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Fashion Week Fall '07. Semi-Famous People and Odd Trends Under the Tents. Second City Style Fashion Blog

An odd thing happens in NYC under the tents…the paparazzi literally tear across the floor to snap pictures and stick microphones in a famous person’s face. You don’t even bat an eye after the first day. Mainly because you are focused on getting to your next show or if you are like me (and apparently …

Fashion Week 2007. Jill Stuart: Mod with a Mood. Second City Style Fashion Blog

I love Jill Stuart. Period. Complete with a french remix of The Who’s "My Generation," her cheeky and ambitious fall collection reminds me of Blow-Up’s cinematic ode to Mod. But for those whose fascination isn’t voyeuristic, fashion photographer, model murder-mysteries from the 60’s (with a complimentary Redgrave, of course), think of it as a dark …

Industry. Jimmy Choo Sold to Towerbrook Capital. Second City Style Fashion Blog

If you had a little under $400 million lying around a few days ago you could’ve had a pair of Choos for every day of the week. According to WWD’s Samantha Conti, TowerBrook Capital Partners LP has just purchased the luxury good brand from Lion Capital, who bought a major stake in the company only …

Fashion Week 2007. Tracy Reese Went For Baroque and Won. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Summary: Tracy Reese has grown up. In fact, it looks like she has positioned herself to grow her brand into the likes of former classmate, Marc Jacobs. From legwear with Hue, to nail polish with Sally Hansen, the name Tracy Reese is beginning to show up everywhere. Judging by her Fall ’07 runway, one can …

Fashion Week 2007. Twinkle by Wenlan, Layers, Chunky Knits and Silk Light Up the Runway. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Summary: Wenlan Chia sees the ‘Twinkle Girl’ jumping ship and heading for a life that is less predictable. That translated into chunky knit sweaters over a little showing of fine silk prints underneath. Slightly disheveled yet romantic, the ensembles were more fitting for a girl than a woman. However, there were some pieces like the …