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Trend Watch | Pleated Skirts

Sep 27, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you haven’t noticed, fall is approaching, and with the transition of seasons ladies are beginning to cover up their legs with tights, but still know how to look fashionable in a fun pleated skirt. What’s not to love? These little gems are feminine, flattering for all body types, hide any tummy pudge and accentuate and minimize the waistline. Let’s just call pleated skirts the ultimate forgiving clothing item.... Read More

10 Items Every Woman Needs in Their Wardrobe this Season

Sep 27, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

We are always looking for those staple items we can mix and match and virtually wear forever. This fall make sure you have the following list of luxury fashion items in your wardrobe to make a statement and always be ready for a costume change to move flawlessly from day to night.... Read More

Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer Collection Shines at Fashion Week

Sep 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Feast your eyes on luxury brand Burberry’s new upbeat collection that comes in an array of bright hues and fun designs. By incorporating youthful prints and edgy fabrics (such as metallic Napa leather, metallic silk, leather, lace and silk satin) with classic cuts, designer Christopher Bailey was able to effortlessly ooze power and energy into his collection while maintaining the timeless elegance that Burberry is known for.... Read More

Exclusive | Bring Your Dream Jeans to Life at Denim Atelier 3x1

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Denim lovers in the New York City area, brace yourselves. Art and luxury fashion collide— as they often do— but this time in the form of denim factory/store/gallery 3x1. The shop at 15 Mercer St. in SoHo includes a complete jean manufacturing facility— but it’s not the kind of factory setting that you might assume. The space is a true work of art, structured to provide a luxury experience to its customers on a daily basis.... Read More

Five Must-Have Shoes for Fall

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

September issues are out, fall is around the corner and your closet is probably overflowing with last season’s looks. Nothing is wrong with ensuring you have an ample supply of handbags and other accessories, but what are essentials in the luxury shoe department for the upcoming months? Check out this Top 5 list where we’ve narrowed down the must-have styles for your wardrobe this season.... Read More

UV Protection Fit For The Gods

Sep 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

If you are like me, and lose keys, socks, and luxury watches like you were getting paid, then this item probably isn’t for you; especially if you are addicted to shiny, expensive things and have the funds to indulge those addictions. Maybach Eyewear is introducing a Limited Gold Edition line of- yes, you guessed it, golden sunglasses. Even if you are one of the lucky few who never loses a thing, it would still be a wise investment to have your made-to-order pair of 18K gold sunglasses permanently welded onto your person.... Read More

Exclusive | Sneak Peek at the Emmys Green Room by Derek Lam and Audi

Sep 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  2 Comments

Before the red carpet is rolled out for the Primetime Emmy Awards this weekend, I was able to get an exclusive sneak peek at the posh Green Room that was created by luxury designer Derek Lam and sponsored by Audi. While this is the second year that the luxury automotive company has sponsored the Emmys, a collaboration of this kind is a first for both brands.... Read More

Fanny Packs Make a Comeback in Rachel Zoe Spring Collection

Sep 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

If you’ve ever seen the Bravo Network’s series that showcases the fashion-filled life of luxury designer Rachel Zoe, you won’t be surprised by the looks produced in her new collection for Spring 2013. In it, we see the put together, boho-chic style that the stylist-turned-reality TV star-turned designer is known for. And while we can certainly picture Rachel herself in these garments, we think that they embody a look that many women will love. Zoe’s combination of street style with LA glam produces easy, polished looks for the everyday woman, whether she’s headed to work, cocktail hour, or a shopping date on Rodeo Drive.... Read More

Brian Atwood Campaign Ruffles Feathers in New York

Sep 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

Arguably the most intimate act is currently on display on every street corner, billboard, and television set for everyone to see. Everywhere we look, there is sex, or sexy people seductively posing with often unexciting products. Advertisers bank on the fact that people like sex, so they associate beautiful people with the product they are selling, subliminally suggesting that it will get you laid. That is advertising, sex sells. But shoe designer, Brian Atwood’s latest campaign featuring a scantily clad Candice Swanepoel and a few other nude models is now being considered a little too sexy to play on the inside of New York City Taxi Cabs, where grandmother’s and small children will potentially be scarred for life.... Read More

Fall Collection by Brunello Cucinelli References the Past

Sep 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

In an age where the world is run by technology, Italian luxury fashion designer Brunello Cucinelli brings humanity back into the picture. Like his radical business strategy that puts man at the center of any production process, his 2012 Fall/Winter collection focuses on the person rather than the product.... Read More

NYFW Spotlight | Dennis Basso Spring Summer 2013

Sep 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  1 Comment

One of the highlights of New York Fashion Week for me wasn’t the fashion news made at Lincoln Center with mainstream contemporary designers, but rather at the luxurious St. Regis Hotel, where I attended the Dennis Basso Spring/Summer 2013 presentation. I was immediately whisked into a magnificent sparkling fashion wonderland thanks to his stunningly exquisite looks and the sheer opulence of the ballroom.... Read More

Young Designer Creates a Buzz at New York Fashion Week

Sep 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

If ever there were a young, up-and-coming luxury designer to watch, it’s Mathieu Mirano. The Manhattan native is a mere 21 years old — but don’t let that steer you away. With already two collections under his belt, his latest is inspired by dinosaurs, but the designs are anything but immature. His use of fossil fabrics combined with intricate detail resulted in a show of the utmost sophistication. Spectators were even left in awe of the luxe look the designer was able to produce with one bizarre material.... Read More

Exclusive | Fashion Photographer Anne Menke on Her Newest Book and World Travels

Sep 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have the dream of combining all of their passions and making a life’s work out of it. Unfortunately, many people are not lucky enough to do so, but such is not the case for luxury fashion photographer Anne Menke. Driven by an insatiable desire to see beautiful things and different cultures, the German-born photographer gets to do both on a frequent— if not daily— basis. Not everyone has the opportunity to travel the world and experience different cultures, cuisines, and fashion, but with the release of Menke's newest book just around the corner, we will get to see the world through her eyes.... Read More

Madonna's Brother Debuts Shoe Line at London Fashion Week

Sep 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

There’s another luxury shoe line about to hit the market— but don’t call the designer a material boy. Yes, Christopher Ciccone may be Madonna’s brother, but he wants to be known as more than that, hence his new lifestyle brand that is launching a line of shoes for men, women, and kids.... Read More

Inside Scoop on New York Fashion Week's Fun Footwear

Sep 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  1 Comment

New York Fashion Week is in full swing, and I’m in the Big Apple soaking up the runway shows, backstage beauty secrets and insider happenings taking place around the clock at Lincoln Center and beyond. Amidst the to-die-for fashions, breathtaking makeup trends and inventive hairstyles, I’ve got my eyes on the accessories for Spring 2013— namely, the fabulous footwear making its way down the catwalk with fierce abandon.... Read More

Go Heavy Metal with Farbod Barsum's Chrome Clutch

Sep 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern  |  2 Comments

Amid this fashion season’s hot metallics and hardware trends, lauded luxury handbag designer Farbod Barsum has introduced his chrome “Leela” clutch—a posh purse handcrafted from sustainably-sourced African ostrich leg coated with a metallic finish and adorned with studded accents.... Read More

Achieve Urban Sophistication in Artfully Disheveled Accessories

Sep 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

When you hear the name of luxury menswear label Artfully Disheveled, what image comes to mind? Maybe it’s a rugged gentleman with a refined sense of style. That’s the aim of the three men behind the new label that specializes in ties, bow ties, and pocket squares that not only add a touch of class to a man’s outfit, but also an outlet to express his individualism. But the accessories by Artfully Disheveled aren’t anything like your grandfather’s bowties— these pieces are sophisticated with an unexpected, eclectic twist.... Read More

The Best Men's Shoes Money Can Buy

Sep 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  3 Comments

There are a few items that men typically indulge in once they’ve secured a paycheck that puts them a notch or two above the “financially secure” range. One of those is a pair of luxury men's shoes— next comes a good luxury watch, a dream car, or maybe even a vacation home. You know how the saying goes: you can tell a lot about a man by his shoes, and we have a feeling you'll want a pair that screams success. So which men’s shoes are among the best that money can buy?... Read More

 
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