Monthly Archives: February 2009

Morning Musings (And Muses) At The Met!

Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Explores Role of Fashion Models as Muses of Recent Eras. Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, the spring 2009 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will explore the reciprocal relationship between…
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Topshop gets ready for Soho opening

  Flamboyant owner Sir Philip Green isn’t about to change his strategy for Topshop’s U.S. debut. This peek inside Topshop Soho was telling: the store looked nowhere near complete. How, we wondered, would they be ready to open by November?…
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Dining in Public at the Diesel store

The Diesel empire reached another milestone on Tuesday morning with the opening here of the fourth Diesel Planet store, its largest outpost in the world on 5th Avenue in the Big Apple!  Shoppers and passer-bys won’t be able to miss…
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A trendy bar-dining concept

Not so long ago, dinner at the bar was a kind of in-house secret among the restaurant-obsessed. You didn’t need a reservation when you ate at the bar, and the meal was often more streamlined and intimate than at a…
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MAC x Hello Kitty Couture Auction Live on eBay!

Just a reminder that the MAC x Hello Kitty Couture Auction is live on eBay now! Designer creations as seen at the MAC x Hello Kitty Launch Event in NYC last Friday are up for auction, creations up for bids are:…
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Fabulous Ad : Giuseppe Zanotti Spring 09

I always love a 50′s throwback to the swell days of muscle cars and poodle skirts. Would you have been a Rizzo or a Sandra Dee? In the Spring Giuseppe Zanotti ads, shot by Inez & Vinoodh, model Anja Rubki is…
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Don’t miss the Hanky Panky Valentine’s day promotion to be sexy!

    Get ready to dazzle your Valentine by taking advantage of the special  Valentine’s Day promotion at Shopbop. From now until Feb. 13, take 15 percent off all Hanky Panky Valentine’s Day items. With the discount, this Hanky Panky Leopard…
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Pixie, Lydia, and Daisy: Not Just Campaign Pals

Pringle of Scotland (founded in 1815!) has been massaging its reputation as a stodgy heritage brand for a few years now. Its new Spring ad campaign starring Pixie Geldof, Lydia Hearst, and Daisy Lowe is another step in the direction…
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Adidas party for lucky few!

  Is Adidas stepping in to save fashion week? The sportswear behemoth is launching SLVR, a new line; with its own Soho storefront to boot; during the New York collections. Unlike its collaborations with Yohji Yamamoto and Stella McCartney, the…
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BestowBoutique.com

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to get sweet and sultry. If you’re looking for a creative way to spice things up for your man, check out BestowBoutique.com. No Frederick’s of Hollywood here, Bestow is all about sophisticated sexiness. It’s all about…
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You are not going to believe it! McDonald’s is Sponsoring Fashion Week

You never thought you’d see this, did you? McDonald’s wants to get young, female tabloid readers hooked on its new McCafé coffee drinks, which sound like their version of Starbucks’ variously flavored lattes, mochas… So they’re joining Mercedes Benz and…
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Alexander Wang Designs Limited-Edition Condoms

The February 14 date of Alexander Wang’s fashion show could not be more fitting for the unveiling of the limited-edition condom he designed in collaboration with Planned Parenthood. The Proper Attire rubbers will be sold at Thompson Hotels, with all…
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