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Embracing Your Natural Beauty: Less Is More

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It is a bold statement to have the courage to let your natural beauty shine. Too often, women are encouraged to cover up with makeup and the latest fashion. Simplicity
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7 Great Careers for Fashion Lovers

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Being able to get paid to do something you love is not a luxury a lot of us can afford, unless you’re in the fashion industry, of course. The field
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How To Get Fashionable For Winter While Saving Money

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Summer is coming to a close end and many a bummed by this fact. There is no denying that the passing of those bright summer days is a bit dreary,
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How to Snag Luxury Bridesmaid Dresses Without Breaking the Bank

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The catwalk is a wonderful source of inspiration for both bridal and bridesmaid styles. It provides a wonderful overview of the best colours, shapes, and styles to pick for your
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The Top Fashion Trends For The Working Woman – 2019/2020 Trends

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Being a career woman is great. But what does it mean to be appropriately dressed for work? Do you have to wear suits all throughout the week? Not at all.
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How To Snag The Latest Designer Fashion Without Going Broke

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Did you know that Gucci once sold a pair of jeans for $3,134? Or that the most expensive handbag ever made is the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse, which sells for
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Stamping Your Own Design On Fashion

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Back in February, the brand Alleira Batik’s traditional prints made an impact at New York’s Fashion Week, where they showed a collection of dresses, tunics and structured jackets in traditional printed batik
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The Benefits Of Hiring Your Wedding Attire VS Buying

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Tying the knot isn’t a cheap thing. Regardless of how big or small the celebration is, getting married comes with cost considerations. And even if you’re a guest, you may
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Top Online Shops In the UK

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Approximately 87 percent of retail purchases are done online— almost everyone in the UK is doing it. And why wouldn’t we be? Comparing prices and shopping while lounging around at
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New Fashion Trend in 2019: The Popular of Black Contact Lenses

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Fashion evolves and changes every week, and recently one of the latest trends is black contact lenses. Among the things people can use to add their style is to use
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Colorado Hair School Tips For Styling That Beautiful Hair

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Hair can say a lot about a person. It’s a feature of your body that you can use to express yourself. When experimenting with different hairstyles, you need to consider
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Patrick Remy Challenges Typical Fashion Photography in New Book

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Instagram has seemingly become the playground of fashion photographers from all over the world, such as Petra Collins and Nadia Lee Cohen, wanting to showcase their latest efforts. Renowned author and
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Timeless Styles for a Romantic Bridal Dress

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Younger generations may think it is so easy to choose a dress as they are just watching brides from here and there during weddings but when it is already their
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10 Hottest Model Hairstyles of the Moment

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Nothing feels better than having your hair styled giving you that extra spring in your step. Are you overdue your cut and colour or just fancy a change? Why not
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What Parents Should Know About Choosing Clothes For Children

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It seems that once a person becomes a parent his or her whole world spins off its axis and concentrates on the new member of the family. This experience is
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Your Fashion Guide for the 2019 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival

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Autumn is in full swing Down Under. While the days may be cooler, the fashion is, as always, still red hot in Australia. The changing season simply marks a shift
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Star Athletes’ Beauty Secrets to Healthy Looking Skin

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It’s no secret that the world’s best athletes devote enormous parts of their lives to perfecting every curve and muscle fibre in their bodies. It might seem like a skin
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7 Vegan Models You Should Be Following

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Unsurprisingly, most supermodels adhere to a strict diet and workout regimen. What most people aren’t aware of it the growing number of fashion icons who are vegans. Here are seven
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Max Mara: the New Young and Modern Directory

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High Fashion is very capricious, changeable and unstoppable. But nevertheless, there are brands that have a great ability to maintain their corporate style for decades without losing freshness, modernity and
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Top 5 Ways to Dress Up Your Shorts

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Summer is finally in full swing, which also means short season is in full swing. The fun thing about shorts is that you can find them in all colors and
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3 Tips to Keep Your African Print Dress Looking Amazing

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If you’re looking for a truly unique statement piece to wear this summer, you can’t go wrong with an African print dress. These are dresses that tell a story, not
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Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast

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Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast ‘Glamorous, provocative, beautiful, accomplished and magical’ These are just some of the words being accredited to Coming into Fashion: A
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Spotlight on Menswear: Canali

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Based in Sovico, Italy, Canali has been carefully cultivated over three generations to provide the best in suiting and elegant menswear. Established in 1934 by brothers Giacomo and Giovanni Canali,
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Introducing Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between

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Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between, will be displayed from May 4 through to September 4 2017 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. The dazzling spring
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Reshaping Fashion: A Modern Exhibition of Balenciaga’s Brilliance

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Reshaping Fashion: A Modern Exhibition of Balenciaga’s Brilliance ‘The master of us all’. ‘The only couturier in the truest sense of the word’. Cristóbal Balenciaga is a name renowned and
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Exploring the World of Anna Sui

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Exploring the World of Anna Sui As one of the world’s most adored and talented designers, the upcoming The World of Anna Sui exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum
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The Mixed Reality of Martine Jarlgaard

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The Mixed Reality of Martine Jarlgaard ‘The sculptural silhouettes of luxury brand Martine Jarlgaard London come from a hybridisation of dressy nostalgia, understated decadence and a relaxed, futuristic language of
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A Year in the Industry

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A Year in the Industry This past year in fashion, and the world at large, has been eventful to say the least. Fashion houses have changed hands, some closed, others
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The House of Dior – Seventy Years of Haute Couture

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The House of Dior – Seventy Years of Haute Couture: All We Need To Know About The National Gallery Exhibition In an exhibition exclusive to Melbourne, the National Gallery of
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Kenzo X H&M

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Kenzo X H&M Designed by Kenzo’s creative directors, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have teamed up with H&M to create a collection that celebrates the union of different cultures. Typical
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The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined at Barbican Art Gallery

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The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined at Barbican Art Gallery London has loads of great exhibitions regarding the most numerous topics to visit throughout the year. The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined at Barbican
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Ronaldo Fraga: breaking rules

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Ronaldo Fraga: breaking rules Ronaldo Fraga, one of the most irreverent and surprising Brazilian fashion designers. He uses fashion as a platform to draw attention to important and controversial issues
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Iris Apfel’s fashion collaboration

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Iris Apfel’s fashion collaboration There is something about Iris Apfel that never ceases to amaze: her great sense of humour and enthusiasm for fashion. Iris turned 95 last August and
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You Say You Want a Revolution: Records and Rebels 1966-1970

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You Say You Want a Revolution: Records and Rebels 1966-1970 A new exciting exhibition has recently begun at the V&A museum this month. The title sounds really promising: “You say
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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain; All We Need to Know about the PEM exhibition

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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain; All We Need to Know about the PEM exhibition From Mary-Janes and espadrilles, to the wedge heel and the classic Parisian pump, there can be no
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Judy Blame: Never Again exhibition

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Judy Blame: Never Again exhibition The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London showcased a retrospective of Judy Blame’s work entitled “Judy Blame: Never Again”. The legendary fashion stylist, art director
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Obituary for Sonia Rykiel

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Obituary for Sonia Rykiel The news of designer Sonia Rykiel’s death was announced Thursday morning by President Francois Hollande’s office. The designer passed away in her Paris home early Thursday
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Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion; All We Need To Know

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Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion “Our mission is to present fashion as a living art that interprets history, becomes part of the historical process, and inspires subsequent art .Over the seven decades
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From Sicily to Florence – the Journey of a Couture Designer

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From Sicily to Florence – the Journey of a Couture Designer When you walk into Sartoria Tiziana Alemanni, one of the first details you notice is the smell of fresh
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The passing of legendary photographer Bill Cunningham

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The passing of legendary photographer Bill Cunningham The death of legendary style and fashion photographer Bill Cunningham on Saturday, 25th June, was confirmed this weekend by The Times. A vision
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Is ‘Re-Branding’ The New ‘Branding’?

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Is ‘Re-Branding’ The New ‘Branding’? Although knowledge of what a ‘Brand’ is may seem to be intuitive in this billboard/advert/flyer/poster/theme-tune saturated state of contemporary society, for the purposes of this
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Tina Lobondi talks to Catwalk Yourself

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Tina Lobondi talks to Catwalk Yourself International designer Tina Lobondi appeared on the fashion scene over eight years ago. Her work focuses on exceptional consideration of detailed features and polished
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Spotlight on Artist Scott W. Mason

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Spotlight on Artist Scott W. Mason A recent graduate of Falmouth University, Scott W. Mason is already an accomplished illustrator and photographer. His illustration style produces concise visions of movement,
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The Passing of Prince, Musical Legend and Fashion Icon

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The Passing of Prince, Musical Legend and Fashion Icon Prince Rogers Nelson, better known by his mononym Prince, passed away yesterday Chanhassen, Minnesota at the age of 57. The musician
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In Conversation with Peter Lindbergh

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In Conversation with Peter Lindbergh Following the opening of his latest exhibition at the Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art courtesy of the Gagosian Gallery, on the 4th of February 2016
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The First Monday in May – Tribeca Film Festival

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The First Monday in May – Tribeca Film Festival “Fashion should be recognised as Art, when it touches people and moves people; – I mean, what more can you ask
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Fashion Illustration Through the Artist’s Eye

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Fashion Illustration Through the Artist’s Eye For several hundred years before photography was invented, illustration was the chief method designers and sellers used to promote their fashion to the public.
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Vogue 100: A century of Style

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Vogue 100: A century of Style The exhibition opening at the National Portrait Gallery on February 11th, is the culmination of a five-year process of curating some of the most
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Musée International de la Chaussure – The truth about Shoes

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Musée International de la Chaussure Shoes have always had an important place in fashion. They can ruin an outfit or make it the most glamorous. And the history of shoes
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African Prints: on trend since two centuries

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African Prints: on trend since two centuries African fabrics have impacted the fashion industry becoming an enormous fashion statement, with designers such as; Burberry Prorsum, Balenciaga, Roberto Cavalli and Bottega
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Shoes for All Seasons: What Every Woman Should Own

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Shoes for All Seasons: What Every Woman Should Own Women have an insatiable appetite for shoes, which men tend to struggle to come to terms with. What they fail to
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Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear at the V&A

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Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear at the V&A Come April 2016, the Victoria & Albert Museum will be the home of more than 200 examples of undergarments for men
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Ground Control to Major Tom: The Passing of Cultural Legend David Bowie

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The Passing of Cultural Legend David Bowie Worldwide news this morning reported the surprising death of music legend David Bowie this Sunday, January 10th at the age of 69. As
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Louis Vuitton, an empire for the talented Nicolas

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Louis Vuitton, an empire for the talented Nicolas From Balenciaga to head of Louis Vuitton, it did not take long for this man to build an impressive career in fashion.
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Oscar de la Renta Retrospective – Fine Art Museums of San Francisco

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Oscar de la Renta Retrospective – Fine Art Museums of San Francisco The De Young museum in San Francisco has announced they will be presenting the world premiere survey of
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Nikola Tamindzic – Fucking New York

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Nikola Tamindzic – Fucking New York While women pose in their most liberating physical positions, Nikola Tamindzic extracts the animal within orgasmic freedom and female sexuality on the streets of
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British Fashion Awards: Crowning Karl Lagerfeld

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British Fashion Awards: Crowning Karl Lagerfeld The British Fashion Council has announced that Karl Lagerfeld will be presented with the Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Award at this year’s British Fashion
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Balmain X H&M

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Balmain X H&M High street and designer collaborations tend to cause a unique kind of fashion thrill and over the past 11 years retailing giant H&M has provided us with
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The Magnetism of Celebrity Branding

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The Magnetism of Celebrity Branding Designer Charles Frederick Worth is the one to blame when it comes to the flux of celebrities promoting brands. Worth understood the importance of linking
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Björk at the MoMA: The Costumes Behind the Unique Persona

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Björk at the MoMA: The Costumes Behind the Unique Persona This spring, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) invites visitors to their retrospective of the eclectic accomplishments of the musician
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Fashion Week Australia: The Highlights

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Fashion Week Australia: The Highlights Last week, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia held its 20-year anniversary at Carriageworks in Sydney. This year, designers showed their most innovative collections to date, indicating
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H&M Conscious: Fashion Sustainability

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H&M Conscious: Fashion Sustainability During the H&M Conscious Actions Sustainability Report 2014, Anna Gedda, head of sustainability for H&M have shown the world it is possible to become sustainable and
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The Tug of War between Fashion and Art

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The Tug of War between Fashion and Art Fashion Week. It always sparks the casual coffee conversations after its debut. Countless think pieces have been written on the state of
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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain Exhibition at the V&A

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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain Exhibition at the V&A The latest display at the V&A is open to the public from the 13th June- 31st January 2016 and will feature more
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Interview with Daniela Corcio: the designer behind Ikonostas

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Interview with Daniela Corcio: the designer behind Ikonostas Ikonostas is a brand distinguished by an experimental approach to lingerie and tailoring. Daniela Corcio – founder and designer of the label
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Audrey Hepburn at the National Portrait Gallery

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Audrey Hepburn at the National Portrait Gallery The astonishing film star, fashion icon and humanitarian; that is, Audrey Hepburn is to be given her own exhibition. Right in the heart
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Fashion Photography: The Naked Body as Glamorous Image

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Fashion Photography: The Naked Body as Glamorous Image Fashion photography can be a hit or miss. Some images reel you in while others make you quickly turn the page. Alexander
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Catwalk Yourself 2014 Year Review

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Catwalk Yourself 2014 Year Review During a year that bared us trends that appeal to all, from the outlandish Jeremy Scott and his ‘Barbie’ capsule collection, to the debut of
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Wedding Dresses 1775 – 2014 at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Weddings and Marriage have been the ultimate symbol of love in many cultures across the years for Centuries, and the Bridal Gown viewed as one of the central aspects of
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Gian Paolo Barbieri’s Fashion Photography

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Last October the Milan Image Art Fair – the Photography and Design fair conceived by Fabio Castelli on 2011 – moved from its traditional location to Singapore, introducing a new
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The Future of Fashion is Now: a foretaste of fashion of the future

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The Future of Fashion is Now and is in Rotterdam, open until January 2015 at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. The exhibition presents the works of more than 50 designers
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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Comes to London

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He was one of the most innovative and creative designers of our current times and his presence continues to live on through his iconic designs exhibited in New York from
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Iconic designer Oscar De La Renta dies age 82

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Oscar De La Renta Dies Age 82 Fashion designer Oscar De La Renta has died surrounded by friends and family at his Connecticut home yesterday evening. The designer dressed many
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Knitwear in Fashion Chanel to Westwood

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Open until the 18th January 2015, the ‘Knitwear in Fashion‘ Chanel to Westwood’ exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum presents the changing style of knitwear over the 20th Century.
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Our newly launched “Job Board” feature

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Catwalk Yourself launches the new Job Board by broadening the connections between young professionals and the Fashion Industry. Get access to the newest opportunities around the world or connect to
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Otto Dix becomes inspiration for a racy fashion brand – 8DIX

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8DIX is an upcoming street wear brand that everyone in the fashion industry should look out for. Luca Marchetto and Jordan Bowen are the soul and mastermind behind the brand.
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Lauren Bacall: a true fashion icon!

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Bold red lips, subtle sultry eyes, a timeless hairstyle, unforgettable style and a look that could stop men in their tracks, could only belong to none other than Lauren Bacall.
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Italian Fashion Glamour exhibition at the V&A

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The breath-taking exhibition; began 5th April and remains until 27th July 2014 at the spectacular Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the world’s leading museum of Art and Design with collections
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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

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Commencing the 9th April- 25th August 2014; at the Barbican Art Gallery in London comes the first ever, major exhibition for one of the world’s most celebrated French Couturier; Jean
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Isabella Blow – Fashion Galore!

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The 20th November – 2nd March saw the annual Isabella Blow exhibition at Somerset House, in partnership with the Isabella Blow Foundation. After Isabella’s death in 2007; tributes have been
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Cartier Exhibits in Paris

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Have you ever wondered about the story behind some of the most exquisite pieces of jewellery? The inspiration? The designer? The cut? The state of society around the time it
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18th Edition of the Designer Christmas Tree

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This December brought the annual return of the Designer Christmas Tree Associations charity auction in Paris.  The auction, in association with Christmasworld, raises money for Foundation AVEC, a cancer charity
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Marc Jacobs: The evolution of a creative genius

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We want to celebrate the ultimate workmanship of Marc Jacobs, former Creative Director that has graced the Louis Vuitton (LV) House for sixteen years. What he has brought to this
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The Bao Bao collection from Issey Miyake

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We are brimming with excitement at the imminent arrival of BAO BAO ISSEY MYAKE’s 2014 spring and summer handbag collection; a breath-taking explosion of colour and style. The structure of
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Impressions Dior

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Impressions Dior, from the 4th of May to the 22nd of september 2013 in the Christian Dior Museum in Granville, north of France. This exhibition is part of  «Normandie impressionnisme» 
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The Bottega of Van der Borne

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You know you’re getting into good design when the creator is as madly in love with the materials and production as the end result. Somewhere between David Hasselhoff and a
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May 16th – Day Two of Cannes Film Festival 2013

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Day Two of the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival was dominated by strong females. The entire day centred on the film ‘The Bling Ring,’ which is directed by a woman;
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May 15th – Day One of Cannes Film Festival 2013

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There is only one film coming out this summer which evokes so much excitement from the fashion industry. This of course is the highly anticipated adaptation of the Great Gatsby,
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Marithé and François Girbaud – L’autre

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The French fashion label Marithé and François Girbaud was founded in 1964 and it’s safe to say that jeans wouldn’t have the place in fashion they do now without the
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Interview with Sergei Grinko

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Interview with Sergei Grinko 21 Questions Behind the Russian-Italian Designer of 2013 A standout for his recent S/S 2013 collection, Sergei Grinko is marking runways with his global eye for
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Audrey – The 60`s

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Hubert de Givenchy once said: “There is no woman in this world who does not dream to look like Audrey Hepburn.” Stylish, beautiful and talented – Audrey Hepburn remains one
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Glam! The performance of Style

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Liverpool is never short of diverting exhibitions, pop up shops or festivals to keep the culturally minded entertained. A large part of the cities creative scene is down to the
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CO|TE interviewed by Catwalk Yourself

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CO|TE interviewed by Catwalk Yourself With an allegiance to Italian women and an affinity for Japanese cartoons, designers Tomaso Anfossi and Francesco Ferrari delivered a solid S/S13 collection this past
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International Emerging Designers of 2012

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Latticework and nylon jacquard patterns, bare-all peignoirs, turkish embroideries, animal prints. Fembot futurism, rebel glam, androgynous minimalism. Every year gets more curious in fashion. More global, more daring, more cross-cultural. And
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Valentino: Master of Couture

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Somerset house has opened its doors for an exclusive retrospective look at Valentino’s designs from the 29th November 2012 to the 3rd March 2013. After years of impressing the fashion
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Introducing “109”

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Romanian brand 109 was founded in 2009 by Iona Dumitrescu and Marina Moldovan. The limited edition ready-to-wear label includes a diverse mixture of aesthetics that they recently showed at the
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Manolo Blahnik to be honoured by the BFC

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Manolo Blahnik is one of the most iconic footwear designers of our time. His designs are coveted by fashionistas worldwide, and worn by style icons on the pages of glossy
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Is Christopher Kane trading Versus for Balenciaga?

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Scottish designer Christopher Kane is leaving Versus, the Versace sister line. After the brand took a four year break Christopher joined in 2009 and helped it to re-launch. Christopher stood
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AND FINALLY…MILAN FASHION WEEK SPRING-SUMMER 2013

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19th to 25th September Day 1 opens with shows from Paola Frani, Mila Schön and Simonetta Ravizza. After a civilized pause for lunch between 12.30-2pm — as only the Italian Fashion Week
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KEEP TUNED: LONDON FASHION WEEK SPRING-SUMMER 2013

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14th to 18th September Less prestigious than its counterparts in New York, Milan and Paris, London Fashion Week relies on its funkier outlook and its reputation as a hothouse for emerging design
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KEEP TUNED: NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SPRING-SUMMER 2013

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6th to 13th September Reveling aside, in addition to the usual suspects, this season welcomes a host of up-and-coming designers. Korean designer and former head of women’s wear at J. Crew, Marissa
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DIANE VON FURSTENBERG F/W 2012: PRINCESS OF PLUSH

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Nothing says accomplished like a Diane Von Furstenberg piece. Nearly six months ago the debutante of her 60s, queen of prim and RTW novelty,charmed us with her Fall 2012 collection. An appetizer
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BERLIN BOUND: PAULE KA F/W 2012-13

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For everyone that is not Caroline Trentini, the only way to look this good while traveling is clearly in Paule Ka. The guru of glamour on the go, Serge Cajfinger
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CREATIVE RECREATION GROUNDS NIGHTLIFE: FALL 2012

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They may be the one tangible synonymity between A-list entertainers, New York creative circles and nightclubs: shoes. And Creative Recreation aims to capture just that in their fall 2012 campaign targeting
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TRENDING: CHILLI BEANS EXCLUSIVE EYEWEAR

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Supermarket specials, knockoffs or designer shades, your eyewear is likely replaceable. And with that comes convenience but also the apparent lack of originality, cost of insurance and loss of focal
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SUMMER FORECAST: THE BLUE MAN BIKINI

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Beneath the Carmen Mirandas and toucans, a forty year history beginning with Bethlehem, denim, and family feud unravels as the international symbol of beach beauty marks its big 4-0: Blue
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STARK REALITY: RICHARD AVEDON PORTRAITS

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In a startling reality check of the romantically vulgar 60s-70s, the Richard Avedon Foundation reinstalls a rare collection of the famed fashion photographer in New York’s Gagosian Gallery. The portraits
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COMME DES GARCONS: COLORLESS

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Like a wedding in camelot, Comme Des Garcons goes beyond fashion into an idyllic spring/summer exhibition collection designed by Rei Kawakubo. Echoing the installations of a Duchamp masterpiece in the
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CATWALK YOURSELF’S COLLABORATION ON SCHON MAGAZINE

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A couple of weeks ago, Catwalk Yourself worked on its very first collaboration with the famous bi-monthly Schön! Magazine by filming the behind the scene of the new UVU Performace’s
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MIYAKE ECO-FRIENDLY ORIGAMI LINE BEATS DUCHESS WEDDING GOWN AT “DESIGN OSCARS”

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The awards honor designs and designers across a wide variety of disciplines, including architecture, furniture and fashion, with winners from each category, and one overall winner, chosen by a panel
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HELMUT NEWTON: A RARE COLLECTION

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It does not take an art enthusiast to appreciate the work of Helmut Newton. But to feast your eyes upon a rare collection of his female empire does require a
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THE ATELIER OF AMY GLENN: ORNAMENTAL WEAR

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At first sight, an Amy Glenn piece may seem hazardous. Then you look closely, beyond the penetrating hardware of precious metals and industrial materials, and a sacredness emerges in the
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PROMISING MASATO: MANCHESTER FASHION WEEK

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Spinningfields, Manchester has seen the arrival of Manchester Fashion Week from the 9th to 14th April, along with the Masato fashion show. Garments were made from luxurious, sheer fabrics such
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DIOR NAMES RAF SIMONS NEW DESIGNER TO SUCCEED GALLIANO

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The 44-year-old Belgian, who started out designing furniture, will be responsible for Haute Couture, Ready-to-Wear and Women’s Accessories, the Paris-based fashion house said in a statement. He will premiere his
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THE LORE OF LISBON: PORTUGAL’S FASHION WEEK

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When the velvet ropes unraveled in Lisbon on March 21st, the international fashion community took their seats and took diligent notes on the world’s emerging powerhouse, Portuguese Fashion. Merely 15
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THE VERTICAL REBEL: CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN FOR SPRING

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Somewhere between the back seat of a Bentley, legendary hotels and the dressing rooms of high brow theaters there is the voice of a Louboutin high heel. The Warhol and Kandinsky of
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UNDER THE SEA: SPRING / SUMMER 2012

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This Spring, designers have sought inspiration in the depths of the deep blue, delving into the oceans and overturning the pebbles to discover pearlescent beauties that will adorn our wardrobes.
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CHRISTOPHER SHANNON: PROVING MENSWEAR SHOULDN’T BE SIDELINED

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Christopher Shannon is a force to be reckoned with; he has produced consistently exciting and forward thinking collections since he received NEWGEN MEN sponsorship in autumn 2010. His Autumn/Winter 2012
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SPOTLIGHT: JULIA HEUSE (JULIAANDBEN)

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Being JULIAANDBEN requires nitrogen stamina and a maverick’s agenda. Creative director and label principle Julia Heuse together with designer/artist Ben Klunker have birthed a new fashion category, amplifying the mood
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AND THE WINNER IS… JONATHAN SAUNDERS

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Since 2008, the British Fashion Council in partnership with Vogue have been celebrating and supporting young designers with the Designer Fashion Fund. Finalists are in with a chance of receiving
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HIGH HOUSES SWAP HAUTE HEADS: PILATI – SLIMANE

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One of the most lucrative and central roles to a high fashion label is conceivably that of the creative director. Often an appointed eye of fashion clout, if not the
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DOO.RI CHUNG: DRAPING GIFTED

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“I wanted to be a sculptor. For me, it’s the same thing to work the fabric or the stone” – Mme Gres. Doo Ri Chung’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection ventured into
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DILEK HANIF: A HAUTE LOVE AFFAIR

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Anyone seeking fashion recognition might want to take notes on the Dilek Hanif Spring-Summer 2012 Haute Couture runways for definitions of best dressed!   The Turkish designer du jour has
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PAUL SMITH: THE BOOK

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“The thing I’m most interested in is continuity. I’ve always worked hard at not being today’s flavour” – Paul Smith. Paul Smith clothes are classically British; they are impeccably tailored,
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AZZEDINE ALAIA: THE EXHIBITION

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When a woman wears an Azzedine Alaia garment, she becomes a living sculpture. His unrivalled skill of creating pieces that fit to the body like a second skin have made
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CHANEL vs BOMBAY: KARL LAGERFELD TAKES PARIS TO BOMBAY

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The Lord Lagerfeld had a rendezvous with Bombay as he carried Paris to India in his Chanel 2012 S/S collection. The influence stems from an aim to architect concepts between
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CHRISTIAN DIOR: CRUISE COLLECTION 2012

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A bold and chic aesthetic was on the agenda at the house of Dior for the 2012 Resort collection. From simple shift dresses and coats featuring block colour sleeves and
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MIHARA YASIHIRO: “OPHELIA HAS A DREAM” SS12 WOMENSWEAR

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Best known for his eponymous shoe label and collaboration with PUMA, Mihara Yasuhiro is making waves after breaking out into ready-to-wear for both men and women. Yasuhiro has a forward-looking,
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INTRICACIES IN ISTANBUL: PROFILE ON DILEK HANIF

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With an eye for international royalty and a coat of arms adorned with cultural prestige, Turkish debutante Dilek Hanif is handing socialites and fashionistas tailored formal wear and haute couture
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BRITISH FASHION AWARDS 2011

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The Savoy Hotel played host to this years British Fashion Awards, where the crème de la crème of the fashion world gathered together to celebrate Britain’s biggest names in the
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TAILORING THE TIMES: CORNELIANI WEAVES IN TECHNOLOGY

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Long before the Armani suit – aka, an adjective for men well suited – there was a Corneliani team of tailors and bespoke thinkers in a small city east of
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MAISON MANSION: THE “RENZO PIANO” OF READY-TO-WEAR

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Less than three years ago, Italian-born French-trained (École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture) fashion designer Albino D’Amato, aka Maison Albino, was preparing for a soon-to-be lavish career while
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NOW BOARDING: THE RUNWAY WITH ALESSANDRA MARCHI

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Once known as a Paris couture salon or a Paris parade, the fashion runway has evolved into something bigger than the collections themselves.  A stage for fashion, the catwalk is
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D-MARKED: THE UNTITLED LOOK

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“If you build it he will come” seems attuned to the Jean//phillip philosophy of fashion design. His designs and his attitude escape the mold as he sheds little interest in
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