Lottie Moss for Calvin Klein Capsule Collection

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Lottie Moss is now the face of a Calvin Klein Capsule Collection. They are launching a limited-edition line with Mytheresa.com.

This collection consists of classic CK pieces being re-imagined for the modern generation. It’s a nine-item project labeled the ”Calvin Klein Jeans x Mytheresa.com The Re-Issue Project”

It will be available starting on Wednesday, and will include the iconic CK-logoed underwear, sweatshirts, tees and denim. Shot by Michael Avedon, the grandson of Richard Avedon, the famous photographer who shot Brooke Shields’s Calvin Klein Jeans campaign in the ’80s. When you find your niche, you stick with it.

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It’s Couture Week Part Deux: 50′s Full Skirts are BACK!

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ELIE SAAB

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Gorgeous and elegant as always, Elie Saab takes it away this season with their well known silhouettes, beautiful jewels, and gorgeous show stopping gowns.

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Exclusively focusing on after-dark. The colors refracted in those chandeliers provided the palette: first blue, then pink, next blush, followed by black, white, and gray.

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Tone-on-tone embroideries and the ombré effects, a sweeping ball gown in pink with tiny blue embroidery stood out.

GIORGIO ARMANI

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Giorgio does shorts for Fall! Everything this season was black, white and red, much of it with a lacquered affect, in silhouettes ranging from practical to whimsical.

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And then we saw polka-dotted veils, fanciful hats, voluminous masses of tulle and big furry balls.

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This collection was surprisingly pretty from what the designer usually goes for.

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Of course we see the designers signature face masks adding edgy and bring it right back to his roots.

It’s Couture Week Part Un: Flip-Flops, PJs, and Orchids, Oh My!

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We are dying now that it’s finally Couture Week. With our favorite designers showing off one of their best, and most sophisticated collections of the season, we are swooning wanting to get our hands on some of these gowns.

CHANEL

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Chanel has brought some of its elegance back after we’ve been seeing a lot more edgy pieces in his last view collections. In Karl’s Fall 2014 Couture collection, focused on shape. The collection featured stiff boat necks, tweed bike shorts under long coats and skirts, evening dresses with flared pannier hips, patterned dresses with a seemingly plastic texture and arm-bands of feathery fluff, and lots of white. We even spy a Jenner in this collection.

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The showstopper for the collection, other than Kendall Jenner’s appearance on the runway, was the finale wedding gown. Not any old wedding gown, but a wedding gown designed for a pregnant bride. So no more reason to rush a wedding, or wait till after your baby is born, now you can just wear Chanel.

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DIOR

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Dior gave us a beautiful start to Paris Couture week, with floor length fur coats and space suit looking outfits.

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Raf Simons takes shows us true elegance with an entire room lined with 150,000 real orchids. And our absolute favorite thing about Dior gowns? Pockets.

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GIAMBATTISTA VALLI

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Giambattista starts glamour from the bed time to moment you wake up. For those of us who don’t get out of bed for less than 10k. This is the collection for you.

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The collection mixed traditional pajama details like silk shirting and loose trousers. With full skirts and layers upon layers of tulle. The pajama dressing came to a dramatic close with the final three looks, a trifecta of sherbet-hued, frothy evening dresses paired with sleep shirt-inspired tops.

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Au Courant PARIS Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

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Au Courant PARIS returns this season with a collection that pushes their envelope and showcases the best growing collection they have created to date. 
 
After showing in Milan and Paris this last month, their line was directed to help transcend the brand’s status within the industry and amongst it’s clients by paying homage to the very forms and disproportions that got them started in the fashion world. The continued usage of monochromatic choices still plays like an empty canvas, allowing the wearer to become their own creative portrait. 
They know just how to find the balance between light and dark, sharp design and smooth looks. This collection pushes the brands envelope all-the-while transcending its own legacy.

NET-A-PORTER Launches DVF’s Google Glasses

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Techies and fashionistas unite with the launch of google glasses on Net-A-Porter.com. TODAY, the world’s leading online luxury fashion and beauty retailer launches DVF designed google glasses for $1,800 a pop. The DVF “Made for Glass” collection will come in 5 different color ways including black, green, plum, brown, and white. The styles will be sold as bundles, each including a frame and shade, a mono earbud, and case.

I can hear tech-loving fashionistas rejoicing everywhere!

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Marc Jacobs Resort 2015

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Marc Jacob continues to stun us with his beautiful designs. His Resort 2015 Collection was presented outside the showroom for the first time in an Upper East Side town house, was devoted almost exclusively to party clothes. Hello holiday season. We are all set to look effortlessly glamourous. Dolly bird minidresses in black guipure lace, jewel-toned crushed velvet, or leopard-printed sequins worn with sheer black hose and strappy heels or slouchy go-go boots formed the crux of the lineup. “People getting dressed up, going out. Happy, lively,” offered Jacobs’ design director, Joseph Carter, when he was asked for a few words backstage.

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Betsey Johnson ‘Kicks A’ in New Activewear Line

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Betsey Johnson is making her biggest comeback yet with the launch of an activewear line. In 2012, Johnson filed for bankruptcy leaving lovers of the brand in solace as they saw the destruction of not only her brick motor stores, but the brand itself. This is an excellent brand extension for the designer and a smart way to rebrand her image.

The collection of activewear is inspired by her 2013 fall runway show, themed “BJ Kicks A!”. The runway show featured 20 models fully suited in activewear, doing calisthenics down the runway. The 72 year-old designer brought her usual high energy and bright colors to the show, ending the night in her signature cartwheel. The activewear line was planned to launch in fall of 2013, but Johnson wanted to give it the attention it deserves, perfecting every piece.

Betsey Johnson’s activewear line will launch this fall in Nordstrom and Macy’s stores and will retail between $49 and $120. Johnson believes her activewear line is “the perfect mix of performance, prettiness and punk” and hopes her activewear will bring a sense of excitement and fun to individual’s workout regimes.

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Keep It Twill With Vans

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Vans California keeps it trill with the twill! A trio collection of Vans Era CA designs, each shoe features a twill fabric covering the forefoot and varying materials across the rest of the shoe. The unique color ways and patterns give each model its distinct and trendy look. Known as the ”Twill” pack, it will be released and available this summer at authorized retailers and at Vans.

The Weekend: Louis Vuitton at Monte Carlo, Balenciaga at Beijing & the Billboard Music Awards

The French Riviera was the happening place over the weekend. Not only was the Cannes film festival taking place, but Nicholas Ghesquière showcased his first resort show for Louis Vuitton. This is the first time Vuitton has ever shown a resort collection on the runway. Ghesquière received support from his friends, Jennifer Connelly, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Adèle Exarchopoulo who all sat first row in the custom glass show area. Charlotte Gainsbourg will star in Ghesquière’s first fashion campaign for the brand. The collection featured an array of bright colors, patterns, and a plethora of fabrics that ranged from tweed to silk.

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As if there was not enough fashion going on last week, Alexander Wang brought Balenciaga’s past and present together in a collection showcased in Beijing. The Beijing show included a capsule collection of 13 pieces inspired by China. The China Edition included 6 cocktail designs, mesh cop tops, lacquered pants, shorts, and skirts and salmon colored and forest green mini suits.

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An unusually quiet Billboard Music Awards took place Sunday night. Probably the biggest event of the night was the resurrection of Michael Jackson via a hologram. A hologram-med Jackson performed “Slave to the Rhythm”, a new release from his “Xscape” album. In addition, Robin Thicke performed a new song, “Get Her Back” that seemed obviously meant for his estranged wife, Paula Patton. Thicke thanked his wife during his acceptance speech for best r&b song for “Blurred Lines”, saying “”I’d like to thank my wife for her love and support and for putting up with me all these years.” No award show is complete without a little faux paus, so we have Kendall Jenner to thank for serving us our dose of “awkward-award-show-moment”, that we love so dearly. While introducing the Australian pop group, 5 Seconds of Summer, Jenner began to introduce them as One Direction, before correcting herself by saying, “I’m the worst reader,” referencing the teleprompter. And finally, Justin Timberlake gave us all a moment of humor when he accepted his seven awards by saying “I want to thank everybody on Earth, everybody on Earth… except Donald Sterling.” Can we all agree that we love JT? *shakes head in agreement*

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Chanel Shows Off in Dubai

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At sunset on an artificial island off the coast of Dubai, Chanel gathered 1,000 of the world’s most fashionable people, including 300 local and international media and a handful of celebrities, for its latest cruise collection fashion show.

Karl Lagerfeld does not shy away from controversial themes and pop cultural issues in his collections and he is definitely not afraid to make a statement. For their 2015 Cruise collection, models carried quilted bags in the shape of petrol containers—likely a shoutout to the the Dubai’s historical role in the crude oil industry. Dubai, the most populated city in the United Arab Emirates, is ranked as the world’s 8th leading oil producer.

If there’s one thing that’s more outrageously priced than the price of petrol, it’s the beautiful cost of a Chanel bag.

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