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Style Advice From A Top Creative Director

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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?

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