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April 19 2014

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Nicole Phelps

As the Executive Editor of Style.com, Nicole Phelps reports on fashion shows in New York, Milan, and Paris. Before joining the company in 2004, she served as Fashion News Editor of Elle magazine. In that position, she traveled on assignment to Japan, Brazil, Australia, and Kuwait. Prior to Elle, Phelps began her career at W and Women's Wear Daily. Phelps is a graduate of Wesleyan University.

From Milan, Gabriele Colangelo Is One to Watch

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Milan fashion week often comes and goes without any new names on the calendar. But editors and retailers who skipped Friday night cocktails in favor of attending Gabriele Colangelo’s second runway show were treated to a collection that navigated the trends—shoulders, a mineral palette, sophisticated draping—with a lighter, more assured touch than many of his […]

Versace and Kane’s Hard Edit

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Donatella Versace relaunched her little sister label, Versus, today, debuting a small capsule collection of accessories made in collaboration with Christopher Kane, her onetime accessories consultant at Versace. Clothes will follow in July. “It’s a younger version of Versace, but with the same rock and roll spirit. Who better than Christopher to revive it?” she […]

Neil Barrett Digs Zaha Hadid’s Curves

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Neil Barrett’s women’s collection has always been about sharp cuts, but for Fall there’s even more splicing and dicing than usual. “It’s about dissecting an Englishman’s wardrobe and putting it back together,” he explained, pointing out a a scarf made from a jacket lapel, a shirt with cuffs at the shoulder, tank dresses patchworked together […]

Buffalo Exchange

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The Keystone State is a less than two hours by car from Manhattan, but I had to come all the way to Milan to find out what a Pennsylvania Tuxedo is. Woolrich—America’s oldest clothing company and the brand responsible for the first buffalo plaid—showcased its debut high-end outerwear and sportswear here yesterday. You won’t find […]

Morning Musings (And Muses) At The Met

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“A good model can advance fashion ten years.” That was Marc Jacobs quoting Yves Saint Laurent this morning at the Met, where the designer, Vogue‘s Anna Wintour, the Costume Institute’s Harold Koda, and the museum’s new director, Thomas P. Campbell, were gathered for a press conference about the upcoming exhibition The Model as Muse: Embodying […]