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Donna Karan Steps Down as Head of Donna Karan Int’l

Designer Donna Karan has decided to step down as head of Donna Karan International, to focus on her Urban Zen line according to the New York Times.  So what will happen to the fashion house that bears her name? The future is uncertain.  According to the New York Times, “LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the […]

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Lady Gaga’s Dog Models for Coach

Yes, Lady Gaga’s dog is now voguing for Coach. We all know Coach handbags and accessories has a reputation for delivering gorgeous durable handbags. So is the brand literally going to the dogs? Gaga’s dog is the star of “COACH PUPS,” a new campaign that features canine stars in a series of portraits photographed by […]

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Designer Sue Wong Launches Fragrance and eCommerce

Los Angeles fashion designer Sue Wong has recently launched online shopping so that fashionistas everywhere can buy direct from Sue Wong.   She’s also launched a new fragrance, Sue Wong Eau De Parfum, that matches her vintage styled fashion creations.   The website, fittingly called SHOP.SUEWONG.com, now features shopping categories to help shoppers find her exquisite […]

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Burberry Unveils Fall 2015 Fashion Campaign

Burberry today unveiled its Autumn/Winter 2015 campaign, introducing the latest additions to its Burberry Family.  Generally, I enjoy every new Burberry campaign from both a marketing and a fashion perspective–they do a great job on every aspect from the clothes, to the photography, the music, the videos and the social media. The quality of the […]

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T.J.Maxx and Marshalls Survey: Hottest Swimwear Styles

Are you looking for the perfect swimsuit? Or maybe a swimsuit that is both a good deal and one that flatters your shape? If so, you might be interested in this new survey from T.J.Maxx and Marshalls that spotlights the hottest swimwear styles of 2015 state by state.  As we all know, the weather in […]

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Online Market Etsy Celebrates Ten Years

We love Etsy and we’re  so excited to hear that this unique online market of small business has survived in a challenging economy for 10 years!  If you haven’t shopped Etsy, Inc. , then you should.  It’s an amazing a retail marketplace where people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell […]

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True Cost: A New Movie Takes a Tough Look at Fast Fashion

We all love good deals.  But no one wants to get a good deal if they know that it’s harming another human being.   A new documentary call The True Cost, explores the environmental and human impacts of how clothing is currently produced.  The film looks at the conditions that workers labor under to make […]

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GILT SALE EVENT – Up to 90% off Women’s &Men’s Designer Apparel

If high-end designer deals are what you crave, and maybe even some presents for Father’s Day, then you might want to shop this Friday June 12 online at Gilt Groupe.  Our spies gave us the low down on the sale goods, and frankly , they sound pretty amazing.  To shop the sale, sign up for […]

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Singer Foxes featured in H&M Divided Fall 2015 campaign

H&M is doing another collaboration with a pop-star. British singer-songwriter and Grammy Award winner, Foxes, has been announced as the face of a new H&M Divided fall 2015 campaign launching this July. The campaign, shot in Los Angeles, features Foxes wearing a  mix of grunge inspired essentials: bomber jackets, varsity sweatshirts, graphic T-shirts, miniskirts, and bootcut […]

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Target Announces Plaid from Adam Lippes for Target

If you are mad for plaid, then here’s some good news for you. Target has announced a new Adam Lippes for Target collection that will feature apparel,  plaid Diet Coke bottles, shampoo bottles, ChapStick tubes, dog leashes, Band-Aids, paper towels and more.  According to Target, designer Adam Lippes has been tapped to create more than 50 items inspired by buffalo plaid for the Adam Lippes for Target collection […]

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