* After the photos, feel like you were there, courtesy of an account by Cathy Horyn. Her recap reads like a modern Jane Austen novel, complete with an appearance by Colin Firth. * And Nowness talks to key players in the making of the iconic bird's nest headdress from the Alexander...

* Street style star and New York newcomer Giovanna Battaglia talks about her love of oxfords, her first designer piece, and the difference between Manhattanites and the Milanese. * And they're off! See the contenders for the most unique hat at the Kentucky Derby. * Speaking of hats,...

* Congrats are in order for Rebecca Minkoff, who is three months pregnant with her first child. * Kaelen Farncombe, the creative mind behind Kaelen clothing, found inspiration for her fall collection in an unusual place: a tornado-chasing trip in the Great Plains. * Brighten your...

* The Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Costume Institute won't be on display until May, but in the meantime, admire these stunning images from the just-released catalogue. * From the somewhat scandalous origins of the wrap dress to seeing her designs on the likes of Michelle Obama and...

Eat Sleep Denim covers the best of the bunch from Paige Denim, James Jeans, 7 For All Mankind, and more. * What does a man repelling closet look like? The Coveteur takes a tour of Leandra Medine's wardrobe. * Oprah's pulling out the big guns for her final season. The queen of talk...

* The New York Times profiles Chloë Sevigny, shining light on things we knew (the coolness of her collaboration with Opening Ceremony) and things we didn't (her wish to be on Law & Order). * With a guest list featuring the crowned heads of Europe and fashion industry royalty, Charlene...

Alice + Olivia shoes have arrived at Shopbop. * Anna Wintour, business woman. The WSJtakes a look at fashion's most powerful influencer. * Staying on the Wintour theme, the editrix was spotted wearing J Brand boot-cut jeans at the Sony Ericsson open. Could this mean it's time to put...

* Who What Wear had their own group of favorite concert goers, including Shopbop's own Kate Ciepluch. (Stay tuned later today for Kate's take on Coachella.) * American VogueCreative Director Grace Coddington turned 70, and fashion's chicest turned out to help her celebrate. *...

* A peek inside the colorful casa of Shopbop newcomer Jonathan Adler. * The startling pre-designer lives of DVF, Vera Wang, and other couture icons. * Good news for the man in your life: slouchy-sexy favorite Alexander Wang is branching into menswear.

* The CFDA awards are on Monday, and images of nominees Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Prabal Gurung, et al. taken for the event's official program are out. Très sophistiqué indeed. * Inside the mind of Giles & Brother jewelry designer Philip Crangi. He talked with Stylecaster about winning a...

 

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