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Time and time again we're advised to not judge books by their covers. In no place is this clearer than with the womenswear label Costello Tagliapietra, helmed by Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra. Together the pair have created collections that are both feminine and languid -- often noted for its wearability, clever use of color, and sophisticated construction. “Our only aim is to make women beautiful," they told us back in 2009.

October 17 2011 3:59 PM

Well, the ever elusive "they" have always maintainted that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's true, then designer Prabal Gurung showed his adoration for the reigning king of American sportswear, Mr. Marc Jacobs, by dressing up as him for Halloween a few years back, as he told Refinery29.

October 17 2011 2:50 PM

"I'm wearing a Paul Smith blazer, because I wanted to wear at least one British designer, with a vintage Versace pencil skirt and just some heels."

 

-- Androgynous modeling superstar Andrej Pejic to Vogue UK on what he wore to meet the Queen of England.

October 14 2011 1:05 PM

Last year, editor Stefano Tonchi made waves with the annual art issue of W Magazine by having reality-TV maven Kim Kardashian pose nude for the cover. This year, the glossy has once again featured a pop culture phenom -- this time opting for the eccentric rapper Nicki Minaj.

October 14 2011 12:55 PM

To help promote the Gay Men's Health Crisis's annual Fashion Forward event -- which raises money for the foundation -- they've made a video feature a wild cast of exciting, sexy characters. Andrej Pejic, Jenny Shimizu, and a bevy of sexy models dance and shimmy in hopes of coercing you to buy a ticket. 

The event, which will be hosted by Brad Goreski, will take place on November 17th, and you can buy tickets here

October 13 2011 8:06 AM

Opulence and extravagance are still prevailing, but in radically different ways. Despite a lethargic economy, increased focus on ecommerce, and a generally uninspired consumer, retailers are still focusing on the store experience to generate excitement. But flashiness can come in two different ways. Take for example the monstrous beast that is the Fifth Avenue Uniqlo global flagship that we visited just yesterday. It was the perfect example of unrestrained excess.

October 13 2011 7:15 AM

In a recent profile in The Independent, designer Jean Paul Gaultier candidly discusses his life, and the many divas with whom he's worked -- Madonna and Lady Gaga among them -- but he has some choice words for the Vogue editrix (and Out obsession) Anna Wintour

October 12 2011 9:52 AM

While the world mourns digital visionary and cultural game-changer Steve Jobs, the media's fascination with the former CEO of Apple has yet to wane. 

October 12 2011 9:07 AM

As a follow up to this year's immensely popular exhibit featuring the works of the deceased Alexander McQueen, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute has chosen Miuccia Prada (right) and Elsa Schiaparelli as the subjects of next spring's show.

October 12 2011 8:41 AM
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