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Housing Works Fall Preview: Thrift Shop Fashion For Charity

Housing Works Fall Preview: Thrift Shop Fashion For Charity

If you love fashion, thrifty finds and helping a charitable cause, they all go hand in hand at Housing Works. The place is an absolute haven for vintage and designer clothes, accessories, shoes, art, books, furniture and home goods. If that weren’t reason enough to love it, all of the proceeds from the deeply discounted deals go towards helping those who are homeless and living with HIV and AIDS.

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Long Live Couture!

Long Live Couture!

Remember these magnificent alien/mermaid McQueen shoes? Of course you do, and if you’re like us you’re still fantasizing about how to get your mitts on these incredible lobster-claw/satyr-hoof/sea-monster concoctions so you can stop traffic every week in the cereal aisle.  (Imagine never needing help reaching the top shelf ever again!) To the surprise of … […]

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Trend, Treat, Treasure: Mushrooms

Trend, Treat, Treasure: Mushrooms

There are some trends that are purposefully outrageous – take, for example, the most recent runway trend of traipsing about in your knickers. However, there are some trends that are just puzzlingly odd. This is one of the latter. Believe it or not, the humble mushroom has been making quite a splash on the home decor front – in […]

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A Trip to Oohs and Ahhs

A Trip to Oohs and Ahhs

There’s a lot of buzz going on about last week’s High Point Market, the world’s largest furniture trade show, but it’s not all about furniture. Although the explosion of colors, patterns, and textures that designers exhibited this year is certainly buzz-worthy (especially the somber colors and rich patterns of Julian Chichester), it’s The Wizard of Oz-inspired art exhibit that everyone’s talking about. ”A […]

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Paper Capers

Paper Capers

Move over, doilies. Cut paper’s just gotten a whole lot edgier. The New York Museum of Art and Design’s newest exhibit, “Slash: Paper Under the Knife,” showcases contemporary artists who use paper (a veritable endangered species in this digital age) in innovative ways. The result is an absolutely breathtaking array of human bodies, intricate machinery, and explosive clouds crafted […]

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New Yorkers Bring Life To Roman Slaughterhouse

New Yorkers Bring Life To Roman Slaughterhouse

In a slaughterhouse turned modern art museum, the “New York Minute” exhibit, which opened last week, has brought the vibrancy and rapidity of New York to the slow-moving, sultry streets of Rome, Italy. Over 60 New Yorkers paired up with local art students to transform the historic building – still replete with iron cages, meat […]

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

Diane Pernet's Signature9

Diane Pernet's Signature9
Fashion blogger and film festival creator, Diane Pernet, shares nine of her favorite things

Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

90 Seconds with Carine Roitfeld
In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief