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John Galliano, Kate Moss Team Up For British Vogue (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 9:02 AM

Christmas has come early this year, and our gift is a December magazine cover starring Kate Moss. The issue accompanying the model's 34th Vogue cover shot features another familiar face: John Galliano.

While many still haven't forgiven Galliano for his anti-Semitic rant...

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Even Kanye West Thinks Louis Vuitton And Other Luxury Brands Are Too Expensive

(3) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 5:13 PM

Say what you will about Kanye West and his dubious influence on the fashion industry -- there's no denying that he can afford to shop at the highest of high-end stores.

Still, Kanye is looking out for the little guy and his low-end budget. That's why...

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Vivienne Westwood Pug Wins Halloween Dog Parade In Our Eyes (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 10:31 AM

Even though Halloween isn't until Thursday, the people -- and puppies -- of New York City have started celebrating.

We saw plenty of squee-worthy costumes at the Halloween Dog Parade in Tompkins Square Park on Saturday, but none as fashionably festive as this pug dressed as...

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Did Party City Photoshop Plus-Size Models? (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted October 23, 2013 | 2:52 PM

Party City's photo shoot budget must be pretty low this Halloween season -- it looks like the company didn't bother to hire plus-size ladies to model its plus-size offerings.

As the blog Consumerist points out, pantyhose sold in both "straight size" and plus-size options feature alarmingly...

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Jenna Lyons' Style Icon Is Not Who You Might Think

(1) Comments | Posted October 20, 2013 | 11:07 AM

It's no secret that Jenna Lyons is one of our style icons -- the J.Crew creative director practically invented menswear-as-womenswear -- but who inspires Lyons? In a new interview with British Vogue, the bespectacled beauty filled us in on her fashion ethos.

While one might expect...

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Nina Garcia: It's Hard To Find Regular-Sized, Healthy Models In Fashion

(3) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 9:12 AM

Fashion Week often seems to be a study in irony. How is it that the garments representing what American women will wear next season come down the runway on underweight models whose bodies are so far from those we see in reality?

We're not the only...

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Kate Moss Named Contributing Editor Of Vogue UK

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 8:35 AM

When it comes to posing for Vogue covers, there's no denying that Kate Moss knows what she's doing. But directing the fashion spreads inside the glossy? Well, that's a whole new project... one it seems the 33-time cover girl is eager to embark on.

British Vogue...

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Kate Winslet's Vogue Cover Is Unbelievable -- Literally (PHOTOS)

(23) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 10:12 AM

When we got word that Kate Winslet covers November's issue of Vogue, we could hardly contain our excitement... until we saw the final product.

It appears the Photoshop wizards at Vogue have had their way with fair Kate's face, and the result is nearly unrecognizable. The...

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Celebrities Are 'Spoiled,' Says Giancarlo Giammetti, Former Valentino Executive

(5) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 2:29 PM

Fashion has never moved faster than it does today. In a world where runway collections sell on Moda Operandi mere days after their initial presentation and singers change their costumes four times in a single performance, it should come as no surprise that high-profile women move...

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John Lennon's Glasses Find Life After The Beatle's Death (PHOTO)

(1) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 11:39 AM

Trends come and go, but some fashions never go out of style. In our new series, we're paying homage to the signature items that have turned our favorite stars into style icons.

The icon: John Lennon, who would have turned 73 on October 9.

The item: Round glasses

Why we...

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Tanning Beds Banned For Models In Liverpool Fashion Week

(4) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 10:31 AM

While many a critic has accused the Fashion Week runways of uniform "whitewashing," one city is focusing on a different skintone issue entirely. For Liverpool Fashion Week, which kicks off Monday, the British city has instated a tanning bed ban in order to protect...

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How To Cuff Your Pants Like A Pro

(10) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 11:09 AM

As much as we can appreciate a good pair of wide-leg pants, our obsession with skinny jeans isn't going anywhere. However, there's one unfortunate unchanging fact that often comes between us and our straight-legs: We're not getting any taller. For many of us, a 33-inch inseam...

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley To Diet Advice From Agent: 'Go F**k Yourself!'

(2) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 11:18 AM

After 10 years in the biz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is opening up about her rise to model superstardom. In a confessional new interview with The Guardian, the Victoria's Secret supermodel remembers getting the kind of drastic early-career diet advice we hear about all too often.


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Chanel Graffiti By Kidult Appears On Store Before Runway Show (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2013 | 12:21 PM

Remember when street graffiti artist Kidult tagged Marc Jacobs' store this past spring? Well, the troublemaker is at it again -- and he's set his sights even higher this time.

Kidult spray-painted Chanel's Paris storefront this past weekend, smack dab in the middle of Paris Fashion...

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Rent The Runway App Allows You To Match Your Dress To Anything

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2013 | 11:02 AM

When we heard that Rent the Runway finally released an app for iPhone and iPad, our imaginations began to run wild. Rent the runway on the go? At last, dress delivery is as streamlined as food delivery.

But wait -- there's more. RTR's app has extra...

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Cute iPhone 5S Cases Will Protect Your Best Accessory In Style

(1) Comments | Posted September 29, 2013 | 9:17 AM

Face it: In 2013, our iPhones are our very best friends. We take them everywhere. We sleep with them. They have access to our bank accounts. They've seen us at our best and at our worst.

And friends don't let friends wear ugly outfits. So if you're upgrading to the...

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Proenza Schouler Approached Anna Wintour For Career Boost

(6) Comments | Posted September 28, 2013 | 10:30 AM

Fashion favorite Proenza Schouler is so successful, it's hard to imagine a time the label was unknown. Still, CFDA Award-winning designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez remember toiling away in relative obscurity -- and the surprising way they rose to fame.

At a discussion at Boston's...

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Brian Lichtenberg Suing Brother Over Designer Parody Shirts

(0) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 4:29 PM

Brian Lichtenberg has made a name for himself by mocking other people's names. His infamous "Homiès" shirts and hats, which spoof high-end designer Hermès' logo, have spun out into a celebrity-endorsed collection that humorously mocks many a label and is sold at high-end boutiques.

These clever...

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Garde Robe Closet Storage For One-Percenters Costs More Than Your Entire Wardrobe

(5) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 10:53 AM

"It's an investment, really," we've caught ourselves saying upon purchasing many a handbag or pair of shoes. Well, for an elite few, that desperate rationalization is actually a reality.

Enter Garde Robe, a members-only, super-secret clothing storage company, profiled in today's New York Times. If you've...

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