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Heels away: espadrilles make big comeback
Move aside heels, this season it's all about comfort and sensibility. This season, espadrilles will be wedging” their way into the wardrobes of women everywhere.
Jun 1st, 2011
Bill Cunningham New York, a life of fashion photography
One camera, an aging bicycle, and a heart-melting smile -- fashion photographer Bill Cunningham and his lifelong love of fashion has inspired viewers from around the world. The new documentary...
May 9th, 2011
What will Kate Middleton wear on her wedding day?
What will Kate Middleton wear on her wedding day?"All we have been told is that the dressmaker is fairly unknown and from a relatively small design house.
Apr 18th, 2011
Audrina Patridge: from TV screen to "insane" billboard
Audrina Patridge can be found on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard on an "insane" billboard sporting a black two-piece. She says it was insane seeing herself on a huge billboard for her latest Bongo...
Apr 15th, 2011
212 Productions pleads for less fashion groupthink
When former model Scott Walhovd and business partner Anthony Castro decided to launch their own clothing label, 212 Productions, and a boutique store (located at 454 West Cordova Street), some...
Apr 12th, 2011
Chanel picks Blake Lively for Mademoiselle handbags
Blake Lively is the new face of the Chanel Mademoiselle handbag collection. Surprised? So was the industry. The French fashion house made an unexpected decision, choosing a blond American actress...
Apr 4th, 2011
Justin Bieber: mixing fragrance with jewelry
Dawgs, get a whiff of this. Justin Bieber is to release a new selection of scented dog tags. Yes, scented. He's already created two designs for his My World Collection (found at Wal-Mart) with...
Apr 1st, 2011
Change launches promotional campaign
Change has produced a vibrant spring collection. Now Change is hosting an “Embrace Your Girls” event where you and three friends can have a private shopping party. Until June 30th, participants...
Mar 31st, 2011
Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green clothes bring luck
Liam Gallagher's fashion line is Pretty Green, and he says that it brings good luck. "It's inspired by the 60s and, I suppose, that's about it. Bands and stuff," says Gallagher...
Mar 30th, 2011
Strong lipstick colours this season's hot new thing
Ladies, colour your lips bright this season. Get your kissers ready for a top make-up trend that is set to dazzle. The look of spring and summer is anything but bland. It starts with strong hues...
Mar 29th, 2011