Ralph Lauren, the fashion designer tasked with creating the U.S. Olympic team's opening ceremony looks, unveiled the outfits yesterday, and they sure are patriotic! After scandal struck when Lauren's 2012 designs were found to be "Made in China," the warm, wintry outfit for this year's games had to reflect U.S.A. all the way in both its look and creation. As such, Lauren sourced wool from Oregon, had it spun in North Carolina and Pennsylvania, and then sent it off to California to be made into the patchwork sweaters, hats, and pants that U.S. athletes will be wearing come February 7th.
What do you think of the opening ceremony look? Tacky or fantastic?
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Bill Cunningham, fashion legend and NYT man-on-the-street, takes a look at the 'Christmas scene' this year in New York which (before the recent heat wave) was punctuated by two days of beautiful snow. Cunningham pays a visit to SantaCon and also the traditional holiday windows on Fifth Ave.
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Fashion's leading man-on-the-street, the NYT icon Bill Cunningham, says that men are leading women when it comes to futurism and high tech in fashion.
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Mike Enders of Accidental Bear sat down with costume designer Danny Glicker, to talk about the styles he'll employ for the forthcoming HBO gay-themed drama Looking, starring Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, and Murray Bartlett.
Helping to shape the vibe and authenticity of "Looking," to accurately portray the living, breathing streets of San Francisco's fashion, the prestigious costume designer Danny Glicker was added to the team. Glicker was nominated for an Oscar for his work on the award-winning MILK that was directed by Gus Van Sant, which was also filmed on the street of San Francisco. Glicker was also honored by the Costume Designer Guild with their Excellence in Costume Design for Contemporary Film Award for his work on Transamerica, which starred Golden Globe winner Felicity Huffman.
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For most of us, it's the time of year that requires much heavier outerwear to fend off the ravages of the elements. A common accessory in this battle is the scarf, a simple swath of fabric that is easy to use, but tough to master.
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NY-based apparel company Nasty Pig went to Fire Island Pines for their Fall/Winter video lookbook 'Personal Demon' and gets sandy and wet in the process. Also featured is some of Fire Island's most recognizable architecture.
You may recall their last lookbook, shot in downtown New York. They have stuck with the same director, @lilinternet, who was also behind Diplo's "Express Yourself" video.
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