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Scene Snaps: Paris, Part One

Candid snaps of the street-style scene at Fashion Week spring ’17, from our Global Trend Reporter Kristin Yamada.

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ALL POSTS Fashion Week Street Style Style

Get the Look: Street Style at Bottega Veneta, MSGM, Marni and Ferragamo

Photos by Kristin Yamada Milan Fashion Week may be over, but the inspiration is endless. Here are some of our favorite (shoppable!) looks from MFW so far—captured by our gimlet-eyed street-style reporter Kristin Yamada—that we plan on emulating posthaste. Milan-born blogger Erika Boldrin, is an expert at making casual look cool. We love [...]

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ALL POSTS Beauty Fashion Week

Positively Clairvoyant by stila at Alice + Olivia | Backstage Beauty

In case you missed it, our resident Fashion Month foot soldier (editor-on-the-ground Laura Cassidy) reported on Alice + Olivia’s Sacred-Grove-inspired presentation on Tuesday. Now, we’re catching up with Sarah Lucero, lead artist at stila, to chat about how she created a makeup look to match the over-the-top old world kitsch and [...]

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ALL POSTS Beauty Fashion Week

Radiant Spirit by NARS at Rodarte | Backstage Beauty

As our fearless editor-on-the-ground, Laura Cassidy, reported yesterday from the front row of Rodarte, Kate and Laura Mulleavy’s Spring collection was inspired by The Spirit of the Beehive, a 1970’s Spanish film with two young sisters (and their charming childlike imaginations) at the heart of the story. Runway image: Indigital Images All Backstage Images: Masha Maltsava To play [...]

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Light and Luminous by Clé de Peau Beauté at Vera Wang | Backstage Beauty

Black, black and more black. The powerful dark sport attitude of Vera Wang’s spring collection called for makeup with a no-nonsense approach. Layered monochrome black and grey clothes with high fashion cutouts and peplums gave a fresh take on the formal yet still highly functional athleisure trend. Lucia Pieroni, lead artist at [...]

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Stardust Eyes by stila at Vivienne Tam | Backstage Beauty

Inspired by the diverse cultural scene in Houston, designer Vivienne Tam presented a playful mashup of prints, patchwork and embellishment for spring 2017. Her central themes wittily combined the awesomeness of the NASA space station with the cowboy machismo of The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The logos from these two venerable institutions even [...]

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Natural Glow with Shiseido at Zero + Maria Cornejo | Backstage Beauty

The ethereal looks in Maria Cornejo’s Spring 2017 collection evoke romanticism with a sophisticated simplicity well suited to the modern woman. It’s often said that Cornejo makes clothes that showcase the individual. Her design ethos is instantly recognizable, yet it never overpowers. It’s always the woman that shines. All runway photos: [...]

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POP-IN@Nordstrom

Surf City Pop-In: Last Chance

If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out our latest Surf City Pop-In Shop, don’t miss it. Our collection of super rad gear, gadgets, clothing and surf-inspired gifts is available online and in selected stores through Monday, May 26.

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Interviews POP-IN@Nordstrom

Surf-City Spotlight: Designer Cynthia Rowley

Designer, art enthusiast and surfer, Cynthia Rowley was a natural go-to for inclusion in our Surf City Pop-In Shop. Have you seen her wetsuits? We wanted to know more about all things Rowley—so we asked, and she was kind enough to answer. Read on for a glimpse into the life of this native Midwesterner, complete with an awkward Project Runway moment and a handsome life-saving surfer.

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