2010 May 4

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(NEW YORK) Alternative fashion week: 'Latex is going mainstream!' [Guardian UK]
You followed Erdem, Burberry, and Matthew--but what of London Fashion Week's wacky little sister, Alternative fashion week?

Britney Spears Launching Fashion Line With Candie's [Stylelist]
Possibly the last pop star not to have a line jumps in with a collection for Candie's (naturally, the news was broken over Twitter)

Stella McCartney's mum chic [Times UK]
Stella's Spring collection has "got us all dreaming about being a woman like Linda [McCartney]— a wholesome, free-spirited, nut roast-cooking, home-schooling type with a conscience and a make-up-free kind of sexiness. Your mum (so long as it’s the right mum) is the surprise icon of summer"

Online Exclusive: Sophie Dahl’s Cookbook [WSJ.]
Recipes from fomer model Sophie Dahl's new autobiogrpahy-slash-cookbook, from "Eton Mess" to haloumi to baked onion to pear and ginger muffins

American Women on the March [IHT]
Suzy Menkes reports on the Met's new exhibition, “American Women: Fashioning a National Identity”: "What is missing from the exhibition are fashion crosscurrents to link past and present. Mr. Bolton might have found designers today to express the spirit of his chosen categories: an Oscar de la Renta gown to fit with the new money heiresses in their Worth gowns; a current Asian-American designer beside Anna May Wong’s dress; a Ralph Lauren chemise to challenge the flappers; and the troubling beauty of Rodarte among the Bohemians"

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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Knight, Sting, Hardy

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

You may not even recognize the star of Steven Knight’s latest...

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Sophia Webster for J. Crew Penelope Pumps

Happy Feet

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

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