Author Archives: LaDawn Penigar-Mitchell

Sexy Photos of Rafael Nadal in Armani Underwear Unveiled

Emporio Armani has released its latest underwear and jeans campaign featuring world champion tennis star Rafael Nadal. The sexy, 25-year-old Spaniard unveiled the hot new photographs from the fall 2011 ad campaign to more than 400 screaming fans last Thursday … Continue reading

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Next Met Exhibit to Feature Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli

The “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” exhibit was a bona-fide hit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art—receiving a record-breaking 661 509 visitors—becoming the most successful and memorable show to date. Now, the Costume Institute’s curators hope to repeat the success of … Continue reading

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Treasure & Bond is Nordstrom’s Funky Boutique in NYC

Nordstrom still hasn’t made an official move into New York City, but the upscale retailer has opened a full-priced store in Manhattan. The store does not have the Nordstrom name nor does it feel the same as a normal department … Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs May Become Dior’s Next Creative Director

The fashion world is abuzz over the possibility that Marc Jacobs might take over as creative director of Dior. According to WWD, the designer was approached about a possible move to Dior, and he has been recently involved in serious … Continue reading

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Giambattista Valli To Create a Collection for Macy’s

Giambattista Valli is venturing into the world of affordable fashion and collaborating on a line for Macy’s. It was confirmed last week that the Italian couturier is working on a collection for the retailer’s Impulse concept, and this will follow … Continue reading

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Old Navy Opens Superfan Nation for Selling Sports Merchandise

Old Navy will sell apparel and accessories from NFL and select collegiate sports teams through Superfan Nation, an in-store shop set to open today. This is the result of a signed deal with the Collegiate Licensing Company and the NFL … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama Schedules National Design Awards During NY Fashion Week

First Lady Michelle Obama certainly appreciates designer labels and embraces good design, but she has created a small scheduling conflict for some of fashion’s elite.  Instead of hosting the annual National Design Awards luncheon in July, which has been custom … Continue reading

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Denim & Supply: Ralph Lauren’s Latest Label

Ralph Lauren has launched a new line of apparel and premium denim called Denim & Supply that is targeted at a younger market than the typical customer. His newest label was reportedly born out of the warehouse and artistic communities … Continue reading

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National Geographic to Produce Explorer-Inspired Clothing Line

National Geographic is expanding its empire to include clothing. The company, which already has everything from its iconic magazine to multiple television channels and guidebooks, announced earlier this week that it is partnering with apparel manufacturer Greater Clothing Co. to … Continue reading

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Saks Fashion Fix: The Latest Addition to Flash Sale Sites

Saks Fifth Avenue jumped into the flash sale game with the launch of SaksFashionFix.com, an online 24-hour sale site that debuted August 9. Flash sale sites have become a shopping phenomenon so it’s no surprise that a full-priced luxury department … Continue reading

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