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

“Made in Midtown”: Positive Reports for New York City’s Garment District and Local Designers



Walking down 39th Street, you may notice a number of delis, poster stores, and cleaners, anything but a thriving industrial hub we know as the Garment District. So it came as a bit of a surprise

when the “Made

in Midtown”
survey released this week found that New York City’s

fashion…

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Mixing Business With Pleasure? Couples Who Design Together

Rachel Pally and Kevin Circosta modeling looks from Boyfriend/Girlfriend



A little something we found on Refinery29 got us thinking about…

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Glamour Hangover: A CFDA Awards Coverage Roundup

The beautiful and the talented mix in the lobby outside the CFDA Awards at Lincoln Center - Photo by Kevin Tachman for The Daily Beast



Per usual, the annual awards show thrown by the Council of Fashion Designers of…

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Early Trend Report From Graduate Fashion Week: Play Dates, Parkas, Cavaliers and Comics

Alice Halliday's Collection | Photo via Fashion156



We’re only a few days into Graduate Fashion Week London 2010, and trends are all…

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We Smell A Rat: Rodent Fur Becomes The Latest Luxe Must-Have

Left: Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2010 | Image via Dreamland's Flikr; Right: Oscar de la Renta Fall 2010 | Image via Joeward072389's Flikr



When you think of rats, certain things may come to mind—subway tunnels, animal-testing labs,…

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The Daily Makes Its Predictions For The CFDA Awards Tonight

Jacobs, Bastian, Wang, and Ervell? Sounds pretty dead on to us. Judge
for yourself. [FWD]http://www.afingo.com/blogs/blog-patrol/the-daily-makes-its-predictions-for-the-cfda-awards-tonight/

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Get Schooled In Accessories Design and Marketing In NYC





Need help designing accessories? We found just the thing for you on one of our favorite blogs, Bobbin Talk. Aneta Genova, accessories designer and creative director…

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Oh Noes! NYC Eco-Knitwear Line Lutz & Patmos is Closing

WWD reports that after 10 years, Tina Lutz and Marcia Patmos are breaking up the band. “The parting is said to be more personally motivated than financially.” Innnnnteresting. Silver lining—there’s a 50%-off sale at their website.… Continue

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“I learned early how deep and difficult fashion can be… we go deep and find problems.”

Jil Sander keeping it real during an interview with Suzy Menkes in this

Sunday’s Times. [NYT]… Continue

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The NIKE78 Project: Not Your Average Trainers

Erica Dorn's Marathon Cake | Image via Nike78



First look at these sneaks and you’ll probably recognize the signature NIKE swoosh. Beyond that, you may be wondering what new collection NIKE has come up…

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Indian Princesses, Bondage Suits, and Flashdance: It Must Be Grad Fashion Week

Photo via The Fashion Scout



You can hear the buzz from clear across the Atlantic Ocean—the much-hyped UK Graduate Fashion Week has begun. Sure, we got…

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Shopping 2.0: What You Need to Know About the Future of Retail

Image via issimo moment's Flikr



There’s no doubt that technology and social media have transformed the retail landscape. Exactly how we survived without every, single product in the world available with just a click of a button we…

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The Five-Minute Makeup Fix: 9-to-5 Looks That Last All Night

Most professional, working women have so perfected their nine-to-five makeup routine that can practically do it their sleep (and if you have to wake up at five in the morning, you already do).

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Lost? Let The Compass Skirt Point The Way



Even in a grid-based city like our Manhattan, the chic lady about town may need help finding her way and, as we all know, nothing screams “I’m a tourist!” more than admitting you don’t know where you are. Well, put away your iPhones and GPSs; now you can use your clothing to steer you in the right direction.



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