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Remember when we told you about Angel Barta, the woman who claims Marc Jacobs like, stole her life for his collections and ad campaigns? We have a new entry into the “Maybe This Famous Person Ripped Me Off” category: Brooklyn designer Haleh Nematzadeh says Yoko Ono stole her designs for her latest collaboration with NYC brand… READ MORE »


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Thanks to email and the Internet machine you’re currently on, letter writing has become something of a lost art form. But fashion editor Derek Blasberg (pictured with cat!) is about to change all that. Blasberg created the Handwritten Letter Helper, a kit to get you back in the writing game. It comes complete with several different… READ MORE »


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The cast of “Downton Abbey” — both upstairs and downstairs — attended the Olympic Opening Ceremony last Friday. They posed for a group shot in front of the stadium, with Mr. Bates in something of a compromised position. But! Where’s the Dowager Countess? You know she wouldn’t dare mingle with the hoi polloi. And speaking… READ MORE »


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This is a picture of an unidentified German dignitary greeting his country’s athletes during the Olympic opening ceremony this past weekend. “Tell me that guy wasn’t doing a Nazi salute when the German team came out,” tweeted BBC broadcaster, Richard Gordon. Whether it was a a left-handed Nazi salute (typically done with the right hand… READ MORE »


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There’s really no question about who was having the most fun at the Olympics’ Opening Ceremony on Friday: It was clearly the three adorable people representing the Independent Olympic Athletes. Liemarvin Bonevacia, Reginald De Windt and Philipine van Aanholt are all from the Netherlands Antilles, a collection of Caribbean islands that lost its independent statehood… READ MORE »


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These Simone Rocha perspex brogues are troubling for a number of reasons. There’s the bright green vinyl color, for one. Then there’s the clear perspex heel, which is bound to get you into some major trouble. It looks virtually unwalkable, and purposely designed so. That’s probably why it’s an “employee pick” at high fashion church… READ MORE »


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In honor of the launch of her new collection with Opening Ceremony, Chloe Sevigny opened the doors of her home–and her closet–and gave us a peek into what she wears. Starting off with a vintage shot of herself with Kate Moss, Chloe spares no embarrassing corner–including showing us a custom-made Proenza Schouler dress she wore… READ MORE »


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Zoe Kravitz has cleaned up her image lately. Gone are the ripped and holed tights and scuffed shoes. In their place, Zoe has opted for this sweet Opening Ceremony dress and Nicholas Kirkwood peep-toe shoes. But the abstract camouflage print maintains the gritty way we’re used to seeing Zoe. … READ MORE »


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We suppose in some kooky, hipster, avant garde way, this 12-second clip directed by Spike Jonze is supposed to sell us on Chloe Sevingy’s newest collaboration with Opening Ceremony. Except we didn’t really see any of the clothes? I suppose that’s typically a problem, but probably not for Chloe. [Vimeo] … READ MORE »


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Out of all the movies out there, “Tron” definitely wasn’t on our radar as a potential style influencer. But apparently, designers have been finding inspiration in the sci-fi flick, which just goes to show you that fashion is as unpredictable as ever. The latest: Opening Ceremony’s “Tron Legacy” line, which features bulky and structured pieces… READ MORE »


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Tavi’s apparently selling off some of her own clothes at Opening Ceremony come Fashion’s Night Out. So the retailer had to ask her, “What does your closet look like?” Tavi responds:

“I recently switched with my dad. I now have half a wall of my parents’ room and half of their walk-in. And it… READ MORE »


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Few things in the world provide more excitement than a sundae bar. Q-Pot trumps that joy with its new line of build-your-own necklaces for Opening Ceremony. Start by choosing a cone base in pink or yellow gold, then add on scoops of brightly colored charms (mint, cherry, strawberry). To satisfy your salt craving, try the… READ MORE »


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We’re not sure why you would wear fancy water shoes on dry land, or why you would wade around in water in your fancy shoes, but Timberland and Opening Ceremony seem to think there’s a market for stylish amphibians. They’ve teamed up to make these slick water shoes, which have a punchy oxford motif, but… READ MORE »


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Jeremy Scott bone heels, $510 [LA Weekly] … READ MORE »


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Betsey Johnson never fails to deliver when it comes to making super fun yet utterly feminine clothing. However, this particular skirt (part of her Opening Ceremony collection) not only cries out Betsey, but we think it’s perfect when trying to conceal any tummy bulge. You know, if we cared about that sort of thing. … READ MORE »


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You’ve seen one of the Olsen twins toting around the $800+ Alexander Wang Coco Mini leather bag with a bottom full of of studs and if you’re anything like me, you were filled with envy at the sight. I’ve swooned over its beauty and contemplated ways to save money — forgo lunch, pick up babysitting… READ MORE »


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We had some high hopes for the Levi’s and Opening Ceremony collaboration. But preview shots are out, and we’re having some mixed feelings. Style.com posted some product images of the line—some corduroy cut-offs and button-downs, as well as a denim jacket—and we thought we were looking at pictures of Levi’s styles that have been around… READ MORE »


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