Dressy Sweatpants - From Frumpy to Fabulous

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(L-R Rag&Bone, Alexander Wang, Isabel Marant, Michael Kors)IMAXTREE Trust the fashion crowd to take something decidedly frumpy and make it fashionable. Stylish interpretations of sweatpants flooded the runways for Spring and Fall 2010 from designers like Rag & Bone, Isabel Marant, Michael Kors, and Alexander Wang.  Celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker have also been seen looking amazing in this trend. Ladies can rejoice because comfort is in now that sweatpants are no longer for those...Read Full Story

Girl Crush: Róisin Murphy

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Getty images.I will never be able to pull off anything worn by Irish electropop singer Róisin Murphy. She favors ultra-modern labels like Gareth Pugh and Issey Miyake--labels many consider unwearable--and often manages, through sheer artistry, to make it seem as if it's we who aren't dressed for these times.Yeah, she's worn some incontrovertibly ridiculous getups, but she always looks like she's having fun. She dresses with an awareness that's probably lost on most red carpet celebrities, as...Read Full Story

Best and Worst of Valentino Autumn/Winter 2009

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Photo AgencyThis year, the house of Valentino played it safe. There were many beautiful looks on the catwalk, many of them doubtless to appear on red carpets over the next year, but there was also some uninspired repetition. Many of the models donned boxy jackets with three-quarter sleeves that failed to move beyond Jackie O retreads, despite exquisite embellishment.Other designs looked like bleaker versions of the Versace Spring/Summer minidresses debuted in October. This looks like what...Read Full Story

Crazy Runway Fashion: Wicker Headdresses

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Getty Images.Hong Kong Fashion Week is in full flush, and the best designers the Far East has to offer are having a lot of fun with the catwalk this season. One designer, Kai Ping, sent models down the runway sporting oversized wicker-looking contraptions on their heads and backs.Some, like the model above, appeared to have the pieces woven into their hair. Others, like the model below, looked so awkward with the apparatus that they may have been attempting to balance the wicker-things atop...Read Full Story

Runway Fashion: Splashy Punk Color

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Tired of the boring old smoky eye? This season, many of the hottest makeup artists decided to take a walk on the wild side with bright, eye-catching shades around the eyes and cheeks. The ladies at the Joanna Mastrionni presentation sported yellow-purple eye color, which they matched with soft, coral lip color.A model prepares backstage at the Diesel Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Tent, Bryant Park on September 8, 2008 in New York City. (Getty Images)more...Read Full Story