BY ELAINE TURNER

Elaine Turner

We’re all about destination glamour and transporting our customer to a location. And every season, I design collections based on two inspirations: a muse and a place. For Fall 2010, I was inspired by Jackie O. and her years in New York City.

Like New York itself, Jackie O. was multi-dimensional and complex. She expressed her style yet always remained classic, elegant, and timeless. I am fascinated by the legacy of her culture, compassion, and charm.
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November 10, 2010

AN INTERVIEW WITH KATYA MOORMAN OF STYLE DEFINED NYC

StyleDefinedKatya Moorman has two great loves: Fashion and NYC. Her blog, Style Defined NYC, combines these two passions – and gives us a glimpse into the world of style in the city that never sleeps. We sat down with the uber-cool blogger to learn a thing or two about the fashion fresh on the streets of Manhattan.

Rue La La: Explain street style.
Katya: It’s a sense of individuality. It’s fearlessness, a sense of “now” and knowing fashion well enough to deconstruct or comment on a trend. It also involves the ability to break away from fashion uniforms – the little black dress tends to be safe and boring no matter how you accessorize it.
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July 30, 2010

KIRAT ANAND SHARES THE STREET HE LOVES

What is my favorite street? Stops along memory lane pop into my head like strobe lights. The coastline along Cinque Terre, its trail through the five towns with the sound of water crushing against the coast. The image of Delhi Polo grounds still fresh with its smell of morning dew. But after my thoughts traveled around the world, they brought me back home, back to New York City.
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July 27, 2010
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