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Top Collections at New York Fashion Week (February 2017)

I’ve dreamed about going to Fashion Week for years now, but I know the glitz and glamour isn’t quite the scene for an amateur college girl who still shops at Forever 21 sales racks and only fantasizes about couture and real diamonds. It’s an expensive, hectic week that I’m not sure I’ll ever get a chance… Continue reading Top Collections at New York Fashion Week (February 2017)

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Designer Spotlight: David Koma

Who? Russian-bred, Georgian-born, London-based fashion designer David Koma What? Spring 2017 Ready-To-Wear Collection When David Koma was a child, he began experimenting with fashion illustration. When he was 13, he had designed his first collection. Since then, the Russian-bred designer has presented several collections a year at London Fashion Week and continues to amaze with his innovative designs.… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: David Koma

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Designer Spotlight: Zuhair Murad

Who? Zuhair Murad When? Born in 1971 Where? Born in Lebanon, based in Paris What? The Resort 2016 Collection Born in Lebanon, Zuhair Murad relocated to Paris to study fashion. The move proved to be a good one, now that Murad is a  successful fashion designer dressing huge celebrities (including Blake Lively, Jennifer Lopez, and Taylor Swift) for red carpet… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Zuhair Murad

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Designer Spotlight: Paco Rabanne

Who? Paco Rabanne When? Born 1934, fashion house founded in 1966 Where? Born in Spain, based in France What? Summer 2014 collection Many things changed for Paco Rabanne, a genius of the 1960s fashion world. He was born in Spain and originally studied education, but he’s since ended up dominating the French fashion industry, first making jewelry for big-name fashion… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Paco Rabanne

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Designer Spotlight: Holly Fulton

Who? Holly Fulton When? Born 1977 Where? Born in Edinburgh, Scotland but currently based in London, England What? Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection Young Scottish designer Holly Fulton didn’t intend to get into the fashion industry. First, she wanted to be a veterinarian, but switched her major in college, obtaining a fashion textiles degree in Edinburgh. Since graduating… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Holly Fulton

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Designer Spotlight: Ulyana Sergeenko

Who? Ulyana Sergeenko When? Born August 30, 1981 Where? Kazakhstan  What? Couture Spring 2016 Collection Young socialite Ulyana Sergeenko is a well-loved Russian fashion designer and blogger for good reason. After countless collaborations with other designers that didn’t provide the credit she deserved for her contributions, she launched her eponymous label in Paris in 2012… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Ulyana Sergeenko

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Designer Spotlight: Rami al-Ali

Who? Fashion designer Rami al-Ali When? Couture brand founded in 2000 Where? Born in Syria, based in United Arab Emirates  What? Couture Spring 2014 Collection Syrian-born fashion designer Rami al-Ali studied at the College of Fine Arts in the early 90s, dabbling in different design positions like interior design and visual communications, eventually settling in… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Rami al-Ali