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Afingo Fashion's Blog – June 2010 Archive (116)

We’ve Found The Perfect Blend Of Utility And Aesthetics: Cynthia Rowley Diapers



What? You were expecting something else? Anyways, all you fashion-forward moms and dads out there, can finally bring your child up to your sartorial level before they even take their first step. Proctor & Gamble Co. announced today that Pampers has teamed up with fashion designer…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 30, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Wonder Woman Updates With An American Apparel Inspired Look

Left to right: Wonder Woman's new look and her classic style. DC Comics



After decades of fighting crime and saving the world, only the cruelest of villains would deny…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 30, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

High Praise From Refinery29: “Madonna’s Material Girl Collection For Macy’s Isn’t As Bad As We Thought It’d Be”





It’s not exactly a glowing review of Madge and… Continue

Added by Afingo Fashion on June 30, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

PA Lawmaker Plans To Fight Crime, One White T-Shirt At A Time

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We’ve all had to follow some sort of dress code before– no tank tops, belly shirts, or skirts that are shorter than your fingertips… we…

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5 Minute Makeup Fix: Red Hot Makeup for Red Hot Weather



To everyone that doesn’t believe in global warming, here’s proof: look outside. The view out your window can tell what your thermometer can’t —you can practically see the makeup drip off peoples’ faces. While it’s easy to avoid wearing cosmetics to the beach (at least…

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Several Fashion Favorites Make Forbes “Celebrity 100″ List Of Most Powerful Famos



The business mag uses a calculus that gives extra weight to pay with Gaga at #4,…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 29, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

GPS Prostitute Platforms, Subtitled Scarves, and Bulletproof Boxers: Impractical Practical Fashions

Photo via Running With Heels



Sometimes, fashion is weird—those Maison Martin Margiela…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 29, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Retailers Are Slow To Jump From E-Commerce To “M-Commerce”

Image via Flikr/Marco Arment



If statistics be trusted, most of you out there have a mobile device with an Internet browser. Fun, right? So, for retailers, it makes sense to use our iPhone or Crackberry…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 29, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

“When I started doing my own collection, I could not find a simple black dress for myself.”—Designer L’Wren Scott





Like so many successful designers (Diane von Furstenberg, Steven Alan, etc.) Scott identified a need in the market not through protracted analysis, but going shopping and finding nothing to wear. “I was being asked by… Continue

Added by Afingo Fashion on June 29, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Intern Diaries: Dressing To Impress Barneys’ Buyers, Condé Nasties, And The Bums Of 38th Street

Already a designer of her own collection, Allora, Parsons student Daniela Jacobs is currently a writer for Refinery29 and a studio assistant/fashion intern for cult fave label Vena…

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Danke Schöen! Fashion Week Berlin Offers A Leg Up For Young Brands And Canny Buyers

(Photo via 5 Elements-Berlin)



Yeah, maybe your country isn’t having a great time with this international economic recession, but some countries—China, Germany, etc.—are doing quite well…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Flea Bites: Meet Loyalty And Blood At The Brooklyn Flea





For this episode of “Flea Bites” we traveled to the Fort Greene Brooklyn Flea on a hot, hot, hot Saturday afternoon to share some great finds with you readers. And look what we found-– a Brooklyn-based line of hand-printed silk-screen t-shirts, tote bags, brass jewelry, and other wares called…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 28, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

We Want To Go To There: Fashion Television Visits Anna Dello Russo’s Couture Archive Apartment

The tour of “one of Anna’s apartments in Milan” (really, who has just one apartment there?) with its climate-controlled closets full of barely worn haute couture starts around the three-minute…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 28, 2010 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Time’s Up For Nicolas Hayek: Founder Of Swatch Stops Ticking At 82





Sorry for all the tasteless puns—it couldn’t be helped. In any case, such is the sad news coming out of Zurich—Nicolas Hayek founder of the Swatch company which, under his leadership grew into an international fad and durable brand, has died of…

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No-Frills Sensuality: Q+A With Lingerie Designer Maayan Zilberman Of The Lake & Stars

Photo via Tom Hines



Versatile, sexy, and—get ready for it—lace-free since its 2007 inception, high-end lingerie lingerie line The Lake &…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 28, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Aussie Rules: No More Skinny Models… Period

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Supermodels have had a longtime rep for being outrageously tall and stick-thin. Although the skinny silhouettes still dominate the fashion industry, we’ve come a long way since then with the rise of…

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“There’s something that I find fascinating about the language of clothes. It’s kind of like a set of codes that everyone universally understands.”—Photographer Inez van Lamsweerde

Photo by Inez & Vinoodh.



Currently celebrating over 25 years of stellar work with her partner, Vinoodh Matadin, with…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 28, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Mannequins Take Over Midtown: A Video Preview Of The Fashion Center’s “Sidewalk Catwalk”

For the next few months, New York City’s Midtown will have a few new residents on its sidewalk– 32 to be exact. The Fashion Center’s Sidewalk Catwalk opened just yesterday featuring 32 mannequins decorated by some of city’s top fashion designers including Diane von Furstenberg, Betsey Johnson,…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 25, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

5-Minute Makeup Fix: 50’s Glam, Revisited



For as long as we can remember, Hollywood has been trying (unsuccessfully) to go back to it’s early days of glam and class. And although we can’t bring back…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 25, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Who Ordered The Beef? Because Leon Verres Has Tons With Anna Wintour

Leon Verres' T-Shirt Campaign (Photo via The Huffington Post)



Ever since we watched Vogue’s behind-the-scenes operations in…

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Added by Afingo Fashion on June 24, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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