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Figuring out Fashion Weeks

In the fashion world, there are four main capitals – New York, London, Milan and Paris. While they’re fashion celebrations are known as weeks, the big four actually celebrate multiple times a year. In February and September/October, they reveal womenswear … Continue reading

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The First Walk

It’s every performer’s dream to take to the stage for the first time. Instead of a background model, however, you’re walking down the runway, starring in your own portion of a fashion show. A big responsibility, it’s a moment that … Continue reading

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Working the Runway

In every art, there are styles practiced by all and mastered by few. Though often used as signatures by different models, how one walks down a runway and turns is also a style choice that can be based on the … Continue reading

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The Model Model

Within the fashion industry lie a plethora of types of models. Because of this, virtually anyone can capitalize on their physical attributes so long as they know which type is best for them. Fashion Fashion is the pinnacle of live … Continue reading

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To Smile or Not To Smile on the Runway?

Most fashion designers typically require their models to not smile when walking the runway. The idea is that the audience should look solely at the fashions and not concentrate on the model’s face or personality. Models become walking mannequins; period! … Continue reading

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How To Walk The Runway In High Heels

Fashion designers require models to wear high heels for a reason. If the recent global Fashion Weeks are any indication, heels are here to stay! Heels will make a model taller, her legs will look longer and her body will … Continue reading

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2015 Fashion Week’s Observations

For Chanel’s Fall 2015 show, Karl Lagerfeld sent out every model in the same beige slingback shoe with black cap toes and bold sensible three inch heels. The look was totally Parisian and confident. Flattering pinks were present on nearly … Continue reading

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK (SEP 6 – 13)

New York Fashion Week starts September 6th! Check out anything and everything about Spring’s 2013 fashion news at:  www.newyorkfashionweeklive.com or watch the amazing live runway shows at www.liverunway.com.

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What is Haute Couture fashion?

The French word “Haute” means elegant or high and “Couture” means dressmaking, sewing or needlework. Haute Couture clothing is custom made for a specific customer using only the most high quality fabrics and embellishments. The clothing is hand sewn which … Continue reading

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How To: Runway Jacket Removal

If the jacket has buttons, the model should begin unbuttoning from the bottom to the top so as to not miss any buttons. When model approaches the center of the runway, the model should drop the jacket off the shoulders … Continue reading

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