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We have no problem revealing our love for Club Monaco. When we need a break from the rustic, woodsy aesthetic of J. Crew -- seriously, our closet is already bursting with plaid, flannel shirts and heavy boots -- Club Monaco provides the perfect answers. It's clean, friendly Americana vibe reads as a prepsters guidebook to the Hamptons -- while adding a contemporary feel and avoiding stuffy, hokey connotations.

October 25 2011 6:44 AM

Being pregnant has not slowed the whirlwind force that is Beyoncé Knowles in the slightest. Not that we'd ever expect it from the expecting diva. Since announcing her pregnancy, Knowles has released a music video, performed live at the VMA's, and took New York Fashion Week by storm. Her latest fashion-related activity is hinted at on lensman Terry Richardson's blog.

October 24 2011 9:12 AM

It's easy to be jealous of designer Zac Posen. While today may be his 31st birthday, the wunderkind has already spent a decade as one of the fashion industry's reigning darlings. The New York-born and raised dressmaker is known around town for his effervescent personality, preternatural hand at construction, and opulently glamorous aesthetic. Add to that a circle of fabulous socialites as friends and its easy to see how Posen's name landed on the lips of buyers, editors, and PYTs just after graduation.

October 24 2011 8:30 AM

Sometimes sad things happen, and as a consequence, a really cute thing happens. Case in point? Due to oil spillage in New Zealand, the penguins down undah are in some serious danger. The soiled water can get caught in their little feathers and make them ill when preening. Obviously, this is not good and sad. That being said, one short-term solution is to knit these lil' guys sweaters so they don't fuss with their plumage. This solution, however, yields the adorable image, like the one above.

October 21 2011 12:58 PM

Thanks to visits downtown with his psychologist of 25-years, Barneys' Ambassador-at-Large Simon Doonan has come face-to-face with the denizens of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Doonan, who may have a pretty penny or two, still doesn't constitute one of the elite enemy known as the 1% but he does enjoy the drama that has unfolded, and has taken a particular interest in the strange and wonderful street styles being displayed at the energetic demonstrations outside his shrink's window. 

October 21 2011 11:36 AM


Get ready for a major male model moment as the folks over at VMAN hav enlisted the help of a bevy of beautiful boys for a charming editorial. Runway regulars like Garrett Neff (above) and Brad Kroenig (below) re-created their childhood pictures for the glossy. If it's a bit gimmicky, we can forgive it, because this gimmick is cuter than pie. Neff cliff diving and Kroenig's soccer photo undeniably pull at our heartstrings. 

October 21 2011 7:28 AM


October 21 2011 6:46 AM

As we mentioned yesterday, this Sunday, OWN Network's documentary series Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind will be featuring the life and work of designer and filmmaker Tom Ford. Today, we got our hands on a few clips from the upcoming episode, and, needless to say -- we're dying. This is gonna be good. 

October 20 2011 1:53 PM

Those looking for Patrik Ervell's pop-up shop in downtown Manhattan, may stumble into what appear to be the rubble-strewn remnants of a space and think they made a wrong turn somewhere. But no -- should they gaze more closely at the post-apocolyptic raw room will notice monastic jackets and beautifully understated attire delicately displayed amid the chaos. That's the kind of dichotomy that Ervell has long exploited -- subtle design elements suffused with a dangerous edge -- and is elucidating via his two-week tenure as a stand along shop. 

October 20 2011 1:36 PM