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FASHION THAT ADMITS TO AN EMOTION.

There was something that took flight in this Dior SS 15 showing that moved Simons into the realm of the historic.There was something that took flight in this Dior SS 15 showing that moved Simons into the realm of the historic.

Do you notice how emotional fashion people have been this season? The ennui that made an emotional vacuum of the anti-spectacle of the Marc Jacobs. Tears at the Prada. Awe at the Dior. And then there was Phoebe Philo's honest and (gasp) heartfelt expression of uncertainty..or what Philo described to style.com as "being aware of the connection between creativity and risk".

As fashion has blurred faster and faster, moving now, almost at the speed of light, or at least fiber optic cables, it has felt as if it had also gotten more cynical. What used to be a tight little hermetic circle of taste and cool has been blown open to something of a mob scene with a lot of carelessness and crassness to go with it. But the true talent that anchor this industry had always held themselves to principles of both passion and excellence.

Marc by Marc Jacobs: Maximum Blast Radius

A most impressive media blast radius.A most impressive media blast radius.

The results are in! That great Marc by Marc Jacobs Instagram Model Search for its Fall/Winter 14 campaign drew nearly 70, 000 entrants, generated one of the best ads of the season ( thus far ), and shifts the paradigm not only for the brand, but also for the idea of what a modern casting does.

TI DATE: Afternoon reading: Francine Prose: 'Lovers at the Chameleon Club': BookMarc (NY) 04: 23: 13

A richly imagined and inventive literary masterpiece of love, art, and betrayal, set in Paris.A richly imagined and inventive literary masterpiece of love, art, and betrayal, set in Paris.

Expatriates in Paris...they're the ones who venerate the myth. As Francine Prose's seductive new novel testifies.
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ALL ABOARD THE TRANSCULTURAL EXPRESS

In this FW14 collection, Thomas Tait signaled his blockbuster potential.In this FW14 collection, Thomas Tait signaled his blockbuster potential.

As the fashion circus hangs in high suspense between Milan and Paris , it begs the question... Taste and place, city and identity, in a world  compressed by the post-digital and the post-global , what does it mean anymore?

DESIGNER COMMOTION. TAKE TWO

Still from Love magazine's FW 13 Vuitton fashion film . Directed by James LimaStill from Love magazine's FW 13 Vuitton fashion film . Directed by James Lima

"Luxury is being able to do what you want to do"

Marc Jacobs.

Priestess NYC Supports Designers Against AIDS

Watch the video, get inspired, help educate and make a difference!Watch the video, get inspired, help educate and make a difference!

Downtown NYC designer CODY ROSS recently collaborated with a couple of superstar videographers, BRITTANY KUBAT and CHARLES BILLOT on a fast as lightening, loud as thunder short film to promote the good work of
organization DESIGNERS AGAINST AIDS (DAA).

Scoop Du Jour: PFW Dinner Party Hiss and Post-Shows Bliss

Straight from the freshly cleared dinner tables of PFW (where the bread always goes untouched) ... The Top 5 Fashion Whispers of the moment.

MARC LACED IN PRADA

Marc Jocobs in Prada in Industrie#3!Marc Jacobs in Prada in Industrie#3

You've heard Marc Jacobs testify as to the climactic fabulousness of the Prada/Miu Miu axis and guess what, he's putting the proof thereof in full public view.

CURRENT READING: LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD: MARIPOL: DAMIANI

This book cover looks so much like the best album cover Madonna never did.This book cover looks so much like the best album cover Madonna never did.

"We grew up in a world where it was ok to exchange ideas with other people, and it wasn’t so rigid, and it's like what you said about the new wave and punk movement, it was much more raw and tougher and it was about a bunch of people who had something to say. It wasn't so boxed in and so pre-fabricated. It was something very organic and cool and very hard, you know, which is great."

Marc Jacobs in conversation with Maripol, excerpted from Little Red Riding Hood.

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