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1920s Fashion Channeled in Ralph Lauren Fall 2012 RTW Line

Jul 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury designer Ralph Lauren’s Fall 2012 Ready-to-Wear Collection is inspired by English fashion circa World War I. The fact that the soundtrack from Downton Abbey played when this collection was debuted on the runway should put any doubt to rest. Lauren’s latest line for autumn consists mostly of feminine menswear with a contrasting— but welcome— addition of black and gold evening gowns for after dark. Overall, the collection represents a distinctive style that clearly transcends time.... Read More

Dita Sunglasses | Eyewear With Vintage Appeal

Jul 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you don’t have a pair of go-to shades, or maybe just want to broaden your style options, you should check out luxury sunglasses by Dita Eyewear. Based out of Los Angeles, the company was founded by two childhood friends back in 1996. Like their others, the Fall 2012 collection presents a range of eyewear with vintage appeal for a unique look. Check out the Fall 2012 look book video below to see just how cool this designer duo is.... 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

Summer Sandals by Top Luxury Shoe Designers

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Summer is already halfway over, and if you still haven’t found your go-to sandals, you’re in luck. I’ve put together some of my favorite luxury shoe brands that make great summer sandals for you to browse through, complete with different styles and silhouettes so you can find a pair that meet your needs. Best of all, each of these sandals are so versatile that they can be worn to many different occasions, from the pool, to a backyard soiree, to a formal party or wedding.... 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  |  1 Comment

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

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

Interview With Fashion Designer Anne Valérie Hash on Her Eclectic Influences

Jul 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

Luxury designer Anne Valérie Hash has once again impressed us this year with her collections in haute couture and ready-to-wear, which include some stylistic consistencies and fresh new elements. Every season I am pleasantly surprised with the details of her cuts, draping, and color combinations, and I become more drawn to her.... Read More

Basil Soda's Fall 2012 Couture Line Enchants With Detail

Jul 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

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  |  1 Comment

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

Most Expensive Designer Shoes | The High Price of Fashion

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Marilyn Monroe had once said, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” It seems Marilyn wasn’t alone in her undying admiration for a fabulous pair of designer shoes. As luxury shoe designers continue to create opulent footwear, the price of designer shoes continues to rise.... Read More

Sexy Bikinis | Where it All Started

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

It is an anniversary so large an entire month is blocked to celebrate its passing. July 5 is the anniversary of the public unveiling of the first bikini! With the anniversary of the first official unveiling of the teeny weenie itsy bitsy swimsuit following just one day after the Fourth of July, why not keep a few rockets in the pocket and kickoff the anniversary of the bikini with some firepower?... Read More

Gucci Artisan Corner | Signature Shoe Events

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

With a pedigree that dates back to the 20s, Gucci has long been known as a brand of fine Italian craftsmanship. Over the years, the House of Gucci has continued to expand its empire, becoming one of the most widely recognized names in both designer fashion and luxury goods.... Read More

Christian Louboutin Designer Shoes | A Look at the Iconic Red-Soled Success

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart  |  2 Comments

Any well-heeled lady would agree that when it comes to shoe therapy, nothing quite compares to the feeling of slipping on a shiny red-lacquered sole. French shoe designer Christian Louboutin stepped onto the scene in 1991 with the opening of his first Parisian boutique. That quaint little shop located along Rue Jean-Jacques has since evolved into a global luxury brand, with a signature style that has proven iconic in the world of fashion.... 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

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  |  1 Comment

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

Givenchy's Fall 2012 Collection Evokes Gypsies of Southern Italy

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Givenchy's newest Fall 2012 Couture Collection, brought together by Creative Director Riccado Tisci, is an intriguing array of sixties-inspired designs with clean lines and intricate beading. The luxury fashion brand also brought in the free-spirited style of gypsies found in Southern Italy, using earth tones of chestnut and terracotta, to create a collection that stands out as an interesting mix of haute couture and street wear.... Read More

Fashion News | Christian Louboutin Pairs Up with Disney

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  1 Comment

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

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

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

Jul 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  3 Comments

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

 
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