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Fashion, lifestyle, passions

Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear Carolina Herrera February 25, 2009

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carolineherrerraShe’s the designer’s designer, with her impeccable couture. And while there may be a recession, they’re keeping up appearances over at the House of Herrara. See it here.


Fashion Week’s Seventh Inning Stretch February 19, 2009

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rodarteHere’s what’s up down at the tents.

And read what The Sartorialist has to say.


Target’s Alex McQueen Party: Tonight, NYC and Free! February 14, 2009

Note: The real reason to go is to attend my colorist Laura’s boyfriend’s band gig here. Golden Pyramid is the B-52s of the 21st century!

target-steve-mcqueen-mcq-market-08The bi-annual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City have always ushered in a few surprises. And this season is no different as the show kicked off this morning at Bryant Park. Splashed across the back page of The Daily – Front Row, the official trade paper of the show, was the announcement of a pop-up shop between British designer Alexander McQueen and discount retail giant Target. The pop-up store, named Target McQ Market, will offer exclusive items by the famed designer at affordable everyday prices. The store will only exist for 2 DAYS ONLY, starting tomorrow, February 14th, at Noon, till Sunday, February 15th. The store is located at the very Westside of Manhattan, in 330 West Street. If you are in the great New York City, you wouldn’t want to miss this opportunity. Editor Note: Knowing that many out-of-towners are in New York City this week, we have included a visual, step-by-step, walking direction to the storefront. Check it out after the jump. Target x Alexander McQueen – Target McQ Market 330 West Street | Map New York, NY 10014 Event Date: February 14th (Tomorrow!) – February 15th (Sunday) | Noon – 10 pm

For more info, click here.


Fashion Week arrives!

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peter-som1Yesterday was the kickoff at the tents at Bryant Park and presentations elsewhere. Get the latest scoop here!


Fashion for Real Men January 16, 2009

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1What is it with men’s fashion? It seems like you have to be either a complete pretty-boy fop or have no style whatsoever. Isn’t there any alternative to these extremes? Enter—not too dandy, not too dowdy, its just right as a site that provides real fashion direction for real men. As someone who’s spent too much of her life trying to reform her husband’s dressing habits—with limited progress— provides some solutions we both can agree on.