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Berlin Fashion Week Fall 2014: The top 10 moments from this burgeoning style scene

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Berlin Fashion Week Fall 2014 Top 10

Any Berliner worth their passport will tell you that their native city takes many other things more seriously (72-hour stretches of clubbing, for example) than fashion. This notion is mostly upheld, if only from a practical point-of-view—the girls wear flats, and the boys never wear plaid. But, with each edition of Berlin Fashion Week, it appears that the city has become a little more comfortable with its power on the runway. Still relatively-new in its 14th season, the Berlin tents have become a breeding ground for a cool, calm, and, above all else, considerate style ideology, edging out other Mercedes Benz-run weeks (except New York, duh), as a top contender for international glory.

The first round of Fall 2014 shows welcomed 50 designers from across Northern Europe, and, even more exciting were the 11 debuts alone, from a young newcomer who received orders from Lady Gaga, like, five minutes ago, and a Russian sartorial empress-in-the-making who has already dressed Naomi Campbell. The potential for breakout success is palatable, with well-heeled Anglos like Georgia May Jagger and Elizabeth Hurley spotted front row. And while all these street style blogs like to portray Berlin as the city of dark, unapologetic black and slouchy fits (which, fine, it is), there’s also an emerging, beautiful trend toward elegance and opulence to be found that is anti-Berlin indeed, but echoes back to Germany’s golden Enlightenment era—you know, pre-1914. Here’s 10 of our favourite moments and designer picks from Berlin Fashion Week’s Fall 2014 shows.
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New York Fashion Week: Rihanna at Opening Ceremony, cattiness in the camera pit and more awesome gossip

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Opening Ceremony Spring 2014 Rihanna

Photography courtesy of Opening Ceremony

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You’ve seen the new York Fashion Week Spring 2013 runway looks, the celeb sightings and the street style photos but if you’re curious about the latest front row gossip, read on for peek at what fashion editors are ranting and raving about behind the scenes.
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The wild ones: The undeniable, indelible influence of the ’90s supermodels returns to the runways

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Supermodels Peter Lindbergh Vogue

Photography by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue Magazine/fd-inspired.com

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Fierceness, thy name is Naomi. And Linda. And Cindy. Recognized in fashion circles by their first names alone, ’90s supermodels are the latest icons to ride the decade’s wave of nostalgia into our already punk-, grunge- and angst-heavy wardrobes.

Known now as the Supers, the larger-than-life model pack fronted by Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer and Christy Turlington ruled not only the runway but the cultural zeitgeist as well. They were everywhere, starring in George Michael’s epic “Freedom 90” music video, appearing in a Time Magazine cover story, even launching a chain of Fashion Cafes. And while they wore everything from skin-tight Alaïa bandage dresses to Versace scarf print leggings, their look was ultimately defined by a 1991 photo shoot that captured the high-impact collision between the supermodel phenomenon and the moto trend. Lensed by Peter Lindbergh for Vogue, it featured a Marlon Brando-meets-Madonna blend of hardware-heavy motorcycle jackets, ball skirts and pleated minis with embellished leather caps and Chanel pearls.
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Pippa Middleton vs. Naomi Campbell: Who wore blue best on Wimbledon’s opening day?

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Pippa Middelton Naomi Campbell Wimbledon

Photography by Karwai Tang/WireImage and Dave M. Benett/Getty Images

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Oh, Wimbledon, one of the rare occasions where fashion and sports come together. The prestigious British tennis tournament—known for its royal patronage and its heavy supply of strawberries and cream—doubles as the perfect backdrop for It-Brits and out-of-town celebs to outshine each other courtside. The event promises world-class people watching with annual appearances by the Middleton clan, David and Victoria Beckham and Anna Wintour.

Yesterday marked the opening day of this year’s Wimbledon tournament and the spectators were definitely on their fashion A-game. Wimbledon regular Pippa Middleton took in the action from the royal box where she and Kate Middleton—who’s now too pregnant to attend—have sat in years past. Also spotted was British supermodel Naomi Campbell, who took in the tennis from the Evian Live Young VIP Suite.

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Coco Rocha’s FASHION Magazine cover shoot: See the photos, go behind-the-scenes and read our interview

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Coco Rocha FASHION Magazine Cover Shoot

Photographed by Gabor Jurina. Styled by Zeina Esmail. Hair and makeup by Greg Wencel from p1m.ca/CoverGirl. Manicure by Leanne Colley for p1m.ca/Revlon. 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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New York Fashion Week Spring 2013: Karlie Kloss bakes cookies at DKNY, Naomi Campbell walks Zac Posen and more!

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Coco Rocha at Zac Posen's Spring 2013 fashion show

Coco Rocha at Zac Posen's Spring 2013 fashion show shot by Peter Stigter

Blogger Bryanboy wins the biggest try-hard award. Wearing Alexander McQueen‘s mirrored visor, printed Prada brogues and a neon lime fur camera strap, he’s only an it-bag away from completef must-have overload.

Victoria Beckham‘s collections keep getting better and better. With husband David Beckham beaming from the front row, her new take on tailoring expands her offering beyond the beautiful, but now expected body-con dresses, into tailored separates territory. A pimento mini skirted suit and simple long-sleeve car coat stood out among the otherwise black and white palette.
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A complete wardrobe recap from last night’s gilded supermodel invasion of the London Olympics closing ceremony

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Photography by Saeed Khan/AFP/GettyImages

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Among the many highlights of last night’s Olympic Closing Ceremonies, one of our favourites was definitely the supermodel en masse march, a fashion moment that completely cemented London’s role as one of the industry’s capitals. Some of fashion’s most recognized faces, including Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell (the definite stars of the show) along with Lily Cole, Stella Tennant, Lily Donaldson, Georgia May Jagger, Karen Elson, Jourdan Dunn and David Gandy, were all clad in seven of Britain’s most revered designers.
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MTV’s House of Style is back! But who will replace Cindy and Naomi?

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Photo via MTV

In a bygone time, supermodels ruled the world, walking pack-like down a Versace runway or gathering en masse in front of Peter Lindbergh’s lens. Alone they were already unstoppable, but these Amazon women were also friends, a supermodel gang that had the world watching their every move. This supermodel-obsessed era was known as the ‘90s, and the true archeological evidence of this time was a show known as House of Style. In some of the most amazing news we’ve heard all week, MTV has just today announced the cult favourite will be returning in October, this time as a more digitally based series with lots of social media crossover.

Running from 1989 to 1999, the show’s 72 episodes not only captured the enormous power these women had at the time (in one episode, longtime host Cindy Crawford talks about how she once killed time trying to figure out how much money she made per minute) but the behind-the-scenes goings-on of their lives and of the fashion industry as a whole. The show took these seemingly untouchable beauties and made them a bit more real. Case in point: Naomi Campbell unabashedly applying zit cream on-camera.
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