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Pick of the Week: Savage Beauty Comes Home

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By Regina Connell. Savage Beauty, a retrospective celebrating the life and work of Alexander McQueen was one of NY’s Metropolitan Museum’s most successful (and lucrative) shows. But as spectacular as it was, it’s nothing compared to what’s going on in … Continue reading

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Carla Fernández: Mixing Past and Present

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By Marcella Echavarria. Photos courtesy of Edgar Avila. Fashion designer Carla Fernandez looks with the eyes of a researcher, an anthropologist, a historian in awe of the immense treasures found in Mexico. Her signature design is geometric, distinctive, and respectful … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: The Line

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By Regina Connell. Ah, someone who gets it. The Line from Vanessa Traina (among others) is an amazing example of AltLuxe, the new luxury: It’s an online clothing and home goods retailer as well as a space, both online and in SOHO (NYC), … Continue reading

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Melissa Fleis: Crafting Black Magic

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By Natalie Powell. An antique rifle hangs over the fireplace; leather swatches and a skull candle lie on the kitchen table; bright white walls set off black kitchen accents and a red tea kettle; black fabric hangs on a dress-form … Continue reading

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