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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear: Days 1-3

After three weeks in New York, London, and Milan, we’ve finally made it to Paris. Many of the most important shows of the season just so happen to run in Paris — you might even be able to say that the city is the original home of the industry itself. The coming week is a… More »


Model Inner Monologue: Feeling Flush

This bright pink model was part of a rainbow of painted faces at the Alexis Mabille couture show in Paris on Monday. Check out the whole collection here. … More »


The Couture Collections Are Here! Our 27 Favorite Looks From Day One

I love fashion, but the Paris couture collections make me absolutely giddy. These collections celebrate fashion as high art, and present frothy, impossibly constructed delectable creations that make grown women salivate. Of course, couture gowns cost in the tens and hundreds of thousands, so we won’t be buying one anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean… More »


Meet My New Boyfriend: Ruslan

Maybe you have a case of the Mondays? Not me! Meet my new boyfriend. His name is Ruslan, and he is hot. I don’t know anything about him other than that. Anyway, when I woke up this morning, there he was, in my bed. It was like something out of a dream. And… More »


Well, There’s An Idea

The young French couturier Alexis Mabille sent models with hair color blocked to match his dresses down the runway. The question is, would this work on the realway? We just don’t have the answer. [The Telegraph] … More »


Quick Pic: A Purse Good Enough To Eat

Not a clutch but a cake. French menswear designer Alexis Mabille designed this yule log for Angelina, a famous Parisian cafe. Fashion tastes so good. [Parisbreakfasts.blogspot.com] … More »


DIY: Haute Couture Hair Ribbons

If you’re like us, you’re no closer to owning a piece of haute couture than you are, say, walking on the moon. But while hand-sewn $50,000 jackets may be a bit out of grasp, certain couture details are actually well within range. One of our favorites is the hair ribbon hair style we spied at… More »