Here’s our hope: all high-end designers will eventually jump on the lower-priced collection trend so that eventually there will be affordable Chanel for one and all! The latest step in the right direction comes from the label Jil Sander, which will soon launch a moderately priced line called Navy. (Hence, our clever Photoshop detail—we don’t actually think the goods will be nautical.) Keep reading »
Model Iekeline Stange is a master of some pretty intense mixing and matching. Her skills are so prodigious, in fact, that Modelinia put together a post on ways to steal her style. They were a little conservative though, given that Stange is generally wearing a handful of different prints, textures and accessories at any given time. Take the jump for tips on how to successfully mix and match really intensely without crossing the line into ridiculousness. Keep reading »
If you missed out last year, then make sure to clear your schedule for the second annual Fashion’s Night Out on September 10th, when stores and retailers will keep their doors open late for customers. Celebrities came out to join in the fun, there were free drinks galore, and the evening was like a giant block party where everyone was invited. And if last year was any indication of the joyousness of 2010, then we’re in for some exciting plans. To get the FNO party started, here’s a first look at the fashion goodies which will be for sale. 2009′s shirts were a simple black city skyline on a white background to benefit the National September 11th Memorial Museum, but this year there are multiple options: besides a ton of shirts for men and women ranging from $20-$30, there’s also a dark heather gray unisex hoodie for $60. Plus, forty percent of the proceeds will go towards helping the NYC AIDS Fund. Make sure to get yours fast, before they sell out. [WWD]
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There are two types of wealthy people. Those who go on reality television to show off their private jets and bling and Caribbean estates. And then there are rich people who are also cheapskates, and won’t spend money on peculiar things, like clothes. (Come to think of it, Daddy Warbucks did wear pretty much the same outfit every day.) Or so it seems, according to surprising new research about where they shop. Check out the full infographic after the jump. Keep reading »
No offense, Jennifer Lopez, but I wouldn’t be caught dead watching “The Back-up Plan.” (I don’t think I bought a ticket for “Maid In Manhattan”, either.) However, I could feast my eyes on this catty Monique Lhuillier gown all day. Rawr, and stuff. [Miami, 4/14/10] Keep reading »
When the economy hit its first slump, the fashion industry became one of the many lenses through which we measured the damage. So, it’s only natural to gauge the recession’s overall improvement by monitoring positive changes in the fashion world. Today, The New York Times asserts that a resurgence of bright, bold clothing is a tell-tale sign that the economy is recovering.
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