898 posts categorized "Fashion"

A Welcome Voice Among The Mindless Chatter.

Feb 25 2015


For all the snarky commentary that pollutes the Internet of fashion, we remain starved for genuine fashion critique by informed sources.

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#AskHerMore? #BuyYourOwnDress!

Feb 24 2015

Reese Witherspoon:#AskHerMore campaign

“We are more than just our dresses."

So, Patricia Arquette was not the only Hollywood A-lister to take a political stance at the 2015 Oscars.

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A Wardrobe Worth A Thousand Words.

Feb 18 2015

Madmen Final Season

The cult television show Mad Men is gearing up for the release of part two of its final season and so we're starting to see images trickling out across the Web of its cast in full on late 60's/early 70's garb.

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Selfridges To Offer Gender-Neutral Shopping Experience.

Jan 29 2015


First, they took on ageism with their Bright Old Things initiative. And now, gender too.

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'23 Stories by Conde Nast' & Other Fairy Tales.

Jan 28 2015


I don't believe print is dead although sometimes, it seems to me that the people who work in the industry are doing their best to kill it.

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"Well, Isn't It Time?" Asks Rick Owens.

Jan 27 2015


Full disclosure: I love designer Rick Owens. I've worn his wonderfully versatile pieces since the mid 2000's and continue to do so to this day. In fact, the pieces I purchased in 2006 remain as relevant today as the day I bought them. But that's not the only reason I love him.

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Time To Go Glenda?

Jan 20 2015


Terry Richardson, the man The Guardian dubbed "fashion's shameful secret" is back at work and we have Glenda Bailey, editor-in-chief of US Harper's Bazaar (Hearst) to thank.

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I Salute You Rosamund Pike.

Jan 13 2015

Rosamund Pike golden globes-2015_9

I'm not much into the whole celebrity red carpet thing. I find it generally insipid and a waste of time. The above image of British actress Rosamund Pike however grabbed my attention.

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Can We Really Call This Progress?

Jan 06 2015


As you may have heard, British model Jourdan Dunn graces the cover of the February 2015 issue of British Vogue. I'm sad to say that even in 2015, this tidbit of information is actually still newsworthy.

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Is That Really You Ines?

Dec 15 2014

Ines de la Fressange:Vogue Paris:December 2014

You may have noticed that the December issue of Vogue Paris features the lovely Ines de la Fressange on the cover.

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