Peggy Moffitt

The whirlwind speed of fashion hasn’t deterred the iconic Sixties model Peggy Moffitt from getting back into the game with a signature activewear label. With her 76th birthday in sight, she sounds spry, punctuating much of what she says — and critiques — with laughter. But Moffitt said she seldom ventures into Los Angeles, preferring

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Exhibitionism

The huge Rolling Stones retrospective “Exhibitionism” opens next month at the Saatchi Gallery in London. It will feature battle-scarred guitars, Vegas-worthy stage outfits and other relics unearthed from the band’s half-century reign as rock deities. The only artifacts missing, you could say, will be the Stones themselves. The hallowed septuagenarians have become, in a cultural

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Antonello

Born in Italy and educated at the London College of Fashion, designer Antonello launched his namesake line of luxuryhandbags to worldwide acclaim.  With a desire to preserve the ancient art of local craftsmanship, Antonello launched a line of luxury eco-conscious bags inspired by those his mother and grandmother grew up with. His handloomed bags feature

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Look at the Pictures

Late photography legend Robert Mapplethorpe will get his first full-length documentary since his death several decades ago this coming April.  The documentary, dubbed Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures  will focus on his early years in New York—where he studied art at Pratt and entered into a romantic relationship and lifelong friendship with Patti Smith—through his

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Techstyle

Fierce to look at but gentler on the planet. That’s the future of clothing, as envisioned by the Museum of Fine Arts fashion exhibit, “#Techstyle,” through July 10. The show opened with a party and sitdown dinner for 400 in honor of the 10th anniversary of the MFA’s Fashion Council. The group has helped the

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Conscious H&M

H&M‘s latest conscious collection is designed with quality in mind and, as always, sustainable materials like hemp and organic silk. But for Spring ’16, the brand’s offering is inspired by the new Fashion Forward: 3 Centuries of Fashion exhibit opening at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. H&M tapped style savant Julia Restoin Roitfeld

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Skater Gangsta

In 2014, New York locals Arianna Maya Gil and Sheyla Grullón decided to do something about the mostly male skate scene. Together they formed Brujas, a collective of girls who love to skate. The skaters, who range in age from 15 to 27, gather from all over New York City: Soundview, King’s Bridge, Washington Heights,

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Tech Heat

Founded by Rana Nakhal Solset, a former executive at titles including Wallpaper, Elle and Tatler, the brand has created the world’s first smart coats that incorporate patented infra-red and battery-operated technology to heat the wearer at varying degrees of warmth – not that you would know it. The designs – a trench and a wrap-coat for

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Barbie does Paris

Barbie is capping off Paris Fashion Week with her own exhibition. The iconic doll is the subject of a sprawling show simply titled “Barbie” at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris, opening Thursday. The 16,150-square-foot show includes some 700 dolls, scale models, video installations, art pieces and fashion treasures from the museum’s collection, including from Carven,

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