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Want to Shop the Pretty Little Liars Wardrobe Closet? Costume Designer Mandi Line Has Your Back

Jan/10/2014 at 01:34 PM ET

Mandi Line Pretty Little LiarsGregory Metcalf

We already revealed some exclusive outtakes from Lucy Hale’s February cover interview. Now, we have some inside scoop on the Pretty Little Liars-inspired collection for Aeropostale, created by the show’s costume designer Mandi Line!

And if you’re pining over the clothes you see on Aria, Spencer, Hanna and Emily each week on the hit ABC Family show, then you’ll be very interested in Line’s Aeropostale collection inspired by what the characters wear on the show. The best part: It won’t burn a hole in your pocket. Read More

Nicki Minaj Sparkles At New York Fashion Week, Plus Other Happenings!

Sep/11/2013 at 08:08 PM ET

Mary J. BligeCourtesy BrianKillian/WireImage

Just because we’re nearing the end of New York Fashion Week doesn’t mean the glam is even close to over. The proof? These Tweets, Instagrams, Vines and Insta videos. We’re particularly sweet on Nicki Minaj’s bubble-gum-pink lips at the Jeremy Scott show, and, speaking of chomp chomp chomping, we’re also eating up the Subway-wrapper dress that stole the Project Runway show. Scroll down for even more celeb spottings and day-in-the-life updates, and stay tuned for tomorrow’s recap!
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New York Fashion Week Continues: See Rihanna, Miguel, The Biebs and More!

Sep/09/2013 at 04:46 PM ET

Rihanna and MiguelCourtesy Taylor Hill/FilmMagic

The weekend may be over, but New York Fashion Week’s still going strong in a big way — so we rounded up our favorite Tweets, Instagrams, Vines and Insta videos for you to check out. We love the fun pic of Rihanna, her pal Melissa Forde and Miguel at the Opening Ceremony show — and scroll down for even more celeb spottings (two words: The Biebs) and behind-the-scenes action. Any faves?

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5 Things to Know About Marissa Webb

Sep/06/2013 at 06:44 PM ET

Kerry WashingtonCourtesy Stephen Lovekin/Getty

We’re guessing that you’ve read about Marissa Webb, the designer who wowed everyone in a big way earlier this week with her amazing Spring 2014 collection at New York Fashion Week. And since she was all over Twitter and Insta, we figured you may want to know a little bit more about her! So to help you keep up with the NYFW conversation, here’s a brief bio of the woman who’s ruling the runway — and dominating Fashion Week conversations.

1. She used to work at J.Crew. She spent over ten years there as Head of Womenswear and Accessories Design and then, two years ago, she left to branch out on her own and design full-time.

2. She’s Korean, but grew up in Pennsylvania and now she’s based in New York City. That probably explains why her designs have such global appeal. In fact, her clothes are available in top stores around the world, including Barneys New York.

3. She’s a self-proclaimed tomboy. You may not guess it based on the abundance of feminine styles in her collections, but Webb grew up in Pennsylvania playing in dirt. “I was surrounded by trees and dirt bike trails,” she told Line magazine this fall. That explains why her style is part feminine, part urban chic: “Living in NYC and growing up in the woods, I tend to gravitate toward the mixing of hard with soft, nature with architecture,” she told Lifestyle Mirror in February.

RELATED: See lots of star style at New York Fashion Week here!

4. She’s awesome to work for. No, really. Unlike some designers, who are somewhat notorious for being a wee bit self-involved (we’re not going to mention any names here), Webb is a team player through and through. In fact, right before she debuted her fall 2013 collection at New York Fashion Week, she said, “I’m looking forward to giving everyone on my small team huge hugs for all their hard work and dedication. I probably would not still be standing without them.”

5. The actress Alyssa Milano is a fan. She Tweeted on Wednesday, “Wearing all @marissawebbnyc today for my press! #obsessed”

Tell us: What do you think of Marissa Webb?

–Annie Daly

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What We're Clicking: Kate Moss's Super Secret Instagram Account (Shhh!), Plus: Other Secrets from Stella McCartney and Gwyneth, and More!

Aug/27/2013 at 06:25 PM ET

Kate Moss Secret InstagramCourtesy Bauer-Griffin

–The famously un-social-media-y Kate Moss has admitted that she does, in fact, have an Instagram account! But she’s keeping her name a secret, go figure. Let the guessing games begin…blondebombshell? sofreshnsocleanclean? [The Telegraph UK]

–In other secrets-secrets-are-no-fun news, fashion designer Stella McCartney has revealed that she’s got plans to do, well, something with pal Gwyneth Paltrow. We’ll be sure to keep you in the Goop—er, loop. [NY Daily News]

–We’re gonna go ahead and guess that LiLo is the only –we repeat, only — person on the face of the earth who seems to be excited that summer’s almost over, as evidenced by this telling Instagram pic. [Instagram]

–Carly Rae Jepsen talks about her top two beauty must-haves, and oh! That time she totally flashed her audience and was wearing a hot pink thong. [PopSugar]

–The lovely Jamie Chung, who is one of our September Style Council members, has begun her Fashion Week prep. Check out her Instagram of her first Fashion Week fitting! Want. That. Jacket. [Instagram]

Fashion Star Winner Hunter Bell: Jessica Simpson Told Me to Be More Sexy With My Designs

May/12/2013 at 10:11 PM ET

Fashion Star winner Hunter BellCourtesy Express

Looks like you might be wearing one of Hunter Bell’s dresses very soon. The 32-year-old southern belle (who says she’s inspired by designers like Diane von Furstenberg and Rebecca Taylor) has been crowned the winner of Fashion Star, trumping 12 other designers for the prize of launching their original collections in three of the nation’s largest fashion retailers — Express, Macy’s and Saks.

And Hunter may not have reached her goal without the help of mentor Jessica Simpson.

“I worked closely with Jessica, and she was always a sounding board for me to stay true to my own design aesthetic, but also very encouraging with the advice of making sure to show off a women’s curves with my designs and to be more sexy with them,” she tells PEOPLE at an Express breakfast showcasing her line (sample design above). “In this industry you need to be open to advice.”

From episode one, Bell was a frontrunner after her first fashion show resulted in a bidding war from the three major retailers. But for the N.Y.C. based-designer, one of the biggest highlights of the experience has been the resources the show’s platform has provided her.

“The most exciting moment was walking into the design studio and seeing your own desk with all of the necessary tools and resources provided for you from the network to be successful,” she says.

RELATED PHOTOS: Get more star wardrobe inspiration here

Turns out, Hunter’s passion and design prowess dates back to way before becoming a household name.

“What people definitely don’t know is that I didn’t just start out as a designer with Fashion Star,” she explains. “I have dedicated the past 10 years to making my passion become a successful career. I not only studied design in school and then at Parsons, but I also interned with Nanette Lepore, which was an amazing experience.”

And this is only the beginning for the dedicated designer. Her overall goal? “I hope to grow my clothing line to be a household name brand, expanding into department stores with an online presence, allowing me to create jobs and give back.”

Shop Bell’s capsule collection online at Express and in stores across the country tomorrow!

Tell us: Do you think Bell deserved to win? Will you buy her clothes?

–Brittany Talarico

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Exclusive Video: Derek Lam on His Celeb-Loved Line for Kohl's

Mar/11/2013 at 09:30 AM ET

Derek Lam for Kohl'sStartraks (3)

Though Derek Lam’s line for Kohl’s DesigNation won’t be in stores until April, celebs haven’t been able to wait to get their hands on the pieces. Emmy Rossum (from left), Megan Hilty and Blake Lively have all been spotted in pieces from the Rio de Janeiro-inspired collection — making us even more excited to snap up some for ourselves.

Though the rest of us non-celebrities will have to wait until April to shop the styles, we’ve got an exclusive clip of Lam discussing how he developed the pieces in the collection. Follow Lam to sun-drenched Rio to see what inspired him to create prints that reflect everything from the busy city at night to the graffiti he saw on the walls.
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