Rainbow Brite

What better way to celebrate the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage than to carry a rainbow clutch? When it comes to determining a woman’s innate charm, nothing is more telling that the handbag she carries. This is what Elena Ghisellini believes and, in a way, it is true. The Florence-based designer honed her skills at

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“How Do I Feel Today?”

When Nathalie Edenburg isn’t striking a pose, her creative side takes the reigns, and currently she is in the middle of year-long daily undertaking, a project entitled “How Do I Feel Today”. The artist and model paints over a single portrait of herself each day, taking the image from a neutral mien to vibrant emotional impressions–les Fauves, of

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Come to Coney

In a break from from his urban retail and mixed-use projects, developer Joseph Sitt of Thor Equities on Wednesday launched Coney Art Walls, a large outdoor space for street art from artists from the Seventies to the present, as well as food and music in the heart of Brooklyn’s nostalgic seaside play land of attractions.

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Jeremy Scott Doc

“I want my clothes to live, to party, to have fun, to create a moment,” says Jeremy Scott in the trailer of the upcoming documentary Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer. Produced by the same guy behind “Valentino: The Last Emperor,” the film appears to focus on Scott’s first collection for Moschino and his ascent from a

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Marc Jacobs does Disney

Marc by Marc Jacobs is not gone yet. Before Marc Jacobs International goes to a single-label structure for spring, the contemporary brand will retail its final collection, resort 2016, which opened last week and was aesthetically directed by Jacobs himself. It also unveiled a holiday merchandise partnership with the Walt Disney Co. for products associated

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Leon Bridges, Coming Home

It certainly looks as though Texan newcomer Leon Bridges was incubated in some major-label laboratory. Retro soul is some of the most profitable material currently being exported, and the 25-year-old seems precision-engineered, having emerged suddenly in just-so trousers, with a voice that echoes Sam Cooke’s. The 10 songs of his debut are unabashedly old-school: romantic,

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Shady Illustrator Designs

To unveil their latest foray into eyewear, Prada tapped six fashion illustrators for a new digital experience, Prada Raw Avenue. The new line’s website features a virtual catwalk where shoppers can experience Prada’s sunglasses through the eyes of each illustrators’s interpretations. Users can interact with the site in real-time through the different illustrations as they

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Kate Spade Returns

Designer Kate Spade is ready for a comeback. She is returning to the fashion arena with an accessories collection due out for holiday. The line will consist of a full, extensive shoe line, as well as some handbag offerings. “I’ve spent the last eight years raising my daughter and being a consumer,” Spade told WWD.

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Lela Rose Launches Handbags

“Can I offer you a cocktail?” At about 2 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon, Lela Rose is not offering up a stiff drink — though, as a consummate hostess, one trusts she could if truly desired — but rather, a first look at her new line of evening clutches. “We’ve styled them and done them

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