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2011 Oscar Fashion Winners

2011 Oscar Fashion Winners

So now that you know who won the actual Oscars last night – congrats, Natalie! – let’s discuss who won on the red carpet. There aren’t any official awards for style, but if we had to submit a choice for the fashion Oscars (c’mon MPAA, make it happen!) here are our picks for each category.

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Lyndon Johnson Would Have Loved Vivienne Westwood’s Latest Looks, Prince William? Not So Much

Lyndon Johnson Would Have Loved Vivienne Westwood's Latest Looks, Prince William? Not So Much

By now, you may have seen this video of animations set to audio of President Lyndon B. Johnson describing to clothing maker Joe Hager his need for pants with room “where the nuts hang… back to the bunghole,” and an additional 2 inches or so of fabric to let in or out depending on his weight fluctuations. That’s a direct quote.

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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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Armani, Gaultier and Westwood Fight Dementia with a Production of… Snow White?

Armani, Gaultier and Westwood Fight Dementia with a Production of... Snow White?

October 12, 2010 marks an important day for London’s Garrick Theatre. That night marks the beginning of a five night run of Snow White. The twist is that this production’s full name is Snow White and the Seven Designers.

In an effort to raise money for Dementia UK, fashion designers, interior designers and others involved in the style world have revamped the age-old tale. Instead of dwarves, Snow White will be assisted by her seven designers in order to redesign the ugly interiors of flats across London.

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Malcolm McLaren: 1946-2010

Malcolm McLaren: 1946-2010

Malcolm McLaren, former manager of the Sex Pistols and ex-partner of iconic British designer Vivienne Westwood, has died. McLaren and then girlfriend, Vivienne Westwood, opened a London clothing shop called Let It Rock in 1971. The shop underwent various name changes (Sex, Too Fast To Live Too Young To Die, Seditionaries) to reflect the changing clothing styles sold, but became the window to Westwood’s outrageous designs that grabbed hold of the emerging punk aesthetic.

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Vivienne Westwood is No Wallflower

Vivienne Westwood is No Wallflower

If Vivienne Westwood’s draped textured tartans aren’t enough for you, her latest project will give you a chance to surround yourself in everything Westwood. The punk rock fashion icon has teamed up with renowned wall paper company Cole & Son to apply her signature tartans and blown out florals to wallpaper. In honor of the […]

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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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