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In the Details: Catherine Malandrino Spring 2013

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Catherine Malandrino Spring 2013 (photos taken by StyleBistro)Walking into a Catherine Malandrino presentation you'd expect to see statuesque models draped in the designer's signature Grecian silhouettes.This year, CM fans should prepare to be a little surprised. Structured pieces like bandage dresses, pencil skirts and even track jackets (what? zippers?) stood in a white and pastel color palette (another first) on matching pedestals.What remained the same for Spring 2013 was Malandrino's...Read Full Story

The Creative Director of Porsche Design Used to be Creative Director at Elie Saab

By Lauren Frankfort on
(All images Getty)Yesterday, we caught up with Thomas Steinbruck, the new Creative Director at Porsche Design. One thing you might not know about Steinbruck is that he came to Porsche Design from a Paris couture house—yes, Steinbruck is the former Creative Director of Elie Saab. StyleBistro: So, what were you doing at Elie Saab and how long were you there?Thomas Steinbruck: I was the Creative Director at Ellie Saab for almost four years.SB: What made you decide to come to Porsche Design?TS: I...Read Full Story

Monique Lhuillier Spring 2013: Under the Sea

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
(Imax Tree)Despite having a large celebrity clientele (the likes of Eva Longoria, Sofia Vergara, and Olivia Wilde), Monique Lhuillier's Spring 2013 show last night was a quiet one. No photogs clamoring to capture famous front-rowers, just beautiful clothes—perfect for the serene under-the-sea theme.Varying blues, teals, and fuchsias floated down the runway, all reminiscent of ocean life. Some with fluttering pleated gills, others sequined like light-catching waves. From iridescent party...Read Full Story

Fashion Week Tribe: Street Style Bloggers

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Street Style Bloggers of New York Fashion Week by Tanya Leigh WashingtonLocation: Fashion WeekTribe: Street Style BloggersThe fiercest of the Fashion Week tribes, this subculture of show-goers treat dressing like a competitive sport. Come Fashion Week, you can find these style junkies in their natural habitat peacocking around the Lincoln Center. Independent creatures by nature, members can be witnessed posing solo for their next blog entry or to lure street style photographers. The best of...Read Full Story

MM6 Spring 2013 Show Report - Wearable, Minimalist, and Ever So Slightly Sporty

By Danica Lo on
Maison Martin Margiela's Line 6, MM6, staged a rare show at New York Fashion Week this afternoon. On the ninth floor of a non-descript office building in Chelsea, behind doors wrapped in the company's signature trompe l'oeil adhesive prints, models walked along a far wall of windows shrouded in floor-to-ceiling white drapes. So Margiela.Every Margiela collection in every Margiela season centers on one or a handful of themes—or, sometimes single movements or actions (the lifting of a hem, for...Read Full Story

You'll Never Guess What Christian Siriano Handed Out at His Spring 2013 Fashion Show

By Lauren Frankfort on
(Getty images)For a Spring 2013 collection as sweet as Christian Siriano's, we were pretty surprised to find condoms—and only condoms—in our swag bag.They were cute condoms too. After a quick skim of the press release we realized that the prints on the condom packaging were actually Siriano's prints from his runway collection. (StyleBistro)Turns out Siriano and Proper Attire are collaborating to make condoms cute (Proper Attire has collaborated with many other fashion designers before...Read Full Story

Mara Hoffman Spring 2013 Show Report - Adorable Aloha Style, Ukuleles + More

By Lauren Frankfort on
(All images Getty)Mara Hoffman's Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week show was all about the aloha—sweet highlighter hues, trendy tropical prints, and leafy headpieces. There were even ukuleles!After a few minutes of being serenade by the ukuleles, happy Hawaiian-inspired prints and knits floated down the runway. It was like we left the mayhem of the tents and went on vacation for a solid 15 minutes, for real.Here are our five favorite looks from Mara Hoffman's spring 2013 collection: Cropped...Read Full Story

Liberty Ross, Whose Husband Kristen Stewart Cheated With, Modeled at Alexander Wang

By Danica Lo on
(Top left Getty; Main Eric Wilson Twitter) Don't call it a comeback. Liberty Ross, the jilted wife of Rupert Sanders—who cheated on the model with Twilight star Kristen Stewart and broke Robert Pattinson's heart—made a surprise triumphant return to the New York Fashion Week runway today at the Alexander Wang spring 2013 show.A major face back in the early 2000s, Ross had previously entered near-retirement, only working once in a while shooting special covers and spreads for high-fashion...Read Full Story

Hervé Léger Spring 2013: Petra Nemcova, Leigh Lezark, Louise Roe (+ Bandage Dresses & Bikinis)

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
(Getty)The Hervé Léger fashion shows are always rife with celebs who love Max Azria's sexy curve-showcasing bandage designs. This season was no disappointment—the front row was filled with the likes of Louise Roe, Petra Nemcova, Leigh Lezark, Jessica White and Daisy Fuentes.Check out these up-close photos of Spring 2013's star-stacked audience!Leigh Lezark: Louise Roe: Jessica White: The collection itself was focused on heavy embroidery with a gladiator vibe. Ultra-svelte models (not...Read Full Story

Rose Byrne's Sheer Suspender Dress at Jill Stuart (+ the Show's Top 5 Looks)

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Rose Byrne at Jill Stuart Spring 2013 (Getty)Our favorite uppity Bridesmaid turned up front row at Jill Stuart's Spring 2013 show this morning. Rose Byrne looked just as magnificent in person as she does onscreen—towering over all her fellow show-goers in stacked black stilettos. She wore one of the designer's Fall 2012 pieces (remember this baby?). The dress was more than a tad revealing with only two faux suspenders offering coverage to the lace bodice. Still, the actress looked totally...Read Full Story