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April 19 2014

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Brittany Adams

Style.com Associate Fashion Editor Brittany Adams covers current trends and keeps tabs on all things model-related. Before starting her career at W, she interned at Women's Wear Daily and graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism and politics.

Giuseppe Zanotti Lands LVMH Investment

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After several months of discussion, Giuseppe Zanotti has officially confirmed that LVMH-owned private equity fund L Capital has acquired a 30 percent minority stake in Zanotti’s parent company, Vicini. This news comes on the heels of recent LVMH investments in Marco de Vincenzo, Maxime Simoens, and fellow footwear label Nicholas Kirkwood. While the aforementioned designers […]

Cooper & Ella Succeeds With Basic Tops That Are “the Least Expensive Thing in the Most Expensive Stores”

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Kara Mendelsohn launched Cooper & Ella just over a year ago with a singular, focused concept: offering pretty, versatile tops—all of those cliché phrases like “day to night” and “desk to dinner” apply here—at an ultra-affordable price point. With nearly two decades of industry experience in sales and merchandising (in addition to running KBL eyewear […]

The Right to Bare Arms: Designers Make a Case for Long Vests

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Vests. Who needs them? On men, they can look old-fashioned and stuffy. On hipster girls, who tend to wear them with vintage T-shirts and fedoras, they’ve always struck us as a studied affectation. But this season, designers have us rethinking our stance. Newly relevant with tweaked proportions, fall’s elongated vests are more like sleeveless coats […]

Queen of the Catwalk: All About Style.com’s First Model Walk-Off Winner, Freja Beha Erichsen, and the Heated Competition

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The polls for Style.com’s first-ever Model Walk-Off officially closed this morning, and I personally couldn’t be happier with the result: None other than Freja Beha Erichsen claimed the championship title, beating out Chinese model Sui He with 66 percent of votes. It was a walk down memory lane going through our extensive archive of the […]

Maximum Utility: Workwear-Inspired Gear on the Fall Runways

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The long and bitter winter we’ve endured has brought out the inner survivalist in we editors at Style.com. And based on the influx of updated utilitarian gear we noticed on the Fall ’14 runways, the extreme conditions got designers thinking more practically, too. Alexander Wang made references to hunting, mountain climbing, and other outdoor sports […]