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IN REMEMBRANCE: 5 OF AZZEDINE ALAÏA’S BEST MOMENTS

Iconic fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa passed away last Saturday, November 18th in Paris. His decades-long career was built upon an uncompromising dedication to the female form and the belief that fashion can function as an element of women's empowerment. Unlike many of today's designers who double as celebrities, Alaïa was a relatively private figure. He…

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PARIS FASHION WEEK SPRING 2018 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

Last in the month-long line of fashion weeks is Paris, arguably the most artistic out of New York, London, and Milan. The city's in-your-face collections will no doubt dominate fashion editorials in the coming months (see: Balenciaga's platform Crocs and Chanel's PVC thigh high boots), but the Paris runways also showed some surprisingly wearable yet…

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LOUIS VUITTON ANNOUNCES NEW JEFF KOONS MASTERS COLLECTION

Louis Vuitton gets top marks when it comes to playing well with others. From Stephen Sprouse to Yayoi Kusama, a diverse range of artists have collaborated with the French design house over the years to revamp their classic silk scarves and logo'ed leather goods. Back in April, the brand released the latest in its long…

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THE RISING RUNWAY STARS OF SPRING 2018

The spring 2018 runways were more diverse than ever. After surveying 94 different NYFW shows and 2,061 models who appeared in these shows, The Fashion Spot found that 36.9% of the cat-walkers were of color, an increase from Fall 2017's 31.5%. 90 "plus size" models walked, along with 31 transgender or non-binary models. We've rounded…

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THE BIGGEST FASHION TRENDS FOR SPRING 2018

With Fashion Week spring 2018 officially over, we've taken stock of the upcoming season's myriad offerings and compiled a list of the trends that dominated the runway. TAKE FLIGHT Feather fringe injected a healthy dose of fantasy into next season's collections. From Margiela's avant-garde flappers to Saint Laurent's ostrich mini dresses, get ready to take…

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ONES TO WATCH: UP-AND-COMING DESIGNERS REDEFINING GENDER, SEXUALITY AND BEAUTY

Since the election of a blundering reality TV host as President of the United States (can we please speed up these next three and a half years?), movements around the world have united to protest an administration seeking to oppress minorities of all kind including immigrants, transgender individuals, and women. From Dior’s viral “We Should…

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THE TOP SIX COLLECTIONS OF FALL/WINTER 2017 HAUTE COUTURE

July 2nd to July 5th marked the unveil of Fall/Winter 2017 Haute Couture in Paris. Designers showcased exquisite pieces for the upcoming season. The biggest names in fashion, such as Chanel and Christian Dior, brought their masterpieces from sketches to the runway in dazzling shows. As a wrap-up, here are the top six collections to…

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THE TOP TEN SHOWS OF PARIS FASHION WEEK FW17

From February 27th through March 7th, fashion’s elite flocked to the city of lights to see the biggest names roll out their FW’17 collections at Paris Fashion Week. At recent fashion weeks in New York, London and Milan, designers put politics on the runway but in France, the main focus was on fashion, fashion, and…

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THE TOP 5 COUTURE COLLECTIONS OF SPRING ’17

Is it sacrilegious to say that haute couture is getting….modern? From January 22 - 26 famed fashion houses presented their Spring 2017 high fashion collections. Perhaps its due to the state of world affairs or the waning interest in ball gowns. Either way, designers got their heads out of confectionary clouds and brought things a little…

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THE TOP 7 COLLECTIONS OF PARIS FASHION WEEK SS17

Paris Fashion Week SS’17 may go down in history as the time that Kim Kardashian was robbed in her hotel room in between shows but despite that frightening incident it’s important to remember the reason that the reality superstar was in the City of Lights in the first place - beautiful clothes, beautiful clothes, and…

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RIHANNA BRINGS VERSAILLES VIBES TO FENTY X PUMA SS17

Rihanna consistently tops the charts and now she can add “conquering Paris Fashion Week” to her list of accomplishments. On September 29th, the Badgal made waves with her latest Fenty x Puma collection which deftly combined her signature street swagger with a Versailles vibes.   Tune in soon: @badgalriri presents the #FENTYXPUMA collection live from…

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PARIS FASHION WEEK SS17 – GET THE SCHEDULE!

Paris Fashion Week is coming up soon! From September 27 - October 5, more than 100 designers will present their Spring/Summer 2017 collections in the city of lights. Saint Laurent, Maison Margiela, Balmain, Rick Owens, Valentino, John Galliano, Givenchy, Miu Miu, and Kenzo will be among the labels showing their latest looks on the runway. Get…

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SONIA RYKIEL: THE LIBERATOR OF WOMEN’S FASHION

1968: the year of revolution in Paris! Beginning with student strikes and ending with a fearful Charles De Gaulle fleeing the country, the events of May 1968 brought France to a standstill. It was the Swinging Sixties, and French society was desperate for a change. It was amongst this atmosphere of rebellion that Sonia Rykiel…

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WILLOW SMITH IS ALL GROWN UP IN CHANEL’S NEW EYEWEAR CAMPAIGN

Willow Smith is the newest fresh-faced star of Chanel. After being named a brand ambassador at the house’s AW16 show, she is now the face of the latest eyewear campaign, shot by Karl Lagerfeld. In the past couple of years, the youngest Smith has captured the eyes and ears of pop culture with her unique…

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THE TOP 7 SHOWS OF PARIS HAUTE COUTURE FALL/WINTER 2016

When Americans were gearing up for the 4th of July, fashion’s elite were packing for a different kind of fireworks - the show-stopping clothing of Paris Haute Couture week. From July 3rd to 7th, thanks to designers like Givenchy, Chanel, and Valentino, Paris was cloaked in a flurry of ruffles and an avalanche of embellishments.…

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TOP 6 SHOWS OF PARIS MEN’S FASHION WEEK S/S ’17

Paris Men's Fashion Week ended in a sea of colors, embellishments, and concepts. From June 22nd-26th, the city of lights got a little brighter thanks to designers like Dior, Balmain, and Thom Browne. Unlike Milan Fashion Week: Men's where collections centered around a few key concepts, the themes on the Paris Men's runways were wide-ranging. From…

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PARIS HAUTE COUTURE FALL/WINTER 2016 – HIGHLIGHTS + SCHEDULE

Next week, the streets of Paris will radiate luxury and be home to supermodels, fashion editors, and bloggers for Paris Haute Couture Week, which will showcase the Fall Winter 16/17 collections. One of the most elegant weeks of the year will include shows from fashion geniuses Christian Dior, Chanel, Valentino, Giambattista Valli, Alexandre Vauthier, and more. See who stuns the world…

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SELENA GOMEZ IS THE NEW THE FACE OF LOUIS VUITTON SERIES 5

Actress and pop singer Selena Gomez can officially add major fashion house campaign star to her repertoire, as she has become the new face of Louis Vuitton, following in the footsteps of Jaden Smith and Alicia Vikander. Gomez announced the exciting news on her Instagram with a photo from the campaign. Happy to finally share my first @louisvuitton…

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