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Feb 6, 2012

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Designers to Watch

In just a few days, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will bring top designers together to show their 2012 collections and awe us all over again. While it's hard to keep up with every designer featured, there are a few that really stand out. There are the classic designers, the trendsetters and the newcomers, each with their own beautiful styles that affect the fashion world around us.

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Feb 11, 2010

We’re Shaking in Our Ankle Booties for NY Fashion Week!

For us fashionistas, New York Fashion Week is the highlight of the year (or at least the highlight of this dreary February we're having). Our CollegeCandy hearts always skips a beat when we see those white tents going up in Bryant Park. The clothes, the shoes, the celebrities, the glamour... Sigh. It's almost too much to bear.

Jan 14, 2010

Who’s Who on Project Runway, Season 7?

Project Runway Season 7 kicks off tonight! Along with our usual faves - Heidi, Tim, Michael and Nina - we're getting a whole new batch of designers to cut, stitch and bitch their way to the top. But while the 16 designers are all fresh faces, I know that many of them will fill the typical roles of contestants in season's past.

Jan 6, 2010

Would You Rather… Fashion Dreams [POLL]

Would you rather choose 20 items from your favorite fashion icon's wardrobe to have for free OR have your favorite designer make five pieces just for you?

Oct 3, 2009

From StyleHive: Breast Cancer Awareness Goes Chic

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but this is an issue that should be brought to light at all times. In an effort to spread the word, designers have been coming out with some simple and flattering t-shirt designs that can be worn way past the month of October to remind all of us of this worthy cause.

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Sep 10, 2009

5 Fashion Week Designers You Need to Know

September is one of my favorite months for many reasons: Back-to-school, Labor Day, Lil’ Wayne’s Birthday, Starbucks’s Pumpkin Spice Lattes and, of course, Fashion Week. Fashion Week is actually a misnomer; instead of a week, it is a month-long event full of runway shows, presentations and parties that starts in good ol’ NYC...

Project Runway Rundown: auf Wiedersehen, Bitches!

You know what they say in baseball: “Three strikes, and you’re out!” And now we know the same is true in Project Runway. But more on that later. First let's discuss Tim Gunn in flip flops and Wayfarers.

Welcome Back, Project Runway!

Project Runway is finally coming back tomorrow night. They've kept us waiting for-freaking-ever and now it's all coming back in a MAJOR way. I am still not quite over the fact that I have to watch Lifetime (the same network my mom boasts as her fav), but I gotta say: I'm really excited to see what this new season has to offer.

The Best Discount Designer Lines

Finally, a silver lining! Since the economy, you know, tanked, discount is no longer a dirty word! I guess $3000 tank dresses just aren’t selling like they used to. Designer clothing, once a hallmark of the fashion elite, is now being made available to us budget fashionistas.

Feb 19, 2009

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Sep 18, 2008

The Project Runway Rundown: College Grads and Pocket Squares

Last night’s episode of Project Runway was strange without Blayne. No “icious,” no hot pink sweatshirts… I felt bad that...

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Jul 25, 2008

1981 Called. They Want Their High-Tops Back.

I love fashion. I even love everything that is just soo ridiculous about fashion. Like how sweaters are in store...

Jun 14, 2008

Dresses For Rent

Unless you have been living under a rock — or spend so much money on uber expensive fashion that you’ve...

May 21, 2008

DIY Fashion: Kindergarten Meets Clyfford Still

Top three favorite things: 1) Margaritas, 2) Fashion, 3) Art projects. Top one favorite activity: A fashion-based art project fueled...

May 1, 2008

Get Your Own Personal Shopper…For Free!

Shopping can be hard work. How many times have you walked out of a store or clicked off a website...

Apr 18, 2008

The White Oxford: Reinventing a Classic

Let’s be honest here: The Gap hasn’t been lookin’ too good these past few years. Their clothes have been getting...

Apr 1, 2008

Do It Yourself (Kinda) Lingerie

Until sorta recently, I was never one for matching my bra to my undies, let alone buy super sexy lingerie....

Jan 18, 2008

Target Loses Isaac Mizrahi. I Lose A Potentially Fabulous Wardrobe.

Say it ain’t so. Tell me it isn’t true. There is no way Isaac Mizrahi would ever leave Target to...

Oct 13, 2007

Embrace Sweater Season!

For most people, Fall means three things: football, candy corn pumpkins (my absolute fav.) and midterms. And for those of...

Oct 10, 2007

Who Wants to Smell Like a Vagina Man’s Crotch?

So, remember Vulva? The questionable demand to smell…questionable is apparently, alive and well. In addition to smelling like a random...

Sep 20, 2007

Designer Copies Just Aren’t Right

  It’s hard to take a stand on designer copyright. On one hand, I understand why designers are so angry...

Jun 11, 2007

Celeb Labels Give Designers a Run for their Money

On the heels of the release of clothing line “Bitten” from Sarah Jessica Parker and “Elizabeth and James” from MK...

May 13, 2007

Designers, Make it Work

America has fallen in love with Tim Gunn. If a genie popped out of a lamp and granted every woman...