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As we anticipate the coming of a new season, we think of new wardrobe inspiration. After all, what would spring be if not that time of the year when we can indulge in color, break out of the routine dark monochromes and experiment with interesting silhouettes?
Spring is most definitely a fun season, and there should always be reserved space for items we don’t have to give a lot of thought to, but just enjoy and look good in.
Baring the beautiful you
Spring fashion this years has a clear 70s influence, which is strongly seen throughout magazine covers, fashion shows and store displays from Downtown Summerlin to Town Square Mall. Suede garments were brought back by designers to add an old-school look to their collections. A-line skirts, wide pants and cinched suede jackets are straight from the 70s.
The Stitch Factory is packed with cutting tables, industrial sewing machines, dress forms, bolts of fabric and people brimming with creative ambition.
Corinne Entratter Sidney has had a lifelong love of fashion — and a collection to boot. With help from experts at UNLV, 800 pieces, including some from her late husband, director George Sidney, are being divided into collections and offered to new homes, such museums.
Americans started paying attention to Western wear was during the 1930s, says UNLV associate professor Deirdre Clemente. The modern interpretations get shown off in Las Vegas during the National Finals Rodeo.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed generations of celebrities in red carpet and evening gowns, has died after battling cancer at 82.
Nevada tourism officials are planning a three-day festival in Reno next fall to celebrate and promote the city as the birthplace of what became modern blue jeans.
A Las Vegas-based shoe company has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against Crocs Inc., the Colorado-based company known for its ventilated plastic clogs. The complaint, filed Wednesday in Las Vegas by U.S.A. Dawgs Inc., claims Crocs fraudulently obtained patents in 2006, then used a series of “sham” lawsuits to thwart its competitors and monopolize the market.
Drag queens and a transgender bride romped down Betsey Johnson’s runway Wednesday with same-sex couples, a few “Real Housewives” and the 72-year-old designer’s TV dance partner in a fashion show that screamed JUST MARRIED!
Apple Inc has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala, further evidence that the iPhone maker is preparing to take the wraps off a smartwatch.
Move over, studded bracelets and chandelier earrings. Right now, it’s all about nails. Rhinestones, 3-D designs, textured topcoats and new offerings from fashion royalty have upped the ante on fingertips, said Kahlana Barfield, beauty director for InStyle magazine.
There are articles of clothing that no matter how tattered, no matter how faded, no matter how unsuitable for one’s current dimensions, that simply can’t be discarded.
The summer swimsuit season is upon us and the 2014 swimwear trends are muy caliente. The choices are plentiful in a multitude of optical patterns, color blocking, asymmetrical cuts, sporty and chic shapes and fun separates, too. It’s enough to coax even the most timid of swimsuit wearers out of their pale malaise and onto the beach, or in Las Vegas’ case, out to the pool.
A lingerie store has apologized after getting flack for using mannequins whose ribs were showing in a display window.
U.S. figureskaters Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, breakout stars of NBC’s Sochi Olympics broadcast team, will serve as fashion correspondents in next week’s Kentucky Derby.
The fashion world has descended on Las Vegas this week with two major trade show collections, Modern Assembly and MAGIC Market Week, here along with a few independents.
Barbie is flaunting her frame in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s 50th anniversary issue. She’ll be featured alongside supermodels like Christie Brinkley and Brooklyn Decker as part of a campaign called “unapologetic.”
Thanksgiving has come and gone, Black Friday is a memory and, with only 17 days until Christmas and 23 days until New Year’s Eve, ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. It’s a time of endless stress, rushing to and fro and a steady flow of invites clogging your inbox for office gatherings, cocktail parties, impromptu drinks with friends and an exasperating number of guilt-inducing family commitments.
Scouring, digging and searching the aisles, racks and shelves becomes routine for designer-conscious thrift shoppers.
Forget that it’s still hot enough for dangling earrings to burn your neck, fall fashion is here. As difficult as it might be to put yourself in an outerwear frame of mind, the trends of the upcoming season could change that.
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