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We can assume that Alexander Wang was at least putting the final touches on his pre-fall '13 collection when he accepted the new position at Balenciaga. Whether or not the latter affected the former can't really be determined until February, but after taking the whole trajectory of Wang's collections into consideration, we think the designer is finally primed for the spaceman-meets-workingwoman sophistication of Balenciaga. This current pre-fall collection showed off Wang's more grown-up approach to dressing. Gone are the days of the downtown girl who's never held a job because she's too busy slinking around nightclubs — though, don't expect the 2013 Wang-ite to be at a normal job. Slick "work" backpacks, Prada-esque suit layering, and vests-as-dresses would never fly with a corporate HR (thank goodness), and we're glad to see that his commitment to making sweatpants-at-the-office happen hasn't eased up (it gives a whole new meaning to the sweatsuit).
In the year 2014, it's something of an unwritten rule that you can't send out a party invite email without including a couple GIFs — to help set the mood or show everyone the kind of exuberant dancing you hope to see. Now that the holidays are upon us, there are even more occasions for GIF-sending: holiday parties, read
It may only be November, but the temps have us convinced that we're already in winter. (Seriously, what was with that snow already?) With weather so nippy that it'll turn your hot chestnut praline latte into a frappuccino, you've got to find some way to keep warm. And, one of the best investments you can make to that end read