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  • Rad Hourani Fall 2010 Fashion Show

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    New York Fashion Week Rad Hourani Runway Review: Rad Hourani has earned a cult-like following thanks to his razor sharp focus and concise direction making his Fall 2010 outing a must-see for the fashion forward downtown set

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  • Twinkle By Wenlan Fall 2010 Fashion Show

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    “Wenlan Chia’s claim to fame is the sweater knit and it is the element that has anchored her Twinkle line for a decade. She designs easy girly party dresses and soft separates that complement and never compete with her knitted creations. Runway Review: Dark fairy tales like Hansel and Gretel were the designer’s inspiration for fallFor Fall 2010 she noted that her point of departure for were ‘dark fairy tales” like Hansel and Gretel. And while her designs lacked the…

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  • Mara Hoffman NY Fashion Week, Fall – Winter 2010

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    Mara Hoffman opted out of the tents and instead presented fall 2010 at the Openhouse Gallery in Nolita in combination with an original film and musical performance. The intimacy of the space was the perfect foil to the clothes that were done in decidedly sexy acid-hued dip-dyes, hieroglyph prints, and pops of off-primary pieces that were artfully slashed and punked up with chunky exposed zippers. original >> See our photos of the full Mara Hoffman fall fashion presentation and event

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  • Edition by Georges Chakra NY Fashion Week, Fall – Winter 2010

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    Georges Chakra Runway Review: Fall 2010 Fashion Show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Runway Review Excerpt: The Edition by Georges Chakra collection brings to mind a very modern update on Jacques Fath who was known for his curvaceous and architectural cuts in cocktail dresses and ballgowns in the late 1940’s to early 1950’s. There is a pristine elegance in the collection’s delicate beauty that is feminine but highly sophisticated at the same time.

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  • Best of Pre-Fall Fashion 2010 New York, Paris, Milan: It’s Cold Snap Chic!

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    With the U.S & Europe in the midst of painful & unrelenting cold snaps, with fashion moving so fast that we can’t even remember Fall 2009, and with the dawn of a new decade, you could think of Pre-Fall 2010 as a savvy way to inspire your current wardrobe & shopping lists for this cold, cold season.Pre-fall is the early delivery fashion season without the fanfare of a full runway presentation, but generally the litmus test for what you will…

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  • Fashion: Best of the Decade & Its Defining Style Moments

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    Fashion designers of the decade. Our fashion savants, and vintage experts, Andrea Perini and Naveed Hussain of VagabondNYC have culled some of their thoughts from the past 10 years and have put together this quick-study crib sheet of what influences in fashion are worth remembering and collecting from the decade and why.

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  • Clothing Construction, the Beauty Behind the Seams

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    It’s so easy to get the look, but what is the mastery behind its seams?”Knowing the sewing construction is what makes one a designer not a stylist,” Charles Kleibacker, at the FIT American Style Symposium. There’s no doubt that I’m a seam queen! I can spot a well-made garment in an instant and appreciate the craft that went into its construction. It comes from a discerning eye and knowing when it matters most to have the best that you can…

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  • Rain Boots. Rubber Soles Style Up

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    We’re so excited that rain boots went up a notch. Gone are the too-cute for a grown-up prissy prints of the past few seasons and here are rubber boots that are chic enough to wear in any weather. Our favorites are the Jimmy Choo Hunter Boots, or the close Pour La Victoire Rus Croc Rain Boots and the Chooka Moto Studded Rain Boots for more rocker in the rain moments.

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  • Country Casual: Weekend Editions

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    Cozy up to some woodsy fashion inspiration. It’s the same rough and rugged outdoorsy country casual feel with fine-designed edges, and no need to rake the leaves.Think of it as fake so you don’t have to rake it!

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