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You may be able to recall every single Proenza Schouler collection since its first bustier-filled '03 line, but when it comes to its name, do you know where the "Proenza" in Proenza Schouler comes from? What about Band of Outsiders? Suno?
Unlike no-duh traditional designer labels like Louis Vuitton and Chanel, many modern-day designers (especially Americans) have names that are a little more inspired. Ahead, we've broken it down for you and revealed how the brands you love got their names, from one designer with an obsession with Godard films to others who — as most good things typically do — got it from their mamas.
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If you have anxiety about getting stuck on a tarmac, look away now. But, some of us have dreams. Dreams of sleeping overnight in a gigantic commercial plane at an airport — all by ourselves. And, the Dutch airline KLM is making that a reality. From November 28 through 30, it's converting one of its fully functioning jets read
For those of us interested in celebrities, arts and culture, fancy dresses, or, uh, partying, the Met Gala is the absolute grail. Not only does it draw strictly A-list stars in to-die-for dresses to celebrate a new collection of fashionable art, but it also happens to take place in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.