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January 2017

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Puma Heads to the Ballet with new Swan Pack Collection

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The grace, poise, and femininity of ballet combined with the edge, street, and function of sneakers have merged into one: The Swan Pack Collection by Puma. The Spring/Summer 2017 ¬†collection features “…the fiercest Sport style and Training styles from Puma with swan-inspired details: a black-and-white color palette, iridescent materials, and feather prints.” said the brand in a press release. Puma traveled to the big apple and visited the esteemed New…

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Power Suit: Revamping Women’s Dress Code

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Are women’s fashion styles changing? Are they heading towards a more androgynous look? Bomber jackets and blazers paired with boyfriend jeans became a norm in 2016. Many centuries ago, you wouldn’t dare see a woman in jeans, or even pants for that matter. During the early 20th century (1920s and 1930s to be exact) is when women start wearing trousers leisurely. That is, when completing their housewife duties out in…

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The Met Presents Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

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The Costume Institute x The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents the ongoing exhibit Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion.This exhibit features 60 hand picked pieces dating to the 18th century to present to be displayed. The pieces — mostly womenswear, but a few menswear and accessories as well — were picked by curator Jessica Regan due to their craftsmanship, quality, and high aesthetic appeal. Don’t believe us? See for yourself, here. Each piece…

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Stop the Press: The Official Modern Stitches Launch Party 1.20.17

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Incase you haven’t heard the huge news, we’re ditching our desks for the day and having a party! And of course, you’re invited! Editor-in-Chief, Ashley Scarboro and the Modern Stitches team will host the official launch party for the magazine on January, 20th at Stonefish Lounge DC from 5:30pm to 9pm. While we would love to spill the beans on all the wonderful elements of the night, we like to…