Donna Karan Fall 2013 Fashion Week Show - The Most Beautiful Jersey Gowns in the World

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(ImaxTree) Donna Karan fall 2013"I am a New York woman," Donna Karan writes in her fall 2013 show notes, "Embracing the world. Designing clothes that move day to night, Monday to Sunday in any city, every culture."Her latest collection, which she dubbed "Sensual, Soulful, Sculptural," is a master class in dark, fluid glamour—a new iteration of her iconic "Seven Easy Pieces" system of dressing. The fall show featured a series of jersey bodies and bases—"whether a bodysuit, dress, skirt...Read Full Story

DKNY Fall 2013 New York Fashion Week Show - What New York Girls Want to Wear

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(ImaxTree) DKNY fall 2013 at New York Fashion WeekMore than the silhouettes and the colors and the devil-may-care anything-goes look of the late-1980s and early-1990s, the thing we miss the most about that era in New York City is the energy. And that's precisely the feeling DKNY captured in its fall 2013 collection at New York Fashion Week: the spirit and energy during that ten-ish-year span of time when Donna Karan first become The Donna Karan.There were wild, animal-print on animal-print...Read Full Story

5 GIFs of Betsey Johnson's Aerobics Class, uh, Fall Fashion Week Show

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(ImaxTree) Betsey Johnson led an aerobics class at her fall 2013 runway showIt would be the understatement of the year to say that the fall 2013 Betsey Johnson show was anything but boring when, in fact, it was BRILLIANT and fun and refreshing—a complete welcome surprise, a breath of fresh air in the midst of a pretty humdrum New York Fashion Week full of sullen skinny girls walking down runways looking grouchy.Here is what happened, in the most basic recap terms: Betsey Johnson's models...Read Full Story

Prabal Gurung's ICB Girl 'Thinks Dirty Thoughts,' Parties All Night Long

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(Lindsay Schallon/StyleBistro)Party girls — the ones who rage into the wee hours of the morning, wake up rough, and roll out of bed — were the inspiration for Prabal Gurung's ICB fall 2013 collection, but let us tell you, there was no walk of shame happening on that runway."This girl does her makeup in five minutes, runs out the door, had a fabulous all-nighter and still looks gorgeous in the morning," said MAC makeup artist Yadim. To make the "polished punk" look come to life, Yadim started...Read Full Story

We Ask a Jesuit Priest to Review New York Fashion Week Runway Looks—Can We Get an Amen?

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(Courtesy of ImaxTree)  -- Share on FacebookSick of reading runway reviews by professional fashion critics proclaiming so-and-so's latest collection "directional," or going on about insert-designer-name-here's "sartorial elegance"? Us too! Which is why we turned to people outside the industry to give us their takes on the Fall 2013 collections. Way outside the industry. Religious leaders!First up is Rev. James Martin, S.J., a Jesuit priest, and the official "Colbert Report Chaplain." Like all...Read Full Story

Designer Interview: Pamella Roland Talks Russia and Angelina Jolie

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Pamella Roland (Getty, Imax Tree)After watching a gorgeous collection of luxe leathers, gold brocades, rich furs, and shining taffetas, we got the chance to talk with designer Pamella Roland about her modern day Anna Karenina creations.StyleBistro: What made you choose Russia for your inspiration?Pamella Roland: Actually we were looking at Modern Art, but I went to Saint Petersburg with my husband and called the design team and said "I change my inspiration!"SB: Celebrities love your clothes...Read Full Story

You Can Score Oscar de la Renta's Fall 2013 Polishes Right Now!

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(Photo courtesy of Oscar de la Renta) Oscar de la Renta isn't unveiling his fall 2013 collection until 6:30 p.m. — buuuut, great news for Oscar beauty fans (and those of us who can't resist a good spoiler!), the designer's released a sneak peek of the nail colors that will be used in tonight's show! The new limited-edition shades (see above) are: Covet, a decadent mulberry hue with a velvety finish; Dare, an island-inspired teal; and Asphalt, an edgy yet sophisticated charcoal grey with...Read Full Story

AnnaSophia Robb Wears Scrunchies IRL, Too

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(Courtesy of We stopped by Alice + Olivia's Fall 2013 presentation last night, where we ran into Carrie Diaries star AnnaSophia Robb. Even though she was dressed like this...(Courtesy of She secretly loves to wear some of the '80s styles of her small screen alter-ego, Carrie Bradshaw. Like...Scrunchies! "I love scrunchies. Still do. They are definitely coming back," Robb told us. "They don't create kinks in your hair." The actress, who wears the...Read Full Story

Leash-Trained Cat Went to New York Fashion Week, Upstaged Models

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(Courtesy of Purina)That is a street style star in the making. Just look at her leather body harness! So chic. This furry show-goer attended New York Fashion Week as the special guest of Purina, whose representative were there to raise awareness for leash inequality in the animal community. Why should dogs get all the leash action, right? There's even a movement to get cats up off of your sunny patch of floor/out of your empty grocery bag/away from your laundry pile of soft, soft clothes and...Read Full Story

If You Loved the '90s, You'll Love the Beauty Look at Vivienne Tam

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(Lindsay Schallon/StyleBistro) Here's the sketch MAC makeup artist Maud Laceppe created for the Vivienne Tam 2013 fall showVivienne Tam's collection spanned three decades, '70 punk clothes, totally '80s hair (think rocker fringe), and when it came to the makeup, it was all about the '90s — dark, vampy lips with sharply lined eyes. (Lindsay Schallon/StyleBistro)"This season, I'm really obsessed with lips and the nineties," MAC makeup artist Maud Laceppe confessed backstage. To get the grungy...Read Full Story