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Artsy Heels with SoCal Sole | TaylorSays

Dec 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Fashionistas everywhere owe props to designer Louboutin for his ubiquitous red soles. He put brand identification by way of a signature shoe bottom on the map, and for that, we say, "thank you." Does sole design end there? A young California native does not think so, and is expanding on this well-seen area of the shoe. Using her aesthetic talent and bold patterns to adorn the often neglected undersides of a stiletto, Taylor Reeve is intent on spreading her art to the streets with her luxury shoe collection, TaylorSays.... Read More

Minimalist and Functional Designs by Ronen Chen

Dec 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

With an emphasis on simple and functional luxury clothing, designer Ronen Chen is deeply inspired by architecture and structural elements that he encounters on a day-to-day basis— including buildings, bridges, markets and sidewalks. By incorporating graphic and monochromatic features into his minimal designs, it’s Ronen’s observations that allow him to create such timeless and fashionable pieces.... Read More

Drink In Basil Soda's Spring/Summer RTW Collection

Dec 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Already a celebrity favorite for Red Carpet events, being worn by some of today’s hottest starlets including Marion Cotillard, Katy Perry and Emily Blunt, the luxury designer Basil Soda’s Spring/Summer RTW collection stunningly showcases the designer’s inherent talent. The silhouettes are slender and ultra-feminine as the collection perfectly blends bold with demure and playfulness with poise.... Read More

Newest Dolce & Gabbana Fragrance is for Those Special Nights

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Scarlett Johansson is not average looking— even for a movie star. Yes, she may be famous for her natural girl-next-door appearance, but she is also sexy and exotic. This special combination makes her an excellent choice as the face for Dolce & Gabbana’s new luxury fragrance, The One Desire.... Read More

Industry Veteran Adrienne Landau Presents Fall 2012 Fur Collection

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

For celebrities, wearing fur can be an extreme sport with invective-shouting protestors and even the occasional flour bombing (Kim Kardashian). Some unabashedly prefer animal skin, like the Olsens with their $17,000 fur-covered bag designed for their line The Row. No matter what the media sensation of the day, fur is and will remain a luxury fashion item for the affluent during the winter months. For these clients, furrier Adrienne Landau’s ready-to-wear line is creative and easy to wear (aside from the occasional red carpet run-ins).... Read More

Pharrell Williams Debuts Capsule Collection for Palladium Boots

Nov 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, producer, designer and all-round tastemaker Pharrell Williams has partnered with super-stylish luxury footwear brand Palladium on an exclusive new capsule collection for the holidays. Initially founded in France in 1920 to make aircraft tires, the brand employed the same skills to make rubber-soled boots after World War II and soon after became outfitters of the legendary French Foreign Legion. Today, the brand is still making strides with collaborators like Pharrell producing innovative styles.... Read More

Rediscover The Statement Piece With C/FAN

Nov 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

It seems as if the term “statement piece” has lost its luster over the past few years. With so many designers out there, many of us (myself included) have become seriously misguided, and it is now increasingly more difficult to determine what truly constitutes as a statement item. That being said, just one look at the vibrant and expressive luxury accessories from up-and-coming design brand, C/FAN, will undoubtedly steer you in the right direction – that being of creative and vivacious statement pieces.... Read More

Blend Bohemian Glamour And Sophisticated Style With Rae Francis

Nov 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

As women, we like to taste a bit of everything; whether it be dessert or fashion, our hunger is never truly satisfied until we have experienced it all. At times, even this is not enough— sometimes all of our options are simply so delicious that we cannot choose a favorite. New York-based contemporary womenswear line Rae Francis completely understands this with their uptown-meets-downtown Spring 2013 collection of luxury garments made for the modern woman that has to have it all.... Read More

Sophisticated Comfort for Fall by Elizabeth and James

Nov 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Yes, the Olsens are still all over the luxury fashion scene, from attending chic events like the WSJ Magazine Innovator of the Year Awards to getting ready to launch their Sephora fragrance in March. But while it seems like we see paparazzi shots of these girls all over the globe, their main focus is their fashion label Elizabeth and James. And contrary to what many predisposed opinions society may have of the twins who grew up in showbiz, you can tell that the girls treat this brand like their baby. In their ready-to-wear collection for fall, the Olsens keep up their good record by focusing on the needs of their customers.... Read More

New Fragrance by Mercedes-Benz is for the Ladies

Oct 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The new luxury fragrance by Mercedes-Benz is the second bottle by the auto brand, and is geared towards women. Just last year, Mercedes-Benz released its first perfume for men, and now the awaited ladies’ version is available. Created by Olivier Cresp, the fragrance includes top notes from fresh and sparkling chords of bergamot and juicy peach, with middles notes of delicate and subtle floral notes from mimosa, and its base notes include patchouli, white musk and vanilla.... Read More

Newcomer Makes Debut at L.A. Fashion Week

Oct 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

One reason why we look forward to luxury fashion shows is that while we get to “ooh” and “ahh” at our favorite established designers, we’re also given the opportunity of being surprised by a few newcomers. This season, one such designer is Maria Korovilas, who graced us with her first collection last week at L.A. Fashion Week.... Read More

Quintessentially British Looks for Fall by Hackett London

Oct 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Hackett London is a brand with a long-standing history behind its name. The luxury menswear label was founded in 1979 by two friends, Jeremy Hackett and Ashley Lloyd-Jennings, who met while shopping for second-hand classic British fashion in London’s Portobello Market. The two successfully began selling vintage menswear as vendors in the same market, and opened their own Hackett standalone store on London’s New Kings Road four years later. In 1985 they finally began selling their own creations, and today the brand is comprised of six lines— including menswear, formal knit, tailoring, eyewear, accessories and even children’s wear.... Read More

Cavalli Fragrance to Hit Stores in February

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

A few weeks ago, we mentioned that Georgia May Jagger would be the face of Roberto Cavalli’s new luxury fragrance, Just Cavalli. Today, that advertisement is public and we have a few more details on the scent.... Read More

Kate Bosworth Becomes Ambassador of Luxury Beauty Brand

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With all of the botox, bleach, and other enhancers that are out there today, it’s hard to say that there are a lot of natural beauties of our time. Only a few names come to mind, but one is certainly Kate Bosworth— and who better to be the new face of a luxury skin care line than the blonde bombshell, herself?... Read More

Sophia Graydon Brings Style Back To Sleepwear

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Wearing sleepwear as outerwear has been a major runway hit this past season, but when it actually comes to dressing for the bedroom, many of us throw luxury fashion out the window and resort to oversized t-shirts or worn out garments. Monica Nassif, founder of Sofia Graydon, discovered that when searching for a pair of luxury pajamas, there were none to be found. Style isn’t something that you should be able to take off once you go to sleep, and Nassif’s goal became to create the most luxurious, elegant and beautifully made lounge and sleepwear to bring style and elegance back into the bedroom.... Read More

MAC Collaboration Brings Us Line of Makeup Bags for the Holidays

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Luxury makeup company MAC Cosmetics is known for teaming up with some of the most artistic, fashion-forward, and truly inspiring names in the beauty industry, and this next pairing is no exception. Liz Goldwyn, the Los Angeles-based artist, filmmaker and fashion muse has just signed on to create makeup bags for the iconic brand's new holiday collection called "Fabulousness."... Read More

Young Designer Charlie May Presents Refined Minimalism for Spring

Oct 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury fashion designer Charlie May is certainly young, but she definitely knows what she’s doing. The 24-year-old graduated from university in England just over two years ago, but is already establishing herself in the cut-throat industry. After working as assistant to London-based designer Thomas Tait for two seasons, May set up shop in the same city to pursue her own label. With two successful collections already under her belt, she recently presented her most recent creations for Spring 2013 at her very first runway show.... Read More

Otherworldly Men's Fragrance is Versace's First in Five Years

Oct 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Men everywhere can finally (with our permission) channel their inner god with the new fragrance by Versace. The luxury brand is releasing its first men’s fragrance in five years— one that is sure to evoke sacred whispers of thanks from women around the globe. And not only is the scent captivating; we’re loving the ad campaign that Donatella put together for us, too.... Read More

New Eco-Friendly Designer Already a Hit in Hollywood

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The Emmys last week officially marked the start of Awards Season— and with that, luxury designer name-dropping. After watching all the Red Carpet recaps last week, we realized there was one designer’s name that we kept hearing over and over again: Oliver Tolentino. And after doing a little research on the new designer, not only are we impressed with his resumé that is already sprinkled with big-name celebrities, but his unconventional approach to luxury women’s fashion is intriguing, as well.... Read More

NY Fashion Week to Feature New Designer Erin Barr

Aug 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Up-and-coming luxury designer Erin Barr may only have debuted her first collection this past spring, but that doesn’t mean she’s lacking in experience. Before getting her start in fashion design, Barr was already a veteran in the industry. Observing masters from behind the scenes certainly helped her learn the ropes before she hit the drawing board herself, and it shows in her latest collection for Fall 2012.... Read More

Dior Cosmetics Goes for Gold With New Fall Shades

Aug 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Feeling especially fierce this fall? If so, luxury brand Dior has the ideal autumn makeup collection for you. Tap into your wild side with Golden Jungle, the newest makeup collection by the brand known for contemporary elegance. But don’t be too scared off by the name of the collection— unlike the bold hues featured in the label’s summer mix, this one consists of a welcome group of golden neutrals that will go well with your fall wardrobe.... Read More

Celebrate Fashion By Jean Paul Gaultier in Madrid

Aug 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk has been exhibiting across the United States, showcasing the luxury fashion designer’s provocative work that ignited ideas revolving around sexuality, gender issues and multiculturalism.... Read More

Dolce and Gabbana Perfume Campaign Stars Laetitia Casta

Jul 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

You may recognize the new face of luxury designer brand Dolce & Gabbana’s classic perfume, Pour Femme, from the runway or the big screen. French model Laetitia Casta is a former Victoria’s Secret Angel and is a L’Oreal spokesperson, as well as an accomplished model in her native country. Most recently, she’s been chosen to front the campaign for the new and improved version of the well-known fragrance Dolce & Gabbana Pour Femme.... Read More

Supermodels Join Naomi Campbell Reality Show as Judges

Jul 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’re a fan of both luxury fashion and reality TV, you’ll love this: Oxygen Media has confirmed that models Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha will be joining as judges on supermodel Naomi Campbell on her new reality show.... Read More

Waterproof Mascara & Eyeliner | Our Picks Put to the Test

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

There is still plenty of warm weather up ahead and that means sipping drinks poolside, sun worshipping on the sand, taking the boat out... and dealing with eye makeup that will ruin your look at the first sight of anything wet. Of course thanks to many luxury cosmetics brands, there are a number of products waiting for you to purchase, try once and hopefully nottoss in the pile of other would-be waterproof choices. So, to make things just a little bit easier, we went ahead and took the plunge for you with a handful of options to see just who sink or swam (puns very much intended).... Read More

Team USA Uniforms for Olympics Opening Ceremony Spark Outrage

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With the 2012 Olympic Games just around the corner, it seems all anyone can talk about-- even more than the sports themselves-- is the anticipated fashion that will be worn at the Opening Ceremony this Friday. With the Olympics now considered the most fashionable sporting event of all time, the Opening Ceremony will feature team uniforms by luxury designers Stella McCartney (Team Great Britain), Giorgio Armani (Team Italy), and Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley (Team Jamaica).... Read More

Sebago Docksides Get a New Look From French Fashion Designer

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

In an attempt to widen the brand’s options for luxury women's shoes, Sebago, the premium nautical lifestyle company, has partnered with Parisian ready-to-wear designer Gaspard Yurkievich to create a limited edition collection for this summer. Exclusive only to a women's line, the new collection includes four styles that could be considered a spin-off of the nautical brand’s most popular and classic boat shoe, the Docksides.... Read More

Jimmy Choo Gets New CEO

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury fashion brand Jimmy Choo named Pierre Denis to post chief executive officer on Monday in a continued effort to expand the brand’s presence in Asia.... Read More

Jack Rogers Sandals Put a New Spin on Classic Style

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

You’ve probably seen Jack Rogers on the streets for years now. The luxury women's shoes made their historical debut when Jackie Kennedy wore a pair to St. Edward’s Church in Palm Beach on Good Friday in 1962. The upper straps of the sandals are easily identifiable, with woven leather-on-leather detail and a multitude of colors to choose from.... Read More

Summer Fashion Made Easy with Tory Burch Sandals

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Why do we love Tory Burch sandals? The same reason why everyone else does: the luxury designer shoes are versatile, sturdy, and best of all, comfortable. Because the brand continues to produce several styles that suit many different occasions in each of its collections, Tory Burch has yet to disappoint us. This summer, the American fashion designer again lived up to our expectations of providing women with options, style, and comfort.... Read More

Barker Black Men's Summer Shoe Collection 2012

Jul 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’re on the search for luxury men's shoes, look no further than Barker Black. The English footwear brand originated from the shoe company Barker, which was established in 1880 by Arthur Black. After launching in 2005 as Barker Black, the brand has relished in the success that Barker laid the foundation for over a century ago— it appeared in the premiere issue of Men’s Vogue in 2005 and was chosen by GQ Magazine as one of the "best new designers in America" in 2007.... Read More

Sexy Swimwear for 2013 Walks the Runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Jul 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With summer well under way, it’s only appropriate that one of swimwear’s most highly-regarded fashion shows took place over the last several days in Miami. The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Show, which is considered the go-to event for luxury designer swimwear, is finishing up a five day stint after kicking off July 19 at The Raleigh Hotel. An all-time high of over 30 international designers debuted their latest collections at the annual event, as interest in the show continues to increase each year.... Read More

Burberry Prorsum Summer Sandals Turn Heads

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Still on the search for a great summer sandal? Burberry Prorsum’s got you covered— their Spring 2012 Collection is full of comfortable, luxury women's shoes that are great for the season. These aren’t the typical, tan, blend-in-with-your-sundress sandals that are so abundant near the pool or at cocktail hour. These statement pieces will draw attention, and many compliments, I presume.... Read More

London Tributed in New Love Letters Collection by Oasis

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Talk about devotion: the latest collection from luxury designer Oasis, London Love Letters, pays homage to England’s capital on each of its pieces. Consisting of illustrated sketches of famous London landmarks and skylines, it certainly isn’t hard to tell just how much Oasis loves the city. And with all the happenings in London this year, including the 2012 Olympic Games just around the corner, this collection is just another way of celebrating the historic city.... Read More

GUESS Eyewear’s Shades of Summer Playlist

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

GUESS Eyewear presents their first ever Shades of Summer Playlist, featuring tracks by The Hood Internet, The Knocks, Vacationer, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, and Penguin Prison. The playlist is set to launch Friday, July 20... Read More

Summer Sandals by Canfora | Handmade Shoes From Italy

Jul 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Canfora Sandals is a family-owned business that makes luxury shoes for women. Since its founding in 1946, the original boutique has been in the same location in Capri, Italy. Known for adorning the feet of such style icons as Jackie Kennedy, Grace Kelly, and Naomi Campbell, these handmade sandals are great for summer. A large variety of colors and styles make these sandals simple enough for a stroll on the boardwalk or the perfect accessory for a classy cocktail party.... Read More

Basil Soda's Fall 2012 Couture Line Enchants With Detail

Jul 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury fashion designer Basil Soda’s Fall 2012 Couture line made its debut on July 3 in Paris, and it’s clear through several delicate aspects that nature was the main inspiration behind the Beirut-based designer’s latest line. The influences of nature are at once visible through every element of this line, including the chosen color palette, materials, textures, and detailed embroidery. A look into the designer’s past leaves no surprise of the mastery that he has achieved with this line.... Read More

Philip Treacy Hats Top Off Paris Couture Week

Jul 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Within the fashion world, Philip Treacy is known as one of the most extraordinary designers of luxury hats for his detailed and eccentric style. Best known for his hats that have topped the famous heads of Sarah Jessica Parker, Lady Gaga, and Princess Beatrice of York at 2011’s Royal Wedding (along with 39 other attendees) the latest pieces for Treacy to add to his repertoire were components of Didit Hediprasetyo’s Fall 2012 Couture show.... Read More

Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal Fall 2012 Couture Line Keeps Focus on Fashion

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The luxury fashion brand Maison Martin Margiela has once again managed to present a head-turning line with its Artisanal Fall 2012 Line. This line includes 15 looks and stays true to the Maison's signature staples: vintage clothes, accessories, and other surprising objects.... Read More

Club Monaco's Latest Campaign Demonstrates Classic Ease Into Fall

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury fashion brand Club Monaco just released the first look of their Fall 1 2012 campaign, which features international fashion models Kolfinna Kristófersdóttir and Will Eustace. Shot in Brooklyn, NY by renowned stylist and photographer Venetia Scott, the black and white campaign exudes a classic ease that has us itching for autumn.... Read More

Louis Vuitton Unveils Yayoi Kusama Collaboration on New York's Fifth Avenue

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

Under the artistic direction of Marc Jacobs, The House of Louis Vuitton officially debuted its latest collaboration with renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama in New York City yesterday. The collection will be launched exclusively in the Louis Vuitton Fifth Avenue Flagship and SoHo concept store and then rolled out nationwide on July 19.... Read More

Designer Shoes by Liam Fahy Reflect His African Roots

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Liam Fahy’s upbringing can be attributed for the drive and success that the young designer is experiencing today. With four collections under his belt, the 26-year-old’s designs encompass class and elegance, but also show an influence from his unique upbringing in Africa. Fahy’s luxury designer shoes, which are made with materials like satin, pony skin, and other exotics, come at no small price, from about $780 to $1,850.... Read More

Fashion Designers Launch New Fragrances for Summer

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Come summer, it's time to start thinking about switching up your scent. Luckily, many fashion and fragrance houses are introducing new luxury perfumes this year. There are plenty to choose from so anyone can explore and find a new favorite.... Read More

Women's Fashion With a Masculine Edge in Marni Resort 2013 Collection

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Classic cuts and printed patterns have been dominating the runway for spring and summer collections, and Marni’s new 2013 Resort Collection followed suit while also staying true to the luxury fashion designer’s classic “library chic” look. Known for quirky femininity that pushes the boundaries of women’s fashion, Marni uses mix and match patterns in this collection to give women classic pieces with a little flare.... Read More

Valentino Haute Couture Fall/Winter Collection Debuts at Paris Fashion Week

Jul 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Among the many luxury fashion collections debuted at the 2012 Paris Fashion Week was the Valentino Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2012-2013 line. Although the iconic fashion designer retired in 2008, creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have been maintaining the classic, high end Valentino tradition.... Read More

Fashion News | Christian Louboutin Pairs Up with Disney

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Disney lovers and fashionistas alike will be thrilled to learn luxury fashion designer Christian Louboutin unveiled a modern day version of one of the most iconic shoes in history: Cinderella’s glass slipper.... Read More

Orlebar Brown Resort Wear Perfect for Sand or Street

Jul 3, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

“Designed in London. Made in Europe. Worn across the world.” From the beach to the boardwalk, when it comes to stylish resort wear, Orlebar Brown has been leading the way since 2007. The London-based label offers a... Read More

Alexander McQueen Brings Art Deco Metallics to the Resort 2013 Collection

Jul 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The newest fashion trend definitely appears to be the use of metallics and Alexander McQueen's new Resort 2013 Collection is no different. What is different about this line is pairing the metallics with androgynous looks fit for a 1970's David Bowie. With shoulders structured in peaks and dramatic silhouettes, we'll be pretty surprised if you're not enamored with these pieces.... Read More

Alexander Wang Berlin Sunglasses

Jul 2, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Alexander Wang Berlin Sunglasses $389 Square acetate frames with contrasting silver zipper trim detailing at frame and arms. Zipper pull temple detail. Available in matte black with brass zipper and... Read More

Atelier Versace's Haute Couture Shines in Fall/Winter 2012-2013 Collection

Jul 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Luxury fashion designer and icon, Donatella Versace unveiled her new Atelier Versace Fall/Winter 2012-2013 Collection by kick-starting Paris' haute couture ball on July 1, 2012, a three-day event that will feature two dozen fashion houses. The collection of glamorous dresses wrapped the models in layers of chiffon and tight bustiers made from strips of fine leather, many accented with crystal embroidery, as they walked the runway in statement-making shoes.... Read More

Burberry Brings Metallics to Menswear Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Burberry Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey knows how gloomy English rain can be and it looks like his personal experience with weather played a huge part in the Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear collection. While rain-appropriate clothes are often featured in the British luxury fashion house's lines, they've generally been designed modestly in earth tones. This new collection takes a more sci-fi glam-rock direction, featuring bright metallics and attention-getting designs.... Read More

Vena Cava Fall 2012 Collection | Where Vintage and Modern Fashion Meet

Jun 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Vena Cava has recently revealed their Fall 2012 luxury fashion line. Founded in 2004 by duo Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai, Vena Cava is recognized for its playful, feminine designs. According to the brand, many of their designs channel Art Deco, films from the 1970's, and travel and flea market discoveries, making the clothes a unique blend of vintage and modern style. Due to their youthful look, many famous faces have been seen sporting Vena Cava's designs, including Natalie Portman, Blake Lively, Emma Watson, and Maggie Gyllenhaal.... Read More

Sexy Lingerie and Swimwear by Eres | Quality, Comfort & the Feminine Form

Jun 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

The House of Eres Paris always has two of the best destinations in mind when designing: the bedroom and the beach. One, a destination for dreams, the other a dream destination. Authentic and original, Eres is a brand synonymous with luxury lingerie and swimwear. Why and what is it that sets them apart, you ask?... Read More

Fashion Icon Marc Jacobs Launches Circus-Inspired Collection

Jun 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Contemporary artist Cindy Sherman’s clown series was the jumping point for the brand new Resort Collection from iconic fashion designer Marc Jacobs. In true tradition of “clown culture,” the Resort Collection features extreme proportions, both overly large and shrunken, as well as brightly clashing prints and oversized accessories.... Read More

Fashion Designer Josh Goot Debuts Bold Prints For Summer

Jun 15, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Australian luxury fashion designer, Josh Goot recently launched his 2012 Spring/Summer lookbook, which features an interesting combination of bold prints paired with stark basics, such as vests, blouses, and skirts. Goot returns to the classical appeal of mixing prints and solids, highlighting the contrasting, rich colors of the floral designs and intricate patterning found in the 2012 Spring and Summer Collection... Read More

Gary Oldman and Willem Dafoe for Prada's F/W 2012 Campaign

Jun 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Prada certainly knows how to get attention for their men's Fall/Winter 2012 campaign by getting some of Hollywood's most respected actors to represent their newest luxury fashion line. The photos feature Gary Oldman, Jamie Bell, Garrett Hedlund, and Willem Dafoe against a deep red backdrop.... Read More

Turkish Fashion Designer Debuts Summer Collection at Paris Couture Week

Jun 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Luxury designer Cengiz Abazoğlu got his start in the fashion industry working for a Belgium-based leather company. However, it wasn't long after that the Turkish-born designer gained notoriety after unveiling his first haute couture collection at the Istanbul Vizon show in 1991. The collection won Abazoğlu a notable reputation as an up-and-coming talent, garnering admiration for his asymmetrical designs.... Read More

Karl Lagerfeld Launches New Makeup Line With Shu Uemura

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Chanel already has a line of makeup, but that hasn't stopped the Kaiser of creativity, Karl Lagerfeld from teaming up with cosmetics brand Shu Uemura for a new line set to be released as a special holiday collection, WWD reports. Karl Lagerfeld has a long-standing relationship with Shu Uemura makeup, but not in the traditional facial application sense.... Read More

Gucci and Frida Giannini Announce Resort 2013 Collection

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Frida Giannini is presenting a new Resort 2013 collection with Gucci that takes another look at the floral print concept she used seven years ago in her first Gucci fashion collection. With a fresh take on the concept, Giannini has created a new style lineup that is unique enough that it stands separate from its predecessor.... Read More

BCBG Max Azria Resort 2013 Collection Spotlights Fashion for Summer

Jun 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to find some fun, flirty fashion that will take you through the entire season and dress you for any occasion. Look no further than the BCBG Max Azria Resort 2013 collection to do just that with dresses, separates, and colorful shoes to boot.... Read More

Kate Upton For Abbot + Main Fall 2012 Fashion Campaign

Jun 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Dylan George and Abbot + Main have launched their new Fall 2012 fashion campaign, California Dreaming. The Southern California inspired collection stars Twilight Saga actor Kellan Lutz, returning once again as the face of the brand, and model Kate Upton. With the campaign photo shoot on the famous Venice Beach, the line effortlessly brings to life the exuberance and excitement of California youth, while maintaining that sense of high fashion that Dylan George is known for.... Read More

Carven Offers Fun, Ready to Wear Fashion for Summer 2012

Jun 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

At a time when haute couture ruled the fashion scene, Carven was giving women approachable pieces with couture quality to fit their everyday lives. In 1945, Madame Carmen de Tommaso began the luxury brand, creating very relaxed, ready-to-wear clothing with a Parisian point of view featuring pops of color, clever details, and always a feminine air.... Read More

London Fashion Designer Alice Temperley Debuts New Resort 2013 Collection

Jun 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Temperley London and fashion designer Alice Temperley have recently unveiled their newest Resort 2013 collection, which offers the perfect wardrobe for any luxury vacation. As one of the most unique voices in British fashion, Alice Temperley can always be counted on to artfully combine an old-English sensibility with a modern flair and has been a favorite amongst many famous style icons, such as Pippa Middleton, Emma Watson, Heidi Klum, and Emma Roberts.... Read More

Fashion By Lindsey Thornburg Channels a Gypsy-Cool Vibe

May 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Luxury fashion designer Lindsey Thornburg began her career after moving from Aspen, Colorado to the California where she dabbled in liberal arts before pursuing a design degree in Los Angeles. After moving to New York in 2003 she combined her collection of dresses with the inspiration she garnered from the traditional clothing she found among the Peruvian people during a trip to Machu Picchu.... Read More

Timeless Ready to Wear Fashion From est by eS

May 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Gosia Sobiczewska began est by eS in 2009 for the woman who wants to wear unique, but timeless fashion that isn’t flashy but still intriguing. She creates ready to wear pieces that are impeccibly tailored with detail and character. Her collections can be worn years into the future and still remain relevant to the current styles.... Read More

Flirty Fashion from Karla Spetic Autumn/Winter 2012

May 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Karla Spetic graduated from the Sydney Fashion Design Studio in 2006 and only two years later was showing her first collection at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week. The fashion world took notice right away and she was even nominated as a finalist for Best Up and Coming Designer in the Prix de Marie Claire awards in 2009.... Read More

Australian Fashion By One Teaspoon Showcases Rocker Chic Swimsuits

May 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Sex-infused, rock and roll, glamour, and fantastically rebellious are just a few of the adjectives One Teaspoon uses to describe their high fashion swimsuits and luxury brand identity. The woman behind this clothing line, who has celebrities and ultra cool fashionistas clamoring to wear her designs is Jamie, an Australian native who moved from Queensland to Sydney with a bag of textiles and a big dream.... Read More

Fashion Forward Accessories Shine in Kirsty Ward A/W 2012/13

May 22, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Elle UK named her ‘Rising Star of 2011,’ Vogue proclaimed she was one of their ‘Designers to Watch in 2011,’ and Selfridge’s selected her as one of the ‘Bright Young Things of 2011’ and showcased her debut fashion collection in their coveted window display. Kirsty Ward has been making an impression on the fashion community’s most influential figures for years, and even more so since the launch of her self titled label in 2010.... Read More

Dior Jewelry Line Modeled By Nude Brazilian Beauty

May 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The campaign for My Dior, the new fine jewelry line from the house of Dior, features Brazilian beauty Raquel Zimmerman. Photographed by Steven Meisel, the campaign showcases Raquel's classic style in natural makeup and sporting bold red lips as well as everything else in-between. The campaign also highlights the timelessness of the new jewelry line.... Read More

Miu Miu S/S 2012 Campaign is Prim and Proper With an Edge

May 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Miu Miu Spring/Summer 2012 fashion campaign was shot by David Sims and centers around rising star Mia Wasikowska of Alice in Wonderland and Jane Eyre. Wearing prints mixed with textured prints and over the top super lady-like style, the campaign features the chameleon-like actress from several different angles in oversized accessories from clutches to earrings. Once again, Miu Miu is not for the fashionably faint of heart.... Read More

CHANEL Cruise Collection 2012/13 in Versailles

May 17, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

CHANEL released their 2012/13 Ready-to-Wear Cruise Collection this week in Versailles to a myriad of guests who showed up to be wowed by the powder blues, pinks lavenders that were so prevalent in the line-up. Elements of Parisian fashion that seem to strike a balance between fantasy and the days of Marie Antoinette are used throughout giving the whole collection a romantic feel.... Read More

Fashion and Function from Atalanta Weller Spring/Summer 2012

May 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

If you're wearing shoes by Atalanta Weller then you are truly looking to stand out in the fashion community. Since 2009 she has been creating quirky, sexy, stylish and avant-garde designs for her shoe collections that have already acquired a steady following.... Read More

Swedish Fashion Designer Releases Edgy Denim Collection for Spring & Summer

May 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Swedish fashion designer Orjan Andersson began making his mark in the fashion community and changing the face of denim as part of the founding creative team behind Cheap Monday. Andersson worked for Lee before beginning Cheap Monday, a denim brand which became a household name among Sweden’s youth. Their trendy, low-slung fit and reasonable price, alongside the brand’s logo, which is comprised of a skull bearing an inverted cross on its forehead, has caught the attention of fashionistas and fashion designers alike.... Read More

Louis Vuitton Sunglasses | Meet the "IT" Guys & Gals of Spring Summer 2012

May 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

All eyes are on Louis Vuitton after a recent marketing effort that proved to be fun, quirky, and above all – genius. The international fashion house recruited a dozen international personalities and artists to participate in an Andy Warhol-esque video series of flash interviews. Each personality was asked to choose one pair of sunglasses from the Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2012 collection that best fit his or her personal character or mood.... Read More

Sensual Lingerie From In Bloom By Jonquil Fits Every Mood

May 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Old Hollywood, vintage fashion, and the artistic inspiration of San Francisco combined when designer Diane Samandi began sewing bikinis during the late 1970’s. Ten years later her work evolved into some of the best sexy lingerie and Samandi founded Jonquil. After thirty years of success, Jonquil, which is known for its beautiful details, exquisite lace accents, and gorgeous silhouettes are sold at stores such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, among many other exclusive boutiques around the world.... Read More

Fashion Designer Farbod Barsum Debuts Wildly Exotic Handbags

May 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Designer Farbod Barsum was born into a family of creators. Both of his parents were architects and he was raised in an environment that was deeply rooted in design and composition. He studied Art History at Berkeley, Fashion Design at FIDM in San Francisco, and rounded out his education by earning a Masters degree in architecture. Farbod Barsum's beautifully hand-crafted luxury handbags and accessories reflect both the designer's experience working in high-end design and in structural realm of architecture.... Read More

Sexy Kate Upton in Harper's BAZAAR Photos by Terry Richardson

May 4, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Kate Upton is the latest "it" girl on the modeling scene right now, with everyone from Carl's Jr. to Sports Illustrated featuring the blond bombshell. So naturally famed photographer Terry Richardson was bound to get his turn behind the lens with this sexy supermodel.... Read More

Supermodel Anna Selezneva Models Mango 2012 Summer Fashion

May 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Spanish fashion company Mango, who recently enlisted veteran supermodel Kate Moss to represent their Summer 2012 campaign, has also recruited Russian-born bombshell Anna Selezneva as a face for the brand. The 21-year old model was born in Moscow to a Russian father and an Armenian mother, and her strikingly exotic, other-worldly looks temper the line’s ultra feminine shapes and colors. This most recent campaign by Mango showcases a blend of crisp white linens and denims paired with pastels as well as loose maxi dresses and summery accessories .... Read More

Fashion Collection By BDBA Adds an Airy Touch to Spring & Summer Wardrobes

Apr 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

BDBA is a Spain-based company, founded in 1994, that specializes in professional, yet fashion-forward clothing for women who see fashion as a relevant asset to both their work and personal life. Their line currently has 9 stores in Spain and 290 international distributors. BDBA is catching the eye of celebrities, fashion bloggers, and fashionistas worldwide who love the designers’ fresh combinations of colors, textures, and shapes. Take a look below to see BDBA’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection.... Read More

Lisa Perry Debuts Fashion Collaboration with Pop Artist Jeff Koons

Apr 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

Fashion meets art in the latest quirky collaboration between designer Lisa Perry and pop artist Jeff Koons. Perry, who has previously presented capsule collections involving the work of Andy Warhol in 2010 and Lichtenstein of 2011, was eager to work with a living artist this time around.... Read More

Aquascutum Spring 2012 Brings Tranquility to the Runway

Apr 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The calm in the eye of the storm best describes the new Aquascutum Spring 2012 Collection by fashion designer Joanna Sykes. While the rest of the fashion world is getting colorful and printed, Aquascutum is showing everyday elegance.... Read More

Fashion Designer Qiu Hao Debuts Serpens Collection

Apr 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Fashion designer Qiu Hao, a fast-rising star in the design industry, has recently released his luxury F/W 2011 Serpens Collection, executed with the help of French photographer Matthieu Belin. Hao modeled his new collection after the Serpens constellation, which resembles the curving form of a snake. This grouping of stars is unique among its brother and sister constellations because it is split into two non-linear parts. Like its namesake, Hao’s Serpens Collection often deviates from the uniformity of sleek lines to include a contrast in color and form.... Read More

Super Sexy Lingerie Line Modeled by Dita Von Teese

Feb 23, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Dita Von Teese has always been known for her 50s style look and sensual burlesque performances, and now she's putting all that sex appeal into a new line of lingerie. Having formerly modeled lingerie for some of the best fashion designers like Vivienne Westwood and Jean Paul Gaultier, she knows what it takes to make those garments sell.... Read More

How Much Would You Pay for the Perfect Pair of Jeans?

Feb 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Premium denim comes at a premium price, but how high would you go? Does $1,200 sound about right or a little much? At 3x1, that's the minimum for a pair of bespoke jeans.... Read More

GUNAS Vegan Handbags | Progressive Fashion Hits the Runway

Jan 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

These days it seems as though everyone is jumping on the green bandwagon. While most can expect to see shades of green from luxury hoteliers, restaurateurs, and automakers, it's not often we see high-end eco-materials make their way down the runway. As a self-proclaimed handbag snob, I have to admit that I have swooned over my fair share of exotics — python, crocodile, ostrich — you name it.... Read More

 
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