Talk of the Tents

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Marc by Marc Jacobs' satin dolls and current events

The Marc by Marc Jacobs spring 2014 collection

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Marc Jacobs has free speech on the brain -- and in the DJ booth -- which explains his choice of music at his Marc by Marc Jacobs show on Tuesday at Pier 57, along the Hudson River. His models marched to the strains of “WWPRD,” (short for “What Would Pussy Riot Do?”), a just-released anthem from Jeffrey Lewis, who recites the lyrics, “What is this -- the Middle Ages? Let those women out of those...

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Clover Canyon goes to Russia, with style

Called “Winter Palace,” Clover Canyon's Fall 2013 collection

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The folks at Clover Canyon may design, cut and sew their clothes in sunny California, but the new brand has Russia on the brain for fall.

Called “Winter Palace,” the line takes inspiration from the land of Baryshnikov and Tolstoy, using prints derived from photos of everything from grand architecture to dramatic vistas, from the Siberian plains to the stage of the Ballets Russes. The ornate...

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Tadashi Shoji bows to Russian royalty

The Tadashi Shoji Fall 2013 collection on the

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Oh how prescient, with a major snowstorm on the horizon, that Tadashi Shoji opened his show at the tents on Thursday with a blizzard of snow projected on the runway. 

But Shoji was referencing those tough Russian winters and his muse was Russian royalty in this luxe, elegant show that seemed full of fresh ideas while still conjuring the Russian Empire. 

Of note, long...

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