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Fashion & Style…A Mother’s Influence

For These Designers, Mom Knew Best By CHLOE MALLE Published: May 6, 2011 IN “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde wrote: “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” Fashion designers get around … Continue reading

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A little Art and Culture…The Huntington adds 2 new 20thC American Artworks

Huntington is adding two 20th century works to its American art holdings For the next two weeks, the works will be on view in the Rotthenberg Loggia of the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art. The pipe organ screen … Continue reading

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Fashion News…Hermes and Gaultier’s Fashion House

Herm’s Is Selling Its Stake in Gaultier’s Fashion House By SUZY MENKES and DAVID JOLLY Published: May 3, 201 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/04/business/global/04iht-fashion04.html?ref=fashion

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Did you know…Susan B. Anthony, Suffragette and Fashion Icon?

On Her Arm, a Symbol of Freedom By ERIC WILSON Published: May 4, 2011 THOUGH she has rarely been described as a style icon, the suffragist Susan B. Anthony was readily identifiable on her travels by her red shawl and alligator handbag. … Continue reading

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Art and Culture…McQueen Exhibition at the Met

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty May 4- July 31, 2011 @ the Metropolitan Museum of Art “You’ve got to know the rules to break them. That’s what I’m here for, to demolish the rules but to keep the tradition.” —Alexander McQueen … Continue reading

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Art and Culture…Sonia Delaunay, artist and fashion designer

Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay  On view now through June 19, 2011 at Smithsonian, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York  “Examining the more practical side of Delaunay’s pioneering achievement, this beautiful, enlightening exhibition offers some alluring … Continue reading

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The Zoe report …The real deal behind Fashion

Rachel Zoe is one of the biggest names in fashion styling. She was born on September 1, 1971. Hate her or love her, Zoe is known for having a wonderful fashion sense. Ironically she does not have any formal fashion … Continue reading

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It’s all about the clothes…Valentino

2011 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award: Valentino On Wednesday September 7, 2011, The Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology will honor Valentino with their 2011 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion.  The event has become … Continue reading

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Art and Culture…an everyday icon

The Museum at FIT presents Fashion Culture Special Programs throughout the year.  Check this one out!  Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style ~ Kate Betts Thursday, May 12, 6pm Katie Murphy Amphitheatre Fred P. Pomerantz Art and … Continue reading

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a little Art and Culture…”Picasso and Marie-Thérèse: L’amour fou”

We all know Picasso’s work…and we all know that he frequently painted his mistresses.  This new exhibition, “Picasso and Marie-Thérèse: L’amour fou” by co-curator and Picasso historian John Richardson, will highlight the relationship between him and Marie-Thérèse, his most famous mistress. Photo: Rob … Continue reading

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