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FASHION WEEK
Behind the scenes at M.A.C

M.A.C Cosmetics is set to debut their Spring line on the SS10 runways in NYC next week. The cosmetic giants who partnered with Milk Studios, have signed on to showcase their artistry for the faces of 86 shows (think Rodarte, Zac Posen, Alexander Wang, and Proenza) let NY Mag behind the scenes at their studio while they tested hundreds of combinations to create the looks that will set the stage for spring.

AZALEAS
Fashion Calendar: Monday, August 31st-September 4th
EMBROIDERY
Trend Alert: Embroidered Details
AMERICAN APPAREL
Street Style: Laura, Student from GW

Name: Laura, 20
Hails From: LA
Occupation: Student at George Washington in DC; Intern at Black Book magazine

Which celebrity’s closet would you like to raid?
Kate Bosworth

What is your soundtrack to the summer?
When I’m out it’s always the old songs that I get excited about when they come on, so I made myself a playlist of all the oldies like Dolly Parton and The Isley Brothers.

What’s one piece of clothing could you not live without?
My cut-off jean shorts, I live in them.

What is she wearing?
Top: American Apparel
Bag: Marni
Skirt: Urban Outfitters
Shoes: Surface To Air from Oak
Necklaces: Collected from all over when traveling

BOUTIQUE REVIEW
Boutique Review: Eva's in Trendy Nolita, NYC
ALLURE MAGAZINE
Fashion Calendar: Tuesday, August 25th
IRIS STRUBEGGER
V Magazine Gets 19 Covers

We thought the second issue of Love magazine was getting a bit carried away when it revealed two different cover images, but V Magazine has taken it a step further with their new issue, boasting a remarkable 19 different covers.

The covers are for a special V magazine supplement entitled ‘World of Women & Supreme’ that comes with V61 and sees a whole host of models, including V favorite Iris Strubegger, posing with everything from raw meat to reptile claws draped on their bodies.

FASHION
STK gets torn to shreds by Project Runway

Anyone who saw Thursday night's Project Runway: All-Star Challenge would have seen chic restaurant STK being literally torn apart by the Project Runway contestants. Sadly the fabric massacre wasn’t the result of a fashion catfight gone too far but the requirements of a challenge. The wannabe designers were dining at the restaurant when they were given a surprise challenge to create an outfit using only materials from the restaurant: cue a mass attack on the seats, walls and anything else that could be stitched into something couture-worthy. An innovative idea to say the least, but was it really worth having to completely redecorate a restaurant for? I guess we’ll see on the runway…

FASHION
Is Jean-Paul Gaultier Leaving Hermès?

The latest rumor in fashion land is that Jean-Paul Gaultier may be resigning from his role as creative director of Hermès. Gaultier, who has been with the brand since Martin Margiela left in 2003, also has his own label that is tied to Hermes after the company invested $23 million in June 1999 for a 35 percent stake, so it will be interesting to see how this will be affected if the resignation rumors are true. It is supposed the designer will show his last collection for Hermes in Paris in October and, as yet, there are no suggestions as to who may replace him.