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In her ninth year of business, designer Geren Lockhart is realizing that there's more to life than fashion.
Lifetime and Sony Pictures Television hosted a red carpet screening at Skylight Soho on Monday night for what they referred to in their press packet as a 'movie event:' the economically-titled "Five."
Things are speeding up everywhere and the old rules are failing.

Even Einstein's been taken down a peg, but fashion before physics.

As Michel de Montaigne put it, "When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and vanish the clouds from my mind." Here are my responses to some of the books that I have found particularly absorbing recently.

September 15, 2011 7:34 PM


The Androgyny Question

Seeing model Andrej Pejic as Marilyn Monroe creates all sorts of issues.

The poverty rate is, well, atrocious.
As Fashion's Night Out gets on its way, DKNY is using the Pose street style iPhone app to connect with global revelers.

To coincide with the release of its fall accessory collection, Juicy Couture commissioned blogger Jamie Beck of From Me To You to create a series of cinemagraphs that will double as ads on and starting today.

For more than 20 years, I've been reporting on the demise of the U.S. apparel and textile manufacturing industry.
How close is too close, but not close enough?

The street wear brand launched in 2001 by contemporary artist Shepard Fairey has tapped Swiss-born, New York-based illustrator and designer Blanda Eggenschwiler for its latest fall 2011 collection.

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