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Christmas Windows- Bergdorf Goodman’s “Carnival of Animals” is high on dramatic elegance

From an institution like Bergdorf Goodman you can always expect spectacular holiday windows season after season and 2011’s series of intricate vignettes once again has as us in awe. David Hoey and his team dedicated the past two years to planning, building, perfecting, and collecting antiques for their latest artisanal masterpiece The Carnival of Animals. Each window features a specific material that …

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NY Christmas Windows- Sak’s Fifth Avenue Frothy Fabulousness

Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday 2011

 Snowflakes and bubbles and gorgeous clothes with a giant Yeti whose footprints also appear inside the store. MORE: Holiday The theme for this year’s whimsical yet elegant holiday windows at Sak’s is Land of the Bubblemakers. Based on “Who Makes The Snow,” a children’s tale by Naresh Ramchandani of the firm Pentagram who also conceived the …

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Halloween Dog Costumes Are As Wild, Wooly, And Fantastic As Ever

You know that there is nothing we love more around here than a good dog costume and a fab parade and contest to show them off. It's that time of year again when New Yorkers put their best bark on and go a little experimental and zany in the name of their best friend.>> Try some ready made Pet CostumesThis weekend, the 20th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in support of the First Run dog park in the East [...]

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Fashion Week Roundup- Best of New York, Spring 2011

Naveed Hussain has been taking a breathe and pondering New York Fashion Week- not as piece by piece show, but what stood out above the NYFW fray and complexities of the week. -- S.H.We've been doing a lot of whining at the pace and scale of fashion in this day and age of globalism and an unsteady economy.Fashion today has become a world-wide beast, it's everywhere, and isn't that a good thing? Shouldn't this mean we are all sitting at [...]

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David Elfin Spring 2011 Fashion Show, New York and Madrid is Crisp, Clean and Modern

Davidelfin cuts a mean pattern...And sticks to his guns too! The Spanish designer who shows both at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York and then at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week is true to his architectural and somewhat austere design aesthetic. Davidelfin's fine modern classic tailoring is best appreciated up close.Particularly in New York, where floaty fabrics and sandy colors reigned supreme, the Davidelfin spring collection was a jolt in the arm for the woman who just wanted to stick to her [...]

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Makage Spring 2011 Fashion Week Presentation for a Sleek, Sexy, and Confident Woman

Runway Review: Something for everyone in this line and I think certain pieces are very wearable no matter what your age A sleek, sexy, confident and practical woman is who will be strutting around in Mackage next Spring 2011. Mackage – Spring 2011 The Mackage presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was calling out to all …

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Isaac Mizrahi- Spring 11 Fashion Show, Enough about Trends, Lets be Pretty

Every once in a while we need to cleanse our palette of trends and unneccessary froufrou and get back down to what a woman really wants to be when she gets dressed. For most of us over the age of 20ish, it's simply to look pretty in a way without unneccessary artifice or pretention.Pretty doesn't mean boring or dated. It means that you are in control of your look and want ot look stunning for yourself in a timeless and [...]

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