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Designer Uma Wang Welcomed to New York

It seems like designer Uma Wang is hardly ever down on her luck, but last night fate threw her yet another bone: the weather was pretty much perfect for her official welcome party to the city, which took place at the W Downtown Living Room Bar & Terrace. After launching her eponymous label in 2005, […]

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The Upcoming Met Exhibit Has People Talking About Feminism

The Met Gala, the launch of Costume Institute's Spring 2012 exhibit (Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations), is just around the corner. Monday, May 7, thousands of us will crowd around our computer screens to watch fashion's biggest players walk the industry's most prestigious red carpet, compulsively checking our Twitter feeds for updates from the trenches. […]

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2012 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominations Announced (Forum Buzz)

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced the nominees, honorees, and host for the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards last night at an exclusive event hosted by CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg at her studio in New York’s Meatpacking District. The nominees are as follows: Womenswear Designer of the Year: – Ashley Olsen and […]

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Slimane Replaces Pilati at Yves Saint Laurent

When Raf Simons' departure from Jil Sander was reported early last week, the news was followed by speculation that the Belgian designer would replace Stefano Pilati at Yves Saint Laurent. As it happens, Simons' next step is still unclear, but the legendary French fashion house will indeed be welcoming a new designer, and all signs […]

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Underage Ford Models Walked for Marc Jacobs

Even though the CFDA issued a recommendation to designers urging them not to use models younger than 16 in their shows, a fourteen and fifteen-year-old walked the Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 runway last night. Thairine Garcia and Ondria Hardin are both represented by Ford Models, the only agency that reportedly included under-16 models in its […]

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See How the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Gets Made

An insider-y new documentary series about the 2011 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund premiered yesterday on Hulu. The six-part show follows 10 finalists, chosen out of 200, as they compete, via design challenges and fashion shows, for the top prize. If Fashion Fund Confidential sounds a lot like Project Runway, that's because the competition is a lot […]

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Milan Tries to Swindle New York Out of a Fashion Week Day

The international catwalk war is still raging but now Milan's playing smart. The home of Italy's esteemed fashion week released a statement that'll possibly pit New York and London against each other in the conflict over September catwalk scheduling. The turf war started when Milan decided to change their show dates due to factory production […]

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The CFDA Launches a ‘Design Manifesto’

The CFDA has had enough and it isn't going to take it anymore. The fashion design council has decided to tackle copyright infringement head on and it's decided that the best way to tackle the massive issue of copying and fakes in the fashion industry is with…a poster. I'm sure the CFDA's latest effort, ambitiously […]

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CFDA/Vogue Announce the 2011 Fashion Fund Finalists

CFDA/Vogue have announced the 10 finalists for the 2011 Fashion Fund Award, an annual prize that awards mentorship and guidance to one winner and two runners-up. The lucky ten designers are: Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra, Pamela Love for Pamela Love Jewelry; Antonio Azzuolo for A.A., Carlos Campos, Shane Gabier and Chris Peters for Creatures of […]

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