taking a fashion risk.

i always love seeing how runway fashion (real runway pieces, not the looks that are redone for retailers in a more sedate way) is interpreted for real life. some of the more extravagant looks are only fit for the oscars or a gala, or when people try to wear them off the runway, the results are disatrous. when i first…
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surf’s up.

one of my favorite collections from spring was proenza schouler’s take on the skate and surf culture. jack mccollough and lazaro hernandez managed to mix tailoring with tie dye and scuba elements to make clothes that real women want to wear. but in addition to the real women (including yours truly) that love the ps aesthetic, there are also the…
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more met fabulosity.

i waded through shots of roadkill to find more gems from the costume institute gala last night. first up, a bevy of supers killing it! amber (vintage james galanos), shalom, stella (vintage helmut lang), natalia (vintage fortuny), and nadja (lanvin) look amazing as usual, each in her own muse-worthy style. angela lindvall took a page from shalom’s book in f/w…
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bizarro world.

tonight is the costume institute gala at the met, in honor of their “model as muse” exhibit. after seeing preview images from the gala, reading through may’s vogue (with their models of the moment cover) and fashionweekdaily’s runthrough of what everyone is wearing, i couldn’t have been more excited. tonight should be a fashion lover’s dream…instead it’s more like a…
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they all adore couture.

at last night’s oscar ceremony, there was one trend that seemed to be more interesting than any of the others, and that was the reemergence of couture. just about every major presenter and nominee was wearing a one-of-a-kind piece, and in the age of “recession” and “downsizing,” it was nice to see the stars going doing all out glamour. here…
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