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20 Oct

Mario Testino’s Niece Marina makes a Name For Herself With New Fashion Brand

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There's a new Testino in town? Marina Testino, niece of legendary photographer Mario, is pursuing a fashion career of her own. After graduating from Parsons in May and signing with The Society Management's "creatives" division, the ambitious 22-year-old is debuting a clothing line cleverly named Point Off View, which launches tonight with an event at Andy Warhol's former Factory space in New York City. Testino aims to fuse fashion and art through a series of collaborative capsules (all crafted by Peruvian artisans) spotlighting different talents. Her first drop, Edition 0, includes everyday staples like denim jackets and button-ups emblazoned with attention-grabbing phrases intended to spark conversation―both in person and on social media. The sleeve of one army jacket claims, "I'm single depending...
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20 Oct

Why Ugly-Shoe Instagram Accounts Are My Deepest, Darkest Guilty Pleasure

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I am fascinated by a really good ugly shoe. I’m talking a nasty, stubby kitten heel that comes in at .75 inches in height. An exquisitely awful footwear faux pas, like toes crunched in too-tight sky-high pumps. I find myself squealing with a combination of disgust and delight when I see a stray digit wiggle out of a pair of Céline sandals, or catch a glimpse of a man sporting a pair of Mexican pointy boots. (Though, if you want my opinion on the platform Crocs at Balenciaga, I’m indifferent. The footwear is shapeless. Like a large mass of rubber on a foot. Trèsboring.) I used to think I was mad for having this obsession. But I’m not alone. The ugly-pretty shoe...
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20 Oct

Rihanna’s Stylist Has His Eye On These 5 New Designers

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ELLE Fashion Director Samira Nasr talks shop with Mel Ottenberg, stylist to ELLE cover star Rihanna. What feels very of-the-moment? Mel Ottenberg: This is a great time to experiment. It’s all about a mix of oversize, androgynous shapes with ultra-feminine bags and shoes. Spring for the ridiculous shoe, not just the “sexy” shoe. What do you consider an absolute fashion faux pas? I find the reality of low-rise pants to be absolutely terrible. Where a stretch skinny jean once felt like enough, it’s not anymore. I’m really into a waist and embroidery when it comes to denim this season. What style essentials should every woman own? A jacket and a sweater that change your life when you put them on. And this season, an oversize shirt. Who do you think...
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20 Oct

What We Can Learn From H&M x Erdem’s Secret Garden Runway Show And Party

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To announce the launch of Erdem’s forthcoming collaboration with H&M, London-based designer Erdem Moralioglu brought an old English secret garden to Los Angeles. Walls of flowers and a swaying chandelier were the perfect backdrop to frame the designer and retail giant’s romantic eveningwear and coordinating suits. If Wednesday Adams ever married her true love in the English countryside, the set of Erdem and H&M’s collaboration would serve as the perfect inspiration.

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The collection is chock full of signature Erdem items: Models descended from a large balcony wearing a series of floral-print dresses—some knee-length, some full gowns, some with cut-outs, bows, sheer details, and frills—an adorable pajama set, suits, and tweed. But Moraliouglu also planned some unexpected standout moments,...
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20 Oct

Neiman Marcus Is Selling His-And-Hers Rolls-Royces As Christmas Gifts

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Whether you're ready for it or not, holiday shopping season is upon us. And if you're already stumped on what to get the special someone in your life, Neiman Marcus has a suggestion: why not a Rolls-Royce convertible or two?
The high-end retailer is offering limited-edition Dawn Drophead Coupés by the luxury auto dealer as a part of its annual Christmas Book holiday gift catalogue. The vehicles come in two "yours & mine" styles—because why would you give someone a Rolls-Royce without getting one for yourself?
There's a Lake Como-inspired blue iteration with a grey-and-black leather interior and a brushed metal dashboard for $439,625:

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And there's a Saint-Tropez-inspired orange version with a white-and-brown leather interior, a wood-paneled dashboard and doors, and...
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20 Oct

How Fiorucci Staged a Comeback Via Hashtag

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It was the fashion equivalent of a one-two punch.
One Spring morning, Gigi Hadid pushed through paparazzi in a simple white t-shirt with a vintage neon logo: Fiorucci. That same week, Chloe Sevigny wore her Fiorucci logo tee out shopping. Like a signal flare to their respective style tribes, the #Fiorucci hashtag started spreading from Brooklyn to Beverly Hills. And presto—a carefully planned comeback was born (along with tons of blog posts).

Ummmm who had a @fiorucci tee growing up? Me at 12 years old and they are back! Wow! #chloesevigny #fiorucci . . . . . : : : . . #melbournestylist #personalstylist #shopping #fashion #style #love #dailyfashion #makeover #wardrobe #trends #fashioninspo #styleinspiration #clothes #wiwt #streetstyle #lifestyle #wiw #instastyle #instafashion #instagood #igdaily #mum...
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20 Oct

Cheesy Slice-And-Bake Crackers

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"What can I bring?" A question you've asked a thousand times, only to have your host-to-be return some version of, "Oh, just a bottle of wine!" You know why they always say that? Because they don't know that you have this cheesy crackers recipe up your sleeve. If they knew that they were talking to a Capable Adult Human who is able to throw together a batch of the easiest, crispiest, most delicious cocktail hour snack known to mankind in about an hour, they'd be singing a different tune. "Oh, won't you pleeeeease make those cheesy crackers you always make," they'd plead, "they're literally addictive." But they don't know all of that yet. Which is why next time you get invited to a dinner party—or...
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20 Oct

Selena Gomez’s Holiday Coach Campaign Is Here

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Selena Gomez—singer, style icon, and most followed person on Instagram—has a new holiday campaign with Coach out today. Shot by Steven Meisel, with makeup by Pat McGrath and creative direction by Fabrien Baron, the singer gets festive in the new campaign photos, pictured with wrapped gifts in the back of a vintage car and the glittering lights of New York City behind her.
"My personal style doesn’t really change around the holidays," Gomez said in a statement. "I am happy wearing warm clothes. Coach has these amazing shearling jackets that I can’t wait to wear."

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The singer also revealed the holiday traditions she cherishes most—decorating the tree, of course—and how her family likes to give back...
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20 Oct

Yara Shahidi Is The Quintessential Cool Girl

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Yara Shahidi—The Harvard-bound Black-ishactress—has a new after-school gig: Freeform's upcoming Grown-ish. Whether she's cooking, on the beach, or doodling, we want to hang.
Lives in: Los Angeles.
What do you do in your downtime? I love to cook. I am constantly inspired by whatever I’m watching or doing at the moment—once I watched too many episodes of Cupcake Wars and tried to make an Earl Grey cupcake with honey buttercream, and it ended up being a sticky mess.
Fantasy dinner party? On the guest list: James Baldwin. The menu would range from traditional Persian food to soul food to everything in between. It’s a reminder of how similar we are because the basis of most meals is the same ingredients, just seasoned differently.

🌼My favorite color\\ the color of my joy...
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19 Oct

Tommy Hilfiger Will Now Design Clothes Specifically For Disabled People

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Tommy Hilfiger has announced plans to make a line of clothes for people with disabilities, Bloomberg has reported. The American fashion label is tapping into a market usually ignored by luxury fashion brands. The adaptive clothing line will feature adjusted seams and openings that make it easier for caretakers to dress the wearer, as well as magnetic closures so that it is easier to pull garments over the head or to get dressed with one hand. Trousers will have velcro and magnetic flies, while leg openings and hems will be adjustable to accommodate for leg braces. The men’s line will feature 37 pieces and the women’s 34 styles. In a statement, Hilfiger described moving into this market as part of a “democratization of fashion.”With millions...
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