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24-Karat Lingerie is Fit for Royalty

May 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

$6,000 could buy an around the world plane ticket, at least seven pairs of Jimmy Choo shoes or, for one modern princess, a 24-Karat gold Rococo Dessous bra.... Read More

Botticelli Summer Collection Pairs Italian Attitude with Classic Cool

May 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

When it comes to shoes, Italian brand knows exactly how to make a woman swoon. First hitting New York City in the 1960's, the Fifth Avenue fixture continues to craft classic cool styles that can cure any fashionista from feeling stuck with a blah closet for spring.... Read More

Bottega Veneta Provides a Vacation-Worthy Wardrobe With Resort 2014 Collection

May 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Every once in a while, a resort collection will come along that challenges the assumption of clean-cut pastels that have become typical— and expected— of cruise lines. This year, Bottega Veneta fits that bill with a selection of printed and patterned garments that speak to the brand’s Italian roots. Founded in 1966 in Vicenza, the label began as a producer of leather goods but has since grown to include women’s and men’s ready-to-wear along with jewelry, furniture, and more.... Read More

Jimmy Choo Protégé Steps into the Spotlight with Funky Shoes for Summer

May 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Where is the line drawn between fashion and art? The divide between the two can be confusing, but whatever the case, the designs of Joanne Stoker— whether they’re considered fashion or sheer art— are simply stunning.... Read More

'60s Mod Gets Revamped in Martina Spetlova Fall Collection

May 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Sometimes we come across a collection that is so perplexing, so eyebrow-raising, that we have to dig a little deeper than what meets the eye and try to put ourselves in the shoes of the designer. What was his or her vision? What was the inspiration? Those facets aren’t always immediately obvious, and that is the case for the Fall 2013 collection by Martina Spetlova.... Read More

La Belle Rebelle: A Refreshing Take on Swimwear for Summer 2013

May 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Vintage and swimwear lovers have something truly exciting to look forward to this summer. A new swimwear line called ... Read More

Show Off Your Wild Side in Exotic Swimwear by Aguaclara

May 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The weather’s warming up, and if you haven’t thought about what you’re going to wear next to the water this summer, you’re already a step behind. When it comes to lounging at the pool or relaxing on the beach, your swimwear from high school just won’t cut it. Luckily, Aguaclara Swimwear has you covered.... Read More

A New Take on Body-Con for Spring by Hervé Léger

May 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If there’s anyone that knows how to do a bandage dress, it’s the team at Hervé Léger by Max Azria. Whether or not the brand invented the style is debatable, but one thing we can say with confidence is that Hervé Léger by Max Azria finds a way to prove season after season that there are infinite ways to strut the body-con style. For Spring 2013, it’s with patchwork-inspired designs that add a fresh complexity to a classic silhouette.... Read More

New Carlo Pazolini Shoes Displayed in Stunning Spring Campaign

May 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Any woman looking for a new pair of shoes to throw on this summer need not look any further than Carlo Pazolini. For more than two decades the luxury shoe designer has been integrating his passion for modern Italian style and his knack for expert craftsmanship to provide quality and forward-looking style for men and women in Italy. In late 2011, Americans finally got a taste of the designer’s luxe creations when the brand opened 10 stores in the United States with a flagship in New York City’s SoHo.... Read More

'20s Style Has a Roaring Comeback Thanks to The Great Gatsby

May 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Anyone who thinks that current fashion trends aren't affected by the media has obviously not seen such popular period pieces as Boardwalk Empire, Downton Abbey, and Mad Men,to name a few. Each of these hits has a loyal audience— and it shows on the runway when designers start borrowing ideas from what they see on their televisions. Over the last year, perhaps the biggest trend in the fashion world— both on and off the runway — has been 1920’s innuendos thanks to The Great Gatsby which will be released later this week.... Read More

Rae Francis Takes City Girl Style to the Hamptons for Summer

May 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

You know those fashion catalogues you get in the mail that you bring to the couch and ogle over every page you flip through (usually wishing you could be just as cool as the model of said brand)? Well that’s how we feel whenever we see a new lookbook from womenswear label Rae Francis in our inboxes. The New York-based contemporary line does their thing for Summer 2013 by combining uptown and downtown looks to create a versatile collection no matter what borough you’re headed to.... Read More

Trend Watch: Forties Flare Hits the Runway

May 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Lately we’ve been taking a trip down memory lane and looking at the way past decades and time periods influence today's fashion trends. The ‘20s are making a roaring comeback with The Great Gatsby and pin-up styles of the ‘50s can be seen in modern swimwear. But we can’t help but notice the nod to the Forties that hit the runways at the most recent fashion shows. In the case of Fall 2013, we can say with pure confidence that history certainly repeats itself, thanks to sightings of slim skirts, shapely blazers, and frilly furs, of course.... Read More

 
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