Russell Simmons Celebrates with Models, Family

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Back in August, Oxygen announced its Fall lineup of shows, including “Running Russell Simmons.”

Tuesday night in New York, the fashion entrepreneur and entertainment icon, celebrated at the launch party for the show.

The guest list included models Petra Nemcova and Selita Ebanks, Russell’s “Run’s House” family and Ashley Dupre (think: Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal).

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Chanel Spring/Summer 2011

Even if you’re not into Chanel at all (which I doubt!), you absolutely must watch this Spring/Summer 2011 runway show.

The set is phenomenal! Think: fountains, gardens, full orchestra.

To top that, Karl Lagerfeld continued to build his design legacy, with a memorable collection of feathers, moth holes (yes, moth holes!)  and exquisite tailoring.

Love!

Long Live McQueen!

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Now that the runway lights have dimmed, what do we make of Sarah Burton’s first design effort for Alexander McQueen?

Since McQueen’s death, there’s been a whole lot of nervous chatter about whether his successor can deliver.

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Paris Fashion Week SS11 :: Dior Does It!

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Oh my! John Galliano definitely nailed it for Dior.

The Spring/Summer 2011 collection sailed down the runway with a strong nautical theme, undeniable sass and warming vibrant hues.

Think about it this way: Dior’s SS11 offering is every woman’s dream–in color.

Check out the vid. You’ll see!

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Balmain SS11 :: Of Safety Pins and Staples!

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Here’s why the House of Balmain holds a special place in my heart.

Cristophe Decarnin, for the Spring/Summer 2011 collection, worked with safety pins, staples and leather to create a stunning detailed effect.

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Roberto Cavalli Celebrates 40 in Paris

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Paris Fashion Week kicked off Tuesday and Roberto Cavalli set a festive tone early on.

A star-studded guest list attended the designer’s party held in recognition of his 40-year fashion career on Wednesday evening.

The clear showstopper?

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