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LM GUEST HOUSE / NEW YORK

15 06

LM Guest House in Dutchess County, New York, is a study in minimalist elegance. The 2,000 square-foot (approx. 187 Square meter) house was designed by New York-based Desai/Chia Architects on the private client’s working farm that had no existing buildings. What must have been a rather sizeable…

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HAUS AM MOOR / AUSTRIA

15 06

Haus am Moor is designed by Bernardo Bader.  This beautiful private home is elegant in its deceptive simplicity, and is also a great example of how to use resources to their fullest. Haus am Moor is a private residence with an attached studio, located in Krumbach area…

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HELMUT LANG RESORT 2014

14 06

In its present incarnation, under the direction of Michael and Nicole Colovos, Helmut Lang is a very commercial label; beyond that, it has straightforwardness in its DNA, courtesy of the original Herr Lang himself.  At any rate, the Resort collection the Colovoses presented today was…

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THEYSKENS’ THEORY RESORT 2014

14 06

Olivier Theyskens pointed out while presenting the collection today, his aim this time out was to make sure every piece in the collection was “a real essential,” which pushed him to make a tight edit of his silhouettes. Though “real essentials” sounds like a recipe…

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T BY ALEXANDER WANG RESORT 2014

14 06

A cheerful palette of lemon yellow, peppermint green, and sky blue was enough to make you fall in love with the label’s top-notch basics—techno suiting separates, neoprene crop tops, and sporty knits, for starters—all over again. Aside from the new hues, Wang kept things brief…

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PROENZA SCHOULER RESORT 2014

14 06

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez nabbed the CFDA’s Designer of the Year award for the third time in 5 years.  At their Resort presentation today they were talking about changing their process. “Designers have become obsessed with heavy clothes,” they said, chalking up the fixation…

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CALVIN KLEIN RESORT 2014

14 06

Francisco Costa recently partnered with the 90-year-old artist; their striped shift dress, based on Kelly’s 1952 canvas Red Yellow Blue White, was hanging in the windows of the Madison Avenue flagship earlier this Spring, and will soon be donated to the Costume Institute. Today’s Resort show was…

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BALENCIAGA RESORT 2014

14 06

Cristóbal Balenciaga hailed from a small coastal town in Spain called Getaria. It was in the archives there that Alexander Wang found inspiration for his new collection. As he established back in February, Wang has a deep respect for the house’s codes. Where it felt…

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ALEXANDER WANG RESORT 2014

14 06

Low-slung, baggy leather pants, a leather cheerleader miniskirt with asymmetrical darts, and a leather dress with batwing sleeves, the results of a pattern cut on the circle, were all instant wardrobe refreshers. Vacuum-pressed pleating at the back of an elongated blazer and the nipped waist…

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