J.W. Anderson x Uniqlo

After the announcement of the collab earlier this year, the J.W.Anderson x Uniqlo collection has finally arrived. Moving away from more experimental pieces that the brand has come to be known for, head designer Jonathan Anderson took inspiration from his upbringing bringing in elements of Northern Irish and British heritage – including Fair Isle, cable

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Tara Zadeh

I think it’s safe to say that, at this point, the It-bag of the early 2000s (see Sex and the City and Louis Vuitton) has made way for the Instagram bag—the one that trades in and out season after season depending on its photogenic qualities. Mostly, they’re courtesy of big brands (the Chloé Drew, the

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Leave it to Linjer

It’s no secret we’re not always the most minimal bunch when it comes to fashion. With shoes and handbags specifically, we tend to go the more-is-more route with sparkles, metallics, embellishments, and everything in between. But, there’s one accessories brand that may be able to convert even the most die-hard maximalists (or, at least get

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The Emily Bag

  The sultry model, Emily Ratakjowski has collaborated with The Kooples to create a custom day bag, which already has the fashion world talking. The bag, which is a black carry-all with gold hardware finishes and detachable strap, is more than just your average bag, as Ratajkowski explained toVogue US. “The funny thing is, I don’t have

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Towering Chanel

A scaled down version of the Eiffel Tower was erected inside the Grand Palais in Paris this morning as the centrepiece for the stage set for Chanel’s haute couture fashion show. Known for his lavish sets for the house, the ever-popular Karl Lagerfeld kept things relatively simple by his standards with this love letter to the city, while still

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Planted in a Bag

Louis Vuitton’s new collection of limited-edition accessories and furniture is inspired by luxury and travel. One of their collaborators, the French designer Damien Langlois-Meurinne, created an object associated with neither: a plant stand. Inspired by the fashion house’s classic Noé bag, his elegant Totem Floral is wrapped in sumptuous leather, with five gold-plated brass brackets.

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Hubert de Givenchy

HUBERT DE GIVENCHY has opened a self-titled exhibition at the Calais Museum for Lace and Fashion. Throughout his life, he has dressed a loyal cosmopolitan clientele including celebrities such as Jacqueline Kennedy and Audrey Hepburn, his muse and friend. The pieces on show demonstrate an acute sense of elegance and exquisite cultural refinement. Among other

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Yellowtail Fever

Designer Spotlight, B. Yellowtail: In an era of fast fashion — and even faster technology — it seems every day brings a new instance of cultural appropriation with some of the most egregious examples having to do with “borrowing” elements and imagery from Native American culture without fully understanding their significance or context. Los Angeles-based

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100 years, 100 handbags

If in the perennial sunny town of San Diego this summer, the latest exhibit at the Women’s Museum of California is featuring 100 years of handbags. Fashion, utility, lifestyle…handbags are intrinsically connected to how women live in modern society. This exhibit explores how women’s lives have shaped the fashion of handbags through a collection of one

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Force of Nature

For centuries there has been a strong connection between fashion and nature. Take, for example, the timeless lure of animal prints like leopard and zebra. The Museum at FIT has pulled together more than 75 objects from its permanent collection to illustrate how nature has influenced fashion from the 18th century up until today. More

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