Fashion Designers Driving Innovation in Makeup

The competition to stamp the imprint of couture on mass-market cosmetics has gotten as thick as Pan-Cake. “Everyone wants a piece of the pie,” said Karen Grant, a global industry analyst for the NPD Group, a market research company. She added: “You still have a lot of play coming from the historical, legacy brands, like […]

Isaac walks the fashion runways of the world

Life has taken an unusual turn for an 18-year-old from a small town. Rather than hiking local land trust trails, Bridgewater’s Lindsay Isaac, known professionally simply as Isaac, now spends her days on the fashion runways of Paris, London and New York City. Isaac, a 2012 graduate of Shepaug Valley High School, is as a […]

The World’s Top 50 Fashion Schools, Isabel Marant Collaborates With H&M, and …

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See Which Fashion Schools Made the Grade: We ranked the top 50 fashion schools around the world and got the inside scoop from students. Save Your Money and Your Sanity With These DIY Beauty Tips: Did you spend a fortune on the perfect lipstick just to have it melt in your beach bag? Should have […]

Who won the year’s top fashion awards?

After drawing raves for creating Michelle Obama’s inaugural ensemble, designer Thom Browne took home the menswear designer of the year award. Winners of the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler pose with Kerry Washington.(Photo: Kevin Mazur, WireImage) They say birds of a feather flock together, and […]

Maisie Schloss, Emma Hastil, Emily Levine: Who Is the Next Fashion Star to …

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Prepare to meet the new Marc Jacobs. Like the spring and fall shows that drive the fashion industry, the month of May plays host to a bevy of collections presented by renowned fashion-design programs across the U.S. It’s there where bright young designers show off their talents to industry professionals and fellow students alike. From […]

Victoria Beckham plans UK store as juggles family and fashion

By Li-mei Hoang LONDON (Reuters) – British fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham said life as a working mother is a struggle but she relishes the challenge and plans to expand her empire with a retail store in London. As mother to three boys – Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 10, and Cruz, 8 – […]

The High Spark of Low-Heeled Shoes

Yet when models stepped out on spring runways at Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton, their low heels looked unexpectedly right — and miraculously wearable. At Marc Jacobs, the pumps and sling-backs had round block heels and a pointy toe; at Louis Vuitton, they had short slim-line heels and an even pointier toe. Other houses got […]

Competitive Fields for Council of Fashion Designers Awards

Jamie Mccarthy/Getty ImagesDiane von Furstenberg and Steven Kolb, chief executive of the Council of Fashion Designers of America at the CFDA awards nomination event. Board members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America met on Wednesday to decide the honorees and nominees for their annual fashion awards, and they came up with an unusually […]

Fashion Week questions answered (truthfully)

NEW YORK – Even before I return from New York Fashion Week, I can predict the questions from friends and colleagues: “What was your favorite show?” “Did you see any celebrities?” “What was the highlight of the week?” I’m always ready for them with a stack of rehearsed answers. Favorite? “Marc Jacobs.” Celeb? “Yes I […]

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