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Joan Smalls Talks Cropped Sweatshirts, Killer Heels and True Religion Brand Jeans

The latest model to cross over into designer territory is all about dressing up and down and always playing it cool.

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Paris Fashion Week, March 8: Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney makes modern sophistication look totally effortless.

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Milan Fashion Week: February 28

Highlights and commentary from yesterday’s Milan Fashion Week runway shows: an astrological motif wound through Peter Dundas’ final collection at Pucci while Roberto Cavalli did what he does best with a show that deftly mixed sexy and sophisticated.

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New York Fashion Week: February 17

Highlights and commentary from yesterday’s runway shows: bold looks rooted in girl power at MARC BY MARC JACOBS, a ’70s Moroccan fantasy from Tory Burch, modern minimalism at Narcisco Rodriguez and the bittersweet passing of the torch at the always lovely, classically feminine Oscar de la Renta show.

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Listen Up! DJ Suspence’s NYE Picks

Champagne, fancy clothes, noisemakers, sparklers…there’s a lot to think about when considering the perfect New Year’s Eve celebration, but an awesome playlist should be right up there. Rather than leave it to chance, this year we’ve decided to get some professional help. Spencer Manio (aka DJ Suspence) spends his days [...]

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Listen Up! Wings

After The Beatles, but well before Paul McCartney became an official “Sir”, Macca had a little outfit called Wings (a name apparently inspired by his designer daughter Stella’s birth). The band—featuring a core lineup of Paul, his wife Linda and guitarist Denny Laine—generated a slew of ’70s hits like “Jet“, [...]

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Listen Up! Katie Gately

It’s the time of year when one is aurally bombarded by holiday tunes—whether you’re in a doctor’s waiting room or shopping at the market. Don’t get us wrong, we love those seasonal songs, from the classic to the contemporary, but sometimes we want to switch them off and switch things [...]

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Listen Up! Ex Hex

TGIF. A popular sentiment 52 times a year, but some weeks you really, truly mean it. Those are the Fridays you want to dust off the workweek and just have FUN. You’ll need a soundtrack for that. Might we suggest Ex Hex? Even if you don’t fancy yourself a rocker, [...]

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Listen Up! Antony and the Johnsons

Everyone knows Times Square for being very bright and very loud—a tourist attraction on par with Las Vegas in terms of the sheer wattage being gobbled up. But did you know that every day, just before 12am, it’s also an open-air art exhibit? Since 2012, the Times Square Advertising Coalition [...]

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Listen Up! 5 Questions for Doug Yule from The Velvet Underground

Since The Velvet Underground quietly disintegrated in the early ’70s there have been numerous reissues and special collections of their body of work—from their now-groundbreaking first album featuring Nico (with a Warhol-designed cover) to their last studio album, Loaded, a disc chock-full of grooving pop hits. Their parent label, Universal, [...]

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