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London Calling…

London Fashion Week was without question brilliant. The best of the bunch. Before I explain why it’s important to understand how Spring/Summer ’12 was the happy ending London’s rags to riches fairy tale deserved.  The global fashion community sees and has … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga for ELLE UK January Issue

Lady Gaga is the first face to grace the first ELLE covers of 2012. Shot by photographer Matt Irwin, the “Edge of Glory” singer posed in a range of beautiful creations including an embroidered organza dress by Alexander McQueen, a … Continue reading

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“I Hate My Collection”

This documentary film, a creation of Oleg Mitrofanov, details the history of the infamous fashion college of Central St. Martins in London, of which it’s Alumni include; Alexander Mcqueen, Stella McCartney, John Galliano, Jarvis Cocker, Christopher Kane, Pheobe Philo, Zac … Continue reading

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McQueen’s Savage Beauty exhibition comes to London!

To the delight of London fashionistas, the late Alexander McQueen’s exhibition ‘Savage Beauty’ will finally arrive in his hometown and this year’s fashion capital of the world in 2013, just in time for the label’s 20-year anniversary. The exhibition, which … Continue reading

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London knocks New York off the throne as Fashion Capital of 2011!

According to Global Language Monitor, which tracks the frequency of words and phrases across print, electronic and social media, London has overtaken New York as fashion capital of the world. This has been attributed to the media’s spotlight on the … Continue reading

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This September: take a look inside Daphne Guinness’s wardrobe at FIT New York!

Can fashion be exhibited like art? Of course, is the answer to that question. From September 16 to January 7, 2012, at the New York FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) the public will have the chance to feast their eyes … Continue reading

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Boys, Boys, Boys

This week has marked the opening of summer fashion shows, with Men’s Fashion Week. The excitement began last weekend in Milano with Dolce and Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, Jil Sander, Burberry Prorsum, Prada, Missoni, Vivienne Westwood, and Pringle of Scotland, Alexander … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Geeks can be Chic, BUT can Chic be Geek?

Anna Wintour said it right when she accepted her Webby’s People’s Voice Award for Fashion at the 15th Annual Webby Awards earlier this month, “sometimes, geeks can be chic.”  HOWEVER, is the opposite also true?  Can chic be geek?  The … Continue reading

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Studded and Stunning in the Summer City

Granted, it may have once been first instinct to associate studded leather garment finishings with vagrant street mongrels and strung out rocker has-beens, but times; they are a changin’.  From the closets of celebrities from Emma Watson to Lady Gaga; … Continue reading

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In the (Fashion) Closet

We all fantasize and dream about what the Vogue closet must look like. From the looks of it, however, Vogue may not hold a candle to Suzanne Rogers. Not to be confused with the former Rockette and Days of our … Continue reading

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