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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