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Video: How To Tie a Bow Tienew

Whether you're sipping mint juleps, attending Sunday worship service in a 300-year-old church, or running for City Council, a dapper bow tie will give you a sure boost on the social ladder.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  01-02-2012  |  Fashion

‘Threads for Hope’ Raises Funds for the San Antonio AIDS Foundationnew

River Walk trees danced along the water outside in reflections of their blue, red, green, and white Christmas lights. Inside, a spectacular 22-foot Christmas tree stood at the edge of the runway, but even it was eclipsed by the electrified models strutting down the catwalk.
San Antonio Current  |  Desiree Prieto  |  12-08-2011  |  Fashion

Life Lessons from San Antonio Designer Adrienne Yungernew

You need to be precise," says Adrienne Yunger, the featured designer of San Antonio Fashion Week and winner of this year's Fashion Group International Rising Star Award for her men's ready-to-wear clothing. "You've got to make sure you measure twice and cut once. It's all about starting right."
San Antonio Current  |  Desiree Prieto  |  11-10-2011  |  Fashion

Q&A with Tim Gunnnew

Best known as the sharply dressed mentor of developing fashion designers on Lifetime’s Project Runway, Tim Gunn has recently emerged as an actor (Gossip Girl, Sex and the City 2, The Smurfs) and bestselling author (A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style and Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons for Making it Work).
San Antonio Current  |  Bryan Rindfuss  |  10-05-2011  |  Fashion

Feathers: Hair Cool or Hair Cruel?new

Much to the roosters’ dismay, this feathery trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.
Eugene Weekly  |  Staff  |  07-07-2011  |  Fashion

Forever Youngnew

Is a local modeling competition breaking the mold or just following the trends?
The Inlander  |  Jordy Byrd  |  04-14-2011  |  Fashion

Miss Not-So-Perfect USAnew

Although rocked by lasting scandal and controversy, pageants have continued to stay the course.
Urban Tulsa Weekly  |  Mike Easterling and Stacy Pettit  |  08-11-2010  |  Fashion

That New-Decade Look: What Fashion Trends Will Emerge in the 2010s?new

With the dawn of a fresh decade upon us, we are provided an opportunity to reinvent ourselves. How will we define the 2010s through fashion and vice versa? Will we finally take a cue from The Jetsons or continue to recycle trends from the past?
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Josh Middleton and Julia West  |  03-30-2010  |  Fashion

Super Furry Manimals: A Tribute to Seattle Music's Finest Beards and Stachesnew

Jesse Smith was slinging hash at the old Croc in 2007 when he told Seattle Weekly that "the chubby, hairy-guy thing is really going to blow up the music scene in '07. Mark my words." Three years later, chubby-and-hairy has yet to go out of fashion
Seattle Weekly  |  Chris Kornelis  |  03-01-2010  |  Fashion

Buffalo Native Adam Lippes Has Fashion Design Down to a Teenew

When pondering the elements of high fashion, the staple known as the T-shirt rarely comes to mind. Let alone finds its way down the runway. To contrast with the logo-printed and distressed tees out there, Adam Lippes yearned to create a more substantial hallmark suitable for everyone’s wardrobe.
Artvoice  |  Morgan Schimminger  |  01-22-2010  |  Fashion

Todd Smith's Shady Venturenew

If you asked Todd Smith seven or eight years ago what he'd be doing by 2010, the words "online sunglasses entrepreneur" probably would never have come out of his mouth. But after losing his job at Merrill Lynch, he decided to turn his fashionable hobby into a new online business venture.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Charlie Deitch  |  01-11-2010  |  Fashion

Philly's Broken Justicenew

If you haven't been reading the Philadelphia Inquirer's series on our broken judicial system, you really should: it lays out in excruciating detail the failures of our "system".
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Brendan Skwire  |  12-22-2009  |  Fashion

Snap Into a Slim Jim: The Man Girdlenew

The man girdle, or mirdle, finally offers fashion-conscious men a constrictive yet surprisingly comfortable garment designed to streamline those problem areas. But what does it say about today's male?
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Greg Beato  |  08-06-2009  |  Fashion

The Tramp Stamp Storynew

The so-called tramp stamp is considered alternately sexy or vulgar, depending on who's looking at it. Why the special term? And why the fuss?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Amy Saltzman  |  05-18-2009  |  Fashion

Michelle Obama Style Guidenew

Michelle Obama may be taking over Jackie O's spot as America's most fashionable first lady. Here's the rundown on her favorite looks and designers.
Jackson Free Press  |  Jaclyn Bethany  |  05-11-2009  |  Fashion

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