A former schoolteacher, McLaren's new wife brought the punk movement to fashion by infusing clothes with safety pins, chains and bondage. She is now of course, British fashion icon Vivienne Westwood. In the 1990's, Jean-Paul Gaultier was the bad boy of the designer set with his bleached...

The 99 Shop: Fashion designers! Indie entrepreneurs, get your empire started with a bunch of new opportunities... First up, get your retail on by getting your work in a boutique at Manhattan's trendy Lower East Side. Pop-Up initiative, Republic Spaces is launching the 99 shop. Designers with...

Several fashion designers have shown models beyond the typical "runway model" shape and proportion to reflect the diversity of their customer better. Lars referred to his new season, both ready-to-buy fall 2016 and spring 2017 as "inclusive" sizing. His fans demanded his beautiful work to...

A pop icon, a trendsetter in fashion, design... TheVictoria and Albert Museum in Londonhas a comprehensive exhibit into the David Bowie archive to explore his creative process. He may primarily be known as a musician, but his influence in style reaches far beyond that. In the 1970's and...

The NYC Easter Parade is a tradition for the fashionable to flaunt their style that dates back to the 1870s. The head gear has evolved way beyond an elegant bonnet and has expanded to wearable art, fashion designer masterpieces, protest symbols or an afternoon of family crafts. There's me in...

Ruia Boutique: This is an intimate shop in Soho that sells a mix of luxury European designers like Missoni and local indie designers like Kora Mancini of Korada Boots. The fact that their goodies are 75% is epic. Grab some sweet shoes before Labor Day weekend to welcome the fall...

When is the last time a major fashion designer made clothes specifically to dance? TheStephen Burrows exhibitat the Museum of the City of New York is a retrospective of a designer inspired by nightlife. Stephen Burrows was a pioneering African American fashion designer whose look was defined...

When: Now until Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 11 AM - 7 PM Where: 261West 36th Street, 2nd floor, New York NY 10018 Theory Men's Sample Sale: My male fashionista fans complain that my sales listings don't cater enough to them, so this one is for YOU. Clean, fashion forward label Theory is...

Some of the most coveted fashion designers, Tory Burch, Alice + Olivia and Botkier handbags are having their well-timed sample sales for your elite gift giving (even if it is to yourself). Alice + Olivia: The fun ready to wear line is consistently restocking current season frocks in all...

In Fashion, it's hard to tell what's really real. There is so much hype around everything. So many euphemisms, so many sales gimmicks, and so much "positioning" that to get to what really is going on... that takes some hard looks. This week we have quite a few thought-provoking posts that have...

 

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