Monthly Archives: October 2010

Career Advice: Vera Wang

A lesson learned or two from Vera Wang. 1. It’s not just about what you design, it is who you dress. 2. Timing is everything Even though her preference was for sportswear, the opportunity in fashion in the late ’80s-early ’90s was … Continue reading

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Exclusive … Burberry’s new video Featuring Patch Williams

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Purely Fabulous…Rene, Lalique

Rene Lalique 1860-1945 . Renowned Jeweler and glass designer. Born in Ay, Marne, France. Lalique studied drawing in Paris from 1876 to 1881. He worked as a goldsmith and spent some years in London before returning to Paris. Lalique opened … Continue reading

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Designer 3D sunglasses? Really?

So I have been reading perezhilton.com lately and I have noticed that some of the major designers are coming out with Designer 3D sunglasses. Why? Do people really need $300 dollar designer sunglasses to watch a 3D movie? What do … Continue reading

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Funky and Fresh meet FURIO Apparel

FURIO Apparel is a funky and fresh take on Fashion. After looking at their site I was completely intrigued and thought I had to post something about them! I like their concept and what the company is about! The pictures … Continue reading

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Did you know what a Peg-top skirt is?

I sure didn’t but let me tell you about this fashion trend 1920′s! A pet-top skirt is a skirt that is cut to be very full over the hips and narrow at the ankle. A popular fashion style during the … Continue reading

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Get to know lottiefrank on Etsy

Lottiefrank makes fresh and fun fashion illustrations that are available on Etsy. I find these cute and cheeky!I love the fact that Lottiefrank uses mixed mediums and incorporates different materials into her final pieces I have included her bio below. … Continue reading

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Did you know…Redingote

Redingote – Is an English term for a ‘Riding Coat’ worn by men in the 18th century, the mid-19th century redingote was a women’s long sleeved gown with a large, turn down collar. At the end of the century a … Continue reading

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Behind the seams with Banana Republic

On twitter Banana Republic put out a amazing exclusive look behind their spring collection. Check out these fabulous pictures at http://img.ly/images/BananaRepublic  

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Did you know we are on Twitter? Check us out at

Hey guys! we are on twitter! check us out at @achicdirection Find us on facebook in groups under achicdirection

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