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Because of course they did.
If there’s two words we never thought would be used in the same sentence, it’s “J.Crew” and the fascinating inspiration behind Eddie Borgo’s CFDA-sponsored capsule collection for the retail giant.
The nominees for the Council of Fashion Designers of America‘s 2011 awards ceremony are set, and the list is more or less a roster of the coolest kids working in the industry. And when we say kids, we mean kids. Because for the most part, this year’s nominees are pretty young. Also: Lady Gaga was nominated!
Besides being a makeup addict, I also happen to be a jewelry addict. That whole Coco Chanel “take one accessory off before you leave the house” adage? Um, no thanks. Though I layer piece upon shiny piece (Iris is my homegirl, after all), even just one really great item can transform an outfit from blah to bomb. And you want to look all bomb, don’t you? This is why I’m going to teach you how to curate a super cool jewelry collection.
Last night some of the world’s most fashionable (and forward-thinking) people gathered at this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards. The awards are awesome because they recognize and reward new talent — past winners have included Alexander Wang, the Proenza Schouler boys and Sophie Theallet. This year Billy Reid took home the night’s top prize (and $300,000).