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Exclusive Giveaway | Win A Pair of Anyi Lu Shoes!

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  18 Comments

There are beautiful shoes and then there are Anyi Lu works of art. The must-have fall collection by the luxury shoe designer includes the "Vanessa" ankle boot and the "Rachel" calf boot. We love the uber soft aubergine suede Rachel boot handmade in Italy. Each shoe and boot is created using some of the best materials available and contains minimalist hardware and subtle textures.... Read More

Dramatic Lines Define Dior Homme Spring Collection

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Although Spring is still several months ahead of us, the folks at Dior Homme have decided to give a little preview of their Spring/Summer 2013 collection. The Parisian based and inspired company, which began with Christian Dior’s women’s creations, is now considered a forerunner of luxury menswear.... Read More

MR PORTER Takes Fashion to the Furthest Corners of the Earth

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’re familiar with luxury menswear retailer MR PORTER.COM, you’re probably aware of the far-reaching influence of the global website. The online “retail destination” combines the best international menswear with award-winning editorial content to result in a creative, inspiring space for purchasing high-end menswear. For its Fall/Winter 2012 campaign, the company chose to portray its mantra “Style Wherever You Are” in quite the literal sense, shooting on location in both the most populated and remote destinations in the world.... Read More

Three Chic Coat Styles to Try This Fall

Oct 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

There are a few reasons why we love fall, and most— if not all— of those reasons are fashion-related. While sundresses and cut-off shorts are fun and all, there’s really nothing better than snuggling into the coziness of luxury fashion items for fall and winter. And while outerwear should be warm, don’t think that you have to succumb to shapeless puffy vests and down jackets to get you through the colder months. There are plenty of chic coat styles out there— and the best news is that these styles are fashion-forward but also timeless, meaning that you’ll get good use out of them for years to come.... 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

Eleni T Stuns in Lascivious Lingerie Look Book

Oct 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

Eleni T may be a relatively unknown name in the modeling industry, but that won’t last for long after her recent campaign shots for Lascivious. The stunning model isn’t shy in the luxury lingerie brand’s look book for this season, posing in a number of suggestive positions and bearing all in a few. Needless to say, we won’t be surprised if images of this pretty lady start appearing on every college boy’s dorm room wall— like, now.... 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

3 Luxury Scarves to Keep You Stylishly Warm this Season

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Oh, autumn. Our favorite thing about this season— aside from apple picking, carving pumpkins, and going on hayrides— is the cozy luxury fashion we get to wear while doing all those chilly outdoor activities. Knitted gloves, cozy hats, and our favorite, most versatile accessory of them all: scarves. Though they may bring up haunting memories of the chunky wool monsters that your mother lovingly dressed you in as a child, if you get the right material and know how to wear them, scarves can actually become your best friend and number one sidekick in the colder months. Below, we round up some of our favorites from high-end labels that will ensure you’re looking stylish while staying warm this season.... 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

A Day in the Life of 3 of Today's Most Successful Models

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

There’s an infatuation with super models that extends far beyond the luxury fashion world and consumes people from all walks of life with different interests. Much like society’s obsession with celebrities and their doings, we’re just as interested— if not more— with supermodels, possibly due to the lack of inside information we have on them.... 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

Fall Shoes by Carlo Pazolini Feature European Design with a Mod Vibe

Oct 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Whether you’re running to hail a cab, booking it to Starbucks on your coffee break, or trying to make a dinner date on time, you need a good pair of luxury shoes to get you through the never-ending list of appointments you have this fall. While plenty of the fall shoe collections coming out from our favorite designers make us giddy, there’s nothing worse than those few pairs that are actual pieces of art on the shelf, but are basically unrealistic on our feet. Unlike skinny stilettos that make you feel like you’re constantly teetering, the new Autumn Collection from Carlo Pazolini provides sturdy footwear to (and through) your everyday activities.... Read More

Refined Simplicity for the International City Girl by MAXFOWLES

Oct 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Max and Parisa Fowles take the meaning behind the term “teamwork” to a different level. The husband-wife duo are the creative minds behind luxury fashion brand MAXFOWLES. The collaboration between two entrepreneurial and fashion-focused minds results in the sophisticated ready-to-wear line that MAXFOWLES is today. The label’s Femme Winter Collection for 2012 is its first, and from what we can tell, the couple are off to a good (and stylish) start.... Read More

A Custom Fit that Reflects Your Indivijual Style

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

If you don’t have 20/20 vision, then you most likely either wear glasses or contacts, or you get migraines all the time. For those of you who wear spectacles, you might feel a little tender on the bridge of your nose or above your ears after a whole day with them on. Perhaps you find it difficult to find the perfect pair to reflect your personality. Well luxury glasses company Indivijual Custom Eyewear claims to have the solution. All you need are their customized bifocals to keep you in comfort and style on a day-to-day basis.... Read More

Italian Custom Shirting Brand Launches Summer Collection in U.S.

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

There is something to be said about slipping into an Italian-made piece of luxury clothing and stepping out to take on the world. In a time where virtually everything is mass-produced and individuality is about as common as a mullet, it’s always a pleasant surprise when we come across a brand like Aglini that truly values a unique and well-made luxury garment.... Read More

Sophisticated Elegance for Spring by Elie Saab

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

Though the leaves are just starting to change color, spring is already in the air— or at least in the world of luxury fashion, it is. And even though it was just this week that we enjoyed our much-anticipated first pumpkin spice lattes of the year, designers like Elie Saab are already getting us giddy about next season. From New York to Paris, the runways are covered in pastels and florals that have us already looking forward to the spring ahead.... Read More

Crowd Blown Away by Chanel Ready-to-Wear Show

Oct 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Paris Fashion Week went out with a bang by with the debut of Chanel’s ready-to-wear collection for Spring/Summer 2013. The luxury brand, whose last several clothing lines have been designed by Karl Lagerfeld, presented a refined collection that referenced the 1960s. The ever-shocking Lagerfeld sent models down a runway equipped with solar panels and wind turbines, of all things, to represent the designer’s idea that, “Energy is the most important thing in life.”... 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

InAisce's Luxury Menswear is a Blend of Past and Future

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Joseph Vasquez

Taking one look at InAisce’s new product line of men's clothing, one might ask what period of time are these people from, the past or the future? The answer: a blend of both. The New York-based luxury label, InAisce prides itself in not being limited to mainstream modern convention with its old Eastern World look, yet at the same time, features a post modern looking style to those that can share its futuristic vision.... Read More

City-Influenced Handbags for Autumn by Belen Echandia

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Joseph Vasquez

When it comes to tote bags fabric is at the top of the list. Luckily for you bag toting gals out there, Belen Echandia’s AW 12 collection just launched on September 12 of this year. And its loaded with a variety of styles and colors. The online launch which included the first hand held New York Tote, also featured some of the seasons red and blue hues along with soft metallics and nutmeg textured snakeprint styles.... Read More

 
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