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Legs As a Statement Accessory, at Any Age

  The mother of the miniskirt, Mary Quant, lives on the in the hearts of designers for this upcoming season, as does her rebellious nature. Just when I thought the near indecent exposure of the ‘60s couldn’t get any more … Continue reading

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Spring’s Three Golden Ratios

  Last week, I attended some great lectures on design and architecture at the India Design Forum. A few people asked me, “As a fashion student, why are you attending these lectures and how are they helping you?” While trying … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s New It Girl

  When Kristen Stewart hobbled onto the Oscar’s red carpet Sunday afternoon, the nation was struck with a surprising surge of indifference. Who even cares anymore? Twilight has come and gone, her scandalous affair has now officially broken up a … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at Balmain’s New Lower Priced Line: Pierre Balmain

Prada did it effortlessly with Miu Miu, and so did Marc Jacobs with his successful Marc by Marc Jacobs line. Now Balmain, the fashion house heavily praised for its ability to combine retro glamour with contemporary fashion, is preparing to … Continue reading

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Balmain to Launch a More Affordable Line

Balmain, the French fashion house known for its ridiculously expensive clothing, will launch a secondary ready-to-wear clothing line this fall.  The house recently saw the departure of their head designer, Christophe Decarnin, who was replaced by Olivier Rousteing last month. … Continue reading

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Who Will Replace Decarnin?

It’s always sad to see a head designer leave his post, but the guessing game of who will step in to take the role is always fun! Weeks after Galliano being fired from Dior it was announced that Christophe Decarnin … Continue reading

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Sequins and Stripes at Balmain

Rock and roll is here to stay- that is if Christophe Decarnin has his way. The funny thing was, he didn’t even show up to his fall 2011 show, but that’s another story and we’re just talking about the clothes … Continue reading

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Kanye Gets Denied During Fashion Week

It seems as if the fashion industry is unfazed by Kanye West’s antics. The rapper was denied from a few shows after showing up uninvited. During Paris Fashion Week many designers reserve their front row and most of their seats … Continue reading

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Meet Belarusian Beauty Maryna Linchuk

Known for her sharp cheekbones and striking blue eyes, Maryna Linchuk has been in top demand by designers and photographers since appearing on the modeling scene in 2006.  Born on September 4, 1987, Linchuk was discovered in her hometown of … Continue reading

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