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A Brief History of the Naked Dress

Last Monday, Rihanna was awarded the coveted title of 2014 Fashion Icon by the CFDA.  Some were happy, some were not, but all of that was eclipsed by the now ubiquitous image of a practically-naked Rihanna on the red carpet at the award show. Full disclosure: I’m not Rihanna’s biggest fan, but for reasons other […]

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To Tommy From Zooey is Everything You Think it Is

A retro flair with a touch of preppy quirk for good measure–Zooey Deschanel’s capsule collection for Tommy Hilfiger, which was finally made available last month, has my heart aflutter. Dubbed by the actress/singer/designer as “modical,” the line is comprised of retro dresses with red and navy color blocking, pleats, and a nautical motif, pretty much […]

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Jeremy Scott, Moschino, & the 90s: The Line Between Tacky & Fun

  I’m a goofy girl, to be sure.  I rushed to American Apparel when they released a tee plastered with Cookie Monster’s mug a few years back, and I’ll be the first to incorporate anything Star Wars related into my wardrobe (my R2-D2 iPhone case is a case among cases). But even though everyone and […]

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Acne Studios Opening in Downtown LA

It sounds too good to be true–Acne Studios, the epitome of effortless cool and downtown chic with their staple knitwear and minimalist design, is opening their West Coast flagship store in Los Angeles, of all places.  Alas, it’s all true–and this week you’ll get to see for yourself. Wednesday, December 18th marks the grand opening […]