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The Avenue Consignment Shoppe to host Vintage Couture Fashion Show

From the loose clothing and dropped waistlines of the 1920s to the full skirts, floral prints and large bows of the 1950s and other styles into the 1970s, the classy fun of vintage fashion will be showcased in The Avenue Consignment Shoppe’s Vintage Couture Fashion Show Fundraiser on Aug. 10. ...more

Has Private Equity Learned Its Lesson on Fashion Investments?

Over the weekend, Bloomberg reported that private equity firm Permira Advisers LLP was considering selling its 56 percent stake in German menswear giant Hugo Boss. Simultaneously, the firm is said to be re-opening talks to acquire a stake in the Italian fashion label Roberto Cavalli after dropping out of negotiations earlier in the year. ...more

Fashion’s Favorite Foodies on Starting a Magazine from Scratch

In an age where the print media business seems less and less stable, Kerry Diamond and Claudia Wu are willing to take a chance. The two New Yorkers are the masterminds behind Cherry Bombe, a biannual woman-focused food magazine that launched last year. ...more

BaubleBar Raises $10 Million For Its “Fast Fashion” Jewelry Business

  • Posted July 29, 2014
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E-commerce jewelry business BaubleBar has raised $10 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Burch Creative Capital, the investment firm headed by billionaire retail and fashion veteran Chris Burch, known for co-founding his ex-wife’s fashion label ...more

3 Exercises That Work Better Than Jumping Jacks

The thing about cardio is that it can bore you to tears in, like, a second (looking at you, elliptical). But you can get it done without slaving away on a treadmill and subsequently wanting to kill yourself. ...more

Fashion: The men of couture

His name is synonymous with Bollywood and his label crossed the Rs.100 crore turnover mark last year - Manish Malhotra hardly needs an introduction in the Indian couture circle/fraternity. Traditional, with intricate embroidery and yet crafted for the woman with a modern mindset define his design aesthetic. ...more

Prove Shay Mitchell’s Fashion Sense Is Totally Underrated

  • Posted July 15, 2014
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Every Wednesday morning, we do a tongue-in-cheek recap of the latest fashions in the Pretty Little Liars universe, and between Troian Bellisario‘s patriotic sweaters and Lucy Hale‘s witchy ensembles, the sensibly-dressed Shay Mitchell tends to get overshadowed. ...more

When He’s Away: My Life as a Disposable Best Friend

I get a text from an old friend. She is the rare combination of cool and kind. She is the blessed mix of smart and fun. And at the moment, she is—to quote her Facebook page—"in a relationship." ...more

How to Get Dior Couture’s Silver-Lined Eyes

Raf Simons' Dior fall 2014 Couture collection had a lightness to it: the sense of floating from the past to the future with seemingly weightless gowns, coats, even boiler suits, that were both nostalgic and futuristic at once—plus, 150,000 orchids framing the runway. ...more

Giambattistia Valli’s guide to Italian style

For me , Italian fashion is romantic. More than romance, it's like being in love. Italian women dress from the soul. ...more

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