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Fashion Week Breaking Trends Fall 2014: Arts & Crafts

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London and Milan Fashion Weeks–Designers went back to art school in a huge way this season. Runway looks incorporated everything from splatter paint prints (often in squeezed-from-the-tube saturated colors) to bold Calder-esque collages. Final touches included Abstract Expressionist-inspired painted leather, or appliqués that looked glued on a la a kid’s …

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NYFW Breaking Trends Fall 2014: Survivalist Fur

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New York Fashion Week–Calling all hunters and gatherers! Who says fur has to be luxurious and luscious? After seasons of colorful, elegant furs, we’re spotting an emerging trend for what could be called survivalist fur. As in “let-me-throw-on-this-fur-animal-pelt-while-I-go-out-and-trap-dinner” fur.  Colors are raw and natural; textures are rough and tactile.