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Sugary Sweet Charlotte Ronson Goes Dark for Fall 2014
"This season is dark," declares Charlotte Ronson backstage at her Fall 2014 presentation. When Charlotte, a designer known for her sugary sweet look
BCBG's Lubov Azria Likes the Way Michael Kors Does Business
As chief creative officer of the BCBG Max Azria Group, Lubov Azria, along with her husband, Max, has guided the company to become a global retail powerhouse. On the eve of the company's 25th anniversary, we sat down with Lubov to chat obstacles, inspirations and what the future holds.
Kelly Wearstler On How Fashion Is 'Harder' Than Interiors
"I’ve done a 50-acre resort in the Caribbean, and fashion is harder."
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Luv Aj Designer Amanda Thomas Sold Her First Collection at Age 16
“She is so f***ing cool.” Mention Luv Aj accessories designer Amanda Thomas’s name at any industry gathering and that statement will follow. With a personal style of black (Balenciaga) on black (Phillip Lim) on black (Dsquared2) and a line of turn-the-dial-to-eleven accessories, the 25-year-old has everything Instagram crushes are made of—just ask her 21,000 followers. But don’t think the root of her success is superficial.
How Trina Turk Has Weathered Recessions and Knockoffs
California, modernist, cool. And lots of print. Trina Turk products are pretty instantly recognizable, whether we’re talking shift dresses, bedding or special edition Barbies. It’s a level of identifiability that designers in today’s fractured market crave. “We try to express the optimism of California in every product we do,” Turk tells us. But, as she is quick to point out, “You can get a printed short for $20 or $2,000. What we do as a brand has to have value.”
How Pose's Co-Founder Went From Broke Freelance Journalist to Tech Entrepreneur
"Be curious, know more than one thing, and don’t be afraid of change." When Alisa Gould-Simon offers career advice, you sit up and listen. Co-fou
Cynthia Vincent Reflects on 10 Years in the Biz, Being an 'Entrepreneur at Heart' and the Politics of Partnerships
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent. That's some serious staying power in a very fickle industry. To celebrate the occasion, we caught up with Vincent--who is also credited as the original creative lead behind contemporary mega-brand Vince--in her Los Angeles showroom.
Song of Style's Aimee Song on Keeping her Day Job, and Getting 'Burned' by Competitive Bloggers
Most of us can barely get one job and this girl has two -- and two very successful ones at that.