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Fashion Off The Runway: Celebrating Street Style Photography
Fashion Off The Runway: Celebrating Street Style Photography

While the New York Times‘ Bill Cunningham was shooting chic man-on-the-street images back in the ’70s, street style photography really exploded in the late ’00s, and soon bloggers like The Sartorialist’s Scott Schuman, Tommy Ton and Garance Doré became household names in the fashion world. Capturing stylish urban denizens, street style blogs offered a sense […]

The Store is Everywhere
The Store is Everywhere

  “I think PCs are going to be like trucks. Less people will need them.” So said the late Steve Jobs, just after the debut of Apple’s first generation iPad, three years ago. He was right. Today, we inhabit what Jobs called the “post-PC era.” Sales of smartphones and tablet computers have surpassed sales of […]

‘Gatsby’ Inspires Flapper Fashions
‘Gatsby’ Inspires Flapper Fashions

The opulence of the 1920s roars onto the silver screen with Friday’s opening of “The Great Gatsby.” Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary classic features an A-list cast (Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire) and soundtrack (Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Florence + The Machine). But it’s the lineup of costume collaborations that is creating “flapper […]

Bill Cunningham New York
Bill Cunningham New York

One of my biggest fashion inspirations is Bill Cunningham, the famed fashion photographer. He not only is extremely talented at what he does, but his simple outlook on life is so refreshing and sweet. You have to love this man! A delicate, funny and often poignant documentary portrait of bicycle-riding octogenarian Bill Cunningham, the beloved […]

Finding the perfect holiday dress.

The holiday season is upon us and with Christmas and New Year’s Eve right around the corner, it’s important to hunt down that perfect dress. Here’s some tips on how to look your best this holiday season: Be careful not to show too much. Balancing an outfit is important, if you are showing your legs, […]

Green Goes Deep For Fashion In Berlin

Germany’s capital is a wellspring of fashion labels producing eco-friendly attire. A new approach to design is taking root in Berlin, and it has nothing to do with all the tech startups that have set up shop over the past few years. The city’s fashion scene–which ascended to the worldwide stage in 2007 with the […]

Iconic Moments in Film that Changed Women’s Fashion
Iconic Moments in Film that Changed Women's Fashion

In addition to being one of Woody Allen’s best films, “Annie Hall” also changed women’s fashion. When Diane Keaton donned a casual, menswear-inspired look, stylistas of ’77 shouted, “chic!” “Flashdance” may not be a masterpiece, but this fan favorite made Jennifer Beals’ leg warmers, leotards and oversized sweatshirts become a definitive look of the ’80s. […]

Make ‘em different: Bridesmaid dress trends for 2012
Make 'em different: Bridesmaid dress trends for 2012

Bridesmaids have the main duty of making sure the bride looks perfect and is calm on that big day, as they are some of the most important people in a bride’s life. When it comes to bridesmaid fashion, why shouldn’t bridesmaids look great too? In the past, a bride picked one dress for all of […]

Tangerine Tango: Pantone’s color of the year in fashion.
Tangerine Tango: Pantone’s color of the year in fashion.

The color of 2012 is a citrus-red hue that will give your weary eyes a break from all of those neutrals. Tangerine Tango, Pantone’s 2012 color of the year, was selected because, “there’s the element of encouragement with orange, it’s building on the ideas of courage and action, that we want to move on to […]

Are You A Lolita?
Are You A Lolita?

Thirteen-year-old blogging sensations are just the beginning. For Spring, designers kicked their youth obsession up a notch by indulging in some Lolita fantasies. Christopher Kane drew inspiration directly from the Kubrick movie for his sweet gingham baby-doll dresses, and Stella McCartney’s off-the-shoulder ruffled blouse and Moschino Cheap & Chic’s retro two-piece and floppy sun hat […]

Why Round Sunglasses? A Style Investigation

Suddenly round sunglasses are the look of the summer.

Fine Points: A Sleight of Hand With a Bit of String

The 1970s were not kind to macramé, but now designers have brought it back in a modern way this summer.

Spring 09 Trend Report – Marrakesh Express
Spring 09 Trend Report - Marrakesh Express

Ali Baba pants at Ralph Lauren, djellabas at Gucci, turbans everywhere from Dries Van Noten to Paul Smith—the Spring runways were as shimmering and vibrant as a Moroccan souk. And there were as many slouchy, sexy silk jumpsuits as there are stars in an Arabian night sky… Here’s some looks from the shows…     […]

The Hamptons in Flip-Flops

Low-key and beachy is the theme this year, but you’ll still need a fat wallet.

Noticed: It Works For Us
Noticed: It Works For Us

From boyfriend blazers to grandpa cardigans to this season’s heralded return of the pantsuit, women are filching from men’s wardrobes.

Fall Trends: You’ll Still Be Wearing Leggings
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Gucci. If there was any doubt that we are in the midst of an eighties moment, the longevity of leggings has cleared that right up. Every runway saw a pair or three

Fall Trends: Velvet for Adults
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Velvet is growing up this fall. It’s no longer a little-girl fabric, nor prissy and prim. Instead, you’ll wear sophisticated looks that are classic, soft, and feminine with a hint of toughness

Fall Trends: The Boyfriend Jacket Is Back
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The news in jackets this fall? Size is everything. The masculine, oversize boyfriend blazer has returned from the eighties

Leather Leggings Trend

Even though we don’t think that this trend will emerge until Fall 08, we are constantly seeing this leather leggings or faux leather leggings trend on the runways and media. See Scarlett Johansson on the cover of Nylon Magazine below. You can also look at our previous Trend Watch posts to see other pictures.

Balmain Fall 08 Runway Looks

Remember our post in March highlighting Balmain’s Fall 08 looks? Well, plenty of celebrities are latching onto his stylish creations – such as this dress worn by Christina Ricci on May 6th as she continued her press tour for Speed Racer, landing at the film’s Tribeca Film Festival premiere in a frilly keyhole dress and […]

Givenchy Fall 08 Fashion Show Paris

Fashion is turning in the direction of his kind of dark, romantic, faintly goth aesthetic… Note the skinny leather pants and ankle / gladiator boots – these trends are emerging.

Christian Lacroix Fashion Week 08 Runway

Dark , mysterous - the tone is set for Fall 08. Check out these pieces from the Christian Lacroix Fashion Week RTW Fall 2008 Paris Runway…  

One-Shoulder Look

Here’s Katie Holmes at the 2008 Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica. The actress needed little other than peep-toe Louboutins to complement this gorgeous dress. We’re seeing the one-shoulder look come around full force this season.

Balmain Fall 08 Show

The one-shoulder look on dresses is definitely a trend happening right now. You can catch every designer label making a version of the one-shoulder look. I think it is rather elegant to see on women. A beautiful way to show off the decolletage. See these looks from the Balmain Fall 2008 Show – gorgeous.  

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