5 Things To Know This AM — Nov 05 2012

Anna Piaggi's final photo shoot, taken just a month before her death, is just as unique, colorful, and quirky as you'd expect. The best part? Those clothes are all her own — no samples needed! (Fashion Indie)
Anna Wintour probably wouldn't approve of the word "throwback," so take a look at this déjà vu roundup of the Vogue EIC through the years in honor of her 63rd birthday! (Styleite)
The story behind cult shoe designers Andrea Vargas Dieppa and Elisa Restrepo's friendship and business success is enough to make a girl quit her day job and move to Paris. Because we really needed a reason to do that. (Fashionista)
What is the deal with dressing room mirrors? Why do they actually make you look worse than you ever have, ever? A journalist investigates, at the temporary expense of her self-esteem. (Huffington Post)
Behind the hardest job in the world: Dressing the queen of England. No, that's not sarcasm — it's gotta be pretty tough to keep that many pastel skirt suits looking fresh year after year, after year. And the hats! Oh, the hats! (The Daily Mail)
Image via Fashion Indie.

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