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Dior Couture: Simply the Best

I absolutely can not get enough of the images from John Galliano’s Christian Dior Haute Couture show from Monday. Stunning is an understatement–these clothes are pure art and are totally inspired. Galliano’s reference was the fashion illustrations of René Gruau, Dior’s iconic advertising creative director during the 1940s and ’50s. His work was punctuated by light and shade, as well as pencil marks and color washes. Galliano recreated the effect with layer upon layer of graduated tulle, fantastic makeup, and cartoon-like…

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Look of the Day: Kate Hudson

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There are so many reasons why I love this ensemble worn by Kate Hudson to the London premiere of Fool’s Gold yesterday. The first is the great bias cut on the John Galliano dress. The nipped waist, fishtail and kimono-like sleeves are reminiscent of a silver screen goddess of the 1930s. Finally, the color completely sold me. This particular shade of green–kind of like green glass–is hugely popular in both fashion and jewelry right now. Here are some great pieces…

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