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Labor Day Weekend Style

Aug 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

As the final weekend of summer approaches, embrace the warm weather season while it lasts and make a splash with your style. Whether your holiday weekend plans include sunny BBQs, outdoor concerts or leisurely basking in the sunshine, we’ve got fashion inspiration for days.... Read More

Ralph Lauren Launches Black Label Denim for Men

Aug 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Ralph Lauren has just launched Black Label Denim, a new premium denim range for men under its Black Label brand. The collection features luxe, ultramodern denim for men in deep monochromatic hues with an industrial sensibility, tailored fits and signature accents. Classic pieces such as peacoats, shirts and trenches have been reinvented in the finest fabrics with a modern twist.... Read More

Oscar de la Renta Tops List of the Most Expensive Stores in America

Aug 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

With the slumping economy spurring on countless suppliers of online discount services like Groupon and LivingSocial, it’s nice to know that you can still find high-fashion stores with prices to match. MSN has compiled a list of the most expensive shops in the United States, just in time for a Labor Day Weekend shopping spree. ... Read More

Luxury Travel Necessities

Aug 24, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

Whether you’ve waited all summer for a final getaway or are simply setting sail for yet another exotic excursion, traveling is an exciting yet exhausting experience for most of us. Don’t want to abandon the comforts of home while on vacation? Pack your bags with these fabulous finds for a pampered escape that keeps you calm, relaxed and always stylish. ... Read More

What Would it Be Like to Work at Vogue? @CondeElevator Lends Insight

Aug 24, 2011  |   Contributor: Emma Hutchinson

Fact is stranger than fiction? Well, in the case of life at Vogue’s headquarters in New York it may well be that fact is exactly like fiction. When The Devil Wears Prada was released in 2006, based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Lauren Weisberger a former assistant to Vogue Editor in Chief, Anna Wintour, the world wondered whether working at the world’s number one fashion magazine was all bitchiness, entitlement and a permanent diet. Surely, people said, we must allow for some dramatic licence? Apparently not.... Read More

Levi's Made & Crafted Collection Exudes Tough Elegance

Aug 24, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Levi's has made several forays into the land beyond denim, but its burgeoning Made & Crafted collection is the one that looks set to achieve cult status among the style cognoscenti. In order to bring a fresh perspective to the classic American workwear that made the Levi's label famous, the design HQ for the new line was established in Europe.... Read More

Fall Fashion Tips From Bloomingdale's Fashion Director

Aug 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Kristi Brooks

I recently had the good fortune to sit down with Bloomingdale's dynamic Fashion Director, Stephanie Solomon and pick her brain about fall trends. Aside from being one of the most down to earth and relatable women in the industry, Stephanie's vast knowledge of fashion and trends never disappoints.... Read More

Lisa Perry Debuts Roy Lichtenstein Pop Art Fashion

Aug 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

You could buy a Roy Lichtenstein work at auction, a print in a gallery, or, starting this week, you can wear the works of the pop art giant. Lisa Perry has announced a new limited edition capsule collection approved by the Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. The dress collection features three of the artist's most iconic images: "Spray II," "No Thank You" and "On" in a limited 99 piece collection. Each dress retails for $2,000.... Read More

Karl Lagerfield Heads to Macy's With Exclusive Capsule Collection

Aug 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Karl Lagerfield has branched out way beyond the usual boundaries of haute fashion, directing commercials for premium ice cream and collaborating with just about every company possible. Now he's returning to fashion but with a twist. The silver pony tailed head of Chanel and his own namesake line is allowing his clothing to be shown at Macy's.... Read More

Denim on Denim

Aug 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

I see celebrities wear denim on denim all the time. While I love how casually cool it looks on them, the truth is, on me it can look a little Smurfy. So to make that effortless summer look work for me, I simply make sure my bottom half is a different color denim!... Read More

Bold Accessories | Anything But Basic

Aug 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

It's amazing how just one or two key accessories can really elevate an otherwise basic outfit and make it anything but. Start with a simple foundation (in this case, a black tee and A-line skirt) and add something special and unexpected. For me, this look is all about the necklace, though some cutout boots don't hurt either.... Read More

Monique Lhuillier Creates New Dress Line Available at Saks

Aug 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Red carpet and bridal favorite Monique Lhuillier has moved into the slightly more affordable range with a new evening wear collection, ML Monique Lhuillier. It is currently available at Saks stores and can be pre-ordered at SaksFifthAvenue.com.... Read More

New Balance Lace Up for the Cure Collection

Aug 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

New Balance has made a name for itself nationally with its wide array of athletic running shoes and clothing gear. But this year, the Boston-based company is making great strides in the fight against breast cancer.... Read More

Zara Phillips' Royal Wedding Guests Prefer Nude Pumps

Aug 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Trina Brown

Zara Phillips, Princess Anne's daughter and Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter, wed Mike Tindall, an English rugby player. Senior members of the royal family were in attendance at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland to witness the nuptials.... Read More

Kate Spade Unveils WESTWARD Collection Collaboration

Aug 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

The queen of whimsical chic, Kate Spade New York, just got a little bit edgier thanks to a new collaboration with celebrity stylists Emily Current and Meritt Elliott (of Current/Elliott denim fame).... Read More

Cartier Tiaras: The Ultimate Royal Accessory

Aug 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Cartier Tiaras have a heavy history of glitz and glam, most recently sitting atop the royal head of Catherine Middleton, the new Duchess of Cambridge, at the most anticipated wedding of the century. Before elegant Kate, Cartier tiaras graced the heads of many royal personages and celebrities alike.... Read More

Christian Dior 2011 Fall/Winter Haute Couture Runway Show in Paris

Aug 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Trina Brown

In the world of haute couture anything goes and the Fashion House of ... Read More

Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent Go Toe-to-Toe Over Red Soles

Aug 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

Christian Louboutin must be red with anger. The French footwear designer known above all for the red lacquer adorning the soles of his high-end women’s shoes, has had his request for an injunction against Yves Saint Laurent thrown out by a judge in Manhattan. ... Read More

The Little White Dress

Aug 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

Made famous by Marilyn Monroe, the Little White Dress is still one of the most feminine pieces you could wear during the summer. It's sweet and seductive at the same time. The LWD looks fresh regardless of which shape or size you prefer - but I think there's something so romantic (and sexy) about the iconic halter dress. This Donna Karan creation updates a classic for the 21st century femme fatale.... Read More

Sexy Shoes for Fall/Winter 2011

Aug 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Trina Brown

Extreme and exotic. Intoxicating and impressive. This is how many luxury designer brands of footwear for the Fall/Winter 2011 season should be described. Now at Neiman Marcus you can find some of the most spectacularly designed footwear of the season.... Read More

Summer Fashion Watch: Gold Rush

Aug 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

When people think about monochromatic dressing (which I am a huge fan of), they may not think of gold as the common denominator. Well it's one of my favorite colors for the summer and it adds an instant warmth to any outfit (also great for showing off a tan). Pair with ivory accessories and you've got an instantly polished outfit.... Read More

The New LBD: Little Bright Dress

Aug 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

This summer, I'm loving the look of the LBD— the Little Bright Dress that is. A body-con shape is especially perfect for an evening out on the town. ... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Miami: High Fashion Swimwear Hits the Catwalk

Aug 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

There is a little less heat in Miami, Florida since the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week packed up and left, leaving behind our longing to acquire all the latest trends in swimwear. The buzzwords during this week echoing throughout the shows were "luxurious," "glamorous" and "jetsetter." Here is a recap of the final few faves from the final few days during a week I like to embrace with the theory that less is more! Try not to drool.... Read More

Lauren Conrad Debuts paper crown This Month

Aug 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Kirbie Johnson

Reality TV sweetheart and bona fide success story, Lauren Conrad, is scheduled to debut her new collection the first week in August. paper crown is classic designs, matched with top-tier fabric and excellent fit, creating instant staples for any woman's closet — all designed by Lauren herself.... Read More

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