Celebrity Stylist June Ambrose Coming to VH1 with Docu-Reality Series

June AmbroseJune Ambrose, a stylist who considered one of the queens of celebrity style, joins the ranks of fellow reality star stylists Rachel Zoe and Brad Goreski with her own VH1 docu-reality series slated to premiere in early 2012.

Tentatively titled "The June Ambrose Project," the 20-year industry vet will give us a peek inside her hectic world.

From VH1:

In "The June Ambrose Project," June and her team of tireless assistants will take on a mix of up-and-coming and established celebrity clients – some actors, some musicians – who would like to re-imagine their looks and brands. Each episode will chronicle an image makeover and overall rebranding, culminating in a visually stunning event designed to focus on the celebrity's new look.

In addition to makeovers, viewers will get to see how June juggles her family life, CEO of her celebrity styling house Mode Squad and her burgeoning empire. Adding to June's to-do list is a record label, books and a plethora of assignments ranging from celebrity clients, fashion shows and photo shoots to emergency style interventions for friends she can never turn down.

Will you be tuning in?


Rodarte's Dreamy Spring 2012 Collection

Rodarte Spring 2012 Fashion Presentation at NYFW

Rodarte Spring 2012 Fashion Presentation at NYFW (Photo: Marcio Madeira/firstVIEW)

If you're looking for the ultimate statement collection from the Spring runways, look no further than Rodarte.

Definitely walking pieces of art with structured separates and contrasting floral gowns, we can't resist the architectural suits and impeccable details.

And if you missed the show, check out the video below courtesy of Elle magazine.


Unexpected Fashion Companions: Stripes on Stripes

Unexpected Fashion Companions: Stripes on Stripes

Did you love wearing stripes in the summer months, but don't know how to update the look for Fall?

Try mixing your favorite Breton striped top with a pinstriped skirt. This take on mixing stripes is both a timeless and chic way to wear black and white.

Pair the look with black platforms and gold jewelry.

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Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Anthracite Pin-Striped Skirt | $310 | Get it!

Viscose Breton Stripe Long Sleeve Top | $40 | Get it!

House of Harlow 1960 14KT Gold Ring with Resin Stone | $79 | Get it!

Steve Madden - Sarrina- Black Suede Block Heel Platform | $99 | Get it!


Billy Reid's Effortlessly Chic Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Billy Reid's Effortlessly Chic Summer/Spring 2012 Collection
Photo: GoRunway

For his latest Spring collection, Billy Reid's signature modern hippie factor is definitely present in both his womenswear and menswear looks.

Wide lapels, softly textured fabrics and earth tones are prominent in this collection, as well as the breezy feel we crave for the warmer months. The 70s era influence is in both the womenswear and mens separates, but leave it to Reid to create a collection that looks completely updated and fresh.

To see the rest of the collection, click here.


See By Chloe's 60s-Inspired Resort 2012

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60s-inspired pieces are on-trend for the season, and See By Chloe's newest resort line follows suit with a collection that's a softer version of mod.

Full of feminine florals, tailored mini dresses and wide-leg separates, definitely for the Twiggy in every woman.


Under $100: Michelle Williams in Party Ready Lace

Under $100: Michelle William's Look

 

Actress Michelle Williams was photographed while attending the 2011 New York Film Critics Circle Award looking stylish in an understated outfit.

Why We're Obsessed: We love how Michelle Williams mastered both the lace and metallic trend in this fabulous Nina Ricci top and Wren skirt.  Known for her minimal but chic style, she finished her look with simple black Louboutin pumps.

How To Get This Look:  Want to be as glam as Michelle Williams but not shock your wallet? Try this cobweb lace collared top from Asos, paired with a jacquard skirt from Alloy, and Steve Madden pumps.

Total Cost To Our Look: $99.01

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ASOS Cobweb Lace Collared Top | $64.03 | Get it!

Steve Madden Russhh Pumps | $24.99 | Get it!

Alloy Jacquard Skirt | $9.99 | Get it!


Pretty in Pink: Miu Miu's Resort 2012 Collection Preview

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Miu Miu never fails to deliver a Resort collection that 's more than your average holiday vacay wear. For the 2012 collection, think a modern Molly Ringwald in Pretty in Pink. Filled with sheer lace dresses, playful prints and ladylike blouses and coats, this collection is for the woman that loves a little tongue-in-cheek element in her wardrobe.


Preview: Zara's August 2011 Lookbook

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Keeping on-trend with the boy-meets-girl tailored aesthetic, Zara's August Lookbook shows that fall, like summer, can also be about being easy.

With a collection full of basics, Zara has taken casual up a notch with slim-fit trousers, outerwear in rich tones and faux fur. We are especially in love with the clean lines and rounded shoulders of coats and jackets that provide a relaxed attitude to the collection.

Think feminine essentials with a menswear twist.


Under $100: Crystal Renn in Navy and Black Z Spoke by Zac Posen Outfit

Under $100: Crystal Renn in Navy and Black  Z Spoke by Zac Posen Outfit

Model of the moment, Crystal Renn looks sexy in this classic and form fitting dress at the opening of Zac Posen's new store for his more affordable line, Z Spoke by Zac Posen in New York City.

Why We're Obsessed: A little black dress is always a go-to for any occasion, but sometimes it's good to switch it up. Crystal Renn's little navy dress is still classic, but is a welcome change to the wardrobe staple.

How to get the look:  Want the style of the little blue dress, but don't want to break the bank? Try this adorable bow back dress from ASOS, Jezebel Sandals and complete the look with Forever21 chain teardrop earrings and Style & Co. clutch.

Total Cost to our Look: $99.18

Style & Co Khloe Clutch | $21.99 | Get it!

Chain Trim Teardrop Earrings | $4.80 | Get it!

ASOS BOW Back Shift Dress | $27.44 | Get it!

Fergalicious Jezebel Sandal $44.95 | Get it!


United Arrows 2011 Fall/Winter Collection Preview

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United Arrows's 2011 Fall/Winter offering is an eclectic mix that is sure to appeal to the modern man. The Japanese designer's use of rich furs, fabrics and knitwear paired with the cleverly layered styling of the lookbook make this collection one to watch.


A Sight for Stylish Eyes: Stella McCartney's Mod-Inspired Eyewear Collection

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Move over iPhone, Christian Dior has the upper-hand on luxury cellphones.

No matter your style, there's no question that a great pair of sunglasses will finish any look.

Whether they're Olsen-style oversized, or classic round-shaped, we're always on the lookout for flattering frames.

Stella McCartney's new collection of mod-inspired frames are perfect, and will add the right amount of glamour to those cozy fall outfits come Fall.

 


Jason Wu's Art Deco F/W 2011 Shoe Collection

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Jason Wu has cleverly mastered the art of classic with an edge with his latest shoe collection for Fall 2011.

The designs and colors range from pumps, sandals and ankle boots in metallic, red and black, with unexpected touches along the heel.  It’s that little contrast that is sure to have all eyes on you when you walk away.


5 Perfect Lace-Up Wedges

It's almost time to trade in those summery sandals in favor of cool-weather footwear options.

What better way to transition into Fall than with a comfy wedge?

Check out our favorite lace-up wedges, including some wallet-friendly options.5 Perfect Lace-Up Wedges

Opening Ceremony Laced Wedge Boot | $156

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Tabitha Simmons COCO LACE-UP BOOTIES | $395

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MARC BY MARC JACOBS Wertmuller Wedge Booties | $203

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ASOS Dune Covered Wedge With Front Lace | $78.67

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BE & D Women's FRANKIE Lace-up Wedge |$192

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Current Obsession: Gucci 'New Bamboo' Handbag

Hand-stained leather, bamboo handle, antique gold hardware.

My love affair with Gucci continues with this standout from the limited edition collection commemorating the brand's 90th anniversary. But with a price tag of $4,900, I'm currently on the hunt for anything remotely similar.

Yes, I know it's impossible. But a girl can dream, right?

 


Rick Owens's New Coffee Table Book and Two Looks We Love

Rick Owens BookCome October, we’ll finally see the story behind Rick Owens, the “grunge-meets-glamour” American fashion designer best known for his muted color palettes and asymmetric designs.

Published by Rizzoli, Owens's new book will give us an in-depth look on his remarkable 20-year career in the fashion industry, including his design process and inspiration for creating his subversive looks.

We love the iconic leather jackets worn by countless celebs; and here are a few of his latest pieces that we’ve been lusting over.

 

Rick Owens Cropped Asymmetric Zip Jacket

Cropped Asymmetric Zip Jacket

Lightweight in a cropped silhouette, this jacket is the perfect summer-to-fall transition piece.

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Rick Owens Blister washed-leather biker jacket

Blister Washed-Leather Biker Jacket

We love this luxe-washed leather that is what Owens is known for.

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