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Helmut Lang Pre Fall 2012 Look 14

Those amazing blazers, parkas, and leather jackets in grey putty, olives, and ink-blacks were at once effortless and captivating to the eye.

Proenza Schouler Pre Fall 2012 Look 1

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez are hot off back-to-back triumphs on the runway for Proenza Schouler and they’re proving, season to season, to be masters of the fashion about-face.

Jonathan Saunders Spring Summer 2012

The British Fashion Council announces the shortlist for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2012.

Enrico Margaritelli

Glam Rock’s new men’s SoBe Tech collection features the brand’s patented ‘Just Click‘ technology that makes swapping out each case cover happen almost instantly.


How does that fashion maxim go again? Three is a trend? In that case let’s just go and induct houndstooth as the earlyl front-runner for hot trend of the pre-fall season.

Paint The Town Red

The color red is always good for lifting the spirit; in color psychology red stimulates a faster heartbeat, breathing and is also the color of love. Swoon! Red also embodies the spirit of Christmas and it’s with this in mind we present to you some fiery, seasonal treats.

Zac Posen Pre Fall 2012 Look 8

Zac Posen has returned to New York with his ears attuned to the needs of his client base.

Derek Lam Spring 2012

Skin care is the most important aspect in maintaining a great beauty regiment.

Thakoon Pre fall 2012

Never known to shy away from prints or color, Thakoon Panichgul added a third element to his repertoire for pre-fall. Texture.

Donna Karan Pre Fall 2012 Look 18

Where Pre-fall for DKNY seemed a bit static, maybe even uncomfortably commercial, Donna Karan Collection reaffirmed Karan’s place among America’s most forward-thinking designers.

Tom Ford Beauty

Tom Ford Beauty is just what you would expect from the master. Here are three products that you should not miss.

Backstage at Chanel Pre Fall 2012, Photography by Benoit Peverelli at Chanel

All eyes were on the Chanel Pre-Fall Collection this week as models paraded Karl Lagerfeld’s latest offering around a sumptuous banquet setting. Clothing, style and presentation has been discussed and analyzed at length, but how about the make-up?

Carolina Herrera Pre Fall 2012 Look 4

Few designers have mastered the art of understated elegance. For Carolina Herrera it’s become a lifestyle. Carolina made it clear that pre-fall was a continuation of spring, which was jam packed with prints, color, and embellishment.

Vogue, April 1950

Probably the biggest undertaking in the entire 119-year history of American Vogue comes to its completion today.

Christopher Kane at London Fashion Week Spring 2012

15 womenswear and 8 menswear emerging fashion design talents have been awarded NEWGEN & NEWGEN MEN sponsorship for autumn/winter 2012.

DKNY Pre-Fall 2012-31

Overall this was a collection about trends and vast selection, which is probably just what retailers have prescribed.

Anna Besedina by Pino Gomes

It was a phenomenal day of beauty and fun. Pino Gomes and Julia Dalton-Brush collaborate for an amazing shoot filled with fantastic beauty photography.

Fendi Pre-Fall 2012-26

Fendi girl is all grown up, apparently. There were no wild colors, radical silhouettes, no frills -well, save for the use of folded organza as an appliqué for some pencil skirts and a few of the evening looks.

Nicole Faria, Photo Credit: Frederique Constant

Frederique Constant, one of the world’s premiere watch makers and artisans is finally opening up shop stateside. With its own boutique at William Barthman Jewelers in the heart of New York City’s financial district.

Burberry Prorsum Pre Fall 2012-37

Pre-fall 2012 for Burberry Prorsum was almost too cute for words, but Bailey kept things interesting, creating a nice juxtaposition between the cutesy Tootsie pop owl-screened pullovers and the course militaristic tailoring that’s become the house’s trademark.

Lara Stone Pirelli 2012 Calendar High Resolution 23

The much anticipated Pirelli Calendar 2012 will be released today limited to only 20,000 copies worldwide and here are it’s first images.

Chanel Pre Fall 2012-3

How to begin to discuss one of Karl Lagerfeld‘s collections for Chanel? With almost 80 looks that walked down the runway in Paris’ Grand Palais space for Chanel‘s pre-fall foray, Uncle Karl doesn’t make it easy.

Oscar de la Renta Pre Fall 2012 Look 25

After a romping spring 2012 collection replete with bustling couture skirts and grungy lace t-shirts and crop tops, Oscar de la Renta took it back to basics reminding us all that he’s the American master of both high-drama and understated elegance.

Michael Kors Pre Fall 2012

Pre-fall for Michael Kors channeled all the characteristic sexiness found in an American Western saloon.

Chanel Pre Fall 2012 Beauty 3

“India for me is an idea, I know nothing of reality,” Karl Lagerfeld says of his Chanel Pre Fall collection.