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Revisiting Andy Warhol’s The Chelsea Girls in a New Book

Andy Warhol and his Factory Superstars created cool. Or at least, a dark, glamorous version of it. Warhol’s The Chelsea Girls, a 1966 experimental film, captures that cool, featuring superstars performing quotidian activities. This month, it becomes a book. Co-edited by Geralyn Huxley and Greg Pierce from the Andy...More » ...

designers


Everybody Wants to Know What a Fashion Psychologist Thinks

Dawnn Karen, the lone leader in the field of fashion psychology, thinks that Melania Trump wears her coat over her shoulders to create a “protective shield” and that people who wear capsule wardrobes are searching for a sense of security. Suddenly Karen is the hottest new fashion critic/stylist around,...More » ...

Puttin’ on the Ritz (Auction)

Want the couch where Hemingway once sat? What about a piece from Coco Chanel’s suite? A storied Parisian hotel is selling some of its hist...

street-chic


The End of Beale Street Chic

I started this blog close to four years ago because I wanted to combine my love of writing with my love for fashion. Throw in love for the city of Memphis and you've got Beale Street Chic in a nutshell. My first hesitation wasn't if I thought I could actually pull it off, it was if I felt I could maintain it. And maintain I did. For a very long time I posted several times a week. Sometimes Often more than once in a single day. This slowed a little when I got accepted into graduate school and started working part-time as a graduate assistant.  But since I haven't even updated this blog since...

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Beyoncé Just Launched a Beychella Pop-Up Shop

Following Beyoncé’s historic Coachella performance last weekend, which included an an ode to historically black colleges and universities with a full marching band and some expert baton twirlers, many expressed their desire to enroll immediately in Beyoncé University. While that isn’t a reality (yet), you can at...More » ...

schools


The Dress Doctor Is In

Dawnn Karen of the Fashion Institute of Technology is a leader in the growing field of fashion psychology — or why we want what we think we want....

models


Justin Bieber Will Never Let Go Of His Taco Bell

Shoeless dancer Justin Bieber took a break from hanging out with interestingly-named models on Thursday to spend some time with the other love in his life, Taco Bell. The hiker was photographed inside of a Studio City, California, branch of the fine dining establishment, where he was...More » ...

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World Retail Congress: Luxury changes its way of communicating

Luxury retail leaders Sébastien Badault, International Director of the Luxury and Fashion line of Alibaba, Adam Pritzker Founder of Assembled Brands, and Frédéric de Narp, CEO of Bally discussed the future of luxury industry at the World Retail Congress this week. All three of the leaders agreed that the definition of luxury has expanded from simply asserting status and craftsmanship, to mean much more. Today’s luxury invokes emotions "Luxury is savoir-faire and craftsmanship, but it is also innovation and, above all, emotion; our challenge is to combine these concepts,” Ex...



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