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While a lot of major home-grown designers keep trying to deconstruct the formula for young, chic American clothing, Steven Alan seems to have nailed it. His men's and women's collections have steadily grown over the years from his cornerstone suiting, button-downs, and shirt-dresses into an entire world of relaxed and wearable luxury. And this latest fall '11 delivery was right on cue. From a gorgeous tailored women's suit (so Kate Jackson à la Charlie's Angels) to a long and lean pair of floral trousers, the chicest '60s-inspired leopard mini, and a new batch of shoes and bags we're pretty much gagging over, this is the kind of clothing every woman is going to want to own and wear a lot. Just click through the slideshow and you'll know exactly what we mean.
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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
Halloween is ultimately what you make of it. Some spare no expense crafting the perfect couple's costume while others play the holiday on the cheap — embracing their thrifty side with drugstore buys and repurposed clothing that they already own. If you're in the former category, Charlotte Olympia's limited edition "Trick read