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Taking Screen Printing to the Streets

09/07/2017

An artists’ collective in Berlin has found a way to put the “street” in streetwear graphics.

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Pantone Reveals Its Spring 2018 Colors

09/06/2017

Spring pops with new colors.

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Michaud Opens Thread + Seed

09/05/2017

In 2012, Melanie Michaud opened indie fashion shop Graffiti Beach in San Diego. Over the recent Labor Day weekend, Michaud opened Thread + Seed.

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FBI Says Farewell with a Party

09/01/2017

Since 1999, Fashion Business Inc has been an educational source for fashion entrepreneurs that also produced runway shows and events. It announced that it was shuttering in July. On Aug. 31, a farewell party was produced at the Fathom Gallery in California Market Center.

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Christopher David’s Debut Soiree at Ramos Carreon Salon

08/31/2017

At the Ramos Carreon Salon, it’s a tradition for any assistant in the salon to do a final soiree of his/her own before becoming a full-time hairstylist on the salon floor.

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Retail Healthier than Many Think, Research Group Says

08/31/2017

IHL Group, a partner of National Retail Federation, the Washington, D.C.–based trade group, released a paper on Aug. 30 that said that tough times for retail have been greatly exaggerated.

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Designing the Look of “This is Us”

08/31/2017

Members of the cast of “This Is Us” were on hand for an Aug. 28 event at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, amid the costumes of the 11th annual “Art of Television Costume Design” exhibition.

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Westfield Shopping Centers Hook Up With Uber

08/31/2017

Now there's a way to avoid the parking lot at Westfield shopping centers in style.

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Textile Design Winner

08/31/2017

Megan Weitz, a textile design student at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, received the Hank Pola Scholarship at an Aug. 28 reception at the design school’s FIDM Museum and Galleries in downtown Los Angeles.

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Serious Retailers Turn Out to Write Orders at Fashion Market Northern California

08/31/2017

The August edition of the Fashion Market Northern California trade show is always the smallest of the event’s five annual shows because it is held just days after the humongous apparel trade shows wrap up in Las Vegas.

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Who Will Be the Winners and Losers This Season in Holiday Shopping?

08/31/2017

Back-to-School shopping is barely over, but retail gurus are already making predictions for the holiday shopping season.

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OC Fashion Week Starts

08/31/2017

Orange County Fashion Week will aim to balance trade, consumer and glitz when the biannual fashion event unveils a series of shows Sept. 5–9. OC Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2018 shows will be held in venues around Newport Beach, Calif.

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Shafer Exits Agave

08/31/2017

Jeff Shafer, the founder of Agave, a premium-denim line that has been sold at retailers such as Nordstrom, recently announced that he was leaving the label after a 15-year run.

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Kitson Founder Files New Lawsuit

08/31/2017

Retailer Fraser Ross filed a lawsuit in July against its former executive Christopher Lee, lender Salus Capital Partners LLC, HGI Asset Management Holdings LLC and Spencer Spirit Holdings LLC.

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Obituary: Paul Schnell, Designer for Don Loper, Ernst Strauss, Da-Rue of California, 90

08/31/2017

Designer Paul Schnell died earlier this year at the age of 90. Best known as the designer for Ernst Strauss, a Los Angeles–based manufacturer of high-end women’s apparel in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, Schnell’s last job in the industry was as designer at Da-Rue California Inc., the maker of upscale updated apparel.

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FBI’s Harder Among the New Team at Yonduur

08/31/2017

Frances Harder has a new gig. The founder and president of Fashion Business Inc., the fashion nonprofit that recently shuttered after nearly 20 years, has joined the board of advisors at Yonduur, an online marketplace for closeouts, overstock and excess inventory.

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Nifty Genius: Menswear and Retail for All Seasons

08/31/2017

The Nifty Genius menswear label takes the term “lifestyle brand” very seriously.

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Groceries Apparel Looks to Build a Natural Dyehouse in Southern California

08/31/2017

In a rapidly changing fashion market, Matt Boelk and Rob Lohman basically want to build a new segment from the ground up.

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Z Supply Taps Maui and Sons for Icons of Culture

08/31/2017

After taking a look at classic surf heritage brands Ocean Pacific and Gotcha, Irvine, Calif.–based Z Supply LLC has unveiled the next brand in its Icons of Culture series: Maui and Sons.

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Lucky Brand Expands Into Home Collection

08/30/2017

Lucky Brand is offering a home collection that sells at Macy's.

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SportsOneSource Transitions to SGB Media

07/21/2016

New site brings entire scope and depth of SGB Media content ? including SGB Updates, SGB Today, SGB Magazine and SGB Executive ? to one place on a modern and mobile-adaptive platform. ...

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Athletic Dealers of America Reach Rebates Milestone

07/18/2016

The Athletic Dealers of America shared at its recent Buying Show in Orlando, FL that the group has surpassed the $1 million mark in rebates distributed to its members for 2015... ...

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Under Armour Spends $70.3 Million on New Headquarters Site

07/17/2016

Under Armour has closed on a $70.3 million deal to purchase the land for its new headquarters along Baltimore's waterfront......

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Nike Appoints VP of Running

07/17/2016

Nike Inc. announced that Steve Lesnard will become VP, GM of global running, succeeding Patrick Seehafer who will become VP, Europe Merchandising... ...

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Tory Sport Expands to Honolulu

07/17/2016

Tory Burch’s activewear brand Tory Sport is scouting a retail location in Honolulu... ...

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STYR Converts Health & Fitness Data into Customized Supplements

07/17/2016

STYR Labs is bringing together activity tracking and nutrition supplement recommendation via kits that deliver personalized nutrition solutions......

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Whoop Expands Market From Elites to Consumers

07/17/2016

Whoop will begin marketing its wearable performance optimization system to consumers in time for the 2016 holiday season... ...

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Planet Fitness to Open Second Club in Columbus

07/17/2016

Planet Fitness, a health club franchise known for its “Judgement Free Zone,” plans to to open its second location in Columbus, GA......

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Callaway Golf Staff Pro Cards Championship Record

07/17/2016

Callaway Golf Company congratulated Staff Professional Henrik Stenson for becoming Champion Golfer Of The Year... ...

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Rack Room Launches Real People Project Campaign

07/17/2016

Rack Room Shoes for more than a decade has featured real customers ? instead of professional models ? in all of its seasonal advertisements, selected through the retailer’s annual Models Wanted contes...

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GoPro Expects Third-Quarter 2017 Revenue And Gross Margin Will Be At The High-End Of Guidance

09/07/2017

Seeing strong consumer demand for the brand, HERO6 and Fusion cameras are tracking for launch in 2017.

 

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Issa De' Mar Crosses Fashion and Function to Grow into New Markets

09/07/2017

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Gap Inc. to Close Stores

09/07/2017

Gap Inc. said Wednesday it will focus its growth strategy around the Old Navy and Athleta chains going forward.

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Moss Adams: TravisMathew Advised by Moss Adams on its Recent Sale to Callaway

09/06/2017

TravisMathew has been acquired by Callaway Golf Company for $125.5 million.

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NRF Adjusts Forecast Down for 2017 Retail Sales Growth

09/06/2017

Sales are now expected to increase between 3.2 percent and 3.8 percent rather than the 3.7– 4.2 percent forecast earlier this year.

 

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Tillys Supports Hurricane Harvey Victims with Flood Recovery Supplies

09/06/2017

The supplies are scheduled to be distributed today, Wednesday, Sept. 6.

 

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TOBE Hires New VP of Sales and Inside Sales Representative

09/06/2017

TOBE welcomes Greg Hughes and Samantha Davitt.

 

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High Fives Foundation Recaps its Charity Golf Tournaments

09/06/2017

In a series of three golf tournaments, High Fives Foundation raised over $100,000 for its Empowerment Fund.

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Hurricane Irma Shortens Surf Expo Schedule

09/05/2017

Hurricane Irma is looming as a potential threat to Florida and parts of the East Coast, and Surf Expo has shortened the length of its show as a result

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PHOTOS: adidas Skateboarding x A$AP Ferg Trap Lord Launch Party, Skate Copa Court

09/05/2017

A$AP Ferg surprised top media, influencers, notable industry vets and party attendees with a surprise concert performance in celebration of the adidas Skateboarding x Trap Lord collection. 

 

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Officials make bizarre discovery: a basement swimming pool full of sharks

09/07/2017

In one of the more bizarre cases of people harboring illegal wildlife, environmental officers executing a search warrant on a home in New York’s Hudson Valley discovered a basement swimming pool full of sharks. Seven sandbar sharks were found swimming in the 15-foot-diameter, aboveground pool at the house in LaGrange in Dutchess County. Officials also

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Watch the new Dane Reynolds Former part from ?Premium Violence?

09/07/2017

Watch the newest surf video from Former, the new Dane Reynolds part in "Premium Violence" that coordinates with Former's newest capsule release.

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Nike reports 490 more layoffs before end of September

09/07/2017

Nike just reported it will be laying off an additional 490 employees at its Beaverton, Oregon, headquarters. The announcement comes on the heels of recent layoffs at the company in July that totaled 255 employees. The company announced in June it would eliminate nearly 2% of its global workforce, or 1,400 employees, as it undergoes

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The case for being a morning person

09/07/2017

Being a morning person has so many benefits, large and small, that we're surprised the whole world hasn't caught on. Need convincing? Check out these perks.

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Take your whitewater rafting to new heights — by heli

09/07/2017

After a railroad crossing dispute shut down Glacier Raft Company's pedestrian access to the Kicking Horse River, they invented a new sport: heli-rafting.

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Hurricane Irma deals blow to yacht owners; even ‘Hurricane Hole’ is slammed

09/06/2017

Hurricane Irma is wreaking havoc throughout the Caribbean as the Category 5 storm churns menacingly toward Southern Florida, and the yachting community has discovered that even time-tested safe harbors are not being spared. The Facebook image posted below, captured by Ron Gurney while inside the eye of the storm, shows dozens of high-end yachts smushed

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Murderous elephant escapes captivity, becomes trapped in bog for 18 hours

09/06/2017

A 42-year-old elephant jumped off a truck in the middle of the night to escape captivity in Thuravoor, India, and then went on a rampage before becoming trapped in a muddy bog for nearly 18 hours. The elephant known as Mullackal Balakrishnan belongs to Alappuzha Mullackal Rajarajeswari temple under the Travancore Devaswom Board. It was

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?World of Adventure? visits the Under Armour Mountain Running Series

09/06/2017

'World of Adventure' visits the Under Armour Mountain Running Series, which consists of seven different events that challenge athletes of all abilities.

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Gear News: 2 new colorways for the Vans ?Crockett Pro 2? shoe

09/06/2017

Vans has announced the release of an updated version of the Crockett Pro 2 shoe from Gilbert Crockett, along with two new colorways for fall.

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How to spend a weekend in NorCal?s Marin County

09/06/2017

Looking for a getaway that combines your love of food, nature and adventure? We found it. Here's how to spend a weekend in Marin County, California.

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Hundreds of sharks enjoy buffet of big bluefish; video

09/06/2017

Joshua Jorgensen received word that “the sharks were going crazy,” so he did what any producer of a popular online fishing show would do—he ran to the beach with his drone and started recording video. Jorgensen, the originator of the BlacktipH Fishing show based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, quickly found a huge school of

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Shaun White crashes during practice, withdraws from Winter Games NZ

09/06/2017

Olympic gold-medal snowboarder Shaun White crashed during practice this week at the Winter Games New Zealand, causing him to withdraw from the event.

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Patagonia releases lightest, most packable jacket in brand history

09/06/2017

On Wednesday morning, Patagonia announced the release of their lightest, most packable jacket ever developed, the Micro Puff Hoody ($299). Just in time for fall, the Micro Puff Hoody combines the best components from down and synthetic insulation and pairs them in one ultralight jacket. For outdoor enthusiasts who rely on lightweight, packable options to

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Surfer lassos huge tuna initially thought to be a shark

09/06/2017

Surfers yelled “shark” and hightailed it to shore, but not French surfer Philippe de Lépervanche. He paddled over to take a closer look and was glad he did. Lépervanche was paddleboarding off the surfing resort of Lacanau on France’s southwestern Atlantic coast on Saturday when the fish was spotted. “I thought it might be somebody

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New Micro Puff Hoody is Patagonia’s lightest, most packable jacket ever

09/06/2017

VENTURA, California. (September 6, 2017)—After nearly a decade of reimagining the limits of synthetic insulation, Patagonia has developed the Micro Puff Hoody, the lightest, most packable insulated jacket the company has ever created, offering the best properties of down and synthetic insulations in an ultralight package. Patagonia has achieved a previously unattained balance of warmth,

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Surf Expo shortens schedule as Hurricane Irma gains strength

09/06/2017

Surf Expo will close down early on Friday, as weather predictions now show increased chances of Hurricane Irma touching down in Orlando as soon as Saturday, September 8.

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Retail Wednesday: Landmark Surf Co. Owner Charlie Setzler on Laguna Beach retail

09/06/2017

EDITOR’S NOTE: Our Retail Wednesdays series profiles a different specialty retailer each week, in an effort to spotlight success stories and gain insight from shops that are continuing to grow in the face of a challenging economy. This profile is powered by our friends at Building The Revolution. Retailer: Landmark Surf Co Location: 1294 S.

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How to get your car dialed for ski season

09/06/2017

Don't get stuck out in the cold this ski season. Here are a few tips to get your vehicle ready for a winter of adventures.

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Hurricane Irma to deliver more waves and landfall

09/06/2017

Hurricane Irma is literally eating its way across the Caribbean right now – a scientific marvel of pure power and symmetry, about to send waves to nearly all of the East Coast, but also bringing the potential for massive devastation. The National Hurricane Center’s 5 p.m. update on Tuesday reported Irma’s sustained winds at a

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Yellowstone isn’t the only place experiencing a large earthquake swarm

09/05/2017

The earthquake swarm in Yellowstone National Park has reached epic proportions as experts called it one of the longest and largest on record with 2,357 earthquakes recorded from June through August 30, according to Newsweek. The most powerful earthquake during the current earthquake swarm was a magnitude 4.4 on June 15. The biggest one most

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Morgan Maassen?s latest film is a gorgeous look at the sea; video

09/05/2017

Surf photographer and filmer Morgan Maassen has released his newest film, "Water II", an ode to his love for the ocean and its hidden world.

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Large surf from Hurricane Irma claims the life of young pro surfer from Barbados

09/05/2017

Sixteen-year-old pro surfer Zander Venezia from Barbados was killed while surfing large waves on Tuesday by the strengthening Hurricane Irma.

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Haven?t seen ?Under an Arctic Sky? yet? It?s now on iTunes

09/05/2017

Chris Burkard's newest cold water surfing film "Under an Arctic Sky" is now on iTunes, as Ben Weiland tells and gives an exclusive clip from the film.

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Steve Van Doren heads to Texas to provide shoes, clothes to those in need

09/05/2017

Steve Van Doren hits the road to give away thousands of dry clothes, shoes, socks, and essentials to Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Wildfires threatening areas in Glacier and Yosemite National Park

09/05/2017

Wildfires throughout Oregon, California, Montana and other Western states raged over Labor Day weekend, causing evacuations and severe damage.

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Cynthia Cook Brides, David Yurman & Vogue Celebrate Weddings

04/10/2017

Cynthia Cook Smith hosted 15 brides-to-be at the David Yurman boutique in Beverly Hills to showcase the wedding jewelry collection. Guests tried on pieces from three vignettes of jewelry and got advice from Cynthia on how to style for their upcoming wedding day.  

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Beyoncé and More Stars Who Ruled the Pregnancy Bump Reveal

02/01/2017

Beyoncé is pregnant with twins—a revelation that shook the Internet, when the star casually dropped the news on Instagram this afternoon. “We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two,” she wrote, her growing bump on full display, artfully surrounded by a vivid floral arrangement and lemon-yellow veil. The singer is one in a long line of celebrities that have ruled socia...

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What Will Beyoncé Wear Now That She’s Pregnant?

02/01/2017

While Beyoncé’s baby announcement today left little to the imagination—the pop singer revealed the impending birth of twins by posting a selfie dressed in nothing more than a sierra frilled bra top, tie dye hipster shorts, and a teal veil (the religious iconography is all there!)—there are still some things that remain to be seen. In addition to the sex of her new little ones, there’s the qu...

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New York’s “One Book, One New York” Campaign Wants To Get The Entire City On The Same Page

02/01/2017

New York may already be lauded for its legendary literary scene, but if the Mayor’s office has its way, those literary lions are about to get a whole lot more democratic. The New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) today announced a new initiative, “One Book, One NY” which will be fêted at a party with BuzzFeed tonight and which aims to get all of New York City on the ...

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An Inside Peek at Ellen DeGeneres’s New Line for Pets

02/01/2017

“After I launched my line for humans I realized that I was leaving a whole species out,” said Ellen DeGeneres on the launch of her brand ED by Ellen’s extension into the pet market. Working with PetSmart, DeGeneres is shrinking her playful designs to accommodate four-legged friends with more than 250 pieces starting at $4 (for a flat dog toy) and topping out at $50 (for a dog carrier). The s...

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Meet the Skater-Slash-Model With Hood By Air in His Closet and Vetements on the Brain

02/01/2017

Whether he’s goofing off in a convenience store or doing kick flips in a L.A. parking lot, Olan Prenatt is always decked out. That’s not to say that he wears wild, over-the-top embellishments or head-to-toe designer looks, but he’s got that special sartorial something that has caught the attention of labels like Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, and Hugo Boss. Prenatt is a model on the rise with more t...

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The Best Reactions to Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Announcement

02/01/2017

In case you somehow missed it, Beyoncé is pregnant—with twins! The superstar made her announcement in, well, superstar fashion: kneeling in lingerie beneath an arbor of roses and under a pistachio-green tulle veil. Why? Why not? Knowles’s announcement—“We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growin...

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Ukraine’s Influence on the Runway Is Bigger Than You Think

02/01/2017

Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days, one of Ukraine’s two Fashion Weeks, kicks off today. The program has featured Ukrainian designers who have reached significant levels of success outside of Kiev, including names like Julie Paskal, who now shows at Paris Fashion Week, as well as Anna October, who has sold at Browns in London. But Ukrainian fashion, in the more traditional sense, has long had a...

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Beyoncé Is Pregnant With Twins

02/01/2017

Today, Beyoncé announced on her Instagram account that she and her husband, Jay Z, are expecting twins. The superstar posted an image of herself kneeling in front of a floral archway, swathed in a pale green veil. The image was somewhat bridal, and depicted the singer holding her growing belly while looking directly at the camera. Beyoncé wrote, “We would like to share our love and happiness...

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Melania Trump Might Not Move to the White House After All

02/01/2017

It’s been a week and a half since Donald Trump assumed office. While the spotlight-loving president has been front and center since then, doing prime-time interviews and signing executive orders in front of photographers, there have been few sightings of his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, in the public sphere. After the inauguration, the conspicuously private Mrs. Trump quickly returned to ...

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Lady Gaga Is Back to Her Wild Fashion Ways, Just in Time for the Super Bowl

02/01/2017

In case you haven’t heard, logomania is back. Brand loyalists are no longer shy about adorning themselves with prints and labels. Never one to do a trend by halves, Lady Gaga stepped out in Prague yesterday wearing the kind of in-your-face monogram that takes the idea to its ultimate conclusion. Spotted in a plush jumpsuit covered in Fendi’s interlocking Fs, Gaga turned a trip to walk her do...

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The New York City Comedy Set Steps Out for a Screening of The Comedian

02/01/2017

Comedy is all about timing—but then again, so is a great party. And last night, some of the biggest names in the business found themselves at the Museum of Modern Art at the exact right time for the Cinema Society’s screening of The Comedian. Starring Robert De Niro and directed by Taylor Hackford, the film—which has been described as part comedy and part drama—tells the story of Jackie Burk...

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Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat’s Impending IPO

02/01/2017

Name a bigger act of hubris than turning down $3 billion when you’re a 23-year-old college dropout. Imagine a more withering comment than saying such an offer “isn’t very interesting.” Then you’ll begin to understand why all eyes are on Snapchat cofounder Evan Spiegel this week, as his company’s expected to file an initial public offering for multinational company, Snap Inc., that’s been bre...

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Zac Posen Is Taking His 15th Anniversary Collection Off the Runway

02/01/2017

Those paying close attention to their fashion show invites noticed something unusual about Zac Posen’s when it arrived yesterday. The location of the designer’s February 14 show is none other than 13-17 Laight Street, the Tribeca studio he occupied for 13 years before moving his business to midtown. To celebrate his 15th anniversary, Posen is swapping the runway this season for a more intima...

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5 Models Who Are Making Honey Brown Hair the New Scandinavian Signature

02/01/2017

There was a time when the mere mention of Scandinavia conjured images of towheaded stunners and naturally platinum beauties—but a recent survey of modeling’s most recognizable faces tells a different story. These days, the same Danish catwalkers who dominate the industry also lead the pack for a new national signature in the form of their perfect golden brown hair color. Case in point: There...

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Jennifer Lopez Proves Why a Scene-Stealing Ponytail Is All in the Details on Instagram

02/01/2017

  Well, hello to anyone who has risked the death-defying move of keeping a tight elastic on their wrist at all times. J.Lo has news for us: The reliably practical ponytail deserves much better. Consider Lopez’s next-level take in the style on Instagram last night: hair swept clean back, baby hairs groomed to face-framing perfection, a wraparound strand finishing the look, along with braided ...

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Good News for True-Crime Fans: A New Serial-Produced Series Is on Its Way

02/01/2017

Who can forget the great Serial obsession that took over late 2014? Week after week, thousands of people tuned in to find out whether or not Adnan Syed—a young man accused (and eventually convicted) of murdering his high school ex-girlfriend in Baltimore—was actually guilty of his crime. Serial’s enormous success helped relaunch the popularity of podcasts, as well as a number of copycats (as...

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Bella Hadid, Camille Rowe, and Keke Palmer at the Dior Poison Club Fragrance Launch Party

02/01/2017

With a week to go before the start of New York Fashion Week, the pretty young things are getting a head start on staying up late. Dior Beauty brought its Poison Club, a one-night-only soiree celebrating its latest fragrance, to New York hot spot and cool-kid staple Up & Down. Hosted by Camille Rowe, the evening’s invite might have called for everyone to come at 9:30, but the party was only g...

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This Rising Hollywood Star Just Chopped Off Her Hair, With Game-Changing Results

02/01/2017

  If Haley Bennett has flown under your radar—read: anyone who missed her luminous performance in The Magnificent Seven—she certainly hasn’t escaped the fashion world’s attention. After channeling vintage Hollywood allure with her bedroom eyes and pillowy lips while sitting front row at shows like Ralph Lauren and Dior, the actress made a beauty power move that’s sure to catapult her into a ...

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Meet Beyoncé’s New Ivy Park Girl Squad

02/01/2017

When Beyoncé calls, you answer. And the superstar has made a habit of enlisting like-minded women for her many projects. In the case of Lemonade, that meant cameos from famous actresses or G.O.A.T. athletes (Serena Williams, we’re looking at you!), and for Ivy Park, her fashion-forward athleisure range, the same tenets apply. Launching the label’s second campaign with a series of fresh image...

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Lucas Hedges on His Oscar Nod and More at the Opening Night of Yen

02/01/2017

Lucas Hedges is grateful for his Academy Award nomination and for his role in MCC Theater’s off-Broadway production of Yen. The 20-year-old Brooklyn-born actor, who received a Best Supporting Actor nod for his heartbreaking performance in Manchester by the Sea, says that all the hoopla surrounding the Oscars was starting to affect him—and not in a good way. “I was beginning to go a little in...

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Governor Cuomo Takes a Stand for Women’s Rights

02/01/2017

A couple weeks ago, as the nation fretted about the imperiled future of the Affordable Care Act, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made news by announcing a series of actions that would preserve parts of it by requiring New York state health insurers to cover the cost of contraception and medically necessary abortions. And yesterday Cuomo made another move to protect women’s health: He proposed...

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Kanye and Kim Kardashian West Designed Their Daughter’s Adorable Ballet-Night Outfit

02/01/2017

Like mother, like daughter, as the saying goes. It’s certainly true of Kim Kardashian West and her daughter, North, when it comes to fashion. The pair was seen at a performance of Swan Lake in New York City last night looking nothing short of chic. They sported oversize shearlings, both from Kanye West’s Yeezy line, with North upping the lo-fi outfit with a sequined skater silhouette dress. ...

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Dakota Johnson’s Gucci Statement Coat Looks Even Better From the Back

02/01/2017

Little Edie, is that you? Spotted last night outside the Bowery Hotel in lower Manhattan, Dakota Johnson donned a calf-grazing fur coat that recalled the old-world elegance of the Bouvier Beales before Grey Gardens. Johnson is in town to promote her latest film, Fifty Shades Darker, and has been ramping up her wardrobe with a few unexpected and stylish surprises. Her latest look is a perfect...

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A Brief History of Raf Simons’s Storied Career in Fashion

02/01/2017

Raf Simons has become one of fashion’s most central and celebrated figures since entering the industry in 1995, thanks to his work at his eponymous menswear label and stints as creative director at Jil Sander and Dior. In 2016, it was announced that the Belgian will be the next creative director of Calvin Klein, overseeing women’s and men’s ready-to-wear. To those familiar with Simons’s yout...

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For the Love of the Protest: A Fighting Spirit Seeks a New Frequency

02/01/2017

It isn’t just the profound afterglow of the Women’s March on Washington, though that has certainly rekindled my ardor. My love affair with demonstrations started long before that incredible Saturday in Washington. It began when I was so young I had to beg my parents to let me go to peace rallies, and I look back on their tolerance now with awe and gratefulness. Virtually none of my friends’ ...

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DJ Steve Aoki Brings His Made-in-Japan Dim Mak Collection to New York Fashion Week: Men’s

01/31/2017

Steve Aoki—the globe-trotting DJ and music producer—has “something new in the wheelhouse.” Enter: Dim Mak Collection, a streetwear line splinter of his Dim Mak record label and events production company, which he founded in 1996. If today’s presentation was an indicator of what Aoki is capable of, in terms of branding and buzz, then he may soon be just as recognized for his skill with a sket...

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Moving in Together? The Freak-Out-Free Guide to Decorating Your Space

01/31/2017

The lease is signed, you’ve handed in the keys to your old pad, and your boxes are packed. But before you can settle into cohabiting bliss, you may still have a few hurdles to overcome. “Decorating is such a stress point for couples,” says New Orleans–based interior designer Sara Ruffin Costello. “When you’re decorating rooms, it’s like working on any job together; you’ve got to come togethe...

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The 23 Best Over-the-Knee Boots for Under $500

01/31/2017

We’ve got Gigi Hadid to thank for kicking the over-the-knee-boot craze into overdrive. It was about a year ago when the model was first spotted in a pair of Stuart Weitzmans pulled up over skinny jeans, and since then she’s sported her now-signature shoe with everything from ribbed sweater dresses to denim cutoffs. Clearly, the all-occasion style is an accessory worth investing in. But for m...

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Comfort Food for Trying Times: Julia Turshen’s Soul-Warming Chicken Soup

01/31/2017

Beloved chef Julia Turshen has helped write some pretty legendary cookbooks in her time (Buvette, The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook, The Fat Radish Kitchen Diaries, and Gwyneth Paltrow’s It’s All Good, to name a few), but her best book yet may be her own. Since its release last September, Small Victories was named one of the best cookbooks of Fall 2016 by The New York Times, and for good reason...

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How This Young Muslim Poet Uses Social Media and Clothes to Challenge Stereotypes

01/31/2017

During these perilous times, when executive orders threaten human and civil rights, it seems almost improbable to call a selfie an active political intervention. Isn’t a snapshot from any number of the massive nationwide protests a more moving and selfless visual of resistance? But for Riya Hamid, a Brooklyn-based poet who hails from Chittagong, Bangladesh, social media visibility is, in fac...

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At 63, Isabelle Huppert Has Become the Awards Season Style Star to Watch

01/31/2017

  Maria Grazia Chiuri’s vision for Christian Dior is heavy on girl power, but that doesn’t mean her designs are just for the under-30 crowd. At last night’s Lumières Awards in Paris, Isabelle Huppert stepped out in a gown straight from the Dior runway that was updated via a simple styling trick. Wearing a sheer top beneath her slip dress, the French actress made the summery ensemble seasonal...

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Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky Make a Strong Case for Borrowing Clothes From Bae

01/31/2017

Weekend shopping trips in Soho. Perusing the antique furniture stalls of Paris flea markets. Although there was no mention of sharing avocado toast at brunch, the reports swirling around Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky’s recent escapades are adding up to sound like a budding romance. Yes, that’s right: The supermodel-cum-clotheshorse and hip-hop’s most fashion-obsessed star have been photograp...

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Hailey Baldwin Reveals a Fresh, New Shoulder-Length Cut on Instagram

01/31/2017

  It seems 2017 is the year of the sheared, layered chop—at least in the world of Hailey Baldwin. The model took to Instagram to share what looks to be a new cut and freshly snipped bangs, the straight style doubling as a study in geometry. Rather than opting for a blunt length or full-fringe look, Baldwin’s blanched, shoulder-skimming lengths center on angles and lines, with shorter strands...

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Why Neon Is Having a Moment in Home Decor (And Everywhere Else)

01/31/2017

  Neon is clearly having a moment. You can thank, in part, La La Land, a film that washes Los Angeles in a cool Technicolor glow. Beyond its seductive qualities, the artistry and skill required to create neon works—the bending of tubes by hand into sinuous letters and forms—are also experiencing a resurgent appreciation. “I became enamored and obsessed with the way these signs are designed a...

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How to Live Longer in 5 Easy Steps

01/31/2017

What’s the secret to a longer life? For that, there’s a promising new body of scientific research that youth-seekers will find compelling. Here, five easy habits that might extend your lifespan—worth exploring.   Go Vegan(-ish) Last summer, a group of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers revealed the hidden virtues of plant protein. After tracking more than 1...

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Is Bella Hadid Borrowing From Gigi’s Closet?

01/31/2017

Shared, borrowed, or stolen—swapping clothes between sisters is all part of the territory. Kendall and Kylie Jenner admit to regularly supplementing their own closets with items sourced from the other, and now another pair of siblings is continuing the trend. Models Gigi and Bella Hadid were spotted en route to Sunday brunch over the weekend, with Bella in what appeared to be a pair of butto...

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5 Makeup Trends to Try Before You Turn 30

01/31/2017

  For some, turning 30 is a monumental event—one that’s marked by a certain no-tricks confidence that extends all the way to a newly pared down makeup bag. But before you’ve established a signature look, there is the gloriously experimental decade that’s known as your 20s: Now is the time to dip into pots of glitter pigment, embrace the cult cool of chic nail art, and scoop up that acid pink...

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Watch Rihanna Make Her TV Debut in a Hitchcock-Worthy Cameo

01/31/2017

Rihanna’s transition to Hollywood continues. On Tuesday, Entertainment Weekly released two exclusive images of the pop singer in her first-ever TV role in A&E’s horror series, Bates Motel. (The show, which explores the early life of Alfred Hitchcock’s crazed murderer, Norman Bates, was apparently a favorite of RiRi’s.) Last summer, Rihanna was cast as the doomed Marion Crane—aka the woman wh...

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Yeezy Season 5 Is Coming to New York Fashion Week

01/31/2017

After a much buzzed-about (in ways both good and bad) Season 4 show on Roosevelt Island, Kanye West’s Yeezy collection is returning to New York Fashion Week this February for its Season 5 iteration. According to a press blast, Yeezy will show on Wednesday, February 15, at 5:00 p.m., a slot between Anna Sui and Thom Browne, currently also occupied by Marchesa. Unlike past seasons, where West ...

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Could Gigi Hadid’s Silver Boots Be a Supermodel Hit at New York Fashion Week?

01/31/2017

Gigi Hadid’s shoe game is truly in a league of its own. After the supermodel wore Stuart Weitzman over-the-knee boots this time last year, stylish women followed in her footsteps the world over. In October, Hadid turned the trend up a notch when she unveiled her collection of hiking boot–style heels for the brand, telling Vogue.com she envisioned herself running around New York for inspirati...

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Who Says Painting Can’t Be Political?

01/31/2017

“To pay attention to someone can be a political act,” Aliza Nisenbaum says quietly. For the last four years, the artist has been painting portraits of undocumented immigrants (mostly from Mexico and Central America) in New York City, giving recognition and dignity to individuals who are often obliged to live in the shadows. Her work, in which sensitively rendered figures appear in brightly p...

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8 Tips for Hosting the Chicest Super Bowl Party Ever

01/31/2017

When it comes to entertaining successfully in the home, a number of important factors have to come together just right: the guest list, the playlist, the lighting, the decor, and, of course, the food. But a Super Bowl party belongs in a category all its own. Not only should it be a high-energy affair, but its many components must also appeal to both die-hard sports fans and football dilettan...

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Princes William and Harry Have a Plan to Honor the 20th Anniversary of Princess Diana’s Death

01/31/2017

At a time when you can’t bear to read the news, when every day—every hour—brings some fresh, terrifying development in American politics, it can be really nice to take a mental hop over the Atlantic and see what those royals are up to. (At this minute, the Windsors-as-diversion may even be validating their own existence to those who complain about how the monarchy is outdated. May God save t...

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Oprah Winfrey Has an Amazing New Job

01/31/2017

In the barrage of bad news, a beacon of light: Oprah Winfrey, the journalist, is returning to network television as a special contributor to CBS’s 60 Minutes, the network announced today. The gig likely means Oprah will report on several stories on the new season of the esteemed news magazine, beginning this fall. She joins the likes of Anderson Cooper and Charlie Rose, but as 60 Minutes’s e...

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A Fresh Look at the History of Shakespeare Gardens

01/31/2017

Over the centuries, Shakespeare gardens have endured as a beloved tradition among green-thumbed fans of The Bard. Traditionally, a Shakespeare garden aims to include every plant mentioned in the poet’s plays. A simple-enough idea, but dip into any one of his works, and you’ll soon find a myriad of lines that make this a rather tricky concept. While the practice of planting a Shakespeare Gard...

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Bill Nye the Science Guy Talks Bow Ties, Skinny Jeans, and Lab Coats on the Day of His Big Runway Debut

01/31/2017

The distance between Earth and Mars is averaged at about 225 million kilometers. The theoretical distance between the fashion world and the world of Bill Nye the Science Guy was just as vast until today. Menswear designer Nick Graham cast the beloved ’90s TV geek to narrate his Mars-themed galactic runway show for Fall 2017 (oh, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin has been chosen as the closing model)...

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What Does Trump’s Messy Desk Say About Him?

01/31/2017

Mark Twain, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg have all been known for their messy desks. Now we can add President Donald Trump to that list. At the end of last week, he told Fox News’s Sean Hannity during an interview: “Look at my desk. Papers. You don’t see presidents with that on their desk.” The jury’s out on what having a messy desk actually means about your work style—and personality. Acc...

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Rita Ora’s Makeunder Is a Beauty Game-Changer

01/31/2017

Not too long ago, Rita Ora was synonymous with double doses of bleach and siren-red lipstick, a Technicolor pop princess with a more-is-more beauty philosophy to match. In the past year, though, the singer has gradually moved toward a deeper shade of golden blonde and traded in her inky arches for a feathery set of brushed brows. Her transformation didn’t end there: Yesterday, the singer was...

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Brandon Maxwell and Riley Montana Talk Representation, Authenticity, and Filming in Detroit

01/31/2017

For Brandon Maxwell, there are two kinds of fashion campaigns. “You can have a girl jump around and have everything beautiful, or you can choose to tell a human story that highlights someone you love,” says the designer. For his Spring 2017 campaign, Maxwell took the latter approach, enlisting close friend Riley Montana and filmmaker Jessy Price to create an immersive mini film detailing Mon...

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Christopher Kane Launches 'See Now, Buy Now' Capsule

02/20/2017

BoF's guide to the changing fashion calendar tracks new operating models and approaches, brand by brand.

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Just In: Erdem Autumn/Winter 2017

02/20/2017

See all the looks from Erdem's Autumn/Winter 2017 collection.

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Phoebe English in Byzantine Technicolour

02/20/2017

English's collection conquered her chromatic fears in one of her most poignant efforts to date. Her clothes sang in a full technicolour spectrum.

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A Riot of Colour at Peter Pilotto

02/20/2017

Where de Vos and Pilotto hit the mark was in creating interesting texture, which may translate well into simpler pieces.

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Reiss Appoints CEO in 'Planned Succession' of Founder

02/20/2017

Former Next executive Christos Angelides will succeed the retailer’s 73-year-old founder David Reiss.

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Announcing OTB, Jimmy Choo and Lisa Marie Fernandez

02/20/2017

Check out this week’s new partners and openings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.

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Anya's Alpine Dream

02/20/2017

Hindmarch is surely London fashion’s greatest impresario, making a mountain out of the portable version of a molehill.

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Mary's Magical Kingdom

02/20/2017

Mary Katrantzou may be doomed to be dogged by her early success. But here, at least, there were clothes whose peculiar beauty stood on their own.

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Careers Counsel | The 7 Stages of Pain Before You Succeed, Should You Personalise Your Desk?

02/20/2017

Careers Counsel is a weekly roundup of the most helpful and inspiring advice for boosting your career.

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At Topshop: Utility vs Femininity

02/20/2017

Call it elevated festival dressing, the collection’s garish pizzazz was tempered by baggy knits, soft trench coats and teddy furs.

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New Interest at Margaret Howell

02/20/2017

Amongst the wash of neutral hued cotton and cashmere basics, Howell layered gardening aprons and bright citrus-y scarves, providing welcome fashion weight to her sober wardrobe.

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Preen’s Restrictive Choice

02/20/2017

The designers were inspired by the 1990s London art scene and the suffragette movement — apt, but the latter reference came across too literally at times.

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British Fashion Industry Steels Itself for Brexit

02/19/2017

At the London womenswear shows, Brexit looms large over the British fashion industry.

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Let's Reimagine 'Fashion Month'

02/19/2017

With more and more designers showing beyond the traditional womenswear weeks and experimenting with new presentation formats, what does the future hold for 'fashion month'?

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Alibaba Extends Brick-and-Mortar Retail Push With Bailian Deal

02/19/2017

Shanghai-based Bailian Group is one of China's largest retailers by sales, operating 4,700 outlets in 200 cities.

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Marching Roses at Simone Rocha

02/19/2017

It’s not the first time Rocha has plumbed such depths of emotion. But her balance of dark and light has never been more acute.

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Video: Tim's Take | J.W. Anderson Autumn/Winter 2017

02/19/2017

Tim Blanks talks to J.W. Anderson to decode the creative thinking behind his latest collection. Watch now.

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Gareth Pugh’s Macabre Cabaret

02/19/2017

The show felt unsettling in a good way — bleak in its outlook and sharply in tune with how many of us feel about the near future, it struck a chord close to home.

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Versus’ New Generation

02/19/2017

Donatella Versace injected the hard rock’n’roll edge of the Versus of old with a transfusion of high performance sportswear to create a successful contemporary hybrid.

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At Fashion East: Bright Young Things’ Dystopian Future

02/19/2017

Distressed textiles took centre stage at the Fashion East show — a somatisation of a dystopian landscape.

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J.W. Anderson’s Style Odyssey

02/19/2017

“Ease and coolness,” said Jonathan Anderson of his collection, “It’s more digestible. I wasn’t trying to provoke myself.”

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The End of Irony at CSM’s MA Show

02/19/2017

Gabriele Skucas and Stefan Cooke won the top prizes at Central Saint Martins' annual MA graduate show.

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Oh So Modest at Emilia Wickstead

02/18/2017

The designer has built a solid business appealing to a particular demographic hell bent on sustaining the somewhat archaic concept of occasion dressing.

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Molly Goddard’s Subtle Development

02/18/2017

What prevents Goddard's saccharine frou-frou from becoming an archaic vision of girly femininity is the way she counters it with simple clothes.

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At Faustine Steinmetz, Elevated Denim

02/18/2017

The designer has established a clear aesthetic that is immediately identifiable in an increasingly saturated market.

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Doubts over BGMEA Bangladesh factory safety platform plans

09/07/2017

Bangladesh's apparel makers are pressing ahead with establishing a separate factory inspection and remediation body, which would operate after existing international health and safety initiatives expire in 2018.

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Hirdaramani IT arm taps smart data to manage quality

09/07/2017

A new quality management tool that uses powerful data analytics to minimise defects in apparel manufacturing has been developed by the technology arm of Sri Lankan clothing major Hirdaramani Group, and field-tested for over a year in its factories.

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NAFTA negotiations continue but no signs of major progress

09/07/2017

The second round of renegotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement concluded this week with optimism from those involved of striking a deal but little in the way of major progress, it seems.

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Canada Goose urged to ban use of fur

09/07/2017

Outdoor apparel specialist Canada Goose is under the spotlight once again over the processes it uses to produce its apparel as actress Pamela Anderson calls on the brand's employees to push for a ban on the use of fur in it coats.

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How to encourage online browsers into buying

09/07/2017

UK brands lose out on around GBP3.4bn (US$4.4bn) in sales each year on items left in virtual shopping baskets, according to new research, which suggests investing in easy-to-use options across all online platforms, particularly mobile, is key to encouraging online browsers into buying.

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New Browzwear fabric analyser speeds 3D visualisation

09/07/2017

3D fashion design and development software specialist Browzwear has developed a new fabric analyser tool to give faster and more accurate digital fabric simulations.

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H&M Indonesia turning plastic waste into clothes

09/07/2017

Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has partnered with the Indonesian arm of French consumer giant Danone, bottled water brand Aqua, and one of its most sustainable suppliers, to turn plastic waste into clothes.

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Gap to close 200 stores and shift focus to value

09/07/2017

Apparel retailer Gap Inc is to close 200 underperforming Gap and Banana Republic stores over the next three years as it looks to invest in other areas of the business to drive growth and capitalise on the value segment that shoppers are veering towards.

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Amazon coy on closure of Paris Sunday brand

09/07/2017

Online retail giant Amazon has refused to be drawn on press speculation it is to cease production and sale of its private label brand Paris Sunday, just months after it launched.

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Destination Maternity CEO steps down

09/07/2017

Anthony Romano, president and CEO of Destination Maternity, is to step down from the company today (7 September) as part of a mutual agreement with its board following the termination of its merger with France's Orchestra Prémaman.

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US Q2 in brief - Vince Holding, Destination Maternity, G-III Apparel Group

07/12/2017

In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH upped its full-year guidance based on strong second-quarter results, while Guess saw its results boosted by solid growth in both Europe and Asia. Oxford Industries, meanwhile, saw mixed results as earnings fell but sales edged up.

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Weaker spending affects US retail sales forecast

09/07/2017

Weaker than expected spending in the first quarter, coupled with decelerating inflation, has contributed to an adjustment in the forecast of US retails sales, which are now expected to grow between 3.2% and 3.8% rather than the 3.7% to 4.2% forecast earlier this year.

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Reebok recognises importance of social channels

09/07/2017

Global fitness brand Reebok is to make its social lifestyle content shoppable for the first time, as it looks to accommodate the growing number of consumers who discover products and shop online through social channels.

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JD.com invests in supply chain, trials first fully-automated sorting centre

09/07/2017

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com is testing its first fully-automated sorting centre, operated exclusively by robots and machinery, as part of plans to fulfil its promise of same- and next-day delivery to most of the country's population.

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China develops world's first 3D printed basketball boot

09/07/2017

Chinese sports brand Peak has unveiled what it claims is the world's first wearable 3D printed basketball boot.

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How the global apparel sourcing landscape is changing

09/05/2017

As usual MAGIC, one of the largest fashion trade shows in the United States held 13-16 August in Las Vegas, was crowded and hot. The event attracted over 81,000 attendees, including vendors, buyers, service providers and educational institutions coming from over 40 countries and regions. Dr Sheng Lu, assistant professor at the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaw...

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Hudson's Bay restructuring effort "proceeding as expected"

09/06/2017

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) says it is optimistic about the remainder of the year, despite widening its net losses in the second quarter, as its restructuring efforts, designed to generate more than CAD350m (US$282.6m) in savings, is "proceeding as expected".

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Call for GOTS to investigate GMO India cotton claims

09/06/2017

German organic fashion brand Cotonea is calling on the Global Organic Textile Standard International Working Group to investigate claims its GOTS-certified cotton from India contains Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO).

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ZDHC accepts first certification standards

09/06/2017

Chemical products with the Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex programme and the ToxServices Full Materials Disclosure programme have become the first accepted certification standards with the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Foundation.

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Micro plastic fibres from clothing found in tap water

09/06/2017

Microscopic plastic fibres, thought to be shed by clothes and flushed into water systems through washing, are finding their way into tap water globally, a new study has found.

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The Best Celebrity Tattoos: Famous Designs That Will Make You Want to Run to Your Nearest Parlour

07/31/2017

When it comes to tattoos, celebrities have a tough time saying no. Cara Delevingne especially. The model/actress has consistently added noteworthy designs to her extensive body art collection. After getting matching tats with her former co-star Margot Robbie, Delevingne debuted a new snake skeleton on the back of her left hand (designed and sketched by BFF Amber Heard) […]

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The Best Celebrity Hair Changes of 2017

07/31/2017

We’re only a couple months into the new year but a few famous millennials have already switched up their looks (read: shorter hairstyles), revealing the changes on Instagram. While we’re not sure if it had anything to do with the many haircuts prior to the holidays (or Emily Ratajkowski‘s faux lob at the Golden Globes), […]

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How to Wear Monochromatic Makeup

07/31/2017

Monochrome is having a real moment—and we don’t just mean matching your outfit to your shoes to your accessories. (Although you should definitely give that a spin.) Monochromatic makeup is a surprisingly refreshing way to update your makeup routine. Who would have thought that the matchy-matchy look would come back, right? But thanks to celebs […]

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Don’t Be Mean Girls About the Mean Girls Musical

07/28/2017

For all the people clamouring to hear songs made out of rainbows and smiles—and a lot of feelings—rest easy: The Mean Girls musical has announced it’s cast. If you know your Broadway stars—and, sure, there are probably some people who do—it’s probably really exciting news. The musical adaption is set to premier in Washington, D.C. […]

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Meet Caroline Solomon, the Parody Beauty Vlogger Behind One of Instagram?s Funniest Accounts

07/28/2017

In February 2016, Caroline Solomon was a behind-the-scenes beauty assistant at Glamour. Her tasks varied from couriering in a perfume from Paris so an editor could test a single spritz to sorting through the daily deluge of products sent to the offices. That month, she came across a giant plastic razor extender that resembled the […]

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Everything that Upset the Internet this Week

07/28/2017

Happy Friday friends! It’s finally the weekend, which means you’ll likely be sitting on a patio arguing about politics and pop culture with your friends. (Or maybe you’ll crawl under the covers and troll the Internet with savage comments. To each their own!) Either way, if you plan on arguing with someone this weekend, best to be informed! (Not […]

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Is Genderless Makeup the Beauty Industry’s Final Frontier?

07/28/2017

It’s no secret that beauty has always been fashion’s friendlier, more approachable sister. It’s inclusive of people of all shapes and sizes, and it casts an even wider net when it comes to socio-economic status. If you can’t afford a designer bag, a designer lipstick allows you access to the brand at a fraction of […]

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The Most Jaw-Dropping Lipstick Art on Instagram

07/28/2017

A photo posted by Lipstick art (@cosmetics_lipstick_delighted) on Feb 19, 2016 at 7:11pm PST Think your lipstick game is strong? Think again. (Just kidding. It’s probably great.) When it comes to lipstick art, we generally consider ourselves true artistes when we manage to successfully apply our favourite shade in the back of an Uber. But […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Falsies, From Velour Lashes Founder Mabel Lee

07/28/2017

Aside from maybe flawlessly executed winged liner, false eyelashes are often assumed to be the most intimidating part of a beauty regimen. So much so that most of the time, they’re neglected. However, when Mabel Lee set out to launch Velour Lashes six years ago, she made it a point to clear up the misconception […]

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This Genius Instagram Account Shows What the Same Lipstick Looks Like on Different Skin Tones

07/28/2017

We all know that lipstick is totally skin tone dependant. What you see in the tube is not always what you get. And while brands are getting so much better with posting swatches on IG and Snapchat on a variety of skin tones (ColourPop does a particularly great job of this, btw), we still have […]

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These Are the Most Popular Lipstick Shades Around the World

07/28/2017

July 29th is #NationalLipstickDay and we’re celebrating by bringing you the best of the best when it comes to our favourite lipstick shades, tips, tricks and trends. London’s Heathrow Airport recently launched the International Lipstick Colours of the Year report “to reveal the lipstick shades people are wearing across the world” according to Heathrow Retail Director, Jonathan […]

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#SquadGoals: The Cutest Gifts For You and Your Bestie on National Friendship Day

07/28/2017

We all have that friend, our ride or die, the Betty to our Veronica, the chai to our latte…you catch my drift. Without our besties, who would we lay around and watch Netflix with? Who would snap a photo from that unflattering angle when you’re not looking? Beats me. To commemorate our favourite humans, July […]

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Elsa Hosk and Her BFF Had the Cutest Reunion in NY for National Friendship Day

07/28/2017

I can’t explain why, but I’d always just assumed that the Victoria’s Secret angels are all best friends (they do spend a lot of time together in planes, hotels and fashion show prep sessions). While friendly for sure, the girls also have long time bffs outside of the bra biz. Take Elsa Hosk for example. […]

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Every Single Time the Kardashian-Jenners Have Been Accused of Kopying

07/28/2017

We don’t think anyone would have guessed how obsessed everyone would be with Keeping up with the Kardashians (both the show, and, well, in life) when it first aired 10 years ago. But to be honest, there could be a whole show on keeping up with their kontroversies, because, let’s face it, the first family of reality […]

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Nike Brahaus is Now Open at Yorkdale Shopping Centre

07/27/2017

Listen up, fitness and athleisure fanatics: The second edition of Nike Women’s Brahaus is now open at Sport Chek at Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, making it the perfect time to get that new sports bra you and the girls have been waiting for. The Brahaus, which is open from Thursday July 27 to Sunday July […]

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Every Single Boy in Charli XCX?s ?Boys? Music Video

07/27/2017

Watch out T-Swift, there’s a new squad in town. Ahead of her third studio album, launching in 2018, Charli XCX dropped a music video for her latest track, “Boys,” and it’s getting a lot of buzz. Sure, Selena Gomez’s “Fetish” may be racking up the views at the moment, but, in our opinion, Charli XCX’s […]

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The New Rules for Festival Dressing (Buh-bye Flower Crowns!)

07/27/2017

WayHome starts tomorrow, which only means one thing – outfit planning starts now. Whether this is your first music festival of the summer or you’ve been on the circuit for months, this weekend is your chance to change things up. But with flower crown burnout on the brain, what are the modern rules for festival […]

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Wayhome 2017: Charlotte Cardin Talks Toronto vs. Montreal, Solange Knowles & Flower Crowns

07/27/2017

Heading to Wayhome this weekend? Charlotte Cardin is one act you shouldn’t miss. At just 22-years-old, the French-Canadian model-turned-singer has already shown promise of being the next *big thing* to come out of Montreal. Her 2016 debut EP, Big Boy, is a minimalist mix of traditional jazz sounds, sultry R&B songwriting and contemporary electronic production. Whether […]

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10 Things We Learned from Angelina Jolie?s First Post-Divorce Interview

07/27/2017

In her first interview since her divorce with Brad Pitt back in September 2016, Angelina Jolie opens up about life after Brangelina in Vanity Fair‘s September issue. With one of her most important work yet, First They Killed My Father, set to debut this fall (and at TIFF 2017!), all eyes are on Jolie and […]

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Why Does Selena Gomez Eat Lipstick in Her ?Fetish? Music Video?

07/27/2017

Selena Gomez dropped the highly anticipated music video for her latest single, “Fetish,” on Wednesday, and naturally, it’s sparking a big discussion on the Internet, particularly when it comes to the meaning behind it. The sensual, eerie vid, which was directed by Canadian artist and photographer Petra Collins, shows the 25-year-old songstress putting random objects […]

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The Beauty Items You Need to Survive Camping at a Music Festival

07/27/2017

Ah, camping—escaping the hustle of city life, enjoying the elements, reveling in the quiet isolation of being surrounded by nature. Camping at a music festival? Completely different experience. Instead of being alone, you’re literally in the middle of thousands of other people who are all clogging up lines for every basic need imaginable, from food […]

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?Gravity Blue Smith? and 9 Other Weird Celebrity Baby Names

07/27/2017

First there were Apple and Moses Martin and then came Saint and North West. Whether you think they’re weird or wonderful, everyone agrees that the “out there” celebrity baby names are a cherished tradition. When George and Amal named their twins Ella and Alexander, the whole world was a little underwhelmed by the normalcy — like […]

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Shop the Look: Get Cara Delevingne?s Style with a Bold Collar Necklace

07/27/2017

This week, actress/model/human extraordinaire Cara Delevingne stepped out for the London premiere of Valerian – and absolutely killed it, as per usual. Making her way down the red carpet alongside fellow co-star and gal pal RiRi, she donned a custom tailored Burberry tuxedo with a plunging neckline…but it was her bedazzled collar necklace that so […]

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22 Co-Stars Who Dated IRL (and are Still Going Strong)

07/27/2017

In latest celebrity couple news, rumour has it Riverdale‘s Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart (who play Jughead and Betty respectively) are currently dating. The co-stars were reportedly looking cozy at San Diego’s Comic-Con 2017 and “were very open with their PDA at parties during the event, and close friends did not seem surprised.” According to […]

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FASHION x Velour Contest

07/26/2017

Want lashes that won’t quit? Look no further – Velour lasts for over 25 applications. Enter and subscribe before August 10th, 2017 for a chance to win a Velour prize pack valued at $46. Ten (10) winners will each receive a Prize pack consisting of: One (1) “Momma Knows Best” Lash set One (1) “Too […]

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Club Med Columbus Isle: A Resort For People Who Hate Resorts

07/26/2017

On our honeymoon, my husband and I had a fancy over-the-water suite booked at a sleepy resort in the Philippines, the rewarding finale to a trip where we mostly slept in beachside huts. Two nights into our five-night stay, we fell victim to cabin fever and planned an escape, abandoning the resort in favour of […]

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What?s the Deal with Arcade Fire?s ?Hip and Trendy? Concert Dress Code?

07/25/2017

Arcade Fire doesn’t want their fans to wear flip-flops, and the Internet is angry. The Canadian indie rock band, whose fifth studio album “Everything Now” drops on Friday, is playing a Brooklyn concert the evening prior to celebrate the release. The concert is kind of a big deal — it will be live streamed exclusively through Apple […]

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Best Natural Deodorants: 7 Picks That Actually Work

07/25/2017

When it comes to natural deodorants, there is a great divide between those who swear by them and those who avoid them like a plague. For the latter, it’s perhaps the misconception that natural deodorants don’t actually work, leaving you smelly and all-around gross. (I’ve had a friend once tell me, “I really want to […]

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The Butt Workout that Prevented Me from Walking Down the Stairs for 3 Days

07/25/2017

It’s 2017, so I, much like everyone else, am on a quest for a bigger, fuller derrière. Blame the Kardashians and fitness influencers, but I am determined to get my small Asian buttocks in shape—or at least fill out my jeans a bit better. Now, I’m not looking to get to a Kim/Khloe/Kylie level behind—I just […]

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There?s Now an Airline Specifically for Millennials

07/25/2017

Earlier this week, Air France announced that it is launching Joon, a new airline “especially aimed at a young working clientele, the millennials.” Finally (*cue collective sigh*). We youths have been waiting a long time for air travel to address our specific needs as 18-35 year olds. But what exactly does a millennial-branded airline entail? Will the […]

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1920s Summer Gathering at Ole Hanson Beach Club

09/07/2017

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Watch: How to Execute a Hair Inspo Pic

09/06/2017

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Endless Summer with The Shop Laguna

09/05/2017

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Watch our First Video Interview with Isabella Davidson

09/01/2017

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Fall Editorial Volume 1

08/31/2017

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How to Wear this Season?s Hottest Color

08/29/2017

How to Rock Red like a Style Star Formal Affair to Street Chic RED is the hottest color right now! And we’re kinda excited about this standout pop of color. From a major statement to a subtle detail anyone can rock Fall’s must have color. Adding a trend color to your look will instantly make…

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Stand out with the Best Dressed Bridal Party

08/22/2017

Take a Local Alternative to Bridesmaid Dresses with Amanda Nguyen of Feast Fashion Faves The moment I changed my Facebook status to engaged, my news feed was inundated with all things wedding related. From venues and photographers to wedding planning websites and bridal salons, there was an ad for everything. I’ve teamed up with the…

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8 Looks to Fall in Love with Resurrection

08/21/2017

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The Easiest Way to Be Best Dressed at any Party

08/16/2017

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Under $100 Luxe Looks for Less

08/15/2017

We love that it's possible to get luxe looks at great prices locally in-store and online. There's no excuse not to support local anymore. 

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