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  • Eddie Roche | December 19, 2014

    Male Model Moments: Meet Matthew Giesler

      After taking a week off from ‘Male Model Moments’, we return this week with South Africa native Matthew Giesler, who shares some vital info., like his least favorite food, where you’re least likely to find him, and what scares him. (His answer to the latter question is worth the price of admission alone. Hilar.)

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  • Dena Silver | December 19, 2014

    Anna Wintour’s Impeccably Chic Christmas, Down To The Marni Wrapping Paper

    During Milan Fashion Week, the fashion flock blew up their social media accounts with the array of blossoms and gifts stocked at Marni’s flower market. Anna Wintour seems to be equally as smitten with the punchy patterns. And she stocked up on some designer wrapper paper, festooned with prints from the maison‘s archive, for the holidays. Not only did Vogue include a

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  • Eddie Roche | December 19, 2014

    James Scully On Why Frida Giannini Didn’t Fly At Gucci

    You can always count on veteran fashion director James Scully to share his opinion, and last night we were intrigued with his Facebook update with his reaction to Vanessa Friedman‘s recent New York Times article, “Beware, Designers: What Frida Giannini’s Departure at Gucci Tells Us.” In the piece she writes: “What’s interesting, however, is that

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  • Dena Silver | December 18, 2014

    Emily Blunt Geeks Out Over Meryl Streep To Net-A-Porter’s The Edit

    This week’s cover girl on Net-A-Porter’s The Edit is Emily Blunt, and the chic actress dishes all about working in the biz, from her upcoming singing role in Into The Woods to her nonchalant entrée into the industry. She might be a professional actress now, but she still had a bit of a fan girl moment when Meryl Streep called her The Devil

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  • Eddie Roche | December 18, 2014

    The Australian Fashion Foundation Announces Its Latest Crop Of Winners

    A few lucky (and talented) Aussies had Santa come early this year with the announcement of the 2014/2015 Australian Fashion Foundation (AUSFF) winners, which were revealed in Sydney yesterday. Melbourne-based menswear designer Alexander Oscar Kelvy and womenswear designer Grace Butterworth were each awarded AUD 20,000 (that’s $16,400 in U.S. dollars); they will also win six-month internships

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 18, 2014

    Donna Karan Does Aspen

    Ski chic retail addition: Donna Karan is setting up shop in Aspen, albeit temporarily, with an Urban Zen pop-up shop. The outpost of her easy, drape-y, noir and neutrals-dominated line opens on Monday. Located at 501 East Dean Street, the space clocks in at 2,500 square feet and will be stocked with women’s and men’s threads plus decor pieces,

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  • Eddie Roche | December 17, 2014

    Emporio Armani Discovers That Calvin Harris Is A Total Babe

    How did we miss the memo that DJ Calvin Harris is so easy on the eyes? The folks over at Emporio Armani got it, and they’ve nabbed the Grammy winner as the face of their Spring/Summer campaign. This is OK with us. He’ll also be fronting their Emporio Armani Eyewear and watch lines. Life appears

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  • Dena Silver | December 17, 2014

    American Apparel Ousts Founder Dov Charney, Names Paula Schneider CEO

    Dov Charney, American Apparel’s founder and former president and CEO, has officially been dismissed. He was suspended from his chief executive position this past June, amid claims of sexual harassment and misuse of company funds, but he remained with the company as a consultant. Why is he being let go now? An investigation conducted by the brand

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 17, 2014

    Gareth Pugh Slated To Show In London

    Following a pit stop in New York last season, Gareth Pugh is bringing his fantastical, futuristic creations to London Fashion Week come February. Save for the stateside cameo on the NYFW schedule, Pugh has traditionally shown in Paris. Unlike September’s show move, which was comprised of a high-concept presentation, Pugh plans to show at LFW in future

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  • Dena Silver | December 16, 2014

    Marc Jacobs Recruits An Army Of Supermodels For His Spring 2015 Ads

    Olivier Rousteing might have his army of burger-eating models in his latest Balmain campaign, but Marc Jacobs has quite the gang of mods in his Spring 2015 ads. The knockout lineup includes Karlie Kloss, Anja Rubik, Joan Smalls, Kendall Jenner, Natasha Poly, Anna Ewers, Jessica Stam, Issa Lish, and Adriana Lima. The January issues of your fave fashion glossies will be stocked with

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 16, 2014

    Rihanna’s New Gig: Creative Director At Puma

    Another stylish turn for Rihanna: The star has been named creative director at Puma. She’ll also be the sporty Kering-owned label’s global ambassador, for their women’s training assortment of kicks and threads. “It’s great to find a brand that celebrates strength and individuality. I couldn’t think of a more perfect partner to collaborate with as a creative

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  • Eddie Roche | December 16, 2014

    That Night When Kylie Minogue and Jake Shears Sang Dolly Parton Tunes…

    One holiday party for the history books (per usual) was the Chandelier Creative gathering, which once again set the bar on Friday night when they put on ‘A Dolly Good Xmas’ at Cedar Lake in Chelsea. Richard Christiansen and his team honored the universally adored Dolly Parton with an exhibition of some of her most

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  • Dena Silver | December 16, 2014

    Ports 1961 Appoints Natasa Cagalj As Creative Director

    Ports 1961 has seen quite a lot of change in 2014: In July, Fiona Cibani, the brand’s former creative director of women’s and men’s wear, named Milan Vukmirovic as her replacement in the hommes department. Additionally, the brand introduced women’s handbags and accessories for the first time ever. Now, Ports 1961 has tapped Natasa Cagalj to take over the women’s

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 15, 2014

    T’s Brendan Monaghan Rings In His 40th Birthday At The Boom Boom Room

    Perhaps you ran across some unapologetically glam party shots on Instagram this weekend under the hashtag #bcm40. The occasion? A very posh 40th birthday bash at the Boom Boom Room for Brendan Monaghan, the dapper publisher of  T: The New York Times Style Magazine as well as VP of The Times’ luxury advertising. The black tie festivities brought out Monaghan’s

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 15, 2014

    Chanel Taps Lucia Pica As Global Creative Makeup And Color Designer

    Chanel has a new makeup maven on deck: Lucia Pica has been named global creative makeup and color designer at the maison. She succeeds Peter Philips, who left his creative director role at Chanel in February 2013 after five years with the brand (but stayed on as a “contributing artist”). Philips went one to become creative director of Dior’s beauty division this past

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 15, 2014

    KLS: The Reinvention Of Kimora Lee Simmons

    Kimora Lee Simmons has launched a new fashion label called KLS, and it’s a far cry from her Baby Phat days. Simmons’ original fashion label was started in 1998 with her then husband, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. Kimora, who is now 39 years old, pregnant, and remarried to Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner, is entering a

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  • Eddie Roche | December 15, 2014

    Burberry Springs Ahead With Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn

    Burberry quietly unveiled their Spring/Summer 2015 campaign over the weekend, with Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn posing for Mario Testino. It’s the first time that Campbell has appeared in a Burberry campaign since working with Kate Moss in 2001. It’s the fourth campaign with the brand for Dunn, who first appeared in their Spring/Summer campaign

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 12, 2014

    Models And Hamburgers: The Balmain Spring/Summer 2015 Campaign Copy

    Balmain’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign has been unveiled, and it’s delivering quite the fashion fantasy. The campaign, shot by Mario Sorrenti and art directed by Pascal Dangin of KiDS Creative, features models like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Joan Smalls, Adriana Lima, Isabeli Fontana, and Crista Cober. In our favorite image, the girls don skintight multi-colored striped Balmain looks and chicly chow

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  • Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    Exclusive! Shiona Turini Leaves Cosmopolitan

    Last week via Instagram, Shiona Turini hinted at the start of something new. The shot in question is of a logo-esque image is of Turini’s name, followed by: “Style consulting. Creative direction. Brand Development.” It was her way of announcing her departure from Cosmopolitan, where she’s been fashion market director since August 2013, to strike out on her own. Turini

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  • Dena Silver | December 12, 2014

    Gucci Parts Ways With Frida Giannini And Patrizio di Marco

    The power couple at the helm of Gucci are leaving the label: On January 1, president and CEO Patrizio di Marco will step down from his role, while creative director Frida Giannini will remain with the brand until her Fall 2015 collection bows at Milan Fashion Week in February. Di Marco’s role will be filled by

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