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Andrea Perini & Naveed Hussain | Team VagaBondNYC- Andrea Perini is a free-lance stylist and the founder and creative director of VagaBondNyc.com, the avant-garde vintage clothing destination specializing in clothing and accessories from the 60s-90s. Andrea buys, styles & shoots everything and feature's her well-edited archive in monthly vintage-only fashion editorials where every item is for sale. As fashion industry veterans, they edit their vintage buys to reflect their understanding of contemporary fashion's indebtedness to its past.

Before launching Vnyc, Andrea worked in fashion editorial at Harper's Bazaar, Elle and New York Mag and finally for (then senior fashion editor) Camilla Nickerson at Vogue assisting her on all of her commercial projects including ads for Chanel, YSL, Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, and Narciso Rodriguez. Naveed Hussain, assistant fashion editor, has a BA in art history and is Andrea’s assistant stylist and general assistant at Vagabondnyc. Naveed also covers fashion, music and art for VNyc's blog's readers and has unlimited access to current and future fashion news & trends. He has worked as a buyer and has styled for The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times. More information, including press links: VagaBondnyc.com

Best of Haute Couture Spring 2011

Runway Review: Paris Couture Fashion Week Givenchy, Bouchra Jarra, Valentino

I don't if it's because of the mass appeal of Juicy Couture or simply the way its meaning evolves as it filters into mainstream vernacular, but "haute couture" although commonly perceived as a custom item of clothing of any sort or price, in actuality is a term protected by law and defined by the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Paris with very specific rights.

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Men’s Style- Best of Menswear Fall 2011 Runway, The Avant Gardes

Runway Review: Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Alexander McQueen, Marni, Miharayasuhiro.When it comes to men's style, there are two schools on the runway- the classics and the risk takers.We've shown you some of my favorite mens fashion shows from Europe from John Varvatos (the personal favorite for my hubby) , Louis Vuitton, Burberry Prorsum, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, and even some super funk by way of Lady Gaga at Mugler.Then, there are the fashion risk takers. The men's fashion [...]

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New York, New York Spring 11 Fashion Week So Nice That We’ll Cover it Twice

Naveed Hussain is circling Fashion Week around the globe and takes a step back to reflect on more from New York, particularly with some of the hottest designers for all the pretty young things and those with fresh look.-- S.H.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsCynthia Steffe Cynthia Steffe, the younger girl's go-to budget friendly alternative, was on track for Spring 2011 with a collection that was chalk full of effervescent color, and clean, uncomplicated sportswear that felt [...]

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Best of Resort Fashion- A Season Ahead, Just In Time

A girl could lose her head. Or at least spin it around so many times that it will catapult her neck and land in a frisson of colliding fashion seasons that all ineditably fall into one: What looks right on YOU now! A girl could lose her head. Or at least spin it around so many times that it will catapult her neck and land in a frisson of colliding fashion seasons that all ineditably fall into one: What looks [...]

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Red Carpet Hairstyles- Emmy’s Up Do Makes Up For Fashion Downers

Sorry, we'd be lying to say that the Emmy's was a mega fashion extravaganza. A few minutes post event and we cannnot remember who wore what. With one very gorgeous exception...Anna Pacquin in a fantastical, yet chic, Alexander McQueen black gown with a heavily embellished gold bodice stole the show hands down. To be fair, there were a few other dresses that probably looked lovely in person but looked either odd or dull on television. Ironically, it is a [...]

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Best of Haute Couture Fall 2010 – The Glamour, The Fantasy, The Allure

"As we prepare for the Spring 11 Fashion Weeks, we reflect the unimaginable beauty of what was Haute Couture Fall 2010. Naveed Hussain has spent some time digesting the magnificence of all that is available for only a privileged few.Haute Couture has been a tireless subject of debate. While many like to continually point out it's weak sales across the board and diminishing relevance in society. Although that may be the case, wasn't it always?Isn't couture about that unattainable and [...]

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Hey Hipster Guys Mjolk Is A Men’s Style Line For You

Men's style gets a bit preppy and playfully boyish with all the right touches...Living and working in New York city, we are often blessed with inspiration as New York ladies know how turn heads with their inventive sense of high and low dressing.However, the city's men, mainly the hipsters who tend to pay attention to their attire, seem to be stuck in a perpetual rut.Hey hipster guys, is this you?A typical uniform consists of facial hair, thick black glasses or [...]

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London Fashion Designers Pay New York a Visit

London Fashion Designers Pay New York a Visit. Mark Fast, Louise Gray, Hannah Marshall, Meadham Kirchoff, Todd Lynn, Mary Katrantzou, Marjan Pejoski, Holly Fulton, KTZ are some of the trendsetting London fashion designers who brought their collection to NY. Thanks to the efforts of the British Fashion Council and Centre for Fashion Enterprise, New York fashion editors, stylists and buyers were treated to a special viewing of London's latest crop of forward-thinking labels at the Soho Grand Hotel in a [...]

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Milan Fashion Week Look Back Move Ahead Fall 2010

Milan Fashion Week Look Back Move Ahead Fall 2010. Fashion inspiration from the Milan runways.As with London inspiration last, our friends at VagabondNYC look back at last week's Milan Fashion Week to tell you what future fashion influences their vintage shopping hunts.Think like a stylist, and you too can get next year's look right now by finding inspiration in the details of what's in store for next season.>> Look at our complete Milan Fashion Week coverage and all Fashion Shows [...]

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London Fashion Week Look Back Move Ahead Fall 2010

Fashion Inspiration from the catwalks of LOndon. Putting on their vintage shopping brain, our friends at VagabondNYC look back at last week's London Fashion Week to tell you what future fashion influences their vintage shopping hunts.Think like a stylist, and you too can get next year's look right now by finding inspiration in the details of what's in store for next season.>> Look at our complete London Fashion Week coverage and all Fashion Shows [...]

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Costello Tagliapietra Fashion Show Fall 2010 New York Fashion Week

For Fall 2010, design duo Costello Tagliapietra-- Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra-- known for their immaculate takes on classic Grecian draping cited Japan and the early work of it's most iconic designers, Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo as influences, giving their Barney's babes an assortment of polished looks that had a somewhat off-kilter, slightly relaxed and inventive zest that made for a strong outing. [...]

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Frank Tell Fashion Show Fall 2010 NY Fashion Week

Runway Review: Frank Tell Fashion Show Fall 2010 NY Fashion Week. Set amongst a Dan Flavin inspired assortment of neon lights, Frank Tell's recent presentation at Milk Studios was rife with a futuristic simplicity that was appropriately less urban warrior and definitively more wearable. [...]

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