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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Fashion In The Middle Ages

In the Middle Ages in Europe, you were doing pretty well if you even had time to think about fashion. The images in the slideshow below, from illuminated manuscripts now showing at the Getty Center, shows not just the upper crust’s real style, but also their opulent fantasies. The Getty explains: “Wealthy patrons commissioned images of a perfect world, filled with glamorous versions of themselves and rather too well-dressed peasants.”
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Friday, May 13, 2011

Exclusive Interview: Giambattista Valli at the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary Fashion Show

Written by Tanya STYLEbistro
Designer Giambattista Valli and model Doutzen Kroes
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"Everybody adores the San Francisco Ballet in Europe, it's considered one of the best ballets in the world!" Giambattista Valli explained when we asked what drew him to show his Fall 2011 collection for the annual San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary Fashion Show, adding "I thought it was the best opportunity to come to San Francisco, there is not a better opportunity than this to do a fashion show as a charity for a ballet." All the city's lovers of ballet and fashion flocked to the San Francisco Fairmont Hotel last night, decked out in their finest designer dresses for a cocktail hour, auction, formal dinner and the much anticipated Giambattista Valli runway presentation. The Italian designer, previously the creative director at Emanuel Ungaro, has........Read more

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Saturday, March 5, 2011


Gareth Pugh’s fall 2011 collection was unmistakeably Pugh–having black dramatic shapes with a razor sharp edge, severe styling on the models and sci-fi undertones. Interestingly enough, there was also the shocking edition of electric blue and gold paneling for a more colorful adventure than seasons past.

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