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STYLE LICKS: This Week In Fashion…
January 12, 2012 | 10:45AM

Weekly rundown of D.C. fashion events+links to love on style blogs+other inspirational stuff we think you may enjoy. Cool? Cool. And as always, let us know if we missed something in the comments. PSA:-the WINTER STYLE GUIDE IS UP-LOVE IT RIGHT HERE. + OUR 12 TRENDS TO LOOK FORWARD TO in 2012 STORY, including but not limited to:


EVENTS ETC

  • This Friday:

  • CORCORAN + NORWEGIAN EMBASSY – January 18- Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Norwegian Embassy combine forces and bring you a quote special evening of Norwegian design and fashion. Celebrate the anticipated exhibition The Exceptional Everyday: Design Post-Process with design expert, Benedicte Sunde, plussss a reception and fashion presentation follow. An Exceptional evening, we agree!
  • TWB Mad Hatters Dance Party – January 21- Take a trip down the rabbit hole to The Mad Hatter’s Dance Party, the 11th Annual Jete Society Dance Party. One of the most popular young professionals events in Washington, this year’s event celebrates the Ballet’s upcoming premiere of Alice (in wonderland). Tickets are $95. VIP tickets are $175. Discounts apply for Jete Society members. Click here to become a member. More Details: Saturday, January 21st, 9 pm – 2 am, The Ritz Carlton, Washington, DC, 1150 22nd Street, N.W.
  • February 1- Simon Doonan (Yes, THE Simon Doonan) will be at W Washington D.C.  at 7pm for a book signing event for “Gay Men Don’t Get Fat” his newest literary effort.
  • Crystal Couture – February 7-11 – Fashion SHOW and trunk sale at Crystal City: A five-day extravaganza dedicated to fashion entertainment and bargain SALES. Don’t miss a cameo from America’s Next Top Model contestant and DC native Bianca Chardei.

INSPIRATIONAL LINKS ETC

(‘TEENAGE DREAMS’ + GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS EDITION)

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Je Suis Amy: Liebemarlene Vintage featured Crash Magazine‘s dreamy editorial, with stylist Linda Marina Portman and photographer Marie-Fleur Charlesworth.

LIEBEMARLENE

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Object of Affection: Proenza Schouler the Evening Clutch

STYLELIST

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Young At Heart: Sea of Shoes Jane Aldridge rocking TIGER Black Milk swimwear in January post. A sign we really ARE in 2012: when favored teen (pre-teen?) style bloggers are showing signs beyond mere adolescence, i.e. adulthood. Roawrr!

SEA OF SHOES

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AND IN CASE ONE ISN’T ENOUGH: Style Rookie Tavi Gevinson covers L’Officiel Netherlands in October 2011. Tavi is looking particularly elongated thanks to French photographer Jean-Paul Goude’s digital imagery skills ….

PLUS NEW VIDEO  HERE – Tavi hosts Advanced Style Party for New York Fashion Week 2011. So, yeaa, despite the New Year – we’re still crushing on this teen-beat fashionista.

STYLEITE

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KARLIE KLOSS: Free People and model phenom Karlie Kloss join forces for the New Year. Miss Kloss takes New York by storm in the January 2012 edition of FP’s spirited catalog.  A few great snapshots from the “ALL NEW JANUARY COLLECTION” below.

REFINERY29

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ALEXANDER WANG FOR S MODA: JANUARY 2012

FASHION GONE ROGUE

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LINDSEY WIXSON + FRIDA GUSTAVSSON: Mulberry Spring 2012 ad campaign features dynamic duo, Lindsey Wixson and Frida Gustavsson, by photographer Tim Walker. Amid over-sized ice cream cones, playful color schemes, and a more classic Brighton Beach – Mulberry’s latest collection shines bright.

MY FASHION LIFE

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STELLA MCCARTNEY: PRE-FALL 2012

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If You Have To Cry Go Outside: Whitney Port from MTV’s The City will debut her first complete collection, Whitney Eve, for New York Fashion Week on Wednesday, February 15th, at Lincoln Center. Kelly Cutrone of NYC’s People’s Revolution remains in the picture.

ELLE

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+MILA KUNIS NEW FACE OF DIOR

NY DAILY NEWS

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