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Thankfully, it’s still January, so those New Year’s resolutions that may have been, um, “postponed temporarily” can now be replaced with this one — getting to know the best up-and-coming European designers of the year. Think Kane before Hollywood A-listers saturated the red carpet in his designs, or Katrantzou before editors fought over a seat at her show. That’s right. We’re dishing up the emerging talent from across that big pond who are on the cusp of making it big, and we're giving them a little nudge.
Stick to this guide on the seven new European designers you need to know now, and soon you’ll be fabulously cloaked in their duds while you casually name drop, say, Avelon to your fashion-obsessed boss that you so desperately need to impress. Just remember to take a mental picture of her jaw dropping for future confidence boosts...
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Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read