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Jorge Ayala Paris: on shaping emotions, architecture and fashion

Jorge Ayala Paris: on shaping emotions, architecture and fashion

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Mexican-born and Paris-based architect Jorge Ayala recently opened the first concept store for his eponymous fashion label in the French capital…

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Metropolitan Museum announces that it will rename Costume Institute as The Anna Wintour Costume Centre

Metropolitan Museum announces that it will rename Costume Institute as The Anna Wintour Costume Centre

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it will rename its famousCostume Institute as The Anna Wintour Costume Center once it reopens on 8 May after extensive refurbishment work…

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Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates fashion designer Charles James

Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates fashion designer Charles James

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One of the most eagerly awaited fashion exhibitions scheduled for 2014 is, without a doubt, ‘Charles James: Beyond Fashion’, which will be open to the public between 8 May and 10 August at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

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‘Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!’: A passionate life nurturing British eccentricity and sartorial talent

‘Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!’: A passionate life nurturing British eccentricity and sartorial talent

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On 20 November 2013, London’s Somerset House unveiled ‘Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!’, a major exhibition that celebrates the life of the late patron of fashion, Isabella Blow, by showcasing personal memorabilia and over a hundred pieces from her own fashion collection…

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Louis Vuitton confirms Nicolas Ghesquière as new artistic director

Louis Vuitton confirms Nicolas Ghesquière as new artistic director

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French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has today named Nicolas Ghesquière as the new creative director for its women’s collections. The designer, who was formerly creative director at Balenciaga, replaces Marc Jacobs who stepped down from the role in October 2013 after 16 years in charge of Louis Vuitton’s womenswear…

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David Bowie voted best-dressed British person ever

David Bowie voted best-dressed British person ever

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British singer David Bowie has been voted the best-dressed Briton in history in a recent poll by BBC History Magazine, winning the title with 48.5 per cent of the votes…

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The Glamour of Bellville Sassoon: an enchanting historical narrative of British haute couture

The Glamour of Bellville Sassoon: an enchanting historical narrative of British haute couture

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2013 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize shortlisted finalists announced

2013 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize shortlisted finalists announced

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Zaha Hadid and United Nude unveil the NOVA shoe

Zaha Hadid and United Nude unveil the NOVA shoe

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‘Punk: Chaos to Couture’ Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

‘Punk: Chaos to Couture’ Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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