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  • 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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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 2, 2015

    Marie Claire Names Clare Ferguson Design Director

    Marie Claire has a new design whiz on staff: Clare Ferguson is crossing the pond to join the Hearst glossy as design director. She was previously art director at London-based Tatler. Ferguson spent two years at the British glossy, prior to which she art-directed the first edition of Net-a-Porter’s online mag, The Edit, as the acting art director of

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  • Dena Silver | March 2, 2015

    Carven Taps Alexis Martial And Adrien Caillaudaud As Artistic Directors

    The latest moves in this season’s musical chairs rotation of creative directors: Carven has tapped both Alexis Martial and Adrien Caillaudaud to take over as artistic directors. The duo met at Paris’ Atelier Chardon Savard fashion school. They’re stepping in five months after the previous director, Guillaume Henry, decamped to Nina Ricci. Martial has been a frontrunner for the gig for a little

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  • Dena Silver | March 2, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Dolce & Gabbana Focus On The Hommes, Max Mara Takes Resort To London

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup…  Dolce & Gabbana Launches A Couture Line For Men This bespoke men’s collection goes by the name Alta Sartoria Condé Nast Might Not Be Eligible To Receive National Magazine Awards Anymore Blame it on native advertising It’s The End

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  • Paige Reddinger | March 1, 2015

    Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2015

    “Je t’aime maman!” Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana debuted a tribute to mothers on their fall runway. Dresses were adorned with love notes to mothers everywhere with “I love you mother” written in cursive in English, French, and Italian. Red roses, the international flower of love, came either in prints or as embellishments on classic

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  • Paige Reddinger | March 1, 2015

    Marni Fall 2015

    An army of impeccably-dressed warriors trotted out at Marni this season. But the clean lines, luxurious furs, gabardine, tweeds, and thick wools looked anything but war-ready. Fur accented the shoulder of a trench, snaking around one shoulder, and could be spotted on the sleeves of sleek camel coat that was cinched at the waist. Tunics

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  • Dena Silver | February 27, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Fendi’s Couture Plans, Gap’s New Design Hire

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup… Are You Ready For The First Fendi Couture Show? Expect the July show to be brimming with luxurious furs to coincide with Karl Lagerfeld‘s 50th anniversary at the label Gap Hires Former C. Wonder Executive To Lead Its Design Team

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  • The Daily | February 27, 2015

    Things That Are Great: Emily Current And Meritt Elliott’s New Clothing Line

    Dynamic duo Emily Current and Meritt Elliott are back at it again, with the release of their new lifestyle brand The Great, although this time, they’re leaving denim out of the picture. Drawing on inspiration from their experience as stylists and from their previous label Current/Elliott, their new brand is replete with simple silhouettes with a

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 27, 2015

    Etro Fall 2015

    Prints galore! A mashup of textures and patterns ruled the Etro runway for Fall, with lots of tapestry-esque motifs, silk paisleys, and herringbone riffs patched together on toppers, calf-length skirts, suits, and more, in a neutral palette of greys, browns, and a bit of gold. A few standout coats featured an undulating hemline motif that

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 26, 2015

    Lupita Nyong’o’s Pearl-Encrusted Calvin Klein Collection Oscars Dress Was Stolen

    Remember Lupita Nyong’o‘s pearl-encrusted Calvin Klein Collection dress that owned the Oscars red carpet this season? According to TMZ, the dress was reportedly stolen from the actress’ hotel room at The London West Hollywood on Tuesday. The dress is made of 6,000 white Akoya pearls and worth $150,000. Authorities say it was stolen sometime between

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  • Dena Silver | February 26, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Donatella Opens Up, Doutzen Hits The Milan Runway

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup…   In The Studio: Donatella Versace The designer reveals her soft spot and takes T on a tour of her office A Moment With Doutzen Kroes Backstage At Fendi She’s back on the runway, per Karl Lagerfeld‘s personal

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  • Dena Silver | February 25, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Suzy Chats With Marc, Stylist Leslie Fremar’s New Gig

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup…  Suzy Menkes Interviews Marc Jacobs And the designer dishes on his boredom with the current state of fashion Fresh Off Julianne Moore’s Oscar Moment, Stylist Leslie Fremar Has An Exciting New Gig Starting in May, she’ll be

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  • Dena Silver | February 25, 2015

    Condé Nast Shuttered Blog Platform NowManifest

    Bloggers under the NowManifest umbrella will have to seek solace elsewhere: The Condé Nast-owned platform, which hosted blogs by the likes of BryanBoy, Derek Blasberg, Anna Dello Russo, and Susie Bubble, has been shuttered, according to a report by The Business of Fashion. So what does this mean for the slew of influential bloggers? They’ll have

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 25, 2015

    Match Made In Heaven: Meet MatchesFashion’s Tom And Ruth Chapman

    When Tom and Ruth Chapman founded MatchesFashion in 1987, they had no idea it would turn into the mega retailer it is today. In 2006, the couple began venturing into e-commerce and they can now count themselves among the top luxury e-tailers in the business. How did you start MatchesFashion? Tom Chapman: Well, we were

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  • Dena Silver | February 24, 2015

    The Daily Roundup: Rodarte Collaborates With Superga, Two Victoria’s Secret Angels Retire

    Your mid-afternoon dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Daily Roundup…  Gia Coppola Models Rodarte’s Superga Collab Available now, the kicks go quite nicely with the Mulleavy sisters’ Spring 2015 collection What Lies Beneath That Oscars Outfit? That would be Commando underwear, a well-known red carpet secret

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 24, 2015

    Club Monaco Sets Up A Concept Store At Copenhagen’s Noma Restaurant

    A very chic pop-up marriage of food and fashion: yesterday, Club Monaco debuted a concept shop in Copenhagen’s critically-adored Noma restaurant, called CM at Noma. The spot features an edited selection of coed merch, plus accoutrements, vintage goods, coffee and wine, and even some handmade yurts, sourced from Brooklyn. This is the first time the restaurant

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 23, 2015

    The 2015 Oscars: Best Looks On The Red Carpet (And A Few Misses)

    Another awards season has come and gone, and last night’s Oscars were the finale to a series of memorable red carpet moments. White looks dominated the evening, and host Neil Patrick Harris even took to the stage in his tighty-whities. But there were plenty of other colorful frocks that shared the stage. Notably, Gwyneth Paltrow

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  • Peter Davis | February 23, 2015

    Vanity Fair’s Epic Oscar Party: All The Inside Dish!

    At 11:11 p.m. last night, après the Governor’s Ball, shiny gold Oscar statues started arriving en masse at the Vanity Fair party, hosted by the magazine’s editor in chief Graydon Carter. Julianne Moore, in Chanel haute couture, showed up with her Oscar. Common and John Legend had their gold, too, and once inside, Serena Williams posed for numerous iPhone 6 photos with Common’s

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 21, 2015

    Will Julianne Moore Wear Tom Ford To The Oscars? We say No.

    Last night, Julianne Moore, who we just spotted at the Hugo Boss show on Wednesday, was in Los Angeles to sit front row at Tom Ford’s epic show alongside Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Amy Adams, Beyonce, Elton John, and so many more celebs, we could go on and on, but this is Moore’s weekend to own. It’s pretty

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  • Dena Silver | February 20, 2015

    Ben Gorham Adds Bags To His Byredo Fragrance Label

    Byredo’s fragrances have a cult-like following, thank to their unique scents and even more unique names. This week, the label’s founder, Ben Gorham, unveiled his foray into leather goods with a handbag range that’s exclusive to Barney’s New York. Gorham was on hand to celebrate at a dinner on Wednesday, which was co-hosted by Padma Lakshmi and attended by the likes of Susan Sarandon, Johan Lindeberg,

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