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Black Friday, A History

11/21/2017

Gear up for Black Friday—and the rest of the Holiday season, for that matter—with a little history lesson.

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Tradesy Unveils First Showroom

11/20/2017

Peer-to-peer luxe marketplace Tradesy unveiled its first physical showroom in Santa Monica.

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Cherner Memorialized with Tree Planting

11/20/2017

Henry Cherner spent more than two-decades of his career placing a focus on educating fashion entrepreneurs and workers in the growing world of technology. Earlier this month, a tree was planted in his honor on the campus of California Polytechnic University, Pomona

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Soho Style, A Hair Extension Biz, Opens in Fashion District

11/20/2017

Soho Style, a retailer of hair accessories and hair extensions, opened in L.A.'s Fashion District Nov. 18.

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Rodeo's Big Tree Lighting

11/17/2017

By the end of this week, Christmas lights went up all over retail districts in Southern California.Beverly Hills produced its Annual Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration on Nov. 16.

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The Project Runway Winner Is...

11/17/2017

There was plenty of drama going into the finale of “Project Runway,” with four designers with very distinct points of view competing for the top prize.

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Cult Gaia Opens Melrose Place Pop-up

11/16/2017

A hobby of making floral crowns for friends gained momentum for Jasmin Larian, and she later parlayed it into a fashion label called Cult Gaia.

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Avery Dennison Helps Rebecca Minkoff Connect to Customers Through the #AlwaysOn Handbag

11/16/2017

Rebecca Minkoff’s #AlwaysOn handbags feature technology that allows customers to receive exclusive offers, product recommendations and video content. But that’s not all the bags can do, according to a recently released study.

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HOFB to Start E-Marketplace for New Designers

11/16/2017

For many independent designers and brands, the goal of selling to department stores and major specialty retailers is out of reach because of the challenge of finding the right retail contacts and the manufacturers who can produce in volume for major retailers.

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Dreamgirl CEO Scharff Leaving Company

11/16/2017

Christopher Scharff, chief executive officer of DG Brands, parent company of the costume and lingerie label Dreamgirl International, is leaving the company after 14 years to pursue other ventures, according to the company.

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Westside Pavilion Soon to Be Mall With No Anchors

11/16/2017

Nordstrom closed on Sept. 30, then on Nov. 9 Macy’s stated that it was going to close its store at Los Angeles’ Westside Pavilion.

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Owner of Hudson Jeans and Robert Graham Sees Net Loss in Third Quarter

11/16/2017

Differential Brands, the Los Angeles parent company of Hudson Jeans, Robert Graham and SWIMS, reported that its third-quarter net loss was $183,000, down from a net loss of $2.82 million for the same time last year.

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Buck Mason Opens in NYC

11/16/2017

Downtown Los Angeles–headquartered California basics brand Buck Mason opened a New York boutique on Nov. 11. Buck Mason has been expanding from its roots as a pure-play e-tailer by opening one bricks-and-mortar store each year since 2015.

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Hermèsmatic, C Magazine Open Pop-ups at Westfield Century City

11/16/2017

Paris fashion house Hermès will be taking a headlong dive into color at the Hermèsmatic pop-up, which opened Nov. 10 at Westfield Century City and is scheduled to remain open until Nov. 19.

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Robertson Plaza Opens

11/16/2017

Once one of the top retail streets in Los Angeles, Robertson Boulevard is lined with both high-end boutiques and vacancies—around eight between Alden Drive and Beverly Boulevard.

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Beyond the Label Sustainable Fashion Show Returns in Santa Monica

11/16/2017

At the Beyond the Label Sustainable Fashion Show in Santa Monica, Calif., all the looks on the runway were sustainably dyed, featured natural materials, and were made using ethical and fair-trade manufacturing methods.

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Bendoni Breaks Down Trend Science at FGILA Event

11/16/2017

When Wendy K. Bendoni got her start in the trend-forecasting business, the job involved multiple overseas trips to international fashion capitals with a long lead time to distill the trends for the upcoming season.

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Apparel Marts Across the Country Are Figuring Out How to Adapt to Changing Times

11/16/2017

Six months after Brookfield acquired a controlling interest in the California Market Center in Los Angeles, plans are still swirling around about how the half-century-old complex will be modernized and updated.

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Mercado Sagrado: Into the Organic

11/15/2017

A Wild West town became the address for Mercado Sagrado's handmade and artisanal goods and fashion.

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Musika Frère: Bespoke from Old, Old School

11/15/2017

We live in an age besotted with anything tech. So it’s a unique experience to meet people and businesses who prefer the way it was before 1990. New York’s Musika Frère is one such business.

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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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Arcade Belts’ 4th Annual White Friday Coming Up

11/21/2017

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Arcade will donate $5 for every belt purchased to Protect Our Winters.

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Amer Sports Updates Credit Facility

11/21/2017

The coordinators for the transaction were OP Corporate Bank PLC and Citigroup Global Markets Limited.

 

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Merge4 Socks Flagship Store Open for Business in Santa Barbara

11/20/2017

Merge4 socks are made from environmentally-responsible materials.

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Billabong Talks Business Strategies at AGM

11/20/2017

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Surfrider: The Surfrider Foundation Sends Notice of Intent to Sue U.S. Steel

11/20/2017

The legal action is tied to U.S Steel's spill of nearly 300 pounds of hexavalent chromium near a popular surf spot in Lake Michigan

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Foot Locker Execs on Vans, Nike, Adidas and Converse

11/20/2017

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How Vans, Adidas and Converse performed at Foot Locker, plus the many ways Nike and Foot Locker are moving closer toge...

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Agenda: Are You Ready for Agenda?

11/20/2017

Registration is now open for Agenda Long Beach and Agenda Las Vegas

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Zeal Optics Launches Annual “Buy A Goggle, Plant A Tree”

11/17/2017

Because trees are the gifts that keep on giving.

 

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The Buckle's Q3 Profits Fall 15%

11/17/2017

Net sales fell 6.2% during the quarter ended Oct. 28.

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Whoa, Hollister!

11/17/2017

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We have details about the Q3 results for industry nemesis Hollister

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Lion finds itself in odd predicament with only one way out; video

11/21/2017

It seemed like a good idea at the time when a lion in the Maasai Mara National Park stretched out over a watering hole to be in a better position to get a drink of water, but after quenching his thirst, the lion found himself stuck in a precarious position. “Clearly this lion knows nothing

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London city buses now running on bio-fuel from used coffee grounds

11/21/2017

Bio-bean has launched a pilot project in the city of London that created 1,580 gallons of bio-fuel from recycled coffee grounds to fuel the city's buses.

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Was a great white shark involved in the disappearance of snorkeler?

11/21/2017

A 29-year-old man who was snorkeling for lobsters in Anna Bay, Australia, went missing Sunday afternoon, and after a two-day search, authorities have failed to locate him. Scott McGuire was initially snorkeling with a friend off Birubi Point in Port Stephens before the friend returned home, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. When McGuire failed

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SUP and freediving with orcas in Norway; video

11/21/2017

If given an opportunity to could paddle alongside a pod of orca whales, would you take it?

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Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson falls hard on a skateboard; video

11/21/2017

Former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson (aka Chad Ochocinco) posted a video to Instagram of him skateboarding with a cigar and falling hard.

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Local x Pro: SUP surfing at San Onofre

11/21/2017

This story was produced in partnership with our friends at Ford. According to SUP Magazine, the roots of standup paddling are a little fuzzy — give some credit to the ancient Polynesians, give some to Laird Hamilton, Dave Kalama, and their big wave crew — but there’s one thing everyone can agree on: It’s one

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Here?s why you should get outdoors this Black Friday

11/21/2017

This Thanksgiving and Black Friday, skip the lines, crowds, and general insanity that is holiday shopping, and get outdoors.

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Gear News: HUF to reissue limited run of the Dylan Rieder Driver Shoe

11/20/2017

Skateboard shoe company HUF is releasing a limited edition of the late Dylan Rieder's signature Dylan Driver Shoe, making only 150 pairs worldwide.

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Pro SUP athletes share their guide to morning nutrition

11/20/2017

To discover which foods make the best morning fuel, SUP Magazine asked the world's best paddlers to share their go-to meals.

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Lower Trestles replaced on 2018 CT schedule by WSL Surf Ranch event

11/20/2017

The World Surf League has released the 2018 Championship Tour schedule, announcing that Lower Trestles will be replaced by the Surf Ranch wave pool.

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HUF reissues limited Dylan Rieder shoe

11/20/2017

HUF rolls out a second limited-edition run of The Dylan Driver. With only 150 sold, embodies Rieder's distinguished style and charisma.

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For every goggle purchased, Zeal will plant a tree

11/20/2017

For every goggle purchased from Zeal Optics through the month of December, the brand will plant a tree through the American Forests program.

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6 essentials for any adventure dog

11/20/2017

We sat down with search and rescue dog handler Jennifer Coulter and she tells us about her "must haves" for her adventure dog and dogs she works with.

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Make a difference this holiday season with these eco-friendly gifts

11/19/2017

This season, make a difference and give friends and family environmentally-conscious, sustainable gifts that keep on giving.

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Don?t be ?that guy?: Tips for avoiding tent-camping party fouls

11/18/2017

Do as we say, not as some of us have done: Here are the top tips to avoid tent camping party fouls, from keeping the tent clean to the noise down.

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Lion bites into vehicle and shows its strength; video

11/17/2017

The GG Conservation in South Africa is a lion sanctuary committed to sustaining the African lion gene pool and studying the species. More than 70 lions live in the safe and healthy environment on private land in Harrismith. Team members at Glen Garriff often interact with the lions and will oftentimes get up close and

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Vans Warped Tour: Last major traveling music festival to end in 2018

11/17/2017

The organizer of Vans Warped Tour, Kevin Lyman, has announced that the summer of 2018 will be the last Vans Warped Tour music festival.

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Get camping this Thanksgiving with no service fees from Hipcamp

11/17/2017

In the eyes of an adventurer, there's not much more depressing than Black Friday. That's why Hipcamp is waiving their service fees this holiday weekend.

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Tony Hawk answers skateboarding questions for Wired Magazine; video

11/17/2017

Skateboard legend Tony Hawk joined Wired Magazine to answer various questions about all things skateboarding in this Skate Tech video.

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Why we chose the new SPY Legacy snow goggle this season

11/17/2017

It’s official, ski/snowboard season is underway. And as resorts across the country recently began spinning their lifts, skiers and snowboarders rejoice with hopes that we might once again enjoy waist-deep powder and countless face shots from another record-breaking season like last year. This also means that it’s officially time to gear up. And one piece

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Great white shark exposes its ‘awesomeness’ to videographer; videos

11/17/2017

Anthony Kobrowisky, a professional videographer, specializes in capturing footage of great white sharks, particularly when their jaws open wide. It helps that his company, Sea Candy Media, is based in the great white shark capital of the world—South Africa—where he has easy access to cage diving off the coast of Gansbaai. The latest video Kobrowisky

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Crafted: Mike West and 686 still don?t care what anyone else is doing

11/17/2017

The people, places and things that shaped Mike West's thinking behind 686 — past, present and future.

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Community rallies for Gerhard Gross on GoFundMe

11/17/2017

A dedicated part of our community, Gerhard Gross and his family need our support.

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WSL officially announces Surf Ranch as 2018 Championship Tour stop

11/17/2017

The World Surf League has officially announced that the Surf Ranch at Kelly Slater's wave pool will be a 2018 Championship Tour stop in September.

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Fostering a new wave of women?s avalanche clinics

11/17/2017

Numerous opportunities exist this year for women who want to expand their skiing and backcountry awareness.

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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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West Coast Favorite Jenni Kayne Opens First Store in New York

11/03/2017

The expansion coincides with the launch of home goods this autumn, as well as an overall business shift towards direct-to-consumer sales.

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Top 10 Campaigns of the Season

11/03/2017

From Alberta Ferretti’s Tim Walker-lensed campaign to Miu Miu’s homage to jazz-culture, BoF rounds up the best ads of the Autumn/Winter 2017 season.

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H&M’s Answer to Streetwear Gathers Pace

11/03/2017

With Weekday, the Swedish fast-fashion group has successfully packaged the politically attuned, streetwear-loving aesthetic of Generation Z.

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A Five-Point Plan for Burberry

11/03/2017

Burberry chief executive Marco Gobbetti is expected to address the company’s strategic direction at interim results on November 9. In a memo from BoF, we outline what we think he should do.

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Supermarket Chain Kroger Launches Fashion Line

11/03/2017

In a bid to compete with Amazon and Wal-Mart, the largest US supermarket chain is launching an apparel line.

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Unpaid Turkish Garment Workers Tag Zara Items to Seek Help

11/03/2017

The tag calls on the shopper to pressure Zara into paying garment workers and support their campaign.

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The Art of Renaming a Business

11/02/2017

Corporate name changes are not uncommon and can signal a new era for a company, but what’s the recipe for success?

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From Gucci to Calvin Klein, Where Top Fashion Brands Recruit

11/02/2017

Feeder programmes at key schools may be the secret to landing an entry-level position at a top fashion house.

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The BoF Podcast Episode 8: How to Reach the Elusive Chinese Millennial?

11/02/2017

Vogue China's editor-in-chief Angelica Cheung discusses how to resonate with Chinese Millennials, a generation not easily influenced by "preaching."

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The Trouble With Under Armour

11/02/2017

Amid declining sales and structural changes, the sportswear company continues to face desirability issues and increasing competition.

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Luxury Cosmetics and Chinese Demand Drive Sales Bounce at L'Oréal

11/02/2017

The cosmetics giant, which has been under scrutiny over its ownership structure after the death of Liliane Bettencourt, posted better-than-expected third-quarter sales.

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Dolce & Gabbana Are Now in the Pasta Business

11/02/2017

The duo have partnered with Italian pasta maker Pastificio di Martino to produce a limited edition tin of pastas along with a D&G-designed apron.

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Power Moves | Dazed Media’s New Editorial Director, TCS Names President

11/02/2017

This week, Dazed Media names Bunny Kinney its new editorial director, while The Communications Store has appointed Emma Paton president of its US office.

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Condé Nast to Fold Teen Vogue Print Amid Restructuring

11/02/2017

Other titles, including GQ, W and Glamour, will reduce frequency as the stalwart publisher works to reimagine itself as a leading digital player.

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Ralph Lauren's Retreat From Discounting Helps Bolster Profit

11/02/2017

The brand's pursuit of higher-quality sales channels and fewer discounts helped second-quarter revenue reach $1.66 billion, just above the $1.64 billion predicted by analysts.

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Alibaba Raises Forecast After Quarterly Results Top Estimates

11/02/2017

China’s biggest e-commerce company, whose sales were up 61 percent last quarter, is now predicting a 49 to 53 percent rise in revenue in the current fiscal year.

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Hugo Boss Raises Forecast After Solid Third Quarter

11/01/2017

The company now expects its 2017 group sales to grow by a low single-digit percentage rate on a currency-adjusted basis, having previously guided for flat sales.

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BoF Announces McKinsey & Company as Exclusive Knowledge Partner for VOICES

11/01/2017

Following last year's successful collaboration, The Business of Fashion is delighted to announce that McKinsey & Company will be the Exclusive Knowledge Partner for this year’s VOICES gathering.

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Launchmetrics Acquires Style Coalition

11/01/2017

The acquisition is part of a strategy for Launchmetrics to become a one-stop shop for brands and influencers to track the digital reach of campaigns.

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René Caovilla Wants to Be the Moncler of Luxury Footwear

11/01/2017

The nearly 100-year-old maker of some of the most expensive shoes in the world has grown exponentially in the past decade. Can the family-run business become a global brand?

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World's Top Beauty Stock Looks to Tap China’s $4.3 Billion Beauty Market

11/01/2017

The shares of Beauty Community are the top-performers globally among cosmetics providers, surging 1,100 percent in the last five years — now the company looks to China for further growth.

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Hudson's Bay Gets 'Unsolicited' Offer for Galeria Kaufhof

11/01/2017

HBC reported Karstadt owner Signa has put in an "an incomplete, non-binding and unsolicited offer" to buy its main European asset, German department-store chain Galeria Kaufhof.

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Michael Kors Hopes to Win Customers with Experiences

11/01/2017

Michael Kors’ turnaround plan hinges on making its customers feel like they’re being personally dressed by its namesake designer — even if they aren’t.

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Social Goods | Agency Denies Model Died From Overworking, Why Aren't There More Black Designers?

11/01/2017

This week, a Chinese modelling agency denies Vlada Dzyuba died from exhaustion after Shanghai Fashion Week, and why the fashion industry needs to address diversity beyond the runway.

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Estée Lauder Gains After Chinese Expansion Helps Lift Forecast

11/01/2017

The cosmetics giant boosted forecasts for the year following better-than-expected growth in the first quarter thanks to rapid expansion in China and the acquisition of millennial-friendly brands.

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Sustainable sourcing driven by investors, not consumers

11/20/2017

The hold that ethical sourcing and sustainability has over the US fashion and apparel industries is being cemented more by by changing investor requirements than by consumers, a major US fashion industry conference has heard.

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Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises

11/21/2017

While wages in developing Asia's garment and footwear industry have increased in recent years, they continue to remain low overall - particularly for women - a new analysis suggests.

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Disney project builds better factory working conditions

11/21/2017

A year-long global project on improving working conditions in factories making Disney-branded products around the world has successfully trained 201 managers from 115 licensee companies that in turn contract some 2,447 factories.

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EU approves new ruling to protect dye workers

11/21/2017

Stricter European Union (EU) rules will better protect textile workers using dyes from exposure to carcinogens or mutagens thanks to a final approval by Parliament.

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Start-up uses crowd sizing for better fitting clothes

11/21/2017

A Korean start-up aims to remove the guesswork from garment sizing and instead use crowd sizing and clustering to make clothes that fit.

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Customer data heralds new fashion industry opportunities

11/21/2017

The multiple ways in which the fashion industry's ecosystem can use customer data was the focus of a recent roundtable discussion - with panellists agreeing its impact spans everything from customer satisfaction, to competitiveness, revenues or waste limitation.

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US sets out revised NAFTA negotiating objectives

11/21/2017

The United States has set out a revised set of objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico - with a focus on transparency and expanded investment.

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Egypt's textile exports reach US$673m in 10 months

11/21/2017

Egypt's textile exports reached US$673m in the first ten months of the year, new figures show, with Turkey remaining the top top importer.

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US hearings to address "unfair" port charges

11/21/2017

The US Federal Marine Commission is to hold public hearings in January to gather input on a petition seeking a rule or policy preventing terminal operators and ocean carriers from charging unfair demurrage and detention fees amid uncontrollable incidents such as storms and strikes.

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Arcadia's new finance system to aid international growth

11/21/2017

British retail group Arcadia has selected a new cloud-based financial software solution to help support international growth of its Topshop and Topman brands.

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US Q3 in brief - Urban Outfitters, Foot Locker, Abercrombie & Fitch

10/11/2017

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Urban Outfitters booked mixed results but with record sales, Foot Locker revealed results in line with expectations, while US apparel giant VF Corporation hailed "strong" third-quarter results, despite a drop in profit.

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Animal gets faster with warehouse management software

11/20/2017

UK board sportswear brand Animal has invested in a new warehouse management system to manage its warehouse operations, and says it is already seeing faster, more accurate picking and lower labour costs.

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US moves from 'America first' to 'America alone' on trade

11/17/2017

Prospects for trade deals that have underpinned growth in American clothing and textile imports and exports appear increasingly precarious as the Trump administration passes the 300-day mark, participants at a US fashion industry summit have heard.

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Brandix eyes athleisure with Best Pacific fabric venture

11/20/2017

Leading Sri Lankan garment exporter Brandix is launching a joint venture with synthetic materials manufacturer Best Pacific of Hong Kong to produce warp knit synthetic fabric and webbing in Sri Lanka.

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Teijin revises CSR guidelines, targets forced labour

11/20/2017

Polymer and textile specialist Teijin Limited has revised its corporate social responsibility (CSR) procurement guidelines in a move that specifies "more detailed efforts" regarding human rights and labour in supply chains.

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Sri Lanka opens first of 150 mini apparel factories

11/20/2017

The first of 150 "mini" garment factories has opened in a Sri Lankan village originally set up for displaced people, as part of a US$1.8m national apparel initiative implemented by the Government.

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US begins probe into trade with Sub-Saharan Africa

11/20/2017

The US International Trade Commission has initiated an investigation into recent developments in the country's trade and investment with sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the region's trade performance and export prospects.

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Taiwan "preparing" to join CPTPP trade pact

11/20/2017

Taiwan is understood to be considering joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) - the new name for the TPP between the remaining 11 nations minus the US - and is preparing for bilateral and multilateral negotiations.

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Unions prioritise women workers' rights in Ethiopia

11/20/2017

Minimum wages, worker rights for women, collective bargaining and the promotion of health and safety at textile and clothing factories were among the topics discussed at a union building meeting in Ethiopia last week.

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Teijin targets formal wear with new premium black fabric

11/20/2017

Textile and fibre company Teijin has developed a new polyester combined-filament yarn and yarn-processing technology to create a lightweight premium black fabric that retains its colour and is expected to meet demand for easy-care formal wear.

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5 Festive Cocktails to Help You Kick Off the Holiday Season

11/21/2017

What’s the best way to spread Christmas cheer? Singing loud for all to hear… and clinking glasses with whomever’s near. (Credits to Buddy the Elf for the first part, we added the boozy bit ourselves.) We’re not saying you have to drink up for the holidays, but cocktails sure are a great way to spread […]

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A Look at SZA?s Best Beauty Moments

11/21/2017

Unless you’ve made a conscious effort to ignore and avoid all new music (and talks of new music) since the beginning of the summer, you know that R&B singer SZA released one of the most critically acclaimed albums of the year, Ctrl, back in June. You’ve likely heard the now-platinum single, “Love Galore,” featuring Travis […]

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She?s Gotta Have It is Back as a 10-Episode Netflix Original Series

11/21/2017

Someone could write a book—or at least a magazine article or two—detailing Spike Lee’s track record as a polarizing, at times bombastic, figure. There are his sporadic public put-downs, calling out artists as varied as Clint Eastwood (for whitewashing the Second World War in Flags of Our Fathers and Letters From Iwo Jima) and American […]

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Your Courtside Style Just Got Better Thanks to Levi?s

11/21/2017

Courtside style is an art form of sorts. Take a look at fave A-listers watching their fave basketball teams (ahem, Beyoncé) and you know that for many, looking good at the game is almost as important as the game itself — especially if you’re documenting on the ‘gram. And while the jersey has become a style staple […]

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A Complete Timeline of Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber?s Drama-Filled Relationship

11/21/2017

Every relationship has its ups and downs, but when we’re talking about Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez,that’s approximately seven years of roller-coaster emotions. The two sparked dating rumours in 2010 and captured the hearts of both their fan bases, resulting in the #Jelena hashtag. Since Bieber and Gomez are two of the most famous young stars of […]

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4 Things We Loved About the BTS AMAs Performance (and 1 Thing We Wish We Saw)

11/20/2017

ARMY, the night has arrived: BTS made its much-hyped debut on American TV with a performance of their hit single “DNA” at last night’s AMAs. It was, was expected, everything a K-pop fan could have imagined. Although the boys didn’t take the stage until end of the night (way to keep the viewers waiting, ABC), they truly delivered from […]

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American Music Awards 2017: The Most Memorable Moments

11/20/2017

Let’s be honest: nobody really cares who wins AMAs. They’re less prestigious than the Grammys, less edgy than the VMAs–and Rihanna didn’t even show up. Still, we tuned in for a night of musical performances, meme-worthy moments and, of course, for BTS’s American TV debut. Here’s everything you need to know about last night’s American […]

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2017 American Music Awards Best Red Carpet Looks

11/20/2017

The American Music Awards red carpet was a scene for the most dramatic and innovative outfits from some of your favourite divas. Tulle was definitely a red carpet favourite as P!nk was pretty in a layered gown with flower embroidery and Demi Lovato gave us a show stopping sultry look in an Ester Abner black corset […]

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Behind the Scenes at the Victoria?s Secret Shanghai Show

11/20/2017

Despite the rocky lead up, it looks like Victoria’s Secret Shanghai was a booming success. While we won’t know for sure until it airs on November 28th, with Harry Styles and Miguel performing while legends like Alessandra Ambrosio, Karlie Kloss and Liu Wen walk the runway, the Victoria’s Secret Shanghai Show will likely be a hit. You’re still going […]

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We Talk to Four CAMH Difference Makers Working to End the Stigma of Mental Illness

11/20/2017

As part of Canada’s 150 celebrations, the Centre for Mental Health and Addiction (CAMH) in Toronto embarked on the Difference Makers initiative earlier this year. It was the group’s way of drawing attention to people who have used research, philanthropy or advocacy to alleviate the suffering of anyone affected by issues of mental health. A […]

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The Best Beauty Sales of the Week: Black Friday/Cyber Monday Edition

11/20/2017

Happy Monday, beauty lovers! It’s the beginning of a new week, and you know what that means — time for our weekly roundup of the best beauty sales on the Internet right now. Since Black Friday is this week, we figured we’d dedicate this edition of our series to the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales […]

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The Best Beauty Looks at the 2017 American Music Awards

11/20/2017

Obviously, Selena Gomez kind of dominated the beauty game on the 2017 American Music Awards red carpet. Which is fine, a lifelong brunette going blonde is worthy of attention. But now that the show has come and gone, we’re reflecting on, well, everything else. From Yara Shahidi’s cornrows and pastel eyeshadow to Hailee Steinfeld and […]

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How Dermablend is Making Everyone Feel Comfortable in Their Own Skin

11/20/2017

We all know how much our confidence is affected when we don’t feel comfortable in our own skin. Common skin concerns such as acne, redness and dark circles can make us feel averse to taking photos or even getting out of our houses. And while these concerns shouldn’t necessarily be viewed as “problems” that need […]

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The Father of Basara, Kansai Yamamoto, on his Louis Vuitton Collab

11/20/2017

Google “basara” and you’ll mostly find results for a ’90s manga book about a 15-year-old girl seeking revenge against an evil king set in post-apocalyptic Japan or for hotel bookings for a remote village in Serbia. But dig deeper and you’ll find that basara is also a Japanese term encompassing a luxurious kookiness that is […]

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Everything that Upset the Internet this Week

11/18/2017

What is the web-o-sphere angry about right now? A not-so-sexy dude, a way-too-sexy costume, and a movie that really isn’t that funny. Oh, and people are destroying their coffee machines to show solidarity with an accused pedophile. If these are the causes you plan on championing this weekend, here’s everything you need to know. Blake […]

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China has Banned Katy Perry and Gigi Hadid ?Indefinitely?

11/17/2017

Anyone who’s travelled to China can attest to how difficult it can be to get a Chinese visa. And being famous only complicates the process, with Chinese officials combing through celebs’ pasts to make sure they’ve never offended the communist country in any way. Unfortunately for celebs, a lot of them have. From Brad Pitt to Selena […]

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These Were the Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week

11/17/2017

Happy Friday, beauty lovers! It’s finally the end of the week and you know what that means — time for our latest roundup of double tap-worthy beauty Instagrams for you to save to your beauty inspo collection. Gigi Hadid may no longer being walking this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai, but she sure is keeping busy stateside. The […]

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Best Instagram Celebrity Style of the Week

11/17/2017

It’s Friday, fashion friends, and we are here to kick-start your weekend with a roundup of the best of celebrity Instagram fashion. Glamour Magazine’s Women of the Year Awards was the site of some stunning looks from 2017’s most inspiring and trailblazing women. Model and activist Ebonee Davis showed up and showed out in a […]

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Fash Points: Gigi Hadid Out at VS Fashion Show, D&G Sells $110 Pasta

11/17/2017

Gigi Hadid will no longer be walking in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show I’m so bummed I won’t be able to make it to China this year. Love my VS family, and will be with all my girls in spirit!! Can't wait to tune in with everyone to see the beautiful show I know it […]

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Sali Hughes On the Past, Present and Future of the Beauty Industry

11/17/2017

My love affair with beauty began 38 years ago as I sat on my grandmother’s bed and watched her put on makeup. As she dusted Max Factor Creme Puff powder across her nose and slicked on waxy magenta lipstick, I looked on in awe, lost instantly to the cause. It gives me huge satisfaction and […]

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Scott Campbell on Giving People Surprise Tattoos and the Inspo Behind Marc Jacobs? Ink

11/17/2017

Updated: This post was originally published on November 17, 2016. After six years on the waiting list… finally sat down with my favorite client ever… @lakebell ✨❤️✨ A post shared by scott campbell (@scampbell333) on Nov 15, 2017 at 12:14pm PST Would you let a stranger tattoo whatever they wanted onto your arm? What if […]

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What Does it Mean to be a Modern Day Mohawk Woman?

11/16/2017

APTN’s hit series Mohawk Girls has spent five years trying to navigate the question: what does it means to be a Mohawk woman in the 21st century? Brittany LeBorgne, who plays Zoe on the show, seems like a good person to answer that question. Because both on screen and off, Brittany is a strong, smart, kick-ass Mohawk […]

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Fash Points: VS Fashion Show Performers, Gucci Garden, Trying on Glasses with iPhone X

11/16/2017

Miguel, Harry Styles and Katy Perry will reportedly perform at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Why is @miguel wearing TWO Rolexes in our Winter 2018 issue? Hit the link in our bio to find out. #TITLExMiguel (📸 @richardbernardin) A post shared by Title Magazine (@thetitlemag) on Nov 15, 2017 at 7:13am PST The Victoria’s Secret […]

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Why It Might Be Time To Break Up With Your Moisturizer

11/16/2017

It’s a commonly held belief that the thicker the face cream, the more moisturizing it is. But a new generation of lightweight, watery serums are packing a hydration punch good enough to forgo your usual creamy go-to. Here’s why it might be time to ditch creamy and heavy in favour of light and silky for […]

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Will Fashion Automation Mark the End of Seamstresses and Retail?

11/16/2017

If you were to close your eyes and imagine the clothing of the future, you’d likely picture severe, angular cuts in synthetic fabrics, like something out of Blade Runner. Set in 2019, Ridley Scott’s ’80s version of the future still seems very far away. In all likelihood, it was Spike Jonze who got it right […]

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Fash Points: Gigi Hadid?s Second Collab With Stuart Weitzman, Mindy Kaling Stars in Tory Burch Holiday Vid

11/15/2017

Here are all the top fashion stories you need to know today: Gigi Hadid teams up with Stuart Weitzman for second shoe collaboration Last year, your support of my @stuartweitzman "Gigi Boot" helped fund the building of 3 schools in partnership with @pencilsofpromise. I am proud to announce that my newest collaborative shoe #EYELOVE (launching […]

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Toronto?s Got a Brand New Social House — and You?re Going to Want a Membership

11/15/2017

Toronto’s got a brand new members-only social house and take it from us: you’re going to want a membership. Created by Dan Gunam and Sacha ElWakeel (the duo behind our fave good vibes poke and acai bowl spot in the city, Calii Love), Love Child Social House serves as a co-working space, coffee/pastry/drinks bar and all-around […]

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Levi?s Rolling Stone Collection is FINALLY Coming to Canada

11/15/2017

Back in March, Levi’s announced a special collaboration with Rolling Stone to celebrate two respective 50th anniversary milestones: the Levi’s Type III Trucker Jacket and the 50th birthday of the magazine. The limited-edition collection features pieces inspired by what musicians wear on and off stage, such as vintage tees, destroyed denim and of course, the beloved […]

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Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel are Expecting Their First Child Together

11/15/2017

If there’s anything we love more than celebrities, it’s celebrity spawn. We mean, what was life before North West, Luna Stephens, Blue Ivy Carter and, of course, Prince George and Princess Charlotte? (A dark abyss, that’s what.) So naturally, you can imagine our excitement when one of our fave stars announces a pregnancy. More celebrity babies […]

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The The Assassination of Gianni Versace Trailer is Gory and Glamorous

11/15/2017

It’s finally here: the first official trailer for American Crime Story’s second season, The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Ryan Murphy’s Emmy-winning series is back with another star-studded cast playing star-studded characters: Penelope Cruz as Donatella Versace, Edgar Ramirez as the late, great, Gianni Versace and Ricky Martin as Gianni’s partner, Antonio D’Amico. And there’s more where ...

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LOCAL HOLIDAY DEALS + STEALS

11/21/2017

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7 Unexpected Style Combos with your Favorite Pieces

11/20/2017

Be Unexpected!

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Effortless Layering Pieces Under $60

11/17/2017

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Watch Ways to ReStyle Matching Sets for Fall?s Cooler Climate

11/16/2017

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The Most Stylist way to Let Everyone Know What?s up

11/15/2017

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A Cold Weather MUST

11/14/2017

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This Season?s Must Have Outerwear

11/13/2017

Few items finish a look like outerwear. Southern California fashion lovers style outerwear in playful expected ways. Having the need to be constantly layered for our daily temperature changes outwear is a must.

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The Winning Style Combo Anyone Can Wear

11/08/2017

Trends come and go but a beautiful floral dress + boots have been a winning combination for decades. This tried and true combo has lasted the test of time because it works with any personal style, budget, age and size. We all have to love that.

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Your Favorite Items Restyled with Stylist Rebecca Araoz

11/06/2017

It's one thing to be advised on how to restyle your clothing; it's another to be able to see restyled outfits side by side. We collaborated with stylist Rebecca Araoz to get her take on your favorite items restyled including; black skinnies, a shirt dresses, a wrap dresses, and a statement blouse.

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Get the Look: All Black + White Sneakers

11/06/2017

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