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Whether you knew it or not, J.Crew is a huge supporter of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. (We can't get those team ups with Prabal Gurung or Billy Reid out of our heads!) In celebration of their dedication to spotlighting emerging designers, J.Crew has now joined forces with Creatures of the Wind for a signature capsule collection we're like, dying over. Aside from the fact that the Crew has been incredibly hype-free about the range (we're over camping out for clothes, anyway), we're stoked to see the efforts of Chicago natives Shane Gabier and Chris Peters, who ingeniously blended their aesthetic with this long-loved brand. In a perfect merger of our sartorial desires, the Creatures of the Wind offerings combine a cool, preppy properness with bold color and texture that refuses to get lost in a crowd. The entire collection is available now, but don't sleep on this one. We can't see these gorgeous pieces lasting on store shelves for very long.
Some trends are so good, they deserve to stick around for more than one season. Take, for instance, bold Hawaiian prints. The tropical graphics were everywhere this spring, lingered throughout summer, and breezed right on into autumn. New iterations of the island-inspired staple graced fall runways from Dries Van Noten to read
Nearly two weeks after Michael Brown's death, Ferguson, MO, continues to be a site of unrest. Protestors, police, and members of the media have all clashed over issues of social justice. The story has been covered in every major news outlet and is the subject of many conversations. And, there seems to be no resolution in read