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Besides having Michelle Obama as one of her most ardent celebrity clients, Cuban-born designer Isabel Toledo has been wowing critics and fashion fans including yours truly since she began her eponymous line in the mid-80′s with her artisinal-minded, avant-garde confections and her deliberately off-the-radar cult of personality.
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Leave it to Toledo to debut her Spring 2012 collection just weeks after the fashion-show seasonREAD MORE »
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It's so easy to get the look, but what is the mastery behind its seams?"Knowing the sewing construction is what makes one a designer not a stylist," Charles Kleibacker, at the FIT American Style Symposium. There's no doubt that I'm a seam queen! I can spot a well-made garment in an instant and appreciate the craft that went into its construction. It comes fromREAD MORE »
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