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A Cozy Shearling Coat to Keep Warm All Season

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:36

Here's a cool moto jacket with a fitted silhouette and roomy drop waist that’ll surely keep you warm as the temperatures go down. An asymmetric zipper and plush collar give it a stylish twist, making it a great fall staple. It's versatile enough to wear over any outfit, so throw ... More »

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Rana Campbell: How to Take Your Work Outfit From Day to Night

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:06
You're supposed to meet the girls for drinks after work at a swanky bar and you have no time (or space) to bring a change of clothes. What do you do? Wear your night outfit to work... of course!

Read more: Fashion, Career, Work Wear, Work Fashion, Style Tips, Style News

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Would You Actually Pay to Tinder?

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:41

Yesterday, at the Forbes Under 30 Summit, Tinder CEO and co-founder Sean Rad announced that the company will introduce a “premium service” starting in early November in order to help monetize it. It’s been predicted that the company could make $75 million in 2015 — but it has to find ... More »

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Refinery29’s Founders on Their New Book and Having Fun With Fashion

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:36

If you've ever tried to DIY your own Yasmin Sewell look or assemble a crop-top ensemble worthy of Shiona Turini, you're probably in the target audience for Refinery29's new street-style-inspired book, Style Stalking. The coffee-table tome, out today, features all your favorite street-style stars showing off their most snap-worthy looks. ... More »

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How Celebrities and Designers Remembered de la Renta

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:32

"My all-time favorite designer has passed away. Oscar, it was an honor to wear your creations and to know you. In loving memory," wrote Taylor Swift last night, posting an Instagram shot of her Met Ball gown, which was designed by de la Renta. Swift wasn't the only one posting ... More »

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10 Cool Fall Boots and the Miniskirts to Go With Them

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:00

The best part of the cold weather is that it's finally time to break out your tall boots, a look that was all over the runways at Alexander Wang, Fendi, Lanvin, and Alexander McQueen. This fall, they're best pulled off with miniskirts and stockings, so we devised some combinations. Fringe-trimmed, woven, ... More »

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NYU Street Style: Loose Jeans and Chelsea Boots

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:00

Throughout this week, the Cut explores college life, from politics and identity to parties, sex, and style. For the second installment of our college street-style series, we sent NYU senior Alexandra Gavillet to shoot her classmates during their downtime around Washington Square. While UCLA students’ campus style was all about ... More »

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Meet the Man Telling Colleges How to Fix Their Rape Problem

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:40

Attorney Brett Sokolow, 43, both dapper and dadlike in a plaid blazer and paisley pocket square, is attempting to explain a legal term called deliberate indifference to a room of 20 or so mid-level college officials. Judging from the reverent silence, you’d think those present were watching pirated copy of Mockingjay instead of listening ... More »

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Meet Queer Fashion Designer BCALLA

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:29
This is the first installment in a miniseries that elevates the work of up-and-coming queer individuals working in the fashion world. Check back at Hu...

Read more: Bcalla, Bcalla Fashion, Bcalla Queer Fashion, Queer Fashion, Fashion, Lgbt Designers, Queer Designers, Gay Voices News

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Americans Spend Obscene Sums on Halloween Costumes for Pets

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:15

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are projected to spend $350 million making their pets into more interesting pets on Halloween. It's the time of year when people realize that their dream animal companion is only some synthetic material, Velcro strips, and cash dollars away. Compared to housing an Orca whale, jamming ... More »

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National Trust for Historic Preservation: 'Be Relentless in Your Dreams': DooBop Founder Jodie Patterson on Madame C.J. Walker

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:50
Madam Walker rose above race, gender equality, and social justice to build a beauty empire that she intended to be a benefit to her race long after her time. She was a visionary, with a foresight that is today, unmatched.

Read more: Fashion, Beauty, Beauty Ideas, Doobop Beauty, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs, Women, Women in Business, African Americans, Black History, Style News

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Danny Groner: Ahead of Winter, a New Coat Company Disrupts the Market

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:13
Even after centuries, retail is reinventing itself. But changes are not just with the technology to foster and promote e-commerce; some entrepreneurs are rethinking products themselves, and in the process are figuring out how to make them better, more durable, and more reliable.

Read more: Innovation, Disruption, Fashion, Technology, Winter, Winter Coats, Style News

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Dr. Peggy Drexler: Pretty Offensive -- Or Pretty Harmless?

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:58
Perhaps the spread is a commentary on party culture. Perhaps it's a cautionary tale. Or maybe it's just a series of provocative photos meant to do exactly as they have done -- and many works of art have done before them -- which is spark conversation.

Read more: Interview Magazine, Fashion, Fashion Spread, Interview-Pretty-Wasted, Pretty-Wasted, Alcohol, Sexualized Woman, Drunk Women, Media, Magazine Makersparty Culture, Media News

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Oscar de la Renta’s Most Iconic Red-Carpet Gowns

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:50

“I’m not interested in shock tactics. I just want to make beautiful clothes,” Oscar de la Renta famously said in 1963. For more than five decades, his commitment to feminine elegance made the designer an unwavering favorite not only among First Ladies but also on red carpets. “His clothes have ... More »

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A Look Back at Oscar de la Renta’s Greatest Runway Hits

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:36

Oscar de la Renta, who died today at the age of 82, in many ways set the tone for American fashion, dressing everyone from First Ladies to movie stars. He quickly became a one-name wonder, and "I'm wearing Oscar" became synonymous with discerning taste and inspired countless paler imitators. From his ... More »

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Oscar de la Renta Loved Powerful Women

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:28

Plenty of designers pay sound-bite-length tribute to so-called "strong women." Oscar de la Renta actually dressed them. The designer, who passed away today at the age of 82, was the preeminent outfitter of powerful women over his nearly five decades in business, whether they were First Ladies, CEOs, society grandes ... More »

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Oscar de la Renta Has Died at 82

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 20:58

Sad news today: ABC News reports that designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82. The designer, who dressed First Ladies from Nancy Reagan to Michelle Obama and, most recently, notably outfitted Amal Clooney for her wedding, first began his business in 1965. Last week, ... More »

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King Tut Is a Victim of Body Shame

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:30

When King Tut died, he was laid to rest in a tomb that captured his visage for all of time. And thanks to that tomb, he is forever frozen in time as a golden god, a majestic boy king who excelled at chariot races.But now images from a virtual autopsy ... More »

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Geena Davis Trolled Ann Taylor Customers by Pretending to Be a Mannequin

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:35

Geena Davis has a fantastic suggestion about what you should do if you're bored at your retail job and that's to pretend to be a mannequin in the window. That's what she did at her first job at Ann Taylor and things turned out very well for her.  In an ... More »

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