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FLORENCE: The Alpine Lodge

Last season at Pitti Uomo, Montreal-based accessory brand WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie delighted trade show attendees with its freestanding, custom-designed,  garden-themed showroom. They're back at it again right now in Florence, unveiling an elegant exhibit entitled, "The Alpine Lodge."
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Mix and Match with Pattern People

Are you looking for a boost of inspiration? Or maybe you seek designer tools? Whatever your design needs the folks at Pattern People have got you covered. Founded in Portland Oregon by designers Claudia Brown and Jessie Whipple Vickery, the studio specializes in creating designs using paint, ink, graphite, and pixels for a range of projects and products. The pair have a notable list ...
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Trick or Treat with Zana Bayne

The scariest and most stylish holiday of the year is just around the corner and the Stylesight Youth Team are making costume decisions, party plans and lining our pockets with candy. We thought, who better to get us into the spirit than the queen of dark and subversive leatherwear, Zana Bayne? Her hand-crafted harnesses and accessories were spotted all over the catwalks ...
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PARIS: Alaïa Flagship Opens

Revered designer Azzedine Alaïa has been known for marching to the beat of his own  drum for some time now, eschewing Fashion Weeks, trends, and the pressure to produce yearly collections in favor of his own timeline. With the opening of his new 'maison' in Paris, this living legend gives concrete form to his unique way of doing business.
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MILAN: Anna Piaggi and her hats

This weekend marks the debut of “Hat-ology,” a retrospective dedicated to the eccentric Anna Piaggi and her legendary collection of hats. Presented at the Palazzo Morando, just one year after her passing, curator and milliner Stephen Jones sheds light to the magical life of the fashion editor through her unique collection of headwear. On display is a frivolous range of ...
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NEW YORK: Detroit reps in TriBeCa

Detroit may have filed for bankruptcy, but its presence is stronger than ever in NYC. A mere one month after the debut of its Midtown Detroit brick-and-mortar flagship, Motor City-based brand Shinola sets up shop in TriBeCa. Designed in collaboration with the Rockwell Group, the industrial space fits the aesthetic of the neighborhood with its prewar vibe, concrete floors, and ...
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Fetishism in Fashion: MoBA Biennale Arnhem

Last Saturday, Stylesight traveled to Arnhem in the far east of the Netherlands to attend the fifth edition of MoBA’s fashion biennial. Curated by Lidewij Edelkoort, in collaboration with Philip Fimmano and Willem Schenk, MoBA choose the theme Fetishism in Fashion. The exhibition fully explores the expression of veiling and covering our bodies in the most extreme ways, and confronts us ...
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LOS ANGELES: Killspencer

With this week's opening of Killspencer, Silver Lake has yet another location for those seeking a unique, handmade bag.
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Runway Flash – Gam Rock

Glitz is taking a gritty turn on the runways, with bedazzled legwear outfitting punk- and grunge-inspired ensembles. Capturing the D.I.Y. spirit of the era, sheer tights and trouser socks are sporting an edgy jumble of rhinestones, studs and sequins. Foil applications and Lurex fibers offer smoother, subtler shine; and coarse, heavy-gauge yarns further dim the sparkle. – Nivara Xaykao
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Runway Trend Alert – Make ‘Em Matte -

Emerging at key shows in multiple cities, matte black eyewear frames look new. Styles range from thick plastic cat eye or round sunglasses to Simone Rocha’s more directional, knitted nerd specs. – Whitney Kessler
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Runway Trend Alert – Zebra Stripes -

Zebra patterns are among the freshest animal motifs to emerge on F/W 13 bags, with stripes created via piecing or printing. Black and white palettes are both classically zebra and of-the-moment, while unconventionally vibrant hues update. – Whitney Kessler
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Runway Trend Alert – Pocketbags -

In sync with looks shown on the Men's F/W 13 runways, bags constructed to showcase multiple compartments are now emerging for Women as well. Doubled gussets resembling pleats have appeared in several collections, while Alexander Wang’s carriers — with completely unconnected bottoms — took the concept a step further. – Whitney Kessler 
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Runway Trend Alert – Damsels in Dickies -

Reviving an old-timey item, designers are styling knit or leather dickies over tops and dresses for F/W 13. Most styles are turtlenecked, hinting that this might be a new neck-warmer silhouette. – Whitney Kessler
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The Future of Manufacturing: Maker’s Row

Maker’s Row is a new online directory assisting emerging and established designers in sourcing appropriate manufacturers in America. Currently based in the U.S., the website was founded by former Marc Jacobs designer Matthew Burnett, friend and former Google employee Tanya Menendez and web designer Scott Weiner. The trio saw the need for a resource that could bridge the, often overwhelming, gap ...
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Scarf It Up!

Scarves are a key winter accessory, and recently manufactures like Howlin, Eribé, Y3, ESK, and Ghostly International have stepped it up with fresh fabrics, colorings, and patterns that will have your neck in cozy-town in no time. These established knitwear brands, some with a long family legacy in the portfolio, bring standards like wool and cashmere to the table, but ...
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