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Oscar de la Renta, legendary fashion icon and master of evening gown design, has sadly died from complications with an eight-year battle with cancer. The renowned designer passed on Monday in his home in Kent, Conn., located near the border of New York. At 82, de la Renta had dedicated more than half of his life towards not only dressing, but also glamorizing the privileged class in his colorful, one-of-a-kind creations. De la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, but had announced that he was “totally clean” at a “Fashion Talks” event last June. Family, colleagues and close friends initially reported that de la Renta’s cause of death was unconfirmed – but ultimately, the designer’s battle against cancer had been an on-and-off struggle that could be fought no longer. It seems that de la Renta and those close to him  READ MORE >>
EXPRESS and Supermodel Kate Upton Host South Beach Fashion Show
Miami, Florida: EXPRESS And Supermodel Kate Upton stunned South Beach with the retailer's Summer 2014 Runway Show at The Raleigh Hotel on Thursday, March 13th. In conjunction with the EXPRESS Summer 2014 Campaign, the brand staged a live outdoor fashion show where the industry's most coveted male and female models showed off the latest collection. The U.S. specialty retail apparel chain offering dual-gender merchandise for work, casual and going out, has staged similar runway events in New York, Las Vegas, Chicago, and Mexico City.  READ MORE >>
Jason Wu the new Artistic Director at Hugo Boss for Womenswear
Hugo Boss announced that Jason Wu will join the company in the newly created position of Artistic Director for Womenswear. Wu, who has designed for the first lady Michelle Obama, is a favorite designer to women everywhere. The Designer will continue to produce his own label in New York City as well as managing his Artistic directing for Hugo Boss for their studio in Metzingen, Germany.  READ MORE >>
Makeup Artist Dick Page Talks Fashion Week.
Makeup artist Dick Page is well known for consistently turning out amazing looks, show after show, shoot after shoot.  By tapping into basic principles of painting that he learned as an art student he is said to possess the eye of a cinematographer and the soul of a painter.  The highly sought after Page, who works with clients such as Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Michael Kors, and Narciso Rodriguez, talked withWWD recently about the circus surrounding fashion week these days. “You have to be able to do your job, but backstage  READ MORE >>

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Karlie Kloss Signs with IMG Models
 IMG Models announced top fashion model, Karlie Kloss, as the newest addition to their distinguished portfolio of international talent. Ranked second on the Top 50 Models Women’s list by Models.com and declared one of the top 30 models of the 2000s by Vogue Paris, Kloss has signed with IMG to further expand her global network for fashion and non-fashion related opportunities. Kloss began her modeling career at a young age when she was discovered at a charity fashion show in St. Louis. Her classical ballet training is credited for her elegance and presence on the runway as well as her powerful show walk.  READ MORE >>
Walter Chin with Neiman Marcus Create Art of Fashion 2013
Neiman Marcus one of the top elite stores and advertisers chose Walter Chin to photograph "The Art of Fashion 2013 Campaign. Karlie Kloss and Vika Falileeva are the stars modeling in the campaign. Both models wear designers Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Oscar de la Renta, Jil Sanders, Lanvin revealing the years most artistic designs.   READ MORE >>

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