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CottonlinksCA: Luxury Blanks Produced Close-to-Home

02/23/2017

Robby Khalek has been producing apparel—domestically and overseas—for well-known brands for nearly 20 years. Recently, he saw a void in the market for a well-made blank T-shirt and launched CottonlinksCA.

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Coach…In Virtual Reality

02/23/2017

The runway show for Coach 1941 made fashion headlines during New York Fashion Week earlier this month, the brand unveiled a virtual reality experience of the show available at some of its stores.

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Textile Preview Textile Trends

02/23/2017

Textile Trends

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Textile Preview: Fiber & Fabric Spotlight

02/23/2017

Fiber & Fabric Spotlight

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Invista’s Cordura Introduces Ultra-Strong Nylon-6.6 Staple Fiber

02/23/2017

Invista, the Wichita, Kan.–based maker of Lycra and Cordura fibers, has introduced a new high-strength Cordura, made with the company’s T420HT fiber technology.

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A&E Launches Reflective Thread

02/23/2017

American & Efird, the Mount Holly, N.C.–based industrial sewing thread maker, has introduced Anefil Reflector reflective thread.

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Lenzing Launched Tencel Brand Shop at ShopStyle

02/23/2017

Lenzing, the Austrian company that makes Tencel fibers, has partnered with fashion search engine ShopStyle to open The Tencel Denim Shop.

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Fabiana Milazzo to Melrose Place

02/23/2017

Fabiana Milazzo’s styles have graced red carpets and glamorous salons in her native Brazil since 2000. On Feb. 22, she officially bought her brand to America.

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Herbert Fink, Rodeo Drive Founding Father, 93

02/23/2017

Herbert Fink, one of the founding fathers of Rodeo Drive’s designer and high-end retail scene, died Feb. 18 at his home in Los Angeles’ Bel-Air neighborhood. He was 93.

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AAFA Names Recipients of its American Image Awards

02/23/2017

The American Apparel & Footwear Association will be presenting its 2017 American Image Awards on April 24 in New York, benefiting the Council of Fashion Designers of America Foundation’s Fashion Manufacturing Initiative.

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Brooks Joins Element

02/23/2017

David Brooks was named global general manager of Irvine, Calif.–headquartered brand Element, a division of Billabong International Ltd.

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Change Is Good for Las Vegas Trade Shows

02/23/2017

Attendees returning to the Las Vegas apparel and textile trade shows found the landscape changed again.

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Apparel Manufacturers, Textile Makers Take on Administration’s Hot-Button Issues

02/23/2017

Julie Hughes, president of the U.S. Fashion Industry Association, and Augustine Tantillo, president and chief executive officer of the National Council of Textile Organizations, discussed their group members’ view on everything from a proposed border tax on goods coming from Mexico to the fate of the Trans-Pacific Partnership at a recent live webcast.

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What’s Checking: Beverly Hills Boutiques Thriving

02/23/2017

Peppered around the corporate juggernauts on Rodeo Drive and department stores lining Wilshire, the boutiques of Beverly Hills take advantage of their intimate settings to thrive.

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U.S. Economic Engine Expected to Chug Along at a Moderate Pace

02/22/2017

In its latest forecast for 2017-2018 released on Feb. 22, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. predicted that the nation’s gross domestic product—the country’s measurement of economic growth—will inch up by 2.2 percent this year and increase to 2.7 percent in 2018.

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Celine Dion's New Gig

02/21/2017

Singer Celine Dion introduced her self-named Celine Dion Collection accessories line at the Project Womens show on Feb.21.

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Backpack Maker Hex Partners with Streetwear Designer for New Looks

02/20/2017

Southern California technology accessories maker Hex works with streetwear fashion icon Alyasha Owerka-Moore to design a travel duffel bag and travel backpack with a vintage look.

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Ivan Bitton Style House’s Runway Show

02/20/2017

Ivan Bitton Style House keeps a focus on emerging fashion. On Feb. 13, it produced a runway show for International Condom Day.

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Finding Vintage Inspiration in DTLA

02/19/2017

Inspiration 2017 was held at The Reef in downtown LA on Feb. 10 and 11. The two-day show featured American and Japanese companies offering vintage to contemporary fashions and accessories for sale and exhibit.

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Outdoor Retailer to Leave Salt Lake City Over Utah Gov's Stance on Public Land

02/17/2017

The Outdoor Retailer show is saying goodbye to Salt Lake City after exhibiting there for more than 20 years, the major trade show is shopping around for new venues in other cities.

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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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Patagonia to Release Patented Personal Surf Inflation Vest for Big Wave Surfers

02/24/2017

Patagonia will license the patent to surf industry and donate all licensing fees to protect coastal ecosystems.

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DC and Evan Smith Drop Part Two of "Light – Sound – Brain"

02/24/2017

“Sound” depicts the creative inspiration that has influenced Evan.

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Whistler Renews Its Land Leases for 60 Years

02/24/2017

Agreements with the Province of British Columbia and Squamish and Lil'wat nations ensures long-term certainty for Whistler Blackcomb.

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Billabong Struggles in First Half

02/23/2017

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While the Americas showed signs of profit improvement, many other factors weighed on total company results. We have details about how the Billabong, RVCA and Element brand pe...

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More on Cuater's Licensing Deal With TravisMathew

02/23/2017

Why the young belt brand started by Robbie McKnight made the deal with the premium golf brand, and what it means going forward

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The Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding is Next Week at Vail

02/22/2017

The world’s top snowboarders to compete at the 35th annual Burton U.S. Open in Vail.

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Sam Paschel Named CEO of Zero Motorcycles

02/22/2017

Paschel comes to Zero with over 20 years of leadership and business experience in enthusiast consumer and tech businesses.

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SDSI Summit on Feb. 28th: Developing Your Omni-Channel Strategy

02/22/2017

SDSI together with Red Door Interactive and Wells Fargo Capital Finance, is hosting a private event for CEOs and senior leadership on navigating omni-channel marketing. 

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Billabong Sells Tigerlily for A$60 Million

02/22/2017

Tigerlily is the second brand Billabong has sold recently as it moves to simplify its brand portfolio

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SIMA Consumer Study: Amazon Largest Industry Channel, Female Fashionista Big Opportunity

02/22/2017

Several interesting details emerged from a new Consumer Insights Report about the surf-inspired consumer market

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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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JC Penney to close up to 140 stores amid lower sales

02/24/2017

US retail giant JC Penney is to close two distribution facilities and around 130 to 140 stores over the next few months as part of plans to optimise its retail operations and drive profitability as it revealed a fall in fourth-quarter sales.

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Bangladesh government steps in over labour crackdown

02/24/2017

The Bangladesh government has responded to pressure over its crackdown on labour activists after a number of global brands and retailers pulled out of this week's Dhaka Apparel Summit in protest.

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US retailers call for halt to one-day port strike

02/24/2017

US retailers are calling for a halt to a planned one-day shutdown of East Coast and Gulf Coast ports in protest over the loss of longshoring jobs and its effect on the economy.

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Gildan books sales and profit hike in Q4

02/24/2017

Apparel maker Gildan Activewear has booked a rise in both earnings and revenue in its fourth-quarter, thanks to growing sales in its printwear and branded apparel businesses.

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Hudson's Bay reveals Q4 sales slip amid new efficiency initiative

02/24/2017

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) booked lower sales in its fourth-quarter and revealed further details on its operational review, designed to streamline its business.

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Coats moves to FY profit as restructuring pays off

02/24/2017

Industrial thread maker Coats has delivered what it says was a strong performance last year as it moved to a profit thanks to a substantial decline in one-off charges and a restructuring of its craft and textiles business a year earlier.

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Gap books "modest" Q4 gain but FY profit tumbles

02/24/2017

US speciality clothing retailer Gap Inc has posted what one analyst calls a "modest" gain in its fourth-quarter but failed to boost earnings for the full year, booking a double-digit decline for fiscal 2016.

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US Q4 in brief - Foot Locker, Nordstrom, Carter's, Kohl's

01/17/2017

In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Carter's booked a record quarter, VF Corporation revealed a fall in both sales and earnings for the fourth quarter, while Kate Spade says it is exploring its options as it revealed higher sales and earnings. Meanwhile, Walmart booked lower earnings on the back of lower international sales and investment...

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American & Efird develops reflective thread

02/24/2017

Industrial sewing and embroidery thread major American & Efird (A&E) has developed an industrial sewing thread designed and engineered for reflective visibility.

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John Lewis puts over 700 jobs under review

02/24/2017

UK department store retailer John Lewis says it is reviewing more than 700 jobs as part of plans to restructure some of its in-store business.

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Top stories this week on just-style...

02/24/2017

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how the crackdown on Bangladesh labour activists has cost the country's garment industry around US$100m, Adidas and Burberry have been recognised for their sustainability practices, industry executives in Turkey are optimistic that better times lie ahead, and Inditex and H&M boycott the BGMEA's Dhaka Apparel Summit.

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Gerry Weber warns of "difficult" year ahead as profits slump

02/23/2017

US fashion house Gerry Weber has warned of a difficult and challenging year ahead as it revealed lower earnings in its last fiscal weighed down by charges related to its realignment programme.

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Bangladesh calls for duty-free access to US and Brazil

02/21/2017

The Bangladesh apparel industry is calling for duty-free access to the US for its ready made garments manufactured from cotton imported from America.

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Inditex and H&M among those boycotting Dhaka garment summit

02/22/2017

A cohort of leading apparel companies, including Spanish clothing giant Inditex, have withdrawn from the Dhaka Apparel Summit, organised by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).

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Delta Galil Industries Q4 earnings and sales soar

02/23/2017

Israel-based lingerie, underwear and activewear manufacturer Delta Galil Industries saw both sales and earnings increase in its fourth-quarter thanks to the success of a number of growth initiatives.

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UK organic textiles market growing

02/22/2017

The UK's interest in organic textiles is growing, new figures show, as consumer interest in ethically and sustainably sourced materials increases.

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Carter's snaps up lifestyle brand Skip Hop Holdings

02/23/2017

Children's wear company Carter's has acquired global lifestyle brand Skip Hop Holdings in a deal worth around US$140m.

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Researchers call for highly fluorinated chemical regulation

02/23/2017

Researchers from Sweden, Switzerland, and the US are calling for regulation of the entire class of highly fluorinated chemicals, some of which are used to provide water-repellancy and stain-resistancy in apparel, over fears exposure to them can cause harm.

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Billabong to sell Tigerlily for AUD60m

02/23/2017

Australian surfwear company Billabong International has revealed plans to sell its Tigerlily swimwear brand for AUD$60m (US$46.1m).

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Lectra supply chain programme protects data

02/22/2017

Technology specialist Lectra has unveiled a new supply chain programme, designed to control the chain of data between brands, retailers and suppliers, and reduce time to market.

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Karl Lagerfeld Calls Meryl Streep ?Cheap? for Cancelling Chanel Oscars Dress

02/24/2017

Karl Lagerfeld is no stranger to controversy. The Chanel creative director has a long history of throwing shade at the famous people we love most—from Adele to Princess Diana. That said, I don’t think anyone was expecting Lagerfeld to take on Meryl Streep, Hollywood’s celestial mother and most celebrated actress. Lagerfeld told Women’s Wear Daily that Streep backed out […]

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Your Post-Makeout Lipstick Look is Now a Thing

02/24/2017

When going on a date, you usually want to equip yourself with some long-lasting kiss-proof lipstick for your impending makeout sesh. But it looks like smeared lips could be a trend, at least if Preen has anything to do with it. For Preen by Thornton Bregazzi’s fall/winter 2017 fashion show at London Fashion Week, models […]

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Spring 2017 Trend Report: How to Wear the Pantsuit

02/24/2017

I am woman hear me roar! A strong, feminist message was woven into many spring 2017 collections, including Dior, where a white tee featured five powerful words. But despite the rallying cry (or maybe because of it?) the pantsuit is the comeback kid of the season. It’s even dabbling in politics, too, thanks to longtime […]

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Caitlyn Jenner Tells Trump his Transgender Policy is a ?Disaster?

02/24/2017

Remember when Caitlyn Jenner was a proud supporter of Donald Trump? You should; she was one of Trump’s only high-profile fans in Hollywood. Finally, it looks like the transgender activist has realized that working with Trump doesn’t ensure that your voice is heard. The Trump administration has lifted the Obama-era policy that provided federal protection for transgender students, an...

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Career Advice 101: How to Nail a Video Interview

02/24/2017

The good news: You landed a first interview. The bad news: It’s a video interview, and you’re camera shy. Sometimes the interview isn’t even with a real person, and instead you record your answers to a series of pop-up questions. Skype and video interviews, on the other hand, usually last about 15 to 30 minutes. […]

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Would You Carry the Trash Can Bag from Moschino?s Fall 2017 Capsule Collection?

02/24/2017

When I arrived at the Moschino show in Milan last season, there was a split second when I thought I might not make it out alive. Swallowed by the crush of the crowd outside the venue, I figured I’d at least die doing something I loved. Needless to say, I made it through the doors […]

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Christian Louboutin Beauté?s New Mascara Will Cost You a Whopping $70

02/24/2017

When it comes to Christian Louboutin Beauté, the prices can leave you weeping into your wallet. The nail polish will set you back $58, while the lipsticks can cost as much as $120. So no one should bat an eyelash over the price tags of the luxury beauty brand’s latest offerings—eye makeup—with a liquid eyeliner going […]

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The 10 Best Oscar Dresses Of All Time

02/24/2017

Hollywood is rolling out its grandest red carpet for the 89th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26th. The pre-parties are in full swing and the nominees are getting primped to the max. With just a few days to go until the biggest names in show biz (Ryan Gosling! Emma Stone!) arrive at the Dolby […]

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Why Skincare Founder Ole Henriksen Is the Happiest Guy in Beauty

02/24/2017

“Hej! Hej! Hej!” Ole Henriksen is making his way through the lobby of Copenhagen’s Hotel d’Angleterre but not without getting recognized. He shoots back cheery, enthusiastic hellos in rapid succession. The lithe 65-year-old skincare-brand founder is kind of a big deal in his native Denmark, so it’s customary for him to get stopped and asked […]

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The Most Unique Celebrity Baby Names

02/24/2017

First there were Apple and Moses Martin and then came Saint and North West. Whether you think they’re weird or wonderful, everyone agrees that the celebrity tradition of “out there” baby names is pretty funny. And it turns out we *normal people* aren’t the only ones in on the long-standing joke. Earlier this week, Sisterhood of the Travelling […]

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This Nail Polish Trend is the Best Way to Make Your Mani Last Longer

02/24/2017

Is there anything worse than spending an hour getting a manicure, not to mention spending your hard-earned cash on that manicure, only to have it start growing out in a few days? And sporting a mani that starts a centimetre or two above your cuticles is just not acceptable. The solution: negative space! We’ve raved […]

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7 Street Style Snaps That Will Make You Want a Pair of Stirrup Pants

02/24/2017

The stirrup pant is back and ready to take over closets everywhere. Since its equestrian beginnings in the 19th century, the stirrup pant has survived many reinventions including Olympic ski-wear in the ’60s, workout-wear in the ’80s and athleisure in the ’90s. Now the trend is back and paired with showstopping stilettos (Rihanna-style) thanks to […]

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9 Other Artists We Think Should Replace Beyoncé at Coachella

02/24/2017

ICYMI: Beyoncé has officially pulled out of this year’s Coachella. As the world knows, Queen Bey is very much pregnant with twins. According to a statement released by Bey’s Parkwood Entertainment and festival producer Goldenvoice via The Associated Press, as per her doctor’s orders, she has to take it easy for the next few months […]

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The Best Looks from Prada?s Fall 2017 Runway Show

02/23/2017

Moody music (think organs and spooky deep voices), an abstract, difficult to decipher set (were those all mini bedrooms?) and a mish mash of mixed clothing messages paraded down the runway today at Prada. It was Miuccia at her best. In line with the feeling of individuality and anything goes that’s permeating fashion right now, […]

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Kim Kardashian Rocks the Hottest New Bag Trend for Spring

02/23/2017

When it comes to handbags, Kim Kardashian has quite a collection! From her oversized metallic Louis Vuitton tote (she and ex-BFF Paris Hilton had a twinning moment in 2006) to her bizarre one-of-a-kind hand-painted Hermès Birkin (a Christmas gift from hubby Kanye who commissioned contemporary artist George Condo for the project), the 36-year-old reality star/entrepreneur […]

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Lush is Taking a ?Yuge? Stance Against Donald Trump

02/23/2017

Lush may be known for their fun bath bombs and magical body bars, but they’re also renowned for being a very inclusive, diverse and accepting beauty brand. The U.K.-based beauty company prides itself on being a “safe space for everyone—regardless of immigration status, gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religion or political affiliation” — something that is […]

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Forget the 5-year Plan: How to Survive the New Work-Life Reality

02/23/2017

There’s a Barbie commercial making the rounds on social media that starts with a little girl giving a lecture to a university class about the brain. Her students are at first surprised and then charmed by their precocious prof. The commercial goes on to show young girls taking on all manner of real-world careers, from […]

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The 6 Strangest Gifts in this Year?s Oscars Loot Bags

02/23/2017

La La Land might be taking home all the golden trophies, but rest assured that this year’s Oscars losers won’t be walking away empty handed. The infamous Oscars gift bag is back—and this year it’s bigger than ever. The “everyone wins” goodie bag—which has no real association to the awards show and is put together by marketing company Distinctive Assets—honours all 25 [...

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12 of the Most Embarrassing Celebrity Falls Onstage

02/23/2017

The best thing about a live performance is that anything can happen. For example: you could be exposed for lip-synching, have Justin Timberlake “accidentally” rip off your top, or just not sing at all. We may view our fave celebrities as flawless creatures, but even the most famous of performers take tumbles on (or off!) the […]

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This Makeup Brand Bullied Customers on Instagram (And They?re Not Even Sorry)

02/23/2017

Ever wondered how not to treat your customers on social media? Well, Z Palette is here to demonstrate. The makeup brand, which is known for its compacts that magnetically hold pans of blush, eyeshadow, concealer and more, is currently under fire for “bullying” their customers on Instagram after shoppers suggested the Z Potter (a machine to help you remove makeup […]

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37 Questions with Reebok Ambassador Gigi Hadid

02/23/2017

Whether Gigi Hadid is gracing magazine covers, walking the biggest shows or landing more campaigns than we can count on two hands, the top model always makes sure her fans know that she’s still that same grounded girl from Los Angeles. Sure, Hadid has the life a million girls would kill for (and is #goals […]

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Spring 2017 Trend Report: How to Wear Stripes

02/23/2017

Stripes and the red carpet might seem like an unlikely duo, but this Awards season has seen a handful of colourful lust-worthy lines. From Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery to Black-ish’s Yara Shahadi, rainbow-striped gowns add a fresh spin to the usual Hollywood eveningwear fare. This spring, stripes are everywhere—from classic Bretons to Nouveau Technicolour, this […]

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M.A.C?s New Eyeshadow Palette Will Make Your Inner Basic Bitch Freak Out

02/23/2017

Being a basic bitch may be a bad thing to some, but M.A.C’s about to make being basic cool again. The cosmetics company is coming out with a Basic Bitch palette, and we hate to say it, but we literally can’t even. The eyeshadow palette was first spotted backstage at Milan Fashion Week, with M.A.C’s senior […]

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Step Aside Kylie, Kanye West is Launching His Own Makeup Line

02/23/2017

Rapper, fashion designer and self-proclaimed god, Kanye West, is reportedly launching a beauty brand. Because, why not? According to TMZ, the 39-year-old rapper has filed legal documents “declaring his intention to produce DONDA brand makeup, perfumes, lotions and other cosmetics.” Donda, of course, being West’s late mother. Could this be how Kanye is getting back at Kylie Jenner [...

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7 Trends We Spotted At London Fashion Week

02/23/2017

Much has been written about the death of Fashion Week. Digital access means you can see everything, anytime. The difficulty faced by traditional print media means fewer editors can get to the shows, and the whole “See Now, Buy Now,” deal? Well, it can make you wonder who fashion week is meant to reach anymore. […]

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12 Healthy (and Super Easy) Toast Recipes to Try on National Toast Day

02/23/2017

Who would have guessed there would be a whole day dedicated to celebrating toast? (Dr. Atkins, who?) The humblest of all the breakfast foods has come a long way from its butter-soaked days. Popping up on hot restaurant menus and Saturday morning breakfast-in-bed-trays, it just needed a little TLC in the form of avocado, fresh […]

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Kylie Jenner?s Highlighters Are Finally Here (And They?re Good)

02/23/2017

You may remember that back in the summer, Kylie Jenner filed a trademark that got us excited: “Kylighter: Cosmetics; face and body highlighter cosmetics; cosmetic brushes; Make-up kits comprised of highlighter cosmetics and cosmetic brushes.” Now, almost eight months later, they’re finally here! Jenner took to—where else—Snapchat last night to show off her latest drop. […]

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These Models Rescued a Group of Selfie-Taking Teens from a Frozen Pond

02/22/2017

The road to becoming a supermodel is tough: You’re expected to have Barbie-doll looks, a charming personality, and a fiercely devoted social media following. If you’re lucky, the perfect opportunity may fall right in front of you. This, as it turned out, was the case for newly-minted heroes, Ethan Turnbull and Bennett Jonas. The models […]

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10 Looks We?re Obsessed With From the Gucci Fall/Winter 2017 Collection

02/22/2017

Floral, glitter, tweed and pearls… the list of embellishments at Gucci’s Fall/Winter 2017 show could go on forever. With over 100 looks shown this morning in Milan, the Gucci girls and boys on the runway continued to dazzle in Alessandro Michele’s OTT aesthetic. Pearl strung shoes, wrestling belt-looking packs and triple tiered bags top our […]

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Céline Dion Slays in This Epic Couture Look at Her Handbag Collection Preview

02/22/2017

Her heart will go on—literally! Céline Dion attended the Project Women’s Trade Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday February 21, to showcase her soon-to-be-released handbag line. But the real show-stopper was the 48-year-old Grammy-winning singer—and her seriously cool loved-up look. Dressed in a stunning Schiaparelli spring 2017 couture look, featuring a white shorts suit (emphasis […]

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Beth Jones Part 2: Thrift Store Challenge

02/23/2017

Fan Girl Part 2 The Thrift Store Challenge with B. Jones Style Where to start…… I know in part 1 of Fan Girl I gushed about Beth. One of the reasons I was so excited to share about Beth, and her amazing style, has really more to do with who she is. Not long after we…

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How Fashion Lovers Leave a Statement: Backless

02/22/2017

Watch your Back Going Backless: How to Leave a Statement Great style is all about leaving an impression more than simply catching ones attention. Think about it, any one with an outrageous look can catch one’s eye. Leaving a long lasting impression of impeccable style is the real key. Fashion’s hottest street style stars know how…

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Meet Beth Jones Part 1: FAN GIRL

02/21/2017

FAN GIRL Part 1 Beth Jones of B Jones Style I have to tell you first and foremost, that I’ve been a fan of Beth Jones for several years. B. Jones Style is the very first blog I ever followed. I discovered Beth when I was researching local style influencers in Orange County while getting ready…

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Restyle: The Button Up

02/21/2017

How-To Restyle a Wardrobe Essential   The Button Up The button up is a staple piece for any work wardrobe.  Whether you’re in a business formal environment, or it’s a casual day in the office, the button up is versatile by nature.  Recently, this top has made its way out of the office and onto…

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Spring Editorial: All Ruffled Up

02/20/2017

Spring Editorial: Volume One All Ruffled Up Spring is around the corner, it’s time to begin to transition from the coziness of cashmere to the airy vibe of silks and cotton. In between seasons is often when we get to be the most creative with our wardrobe. Mixing and matching seasonal textures together for a fresh point…

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LSF Hot Body Influencers Luncheon at Fig & Olive

02/20/2017

Love Sweat Fitness Launches Hot Body Sweat Guide & Meal Plan   with SoCal’s hottest Influencers at Fig & Olive, Newport Beach Our idea of the perfect date… A beautiful day sipping champagne & sangria, chatting about living a healthy balanced life, all while being surrounded by major babes and the cutest decor ever. Katie…

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Waxing Questions you’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

02/15/2017

The Waxing Questions you’re Too Embarrassed to Ask waxing questions Answered by a Professional Getting waxed is not usually considered fun but it definitely beats being hunched over in the shower with your neck cramping, hoping you didn’t miss a spot. However, as much as you want to ditch the razor for good, maybe you’re…

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Rooftop Escape: Venture into Minimalism

02/14/2017

Style + Simplicity The Art of Minimalism Minimalism and simplicity are statements on their own. Great style doesn’t have to be complicated. I can not say it enough! Truly great style is timeless. It’s time to invest in your wardrobe. Now, I’m not suggesting to go out and spend money you don’t have on items you…

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The Healthy Lifestyle that?s right for YOU

02/13/2017

Living a Balanced, Healthy Lifestyle   with LOVE SWEAT FITNESS It seems like just yesterday we were ringing in the New Year and committing ourselves to those ‘I am going to get Healthy’ New Year’s resolutions. Now, we’re half way into February, and some of us have already fallen off that healthy lifestyle bandwagon… Guilty!…

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Friday Favorites: Valentine?s Day Deals + Steals

02/10/2017

Valentine’s Day Deals + Steals Can you believe Valentine’s day is only day’s away?! We’ve got you hooked up with Valentine’s Day deals and steals from a new outfits to beauty specials. SHOPPING Huxley + Harper ONLINE DEAL: From now to Valentine’s Day 30% off ALL DRESSES with Promo Code BEMINE30 HAUTE SHOP CO.  ONLINE…

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