought this was a fun experiment with style that I didn’t want to pass up. And, why not play model for a day?!The plan: Take one menswear shirt and have a group of fashion writers rock The Boyfriend Shirt with their own personal style! One simple shirt, so many different ways. Well, make that S.E.W., as this shirt is very special…Fashion writer group in The Boyfriend Shirt. That’s me with my hand […]