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Fashion Week Street Style: Designer Samantha Pleet

In this street style video, we ask fashion designer Samantha Pleet to show us her “Sam of Green Gables” outfit, share her thoughts on personal style and design, and serenade us with her favorite karaoke tune. (Hint: Blue velvet is involved.)

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UK Designer Charlotte Taylor’s Fall 2012 Collection Strikes a Chord

Ever since its debut at London Fashion Week in 2010, we’ve had our eye on UK label Charlotte Taylor. At the helm of the line are brother-sister design duo Charlotte and Ben Taylor, who share a serious knack for whimsical prints and feminine silhouettes that leave us swooning season after season.

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Finding Your “Nishe”: Three Eye-Catching Coats from One Lovely Label

Featuring boldly blocked colors and ’60s-inspired silhouettes, it’s hard to ignore the eye-catching designs of Hong Kong-based fashion label Nishe. Founded in 2008 by designer Polly Siu, Nishe channels an artistic approach to design, mixing feminine details — such …

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Classic Acts: Pendleton’s Team-up with Portland Designers

Any vintage enthusiast can tell you — the appeal of the past has everything to do with loving what is seldom found today. It has to do with the quality of garments, the nostalgia they evoke when you wear them.

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Show & Tell: Vivi Dot Designer Molly Gaines and Her Way Cute Workspace

From Patrick Swayze buttons to hairpins boasting psychedelic prints, designer Molly Gaines of Vivi Dot crafts her handmade goodies in a home studio as quirky as her retro-inspired line of accessories. This Seattle resident named her company after her grandmothers — Vivi and Dot — whom she credits for her creative moxie and sense of humor. Between crafting and creating, she invited us in for a virtual tour of her stylish space!

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Bit by 31 Bits: An Accessories Brand Built on Giving Back

Not every accessory boasts of as much charitable charm as the handcrafted creations of do-good designer 31 Bits.

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Designer Update: Mata Traders

We love to hear feedback from our favorite designers, and this inspiring update is definitely one worth sharing!

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Designer Lauren Moffatt Dishes on Her Fall Collection

Ever wanted to learn more about the designer and inspiration behind the Fondue Fete Dress or other Lauren Moffatt pieces? Well, you’ve come to the right place! We met up with Lauren in her New York studio to check out …

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Designer Crush: 8000 Nerves

In 2010, four Los Angeles women decided to combine their talents and create a clothing line in the hopes of empowering girls around the world to rock their individual style. Their line, 8000 Nerves, is the latest and greatest …

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Best Job Ever: Emily Henderson, Interior Designer

Emily Henderson never imagined she would become an interior designer, let alone one with her own Home & Garden TV show. After winning the reality TV competition Design Star, the former prop stylist received her own show, HGTV’s Secrets from a Stylist. Each week, you can catch Emily on the tube, diagnosing clients’ style and creating customized looks for their homes. It’s hard not to be inspired by Emily’s creativity and knack for styling, or love Emily for saying she’s more at home sourcing pieces from thrift stores than fancy decor boutiques.

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She's Got It Bright: Radiant Illustrations by Tabitha Bianca Brown

If the punchy, retro color palette of our Fashionable Phenom stylebook caught your eye, the work of Chicago-based artist Tabitha Bianca Brown is bound to brighten your day! A self-described devotee of “vintage, kitsch, and randomness,” Brown creates captivating portraits …

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Summer Reads for Creative Leads

If you’re looking to scratch an artistic itch, these image-rich reads are just what you need to kick off a summer rife with creativity. I’ve put together a miniature, profession-focused guide of page turners, so you can get to stimulating …

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Best Job Ever: Janie Bryant, Mad Men Costume Designer

How could you not be mad for Janie Bryant? The ultra-talented costume designer is ridiculously good at her job (check out that Emmy chilling on her bookshelf), effortlessly stylish, and, probably one of the nicest people ever. We dropped by Janie’s cozy, sunlit Los Angeles studio to ask her how she got such an awesome job, the details on her recently published book and soon-to-come website, and, of course, what it’s like dressing the ladies and gents of Sterling Cooper.

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Let’s Do the Twist & Tango! Meet Our Latest Designer Crush


Get in the mood to tango with the Put Things Bright Dress, Spanish Trails Hat, Shawl I Want, or Neon Summer Dress.

Who is the Twist & Tango girl? Someone who sounds pretty cool, actually. “Our …

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