Alexander McQueen and Rugs?

Before he passed, Alexander McQueen finished an ambitious three-year project of designing a six-piece collection of rugs for the Rug Company. He created four rugs and two matching throw pillows. The rugs were hand knotted and mostly inspired by his clothing collections.

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McQueen’s Last Touch

This dress is believed to be the last dress that Alexander McQueen touched before his death. The elegant white silk charmeuse gown was not featured in his last Spring Paris collection, instead it made for his muse and longtime friend, Annabelle Neilson. Neilson adored his work and frequently wore his daring fashions. She wore this feathered gown to Elton John’s White Tie and Tiara Ball in June.

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Get the Look: Lindsay Lohan

It’s undeniable that Lindsay Lohan has always captured the media’s attention with her looks. From her trademark red-hair and girl-next-door look to her bombshell blonde hair and scandalous clothing, all eyes are on her.

Now, capture her look with our style guide!

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New Research Explains Pain When Wearing Heels

Have you ever noticed how some women can wear high-heels for 8 hours a day with no pain, while others can only bear 20 minutes in them? Thankfully, I am blessed and I can wear heels for extended periods of time with little discomfort. But I am seriously the only one I know who can tolerate them for that long. Why is that?!

Well, now science can explain this phenomenon. Marco Narici of Manchester Metropolitan University in Britain was determined to find out what happens to heel-wears and why they can stand being pushed on to their tiptoes. Continue reading

What Fashion Is

“Don’t you know that you are working at the place that published some of the greatest artists of the century? Halston, Lagerfeld, de la Renta. And what they did, what they created was greater than art because you live your life in it.” – The Devil Wears Prada

A few posts ago, I asked the ambiguous question of  “What is Fashion?” It seems that everyone has a different answer. Some believe it to be a commercial trap– a way to influence people to purchase more than they need. Others believe it to be a way of life like Coco Chanel immortalized in her words: “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” And finally, most just think fashion is just clothes.

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