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All About Haute Couture

Uloop | Posted 02.25.2015 | College
Uloop

These words come up in fashion all the time, but unless you're a fashion expert, you probably have no idea what they mean. More often than not, the phrase haute couture just elicits a ton of confusion or misuse of the term altogether. It's time to clear up that confusion.

Look Out Below! Fashion Designers Create Fabulous Manhole Covers

HuffPost Italy | Silvia de Santis | Posted 02.25.2015 | Style

From the catwalk to the sidewalk: some of Italy's most famous clothing designers have set haute couture aside for once and dedicated their creative ve...

I Burnt Out at 15

Madeline Hill | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Madeline Hill

Burning out at 15 is not what they talk about in the coming-of-age movies. It is not the common gossip at lockers and is not the topic that rules Friday night sleepovers. That is how it should be, though. Not just for teenagers, but for everyone.

5 Fashion Trends That Could Be Hurting Your Health

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 12.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

If you love your body more than the clothing it's dressed in, keeping up with these fashion trends doesn't have to take a toll on your health.

Editorial: Androgyny

Alex Geana | Posted 08.25.2014 | Style
Alex Geana

I've been obsessed with the androgynous look ever since I saw Andrej Pejic walk the Jeremy Scott runway at Milk many years ago.

Next Generation High Tech Fashion

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.20.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

What do you get when you combine sensors, LEDs, chips and tremendous new design talent? You get a cornucopia of new fashion based on wearable technology.

Indefinable Style at Colgate University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 07.30.2013 | Style
CollegeFashionista

Whenever the phrase "high fashion" is thrown around, our thoughts are instantly transferred to the fashion capital cities of the world: Paris, Milan, London and New York City. Hamilton, New York: not the most bustling place in the U.S., but a place where fashion has made its mark nonetheless.

A Fashion Don't: Why Partnerships Between Luxury Brands and Mass Retailers Often Fizzle With Certain Style-conscious Shoppers

Renée Richardson Gosline | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business
Renée Richardson Gosline

Clothing is more than what we wear, it's how we tell the world who we are. And for fashion omnivores, it's one way in which they display their skill.

This Was The View At My First Fashion Show (& Other Fails)

Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Style
Chris C. Anderson

My first high fashion week experience has come to an end, in what will most likely be my last-attended runway extravaganza.

This Was The View At My First Fashion Show (& Other Fails)

Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Style
Chris C. Anderson

My first high fashion week experience has come to an end, in what will most likely be my last-attended runway extravaganza.

The Billion-Dollar Question: When Will the Fashion Tech Bubble Burst?

Vivian Weng | Posted 05.23.2012 | Style
Vivian Weng

I would argue that what we're seeing isn't a bubble per se, but rather a natural and very necessary trial-and-error process, where everyone -- entrepreneurs, fashion industry executives, investors -- is learning what works and what doesn't.

WATCH: Psychedelic Prada Film

Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts

Prada's latest video catalogue release, Real Fantasies, gives those of us who can't actually buy Prada a chance to drool over its Fall/Winter 2011 col...

Bird Feathers For Fashion Or Fishing?

Reuters | By Laura Zuckerman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Denver

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - For the first time in 40 years, Philip Greenlee cannot obtain the choice feathers he ties into fishing lures to tempt tr...

A Mother Like No Other

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.07.2011 | Books
Lev Raphael

If you think your mother is tough, now's the time to read Mommy Dressing. Louis Gould's mother was a famous fashion designer. "Don't perspire in this dress," she warned. "I never perspire. Why must you?"

Hand-Stitching Meets High Fashion

iGNANT | Posted 07.02.2011 | Arts

Wer die pop-artigen Werke des amerikanischen Konzeptkünstlers John Baldessari kennt, kann sich vorstellen, weshalb die britische Künstlerin Inge Jac...

Shopping for My Mom: How Fashion Fails Real Women

Charla Krupp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Charla Krupp

Any woman can look her best, no matter what her size, so long as she knows which clothes will flatter her body. But if you can't find cool clothes in your size, what are you supposed to do?

Boutique Week's Spotlight on LA's Last Chance Boutique

Boutique Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Boutique Week

Every time I go to LA, I always make time to stop into Last Chance Boutique.

High Fat-shion

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Recent studies by the fashion industry have shown that large women are not only "people," but that they are people with money!

Dolce & Gabbana Says Women Like It Rough

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

They're bizarre, fantastical, and incredibly violent, with an emphasis on sexual violence and strangely the product being sold.

Marc Bouwer; Fashion Forward

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Marc Bouwer's new show is currently playing on YouTube. You can see each design, and it's variations, in perfect detail and it's so beautifully presented that I believe this is the future of fashion shows.

RIP Alexander the Great

Daria Shualy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Daria Shualy

Tthe thing I do love about high fashion is the extent to which it is art. And in this aspect, for me, no one was more of an artist than Alexander McQueen.

Michelle Obama's High Style for Hard Times

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Michelle Obama is apparently an excellent history student. Certainly she's learned from the example of other great figures from years past how to look wonderful without undue extravagance.

The Word From The Haute Couture Shows

Times Of London | Lisa Armstrong haute | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It would not be Paris without the distant rumble of discontent. So when the cherished haute couture shows of France - those twice yearly celebrations ...