Day: April 25, 2021

Met plans ‘American’ fashion display

To all those people who said American fashion was dead and that the pandemic, with its bankruptcies and store closures, was simply the tolling of the final bell; to the people who pointed to the anemic state of the digital New York Fashion Week, with its lack of big names and buzz, and said it was over; to the people who said it was going to be sweatpants and Crocs from now on …

Andrew Bolton, the curator in charge of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Anna Wintour, trustee, Costume Institute booster and Conde Nast

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Alber Elbaz, Celebrated Fashion Designer, Dies at Age 59 of Coronavirus

Alber Elbaz, the Moroccan-born Israeli fashion designer best known for rejuvenating the Lanvin brand, died in France of COVID-19, according to reports. Israeli media has reported that he died of the South African variant of coronavirus, despite being fully vaccinated. He was 59 years old.

The designer, known for his elegant feminine dresses with visible zippers, first worked with Geoffrey Beene in New York, then with the houses of Guy Laroche and Yves Saint-Laurent in France before his 14-year run at Lanvin. He was controversially dismissed from that position in 2015. In late 2019 he formed his own company,

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A Guide to Vintage + Thrift Stores in Hudson County

It’s sustainable, cost-effective, and just straight-up trendy. It’s vintage! If you’re eyeing items like antique home decor, 80’s band tees, or previously-loved luxury purses, versus the newest trends as seen on TikTok probably via Gen Z, this article is for you. The vintage scene in Hudson County is thriving, and we’ve rounded up the top spots to go-to for high-quality, pre-loved apparel, accessories, furniture, home goods, glassware, art, and more. Read on for a comprehensive guide to vintage + thrift stores in Hoboken + Jersey City.

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This local vintage seller specializes in

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Fall 2021 Fashion Trends


Designers have been working in exceedingly unusual circumstances, in a vacuum, catering to an audience whose lives are forever changed—and ultimately showing their collections virtually or in very intimate settings. And yet, creativity reigns. For fall 2021, the collections fell in line with the times by embracing that new outdoor après-ski life, prepping for a new-wave Roaring ’20s, finding stability in LBDs, and keeping comfort key in elevated knitwear. See what’s in store for next season in 13 trend stories.

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She’s a Rich Girl

What do you get when you layer sequins on sequins

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Alber Elbaz: Fashion designer dies of Covid-19 age 59

Written by By Martin Goillandeau, CNN

Celebrated fashion designer Alber Elbaz, perhaps best known for his work at Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin, has died of Covid-19 at the age of 59, luxury fashion company Richemont said Sunday.

Elbaz was the creative director of Paris-based Richemont’s AZ Factory, for which he designed “beautiful, practical, and solutions-driven fashion that works for everyone,” according to its website.

He died Saturday of Covid-19, a spokesperson for Richemont told CNN.

“It was with shock and enormous sadness that I heard of Alber’s sudden passing. Alber had a richly deserved reputation as one of

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Save on these everlasting rose gift sets, just in time for Mother’s Day

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If you want your love and appreciation for your mom to really stand out this Mother’s Day, you might want to switch up your usual flower delivery from the local shop and get her something that she’ll be able to love and admire for longer than just a few days.

With these 19 unique gift ideas that include different variations of everlasting roses (that is, roses that stay alive and fresh for up to a year), you can give a truly unique gift that

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