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DAZZLING DRESSES: 10 MUST-SEES AT MFAH’S OSCAR DE LA RENTA EXHIBIT
Give yourself over to this stylish feast – and reserve two hours for the experience. I loved it so much,...
Forget candy. ‘Tis the season for spooky get-ups. The following looks may get your creative juices flowing for creepy costumes....
DE LA RENTA LIVES ON IN GRAND EXHIBIT
Talk about a grand exit. If anyone knew how to make one, it was late great designer Oscar de la...
DON’T FORGET THE SPEED BUMPS OF FAST FASHION
When will fashion’s revolving door -- which just ejected Lanvin designer Bouchra Jarrar -- slow down? No time soon. “Fast...
“FASHION CAN CHEW YOU UP AND SPIT YOU OUT” SAYS INSIDER
The talk of this year’s collections isn’t hemlines or hats. It's a searingly revealing interview in rag mag Vestoj with...
WHY KIM KARDASHIAN SHOULD LOVE OSCAR – DE LA RENTA
Silly me. When I saw the “Culture” headings on women’s magazine websites, I assumed I’d find more stories about art...
JONATHAN SIMKHAI: BACKSTAGE CONFESSIONS
"I like to design in bursts, so I’ll be running around the office in the morning choosing fabrics, draping on...
#TBT CHANNELING CHANEL
#TBT Long before Coachella, there was Karl Lagerfeld, designer at Chanel and Fendi -- and a Renaissance man.
A FASHION STYLIST’S CHEAP TRICK
Wrap a belt around the neck as a choker or around the wrist as a cuff -- as does Les...
WHY I HATE #COACHELLA
Fashion marketers are ruining fashion. Their vehicle? Coachella. The once modest rock event for aspiring indie bands has morphed...
THE EMPRESSES’ NEW CLOTHES
People keep asking me: “What did you think about the inaugural fashions, and why haven’t you blogged about them?”...
FASHION’S RUNWAY ROULETTE
Designers and department stores are endangered species, thanks to fickle shoppers -- and investors. With runway spectacles instantly...
8 WAYS TO SPEED CLEAN FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Courtesy: Gratisography Mother-in-law -- military inspection. Same difference. There’s nothing like holiday visitors and scant...
MY 5 FAVE PRESENTABLE PRESENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
No gifts, no time? My top five as-is presentable presents will enrapture, no wrapping needed: R Nichols’ Glisten Candle...
RULES OF THE ROAD
Fall 2016 Fashion Trends: When Should You Proceed With Caution? By Michele Meyer Few of us are models, storks or...
JUST SAY “NO” TO:
1. All sorts of wrong in one: The almost-always tacky leopard print, clashing prints and over-priced, dry-clean-only sweatpants. Need I...