Paris Fashion Week. Fairy Tales and Mad Love from Guy Laroche. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Guy Laroche’s story began with what looked like an homage to the goth fantasy of the Goblin King, but ended in a working-girl turned Cinderella fairy tale with his wearable wonders. While he clearly reveled in fantastic visions of the winged-sleeves, longhaired little capes, black lace and oversized gold sequins, he didn’t overlook the necessity …

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New York Fall Fashion Week '07 Awards. And the Winner Is…Second City Style Fashion Blog

Just like your highschool senior yearbook poll, the Westminster Dog Show or the Oscars, Second City Style is doling out New York Fashion Week Fall ’07 awards in various categories. We did not open this to a vote, because well…it’s our list. The winner’s photo is posted below the category. Most Wearable: Tracy Reese & …

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Fashion Week Fall 2007. Jayson Brunsdon: Elegance and Cinematic Drama. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Summary: Jayson Brunsdon is an Australian designer who started his own label in 2003 after nearly 20 years in the industry. His look is "understated glamour" with a bit of cinematic drama thrown in.  This collection was inspired by Tamara de Lempicka’s elegant cubist portraits. This resulted in more form fitting body conscious evening wear …

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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 …

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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 …

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