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‘I did the first nude in Vogue’: Marisa Berenson on being a blazing star of the 70s and beyond

She was photographed by Warhol, and Dal wanted to paint her; the first films she made were Death in Venice and Cabaret. So why did she walk away? Most people, says Marisa Berenson, tend to live in my past. Which is fine. She smiles, well aware of the fascination. But I tend to live in the present and in the future. A 2001 profile of the model/actor in the New York Times described her as a Studio 54 birthday party the fabled night of the white horse and attended Truman…

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The new workwear: has the suit finally died?

Hardly anyone wears a suit to work now. How did we all get so scruffy? And what about all those lovely ties? Richard Godwin charts the demise of looking smart One afternoon about a decade ago, I was standing at a pub urinal not far from my old newspaper office when the man standing next to me opened up a conversation. A tie, huh? (He was American.) Never take a job where they make you wear a tie. He was in his mid-30s, wearing expensive-looking trainers, jeans and a sweatshirt.…

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On Instagram, Obsessed Fans Document Every Shred of Clothing Celebs Wear

The summer before Taylor Swift released 1989, the paparazzi captured the pop sensations every waking moment in Manhattan. For Sarah Kucharski, it was a golden era. Kucharski obsessively identifies and critiques Swifts style in real-time, and Swifts big move to New York in the summer of 2014 was the challenge shed been waiting for. It was wild, Kucharski says. Every single day, maybe even twice a day, there would be new outfits and it was so much fun. It was so much fun. In 2011, Kucharski started Taylor Swift Style,…

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Renaissancecore: why everyone is dressing like Anne Boleyn

Think square necklines, OTT sleeves and embellished headgear the 16th-century queen is fashions latest muse Fashions muse for party season 2019 stares coolly from an oil painting in the Manrepeller. Anne Boleyn on a catwalk near you. Photograph: Roger-Viollet/Rex Features The renaissance of the Renaissance is popping up far and wide. On the Strictly Come Dancing results show a fortnight ago, Tess Daly wore a black velvet dress with a very Boleyn-ish square neckline and leg-o-mutton sleeves. The same week, the Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie Ganni spring/summer 2020.…

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The layering secret: how to get a whole new wardrobe from your old clothes

Combining items you already own is sustainable and chic, but this seasons big trend takes confidence and skill. Our writer gets a masterclass in how to do it well I feel about layering the same way I feel about flossing I know I should do it, but I never seem to manage it. Layering seems a bit of a palaver, an elaborate affair for dowagers trussed up in yards of crinoline and lace. Without a maidservant to dress me, I wear a uniform of tracksuit bottoms, T-shirts and hoodies. And…

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10 Running Outfits That Won the Race to My Heart

It’s race day but these running outfits have already won the race to my heart. Although it would kind of suck to lose a race to an ‘Eiffel Tower’, setting a new personal best running from Pac-Man would be pretty glorious. If I had to choose one, I would have to tip my Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. hat to Forrest 🙂 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2019/06/running-outfits-that-won-the-race-to-my-heart/

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Global Fashion Group plans to raise 300M in Frankfurt IPO

The ongoing evolution of the startup factory known as Rocket Internet continues apace. Today, the Global Fashion Group, which is made up of a number of regional e-commerce fashion commerce sites — operating under the names Zalora, Dafiti, The Iconic and La Moda — originally incubated in the Berlin outfit, announced that it is planning a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange later this year. GFG is expecting to raise €300 million ($336 million) by selling newly issued shares in its IPO. The company, which is still operating at a loss, is…

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Tech execs in Silicon Valley literally can’t dress themselves

This guy!Image: Rob Latour/REX/Shutterstock The casual uniform of the millennial techie is a running joke by now, but some are starting to swap in their t-shirts and worn jeans for actual adult clothes. Stylist Victoria Hitchcock told Vox what it’s like to overhaul the lives and styles of Silicon Valley’s emerging employees – who literally can’t dress themselves – as they go “from boys to men.” SEE ALSO: This picture of Mark Zuckerberg’s wardrobe is hard to believe Hitchcock has been styling members of the tech and business industries for…

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Calvin Klein is all bite in New York with Jaws homage

Raf Simons features red beanie hats, wetsuits and wet hair in spring/summer tribute to Hollywood masterpiece The Jaws theme is one of the most famous in cinema but its fair to say it hasnt had a fashion moment. Until now. On Tuesday evening in New York, it signalled the start along with a floor-to-ceiling projection of the water in the 1975 Spielberg film of the Calvin Klein spring/summer show. The collection, designed by creative director Raf Simons, had references that all fans of the film would pick up. It felt,…

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Aliz Cornet showed the most dangerous thing in sport is a woman’s body | Anya Alvarez

The recent incidents over how female players should dress at tournaments, exposes wider issues about how women express themselves When I was 15, I stepped foot onto a golf course where I had practiced throughout my junior career as I made my way towards the professional tour. It was a hot and humid summer in Oklahoma, so shorts were the only practical choice to wear that day. It wasnt long before I discovered that not everyone held that opinion. A staff member apologised and said I would have to call…

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Bored Commuters Can Ride This Bike and Knit a Scarf With 5 Minutes of Cycling

Cyclo Knitter is a project by design student George Barratt-Jones. The goal? To make waiting for your train in the winter more enjoyable by making a human-powered machine that creates scarfs in 5 minutes. George adds: “Imagine Its the midst of winter. You are cold and bored waiting for your train at the station. This pedal powered machine gets you warm by moving, you are making something while you wait and in the end you are left with a free scarf! That you can decide to keep yourself or give…

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If you want to help save the planet while staying stylish, Allbirds has got you covered

There are two types of people in this world: those who wear the comfortable rubber clog that is the Croc without a shred of shame, and those who vehemently turn up their noses at the prospect. Whichever side you’re on, there’s no denying that Crocs are having a moment. SEE ALSO: Butt rip jeans are the latest terrible jeans trend that we definitely never needed Case in point: A new collaboration between the comfy shoe retailer and New York-based streetwear company Alife that includes, among other styles, Crocs with built-in…

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This legendary actress resurrected her Oscar dress from 56 years ago

Rita Moreno's dress resurrection is proof you shouldn't throw anything out.Image: kevin mazur/WireImage Re-wearing a dress at the Oscars could be seen as a faux pas, but not if it was the dress you won an Oscar in 56 years ago. Iconic West Side Story actress Rita Moreno dusted off her dress from the 1962 Oscars for this year’s ceremony at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. SEE ALSO: Here’s the full Oscars 2018 winners list Now 86, Moreno wore this stunning black and gold number the year she accepted the award for…

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Mexico Has an Olympic Ski Team and Their Outfits are Awesome

Mexico has sent two Alpine skiers to the Winter Games in PyeongChang and their outfits, a tribute to the ‘Day of the Dead’, are pretty sweet. They were designed by Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe, 59, who designed them and has represented Mexico in six Winter Games. Prince you say? That’s right. According to the Washington Post, his family reigned over a principality in what is now the northeastern of Baden-Württemberg in Germany until the early 19th century. Although he spends most of his time in Europe, he is eligible to…

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Spaghetti Got a Knit Sweater for Christmas and Couldnt Be Happier

Photograph by Rancor_Emperor on reddit Four years ago, reddit user Rancor_Emperor (aka Sean) became the adopted parent of ‘Spaghetti’, a cute little corn snake that had previously been owned by his old roomate. After his roomie got accepted into a Masters program overseas, he was unable to bring Spaghetti and asked his friends and family on Facebook if anyone could adopt him. Having lived with him for two years when they were roomates, Sean took Spaghetti in and has been caring for him ever since. This year for Christmas, his…

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