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By Jill Gerston and Jill Gerston,Contributing Writer | December 26, 1993
Taking a cue from Ralph Lauren, whose chic, pricey home designs have enamored fans across the Atlantic, some top European fashion designers, including Eman- uel Ungaro, Gianni Versace and Claude Montana, are trying to woo American clients with their own luxury home lines.Design buffs bored with traditional print sheets and flower-sprigged china can now sample Italian and French collections that emphasize bold colors, offbeat patterns and motifs inspired by everything from Roman ruins to African cloth.
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By Jordan Bartel and The Baltimore Sun | September 19, 2014
  Christian Siriano is going from Fashion Week to "Freak Show. " The "Project Runway" vet, who was born and raised in Annapolis and attended the Baltimore School for the Arts, will be using his keen fashion sense to judge a costume design competition tied to FX's horror-drama series "American Horror Story. " Announced today to celebrate the launch of "AHS's" fourth season, "Freak Show," the contest "invited participants with an eye for the unusual to design an original costume inspired by the series," according to a press release.
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July 10, 1991
NEW YORK- A glittery gang of about 30 fashion designers, editors and retailers got together over lunch Monday and, amazingly, agreed on something.The lunch at the Hotel Macklowe was arranged by the Council of Fashion Designers of America to explore ideas for a central showplace to hold New York's seasonal fashion shows. Historically, the showings have been chaotic affairs, with models, buyers and journalists --ing from one rickety showroom to another, if a falling ceiling did not get them.
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August 12, 2014
The catwalk at Baltimore Fashion Week is about to come to life with a ferocious roar -- with the help of designer Tenisha Campbell's wildlife-themed collection. The 32-year-old from Upper Marlboro will be introducing her line titled "Welcome to the Jungle," featuring jungle and tribal inspired prints with the use of orange iridescent fabrics. Campbell started creating clothes in late 2006, but she has been drawing since she was 4. As a designer, she said, she finds it important to offer her clients a variety of styles and sizes.
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By Pat Morgan and Pat Morgan,Knight-Ridder Newspapers | November 27, 1991
NEW YORK -- From designers attending a reception in New York for the fashion press given by the Council of Fashion Designers of America, I repeatedly heard the same refrain:Designers don't dictate anymore. They listen to customers.So which one of you has been telling them women want to wear crinolines?I ask because the rest of us would like to find you and express our profound appreciation, perhaps by stuffing several yards of tulle down your throat.Stiff, frilly petticoats have returned in abundance.
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By Sharon Overton and Sharon Overton,UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE | August 11, 1996
Once we were content to wear the occasional designer label on our T-shirts or jeans.Then we discovered the joy of sleeping on designer sheets.Now everything from soap dishes and cereal bowls to wall paint and mattress covers comes with a designer label. In the '90s, nesting has replaced social climbing, and haute couture has led to home couture. No longer are fashion designers content simply to fill our closets. They're out to fulfill our domestic fantasies as well.Do you long for a home with the patina of old money?
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By Knight-Ridder News ServiceNew York Times News ServiceChicago Tribune | January 16, 1992
Fashion,not functionOver the years, leather has had many images, but often has played an ironically dual role: badge of rebellion at one end of the spectrum, status symbol at the other.Lately, those images are merging. Big-name fashion designers -- among them Claude Montana, Donna Karan and Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel -- have successfully usurped leather's bad-boy image for high-ticket items.Consider Ms. Karan's version of the motorcycle jacket, which sold out of department stores this fall, retailing for more than $700.
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By Liz Rittersporn and Liz Rittersporn,New York Daily News | December 4, 1991
NEW YORK -- When it was rare for fashion designers to make news beyond the fashion pages, a California designer named Rudi Gernreich created a shock heard 'round the world.The Soviet Union thought it presaged the end of morality in the United States. Clerics were up in arms. It was outlawed in Holland, Denmark and Greece. The pope banned it.It was a topless bathing suit, and the year was 1964.It was a modest garment compared with Rudi's 1981 pubikini, which bared a whole lot more and failed to make even one headline.
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By Jill Rosen and The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2012
Cleaned up but fresh off the highway from his cross-country hitchhiking trip, John Waters was hanging with a much more refined crowd this week -- the starlets and fashionistas at the 2012 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards. Waters accepted a big prize at Monday's event in New York City on behalf of his friend Johnny Depp. Depp was awarded the Fashion Icon prize. While accepting it, Waters called the actor "the star who made dirty hair fashionable. " (Depp couldn't attend the event because he was filming "The Lone Ranger.
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By Tanika White and Tanika White,SUN STAFF | July 22, 2005
For some, fashion is frivolous. For others, it is a necessary evil or simply a way to make a living. But for many up-and-coming designers in the Baltimore area, fashion is more like a way of life. For them, fashion is art. So when Artscape, the region's annual celebration of visual and musical arts, announced that for the first time the three-day extravaganza, which begins today, would include a fashion component, local designers - in storefronts and basement studios from Canton to the suburban counties - could barely contain their joy. "This is overdue," says Edye Sanford, designer of Designs From the Edge, a line of children's, women's and men's clothing that she began selling from her home and at Hampden's Oh!
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | March 23, 2014
Eufrosyne Cavacos Breskow, a retired real estate sales agent and design gallery owner, died of stroke complications March 18 at Dove House in Westminster. The former Roland Park and Mount Vernon resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden, she was the daughter of Constantine Cavacos and Pothiti Clentzos Cavacos. Her parents owned and operated a popular drugstore, soda fountain and candy store at Roland Avenue and 36th Street. As a young woman, she worked at the store and its marble-clad soda fountain.
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By L'Oreal Thompson | March 7, 2013
Hometown: Havre de Grace Where he lives now: New York, but he still has a home in Havre de Grace, too. What he's known for: Dolce, 65, began his brand, Daniel Dolce Italy, six years ago. The line includes his signature cuff links made from rare stones, ties and dress shirts made in Italy and much more. His designs are sold in nearly 300 stores across the country, including J.S. Edwards in Baltimore. How he got his start: As a young boy, Dolce practically grew up in his mother's store, Dolly-Mae Apparel Shop, which was in downtown Havre de Grace for 30 years.
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By John-John Williams IV, The Baltimore Sun | January 17, 2013
Her affinity for sleeveless frocks has caused a buying frenzy and inspired people to turn to workouts for toning their arms. She has become a highly coveted canvas for fashion designers and retailers. She steals the scene in pointed-toe flats, colored cardigans, brooches, and fit and flared dresses. First lady Michelle Obama's sense of style has captured fashion followers, and in the process made ensemble-gazing a national pastime. A regular fixture on best-dressed lists from Vogue magazine and observers such as Tim Gunn, Obama continues to make her mark.
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By Jill Rosen and The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2012
Cleaned up but fresh off the highway from his cross-country hitchhiking trip, John Waters was hanging with a much more refined crowd this week -- the starlets and fashionistas at the 2012 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards. Waters accepted a big prize at Monday's event in New York City on behalf of his friend Johnny Depp. Depp was awarded the Fashion Icon prize. While accepting it, Waters called the actor "the star who made dirty hair fashionable. " (Depp couldn't attend the event because he was filming "The Lone Ranger.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2011
Jill Palkovitz, a dressmaker who was described as a "natural designer," died of liver disease Monday at the Long Green Center. The Roland Park resident was 50. Born Marcia Jill Hughes in Midland, Texas, she was a graduate of Stanton High School in Stanton, Texas, and earned a degree at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. She also attended Texas Tech University at Lubbock, where she studied linguistics, and had a master of arts degree from the Johns Hopkins University. "She was a bit of Texas air in Baltimore City," said Connie Fitzpatrick, a close friend and neighbor.
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By Elizabeth Large and Elizabeth Large,Sun Reporter | February 25, 2007
IT'S A HOME DESIGN TREND THAT has legs. Curvy legs. Feminine styling -- curvaceous contours, slimmer silhouettes and dressmaker details -- has taken wholesale furniture buyers by storm in the past year or two. These are the graceful pieces Maryland shoppers are now finding in local retail showrooms. Eyes accustomed to minimalist pieces and chunky chairs-and-a-half designed for McMansions (both of which looks are still around) will see plenty on furniture store floors to appeal to their softer side.
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By Vida Roberts and Vida Roberts,Fashion Editor | November 2, 1993
New York -- Top American designers, not always of a ccooperative mind, have kissed air and made up, and are showing their spring collections under one tent.Under the umbrellas of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), thousands of buyers and press are huddling together in harmony in two circus-sized tents set up in the Bryant Park grounds of the New York Public Library.It is the American fashion industry's first effort to centralize the seasonal collections to attract the international attention that Paris and Milan have taken as their due.In the past, the fashion pack was herded from cramped hot showroom to drafty lofts, risking falling plaster, jammed freight elevators and Manhattan traffic for a look at designer offerings.
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By Annemarie Armentano Pub Date: 3/29/98 Holly Selby and Annemarie Armentano Pub Date: 3/29/98 Holly Selby,SUN STAFF | March 29, 1998
From the J. Peterman catalogJ. Peterman Company, famous for inspiring the comedy writers of NBC's "Seinfeld," now offers the Elaine Benes suit.You remember Elaine. Played by Julia Louis-Dreyfuss (above), she's the one who thinks sweat left on exercise equipment is a sign of romantic intent.Now check out the suit. A black, double-breasted cutaway jacket with double-pleated pants, it's the one that "succeeds in all scenes, great in all locations ... marvelously compensates for the ten extra pounds the camera always adds."
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