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Recent Headlines

As you might suspect, I’m early in the morning perusing through feeds and news headlines about fashion, and here are some sort links to some interesting fashion headlines. Sometimes the art part of the show can get in the way of the fashion: Are Designers Bashing Women? […]

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A closer look (Ocscars 2012)

I really enjoyed most of the fashions at the Oscars, but there were a few that stood out for me.  Some obvious (Gwyneth Paltrow) but others you might not think.  So I decided to take a closer look at some of the more outstanding looks. This may […]

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Dries Van Noten

Van Noten is a Belgium designer who shows in Paris – no haute couture, just RTW.  I think he’s always had great line and cut in his clothes although he probably got lost in all the garbage known as grunge, but that might have been to his […]

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A Good Explanation of Fashion Shows

This is a great little video from Christina Binkley with the Wall Street Journal, about fashion shows and the schedule, what they do, what happens after, and what happens to those dresses on the runway…it’s not long. (Sorry, there’s an ad at the first, but it’s worth […]

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New designers….

There’s a neat little article on some of the new designers coming up and who to watch.  I always love this cause it’s fun to see what new stuff is coming out of those fresh young minds. First up:  Karen Walker Wow – what fun ideas…the one […]

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And now for what Kate Wore….

As for Mrs. O, there’s a site that follows what Kate wore, and you can usually buy it if it’s not out of stock by the time you get to the site.  However if you sew, you can take your time.  I’ve picked out two selections from […]

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What Kate Wore and other stuff….

I love this sort of stuff.  Why?  Cause this answers exactly why we follow folks like Ms. Obama….Kate…awards shows….runway shows (for the fashion on and OFF the runway).  These are the trendsetters and the folks who are wearing what we will be wearing, if not now, then […]

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Oscar Highlights

What a great red carpet viewing.  Lots of pictures, cameras, live-streaming stuff that was fun to watch.  And most of the dresses were beautiful, as opposed to years past, where there have been more than the fair share of bad ugly dresses – just for press. So […]

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From Westminster Kennel Dog Show

NOTE:  This was a short post I did on Facebook, however I’ve referred to it so many times with recent clients that I’m posting it here.  Update on the garb from the Westminster Kennel show from last night. It’s almost as fun to watch the people as […]

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After New York comes London

So now it’s London’s turn at the fall 2012 shows. This came from Nowness and I absolutely love this style – it’s a short film – very artsy, on a “look” from the street but I’m really nuts about the look….long tailed blouse with vents up the […]

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