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WOE Magazine Presents Cover Talk with Claire Sulmers

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Being seen on scene with Claire Sulmers is a pretty big deal if you’re a fashion follower. This past weekend, Modern Stitches attended the WOE Magazine event, Cover Talk with Claire who is the founder and publisher of Fashion Bomb Daily and the face of WOE magazines third cover. The event was held right in the middle of Lord and Taylor in Washington D.C. and featured goody bags for guests,…

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What’s the Color of Your Sole?

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“It’s engaging, flirtatious, memorable, and the color of passion.” – Christian Louboutin. This quote, describing the infamous red bottomed sole of Louboutin stiletto heels, can arguably go down as one of the best quotes in fashion history. Louboutin shoes are not shy of using color. In fact, color is what inspired the latest design of the newest shoes. “I’ve drawn their shoes in the past, so they found me on…

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The Chanel RTW show is out of this world!

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The 1960s was a time of revolution in American history. Three astronauts landed on he moon in 1969, and Chanel dominated the wardrobe of the biggest stars, such as Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Jackie Kennedy, Grace Kelly and Jeanne Moreau-Wear. While Chanel gowns were on the red carpet, suits were the outfit of choice or everyday wear, particularly the tweed suit. Today, creative director Karl Lagerfeld combined two 60s iconic elements…

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Modern Stitches Moderates Indie Fashion Week’s Fashion Town Hall Event

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                                                                Photo Credit: Branden Doughty This week in Washington, DC, cycle 4 of Indie Fashion Week has commenced, but this time we’re along for the ride. On March 1st, Modern Stitches Magazine Founder and Publisher, Ashley Scarboro alongside the…

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Brave the Cold: Chicago Hosted its First Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show

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Fashion thrives in the liveliest of cities such as New York City and Los Angeles. By now you’ve noticed that vintage fashion is beginning to take over (not that we’re seeking a pat on the back) and is becoming a prominent feature of these fashion forward cities. Chicago, a city known for its annual food fest (The taste of Chicago), history and culture, is now on the verge of being…

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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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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…

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Pedal to the Metal: Adidas Release New 80’s Inspired Shell Toes

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Your favorite timeless and classic sneakers are coming at you full metal. Adidas released a futuristic version of the classic Superstar called “Superstar 80s Metal”. The sneaker, also referred to as shelltops or shell toes, have been around since the 1960s. Over the years, the sneakers has undergone numerous alterations, in which all generations have fell in love. The latest pair includes a light gray ostrich leather sneaker with a…