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Giles Deacon on the Inspiration and Couture Craft Behind Pippa Middleton’s Wedding Dress

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The high-profile commission follows Deacon’s shift from ready-to-wear to couture 18 months ago. Here, he tells Tim Blanks about the joy in making ‘extraordinary, original, different things.’ LONDON, United Kingdom — So the cat was, in fact, out of the bag before … Continue reading

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Alexander McQueen 2017 Fall Ready to Wear Collection

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Sarah Burton has always had an affinity for nature, and for tuning into history. Whilst she worked for Alexander Lee McQueen—he took her on as his first and only assistant when she was a Central Saint Martins textiles student—she grew … Continue reading

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Erdem 2017 Fall Ready to Wear Collection

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As he was researching his Fall collection, Erdem dreamed up “an improbable meeting between two women, which could never have happened — [his] great-grandmothers.” He’s not a political designer in the slightest, but his subject matter has particular poignancy now. … Continue reading

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Hermes 2017 Fall Ready to Wear Collection

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So what would a long-range eye for the Hermès heritage purchase zoom in on, at a guess? The chic compromise between the horse blanket and the cape, cut in a classy shade of dusty salmon pink twill, bordered in raspberry … Continue reading

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Miu Miu 2017 Fall Ready to Wear

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She’d had the entire place—hall, chairs, pillars, floors, sweeping Art Deco staircases, and all—smothered in lavender fake fur of a cheesy, curly, astrakhan-imitating kind. Bringing down the curtain on Fall 2017 (the fashion shows have been running through the weirdest, … Continue reading

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Louis Vuitton 2017 Fall Ready to Wear

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The Louvre is the crossroads of the world—one of the globe’s most popular museums with more than 7 million people visiting annually. It’s closed on Tuesdays, but tonight several hundred guests were invited to the Cour Marly in the Richelieu … Continue reading

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Esteban Cortazar 2017 Fall Ready to Wear Collection

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This was Cortazar’s most eclectic and buoyant outing to date—certainly compared with Spring ’15, when he debuted seductively constructed looks that were pared-down and to-the-point. His description of this season’s woman as “Gitana punk” couldn’t make the contrast any clearer. … Continue reading

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