Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

Paris Fashion Week presented the beautiful designs of Spring/Summer 2011 Collection in Paris.
Paris Fashion Week brings each season's hectic schedule of fashion shows to a close, capping off a whirl-wind tour of International fashion weeks that starts in New York, moves through London and Milan, and ends in Paris. It occurs twice a year, taking in the Autumn/Winter and Spring/Summer seasons.
This seasons Paris Fashion kicks off with its latest Spring/summer collection 2011 on Tuesday, September 28 to celebrate nine consecutive days of fashion and style till Wednesday October 6, 2010. A string of young and talented designers including Dries Van Noten, Nina Ricci, Christian Dior, Sonia Rykiel, Givenchy, Stella McCartney, Ellie Saab and many others will be showcasing their Spring/summer collection 2011.
Is a Fashion Stylist Career for You?

From working with celebrity clients to styling models for photo shoots, a fashion stylist career provides exciting opportunities to share your passion for style with a variety of interesting people. There are many different arenas in which fashion stylists use their talents, from music videos to advertisements to TV shows and movies. They may also work with designers or public relations experts. 
Good fashion stylists know how to accentuate the positive attributes of the people they dress. Choosing the right outfit to flatter someone—in a way that is appropriate for each event—is an art. Fashion styling requires extensive knowledge of the fashion industry and a knack for matching your clients with the clothing that will support the image they want to project.

Skills Needed for a Fashion Stylist Job

Fashion Knowledge and Adventurous Style – Fashion stylists need more than great taste. When putting together a look, they must also consider a number of factors, such as color and fit. Knowing what clothes will flatter a variety of body types is important in fashion styling.  Successful fashion stylists see the possibilities in clothing. They can take conventional pieces and use them in unconventional ways. They are clothing innovators.
Ability to Communicate – The ability to communicate with clients is also essential. Fashion stylists need to be able to find the compromise between their own style and opinions and their clients' wants and needs. They need to be able to influence without overpowering.
Business Sense – Most fashion stylists are self-employed, so they need to be able to run their own businesses. They must maintain client relationships and handle administrative tasks or hire others to do them.
10 SUPER Secrets to Keep You Stylish

Ever wonder how the Supermodels look so effortlessly chic every time the paparazzi catch them on an ordinary day? Supermodels get inside tips from style experts to keep them flawless…consider yourself a Supermodel.

1. Layer Your Look. Try pairing a long-sleeve thermal underneath a tunic and belt it with leggings. Add a jacket and legwarmers to be extra haute.

2. Designer Accessories. Most people can’t afford to wear head-to-toe Chanel. Accessorize your ensemble with a designer purse or sunglasses. You’ll look and feel like a million bucks and no one will notice your outfit is last season Gap.

3. Denim & High Heels. Wear a dark denim wash with black or brightly-colored heels. High shoes make your legs look longer and slender, plus you’ll exude that chic factor.

4. Audrey Affect. You can never go wrong with a little black dress and layers of pearls – a quick fix to create an iconic look.

5. Red HAUTE Lip. Some people fear red lipstick...however there are hundreds of shades to choose from to compliment your skin tone. Hit up a makeup counter and ask a beauty consultant to help you find the right red.

6. Leggings are the new Tights. The trend of the moment is leggings, which is like wearing sweat pants that hug your body. You can wear leggings under tunic tops, dresses, and layered underneath denim or mini skirts.

7. Patent leather - the texture of the season. Get a pair of heels or purse to be in the NOW.

8. The Trench. This signature coat can keep you looking your best, regardless of what you’re hiding underneath.

9. No Smoking…It’s no longer chic. Quit immediately if you are still puffing away.

10. Find a Mentor. I know you want Tim Gunn, but he is really busy. Find someone at your immediate disposal who exudes style and get some hints from them!