ALEX WANG – 35mm FILM

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Old West Americana

French label April 77 has made an impact on the denim scene from the start. This season, aside from their 13.5oz  Japanese selvedge stretch denim jeans and jackets (each piece comes nicely packaged in a Bleu de Chine bag to protect your $430 jeans and the $420 jacket investment), their F/W 2009 lookbook features inspiring pieces with strong themes influenced ...
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The Little Seed

As mothers themselves, Soleil Moon Frye and Paige Goldberg Tolmach know how important babies are, which is why they opened The Little Seed. This shop carries everything for the little ones, from clothes and toys to diapers and creams that are all eco-friendly and organic. Aside from the vast selection of adorable pieces, The Larchmont store sets an example for
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The Field House

Seattle's Blackbird has continued its retail domination with a new outpost dedicated to workwear treasures, vintage goods, basic groceries and even "smell good" items like candles, flowers and perfumes. The Field House is inspired by a community center that owner Nicole Miller's grandmother spent time in as a child. As the store's press release explains, "In a culture dominated by ...
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cloak

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Balenciaga Hearts Vintage II

  While in Texas covering a show I took a picture of this vintage Galanos dress. The cut velvet fabric looked very familiar, and I quickly confirmed it's Balenciaganess as soon as I got access to a computer. I love Galanos too Nicolas.
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pocket

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Obey x Levi’s

Shepard Fairey staged a live public art installation in front of the Levi’s Times Square store on October 30th to commemorate the launch of Obey x Levi’s, a limited-edition clothing collection jointly designed by Fairey and Levi’s. The mural was later affixed to the facade of the Levi's Times Square store and is on view until November 5, 2009. The collection, ...
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diamond kaleidoscope

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What A Spectacle

Iconic figures of film have always inspired retro-themed collections. With eyewear becoming a key classification for retailers, it's no wonder that Barneys New York decided to partner with LA-based Barton Perreira to recreate legendary filmmaker Albert Maysles' trademark frames. Maysles, along with his late brother David, directed documentaries such as “Gimme Shelter," "Salesman," and “Grey Gardens” that captured the 1970s-era ...
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polka dot

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Evisu: Re-launch

With Scott Morrison (known for founding Paper Denim and Earnest Sewn) as creative director,  Evisu is now re-launching its brand with a new collection for men and women (from $150 to $700 a pair). The collection pays homage to the fascinating roots of the brand's quality, craftsmanship, and authenticity. The new concept focuses on authentic washes, new fits and a ...
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Roxy Preview: Surf Saturdays

Where would one find a chic surfer girl in New York City? Most likely hanging out at Saturdays Surf NYC on Crosby Street in SOHO. The store (that moonlights as a gallery) provided the perfect setting for the Roxy 2010 Spring Collection preview party a few weeks ago. Confection colored apparel, swimwear and wetsuits where merchandised in moody vignettes throughout ...
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The Scent of Fashion


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Designer Snoopy

Iconic beagle Snoopy turns 60 next year and Japan Fashion Week recently kicked off the birthday celebrations a little early with a special exhibition at Tokyo Midtown, the fashion week's official venue. International brands like Hermes, Chloe, Chanel and Balenciaga all created miniature looks for the beagle and his female companion. G.V.G.V., an edgy brand that showed in Tokyo last ...
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