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Jean-Paul Goude’s Lacoste Logo Celebrated

CROCODILE DANDY: A family of articulated crocodiles, with triangular hats, human torsos and origami tails, sprang to life on Wednesday evening in celebration of the launch of Jean-Paul Goude’s collaboration with Lacoste. As reported, he is the latest personality invited to redesign the brand’s storied crocodile logo for its annual …read more

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Nate Parker Addresses Rape Accusations in 60 Minutes Clip

Awards-season hopeful The Birth of a Nation centers around the slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831, but almost all the discussion surrounding the film’s release centers on The Birth of a Nation‘s producer, writer, director, and star, Nate Parker, who was acquitted of rape charges 17…<a target="_blank" …read more

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Paris Fashion Week’s Runways Are Still Overwhelmingly White

Paris Fashion Week has been chugging along for three days, and while there have been plenty of beautiful moments, the runways haven’t exactly been diverse. In fact, if you’re counting, it’s pretty bleak: Today’s Chloé show featured precisely eight women of color out of 44 looks…<a target="_blank" …read more

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Misty Copeland Did Her Own Makeup for This Ballet Book

The photographer Gregg Delman had seen only one ballet in his entire life before meeting Misty CopelandThe Nutcracker, in elementary school. He was so struck after seeing Copeland in a magazine that he cold-called her agent and asked to photograph her. The two began meeting a…<a target="_blank" …read more

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Why Do All My Instagram Cats Keep Dying?

Colonel Meow was the first to go.

A lumbering, long-haired Himalayan-Persian mix with the bearing of a military dictator, the Colonel was struck down by a sudden illness in January 2014. I’m not sure what I was doing when he actually left us, but I know for a…<a target="_blank" …read more

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Hunger Casts a Cruel, All-consuming Spell, Study Confirms

If you can think of literally nothing else but food when you’re hungry, it may be by design. New research suggests that hunger is a more powerful force than thirst or even fear.

For the study, published in the journal Neuron, researchers at the National Institutes…<a target="_blank" …read more

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The Paris Review Helps Celebrate Madewell x Sézane at Metrograph with Brigitte

VIVA FRANCE: For a true Parisian spirit, the musical duo Brigitte flew to New York to perform at Wednesday night’s party for the Madewell x Sézane collaboration.
With The Paris Review sharing in the hosting duties, Madewell’s head of design Joyce Lee and Sézane’s founder Morgane Sezalory welcomed about 150 guests …read more

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Balmain Shows Off Its Softer Side for Spring 2017

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Olivier Rousteing did away with his Balmain army’s armor for the brand’s spring-summer 2017 collection presented during Paris Fashion Week. Models including Gigi Hadid, Jourdan Dunn and Natasha Poly each sported matching sleek hairstyles as they hit the catwalk in stripped down looks–at least compared to past seasons. The new …read more

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Alyssa Milano on Football, Spinning, and Why She Hates Eating Alone

Plenty of us grew up watching Alyssa Milano as Sam on Who’s the Boss? So, when we were invited to take a spin class at Peloton in New York with the actress for the launch of the 2016 NFL Women’s Apparel Collection, including Milano’s <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nflshop.com/Alyssa_Milano" …read more

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Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Sets Capsule Collection for Iceberg

ICEBERG COMEBACK: Jean-Charles de Castelbajac is staging a comeback to Iceberg with a capsule collection. The French designer unveiled “Iceberg Icons,” a women’s wear capsule line for the Italian label on Wednesday, the second day of Paris Fashion Week. De Castelbajac was Iceberg’s first creative director, from 1976 to 1987.
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The Best Part of Being a Royal Is Getting to Pet Bunnies

While royal adults have a lot of annoying ceremonial duties to attend to, such as sending out lame tweets via antiquated technology, being a royal infant seems like a pretty sweet deal. Earlier today, Prince George and Princess Charlotte — a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old <a… …read more

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The Male Model Who Has Appeared on More Romance Novel Covers Than Fabio

Romance-novel covers haven’t changed much over the years — the combination of a beefy, shirtless man (often seducing a woman with a heaving bosom), some sort of prop, and a wind machine hidden slightly out of the frame has proven to be a reliable formula. But while Fabio…<a target="_blank" …read more

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Kim Kardashian Stars in Billboard Magazine, Talks Taylor Swift Feud

Kim Kardashian gets casual in t-shirt and ripped denim

Kim Kardashian rocks a denim jacket on the October 8, 2016 cover of Billboard Magazine. The reality television star wears a printed jacket from her husband Kanye West’s ‘Life of Pablo’ merchandise as well as Balenciaga silver boots. In the accompanying shoot, Kim poses for Zooey Grossman in casual glam …read more

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The Retro Stain Remover I Use on Everything

I was always a grubby kid (and am still a messy adult), but my mother always had a solution for making me look spick-and-span. I remember taking off my soccer uniform one day as a 9-year-old, covered in a strange Rorschach of blood and grass stains. My mother whipped out…<a target="_blank" …read more

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My Toddler Is Having a Halloween Identity Crisis

A few days ago, it occurred to me that my daughter, who is 2 and a half, wouldn’t remember Halloween. In the past six months, since her memory has started to form, I have encountered over and over the need to “introduce” her to things she has already experienced —…<a target="_blank" …read more

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Humberto Leon, Justin Peck to Team Again on Ballet Costumes

Ballet choreographer Justin Peck and Opening Ceremony’s Humberto Leon are set to team up again, WWD has learned.
Leon, cofounder and creative director of Opening Ceremony, will design costumes for Peck’s forthcoming winter season premiere, set to debut on Jan. 26.
Peck, New York City Ballet’s choreographer-in-residence since July 2014, previously teamed …read more

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Beyonce’s Ivy Park Gets An Update for the Fall Season

New Arrivals: Beyonce's Ivy Park

Beyonce’s highly buzzed about Ivy Park launches its fall-winter 2016 collection. The activewear brand co-founded by Queen Bey features bold prints, graphic logos and relaxed silhouettes. From a camouflage print parka jacket to an asymmetrical bodysuit and casual tank top, there are a variety of styles. These pieces are ideal …read more

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Seth Horowitz Chooses the Sweet Life as CEO of Baked by Melissa

PIECE OF CAKE: After 18 years in the fashion industry, Seth Horowitz is using his business acumen and color sense in a different way as Baked by Melissa’s new chief executive officer.
He succeeds founder Brian Bushell, who encouraged his sister Melissa Ben-Ishay to go home and bake cupcakes on the …read more

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The Best Street Style from Paris Fashion Week

Our favorite off-runway looks from the City of Light.

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