This past Saturday at the infamous Starck Club (now Zouk), Texas' Next Top Designer presented candidates for its 2011 award. Contenders for Next Top Designer include: Ann Hoang Anslee Connell Ashley Burghardt Blanquita Sullivan and Tara Pettinato Carissa Brown
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Pre-Fall 2011: Stella McCartney and Matthew Williamson It is Pre-Fall season and getting into the Pre-Autumn spirit are two of our favourite designers Stella McCartney and Matthew Williamson. Instead of her usual garden setting, McCartney (above, left) chose to bring her collection indoors...

We heart this pac a parka which slips into a bag when it's not needed. Get it now from Topshop We don't envy those Wimbledon Tennis spectators or those who are queueing up to get tickets for the game today. However, with predictions that the weather looks set to improve we thought it only...

that the highstreet rails will be full of blooming floral numbers adorning skirts, shorts and playsuits, and this season is no different with a huge range of fab floral designs to choose from. Go for a pair of tropical shorts to give a nod to the laid back beach look. A floral dress is...

How better to compliment that Outlier Riding Kit, from yesterday, than with this Brooks Barbican Shoulder Bag . I have this one here in the office. It feels as secure and rugged as it looks. This may will clearly outlive a lifetime as their saddles have. Comes in a slipbag for pre-riding...

I normally have a problem using the same shower gel day in and day out, but I keep finding myself reaching for this one! $12.50 at bathandbodyworks.com What are your summer beauty must haves? Let me know in the comments!

And these tent vets have thought of it all. From a New York Mag fashion editor whose fuzzy mittens fight against West Side Highway winds to a New York Times man about town who swears by a certain caffeinated pick-me-up, this list of insiders dish on goodies that will definitely come in handy...

One thing I have learned is a well packed travel bag is a must. Here are a few of my favorite jane iredale products that have been in my bag this summer. I was only introduced to powder sunscreens a few years ago but they are now a must have. If you are active in the summer or spend a lot...

Carrying this Diane Von FurstenbergBelle Stud Satin Shoulder Bag must feel like toting a small piece of the starry night sky with you wherever you go. It looks a little like a clutch the ways it's pictured here but that hefty shoulder strap is there for a reason as it actually measures a...

TSA-ready zip lock bag–the true definition of a jetsetter. Our graphic design intern Jenna wowed the crowd with her stash of hair ties – genius! More than one of us had printed band-aids on hand (thank you, Cynthia Rowley!), while we pretty much all carried some form of lip balm, oil-absorbing...

 

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