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Museum At FIT: Isabel Toledo July 17, 2009

Note: Best known for her inaugural day suit on display at this show, Isabel Toledo is a designer’s designer. Read more about her show at FIT and her story here.

newtoledo1aIsabel Toledo: Fashion from the Inside Out
June 17 through September 26, 2009

The Cuban-born fashion designer Isabel Toledo is often described as “a designer’s designer.” Although she is little known to the general public, her work is greatly admired by members of the fashion community. As the late fashion journalist Amy Spindler once wrote, “Only great designers can dispense with themes and theatrics and let the work speak instead. Ms. Toledo does just that, letting fashion itself be the theme.”  Learn more …


Long live the British tabs

amyI spent a lot of time sitting in a doctor’s office today, reading trashy celeb/fashion tabloids from across the Pond, and they really do put our tabs to shame. See for yourself at, with headlines like: “Amy and Blake are officially divorced. Phew.” Get more British trash tab here.