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HOLY SH*%! Ji Won Choi's Amazing Fashion Video more_vert

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HOLY SH*%! Ji Won Choi's Amazing Fashion Videoclose

Hooooe. Lee. Shit. 😱 Stop every single thing you are doing and watch this @ji.w.choi fashion video immediately. This is fashion. This is art. This is conceptual couture. New Hartford Fashion Week goals immediately. continue reading

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Conceptual Couture Announced

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In a time of heightened political and social awareness, we have taken a step back to reevaluate our role in the community. In accordance with this, we have updated the Hartford Fashion Week mission as follows: We believe in the integral role that art an... continue reading

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HFW: Runways Announced for Spring '18

By Katrina Orsini
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The team at Hartford Fashion Week is proud to announce that we will premier our first showcase under our new mission in spring of 2018! We will be working in close accord with our goals, most notably our aim to "challenge the community to reconsider the wa... continue reading

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We take a day off from the lifelong hunt for art disguised as fashion to walk among art masquerading as furniture. continue reading

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Comme des Garcons: The Runway We’ve Needed for So Long and Absolutely Don’t Deserve more_vert

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Rei Kawakubo denounces today’s tired fashion, and it’s time for us to take note. continue reading

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What We Miss When We Obsess Over Celebrities

By Katrina Orsini
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While becoming ever increasingly disappointed in red carpets (most recently the Golden Globes) I started compiling a list of potential reasons why. The first, and most obvious is that stars are afraid to end up on the dreaded “worst dressed” list by the fa... continue reading

Fashion as Art: The Absent Pieces

By Katrina Orsini
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Upon my second visit to the Manus x Machina exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art I walked in and out of the exhibition space, carefully considering how this grouping of designs fit into one of the greatest collections of art in the world. Unlike th... continue reading

The Met Gala: The Superbowl of Fashion

By Katrina Orsini
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Many people in the fashion world consider the Met Gala the Superbowl of fashion.  This may be because it is the fundraising event for one of the greatest costume collections in the entire world. It could also be because its chair, Anna Wintour... continue reading

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