Altuzarra AW 2015
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Altuzarra AW 2015

Paris-native Joseph Altuzarra’s signature label is known for its unique brand of grown-up sex appeal. The talented designer drew inspiration from “Eighteenth-century dandies and Truman Capote’s ‘swans’ – and their mutual love of dressing.” Altuzarra’s show was a lesson in reveal and conceal – he played with a clever mix of materials; lace, leather and fur. His […]

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Oscar de la Renta Fall 2015
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Oscar de la Renta Fall 2015

The biggest news from NYFW is British designer, Peter Copping’s, inaugural and historic show for Oscar de la Renta. The new creative director only had three months to prepare his début collection. This fashion event was especially significant as de la Renta himself, identified Peter Copping as the successor for the house, which is a rare occurrence […]

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Valentino Couture Spring 2015
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Valentino Couture Spring 2015

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli wove a folkloric love story for Valentino Couture SS 2015. Inspirations for the ultra-feminine collection included love poetry of Renaissance Italy and the biography of Marc Chagall. The show opened with a black velvet dress fitted with an angel-wing bodice. The impeccable cut of the gown was drop-dead gorgeous! This was love […]

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La Liste

La Liste Février

Andalucía, Spain as a travel destination; Pistola at 8022 W. 3rd St. in L.A. (traditional Italian cuisine with freshly imported ingredients in a sleek setting – order the linguini vongole); Looking for a romantic date place? Visit L’Ardoise Bistro at 151 Noe St. in San Francisco (there are so many delicious dishes it is hard to choose!); To […]

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