spring/summer 09

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We’re going to take a wild guess and say that if French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac could vote in the U.S. presidential election, he’d put a check mark next to Barack Obama’s name. [Jean-Charles de Castelbajac fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/3/2008] … READ MORE »


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Fashionable spies will be carrying these bags next spring since they trick enemies into thinking you’re Karl Lagerfeld himself. [Karl Lagerfeld fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/1/2008] … READ MORE »


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Yesterday, there was hat-like hair at Christian Dior, and today there were giant wildflower bouquets atop the models’ heads at Junya Watanabe. Apparently headgear is big for spring. [Junya Watanabe fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 9/30/2008] … READ MORE »


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Instead of putting hats on his models, designer John Galliano had their hair crimped into chapeau-like structures. Don’t try this at home, people. [Christian Dior fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 9/29/2008] … READ MORE »


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Model Jessica Stam shows off a hairstyle that appears to be the result of a very windy day. [Fendi fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/25/2008] … READ MORE »


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Fast forward to 1:44 to view a horrible model fall, which hopefully didn’t result in a sprained ankle. Designer Miuccia Prada says the heels won’t be as high when they get to stores next spring. Keep reading to see the offending shoes… … READ MORE »


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Parts of this outfit I think I could pull off: chunky necklace, red belt, striped skirt. Parts of this outfit I do not think I could pull off: super-cropped top, green see-through overlay. [Marni fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/24/2008] … READ MORE »


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Which celeb will be daring enough to attend a red-carpet event in this black dress featuring cut-outs and what looks like horse hair fringe? We’re putting our money on Christina Ricci. [Jil Sander fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/23/2008] … READ MORE »


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Apparently butterflies are the “in” insect for Spring ’09. [Emporio Armani fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/21/2008] … READ MORE »


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To get this look, apply tons of eyeliner, but no blush or lipstick. Don’t brush your hair for a week. Then stare off into the distance, and do not blink. [Ashish fashion show; London Fashion Week; 9/19/2008] … READ MORE »


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Roksanda Ilincic says she designs “covetable cocktail and occasion dresses.” This futuristic creation would be perfect if you were attending a Siberian ball in 2050, wouldn’t it? [Roksanda Ilincic fashion show; London Fashion Week; 9/17/2008] … READ MORE »


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If I were having lunch with someone who was wearing this top, I would lose my appetite. Look at all that plaque on the gorilla’s teeth! [Christopher Kane fashion show; London Fashion Week; 9/16/2008] … READ MORE »


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When people think about the world’s fashion capitals, New York, Paris, and Milan are the cities that come to mind. But there are fashion weeks in a ton of other cities: Madrid, Mumbai, Sydney, and Beijing, to name but a few. London Fashion Week, which is happening across the pond right now, has become a… READ MORE »


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[Backstage before Eley Kishimoto; London Fashion Week; 9/16/2008] … READ MORE »


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New York Fashion Week ended on Friday after seven days of sometimes amazing — and sometimes hideous — clothes, a gazillion models, gallons of makeup, and a fleet of shiny black Town Cars filled with pretty young things. In case you were under a rock last week, here’s how it all went down…

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Believe it or not, there are other fashion weeks besides New York, London, Milan, and Paris. This gift walked down the runway in Madrid today. I don’t think even Blair Waldorf could pull this look off. [The Amaya Arzuaga show during Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week; Madrid, Spain; 9/15/2008] … READ MORE »


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Sort of Boho, no? [Backstage before Anna Sui, 9/10/2008] … READ MORE »


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Doesn’t model/Albert Hammond Jr. fiancée Agyness Deyn look purdy? [Backstage before Oscar de la Renta, 9/10/2008]

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Yesterday was the fifth day of fashion week. Keep reading for some awesome fashions from Betsey Johnson and Narciso Rodriguez… … READ MORE »


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Too bad she’s not going to get anything but a nice coat of lipstick. [Backstage before Max Azria, 9/9/2008] … READ MORE »


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