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Harper’s Bazaar Russia Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Harper’s Bazaar Russia selected 15 fashion designers to make special edition covers for their 15th Anniversary Edition. Some of the designers chosen include Karl Lagerfeld, Dolce & Gabbana, Missoni, Versace, and Diane von Furstenberg. Each designer took a unique approach to honor Russia and the magazine. Karl chose to sketch Russian model Natasha Poly while Missoni used their signature zig-zag pattern. Which one is your favorite?

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Even if you can’t read Russian, you can still appreciate the artwork! See more from the designers in the issue here

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Versace for H&M Lookbook Sneak Peek

The lookbook of the Versace for H&M has been released, featuring just a small portion of the 90+ piece collection coming to 300 of the fast fashion retailer’s stores on November 17.

The collection of menswear, womenswear, and home accents includes sexy, glam pieces iconic of the Italian house, poppy archival prints from the ’90s collections, and some design elements of more recent collections.  Photos courtesy of Daily Front Row.

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Versace for H&M

H&M has chosen Versace for its newest designer collaboration line, which will be in select stores in mid November. In addition, there will be a pre-spring collection released in January. The fall line will consist of leather, prints, and lots of vibrant colors that Versace is known for, with pieces for women and men. Prices will not be cheap, but there is no other place you can get a leather Versace dress for just $200.

Of the collection, Donatella Versace says, “I am thrilled to be collaborating with H&M and to have the opportunity of reaching their wide audience. The collection will be quintessential Versace, perfect for H&M and Versace fans everywhere.” Past couture collaborations for H&M include one with Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Roberto Cavalli, Jimmy Choo, and Lanvin. Who will be next?

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Best Dressed at the 2011 Grammy Awards

The red carpet for the 2011 Grammy Awards was filled with an array of style choices, from beautiful to avant garde to not-so-great.  Stars who were among the best dressed included Jennifer Hudson showed off her new slender figure with a navy bustier dress from Versace, LeAnn Rimes looked sleek in a gold and silver draped Reem Acra, and Jennifer Lopez rocked a mirrored mini dress by Emilio Pucci (that was a tad too mini), to name a few.  Browse through the gallery below of the best dressed ladies and vote on your favorite!

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Top Designers at the SAG Awards

Although it is not on quite the same level as the Oscars or Golden Globes, the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards show is nevertheless a star-studded night that showcases great design and style from the industry’s best.  Winning looks from the 2011 SAG Awards (broadcasted on Sunday, Jan. 30) included designs by Oscar de la Renta (Lea Michele and Tina Fey), and a stunning Natalie Portman in a white, strapless Azzaro.  Equally memorable looks were worn by Hillary Swank in a flattering, nude Versace, January Jones in Carolina Herrera, Mila Kunis in red, flowing Alexander McQueen, Glee star Amber Riley in Anne Barge, and Claire Danes in a floral Louis Vuitton.  Check out the slideshow below and vote on who you think had the best look!

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Milan Fashion Week Run-down

Milan Fashion Week showcased a full dose of diversity from the Italian designers, yet what they all had in common were exciting, innovative, wearable collections for Spring 2011.  Bottega Veneta designer Tomas Maier sent his models down the runway with wet hair and uncomplicated garments that moved with ease and nonchalance that still looked luxe.

Daily Front Row describes the Spring 2011 collection of Salvatore Ferragamo as “a marriage that simultaneously blends bohemian and aristocratic backgrounds.”  Long, flowing dresses were mixed in with tailored shorts, blazers, and trench coats, and were accessorized with head scarves and long-strap handbags.

Lace was the main ingredient of Dolce & Gabbana’s charming spring creation, accompanied by white summer dresses, soft florals, and crystals.

The collection of Donatella Versace exhibited geometric garments and patterns of black, white, turquoise, and red in a manner than was more restrained than usual. 

Missoni stayed true to its signature lively patterns, and experimented with volume for tunics and bohemian skirts.

It seemed as though the American South was the main inspiration for Moschino this season, but the collection steered clear of looking costume-y from bright colors, tailored suits, and bold polka dots and stripes. 

Giorgio Armani’s collection was entirely navy and black and showed luxe gowns, tailored jackets, and flattering pants.

For his 40th anniversary of design, Roberto Cavalli steered clear from what many designers are doing: “I know that a lot of designers are doing minimalism these days,” he said to Daily Front Row. “But I say, who needs minimalism when you could have great sex?”  His collection included sheer gowns and lace-up pants that allowed skin to peek through, fringe detail, animal prints, and alligator jackets.

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