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  • Stylist Advice: Are Flared Pants in Style?

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    Expert stylist’s advice, our weekly installment of style & lifestyle questions from YOU for us to contemplate is back, first-up comes a query on flared pants that everyone could learn a thing or two from  From Suzanne-   Are flared and/or belled pants still fashionable to wear?    With Miuccia Prada’s Fall takes on the bookish, print filled charm of the haute 70’s and fashion’s latest fixation on reworking the perfect pant in every shape imaginable, it was only a matter…

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  • Runway Now: Nude Nail Polish, The Beauty Trend To Wear Now

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    Nude nail polish, right from the Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week runway.  There’s nothing we love more than when classic is on trend! This catwalk trend that SHOULD BE in every stylish woman’s beauty arsenal, if it’s not already. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  It’s CLASSY not crazy. Forget neon color nails and  grotesque nail designs. (Almost) naked is better and VERY chic. Age-Appropriate Tip: What you can pull off for your toes, doesn’t always rock on you hands no matter…

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  • NYFW Highlights of the Spring 2013 Runways- Calvin Klein, Thakoon, Jil Sander Navy, Narciso Rodriguez

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    The FocusOnStyle team of Alix, Naveed, Brad and myself have been busy covering New York Fashion Week and although each of us has a slightly different P.O.V, our universal voice is here to help each of you get inspired to bring a little bit of new style into your life- can-do chic as I like to call it! While we’ve reported some of the best Spring 2013 shows that we’ve seen this week with runway reviews, fashion show coverage, backstage beauty, we wanted to take a…

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  • Chado Ralph Rucci Spring 2013 Futuristic Color Blasts To Exquisite Construction

    Chado Ralph Rucci Spring 2013

    Chado Ralph Rucci Runway Review: Ralph Rucci of Chado once again made a case for himself being the country’s most important other Ralph in the fashion game Never one to follow the mandate for trends, one of America’s closest allies with the world of Haute Couture, Rucci centered his signature sculptural silhouettes around riotous shouts of unabashed color. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS From ultra-deluxe fabric choices to meticulously crafted and conceived silhouettes, proportions and patterns, the maestro’s Midas touch was in…

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  • Yigal Azrouël Unpretentious Downtown Ease for Spring 2013

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    Yigal Azrouël Runway Review: In continuation of the architectural minimal silhouette from Fall 2012, Yigal Azroel delivered plenty of edgy yet soft floaty pieces perfect to keep the downtown set comfy on a warm day. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS The Spring 2013 collection draws inpiration from nature’s architecture and the effortless ease of hidden energy and environments, states the collection notes. Ease there was in the super clean collection that, from profile, played like a modern riff of Bonnie Cashin’s 60s non-fussy…

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  • Grown-Up and Affordable Eco-Conscious Lingerie From Stella McCartney

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      There’s no need to resorting to any more undergarments from Pink anymore -leave those for the kids with Stella, Stella McCartney’s affordable new eco-conscious lingerie line. From one of our favorite designers here at FoS, the urban yet girly sensibility of Stella McCartney just got a little more accessible with the debut of Stella, her new lower priced line of lingerie. And as per usual, Stella benefits from the eco-warrior designer’s conscious stance. >>Want a lean look fast? Shop…

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  • If you don’t take my word, Cindy Crawford is also all about self-confidence in how you look too

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    Get with ME on this one. She’s gorgeous. She’s fit. She’s tall. She’s successful. She’s supermodel Cindy Crawford spieling about her new clothing line that  just debuted in Europe for C&A. So why should we care about what Cindy says back here in the States? The line is for Europe and it’s an advert, right? WRONG.  “So much about looking good is self-confidence and how you feel,” is what Cindy Crawford says in her “behind the scenes” promo video, here: I…

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  • Stylist Advice: Age Appropriate Shorts And What Leggings To Wear To A Wedding

    Rebecca Taylor - Sequin Tuxedo Shorts at Saks.com

    For our first round at Talk Thursday full of expert stylist’s advice, our new weekly installment of style & lifestyle questions from YOU for us to contemplate, comes TWO questions that everyone could learn a thing or two from  From Lisa-   ‘I like the shorts with platform heel look. I am not talking short shorts but at least a 5″ inseam. What I am wondering is what age is too “old” to be wearing this? I am not looking for a cougar…

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  • Carven & Celine Wear It Now! Cropped Printed Pants- Resort 2013 Highlights

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    Resort 2013 Highlights that you can wear now! Take note ladies, no need to wait until December to get your hands for top inspiring trends to hits stores… First up, cropped printed pants. >>More: On Mastering Printed Pants The 2013 Resort collections may not be hitting shops until months from now, but we take that as even more reason to take a cue and get ahead of the game by paying attention on how to wear the latest future looks now,…

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  • MDNA: Madonna’s Cone Bra 2.0, The Costumes, The Show…The Material Girl Still Has It Going On!

    Madonna "MDNA" World Tour Opener

    Feeling sorry for yourself? Need a little boost? What the heck is age-appropriate anyway?  We’ve got the elixir to charge you up! Over 700 costume elements. Six costume changes for the Material Girl  herself.  A costume change for the dancers with each song. Yup, Madonna is back! And, along with comes the iconic cone bra 2.0.  Madonna’s MDNA World Tour opened in Tel Aviv last week and it’s pointing up. First making waves in 1992 with Madonna’s Blonde Ambition Tour,…

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  • Can A Midi Dress Look Chic & Not Matronly? Yes, Look At Gwyneth Paltrow

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: An elegant midi dress that doesn’t scream old lady frumpy AND you can wear it to work! Here’s some stylist advice on how to make a forever-chic statement like actress Gwyneth Paltrow in a knee-length number and not look matronly. Turning head’s for over a decade with her innate sense of style that remains forever-chic, actress Gwyneth Paltrow‘s recent appearance in a minimal Burberry textured dress should work for you as a source of inspiration…

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  • French Chic at a Certain Age: A well-cut trench coat a la Patricia Kaas

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    Let’s be frank: There comes a time when fussy becomes unfashionably fatiguing and plain is boringly aging. >> Day Two of the three-part FoS series Age-Approriate French Chic At A Certain Age But, pairing a well-cut trench coat and sultry smokey lined eyes, is a time-tested fashion recipe that never spoils! Take, for instance, French actress and chanteuse Patricia Kaas who understands the understated elegance of a lightweight, well-cut trench coat- a hallmark in dressing with French chic style. It’s not any ordinary…

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