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Louise Wilson In Her Students’ Words, and Her Own

Louise Wilson In Her Students' Words, and Her Own

  Louise Wilson, who instructed legendary fashion designer Alexander McQueen in her role as director of Central Saint Martin’s fashion MA program, died in Scotland at the age of 52. {The Independent} Her students run the gamut from established names like Stella McCartney, to emerging designers including Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou and Roksanda Ilincic, who […]

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The Little Black Dress Takes on Cancer

The Little Black Dress Takes on Cancer

We’re a big fan of the little black dress, but Swarovski and 22 designers have teamed up to make it even more powerful. On September 20th, auction house Philips de Pury will offer 22 Swarovski crystal adorned black dresses, with all proceeds going to benefit the American Cancer Society and La Ligue Contre le Cancer in France.

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On the Plus Side: Saks to Carry Plus Sized Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana

On the Plus Side: Saks to Carry Plus Sized Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana

Plus sized shoppers have been trying to let retailers know that an interest in designer clothes doesn’t diminish relative to an increase in size for years. Now, it seems at least one has gotten a few high end fashion lines to listen up. Starting with this season’s fall/winter collections, Saks Fifth Avenue will carry clothes from Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Fendi, Donna Karan, Valentino and Roberto Cavalli in size 14 – up to size 20 for some.

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DKNY’s Ball Boys: The Yankees Get a Stylish Sponsor

DKNY's Ball Boys: The Yankees Get a Stylish Sponsor

Athletes branching out in to fashion – particularly with apparel lines, is nothing new. Fashion brands branching out into sports marketing though, is something you don’t see everyday.

If you’re a Yankees fan, then you may not catch their next sponsor every day, but you will see them during every game.

DKNY will become the first fashion brand to have a permanent presence at Yankee via a permanent outfield bullpen sign in right centerfield and a DKNY Lounge near 3rd base where high-def televisions will include DKNY branded footage on rotation.

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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

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