Horsing Around

“I was influenced by my grandmother Peggy McGrath Rockefeller,” claims Ms. Ariana Rockefeller. “She was so stylish and always put together in a way that seemed effortless, whether at the stables or a black tie wardrobe.” Along with her privately retailed namesake apparel collection, she will launch a range of equestrian-inspired handbags for fall 2016

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Fabric Finesse

Well-designed, sophisticated, playful bags need not be made of leather, according to rising French label Rue de Verneuil — which hopes to write a new handbag paradigm with refined styles made from fabric. The brand, which was founded in 2014 by Vincent Ribat, has quickly amassed a roster of major stockists for its vibrantly coloured assortment

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Lagerfeld Lense

Chanel is going to Havana, Cuba in May for its Cruise 2017 collection, and will also open Karl Lagerfeld’s photography exhibition Obra en Proceso/Work in Progress, hosted by the Factoría Habana from this Thursday, April 28th through May 12th. The exhibition will showcase more than 200 of Lagerfeld’s photographs, featuring fashion, architecture and landscapes, all

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Designer Spotlight: Kayu

Founded by (the adorable) Jamie Lin who grew up in South East Asia and is a fan of traditional and artisanal crafts found in the region, each Kayu bag is designed with natural materials such as straw, shell and wood. The extraordinary part, though, is that it’s all made by hand from artisans in the

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La Ligne

Simply, La Linge translates to “the line” and for all line and stripe lovers out there, this is for you.  La Ligne (launched by fashion pros formerly of Vogue and Rag & Bone) offers the kind of sophisticated, streamlined pieces that won’t just sit in the back of your closet — the clothes you can wear

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Prince Panache

Prince’s unapologetically flamboyant fashion sense made him an icon as much as his music did. Not one to conform to the tides of trends or social norms, his style — like that of David Bowie, who died in January – was gender-bending, but instead of androgyny like Bowie, Prince favored lace, frilly ruffles, bandanas and

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Tod’s for Baby

While the kids are away at Coachella, the moms are busy in the city taking care of business. Yesterday at the Chateau Marmont, nonprofit Baby2Baby partnered with Tod’s to host a lunch celebrating the organization and raising awareness of the 125,000 low-income children that the charity assists with diapers and clothing. Tod’s, presenting a music-themed lunch

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House of Herrera

Carolina Herrera is making her company’s 35th anniversary year one to remember by staging her first major exhibition in two cities simultaneously — Savannah and Atlanta. Thanks to the Savannah College of Art & Design, “Refined Irreverence” will bow at SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film in Atlanta and SCAD Museum of Art in

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V&A

“WOMEN’S underwear had two functions in the 18th century: hygienic and structural,” so begins Undressed, the Victoria & Albert Museum‘s new exhibition, opening this Saturday – and some would say not much has changed since those days, at least in terms of intention. The showcase – which is loosely chronological but also thematic – charts

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Coachella

  Nineties nostalgists, rejoice! Guns N’ Roses is performing tonight at Coachella. The music festival in Indio, California, is the second stop on the band’s long-awaited summer reunion tour. To prepare for it and the remainder of the weekend, a few suggestions from retailer Free People. www.freepeople.com http://live.coachella.com/

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