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Why Accessories Can Make or Break Your Outfit

Why Accessories Can Make or Break Your Outfit

If you want to feel good about what you are wearing while choosing from luxury brands, check out the online designer consignment shop and browse through the impressive inventory that is available.

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Unzipped: The Magic of Mizrahi

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Unzipped: The Magic of Mizrahi

Unzipped (1995) Directed by Douglas Keeve Photo:Miramax It is a world that fixates on the next “it” idea of the ever-changing and evolving seasonal trends, the fashion business has long adhered to a collective mantra to “always look to the future” a motto underscored by the year-round tornado that is the global fashion calendar, where in recent years one never quite finds the calm at the center of the storm. Once arriving to be excited and enthralled by each designers’ “au courant” collections, sadly in recent years have become quite a tornado where one never finds the calm at the center. Due to current global circumstances, the pace of the...

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Haute Bijou: When Fantasy Trumps Fine

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Haute Bijou: When Fantasy Trumps Fine

  Christian Dior fitting the final touch of jewelry to his “Zaire” evening gown on house model “Victoire” from his Autumn/Winter 1954 “H-Line” Collection. Photographed by Mark Shaw Amidst these uncertain times, it is completely understandable to find a glamorously cathartic method as an escape from ones reality to the endless realm of the imagination; a “fantasy” as one should call it. Delving into the topic of costume jewelry, it should be perhaps be known that in some romantic languages, French in particular, the term for costume jewelry translates into English as: “Fantasy Jewelry”. Now, why fantasy do you ask? Well,...

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Designer Focus: Christian Dior, ‘The Designer of Dreams’

Designer Focus: Christian Dior, ‘The Designer of Dreams’

When people hear the name Christian Dior, they automatically think of elegance, sophistication, and class. Having been around for more than 100 years, Christian Dior provides some of the most fashionable pieces in the industry for women, men, and even children to wear.  The luxury fashion brand is widely recognized around the world for its flawless look and craftsmanship. Only the best materials are used to create each piece. Although Christian Dior passed away in 1957, his legacy continues to flourish. Who Was Christian Dior? The French fashion designer was born in 1905. Ever since he was a child, he...

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Fabergé Velvet Blazer by Balmain Fall 2012 RTW

Fabergé Velvet Blazer by Balmain Fall 2012 RTW

As luxurious as this Balmain velvet blazer is, embroidered with crystals and pearls like a Fabergé egg, it's still lax enough to be wearable. Fall 2012 RTW, Olivier Rousteing's second collection at the house, was full of these over the top hand-embroidered embellished pieces for which Balmain is known, but people noticed how the runway styling gave the pieces an effortless edge. Models wore crewneck sweaters with embroidered-velvet pants and embellished jackets with a classic blouse and pair of trousers to offset the hyper-aestheticized designs. The oversized boxy cut of this jacket is a trend that's still on the runways...

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