Posts Tagged ‘style’

Overcoming Relationship Hurdles

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Lives of Style’s DatingSpeak ©2016 addresses questions about Dating, Relationships and Communication. Lives of Style is committed to helping you achieve your own best style–in fashion, beauty and in life. Lives of Style and Lives of Style’s DatingSpeak ™ ©2016 want to facilitate answers to questions. While Lives of Style’s authorities in different categories may not [...]

Dennis Basso’s Disco Queens for Fall Winter 2015 NYFW

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It was all about the American hustle at Dennis Basso’s Fall Winter show at NYFW.   Inspired by the stylish jet setters of the disco era, there was no shortage of glamour. Models were swathed in velvet drape gowns in metallic gold. Ensembles brought to mind Studio 54 in its heyday—with highlights reminiscent of the [...]

La Dolce Vita with Badgley Mischka Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW

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Following a holiday at a 450 year-old monastery in Cartagena, Columbia, Mark Badgley and James Mischka infused their Fall Winter collection with retro allure worthy of the silver screen. Hourglass silhouettes and beauty queen beehives were reminiscent of ‘60’s femme fatales Sofia Loren and Brigitte Bardot.

What’s Cool About J. Mendel’s Gilles Mendel

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J. Mendel is known for being ultra-sexy, glamorous, and luxurious. The man behind the brand, Gilles Mendel, carries that luxe through into his daily life, proving that sometimes art imitates life, and life truly does imitate art.

What’s Cool About Donna Karen

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  With her movie-star blue eyes and effervescent smile, DK is the quintessential queen of cool. She has been elevating the New York woman from drab to fab for decades, pulling inspiration from her many travels around the globe. She broke through fussy clothes with her signature 7 Easy Pieces, a concept that has impacted thousands of [...]

Rocker 70s Chic For Saint Laurent’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

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The ‘70s inspired many Spring/Summer 2015 collections, and while Saint Laurent’s creative director–Hedi Slimane–has also chosen this decade as a baseline for his collection, Slimane has added rocker chic touches to give the garments a new and interesting appeal. Studs, sequins, leopard, leathers, and furs were abundant, while colour was used sparingly, but with purpose. [...]

Designing For Real Women — Louis Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

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With a brand so closely aligned with the concept of luxury, Louis Vuitton constantly is under the critical eye of the fashion world – and, as we have seen time and time again, Louis Vuitton does not disappoint. For Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, designer Nicolas Ghesquière used his impressive talents with state-of-the-art construction techniques and [...]

Brunello Cucinelli Has a Fresh Take on Spring 2015

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Brunello Cucinelli has moved beyond great knits to a showcase beautiful clothes which, this season evoked a strong, activewear trend–creating a sporty, fluid and relaxed collection. The gray, laser-cut, diamond-patterned, cropped, mink jacket displayed the brand’s propensity to innovate with new techniques especially while working in traditional mediums, such as fur. Ostrich feathers were waxed [...]

Alexander Wang’s Tour de Force — Comes Into His Own with Balenciaga’s Spring 2015 collection

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In a “sheer”-delight, Alexander Wang perfectly blended street chic and athleti-style influences into figure-flattering looks–admixing mesh and embroidery into sleek silhouettes. Pants were tight, shirts cut to the body and dresses were primarily long and form-fitting. Wang’s love of geometrics was evident throughout, as many pieces–including black, white and dusty pink dresses, featured lattice patterns. [...]

Bedroom Chic – 3.1 Phillip Lim Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

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For Phillip Lim’s Spring 2015 collection, the designer decided to try something different with his design aesthetic. “This season is about pushing the idea of femininity. Usually [my aesthetic] is masculine-feminine, but this time, I wanted to work closer to the body, make everything feel exposed, but also protected,” stated Lim With this new goal [...]

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