Laura Cassidy

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Friends in High Places: Our Stylist on Statement Earrings and KFASHION

“I love a statement ear, can you tell?” Keara Matthiesen is being rhetorical. Yeah, girl. We can tell. As one of our key stylists, it’s her job to know when and how to add hot hoops and bold dangles. For the images in Pop-In@Nordstrom: KFASHION, Keara styled white kicks and fishnets with the best [...]

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Asking for a Friend: The Two Things You Need to Rock Korean Fashion

If we had to name just one thing we love about the super fresh, globally relevant looks in our new Pop-In@Nordstrom: KFASHION, it’d be that they’re super easy to mix into your closet. They put the “ready” in ready-to-wear—it’s as simple as that. KFashion styles from Yune Ho, KUHO and J KOO, worn with pointy-toe [...]

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Please Meet the Real Mademoiselle Chanel—and Your New Favorite Handbag Collection

2017 is the year of Gabrielle. You’ve known her all these years as Coco, but with today’s launch of Chanel’s GABRIELLE bag, Karl Lagerfeld truly gets us on a first-name basis with the ultimate style icon. What’s more, this intimate invitation—and the handbag reveal that comes with it—is a call to [...]

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Allure Mag Talks Korean Fashion with Olivia Kim | Required Reading

Olivia Kim makes Seoul’s pop-culture-obsessed fashion scene sound dangerously exciting. Talking recently about trends and It items with a writer at Allure.com, she puts herself in the platform shoes of the city’s youth culture and imagines them going, “We’re going to embrace it. We’re going to love it. We’re going [...]

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SPACE

Hey, Toronto! You Can Meet Vejas Kruszewski in SPACE LAB at Nordstrom

We’ve had the pleasure of standing in a Paris Fashion Week showroom twice now with the lauded and awarded-young SPACE designer Vejas Kruszewski (no really, though; he’s just barely two decades old), and we are here to tell you that he’s one of the most easygoing yet intellectual designers we know. Vejas; [...]

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Our Designer VPs on Their Favorite Paris Fashion Week Moments

Tricia Smith and Jennifer Wheeler enter the stylish back bar at Daroco looking like they just came off the beach in Saint-Tropez. Well, except that they’re in ankle boots and turtlenecks, trench coats and long sleeves. The attitude, though—it’s pure relaxed satisfaction. Contented fulfillment. It’s a mood that isn’t necessarily native to this [...]

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Ten SPACE Favorites from Paris Fashion Week

Rolling around Paris for a week or so with Olivia Kim and SPACE buyer Raul Becerra is kind of like an advanced fashion version of National Lampoon’s European Vacation. Especially the part where the Griswold family circles the Eiffel Tower and Clark (played in our version by Olivia) tries passionately [...]

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Worldly and Intimate: With Our Buyers in Sea NY’s Paris Showroom

As I chatted with Sea NY cofounder Sean Monahan, an almost-forgotten term from high school social studies came back to me: melting pot. We were talking about handmade silk beads that come from India, a print from Liberty London and a blouse’s weighty, gorgeous lace—which he gets in Italy. And he was talking [...]

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Fashion Friends: Robert Clergerie and Self-Portrait Celebrate Collaboration

A few weeks ago, back at New York Fashion Week, Self-Portrait founder and designer Han Chong added menswear plaids and velvet rompers to his established vernacular of lacy dresses and off-the-shoulder silhouettes. And on Wednesday in Paris, the iconic and historically French footwear brand Robert Clergerie gave fans and the industry a late-’80s/early-’90s collection inspired [...]

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In the Showroom with Clare Waight Keller’s Final Chloé Collection

How would you say farewell to an iconic brand after six years? Would you go backward through all the seasons and revisit your favorite looks; or would you go forward as you always have, trusting what your heart tells you is most beautiful, most meaningful, most immediate and right now? [...]

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