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Rejoice: It's Nicolas Ghesquière's First Collection for Louis Vuitton

Last night in Paris, Nicolas Ghesquière showed his feverishly-anticipated first collection for Louis Vuitton. Ghesquière — the much-beloved, highly respected and often imitated designer who catapulted Balenciaga to renown before leavingthe label abruptly — is a legend; Louis Vuitton is a hugely influential empire. So… » 3/05/14 6:00pm 3/05/14 6:00pm

Chanel's Fall-Winter Show Took Place in a High-Fashion Supermarket

Having just shown a couture collection in which the only footwear option was formal sneakers, it seems that Karl Lagerfeld is still devoted to provocatively (?) mixing the aspirational and the mundane. To wit: this presentation — which also heavily featured Fashion Sneakers, some of which were knee high — was… » 3/04/14 4:40pm 3/04/14 4:40pm

Marchesa: For the Highlands-Prowling Fairy Queen in You

Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig say that their inspiration for Marchesa's fall-winter 2014 line was "our Scottish woman who's a little bit more disheveled in winter, with this static hair like she's running through the fields in the Highlands." Given the pair's penchant for designing opulent, ethereal evening wear,… » 2/13/14 7:50pm 2/13/14 7:50pm