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You Can Now Study Selfie Theory At USC

Associate Professor Mark Marino says that the course is about how people construct “an image of their identity  their gender, their ethnicity, their sexuality, their socioeconomic status” through selfies.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 12, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Meet The Fashionable Couture Dogs Of New York

Want to feel slightly depressed? There are people who spend more on their dog’s annual wardrobes than most people do on their own in 10 years. Meet the couture dogs…

Julie Gerstein | January 27, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The Cyborg-Styled Looks From The On Aura Tout Vu Couture Show

As Paris couture week rolls on, we thought we’d take a moment to look at a lesser-known entry into the couture-o-verse. That would be On Aura Tout Vu, the French…

Julie Gerstein | July 6, 2012 - 11:00 am

Elie Saab Sends Droolworthy Dresses Down The Runway At Paris Couture Week

Reason #5934 why being rich and famous wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world: Elie Saab. Actually, while we’re waxing hyperbolic, let’s give him the top slot. I can’t…

Rachel Krause | July 5, 2012 - 1:40 pm

The Best Of Front Row Fashion At Paris Haute Couture Week

Is it already that time again? I always look forward to the big fashion weeks, even though the shows run counter to the current season — it’s sweltering outside, but…

Rachel Krause | July 3, 2012 - 5:00 pm

The First High Fashion, Internet-Inspired Instagram Photoshoot, Brought To You By Nick Knight

Instagram is the latest billion-dollar craze, but you probably won’t see me hopping on the bandwagon. I am biologically averse to anything that leads millions of middle schoolers with iPhones…

Rachel Krause | April 25, 2012 - 10:40 am

Model Inner Monologue: Spontaneous Combustion

There are normal fashion shows, and then there are fashion shows where a model lights a barbecue in the middle of the runway. As you can see, the Livia Stoianova…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 27, 2012 - 10:20 am

The Couture Collections Are Here! Our 18 Favorite Looks From Day 3

Julie just about summed it up in her favorite looks from the first two days of Haute Couture Week when she said, “The Paris couture collections make me absolutely giddy.”

Rachel Krause | January 26, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Karl Lagerfeld Outdoes Himself (Again)

I await each Chanel show with bated breath, thrilled at the prospect of Karl Lagerfeld’s latest blowout. Need you be reminded, he notoriously flew a 265-ton glacier imported from Sweden…

Rachel Krause | January 26, 2012 - 3:40 pm

The Best Dressed At Haute Couture Week (Days 1 & 2)

We have now entered day two of the prestigious Paris Haute Couture Week, the spark that lights the fuse of fashion weeks to follow. Yesterday was Atelier Versace (for the…

Rachel Krause | January 25, 2012 - 4:00 pm

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…

Julie Gerstein | January 24, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Christian Dior’s “New Look” In A New Book

Designer Christian Dior helped revolutionize fashion with his “New Look,” which refined women’s dressing after World War II, ushering in an era of luxurious refinement. A new collection from Rizzoli…

Julie Gerstein | November 28, 2011 - 1:20 pm
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