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BCBG Max Azria Lays Off More Employees Following Bankruptcy Filing

03/29/2017

The BCBG Max Azria Group, which filed for bankruptcy protection on Feb. 28, has given notice that it will lay off another 116 people, effective May 11. This comes after the Los Angeles contemporary label laid off 123 people last November and another 71 people one year ago.

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Puma’s Locked-Box Challenge

03/29/2017

To reward (and challenge) young athletes, athletic footwear and apparel maker Puma thought inside the box.

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Sale at Nation Ltd.

03/29/2017

L.A.-based fashion T-shirt line Nation Ltd. is having a sample sale.

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WestWeek 2017 Salutes Icons and Innovators

03/29/2017

WestWeek 2017 highlighted “Icons and Innovators” at its March 22-23 Spring Market at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif.

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Staud on Sale

03/29/2017

Staud is having a sample sale at the company’s headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.

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Mr. A's Uniqlo Moment

03/27/2017

How does a Paris-based graffiti artist connect with a Japanese headquartered retailer to make T-shirts? And then globetrot to Los Angeles introduce the capsule collection with Uniqlo’s UT label? The artist André Saraiva explained.

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On the Runway at FWLA

03/27/2017

Roosevelt Broome IV, founder of Rich Apparels, shows off his T-shirts at FWLA.

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Bebe Hires Firm to Chart New Course

03/23/2017

After speculation that Bebe Stores Inc. might shutter all its locations and concentrate on e-commerce, the California retailer announced it hired B. Riley & Co. to help “explore strategic alternatives.”

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Chupakabra Found In a T-shirt Line

03/23/2017

There’s the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot and, since the mid-1990s, chupacabra. It sounded like the perfect starting-off point for a T-shirt line for Eric Martin, the founder of The Park Showroom in downtown Los Angeles.

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Profile Industries' L.A. Splash

03/23/2017

Weather in the northeast has become more extreme. What do you do when you make warm weather clothes. For Manhattan-headquartered Profile Industries, Inc., the solution was opening a showroom in Los Angeles.

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Please Do Not Enter’s Westside Invasion

03/23/2017

In Los Angeles, there is a Westside and an Eastside, and the two rarely meet, except in the pop-up shop produced by Please Do Not Enter

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Disabled Worker Wins Discrimination Case Against Citizens of Humanity

03/23/2017

In a court case that took more than three weeks to argue, a 61-year-old employee who felt he was wrongfully dismissed after a shoulder injury limited his ability to work won a major verdict against his employer, Citizens of Humanity.

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Los Angeles Fashion Week: California Point of View

03/23/2017

Los Angeles Fashion Week: Fall 2017

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Sears Remains ‘Viable Business’ CFO Says

03/23/2017

The worlds of Sears Holdings Corp. investors and shoppers were rocked this week when the parent company to Sears and KMart issued an annual report noting that there was “substantial doubt” on the Chicago-area company’s future.

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Riding Out Big Changes in Retail at Marcum Panel

03/23/2017

There are 26 square feet of retail for every man, woman and child in the United States, according to a statistic quoted by Robin Lewis, chief executive and editorial director of The Robin Report, a platform covering retail.

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Future State in 2017

03/23/2017

When the Future State brand started in late 2014, it offered an array of women’s T-shirts and placed the new line in retailers such as Urban Outfitters.

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Nordstrom Taps Infor Cloud-based POS System

03/23/2017

Nordstrom is switching to a new cloud-based point-of-sale system run by technology-solutions provider Infor.

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Woodbury University’s Historic Fashion Archive Gets an Organizational Makeover

03/23/2017

As Woodbury University’s fashion department celebrates its 85th year, it is taking a good, hard look at its archive of 4,000 garments and accessories, which range from frocks from the 1800s to more-contemporary pieces that include designers Yves Saint Laurent and Jean-Paul Gaultier.

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LA Style in the Spotlight at Brand Assembly

03/23/2017

To introduce its new creative, co-working space, Brand Assembly hosted a networking event in partnership with The Zoe Report, designer Rachel Zoe’s fashion, beauty, and lifestyle portal. The March 14 event was held at the co-working space, called The Square by Brand Assembly, located on the mezzanine of the Cooper Design Space.

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Here Comes Custom Ketchup

03/22/2017

A lot of people say that fashion has gone to the dogs, but in the case of T-shirt line Custom Ketchup, it has gone to the kids.

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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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Amer Sports Acquires Armada Skis

03/29/2017

The purchase price is US $4.1 million - Amer also owns Salomon and Atomic

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Todd Snyder + Birdwell Beach Britches Partner to Launch Exclusive Surf Collection

03/28/2017

The Birdwell Beach Britches for Todd Snyder Moonlight Surf collection will be available exclusively at ToddSnyder.com and in the brand’s flagship Madison Square Park store.

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Nomadix Eco-Friendly Towels Available at REI Stores Nationwide

03/28/2017

The new travel-inspired towel made with 100% recycled material is purposefully designed for performance across all outdoor activities – from yoga to beach, travel and more.

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WSL Relaunches Japan Region as WSL Asia

03/28/2017

Krui Pro 2017 in Indonesia to be inaugural event of WSL Asia.

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Cindy Whitehead Releases Photography Book About Female Skateboarders

03/28/2017

“It’s Not About Pretty: A Book About Radical Skater Girls” showcases the female empowerment skateboarding brings to girls and women.

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Photos From the New T&C Store on Oahu

03/28/2017

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RepSpark: Reset the Rules of the Marketplace

03/28/2017

RepSpark CEO Dac Clark details ways companies can grow great brands.

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Outdoor Tech Releases Two-in-One Car Charger + Power Bank

03/27/2017

The Platypus holds a 2,600 mAh rechargeable battery packed into a tiny package.

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Vans Expands Nexpa Synthetic Sandal Collection

03/27/2017

The Vans Nexpa Synthetic sandal offering is available now.

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Macy’s to Carry DKNY Women’s Apparel Exclusively

03/27/2017

Macy's and G-III sign exclusive agreement for DKNY women's apparel and accessories.

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Live From GoPro?s Global Launch In Squaw Valley

09/19/2016

GoPro is hosting more than 300 media, ambassadors, and staff at Squaw Valley, California, this week for the global launch of the Karma drone, the Hero5 Black and Sessions cameras, and the Quik editing app. Stay tuned for real-time details throughout the day, including a live demo of the Karma in action.

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United States of America Ski and Snowboard Association Partners with Hookit

09/15/2016

The United States of America Ski and Snowboard Association (USASA) has partnered with Hookit, a data-driven sponsorship platform.

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The People and Parties of Surf Expo | September 8-10, 2016

09/15/2016

Want to catch up on all of the people and parties of the summer Surf Expo 2016 show? We went, we saw, and we rounded up the best photos from the event.

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686 Opens Its Doors To All Outdoor Athletes and Adventurers Though Its Newest Endeavor, The GLCR Project

09/14/2016

686’s GLCR Project invites all outdoor enthusiasts to join the design process, helping contribute to the design of the company’s outwear products Sept 14, 2016- Los Angeles, CA: Today 686 Technical Apparel is announcing the launch of the GLCR Project, a unique opportunity for outdoor and winter adventurers to become integrated into the design process involved

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SURFER Magazine Extends SURFER [The Bar] CONCEPT TO MAINLAND U.S.

09/14/2016

First Location to Open in Jacksonville, Florida in Winter 2016; Additional Locations Planned for Both East and West Coasts CARLSBAD, Calif. (September 13, 2016) – SURFER [The Bar], the one-of-a-kind bar/restaurant concept from SURFER Magazine, part of The Enthusiast Network, is making its debut on the mainland this Winter with it’s first location opening in

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Sessions MFG Releases First Outerwear Line Since 2012

09/14/2016

Sessions MFG’s 2016/2017 line is contemporary, innovative, and sets the stage for the brand to relaunch Portland, OR – 9/13/16 – sessionsmfg.com goes live today debuting the first full line of outerwear available to the public since 2012. The brand relaunched in December of 2015 with interactive digital campaigns, a new team, and a series

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Vans Enlists Nine Photographers Turning Global Campaign for All Weather MTE Into an Art Project Shot Exclusively on iPhone

09/14/2016

Stunning campaign shot on iPhone 6s Plus to feature in advertising, retail marketing, e-commerce, social media, and more Cypress, CALIF. (September 14, 2016) – Vans®, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand has partnered with nine influential lifestyle and action sports photographers to develop a comprehensive global marketing campaign shot exclusively on iPhone 6s

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UC San Diego Extension To Offer The History Of Surf Photography

09/14/2016

The History of Surf Photography is the first class of its kind offered at the UC San Diego Extension, and will cover over 100 years of surf photography Starting October 4, the UC San Diego Extension will be offering a unique class never before offered in its extensive photography program titled The History of Surf

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Spark R&D Announces Expansion as It Celebrates 10-Years of Splitboard Binding Innovation

09/14/2016

Spark R&D celebrates their ten year anniversary with the purchase of the building the company has worked out of for the past 5 years Bozeman, Mont. – Spark R&D, the splitboard binding manufacturer, based in Bozeman, Montana has finalized the purchase of the industrial building it has been working out of for the past five

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The State Of Surf 2016 | What Does Surfing Need?

09/14/2016

The State Of Surf 2016 | What does Surfing need? By Kailee Bradstreet & Hayley Helms At Surf Expo last week, the industry came together to discuss the overall state of surfing—from the retail landscape and distribution strategies, right down to product innovation and how it’s propelling us forward. In four very short years, our

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DC Snowboarding Reveals Torstein Horgmo’s Signature Collection for Winter 2017

09/13/2016

Torstein Horgmo’s new Winter 2017 collection with DC features minimalist design and innovative technology September 13, 2016 (Huntington Beach, Calif.) –Today, DC Snowboarding and world-class pro snowboarder, Torstein Horgmo introduce his signature collection featuring clean, minimalist design, top-shelf technologies and confidently understated style. Torstein has a knack for making the...

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Think With Google Analyzes the Fashion Trends of 2016

09/13/2016

Using their search data, Think With Google has released a report detailing the fashion trends of 2016, and what we can expect to see going into 2017 These days, fashion is fast. Brands hardly have time to capitalize on one trend, before it’s out the door and the newest “must-have” item has taken its place.

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Mizu?s New Office in Amsterdam Will Serve as the European Headquarters for the Brand

09/13/2016

Mizu recently signed a partnership agreement with its two largest European distributors, resulting in the new Amsterdam offices for the brand Del Mar, California – Mizu, a high-end producer of vacuum insulated drinkware and other reusable products recently singed a partnership agreement with its two largest European distributors. Under the agreement, Mizu formed Mizu Europe B.V., a

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Mountain Dew Creates SuperSnake – A Hybrid Snowboard and Skateboard Dream Course on Snow

09/13/2016

22-Minute Short Film Documentary to Be Televised Nationally on ABC, Sunday, October 16 Featuring Olympic Snowboarder Danny Davis, Pro Skater Sean Malto and More PURCHASE, N.Y., September 13, 2015 – Mountain Dew®, in collaboration with Snow Park Technologies and CA RampWorks, announced today the creation of SuperSnake, the ultimate snowboard and skateboard hybrid dream course on

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Patagonia Launches Vote Our Planet: A National Campaign Urging Americans to Vote Up and Down the Ballot to Protect Our Air, Water and Soil

09/12/2016

Patagonia has committed an estimated $1M to raise awareness about the environment as a top election issue and support get-out-the-vote organizations Today, Patagonia is launching Vote Our Planet – a major non-partisan environmental campaign urging Americans to vote up and down the ballot to elect officials and support referendums that will defend our planet’s air,

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Richer Poorer Welcomes Ian Crane, Oliver Kurtz, Evan Mock, and Dylan Goodale

09/12/2016

Richer Poorer, a men’s and women’s brand that focuses on making your favorite basics as comfortable and fashion-forward as possible, announces the addition of four new professional athletes to their ambassador team San Juan Capistrano, CA (September 7th, 2016) – Richer Poorer, a lifestyle brand focused on the Innerwear category, announces the addition of professional

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Neff Headwear Announces Star Wars Collaboration

09/12/2016

Neff Headwear has collaborated with Lucasfilm on a Star Wars collection to celebrate the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film Neff Headwear has announced their new collection with Star Wars, just in time for the release of the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film. Neff CEO, Shaun Neff commented, “What a dream

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Top Product Picks from Surf Expo September 2016

09/12/2016

Surf Expo wrapped up this Saturday in Orlando, Florida. We were on the floor checking out what's new with products, as well as brands' varying strategies and approaches to the evolving retail landscape. Here's what we learned.

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Case Study | How evo Scaled Specialty Retail with ?La Familia? Network

09/12/2016

evo Founder Bryce Phillips leverages strengths of like-minded retail partners to create ultimate "customer-focused" network.

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?Fate of Retail? Part 3 | The Amazon Effect

09/09/2016

‘Fate of Retail’ Part 3 | The Amazon Effect Many are calling it the ‘Amazon Effect’. Everyone is feeling it. What can brands and retailers do about it? Amazon started out of Jeff Bezo’s garage back in 1994. The online book store has grown and evolved into the world’s largest online retailer with a reported $107 billion in sales last year.

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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 rule...

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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...

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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 Cit...

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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)....

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 happ...

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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 t...

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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 he...

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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 Jac...

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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., t...

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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 in...

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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: T...

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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 brai...

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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 copyca...

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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 onl...

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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 catapul...

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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 ...

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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 lit...

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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 propos...

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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 dre...

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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...

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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 frien...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 f...

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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 re...

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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 f...

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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 ...

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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 pho...

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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 st...

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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 des...

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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...

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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 but...

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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 ...

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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 th...

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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 Wes...

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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 insp...

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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 bright...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 mode...

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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 pers...

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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 w...

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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...

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Guess What? Women Are Leading the Charge Against President Trump

01/31/2017

On Monday, acting Attorney General Sally Yates sent a letter to the Justice Department asking lawyers not to defend President Trump’s latest executive order (which barred all refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries) in court. Yates, who reportedly considered resigning over the weekend because of the ban, believed the executive order to be possibly against the law, as it ...

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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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Li & Fung looks to speed, innovation and digitalisation

03/28/2017

Global sourcing specialist Li & Fung has blamed a tough retail environment for almost halving its full year profit, and says it is reorganising its businesses into two major divisions as it refocuses on speed, innovation and digitalisation for its next three-year plan.

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Britain officially triggers Brexit process

03/29/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has notified the European Council of Britain's intention to leave the EU, in a move that has prompted calls for the upcoming Brexit talks to be conducted in a spirit of fairness, and negotiations to be advanced quickly in order to prevent major business disruption.

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Reebok targets China with "best" fitness brand bid

03/29/2017

Sporting giant Reebok has unveiled plans to open 500 of its FitHub stores across China by 2020, as part of a bid to become the "best" fitness brand in the region.

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European Council approves extending EU-Uzbekistan partnership

03/29/2017

The EU Council of Ministers has approved a protocol extending the EU-Uzbekistan partnership and cooperation agreement to bilateral trade in textile products.

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Amazon makes Middle East move with Souq.com buy

03/29/2017

Online retail giant Amazon is making its move on the Middle East with the acquisition of Dubai-based online shopping retailer Souq.com.

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Bureau Veritas and CEA partner to verify 'Egyptian Cotton'

03/29/2017

Inspection and certification firm Bureau Veritas has partnered with the Cotton Egypt Association on an exclusive five-year collaboration to verify Egyptian Cotton at any stage along the supply chain.

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India mulls anti-dumping duty on elastomeric yarn

03/28/2017

The government of India is considering imposing an anti-dumping duty on imports of elastomeric filament yarn from China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam.

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Sears CEO snaps up company shares despite future doubts

03/29/2017

Edward Lampert, CEO of US retail giant Sears Holdings Corp, has purchased almost 526,000 shares in the same week the company expressed "substantial doubt" as to whether it can continue to operate as a profitable business.

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Virtual 3D 'try-on' technology to redefine purchasing

03/29/2017

A new virtual 'try-on' technology is being launched by fashion-tech company The Modern Mirrror aimed at transforming and redefining consumer purchasing behaviour by merging cutting-edge body-imaging technology with 3D visualisation.

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Former Topshop head Homer joins The White Company

03/29/2017

UK clothing and homewares retailer The White Company has appointed former Top Shop managing director, Mary Homer, as its new chief executive officer.

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Focus International to steamline processes with PLM and ERP

03/29/2017

Focus International, part of retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc, is implementing a new suite of software products to streamline processes across the business and replace its existing systems. The company has selected the Visual End2End software suite from Visual Next UK to centralise all of its product information and processes into a single system, boosting efficiency and steamlining design, prod...

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Cabbeen picks PLM to boost efficiencies

03/29/2017

Chinese menswear brand Cabbeen has invested in a new product lifecycle management (PLM) as part of an internal supply chain system restructure, and to help increase agility and response to changing retail conditions.

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Garment supplier Pratibha Syntex honoured by C&A

03/28/2017

Indian knitted garment manufacturer Pratibha Syntex has been recognised for its sustainability practices by value retailer C&A.

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3D CAD comes of age

03/21/2017

Although there are many continuous developments in technology, every so often a giant leap occurs with the potential to bring huge benefits to apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers. 3D CAD is undoubtedly the next major advance for the sewn products industry in a world where speed to market, cost reductions and the elimination of waste are paramount.

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Apparel group Sae-A opens second school in Haiti

03/28/2017

South Korea's Sae-A Trading, one of the world's largest apparel manufacturers and exporters, has reiterated its commitment to Haiti, where it employs more than 10,000 people, by opening a second school in the country.

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Tom Tailor optimistic on turnaround for 2017

03/28/2017

German fashion group Tom Tailor Holding has said it expects its realignment plan to have a positive impact this year, but admitted it still has "quite a way to go" as it revealed a net loss for fiscal 2016.

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New York garment industry gets US$51m boost

03/28/2017

New York City's garment manufacturers are to get a boost thanks to a US$51.3m support package aimed at modernising and strengthening the sector.

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New Look owner cancels UK listing over Brexit concerns

03/28/2017

Brait Societas Europaea, the South African company that owns New Look, has cancelled plans to list its shares in London as a result of concerns over the UK's decision to leave the EU.

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Moss Bros FY earnings jump despite headwinds

03/28/2017

Men's wear retailer Moss Bros Group booked higher earnings and sales in its last fiscal year, despite operating in what it says was an unforgiving and highly competitive market.

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Hirdaramani to head WFSGI manufacturers committee

03/27/2017

The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has named Rakhil Hirdaramani, owner and director of Sri Lanka based apparel manufacturing giant Hirdaramani Group, as chairman of its manufacturers committee.

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J.W. Anderson to Collaborate with Uniqlo

03/29/2017

For J.W. Anderson, the Northern Irish-designer behind the hot, hot namesake London label, as well as Loewe (pronounced Low-AY-VAY just to spare you any public embarrassment) in Paris, two jobs is not enough. Fast retailing giant Uniqlo has announced it will release a J.W. Anderson x Uniqlo capsule collection this spring. COMING SOON J.W. ANDERSON […]

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Here?s What You Need to Know About the New Samsung S8 Phone

03/29/2017

Between the Galaxy Note 7 battery debacle and the bribery scandal, Samsung had a rough year in 2016. But it looks like the tech giant is turning things around with its latest news. After months of speculation, Samsung announced its latest innovation in New York. World, let us introduce to you the Samsung Galaxy S8. […]

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How Stuart Vevers Helped Coach Get its Groove Back

03/29/2017

The quirky girl is having a moment in fashion—and one of her champions is Stuart Vevers. The affable British-born executive creative director for Coach is credited with reimagining this 75-year-old American brand, but he humbly suggests that he’s only bringing back the eclectic charm that designer Bonnie Cashin brought to the house in the ’60s. […]

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Why You Need to Know Transgender Poet, DJ and Artist Juliana Huxtable

03/29/2017

Whether it’s the early disco era, New York’s ball culture or Berlin’s post-wall techno scene, clubland has long provided a sanctuary for society’s outliers and marvellous misfits. Growing up in a conservative Bible-belt town—and in a Baptist family to boot—transgender artist, poet and DJ Juliana Huxtable took an early interest in disco ephemera for everything […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Jen Atkin?s Ouai Hair Supplements

03/29/2017

Big news, Ouai lovers! Celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin (her clients include the Kardashians, Chrissy Teigen and Jessica Alba) launched her already cult fave hair product line, Ouai (pronounced “way”) in early 2016 and it’s quickly become a fave among celebs and normies alike. And this month, Atkin announced the release of Ouai supplements. According to […]

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Celebrity Breakups: The Couples Who Split Up in 2017

03/29/2017

There are so many celebrity couples who seem so perfect together that they inspire us to find our one true love and settle down. Yet when it turns out that destiny doesn’t agree, we are heartbroken. Though we have yet to have a major breakup this year—like 2016’s super-shocker Brangelina split—there have been a few tearjerkers […]

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Everything We Know About the Crazy Rich Asians Movie So Far

03/29/2017

It looks like we can soon add Crazy Rich Asians to our list of our fave books turned to films. That’s right: Rachel Chu, Nick Young and Astrid Leong will be jumping off the pages and onto the big screens, and honestly, we can’t wait. Written by Kevin Kwan, the two books have become international […]

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The Best Celebrity Hair Changes of 2017

03/29/2017

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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Is it Okay that Rebel Wilson Wore a Different Top than her Pitch Perfect 3 Co-stars?

03/28/2017

The cast of Pitch Perfect 3 is teasing us with behind-the-scenes photos of their upcoming film—and they’re leaving a bad taste with some. The problem? Not everyone is wearing the same sailor suit… Most of the Barden Bellas on set are seen wearing teeny-tiny striped halter tops, while the two plus-size stars of the group, Rebel Wilson and Ester Dean, are […]

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Nike Collaborates with Emerging Canadian Designer on Experiments of Style Project

03/28/2017

Hot on the heels (or should we say pillowy soles?) of Nike’s recent VaporMax launch comes a new kind of collab. Stavros Karelis, founder of the trendy London boutique Machine-A, was tasked by the team at Nike to recruit five emerging designers to design a head-to-toe look inspired by the VaporMax sneaker. Cue the Experiments […]

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Boston Bombing Survivor Appears at Vancouver Fashion Week

03/28/2017

At Vancouver Fashion Week on Friday, Toronto designer Lesley Hampton made a statement with her choice of runway models as well her FW17 eveningwear. Professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her lower left leg in 2013’s Boston Marathon bombing, opened the show, followed by models of varied shapes and sizes. Hampton partnered with the Be Body Aware […]

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Fans React on Twitter to the New Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer

03/28/2017

The latest Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer dropped this morning, and the Internet is by no means holding back on voicing their feelings. For the most part, there are mixed emotions: Some people are completely losing it, while others feel the trailer revealed too much. In our opinion, we found it emotional AF, and we’re bummed that […]

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People Are Not Happy About Kim Kardashian?s ?Bobby Pin Hairstyle?

03/28/2017

Another day, another Kardashian controversy. Two days ago, Kim K was photographed in an…interesting look. The reality star was out in something hairstylist Chris Appleton referred to as a “bobby pin ‘do.” Pause. SNATCHED ➖➖➖ BobbY Pin Do @kimkardashian Hair by me #chrisappletonhair Makeup @1maryphillips A post shared by Hairstylist (@chrisappleton1) on Mar 25, 2017 at […]

How a Personal Trainer Changed My Life

03/28/2017

Last fall I was offered the chance to work out with a Tier-3 (read: top level) personal trainer at Toronto’s Equinox Bay Street. To some, this might sound torturous, but for a health editor and fitness fanatic, it’s the fitness equivalent of a spa day. (The change rooms feature private showers with Kiehl’s products, a […]

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Sia Sings (and Shows her Face!) on Sesame Street

03/28/2017

Guest starring on Sesame Street is a celebrity rite of passage. Are you ever *really* famous if you haven’t been invited to hang out with Elmo and the crew? Hundreds of famous faces have made cameos on the hit PBS children’s show: Amy Adams, Aziz Ansari, Julie Andrews, Casey Affleck, Jessica Alba…and that’s only the As! Sia is the most recent celeb to make […]

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Fleurs de Villes Floral Mannequins are Coming to a Mall Near You

03/28/2017

With the temperatures finally reaching double digits, it’s beginning to feel like winter is behind us. And thanks to Fleurs de Villes‘ annual Floral Mannequin Series, it’s now looking a lot like spring. ICYMI Fleurs de Villes is a Canadian event planning company co-founded by lifestyle and media gurus Karen Marshall Ducommun and Tina Barkley. […]

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Vancouver Fashion Week Fall 2017: The Best Beauty Looks We Spotted on the Streets

03/28/2017

The crowd at Vancouver Fashion Week is a wonderful mix of international guests and Vancouver’s own trendsetters. This being its 29th season, Vancouver Fashion Week is well known for its commitment to showcasing international designers as well as local Canadian talent and consistently celebrates multiculturalism on the runway. In regards to the hair and makeup, […]

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8 Reasons Why We Love Comedian Ali Wong

03/28/2017

Watching Ali Wong’s Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra results in the following: crying or peeing your pants a little—or both. The San Francisco-based actor/writer/comedienne talks about so many things women tend to avoid: Pooping at work, trying to get pregnant and even getting HPV. If you haven’t watched it, get to it—seriously. Here are all […]

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Eminem?s Daughter, Hailie Scott, is All Grown Up and Insta-Famous!

03/28/2017

Remember this cute kid? The baby-faced blonde that rapper Eminem hushed to sleep in his 2004 hit “Mockingbird“? “Now hush little baby, don’t you cry Everything’s gonna be alright…” Well, it appears that over the last decade this little baby has grown up, and the Internet is in utter shock. Allow me to reintroduce you to […]

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Watch the Trailer for Netflix?s Okja Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tilda Swinton

03/28/2017

2017 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for Netflix, what with its current and upcoming line-up and the A-list names that are attached to them (hi, Drew!). While the online streaming service is primarily known for their TV shows, they also pump out a slew of incredible Original Movies. The latest film […]

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8 Times Camo Print Reported for Duty at Fashion Week

03/28/2017

In Futures song Low Life, The Weeknd sings, “I’m camo’ed all out like I’m in the military”. This lyric was the anthem for the street style pros at fashion week. Military references tend to turn up every season.  On the fall runways, Public School used the popular print to support their politically charged NYFW show, pairing a metallic camo […]

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Butt Glitter is a Thing on Instagram Now

03/28/2017

Thought we’d reached peak mermaid beauty? From mermaid nails to crowns to makeup brushes, it really has turned out to be the biggest trend we’ve seen in ages. But now, it’s being taken one step further: butt glitter. Though it isn’t being touted as an extension of the mermaid trend, we know underwater chic when […]

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This Throwback Clip of Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello is Freaking Adorable

03/28/2017

Those who ship Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes are in luck: The Canadian musician took to Instagram yesterday to post a clip he unearthed “deep in” his collection of iPhone videos. The snippet features the pair singing Ed Sheeran’s “Kiss Me.” Found this gem deep in the iPhone videos..lol i love the "killed that" face we both make […]

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Glossier is Launching Something Totally Unexpected (It?s Not Makeup Or Skincare)

03/28/2017

The internet’s favourite makeup and skincare brand, Glossier, is launching a product we never knew we needed from them—a fragrance. Glossier and Into The Gloss CEO and Founder, Emily Weiss, stopped by beauty podcast Fat Mascara’s 52nd episode (that’s one year of FM btw!) to talk upcoming releases. Weiss disclosed that the brand is working […]

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Alicia Vikander Looks Badass in These New Tomb Raider Pics

03/27/2017

Earlier this year, we received the first glimpse of Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The Danish Girl) on set filming for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot, and the pics looked pretty promising. Turns out we were right: The film’s official photos have been unveiled and Vikander as Lara Croft is sooooo badass. 🔸🔹 Alicia Vikander on set of […]

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Celebrities Aren?t Happy About United Airline?s Legging Scandal

03/27/2017

Leggings are likely the most polarizing piece of fashion you own. Are they pants? Are they workout wear? Are they appropriate attire for air travel? There really is no simple answer! The controversy shook the Internet this weekend, when Twitter user Shannon Watts witnessed two teenagers and a 10-year-old girl be denied entry onto a United Airlines flight. Why? Because a gate […]

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Charlotte Tilbury?s New Dry Mask Is a Multi-Tasker?s Dream

03/27/2017

Makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury arrived at the penthouse suite of The Standard hotel in New York City’s East Village wearing form-fitting pink monogrammed silk pyjamas—the same ones that 30 or so beauty editors were gifted upon arrival—ready to host one hell of a sleepover. From a screening of Some Like It Hot to a popcorn […]

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Shailene Woodley Signs Plea Deal for Protesting Dakota Pipeline

03/27/2017

Shailene Woodley has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for taking part in a protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline and will face one year of unsupervised probation. The 25-year-old actress made headlines last October after she was arrested at the pipeline construction site. Of the 200 or so demonstrators who participated in voicing their opposition to the pipeline, 27 […]

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Two Inches Is the New Six Inches: The Rise of the Kitten Heel

03/27/2017

As stylish as they may be, wearing high heels is not comfortable (despite our best efforts to pretend that they are). Nothing feels better than coming home and kicking off your heels…I repeat, nothing. You can now rejoice because this spring, we’re celebrating the return of the dainty kitten heel. Vetements, who yields the power […]

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Amber Heard, Kristen Stewart and Other Celebs Talk About Coming Out

03/27/2017

Amber Heard is the latest to speak out about her sexuality. Heard spoke candidly at The Economist‘s annual Pride & Prejudice Summit in New York, saying it wasn’t easy for her, especially for an up-and-coming actress. Back in 2010, the media focused heavily on the actress when she boldly stated she wasn’t into labels on […]

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Kindred?s Festival Favorites

03/29/2017

« Festival Favorites » Festival Favorites  According to KINDRED For those of you who still haven’t heard about Kindred Boutique, you’re just in time. This bohemian haven is perfect for all things festival. We partnered with our friends at Kindred to get their take on must have festival favorites~ Natalie. Tips + Trends from Isabella, owner…

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The Accessory Trend that?s White Hot

03/29/2017

White Accessories are HOT! If you haven’t heard, we’re hear to fill you in. White accessories are everything this season! White goes with everything, and it will give any look an instant update. Shoes Are you ready for white shoes? Would you wear this trend? I’m kind of in love with it. If you embraced…

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Beauty Talk with Emily Loftiss

03/28/2017

Beauty Talk emily loftiss Featuring TV Personality, Style + Beauty Expert, Emily Loftiss Who better to talk beauty with than the Queen of Everyday Glam herself, the fabulous Emily Loftiss! If you do not know Emily Loftiss, it’s time to get to know her! When she isn’t appearing on National Television, Emily’s passion is helping real…

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The Styling Trick that doesn?t cost a Thing

03/27/2017

Undone Cuffs Knowing how to style and restyle your clothing is everything. I mean it. The more you embrace the idea of changing details the more you’ll get out of your closet. Right now one of the biggest trends is extra long sleeves. We love this because you really don’t have to purchase anything. There are…

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West Coast Wanderer: Spring Editorial Volume 2

03/27/2017

West Coast Wanderer Spring Editorial Volume 2 When it comes time to write for our editorials, I often have a challenge knowing where to start. Do I talk about the clothing, the styling, the mood? I typically talk about all of them but this time is a bit different. The clothes speak for themselves. The…

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Roe + May Spring 2017

03/13/2017

Roe + May Spring 2017 Collection We just spent the last month oohh-ing and ahhh-ing over our favorite designers upcoming fall collections. But that doesn’t mean we’ve tossed our favorite Spring 2017 collections aside. Spring is here and now, and we are ready to shop for the occasion. One of the many rewarding aspects of…

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The 2017 Trend Any Girl can Wear: Statement Earrings

03/10/2017

Statement Earrings The Spring Trend Anyone can Wear Earrings – the staple of accessories, the epitome of chicness, the cherry on top of a perfect outfit. Statement earrings were seen across the runway at New York Fashion Week, and, needless to say, they’re making a comeback.  For earring lovers and novices alike, statement earrings might…

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Desert Daze: Get Ready for Festival Season

03/06/2017

It’s Never too Early to Start Planning for Festival Season Desert Daze A Blue Eyed Girl Editorial Fashion month: Late February to early March designers around the globe showcase their upcoming Fall collection in places like Paris and Milan. While the rest of the world celebrates a month of Fall fashion, SoCal babes start to…

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Friday Faves: Spring Dresses Under $50

03/03/2017

7 Spring Dresses under $50 The temperatures are rising, the days are getting warmer and it’s starting to feel like Spring has sprung. It’s this time of year we start to put away our heavier layers and pull out that spring wardrobe. And with that we discover what pieces we need to add this year.…

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Tropical Tablescape Anyone can DIY

03/03/2017

DIY Tropical Tablescape from the babes of Joy n’ Company There’s no doubt that the ladies of Joy n’ Company love a good party…wedding, opening, anniversary, birthday, shower, launch – well, you get the gist! When the gals at Style Report Mag approached us to help collaborate with the launch of fitness icon, Katie Dunlop…

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