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Hellz Bellz x Roxy Cottontail

13 February 2009, 23.58 | Posted in Design, Designer Collaboration, Fashion | No comments »

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Here’s a look at the latest  Valentine’s day themed collaboration between one the hottest womens streetwear labels Hellz Bellz and girl about town/dj/promoter Roxy Cottontail ” Some Bunny Loves You”. Exclusively avalable tomorrow at Karmaloop.

Closer look on the next page.

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Expose NY : Bambou by Farrah Delaunay

13 February 2009, 23.19 | Posted in Accessories, Design, Fashion | No comments »

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I cannot by any means consider myself a bag person. For the most part  I  get wrapped up in details, craftmanship  and, end up rocking the same one for years. When I saw Farrah Delaunay’s (above)  line “Bambou”  though, I wanted all her bags in all their glorious mix of  leather  and colorful  African fabrics. Being caribbean, living in Brooklyn it’s easy to see the use of ethnic fabrics in fashion as repetitive. However,  Farrah’s use of classic shapes and great details like  metal zippers, tassels, allows the bags to be  relevant to a fashion that is globally accessible,  and not stuck in a  ”type” or ethnicity. Look on the next page for a closer look at “Bambou”.

For more info  www.luxcartel.com

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Expose NY: Serpico Autumn/Winter 2009

13 February 2009, 22.14 | Posted in Design, Fashion | No comments »

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I just previewed the Autumn/Winter ‘09 collection from Serpico,at Expose NY . The label created by Melissa Serpico Kamhout. Based in Chicago , Serpico uses draping with a very architectural sensibility to create  a line that  is refined and intellectual .  The label’s aesthetic reminds me slightly  of our style conscious first lady, making “dressed-up”  look effortless, chic, sexy but never boring!

A closer Look  at Serpico on the next page.

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Yours Truly Spring/Summer 2009 Sneak Peak

13 February 2009, 02.44 | Posted in Design, Fashion | No comments »

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Here’s a sneak peak at Yours Truly ’s Spring/Summer ‘09 collection titled Above the Clouds.

More on the next page.

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Tilda Swinton on the Cover of Another Magazine

12 February 2009, 22.44 | Posted in Art, Books | No comments »

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Tilda Swinton, one of the edgiest dressed actresses, graces the cover of the upscale  british publication Another Magazine . In the 16th edition Tilda wears some of the newest names in avant- garde fashion: Mark Fast, Peter Pilotto, Peechoo+Krejberg, Sandra Backlund, Craig Lawrence, to name a few. On the next page a closer look at the amazing editorial and the photography of Craig Mcdean.

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Spyder Fresh Air Shell Jacket

12 February 2009, 21.19 | Posted in Coats & Jackets, Design, Fashion | No comments »

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I recently got a  Spyder Fresh Air Shell Jacket, and was pleasantly surprised.  The cut is sleek,  the jacket is lightweight and very warm,  transitions easily from outdoorsy adventures to a city/urban setting.  Basically,  you don’t take up two seats on the  subway with your puffy  your jacket.  A closer look on the next page .

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Beyonce’s Mani: Opposite of a Good Look!

12 February 2009, 20.15 | Posted in celebrity | 5 comments »

beebustednails Beyonces Mani: Opposite of a Good Look!es, Yes, those are Beyonce’s nails you’re looking at!! I mean, what the damn eff Bee, when exactly was the last time you got your nails did?? They are so bad in fact that I can’t help but think it’s a media stunt (granted a minor one), especially since she’s wearing what is supposedly her almost-never-worn engagement ring on the other hand. This is Bee, after all, the high priestness of Black Southern Belles, who do not do busted pedicures. And if if this is her attempt to be edgy, it’s not working! Mainly ’cause the chipped-nail look only works if you’re a skinny, young girl who smokes Marlboros and only ever wears skinny jeans and hightop Chucks. Sorry, but otherwise, you just look jacked-up and lazy.

All images from WireImage.

One more look at Bee’s scandolous pedi on the other side.

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Shopaholic Style at Patricia Field

12 February 2009, 19.00 | Posted in Fashion, Stores | No comments »

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Known for her creative costume design on some of the most infamously fashion conscious movie and TV sets (”Sex and the City” anyone?), Patricia Field landed her self the gig as the head honcho of the fashion department for the movie “Shopaholic.” To celebrate the release of the film Patricia has offered us a “Shopaholic Style” section on her web shop. The look above is by far my favorite but I have a feeling you will all go gaga for the accessories, which range from vintage heart-shaped sunglasses to neon clutches. If you have the opportunity you should head to the House of Field shop in the Bowery district of New York. The staff is super friendly and I have yet to resist walking out without dropping some serious dough.

More looks from Ms. Field’s Shopaholic style after the jump.

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Walter Van Beirendonck Boxing Shorts

12 February 2009, 16.17 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Stores | No comments »

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One of my fondest memories of growing up in  Montreal were the frigid  winter evenings when my dad, my sister and I would stay home and watch boxing matches together. While I confess my sister  and I too often attempted to ”practice ” boxing moves on each other (hey that’s what kids do),  I remember always wanting the shiny shorts the boxers wore, dreaming of rocking them to   first grade, flossing on the playground. Imagine my joy of finding that Walter van Beirendonck  actually designs really, really fun stylish ones. Silk Boxing Shorts available at SoupandFish.

Detailed view on the next page.

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Oliver Peoples x Zooey Deschanel

12 February 2009, 15.04 | Posted in Accessories, Design, celebrity | No comments »

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Zooey Deschanel, featured in the OliverPeoples 2009 campaign, has partnered with the  eyewear label  on a limited edition style the Zooey (above) available  on pre-sale at OliverPeoplesfrom February 15  to March 15. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Jennesse Center for Domestic Violence Intervention Program.