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CFDA Awards Redux: Best Tweets Of The Evening

If you’re a follower of fashion, by now you probably know the news about the big winners at this year’s CFDA Awards. And if not, Google will tell you all the basic deets in a snap. But, if you’re craving some of the insider-y details, check out these Tweets from in-the-know editors posted throughout the… More »


Levi’s + Gaultier = Denim Cone Boobs

With the news that Jean Paul Gaultier is leaving his post at Hermès, it’s safe to assume that the designer will have more time to focus on creative collaborations such as this one with Levi’s. The all-American jean company reached out to the eccentric JPG to create a collection of denim pieces complete with his… More »


Lorenzo Martone Tries His Hand At Swimwear

Marc Jacobs seems to be rubbing off on his adorable significant other, Lorenzo Martone, who’s decided to give clothing design a shot. Having spent years working on fashion brands at advertising agency Chandelier Creative, Martone’s no stranger to style and creativity, but the swimwear line he’s creating with jewelry designer Jules Kim is his first… More »


Victoria Beckham Makes Menswear Chic

Though she’s the queen of fitted dresses and slim silhouettes, Victoria Beckham is expanding her design portfolio into a new realm. Instead of sticking to sophisticated dresses and curve-hugging designs, Posh will enter the world of menswear, where the emphasis will be on tailoring. “I always design things that I love and I’ve been obsessed… More »


Need Another Online Shopping Site? Maybe.

Between Gilt Groupe, ideeli, Rue La La, and The Outnet, the web is clogged with newsletters, online shopping sites, and exclusive deals, but pretty soon another one will be added to the masses. A former retail exec, Cecilia Pagkalinawan, and venture capitalist, Jim Robinson IV, have hatched a plan to launch StyleTrek, which aims to… More »


Central St. Martins Grads Go For Crazy And We Like It

The school year is coming to an end, and 40 students graduating from Central St. Martins in London showed off their designs. The clothes may look more prepared for the set of a bizarro human “Sesame Street,” but it’s fun to see fashion students going crazy and taking risks. For the last couple of seasons,… More »


Your Favorite Fashion Designers Show How They Decorate Their Homes

If you weren’t already jealous of designers’ aesthetic abilities when it comes to creating clothes, you’re certainly going to be envious of their interior design skills and massive pads. The Council of Fashion Designers of America is working with Assouline to publish American Fashion Designers at Home, which will show off the inside of over… More »


Quotable: Marc Jacobs Is Tortured, Attracted To Yellow

“I’m as tortured as ever, I see my shrink once a week, have all the same mood swings, I can sit there the night before a show and think, ‘What if they hate it? What if my life is over and I am homeless?’ … But I also have a certain amount of self-awareness at… More »


Olivier Theyskens To Design A Line For Theory

Olivier Theyskens, the long-haired fellow who used to be head designer at Nina Ricci, is designing a capsule collection for Theory. Theyskens has a habit of designing some rather gorgeous clothes, so we’re thrilled at the prospect of seeing some of his things at a more reasonable price point. That said, the Theyskens/Theory connection remains… More »


Alexander McQueen Successor Found In Sarah Burton

After Alexander McQueen’s death, some feared the label would fall into disrepair in the absence of its founder and creative chief. Fear not, McQueen fans, Gucci Group has named Sarah Burton as the line’s new head designer. Having worked with McQueen since 1996, Burton’s got the sort of in-depth knowledge of the brand that an… More »


Can Giles Deacon Save Emanuel Ungaro?

After appointing the train wreck that is Lindsay Lohan to be artistic director, the people behind Emanuel Ungaro have come to their senses. Now, rather than banking on tacky celebs, they’re investing in real talent in the form of British designer Giles Deacon. Giles regularly rocks our world with his eponymous label, so we’re excited… More »


Designer Devi Kroell Leaves Her Own Label

After founding a company that bears her name and spending six years developing the brand, Devi Kroell is leaving … sort of. Devi will no longer be CEO but she’ll be involved as a shareholder and member of the board of directors, so we can assume the breakup is an amicable decision between the designer… More »


Quotable: Alber Elbaz Explains His Feelings Toward Celebrity Designers

“I feel that some celebrities think that because they are famous, they can do fashion. Imagine if I want to be now a dancer. Trust me, I can’t. I can’t jump. I can’t even limp from one point to another. I feel that there is this kind of confusion. Everybody wants to do everything, everybody… More »


Does Tommy Hilfiger’s Comeback Mark The Return Of Americana Fashions?

Maybe it’s just my generation, but I don’t ever remember a time when Tommy Hilfiger was considered cool. I was aware that in the not-too distant past, TH designs were pretty classy, but by the time I was style-aware, the brand had already become cheapened into patriotic logo fashions. Basically, no one was going around… More »


Get To Know Lilly Pulitzer, The Princess Of Preppy

After reading the New York Times’ recent “Critical Shopper” piece on Lilly Pulitzer, it occurred to me that unless you were raised in a privileged household on the Eastern seaboard and use “summering” as a verb, as a 20- or 30-something woman who grew up in the grunge generation, you might not be too familiar… More »


Frisky Rant: Please Shush During Fashion Shows!

First of all, let’s get one thing straight. Designers work for months on their collections, searching for inspiration, creating looks, and pouring their hard work into the clothes shown to editors and press during Fashion Week. Said shows last a total of maybe 10 minutes. It shouldn’t be hard to keep your mouth shut and… More »


Watch Fashion Shows From The Comfort Of Your Couch

As of today, Fashion Week is officially underway, but with the snow and cold temperatures, getting around in New York City is simply treacherous. This weather makes you want to sit on your couch in PJs and catch up on daytime television, doesn’t it? Thankfully, 12 designers (so far!) have plans to embrace the internet… More »


The Hottest Designers Of Fall Fashion Week: A Cheat Sheet

February 11th marks the kick-off of fall fashion week, but with almost 100 shows no one has the time (or energy) to see them all. NBC put together a list of the designers you’ve gotta watch, so fine tune your runway radar to these 10 talents prepared to set NYC ablaze in a stylized fire. More »