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February 2017

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#NYFW: Royal Vintage Styles featured in the Francesca Liberatore Fashion Show

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Nothing says vintage better than an electric guitar playing smoothly in the background as models walk, swaying in velvet and fringe. Did someone say Francesca Liberatore? Walking into the the footsteps of fashion, literally, Liberatore founded her self-titled label in 2009, after working for Viktor & Rolf, Jean Paul Gaultier and Brioni. According to NYFW.com, Her work has earned her such honors and recognitions such as Italy’s prestigious Next Generation competition, and work…

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#NYFW: Small Boutique Fashion Week Recap

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New York Fashion week usually highlights the top, and best designers: Oscar de la Renta, Coach, and Nicole Miller, to name a few. But, we all know the big names had to start somewhere. Whether starting by working for a fashion company, or starting as a family company, the great always start somewhere. In the case of Small Boutique Fashion Week, this particular company highlighs small boutiques aiming to gain…

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Coach Celebrates its 75th Anniversary with NYFW Dual-Gender Fashion Show

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Coach is making news again as the brand has announced a dual-gender fashion show. The news at first seemed striking — we thought, men in women’s clothing? The idea is nothing new, especially since transgender models are taking the fashion world by storm. But no, Coach has cleverly positioned the words and publicity of the announcement. Instead of a separate mens show in London, England, Coach is bringing the men…

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Worth the buy: Does cutting vintage devalue the item?

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Vintage noun | vin·tage | \ˈvin-tij\ According to Merriam-Webster, vintage is (a) a period of origin or manufacture and (b) : length of existence. While vintage can refer to numerous unique and antique things, vintage has a special place in the world of fashion. We all know pricing that suede piece from the 70s, or your mom’s mom jeans from the 90s, can be expensive, but are vintage items really…

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12 Fave Early 2000s Songs Sampled for Tory Lanez Chixtape 4

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While some Hip Hop fanatics and critics argue over if sampling is considered original, or just lazy; Music artist Tory Lanez took the idea and created something genius. In his new Chixtape4 mixtape, the hip hop musician crafted some of our favorite 12 Hip Hop and R&B songs from the early 2000s. Each song, whether slowed up, slowed down,  provided some nostalgia as the R&B tape soothes through the speakers. The intro…

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Coach and Michael Kors battle it out for Kate Spade

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It’s a battle of the handbags. Luxury brand Kate Spade is up for grabs, and Michael Kors and Coach are both fighting to take this company under its wing. First reported by Business of Fashion, the US hedge fund Caerus Investors urged Kate Spade to sell, when the company failed to to achieve comparable profit margins vis-à-vis its rivals. Buying out Kate Spade’s brand includes its homeware (bedding, furniture, and kitchenware)…