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Movie Fashion Inspiration: Clueless

Okay, so you're probably going, "Is this like a Noxzema commercial or what?" The next movie we'll be looking at for the 10 More Movies for Fashion Inspiration series is the 1995 teen comedy Clueless. The film centers around a rich Beverly Hills teen named Cher (Alicia Silverstone) who sets up two lonely teachers in order to raise her grades. When her plan works, Cher and her best friend Dionne (Stacey Dash) decide to use their popularity for good and make over awkward new girl Tai (Brittany Mu...
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Curls, Shags, & Beanies — How Mid90s Got Skater Hair Just Right

If you couldn't already tell by the title of Jonah Hill's directorial debut, mid90s, the movie is a throwback to the decade of teenage angst. But we're not talking about the Clueless kind, with Alaïa dresses and scrunchies everywhere. For Hill, the decade was mostly spent inside an L.A. skate shop, listening to A Tribe Called Quest and wearing éS SAL 23s. This movie isn't for the Cher Horowitzs of the worlds, but for the young Jonahs who found solace in a community of outcasts.For Hill to tell ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Rihanna, Tony Hawk, Jonah Hill, Lucas, Jonah, Ray, Hill, Stevie, Ruben, Alaia, MEGHAN MARKLE, Rodney Mullen, Kareem Campbell, Lucas Hedges

Alaia Capital lands $5.5 mln

Darien, Connecticut-based Alaia Capital, a financial services firm, has secured $5.5 million in funding. Centana Growth Partners led the round with participation from ThirdStream Partners LLC. PRESS RELEASE DARIEN, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alaia Capital, an independent asset management firm focused on the next generation of defined outcome investment solutions, announced today a $5.5 million strategic investment led by Centana Growth Partners, a growth equity firm. Centana Growth Partners is joined...
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I Finally 'Get' The Genius Of Azzedine Alaïa

I have a confession. I was shamefully and deeply unfashionably late to the cult of Azzedine Alaïa. The Tunisian designer — who arrived in France as a refugee in 1956 (during the Algerian War of Independence), and passed away there late last year — was a master couturier and singular fashion visionary. The very last true couturier, some say, because he continued to make most everything himself, from the patterns to the final touches.The problem is, I was a teenager in the 1990s. It was a time wh...
Tags: Fashion, Music, England, France, The Guardian, Victoria Beckham, Mark Wilson, Naomi Campbell, Grace Coddington, Campbell, Herve Leger, McKenna, Alaia, Alexander Wang, Nicolas Ghesquière, Ellen Von Unwerth

"Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier" at London Design Museum: Retrospective, installation, exhibition—a show that overwhelms with meticulous wonder

Master couturier, the beloved Azzedine Alaïa passed away in November 2017, but was already working on his retrospective at the London Design Museum. Now, the stunning exhibition “Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier” is open to the public and showcases some...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Fashion, Design, London, Exhibits, Culture, Exhibitions, Alaia, Azzedine Alaia, Londondesignmuseum, Fashiondesigners

Azzedine Alaïa’s Final Projects Open in London

A new exhibition at the Design Museum and a new store in Mayfair are testaments to the late designer’s exploration of form and style.
Tags: England, London, News, Mayfair, Alaia, Design Museum, Fashion and apparel, Azzedine Alaia, London (England, Azzedine, Design Museum (London

Rochelle Humes cheered on by Marvin and daughter Alaia as she runs the London Marathon

Rochelle Humes was one of the thousands runners to brave the heat on Sunday morning and...
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Opening Alaïa's self-curated show after the loss of the designer himself

When she started planning "Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier," the Design Museum's Alice Black never imagined she would open the exhibition without the man himself.
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The Best Celeb Coachella Outfits, Ranked From Least "Coachella" to Most

As they do each April, Hollywood has descended upon the desert for the annual Coachella music festival, and they aren't holding back, sartorially speaking. Between the festival itself (we're ready for you, Beyoncé), #RevolveFestival, and a slew of other fashion parties, there are a lot of celebrity Coachella outfits to be seen. To make things a little more interesting, as we add to the roundup, we're ranking each outfit from least "Coachella" to most. So if you want to see which celebrities at C...
Tags: Fashion, Hollywood, Celebrities, Rachel Zoe, Nicole Richie, Paris Hilton, Coachella, Alice, Harlow, Shay Mitchell, Emily Ratajkowski, Alaia, Marni, Olivia Culpo, Aimee Song, Allyson Payer

Bella Hadid May Be Onto Something With This Dress-and-Flats Combination

As you've probably noticed, Bella Hadid is filled with sartorial surprises, and this week in Tokyo was no exception. The model stepped out for an event wearing a vintage Alaïa minidress, but it wasn't paired with her usual recent shoe choice of Dr. Martens, "dad" sneakers, or sock boots. Instead, Hadid opted for a pair of brogues, a flat style that celebrities have been embracing more and more as of late.We're partial to wearing flat shoes with short dresses, as they can be a bit much when paire...
Tags: Fashion, Tokyo, Christian Louboutin, Martens, Hadid, Bella Hadid, Alaia, Outfit Ideas, Allyson Payer, Le Specs Outta Love Sunglasses

Before Model Off-Duty Style, There Was Naomi Campbell

Photo: Julian Makey/REX/Shutterstock. Long before Lily Donaldson, Cara Delevingne, Jourdan Dunn, and Edie Campbell, there was Naomi Campbell — the O.G. British supermodel (and arguably the best, alongside her BFF, the one-and-only Kate Moss).Campbell is having a renaissance of sorts (not that she went anywhere in the first place). The past year has been a good one: the spring '18 supers recreating Versace's Freedom! fall 1991 show; the steamy GQ cover shoot with Skepta, which only fueled rum...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, London, Hillary Clinton, Kate Moss, Miami, Vivienne Westwood, Victoria, Cher, Lenny Kravitz, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Tom Ford, Naomi Campbell, Roberto Cavalli, Elton

The Best Resale Websites You Should Know About

Which sites are the best, which are the easiest to use, and which carry the rarest hidden gems when it comes to online consignment? We suggest you start with the below.We’ve outlined all the details of what you need to know—whether you’re a buyer or seller—when it comes to the buzziest and coolest resale sites of the moment. And beyond the nitty-gritty details, we’ve also included each’s X-factor—you know, the special quality that makes one stand above the rest. For instance, a VIP concierge ser...
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Travel News: March 12, 2018

Hotels U.S. issues security alert for Playa del Carmen Travel Weekly The U.S. government on Wednesday issued a security alert for the Mexico resort town of Playa del Carmen and closed its consular agency there. The alert may have been triggered by a Feb. 21 explosion on a tourist ferry that injured 19 Mexican citizens and at least five U.S. citizens, according to the Associated Press. The AP also reported that undetonated explosive devices were found last week on another vessel owned by the sam...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Cbs News, China, Ap, Nepal, Shanghai, Marriott, Associated Press, Kathmandu, Belize, San Pedro, News And Deals, Playa Del Carmen, Dhaka Bangladesh, KATHMANDU Nepal

These Scents Are Hot Sex In A Bottle

We humans like to pretend we've evolved past our primordial caveman nature, but at the end of the day, we're just animals with skin-care routines and iPhone Xs. We may not walk around the bar literally sniffing potential partners' butts, but we're still picking up those pheromones that tell our brains "hump this one!" or "bark at that one!"And on nights when we're feeling especially carnal, we like to spray ourselves in scents that will make our bodies even more irresistible. And those scents, ...
Tags: Facebook, Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Paris, Manhattan, Sophia Loren, West Coast, Margot Robbie, Kiehl, Ferragamo, Mary Kate, Alaia, Ulta, Bloomingdales, Amo

The Boots Celebs Wear With Skinny Jeans and Leggings

"Celebrities—they're just like us!" is a phrase you read in magazines that accompanies photos of stars grocery shopping or walking into the gym. While red carpet fashion may not always feel relatable, celebrities really do favour off-duty uniforms much like yours. Case in point? Their cold-weather footwear of choice: cool boots.If you're in the market for a new pair, it's important to find a style that works with both your go-to skinny jeans and leggings. Taking inspiration from style stars and ...
Tags: Fashion, Celebrities, Selena Gomez, Chrissy Teigen, Chanel, Gucci, Gigi Hadid, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, Martens, Paige, Wolford, Nina Dobrev, Bella Hadid, Alaia, Alexander Wang

The Top 10 Moments From Couture Week

Hedi Slimane's surprising appointment at Céline, paying homage to Alaïa — and a 3-year-old on the runway.
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Azzedine Alaia “Je Suis Couturier” Exhibit

Last November 17th, the world mourned the unexpected loss of fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died of a heart attack at age 83. Starting as a humble dressmaker in Tunisia where he was born, Alaia moved to Paris in 1957, where he rose to be the greatest and most beloved couturier of the late 20th century and early 21st century. After stints designing and tailoring at Christian Dior, Guy Laroche, and Thierry Mugler, he opened his own tiny atelier in the late 1970s on rue de Bellechasse...
Tags: Travel, Fashion, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Tunisia, Charlotte, Ny Times, Van Cleef, Richemont, Greta Garbo, Marie Hélène de Rothschild, Alaia, Cartier, Museums/Galleries/Exhibits, Richard Nahem, Montmartre St Germain

Which Of 2017's Biggest Fashion Moments Got You Talking?

Fashion by definition is about change and newness, but 2017 was a year particularly marked by significant upheaval, launches, closures, and industry moves. It was a year of flux, fragility, and uncertainty, with a shared sense of instability that wasn't just felt throughout fashion, but across the entire world.2017 saw the decline of print media become an inescapable reality; it saw more designers consolidate their menswear and womenswear collections and present coed shows (or move away from th...
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An Azzedine Alaïa Exhibition Is Opening In London Next Spring

Last month, the fashion world was rocked when news broke of the passing of legendary designer Azzedine Alaïa. Tributes poured out from editors, designers, and supermodels alike, and at the Fashion Awards last week, Naomi Campbell, who referred to Alaïa as "Papa," took to the stage alongside a group of other models, to honor the late, great icon. In a touching speech, she spoke of his impact on both the industry and her personally: "He was the most generous, kind, compassionate, and humble man I...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Victoria Beckham, Madonna, Grace Jones, Mark Wilson, Naomi Campbell, Papa, Campbell, Alaia, Azzedine Alaia, Azzedine, Azzedine Alaïa Tributes, Cher Horowitz Michelle Obama Rihanna

The Year in Stuff

What a long, strange year it has been. Here are the pieces that defined it: what we wore, we carried, wanted, feared and waited for.
Tags: News, Rihanna, Edward, Trump, Campbell, Harvey, Naomi, Hugh, Weinstein, Hefner, Manolo, Alaia, Melania, Blahnik, Enninful, Fashion and apparel

In London, Empowerment and Emotion at the Fashion Awards

The big winners were Donatella Versace, Jonathan Anderson and Raf Simons, but the message was political.
Tags: London, News, Awards, Anna, Anderson, Campbell, Naomi, Bailey, Raf Simons, Alaia, Maria Grazia, Wintour, British Fashion Council, Fashion and apparel, Jonathan William (1984-, Christopher (1971-

YoBETA: Chile with Nate Johnstone

Full-grown adult from Nate Johnstone hails from Newport, Australia, where he goes home to care for his own unit (that’s Aussie-english for home), beautiful wife and cuddly kitty. He can afford to ball-out cause his parents taught him right, and has big-time sponsors because he ain’t afraid to COMPETE. Nathan is also known for his big mountain badassery. He joined the SOFT IMPACT party in Chile, we tapped him for some first-person tips for eating, drinking and more.  FOLLOW HIM ON INSTA HERE Nil...
Tags: News, Sport, Chile, Snowboarding, Nathan, Nate, Alaia, Punta de Lobos, Nils Arvidsson, YoBETA, Nate Johnstone, Soft Impact, Newport Australia, Jerome Tanon

Link About It: Remembering Azzedine Alaïa

The inimitable designer Azzedine Alaïa passed away over the weekend, and the outpour of grief from designers, editors, models and more has been overwhelming. Tunisian-born Alaïa rose to fame during the '80s and became known as "the king of cling" thanks...... Continue Reading...
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Remembering Azzedine Alaïa: The Designer Who Took Time

Almost alone in today’s fashion industry, he understood the value of time to the creative mind and the struggle it took to follow his own direction.
Tags: News, Alaia, Fashion and apparel, Azzedine Alaia, Paris (France, Couture (Fashion, Azzedine

Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Monday, November 20

Alibaba invests $2.9 billion in #1 China grocer Sun Art Retail. while Tencent passes it to become first Chinese tech firm valued at $500B as its WeChat app closes in on one billion users. Bitcoin sets record by passing $8,000 as tech concerns vanish. Facebook vet expresses concerns over self-regulation. Goldman Sachs is bullish on the year ahead. NASCAR renews Goodyear, adds Dollar Shave Club sponsorship. Skechers builds rep as a performance shoe brand. USA drops in global nation ranking. Volks...
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Iconic Fashion Designer Azzedine Alaïa Passes Away

Legendary fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa has passed away as a result of heart failure. He was 82.According to Business of Fashion, Alaïa's love of fashion started at a young age through reading issues of Vogue. Born to Tunisian farmers, he lied about his age in order to attend the École des Beaux-Arts in Tunis before he moved to Paris and started his career working for Christian Dior. With a wealth of experience, he opened his own atelier in the late '70s.Alaïa's work defined '80s fashion; his...
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The Latest: Celebrities mourn death of fashion icon Alaia

The Latest on the death of fashion icon Azzedine Alaia (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Fashion and entertainment celebrities from around the world are mourning the death of Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia (AZ'-uh-deen uh-LY'-uh).
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Only Wear Black and White? You'll Love These 7 Monochrome Outfits

For some, the idea of having any type of bold colour in their wardrobe is unthinkable. Instead, monochrome outfits, featuring black and white pieces, is the only thing they find acceptable. This is totally fine as a) they can obviously dress how they want, and b) it's unfalteringly chic. There's only one problem: How do you make a monochrome wardrobe look interesting every day? We turned to the street style women who have taken the look to a whole new level with their inventive outfits. Scroll d...
Tags: Fashion, Street Style, White, Alaia, Caroline Issa, Elinor Block

Hervé Léger, The Man Behind The Bandage Dress, Has Died

Hervé L. Leroux, the French designer who outfitted countless celebrities in the ‘90s and early 2000s with his signature bandage dresses under the name Hervé Léger, has died unexpectedly at the age of 60, WWD is reporting.Before his dresses became the go-to for the club scene, worn by everyone from Kim Kardashian and Lindsay Lohan to Victoria Beckham and Katy Perry, Léger worked at Fendi and Chanel with Karl Lagerfeld; Lagerfeld is reportedly the one who suggested he change his professional name...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kim Kardashian, Paris, Victoria Beckham, Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel, Lindsay Lohan, Fendi, Dita Von Teese, Cindy Crawford, Herve Leger, Jocelyn, Left Bank, Leroux, Alaia

How Vintage Became Hotter Than Present-Day Fashion

When ThredUp Founder and CEO James Reinhart introduced Luxe, a new portal for luxury consignment, on his eight-year-old online resale site last week, it was a the result of a number factors. Reinhart had always envisioned ThredUp as a place for customers to sell their used clothing, whether it be The Gap or Chanel, but recognized that users were searching for high-end brands at record rates over the past few months.“We saw an increased search volume for Chanel, we saw an increased search volume...
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