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The Must Be An Angel. Angel Sanchez Prepping for Return to NY Fashion Week

Just in time for NY Fashion Week, WWD reminds us that Venezualan designer Angel Sanchez will be making a grand entrance, again. They report that his comeback is “Showing in Bryant Park is only the beginning of Sanchez’s expansion plans this year. The $5 million company expects to grow its business 30 percent this year, propelled by the launch of…

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Beauty & the Beast. Patterns, Textures and Stylish Skins

Mock croc and linen wedges, £169, Mascaro (020-7935 1795 Square wooden bangle, £45, dark wooden bangle, £60, and wood and gold bangle, £45, all Pebble (020-7262 1775) Leopard-print ponyskin bag, £445, J&M Davidson, (020-7313 9532) Print linen skirt, £387, Alberta Ferretti (020-7235 2347) Safari fashion on the catwalk The London Times reports that spring’s going to spring on you fast……

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Trends. Bypass the Patent: Texture & Shine Make It the Summer of the Snake

Gucci Hysteria Python Bag, $3990 @ Saks.com Mulberry Mabel Snakeskin Bag, $1795 @ Net-a-porter Zagliani Python bag, $3250 @ Intermix Zagliani Python bag (small) $2865 @ Intermix Bottega Veneta Python Frame Bag, $2400 @ Saks.com Jalda Metallic Python Bean Clutch $495 @ Saks.com Carlos Falchi Python Tote, $2200 @ Saks.com Dior Python Frame Bag, $6550 @ Saks.com By the pricking…

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Fashion Shows

Paris Haute Couture Spring/Summer '08. Sculptured Chic. Was Armani Inspired by Marc Jacobs? Armani Prive.

Please don’t misunderstand. This collection is certainly  classic, timeless Armani (with a captial A) but after a second glance, or two or six, I couldn’t help but recall Jacobs palette a couple years ago, his feminine frocks and pretty things and then, much like the models in the Armani show, they begin a transition through the world of Marienbad, Deco-esque…

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Fashion Shows

Paris Haute Couture Spring/Summer '08. Eclectic Elegance: The Return of Real Parisian Chic. Christian Lacroix

There is something very noble about the celebration of pleasure— not frivolity but that which pleases. And Christan Lacroix managed to create a collection that is truly Parisian at heart. It’s not the Paris often referred to in magazines; translation: ahdes of black and perhaps a scarf. But au contraire. Parisian women are restrained but not boring and lacking in…

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Paris Haute Couture Spring/Summer '08. Posh Meets the Pod People. Galliano's Ode to Ecstatic 60's Glam (and goth?) at Christian Dior

Only Galliano could blend the optimistic geometry of the ’60s with goth-inspired makeup and the elongated and heavily styled poses circa 1920 and land up with a beautiful moment that has something important to say. Indeed, one imagines that unraveling one of these gowns might leave the culprit with miles of heavily embellished fabric but each dress lies so beautifully…

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Petal Power. Floral-Inspired Shoes Are in Bloom This Spring

Guiseppe Zanotti Satin Rose Sandals, $550 @ Net-a-porter Miu Miu Elasticated Leather Flats, $450 @ Net-a-porter Miu Miu Kitten Heel Flex Pump, $465 @ Saks.com Vernice Flower Patent Sandal, $650 @ Saks.com Guiseppe Zanotti Satin Rosebud Mules, $595 @ Intermix Even if you can’t spend your afternoons running through sweet, freshly cut grass you can feel like you’re part of…

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Events

Designer's Challenge. Fashion and Fabric at the Port Authority

The Fashion District to the Rescue Designer’s Challenge: Make the Port Authority Posh FASHION INDUSTRY EXHIBIT DEBUTS  AT PORT AUTHORITY BUS TERMINAL The Fashion Center Business Improvement District (BID) unveiled a unique Fabric Display Art Installation at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Created by Joy Suarez, the exhibit consists of 30 panels utilizing fabric donated by one of the  district…

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So Who Are You Going to Walk All Over in 2008? Get Ready for NYC's Fashion Walk of Fame.

Walk of Fame Plaque Donna Karan Halston’s Plaque Charles James Betsey Johnson After a hiatus the New York Fashion Walk of Fame is back!  The nominations have been made and the ballots are out. Over the course of the three year project, 24 notable New York designers were given this honor and decorative plaques honoring these designers are embedded in…

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After Winter White. What To Wear With Fuschia, Purple and Green, Oh My.

Jill Stuart Izzy Magamena camisole Top, $345 @ Net-a-porter Chloe Geometric Patchwork Dress, $2090 @ Net-a-porter Development Jersey V-Neck Top, $195 @ Net-a-porter Chloe leather moccasins, $505 @ Net-a-porter Miu Miu Washed Leather Tote, $1445 @ Net-a-porter Every summer there’s that gorgeous white handbag that lands up on our arm despite its inevitable ink stain and future of smudges and…

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Chic Peek. Mad About Maison Martin Margiela.

Mesh Bodysuit  $545.00 @ Eluxury White Pants  $495.00 @ Eluxury Tube Top  $245.00 @ Eluxury Shredded High Boot  $1,195.00 @ Eluxury White Pants  $495.00 @ Eluxury White Suit Jacket  $1,485.00 @ Eluxury Shredded High Boot  $1,195.00 @ Eluxury One-Piece Jumper  $945.00 @ Eluxury Tank Dress with Horizontal Strap  $645.00 Half-and-Half Pump  $685.00 @ Eluxury Replica Sheer Cape  $1,185.00 Tube Top …

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Sex. Style. So Not Boring. Shoes Go Avant-Garde For Spring '08

Guiseppe Zanotti Cut Out Mod Platforms, $695 @ Intermix Chloe Wrap Platform Sandals, $585 @ Intermix Chloe Patent Crisscross Buckle Sandals, $645 @ Intermix Kors Shoes Debutante Cutout Wedge Sandal, $230 @ Shopbop Marc by Marc Jacobs Shoes Mouse Sling Back Flat, $325 @ Shopbop Robert Clergerie Paradis, $495 @ Barneys We encountered them the fall before last (remember the…

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Leggings and the Right Way to Wear Them. Fashion Advice. Second City Style Fashion Blog

This is where leggings start to concern me. As a byproduct of the 80’s I remember this look the first time around and even pulled it off with a modicum of success (or so I thought). Taken straight from the pages of the Bloomingdale’s cataloge, I hope fashionistas everywhere can see why this look is just plain…bad. Most importantly, leggings…

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