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Every timeless brand faces the same challenge: How do you inject it with modern-day appeal, while still maintaining the label's signature style? But, Etienne Aigner's creative director Daniela Bardazzi seems to have a natural flare for striking this delicate balance. Her stints at Michael Kors and Isaac Mizrahi may have prepared her for the business of fashion, but her style and creative eye are an art form all her own. Our visit with Bardazzi confirmed what we've suspected all along: that girls do, in fact, run the world. And, we may have hit her up for some wardrobe advice. When in Rome, right?
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