2010 August 2

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(NEW YORK) Is Italy Too Italian? [NY Times]
Luxury Italian textile master Luciano Barbera, running a deeply ailing business, concludes in his final quote in the article: "It is a hard world for poets." But where would we be without them?

Vito Schnabel surveys cornfield from top of Porsche [Page Six]
Bridgehamptonites catch some wacky behavior from the art dealer, who's in cahoots with Terence Koh for an upcoming "corn maze" installation

Team Beckham [Vogue UK]

David Beckham signs on to design a men's collection alongside wife Victoria, launching for Spring 2011

Are you addicted to cosmetics? [LA Times]
"Cosmoholic" may sound like a invention, but some women reportedly do suffer from a psychological addition to beauty products

Economic Indicator: Even Cheaper Knockoffs [NY Times]
Louis Vuitton and Gucci knockoffs may be old news, but the recession is driving counterfeiters to copy less expensive designer pieces, like Kooba, Samantha Thavasa, and Uggs---and get away with it



The Fix

Grace Cox, Gayoung Ahn, Sarah Conlon, Danielle Ortiz, Joelle Samaha, Natali Collado, Peter Do, Talisa Almonte, and Sarah Angel

FIT's Annual Showdown: Which Students Made It To The Runway?

Each year it's a Glee-worthy spectacle as FIT students flock...

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Scene

Knight, Sting, Hardy

Under 'Locke' And Key: Tom Hardy Plays It Anything But Safe

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Obsessions

Sophia Webster for J. Crew Penelope Pumps

Happy Feet

WHAT: Sophia Webster for J. Crew Penelope Pumps...WHY: The latest...

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