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From the May Issue: Florals get a revamp for spring in this hyper-hue photo shoot


May 2014 Floral Photo Shoot

Photographed by Moo. Styled by George Antonopoulos. Hair and makeup by Veronica Chu for Covergirl. Fashion assistant, Eliza Grossman.

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From digitized foliage to hand beaded blooms, this spring offers a garden of earthly delights. In this vibrant photo shoot from our May 2014 issue, florals take a spin for yet another season and proof less ordinary than ever.
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Lady in waiting: Lisa Cant stars in this boudoir-inspired photo shoot from our Winter 2014 issue


Winter 2014 Lisa Cant Boudoir Photo Shoot

Photographed by Gabor Jurina. Styled by George Antonopoulos. Hair by Justin German for Makeup by Greg Wencel for Fashion Assistant, Audra Harris. Shot on location at the Cadillac Motel, Niagara Falls.

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Satins, slips, feathers and lace allow femininity and romance to have a not-so-secret affair. In this retro photo shoot from our Winter 2014 issue, Canadian model Lisa Cant stars as the glamorous mistress awaiting her paramour’s arrival. Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and Dries Van Noten’s shared Fall 2013 boudoir focus is the perfect aphrodisiac.
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Coco Rocha’s FASHION Magazine cover shoot: See the photos, go behind-the-scenes and read our interview


Coco Rocha FASHION Magazine Cover Shoot

Photographed by Gabor Jurina. Styled by Zeina Esmail. Hair and makeup by Greg Wencel from Manicure by Leanne Colley for Fashion assistant, Eliza Grossman.

Canada’s most expressive supermodel on following her convictions, her new job with Naomi Campbell and her thoughts on motherhood.

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Photo shoot: Designers have turned up the volume for fall with broader shoulders, wider sleeves and boxier cuts


Photo shoot: Power station

Francisco Garcia. Styled by George Antonopoulos

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Size matters for Fall 2012; volume has been turned up and proportions maximized. Boxier silhouettes, broad shoulders, and architectural layers come together to create striking visuals in our October issue.

On the runways, we saw Comme Des Garçons create a whole new body shape (think: human gingerbread man), Mugler restructured the peplum to add some renewed intrigue to the trend, and Pheobe Philo for chose to supersize her collection for Celine with coats of epic proportions.
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The ultimate swimwear how-to buy guide: We grilled four swimwear experts for intel on finding the perfect suit


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Sarah Ghobrial, swimwear buyer at Holt Renfrew,
Tom Mora, head of women’s design at J.Crew,
Fay Yeung, owner of Sandpipers,
Liliana Mann, owner of Linea Intima,


Q: How tight should a swimsuit be?
A: “Bathing suits and jeans should both be very tight when you buy them. The fabric will relax, and there aren’t many things less attractive than a bathing suit that sags.” —Mann

Q: Can you alter a swimsuit that’s not quite right?
A: “The straps are very easy to do, but I wouldn’t alter the sides because it would stress the seams. A swimsuit will stretch out a little bit, so you could wear it around the house until it gets comfortable.” —Yeung Read more »

Grand Dame: Check out our photo shoot with legendary model China Machado


FASHION May 2012 | China Machado

Legendary model China Machado reclaims her throne at 82 years-old in resplendent blooms and bold jewels fit for a modern-day queen.

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Quotable: Iris Apfel isn’t just some empty-headed fashionista


Iris Apfel is exactly what we want to be when we get older. She’s inspired everything from a M.A.C collection to a pair of Jimmy Choo pumps to a tattoo on the body of Alexis Bittar PR Director Samantha Shaw‘s body. But don’t get the sassy granny wrong, she has more than fashion on her mind. The icon told Advanced Style‘s Ari Seth Cohen:

“I just would like people to know that I’m not some empty-headed fashionista who thinks about nothing but getting dressed. People ask me all the time, ‘What do you think about when you get up in the morning about planning an outfit?’ My God, if I did that, I would have to kill myself.”

Holiday 2011: Gift guide


Holiday 2011: Gift guide

We’re celebrating the 2011 holiday gift guide with our most stylish finds for the festive season, no matter who’s on your list.

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