• Runway

    Dena Silver | March 4, 2015

    Guy Laroche Fall 2015

    As far as debut collections go, taking a peek at the archives of the brand is a sensible place to start. Adam Andrascik took that route chez Guy Laroche, poring over the late designer’s collection of sketches to inform his Fall designs. The outcome? He certainly kept the ’80s-inspired opulence intact, especially in the form of silver and gold

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  • News

    Eddie Roche | March 4, 2015

    Pratt To Honor Francisco Costa

    Pratt Institute announced today that Calvin Klein Collection’s Francisco Costa will receive the Pratt Fashion Visionary Award at their benefit gala on May 7th. Previous honorees include Thom Browne, Fern Mallis, Hamish Bowles, and Ralph Rucci. Costa will be honored for over two decades working in fashion, much of that time spent at Calvin Klein, which

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  • News

    Dena Silver | March 4, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Jean Paul Gaultier’s Next Move, Karl Lagerfeld On His Big Anniversary

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup… JPG Moves On His next gig in the RTW realm is a capsule collection titled Jean Paul Gaultier for Sept Premières Karl Lagerfeld on Fur (Yea), Selfies (Nay) and Keeping Busy Along with a few quotes about

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  • Runway

    The Daily Front Row | March 4, 2015

    Rochas Fall 2015

    Luxe, structured calf-grazing shifts and swingy toppers (sometimes styled monochromatically, as in look three) in chocolate, olive, marigold, and plenty of noir were trotted out in Alessandro Dell’acqua‘s Fall collection chez Rochas. Those cheeky ruffled sweetheart necklines were sweet though a touch costume-y, but the rich touches elsewhere (ostrich plumes trimming hemlines, wide cinchers, bow-necked blouses, and bits of fur

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | March 4, 2015

    Preview The Upcoming ‘Dior and I’ Documentary

    Dior and I, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last year to raves, comes out April 10th and a preview of the doc has just been released. Directed by Frederic Tcheng, the film traces Raf Simons‘ first Haute Couture collection for Dior, which the designer had to put together in just eight weeks. “Ooohlaaalaaalaaaoooh,” Simons says

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  • Chic Report

    Paige Reddinger | March 4, 2015

    The Outnet Launches “The A-Z Of Dresses”

    TheOutnet.com is launching a new style guide, entitled “The A-Z of Dresses”. For 26 days, the e-tailer will go through the alphabet with each letter representing a trend or a designer. The guide kicked off with A for animal prints, followed by B for black, and C for cocktail o’clock. Each letter of the alphabet will

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  • News

    Alexandra Ilyashov | March 4, 2015

    Oscar de la Renta Retrospective To Debut In San Francisco

    The first big posthumous retrospective of Oscar de la Renta’s iconic, impressive work is opening at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Slated to run through May 30, the exhibit will showcase over 100 designs by de la Renta, curated by André Leon Talley, and is being put together in tandem with the Oscar de la

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  • Runway

    Dena Silver | March 4, 2015

    Jacquemus Fall 2015

    Simon Porte Jacquemus is young (he’s only 24!) and making quite a name for himself on the French fashion scene. He played up his youth in his Fall 2015 collection, offering up wares that sort of harkened to playtime in preschool. While they definitely weren’t designed by a tot, they had an underlying playful, naïve tone, something that

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  • Runway

    Paige Reddinger | March 3, 2015

    Anthony Vaccarello Fall 2015

    Anthony Vaccarello‘s Fall collection was full of the designer’s signatures, like asymmetrical ultra-minis, navel-grazing deep-v’s, rock n’ roll chic, and plenty of black. This season he accented the aesthetic with star cut-outs, metal fringe, and big statement-making leather and Lucite belts. Who was perched front row? Donatella Versace made an appearance in Paris to support

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  • Media

    Paige Reddinger | March 3, 2015

    Lisa Arbetter Named Editor-in-Chief At People StyleWatch

    Lisa Arbetter has been appointed editor-in-chief at People StyleWatch. Her appointment follows the departure of founding EIC Susan Kaufman, who was ousted in January. Arbetter will work under Ariel Foxman, whose role expanded from InStyle‘s top editor to editorial director at InStyle and People StyleWatch in late January. Arbetter was most recently the deputy editor at InStyle; she has been in that role since

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | March 3, 2015

    Publicist Brenner Thomas Takes The Lead

    Industry favorite Brenner Thomas has parted ways with LaForce + Stevens to start his own PR firm, The Lead. With the blessing of his former employers and a unique background as a fashion journalist, Thomas tells us why he decided to take the leap. Why did you decide to launch your own company? The entrepreneurial

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  • News

    Dena Silver | March 3, 2015

    Christophe Lemaire Collaborates With Uniqlo

    Uniqlo will be getting a touch of the Hermès ethos this fall, when the Japanese retailer releases their first collaboration with French designer (and Hermès alum) Christophe Lemaire. Expect Lemaire’s simple-yet-luxurious approach to design, albeit at more attainable price points. “We have always dreamt to work with Uniqlo. Uniqlo designs qualitative and made for all garments for everyday life. It is also

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | March 3, 2015

    T-Time with Hiro Clark’s Andy Salzer

    Want one more example of L.A.’s burgeoning fashion movement? Meet former New Yorker and current West Coast-dwelling Andy Salzer, who created Hiro Clark, his own line of limited-edition t-shirts for men last year. With his former label Yoko Devereaux “killed”, Salzer tells us how Cali life has impacted his new line, what brought him west, and how you can get

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  • News

    Dena Silver | March 3, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Suki Waterhouse Pouts For Burberry, Armani Launches Another Label

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup… Suki Waterhouse Stars In A Steamy New Campaign For Burberry She’s rocking a rouge statement lip from the Burberry Kisses line Armani’s New Womenswear Line Titled New Normal, this will be a full range replete with classic styles Pamela Love

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  • Media

    Alexandra Ilyashov | March 3, 2015

    Vanity Fair Set To Launch In Mexico Next Month

    Vanity Fair‘s sixth international iteration will hit newsstands south of the border in April, when the Condé glossy’s Mexico edition debuts. The mag’s launch team will be helmed by Lourdes Garzon, who is currently VF‘s Spain and Mexico director. The new title’s digital and social presence will be rolled out concurrently next month. Expect 90,000 copies of the inaugural issue

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  • Editor picks

    Dena Silver | March 3, 2015

    Skin Salvation: Six Products To Save Your Face Before Spring Starts

    February was cold…as in record-breaking cold. Now that it’s March and you’ve spent the past few months running around in sub-zero temps, perhaps it’s time to salvage that skin a bit? Bien sûr! From Être au Parfum’s trio of rose-scented fragrances (which will remind you that spring blossoms are, in fact, on their way) to

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  • Media

    Alexandra Ilyashov | March 3, 2015

    Digitally Remastered: A Sitdown With Hearst’s Troy Young

    In case you missed it in our print issues…The future of online media might mystify most media executives, but Troy Young, president of digital at Hearst Magazines, has it all figured out. Since joining in May 2013 from Say Media, the techy Canuck has shaken up the status quo: tripling traffic (at Cosmo), 86ing old-school

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  • News

    Paige Reddinger | March 2, 2015

    Has Zac Posen Been Tapped To Resurrect Charles James?

    Zac Posen is rumored to have been hired to revive the maison of Charles James, according to Yahoo News. The label was bought by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein from the late James’ grandchildren just after The Met’s exhibition of the designer’s work last year. James’ ball gowns are just the thing for the Hollywood crowd, and if any designer today

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  • Chic Report

    Eddie Roche | March 2, 2015

    Did Green Rule Milan Fashion Week? 20 Looks To Discuss

    It’s officially a wrap for Milan Fashion Week as editors, buyers, and bloggers are now off to Paris for one more week of show, food, show, food, show, food, show, food. One color we saw a lot on and off the runway this season was green, which showed up recently at Bottega Veneta and Salvatore

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  • Runway

    Dena Silver | March 2, 2015

    Giorgio Armani Fall 2015

    With nearly 100 looks, Giorgio Armani had lots to explore for Fall. The main concept here was the simple pairing of pants and jackets. Slim trousers hit at mid-ankle, looser pants with pleats came in silver, navy, and a painterly print, and a few velvet and satin pairs were in the mix as well. The most cutting-edge style

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