Haute trend to try: Floral prints

Marni Floral print silk satin dress

The floral-print trend is in full bloom this spring! (Pun intended). We first caught a glimpse of florals on the spring 2012 runways, and on celebrity It girls over the past few months. Drew Barrymore recently wore a vibrant J.Crew Jules Floral Print Silk Dress on the Tonight Show, paired with delicate Aurelie Bidermann jewelry […] Read More »

Preview: Tuleste Market Spring 2012 footwear collection


Tuleste Market‘s Spring 2012 collection has us wishing for warmer weather now. The brand that orignally started as a vintage-inspired jewelry line branched out into designing shoes a year ago. For next season, their footwear takes an ultra-chic, mod turn, with a collection of architectural heeled sandals, mules and booties, sky-high wedges and covetable not-so-flat flats. Designing sisters […] Read More »

Coming this January – Chanel ‘April’, ‘May’ and ‘June’ Les Vernis nail polish colours

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Chanel barely finished promoting its limited-edition ‘Les Jeans’ nail polish collection and already there are images of new ‘colours’ from their new Spring/Summer 2012 Les Vernis nail polish collection. The new nail polish trio are called ‘April‘ (garnet red), ‘May‘ (a bubblegum pink) and ‘June‘ (a creamy tangerine/apricot/light orange hue). Chanel always makes ‘hits’ when it […] Read More »

Fashion news roundup: Humberto Leon and Carol Lim of Opening Ceremony show first collection for Kenzo; preview the Uniqlo Innovation Project; new ads for Versace for H&M + more


Humberto Leon and Carol Lim of Opening Ceremony show their first collection for Kenzo (New York Times) Photo: Valerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times Check out these two new ads for the Versace for H&M collaboration (Racked) Check out the full lookbook of Balmain’s new lower-priced collection – Pierre Balmain (Fashionista) Watch designer Rachel […] Read More »

Dw by Kanye West Spring/Summer 2012 Ready-to-Wear line debuts at Paris Fashion Week

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With a stellar lineup of models (Karlie Kloss, Chanel Iman, Anja Rubik and Jourdan Dunn) plus a star-studded front row filled with designers (Azzedine Alaïa, Dean and Dan Caten, Olivier Theyskens, Jeremy Scott) AND celebrities (Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Ciara and Lindsay Lohan), we expected only the best of Kanye West‘s debut womenswear collection. Instead, the […] Read More »

Haute fashion + beauty news roundup: The Gucci Museum opens in Florence; The Limited to launch “eloquii” plus-size line; Nicki Minaj’s pink Fried Chicken Wing Necklace + more

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The Gucci Museum opens to the public today in Florence, Italy, the birthplace of the brand. The museum is housed in a medieval palazzo and will feature all things Gucci, including horse bit loafers, luggage, accessories, red carpet ball gowns and of course, handbags. (Accessories Magazine) Coming October 26, The Limited will launch online, “eloquii […] Read More »

Weekly Shopping and Goodies Hopes to Raise Thyroid Cancer Awareness and Asks, “Is Your Neck in Check?”

Cure thyroid cancer bag

A Few Goody Gumdrops hopes to raise Thyroid Cancer Awareness and asks…Is Your Neck In Check? Handbag du Jour loves the ice cream-colored handbags on the runway at Mulberry for Spring 2012 London Fashion Week! Shopping and Info thinks women who have had thyroid cancer surgery will love this Ferragamo chiffon scarf. TheFind wants to […] Read More »

Haute off the Runway: Cynthia Rowley Spring 2012 collection #NYFW #MBFW

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For Spring 2012, Cynthia Rowley debuted a collection of contrasting sporty and sweet looks. Her funky sportswear consisted of ‘mixed media’, like multiple iterations of perforated stretch fabrics (seen in tops, short-sleeved dresses and sleeves alone), gilded gold touches (overlaid on dresses, a ‘liquid’ gold skirt, shoes and handbags) plus an explosion of multicolored floral […] Read More »

Ouidad gives models “surfers-gone-wild” hair, backstage at Timo Weiland Spring 2012


For spring 2012, fashion house Timo Weiland took us on a trip to the beaches of Hawaii with Weiland and Alan Eckstein‘s surfer girl and guy inspired looks. “It’s Basquiat goes to Hawaii, goes surfing, and invites all his cool downtown city girls as guests,” Weiland said. Backstage, Ouidad created free-spirited, relaxed and natural hairstyles […] Read More »