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Porsche Design & Adidas Announce Men's Sport 2010 Collection

Dec 12, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Men’s Luxury Sportswear: Porsche Design announced that its Porsche Design Sport Spring/Summer 2010 Collection is coming this January.... Read More

Ralph Lauren Selected Again as Official Designer for the Olympic Games

Dec 10, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: Ralph Lauren has become a universal icon of American style. The brand redefined personal style and integrated it with the wearer’s lifestyle, making the two nearly synonymous.... Read More

Papillon Bleu Sets the Stage For Luxury Resort Wear in 2010

Dec 9, 2009  |   Contributor: Jule Guaglardi

Fashion & Style: Described by Vogue as ‘the perfect reason to start planning your holiday wardrobe’, Papillon Bleu has raised the bar again this year with its stunning Spring / Summer 2010 collection “Island Girl”.... Read More

Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2010: A Dress to Impress

Nov 27, 2009  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Fashion & Style: This season, Giorgio Armani has given new life to a time-honored classic. The Spring/Summer 2010 collection features a new line of dresses, each designed to empower today’s modern woman with its contemporary yet classic cut and con... Read More

Duncan Quinn Men's Fashion: Sartorially Yours...

Nov 24, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Men’s Fashion: Duncan Quinn is a great source for haberdashery and bespoke clothing. DQ offers a varied line of high-end luxury items for men.... Read More

Puma Black Label by Alexander McQueen

Nov 5, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion & Style: Puma's Black Label currently features a collaboration with renowned designer Alexander McQueen, pushing the boundaries of traditional sport-fashion to test the limits of form, function and design.... Read More

Paris Fashion Week: Top Ten Collections

Oct 28, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell  |  1 Comment

Our top ten list of collections in Paris this season is one indicator of how diverse the showings have become...... Read More

Net-a-Porter: Shopping For Designer Fashions

Oct 22, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion & Style: Launched in 2000, Net-a-Porter has since become the world's premier online luxury fashion retailer.... Read More

After The Apple's Accessible Accessories

Oct 7, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Fashion & Style: In a world where bags go by the names of historic women and can have a waiting list of up to two years, it's refreshing, and even a relief to see a bag label centered around foxy looking, totes with purpose.... Read More

Hugo Boss Online Store Opening in 2010

Oct 6, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Fashion & Style: Hugo Boss, among the world's most recognized and tenured luxury brands is opening an online store in 2010. The upscale apparel retailer, with more than 6,100 points of sale in 110 countries, will soon be open year-round 24/7... Read More

Duncan Quinn Launches Line of Croquet Shirts

Oct 5, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: Duncan Quinn, the New York-based, London-born lawyer-turned-designer known for his rakish take on Savile Row-style tailoring, has just launched a new line of croquet shirts in homage to the most gentlemanly of sports.... Read More

Burberry Prorsum Spring Summer 2010 Show LIVE

Sep 29, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Fashion & Style: For the multitude of fashion lovers around the world that couldn't make it to London Fashion Week, the Burberry Prorsum Spring Summer 2010 Collection came to them via a live stream online. Although the Burberry Prorsum... Read More

Daphne Guinness Perfume Serves More Than Style

Sep 24, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Fashion & Style: The wildly eccentric style of couture-clad, skunk-haired and stilletto-wearing beer heiress Daphne Guinness has inspired designers and fashionistas alike for years. But this spring/summer '10 season, it's her intangible aura that h... Read More

Oakley Sunglasses Endure and Customer Service Excels

Sep 21, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Sunglasses: Of course, when you pay a premium price for luxury products, you expect excellence in return. That is the deal. It doesn't happen often, but there are times when something bad happens to well-made product sold by a solid company.... Read More

New York Fashion Week: Transitory Temperament

Sep 16, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell  |  1 Comment

Last season's fashion week was a scary time for designers and shoppers alike, and that fear was reflected in most of the New York collections. Now, with the spring/summer '10 collections coming down runways, consumers are no more confident and designers a... Read More

The Luxe List: Artisan Fashion Empowering Those Less Fortunate

Sep 15, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern  |  1 Comment

When is an ensemble so much more? When you're wearing the Jenny Krauss label...... Read More

The Fall Trends, Scarlet Red

Sep 2, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Fall colors tend to be dark, but you can spice things up with an optimistic splash of scarlet red to balance out the otherwise sullen hues.... Read More

Buenos Aires Fashion Week: Saving The Best For Last

Aug 26, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

After pulling through two days of solid, but not outstanding, runway collections at Buenos Aires Fashion Week's spring/summer '09 show, we were anxious to see what the grand finale had in store for us. As it turned out, the best was saved for last, with t... Read More

Freshjive To Abandon All Logos

Aug 19, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

While many established labels are cultivating their brand name in the face of economic setbacks, Freshjive has decided to go in the opposite direction. Eschewing the use of logos and even label tags, the more than 20-year-old streetwear company is promoti... Read More

Colombiamoda Gives Colombia A New Kind Of International Infamy

Aug 12, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Colombiamoda is an event that showcases the growing status of the Latin American apparel and accessories market. Considered one of the most important fairs in the region, the event also includes presentations by emerging and established designers whose co... Read More

New Designer Spotlight: Heather Kosch's Modern Art Jewelry

Aug 5, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Heather Kosch's edgy line of jewelry lies somewhere in the ambiguous intersection of fashion and art.... Read More

Simon Fashion Now Fall Tour San Diego

Aug 4, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Simon Fashion Now is bringing runway fashions to San Diego during the Simon Fashion Now Fall Tour.... Read More

Cut Out That Top

Jul 29, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Though the cut off trend appeared on fall 2009 designs, the current summer humidity has made us impatient to wear all the edgy styles.... Read More

Power Dames Under The Sun

Jul 22, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The beachwear collections are always one of the highest points during S?o Paulo and Rio fashion weeks.... Read More

JCR Shops: Buying Sizzling Summer Bracelets

Jul 15, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Clothes not only become less complicated during the summer heat, but we also wear less of them.... Read More

Raphael Young: Footwear For The Fierce

Jul 8, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell  |  1 Comment

Raphael Young is taking things up a notch.... Read More

Sperry Top-Sider: A Brand Born on Water

Jul 1, 2009  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Boating Necessities: Sperry Top-Sider has been the number one choice in footwear for boating enthusiasts since 1935.... Read More

Rachel Roy's Resort '10 Collection

Jun 30, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Manhattan-based designer, Rachel Roy, has recently launched her Resort line.... Read More

Claudiae is: Fresh and Flirty

Jun 26, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Claudiae, from Miami-based designer Claudia Estrada is Fresh and Flirty.... Read More

The Luxe List: Swanky Swimwear

Jun 17, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Whether lounging beach-side, pool-side or yacht-side this season, sizzling haute swimwear is a must. Given the surge of designers that have infiltrated the swim and resort wear category, there's certainly no shortage of sexy and sophisticated collections to ensure you look glamorous and feel confident while having fun in the sun.... Read More

The Dawn Of The Dress

Jun 17, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Accessories may be cash cows for luxury brands, but for smaller fashion labels it's the dress that's having a major moment.... Read More

Diesel Designs Motorcycle Helmet

Jun 10, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: As functional as it is fashionable, the new Diesel helmet is definitely for the luxury loving bad-ass. With an aeronautical military design, Diesel Mowie compliments the military style trends being seen on and off... Read More

Personal Shoppers: A Luxury for Men in Style

Jun 9, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

en are just coming out of the closet everywhere, and looking for answers too! While personal shoppers have been around for years, there is a movement in motion that is industry-wide to reach out more to men as users of personal shoppers and personal-shopping services. According to a video report from Forbes.com, personal shopping is a service that men are using more frequently.... Read More

Riding High with Custom Boot Makers

Jun 6, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Even in these tough economic times, a pair of custom-made boots is a luxury item with long-term value a gentleman can add to his wardrobe.... Read More

Louis Vuitton Alligator Officers Jacket

Jun 2, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

Fashion & Style: Louis Vuitton mens design director Paul Helbers described the Autumn / Winter 2009/10 mens collection he showed in Paris recently as "the traveling wardrobe of an African king." Recession or no, Helbers didn't stint on... Read More

Upscale Blue Jeans for Luxe Guys

May 26, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Since buying luxury blue jeans is a favorite form of self-indulgence for many gentlemen these days, we felt a short review on a few high-end denim makers would be a good fit.... Read More

This Is How To Thrive

May 21, 2009  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Thrive is ambitiously designed for truly sophisticated women.... Read More

Fabulous Undergarments at Romantika Lingerie

Apr 29, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion & Style: Most of us don't think too much about our underwear. Maybe for a special occasion a push-up bra or a pair of silk boxers, but other than that, who gives undergarments much thought? Well the women at Romantika Lingerie, a... Read More

The Authority: Christophe Decarnin's Balmain in Spring 2009

Apr 27, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: Ladies, brace yourselves. The 80s are returning. No, not in gravity defying, Aqua Net-saturated hair (yet, at least) but with the shoulder pad. One of the most unlikely comeback kids startled Paris fashion week last fall in... Read More

Amosu Is "Money" with World's Most Expensive Suit at ?70,000

Apr 27, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Men's Sartorial Suit: This men's suit designed by luxury-lifestyle-entrepreneur extraordinaire Alexander Amosu is so valuable that it was moved around secretly and had extra security officers assigned to guard it. It is so expensive that a... Read More

Self-Designed Sneakers by Munich Sports

Apr 24, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Designer Sneakers: These are athletic shoes with attitude befitting to the owner. A pair of Munich Grescas transforms customers into designers of their own customized sneakers. While all the Grescas are durable sports shoes, the upper portion... Read More

Fred Perry 100 Year Authentic Polo Collection

Apr 23, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: 2009 marks the centenary of the birth of Frederick John Perry, the dashing three-time Wimbledon champion, and the classic British clothing brand that bears his name is celebrating with an exclusive new collection of limited... Read More

Jeffrey for Isaia Ltd. Edition Menswear Collection

Apr 16, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: Isaia, one of the world's few remaining Neapolitan sartorial brands, and high-end mens boutique Jeffrey New York have partnered on an exclusive new limited edition lifestyle collection. Designed by fashion icon Jeffrey... Read More

A Dapper Diaper Bag

Apr 14, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Fashion & Style: It's not easy looking chic when you're rocking a beach ball sized bump. Moms-to-be know the dilemma well. But mega mamas like Angelina Jolie, Courtney Cox and Christina Aguilera have found Timi and Leslie diaper bags to be... Read More

Shoedazzle by Kim Kardashian

Apr 9, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Fashion & Style: Reality TV star and omnipresent papparrazi victim, Kim Kardsashian has launched Shoedazzle.com, an online shoe society that gives its customers their own set of stylists! For only $39 a month, members of Shoedazzle... Read More

Louis Vuitton: Women's Fall-Winter 2009 Fashion Show

Mar 27, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Designers aren't ready to give up the 80s yet, they're just moving further into the famously larger than life decade, as the Louis Vuitton: Women's Fall-Winter 2009 Fashion Show proved.... Read More

Louboutin's Marie Antoinette-Inspired Heels

Mar 25, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Fashion & Style: Christian Louboutin has become a household name, although only a select few are fortunate enough to own a pair of the luxurious red-soled footwear. Inspired by showgirls, French shoe designer Christian Louboutin... Read More

Alexander McQueen Teams Up With Puma

Mar 24, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion & Style: The collaboration of Puma and Alexander McQueen has created a new wave of fashion-forward sportswear from some of the most recognized names in fashion. The ManCat is a sleek new icon of the new Puma McQueen line,... Read More

Chanel 2009 Autumn/Winter Runway Show

Mar 20, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Fashion & Style: Ever fashionable black was the theme of Chanel's 2009/10 Fall-Winter Collection. The luxury house's head designer Karl Lagerfield even named the homage to black collection Chanel Belle Brummelle. He explains that... Read More

Chloé Fall/Winter 2009: Back to Basics

Mar 20, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion & Style: Chloé's looks for Fall/Winter 2009/10 continued the menswear inspired trend of the early 1980s with a neutral color palette. Warm and cozy, yet fiercely elegant with details, the collection is primarily focused on... Read More

Gucci's 2009 Fall/Winter Collection

Mar 19, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Fashion & Style: Skinny bottoms and big tops ruled the runway for Gucci's fall/winter collection. The tight leather pants that have been seen on and off the runway for the past few seasons continued to make an appearance at Gucci,... Read More

Daily Dose of Vitamin A Swimwear

Mar 13, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Designer swimwear label Vitamin A has become the new definition for California-cool luxury.... Read More

Francesca's New Shoe

Mar 13, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: Not long ago, Francesca Giobbi's name was synonymous with fashionista shoes. Having worked with European brands such as Gucci, Versace and Sergio Rossi, Giobbi's footwear balanced the sensuality of her native Brazil with a... Read More

From Glam Rock To Rock Chic

Mar 13, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Rock chic has steadily evolved from its glam roots over the past few decades, but the look was finally perfected during Paris Fashion Week.... Read More

Claudiae: For the Fashion Forward

Mar 10, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion & Style: Claudiae, from sought-after Miami-based designer Claudia Estrada, is a luxury best known for its colorful prints and easy to wear style. With a collection that features an array of wearable styles for any body... Read More

The Luxe List: Boot Bliss

Mar 9, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Have you ever enjoyed a winter day curled up on a comfy chair with a soft blanket and warm drink alongside a cozy fire?... Read More

Ara Boots: Sturdy, All-weather and Stylish!

Mar 6, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: For more than 50 years, Ara has been providing its customers with luxury footwear designed to be both comfortable and stylish. As a result, this commitment to fashion, fitting, and quality has allowed Ara to become one of... Read More

One Designer Bag = 55 Recycled Plastic Bottles

Feb 25, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion & Style: Since 1995, Matt & Nat have been creating "eco/vegan friendly designer bags," putting them at the forefront of the green designer movement. Each season Matt & Nat take plastic bottles and transform them into a new... Read More

Herve Leger by Max Azria Fall 2009 Show

Feb 25, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Herve Leger by Max Azria Fall 2009 shimmered as models paraded the latest looks from the bandage dress king down the runway at New York's fashion week.... Read More

New York Fashion Week: Peek-A-Boo Cut-Outs

Feb 20, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The cut-away pattern is one of the most noticeable trends in this season's womenswear collections, allowing models' skin tones to create patterns, rather tha... Read More

Belstaff Offers Brad Pitts Jackets from Benjamin Button

Feb 16, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: Luxe British outerwear company Belstaff, known for their distinctive motorcycle jackets, is now offering three of their designs worn by Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. In the movie, which co-stars Cate... Read More

Fashion Designer Profiles: Carri Vacik

Feb 12, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion Bios: Carri is a London based Jewelery Designer and professional Gemmologist, trained in London's Hatton Garden. She grew up in Cheshire, England and she is British of Anglo Indian/Irish origins. From a young age she became... Read More

Natalia Vodianova to Design Lingerie for Etam

Feb 12, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: Stunning Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova, best known for her sexy Calvin Klein ads, will design a new lingerie line for French-based fashion label Etam. Vodianova, who recently signed a three-year deal to be Etams... Read More

ShirtsMyWay: A Fitting Luxury Value

Feb 12, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Men's Custom-made Shirts: The newly formed ShirtsMyWay just may be on the inside track in emerging online sartorial services. The company is offering men's custom-designed shirts delivered as quickly as nine days. Convenience and... Read More

Burberry Garden in Full Bloom for 2009

Feb 11, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Fashion & Style: Burberry's latest runway collection is called the Garden girls, and its Spring 2009 jewelry collection is a fashion statement that is resonating around the world. The globally renowned London-based purveyor of... Read More

Col de Mar Offers Eco-friendly Leather

Feb 3, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion & Style: As more and more luxury designers become eco-friendly, one company has ensured that going green doesn't have to mean giving up luxurious leather. Col de Mar, "Collection of the Sea," is an eco-innovative,... Read More

Tumi is Obama's Choice for Travel

Jan 29, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: President Obama's reputation as a man of taste and style is reinforced by his choice of briefcase: the sleek Tumi Alpha Leather Expandable Brief which he's been spotted carrying lately. Made from rich, glove-tanned leather,... Read More

Custom Clothing by Alan Rouleau Couture

Jan 26, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Fasion & Style: From restaurants to real estate to fashion, Alan Rouleau never could have imagined where his life has taken him. A staple in Boston's luxury fashion industry for the past two decades, Alan Rouleau is known for creating the... Read More

Designers to Watch for 2009

Jan 20, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fashion Designers: As fashion changes seasonally, so do designers. To help you look out for the newest great luxury designer, Shopflick.com has put together a list of the "Top 9 Emerging Designers to watch for 2009." Davida Hall,... Read More

When Sweaters Meet Jewels

Jan 20, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Fashion & Style: There's a little more glam to glorious cashmere now that Jade Phoenix Designs has been donning celebrities with its jewel button cashmere sweaters.  How could I resist the cuddle-like chic of a sweater line worn by Tiffany... Read More

The $250,000 Ferragamo Crocodile Trench

Jan 14, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Fashion & Style: Italian luxury goods house Salvatore Ferragamo has come out with the ne plus ultra of trench coats: a full-length, double-breasted model made entirely of the worlds finest black crocodile skin, priced at $250,000. The coat... Read More

The Luxe List: Fab Fashion Finds

Jan 12, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

I consider it my duty to fill serial style seekers in on the hottest fashions and latest trends on the runways and beyond.... Read More

Moncler Opens in Gstaad

Jan 8, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: While many luxury labels are experiencing a downturn at the moment, luxe French sport line Moncler, maker of the worlds most coveted down jackets, is one very stylish exception. The company, founded in 1952, recently opened a... Read More

RVR Neckwear

Jan 5, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fashion & Style: When it comes to luxury neckwear, no one does it better than RVR Neckwear. Robert Valdes-Rodriguez, the designer behind the brand knows something about ties as a former Wall Street banker. The banker was inspired... Read More

 
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