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THE CFDA ANNOUNCES A DESIGNER OPEN-CALL FOR SEPTEMBER 2019 FASHION WEEK

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced a designer open call for upcoming New York Fashion Week - taking place from September 6 -  11, 2019, in New York City. The CFDA owns and organizes the Fashion Calendar and official New York Fashion Week schedule. Since the CFDA acquired the Fashion Calendar in…

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VALENTINO’S CREATIVE DIRECTOR TO JOIN FASHION CONVERSATION AT THE MET

The Atelier with Alina Cho: Pierpaolo Piccioli May 21, 2019 6:30 PM The Met Museum NYC Valentino's Creative Director, Pierpaolo Piccioli will join journalist Alina Cho at The Met on May 21st for a conversation about fashion and its narrative power, his humanistic approach to creativity, and his influence that reaches beyond the fashion industry.…

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MET GALA 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: SEE OUR FAVORITE CAMP MOMENTS

The Met Gala serves two purposes: one, it raises funds for the Costume Institute. Two, celebrities and socialites get the chance to dress up in the most dramatic gala-wear according to each year's theme. The Met Gala 2019's theme was "Camp" - an abstract concept that several celebs failed to actualize. While there were looks…

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MODEL HALIMA ADEN MAKES HISTORY ON SPORTS ILLUSTRATED COVER

On the newest cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, model Halima Aden wears a burkini and a hijab. Making her the first Muslim-American model to front their pages, the issue is appropriately titled "Shattering Perceptions." “I keep thinking [back] to six-year-old me who, in this same country, was in a refugee camp,” Halima said during…

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40 YEARS OF PIERRE CARDIN AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion On view: July 20, 2019, to January 5, 2020 The Brooklyn Museum NYC Opening on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, "Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion" focuses on the seven-decade career of pioneer of Space Age fashion and futuristic design, tracing the legendary career of one of the fashion world's most…

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RODARTE x UNIVERSAL STANDARD COLLABORATE ON A SIZE-INCLUSIVE, AFFORDABLE NEW LINE

“It shouldn’t be a far-fetched possibility for women of all sizes to have access to contemporary, ready-to-wear fashion, and experience supreme quality and design when buying clothing,” Alexandra Waldman, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Universal Standard Rodarte and Universal standard just made high-end fashion history with their new collaboration, which carries sizes XXS to…

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TOM FORD IS CFDA’S NEWEST CHAIRMAN + LIST OF 2019 CFDA FASHION NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

“Having lived and worked in each of the global fashion capitals of the world, I look forward to working with the Board of Directors to further the voice of American Fashion and its designers.” - Tom Ford The award-winning fashion designer, film director, screenwriter, and film producer Tom Ford will succeed current Chairwoman Diane von…

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NYFW FALL 2019: TREND ALERT

EXPOSED MIDRIFFS FOR WINTER A bare ribcage in the winter? Yes, please! Exposed midriffs are a thing of summer, but with some rule bending and layer balancing they transitioned onto the NYFW Fall 2019 collections. Dion Lee did a modest frock with a spin: a cutout at the midriff for a touch of sensuality. Brandon…

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NYFW FALL 2019: HIGHLIGHTS

TOM FORD For fall 2019, Tom Ford made a collection of separates that can be reworked around every look - satin pants, sheer flouncy frocks, and velvety bombers. A bit of an understatement, that was exactly what Ford was going for.  “I feel frustrated and agitated and exhausted. And I don’t want to wear anything particularly…

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NYFW FALL 2019: ONES TO WATCH

COLLINA STRADA Collina Strada's collections and show productions usually have a bigger meaning and sentiment behind the clothes. For fall 2019, it was her concern for the irreversible damage we've caused our planet. With this collection, Strada vowed to recycle fabrics and sourced her materials locally. Key pieces were tye-dyed and bedazzled, and hair was…

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WINDOWSWEAR AWARDS LIST OF WINNERS: DVF, LOUIS VUITTON AND MORE

The Windowswear awards announced its winners on January 30th, 2019 at Marquee NYC with more than 500 guests in attendance. Design Houses like Dolce & Gabanna and mass retailers such as H&M are nominated for different categories, including "best packaging", "best collaboration" and "best use of color", among others. Windowswear determines the winners based on…

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK FALL/WINTER 2019 COLLECTIONS – GET THE SCHEDULE

New York Fashion Week 2019 February 6 – 13, 2019 Spring Studios/ Industria NYFW: The Shows has just released their preliminary schedule for the forthcoming Fall/Winter 2019 women's runway collections. Taking place February 6 – 13, 2019, it will be held at Spring Studios with additional shows at Industria. Check out the schedule and list of designers…

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PRADA IS THE LATEST BRAND ACCUSED OF RACISM

In the age of internet overload, there's only too much brands, companies, and personas can put out there (whether its images or opinions) without being attacked on every social media platform available, publicly bashed, or even accused of racism and/or homophobia. In the wake of Dolce and Gabbana's latest social-media racist rant, it seems that fashion…

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TIME FOR AN OVERHAUL? WHY THE VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW IS ANTIQUATED

On November 8, Adriana Lima said goodbye to her Angel Wings with a tear-infused runway finale. The Victoria's Secret fashion show, which has little to no fashion, celebrates old fashion beauty standards and women in ridiculously tiny garb, geared entirely for the male gaze. Although the show, which is being billed as a "holiday special"…

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THE MET GALA ANNOUNCES ITS THEME FOR 2019: “CAMP”

Camp: Notes on Fashion The Met Fifth Avenue MAY 9–SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 “To start very generally: Camp is a certain mode of aestheticism. It is one way of seeing the world as an aesthetic phenomenon. That way, the way of Camp, is not in terms of beauty, but in terms of the degree of artifice,…

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SAY NO TO FASHION WEEK FOMO WITH THIS HAIR + MAKE UP CATCH UP!

MARBLE FOR YOUR INNER ARTIST If you're already suffering FOMO (fear of missing out) from the latest trends at NYFW, don't worry. Here's your medicine with a bit of romance, punk, and a splash of water. This punk look begins with thin streaks of watercolor laid over MAC's "lipglass". Eckhaus Latta´s spring 2019 show marbleized every lip…

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NYFW SPRING 2019: TREND ALERT

CROCHET BUFFET From left to right: Oscar de la Renta, Rodarte, Michael Kors, Anna Sui. First practiced by the peasants in Scotland and then perfected in England, crochet made it all the way to the New York runway shows. Fresh and lightweight for summer, the artisan craft which was extremely popular in the 1970s came…

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NYFW SPRING 2019 RUNWAY: ONES TO WATCH

PRISCAVera Lending itself to the trend that's emerged in most Spring 2019 shows, Priscavera's fabric choices were opalescent: glossy satins, pastel metallics, and lustrous lames. Prisca is the designer's name, and aside from designing, she's walked runways as well. Her color choice for this collection was playful and child-like while the silhouette dainty and sensuous…

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