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J&Y Rocks | Jewelry Separates with a Macabre Edge

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Most women would squirm out of their seats if they looked down to see a large, black spider resting on their arm. But it might be a different story if said spider was adorned in 10 carats of black diamonds and was part of an ornate wrist-cuff. This bracelet is the Charlotte Cuff by luxury jewelry designer Jane Berg of J & Y Rocks. With her love of diamonds and an attention to detail, she was originally designing only for herself until the comments of friends and strangers prompted her to begin her own high-end jewelry company. Largely showcasing white and black diamonds in gold settings, the collection features “edgy glam” pieces that range from elegantly morbid to conservatively feminine.... Read More

Alexander Wang Named New Creative Director of Balenciaga

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Alexander Wang has quickly risen in the ranks of fashion stardom with his effortlessly chic T-shirts, brazen boots, studded handbags, high-impact fashion shows and… well, the list goes on and on really, but we will spare you the embarrassment of the drooling mess that you inevitably become at the mention of any of his luxury products (don’t worry, we are right there with you.) As if this designers star couldn't get any brighter, according to market sources, the PRP-owned fashion house, Balenciaga, just named Mr. Wang as its new creative director – pause for those fashionistas out there that just fainted.... Read More

We're Mad for Metallic This Holiday Season

Nov 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With the passing of Thanksgiving, the slow but sure emergence of Christmas lights, and a drop in the temperature, you know that the holidays are right around the corner. And with all the festivities comes an amped up luxury fashion wardrobe. Black and navy are typical colors for winter holiday wardrobes, but why not dress it up a little bit? Take a couple hints from that dazzling New Year’s ball and glittering snow and add a little pizzazz to those drab hues with some fun metallic accessories. There are a number of designers who put out spectacular, sparkling handbags this season that we’re dying to share with you.... Read More

Stella Wins Designer of the Year

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

One event that fashion lovers the world over look forward to each year is the British Fashion Awards, which recognize the top names, labels, and establishments in luxury fashion. This year, a number of familiar names walked away with awards in various categories, but the top honor went to Stella McCartney, who won Designer of the Year. Aside from winning the top prize, McCartney also scooped up the Designer Brand award.... Read More

Bundle Up With Betsey Johnson Fall RTW

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Exaggerated prints, neon pops, pinstripe tights, pleats, plaid and frills were all present in the Betsey Johnson RTW 2012 collection— and while you may consider this to be a bit over-the-top, this was actually a toned-down version of some of the previous luxury fashion collections we have seen from this energetic 70-year-old with gymnast tendencies (and talent.)... 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

Top Celebrities Flash Designer Threads on the Red Carpet

Nov 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With the multiple awards ceremonies, film premieres, and plain old parties happening in Hollywood this season, the stars are stepping out looking their finest. Dressed to the nines, these celebs are sporting gowns, dresses and suits by elite designers who dominate the luxury fashion industry.... 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

Stylist Interview | Lindsay Albanese

Nov 20, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Have you always wanted to ask your favorite designers, stylists and celebrities what they love to about their roles in the fashion industry? Or perhaps what they think the next big beauty or styling trend will be? Look no further than this exclusive series of fashion icon interviews by JustLuxe. So read on, as we bring you these answers and more — direct from the fashionistas themselves. Some of the most famous names in the industry, including legendary TV personalities, have divulged exciting insider information and personal stories of their journey to the top just for our readers.... Read More

Get Cozy This Season With Iris von Arnim Cashmere

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

It was 1973 when German-born Iris von Arnim began her career in fashion by starting her clothing brand along with nine other designers, whose ultimate goal was to redefine German luxury fashion and truly place it on the map. Almost 30 years later, Iris von Arnim is the only traditional brand left for which the founder remains head designer of the company, and has gained herself a reputation for producing some of the most plush luxury cashmere.... 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

Experience Parisian Personality With Pinel & Pinel Luxury Goods

Nov 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

No matter how you spin it, travelling is a hassle. Sure, arriving at your destination is heavenly, opening your eyes (and your wallet) to new and exciting experiences, however, the process of actually getting there leaves most people popping Ambien like M&M’s. The icing on the cake for most frequent flyers is the dreaded luggage conveyor belt, where men and women alike are found using every ounce of strength to haul out a suitcase, hoping that their spurt of energy wasn't in vain and that the luggage is in fact their own. Sure, you can put a cute little bow on your standard black bag, but really, how fashionable is that?... Read More

Relish In Fine Leather Goods With Debut Collection by Anne Sylvain

Nov 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

It is time to put down your past-its-prime purse and latch on to your newest fashion accessory: the exquisite line of handcrafted luxury handbags and wallets from Anne Sylvain. The label's debut “Le Mans” collection was named after and inspired by the annual road race held every year in France since 1923. The sexy contours, sleek silhouettes and mixes of elite materials of the event's featured premier sports cars are what gave way to this beautiful collection. With each piece you find a juxtaposition of textures, colors and tones carefully selected from matte and glazed genuine exotic skins and fine leathers.... Read More

How to Become a Model | 5 Tips From Industry Experts

Nov 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

Many young people dream of becoming a model for various reasons— from having the opportunity to travel, to getting the star treatment, to wearing luxury brands— all while becoming noticed in the world of luxury fashion. But while the career may look like a ton of glamorous perks and pampering, there’s actually a lot of hard work that goes into becoming a fashion model. If you think you’ve got what it takes, read on to find out exactly what kinds of preparations you should make to break into the biz.... Read More

Beat the Rainy Day Blues With These 3 Great Accessories

Nov 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Rain means two things for pretty much everyone: traffic and crazy hair. But even if the raindrops throw a wrench in your morning commute and even manage to ruin your flat-ironed hair, that doesn’t mean that your luxury fashion choices have to suffer that day, too. While some people choose to let the rain condemn them to leggings and hoodies, we like to take advantage of the elements and use them as an excuse to whip out our favorite rainy day accessories. Here, we put together a list of our top three favorite pieces of fashionable, luxury rain gear.... Read More

Banana Republic Makes Fashion News with Anna Karenina Winter Collection

Nov 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The latest from Banana Republic has us ready to throw on our pearls and step out into high society. In honor of the much-anticipated film starring Keira Knightley that will be released later this month, the luxury brand has put together a collection that channels the feel of the era that Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel took place in. But even though the line channels 19th Century Russia, the brand, in collaboration with the upcoming film’s costume designer, created pieces that are amazingly modern and timelessly chic.... Read More

Stylist Interview | Sarah Pollack Boyd

Nov 9, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Have you always wanted to ask your favorite designers, stylists and celebrities what they love to about their roles in the fashion industry? Or perhaps what they think the next big beauty or styling trend will be? Look no further than this exclusive series of fashion icon interviews by JustLuxe. So read on, as we bring you these answers and more — direct from the fashionistas themselves. Some of the most famous names in the industry, including legendary TV personalities, have divulged exciting insider information and personal stories of their journey to the top just for our readers.... Read More

Renowned DJ's Flagship Store Now Open in L.A.

Nov 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Anyone who was around for the ‘90s art and club scenes in New York City is probably familiar with the name Kelly Cole— or shall I say, DJ Kelly Cole. The DJ, venue creator and actor is a lifelong veteran of the entertainment industry, and he’s also trying his hand at the world of luxury fashion. The multifaceted entrepreneur’s lifestyle brand includes a line of apparel and accessories that are a true testament to his world and personal style.... Read More

3 Celebrity Moms Taking Over the Children's Fashion Market

Nov 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

We see it all over gossip magazines, blogs and social media: celebrity mommies dressing up their little tots in luxury designer clothing. It’s become so common to see Suri Cruise dressed in all the season’s latest that hardly anyone even bats an eye anymore when they see photos of the 6-year-old wearing custom-made Lanvin shoes. The phenomenon begs the question: where is the line drawn when it comes to dressing kids in designer threads? We appreciate that these hard-working and big-earning moms want their toddlers to look good— they’re almost forced to when their everyday lives are documented by the paparazzi— but are they forcing a certain style on their kids when they start dressing them this way from... Read More

Score Daniel Craig's Skyfall Sunglasses by Tom Ford

Nov 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

In Skyfall, the new James Bond movie wherein the secret agent once again battles against evil villains with a little help from some beautiful women, cool cars and great tailoring, Daniel Craig continues his loyalty to luxury designer Tom Ford. Not only in the matter of clothing, but with his sunglasses as well. Frank Scious, owner of chic online eyewear boutique Eyegoodies and our go-to expert on optic style, informs us that the tough-guy actor sported a pair of Ford’s Marko style shades from the designer's latest collection in key Skyfall scenes as well as on the film's set.... Read More

Unleash Your Inner Prep With GANT

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

We can’t all be Yale students, but who says we can’t dress like them? Luxury fashion brand GANT certainly believes that everyone has a little upscale New Englander in them, as their line of impeccably-tailored garments elegantly utilizes plaids, pinstripes, and preppy layering. The result is a range of fitted and chic ensembles sure to get any co-op to put down the Hemingway and thoroughly ogle behind their Ray Ban Wayfarers.... Read More

Stylist Interview | Lindsey Calla

Nov 2, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Have you always wanted to ask your favorite designers, stylists and celebrities what they love to about their roles in the fashion industry? Or perhaps what they think the next big beauty or styling trend will be? Look no further than this exclusive series of fashion icon interviews by JustLuxe. So read on, as we bring you these answers and more — direct from the fashionistas themselves. Some of the most famous names in the industry, including legendary TV personalities, have divulged exciting insider information and personal stories of their journey to the top just for our readers.... Read More

Make a Smooth Transition into Fall With These 3 Easy Style Tips

Nov 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

It’s November 1st, and if your closet is still stuck in summer mode, it’s time to start finally accepting that the colder weather is falling upon us. But luckily, the change of seasons doesn’t mean you have to completely overhaul your luxury fashion wardrobe. There are easy ways to slowly incorporate fall or winter items into your endless summer look to make an easy transition.... Read More

 
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