2010 January 29
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(NEW YORK) Touched by 'Avatar' [NY Times]
Both Jean Paul Gaultier and Valentino take couture inspiration from the eco-sci-fi film Avatar
Dungarees [Vogue UK]
Cue the 'would you wear it?' debate: overalls pop up at Ralph Lauren and Jean Paul Gaultier
The All-Denim Trend: How Much Is Too Much? [WSJ]
And speaking of denim...from jeggings to denim-on-denim, how a fashion staple is becoming a fashion don't
Dressing for Success on Valentine's Day [NY Times]
Cintra Wilson's Critical Shopper takes on Kiki de Montparnasse and Agent Provocateur: "If the movie “Atonement” had been rated NC-17, Keira Knightley might have been ravished in the library wearing a silk blindfold and leather wrist cuffs from Kiki de Montparnasse, and it still wouldn’t have looked too Cinemax."
Paris haute couture week: can fashion be art? [Guardian UK]
"If haute couture is on its last legs, then you wouldn't know it from the scene I found [at Armani]: the bell rang every few minutes, the moonshine collection was admired and the client discreetly flattered, and the unmistakable dollar-bill rustle of order sheets being signed off seemed to follow sure as night follows day."
Balenciaga is said to be suing Nicolas Ghesquière over inflammatory comments he made regarding management at the fashion house in an exclusive interview to System magazine in April...
Lucky has a new editor-in-chief atop its masthead, replacing Brandon Holley, and the surprise factor isn't terribly high: Eva Chen will helm the shopping glossy. Chen is best known...
Since launching in 2008, Dannijo's sister act, Danielle and Jodie Snyder, accumulated enough hits in their bauble-crafting repertoire to launch a capsule collection in celebration ...