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  • April 9, 2014 • Fashion

    Fashion in Bloom

    Happy Spring! The flower has been a tool for designers since the beginnings of fashion and continues to hold fashion’s attention even after so many interpretations. In recent memory, the flower has taken on roles that truly nourish a...

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  • March 14, 2014 • Fashion

    Finding Your Fit: Denim in Fashion

    Today, denim is as good as naked. “Back to Blue means getting back to what matters most – our truest selves, when we are most comfortable in our own skin,” said Seth Farbman, Gap’s Global Chief Marketing Officer, in a press release...

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  • March 4, 2014 • Fashion

    Power in Commitment: The Graphic Eye at Dries Van Noten

    For Dries Van Noten’s Fall 2014 show, Peter Philips painted graphic blocks of black liner on the models’ eyes. By overtaking the natural shape of the eye with an unforgiving force of color, the aim was for an army. Thanks to...

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  • February 4, 2014 • Fashion, Music

    Iris & Daniel: DROWNERS and Saint Laurent, Between Us Girls

    DROWNERS have just released their debut self-titled album, and we’re a little bit obsessed with them and Saint Laurent Model-Frontman Matt Hitt’s brand of overstayed, overgrown sleepy teen dreaminess. We discuss that...

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  • January 16, 2014 • Fashion

    The Weak Dudes of Prada Menswear

    In the past week, Prada has been revisiting itself. Like, obviously. Miuccia Prada’s defining strength is her unwavering ability to re-view, criticize, glorify, and destroy her old proposals. But let’s talk about the latest two...

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  • January 9, 2014 • Fashion

    Iris & Daniel: J.W. Anderson Fall/Winter 2014

    J.W. Anderson says that Fall/Winter is when he focuses his nascent ideas from Spring, and that’s both true and false for his latest effort for 2014. True in that, this time six months ago, his collection offered up more concepts than...

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  • December 23, 2013 • Fashion

    Iris & Daniel: Cavalli Calls Out Kors, American Fashion’s Copycat Identity

    So like, in an interview with, Roberto Cavalli just blasted Michael Kors for being the copycat he truly be–finally–and it was hilarious. His comments are strikingly candid in the glossily polite fashion industry, but...

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  • December 18, 2013 • Fashion

    The 13 Most Important Collections of 2013

    If we had to throw some runway collections into a time capsule to define 2013, these would be the thirteen that would make it. These collections are important to this year’s fashion identity and were integral in shaping the ideas...

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  • December 4, 2013 • Fashion

    Grasping at Relevance with Joe Jonas

    For an exercise in self-obsession, Joe Jonas’ tell-all in New York Magazine is a mighty insecure final grasp at relevance. But we’ll give him a chance, because we were crazed middle schoolers once and his look was totally...

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  • November 29, 2013 • Fashion

    Iris & Daniel: Stefano Pilati, The Old and New

    Stefano Pilati leads the historic menswear giant into the future with his couture collection for Ermenegildo Zegna. We discuss his last collection from Yves Saint Laurent, his first collection at Zegna, and the Spring/Summer 2014 campaign....

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