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Shop or play at Kate Spade's new website

(Screengrab from katespade.com) Designer Kate Spade launched a new katespade.com that looks more like a lifestyle blog than an e-commerce shopping site. Their new website allows readers to "shop" or "play," a model whereby half the website is devoted...

By Katherine Boyle  | March 11, 2011; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Classical music new fashion trend

(Photo by Sara Jaye Weiss) The Plaza's Terrace Foyer looked like Fitzgerald's take on an East Egg boudoir. Maroon-lipped models grasping flutes of Veuve stood like sculptures in the gilded hall, balancing fur stoles and sparkly gowns that seemed...

By Katherine Boyle  | March 8, 2011; 6:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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LVMH acquires Bulgari

Something is rotten on Avenue Montaigne and it's not just the demise of Galliano's career. Bridget Foley, executive editor of WWD, called the mood in Paris reminiscent of Alexander McQueen's death in 2010. But maybe this dark cloud is a...

By Katherine Boyle  | March 7, 2011; 1:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Want to be the next Gisele? Here's your chance

DC has a lot of "First Annual [insert fashion-related event here]." They take many forms. Charity fashion shows. Embassy fashion shows. Dogs in fashion shows. Occasionally, you'll spot a Salahi (or two) lurking in the corner or sauntering down the...

By Katherine Boyle  | March 4, 2011; 4:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cancer-survivor Carmen Marc Valvo in town to raise awareness

Fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo. (Courtesy of Melanie Dunea) American fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo, best known for his classic eveningwear and devoted celebrity clientele, is in Washington today to promote national Dress in Blue Day, which raises awareness...

By Katherine Boyle  | March 4, 2011; 12:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Christian Dior fires designer after 'Hitler' remark (video)

Fashion designer John Galliano arrives at a police station in Paris. (AP)Only days after John Galliano's arrest in Paris, Christian Dior has fired Galliano, 50, after a shocking video emerged showing the visibly inebriated designer telling a café patron "I...

By Katherine Boyle  | March 1, 2011; 12:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Designer Galliano suspended for anti-Semitic slurs, Katherine Boyle , February 25, 2011
Kate Middleton wears 'vintage'?, Katherine Boyle , February 24, 2011
Gaddafi's sometimes bizarre fashion choices, Kathleen Boyle , February 22, 2011
Models so young they still have pimples, Katherine Boyle , February 15, 2011
Macy's pays tribute to Eunice Johnson, Erin Williams , February 15, 2011
Kanye, Alicia choose Fashion over Grammys, Katherine Boyle , February 14, 2011
First Lady wears $34.95 H&M dress on Today Show, Katherine Boyle , February 9, 2011
H&M offers green collection, Katherine Boyle , February 9, 2011
Minnesota homespun costumes for Super Bowl, Katherine Boyle , February 7, 2011
Italian design at the Brookville Market, Jessica Dawson , January 10, 2011
Met to celebrate late designer Alexander McQueen, Robin Givhan , November 10, 2010
Michelle Obama's fashion diplomacy, Robin Givhan , November 8, 2010
 
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