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chait.pngGreg Chait of L.A.-based label The Elder Statesman won the 2012 CDFA/Vogue Fashion Fund. He'll get $300,000 and a lot of coverage in Vogue. Congrats! [via The Cut]




Behold, a Second Life video made by Proenza Schouler to showcase their Fall collection. For a second there we thought it was Azealia Banks' new video for "Atlantis," and let's be honest, she wouldn't be out of place here. [via High Snobette]


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We love this V editorial shot by Nick Knight which plays into women who look more traditionally 'masculine' to the point of gender obfuscation. [via V


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At Glamour's Women of the Year Awards last night, Lauren Hutton told The Cut that she once wrestled a 400-pound alligator for Helmut Newton.


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Nicolas Ghesquière designed five Pudsey bears for a LOVE Magazine-helmed charity auction at Christie's. These are probably (and, most likely, inadvertently) some of the last things he created for Balenciaga. You can start your bidding tomorrow. [via Press Release]


givenchy-scraps.jpgWould someone mind quickly stopping by Givenchy on their way home and picking us up a few of these S/S '13 accessories? [via HypeBeast]



Traditional English brand Brooks asked a bunch of product design students from London's Royal College of Art to create what its founder would be creating "if he were alive today". The results are pretty cool and wouldn't be out of place in an upscale store in Williamsburg. [via Selectism]





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