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Cool Spots: Hiding in Plain Sight in Amsterdam

Located on a quiet Rapenburg, this speakesy-style bar called Hiding in Plain Sight lives up to its name. Discreetly marked on the large windows outside, the bar is easy to miss before you spot the rows of bottles inside the bar. Once you get past the heavy velvet curtains in the entrance, you are surrounded in the vintage inspired […]

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Concrete Punk by Lalo Torres

Fashion photographer Lalo Torres, is giving us a little winter break with a jump into spring in New York with model Sunny Buckley. Lalo captures the mood of iconic rock’n’roll portraits by Rolling Stone magazine during New York’s CBGB era that saw a punk explosion. Model Sunny, has a strong face and brows to rival […]

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Color Fever by Lalo Torres

It has been a couple months now, but everyone is still talking about the make-up at the Chanel Spring Summer 2014 show thanks to the bold rainbow inspired eye make-up. Similarly inspired, make-up artist Lorene Herrera created multi-color graphic eyes where pop art meets futuristic in photographer Lalo Torres’ new editorial Color Fever. To get […]

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Press Days: Close up on Manish Arora’s Spring 2013

We covered Manish Arora’s spring show during Paris Fashion Week last September and now we got a closer look on this fabulous Bollywood inspired collection at Totem’s office in Paris. I’m completely smitten on these lovely pastel shades, lively textures and the wonderful jewelry by Amrapali. I’m definitely adding some baby pink and minty hues to my […]

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My City: Rive Droite Paris with Jenna Maher

Young designer, Jenna Maher takes Eclectic around Paris, sharing her favourite spots in the Rive Droite. Clockwise: Hotel Joyce, Chez Jeannette, Jenna Maher during Paris Men Fashion Week Shop at:  Local  Antiquité Borcantes of Paris. Besides the huge  flea markets like Marché Saint Ouen, you can usually find local sellers out on the sidewalks of […]

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My City: Hackney London with Elizabeth Aaron

Writer Elizabeth Aaron takes us around some of her favourite places in Hackney. Aaron worked for Alexander McQueen, Jonathan Saunders and Givenchy while studying at the London College of Fashion. Her first novel Low Expectations is GIRLS meets The Devil Wears Prada in Dalston. Low Expectations is out in the UK on July 17th with Quercus Books. Look out for the Low Expectations book trailer, featuring costumes […]

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China Entering New Era of Haute Couture with Difré

We were excited to learn that Fashion Designer Frédéric Luca Landi and Artistic Director Diana Law have announced their joint collaboration in a series of Fashion Projects for the upcoming year around the globe. These projects envisage to a strong French-Asian concept and works through the fine craftsmanship of Parisian Haute Couture. Their first showcase […]

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Cfda Honors Rei Kawakubo

Photo by Pierre Antoine via Huffington Post Comme des Garçons founder Rei Kawakubo is to be honored 4th June with film director John Waters handing her The International Award at the CFDA Awards. Kawakubo is credited for bring a palette of black, dark gray, and white to our wardrobes along with an anti-fashion attitude. Next […]

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Behind the Label with Fashion Designer Persy Yaniv

Designer Yaniv Persy moved to Paris in 2007 where the classic Parisian elegance and masterful drape of local fashion designers influenced him. Persy went on to collaborate with John Galliano, Donna Karen, Lanvin  under Albert Elbaz, Apostrophe, Roberto Cavalli, in 2009, Yaniv Persy finally established and  launched his own label,  Ltd. His researched pieces, of net embroidered craftsmanship with classical sophistication […]

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