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The 3D printing trend is creating new ways to design clothes and accessories, putting a technological spin on the fashion industry. The method has been around since the '80s, but 3D printing has been improving its capabilities and is growing into a technology that almost anyone can use. We're seeing designers experimenting with it, creating endless possibilities for fashion. From dresses, to jewelry, to shoes, the possibilities are endless. Whether it's Bradley Rothenburg's buzzed-about piece for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show or Nike's first-ever 3D printed football cleat, the method has already made a big statement in fashion, and we have a feeling it's just the beginning. Click through to see some of our favorite examples of the innovative trend.
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Strap on your stilettos, because it's time for the closing week of Fashion Month: Paris Fashion Week. Easily the most opulent showcase of the month, Paris is home to some of the world's most famous fashion houses, and the city is gearing up for a week of the final shows. Click through for our roundup of where to watch live, which shows to look out for, and if you're jetting out to Paris, where you'll want to drop in for some fashion and play between the shows. More»
Not all of us are familiar with the science fiction and fantasy genre - many may think this arena is reserved for geeks and totally irrelevant to the fashion industry, but especially with the stunning pieces by Alexander Mcqueen, showcased in the "Hunger Games" wardrobe, the two realms have been colliding more than anyone could have predicted. Many designers have been inspired by science fiction masterpieces, from "Dune" to "Bladerunner," and it's hard to peel your eyes away from the incredible construction and overall aesthetic of these otherworldly pieces.
It's a well-known fact that January is by far the most depressing month of the year. Some have even gone as far as dubbing the third Monday of the month as "Blue Monday." Luckily, there are a number of events going on around the world in the next few weeks to help distract you from those inevitable blues, and we can't think of a better way to cure winter depression than to get up and go. From the happenings at Sundance and Paris Fashion Week to the annual DLD (Digital-Life-Design) conference, there's something for everyone, no matter where your interests lie. So, click through for the full breakdown of where in the world you should be right now. If you can't manage to get away, then make sure you're living vicariously through our events coverage. More»
Atelier Versace kicked off the Spring '13 Paris Couture Fashion Show yesterday. In the last 24 hours, high-fashion designers, including Chanel, and Raf Simons' Dior, sent their most intricate, opulent dresses down the runway. Click through to see some of our favorite Instagrams from the collections so far!
Bloggers have been drooling as the couturiers in Paris have been showing off their latest avant-garde visions this week. From Givenchy's punk rocker gowns, to Elie Saab's fairy tale dresses, to Chanel's flight attendant-spiration, and more, check out the haute highlights of Paris Haute Couture 2012. More»
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Sean MacPherson took some time out to chat with us about his new restaurant, so click through to find out why we\'re calling Margaux your new go-to in NYC.