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Our Favorite New Fall Collection, Really!

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    Hyperventilation is never sexy. And, yes, at the first sight of this label's price-tags, you might have trouble actually breathing. You know we're all about the mix of high and low over here, so here's the high. The very, very high. Enter KAUFMANFRANCO's fall collection, 76 (!!!) looks that might break the bank, but justifiably so. If you haven't heard of this super-luxe brand, here's a quick rundown: The collaboration, between designers Ken Kaufman and Isaac Franco, was launched in fall 2004, after the boys worked together at Valentino, helped take Ungaro to the U.S, and served as Anne Klein's co-creative directors. Going solo resulted in a line that's been consistently sexy, but always sophisticated, with top-notch fabrics, exquisite cuts, and subtle detailing—dare we say a worthy successor to Rick Owens with a dash of Jil Sander and Ralph Lauren thrown in for good measure. Hate to be gushy, but among their offerings for autumn, we don't think there's one piece we wouldn't wear—picture body-hugging black leather jackets, floor-dusting camel wrap-coats, Met Ball-worthy gowns, shimmering mini-dresses, and do-me pants that will turn every dude's head. It's breathtaking, smoldering…basically you'll hyperventilate even if it's in your budget.

    Click here to see the ultra-luxe label we saving up for this fall!

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Oscar De La Renta, Dead At 82

Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer and entrepreneur, has died at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer, ABC News and WWD report. The designer was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and rose to fame in the '60s when he dressed Jacqueline Kennedy. He went on to outfit several other first ladies, including read


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