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The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

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The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

 

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The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: Snap chat

HORST: PHOTOGRAPHER OF STYLE, UNTIL JANUARY 4, 2015, AT LONDON’S VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM This exhibition explores the enigmatic life and friendships (think Elsa Schiaparelli, Coco Chanel) of legendary German fashion photographer Horst P. Horst. GALLERY: 50+ best boots for fall

Image by: ELLECanada.com By: Ava Baccari Source: Courtesy of Victoria & Albert Museum

The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: Closet envy

KILLER HEELS: THE ART OF THE HIGH-HEELED SHOE, UNTIL FEBRUARY 15, 2015, AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM This exhibit features everything from 16th-century heels to Celine’s now-iconic spring/summer 2013 fur pumps (with Marilyn’s Ferragamos and Roger Vivier stiletto mules in between). READ-MORE: Are sweatpants the new sexy?

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The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: Power dressing

POLITICS OF FASHION/FASHION OF POLITICS, UNTIL JANUARY 25, 2015, AT TORONTO’S DESIGN EXCHANGE As guest curator, Canadian style icon Jeanne Beker traces fashion’s political side, from Vivienne Westwood’s ’70s punk influence to Rad Hourani’s first unisex couture collection. GALLERY: 5 ways to wear fall's hottest trends

Image by: ELLECanada.com By: Ava Baccari Source: Courtesy of Design Exchange

The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: En pointe

DANCE AND FASHION, UNTIL JANUARY 3, 2015, AT THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY IN NYC The fine dance between ballet and fashion is captured through Romantic-era costumes and modern iterations, such as Christian Dior’s Black Swan ball gown. GALLERY: 15 insanely cool ankle boots

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The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: London calling

THE BIBA YEARS, BY BARBARA HULANICKI AND MARTIN PEL The rise and fall of U.K. retailer Biba, often credited as London’s first affordable style destination, under founder and Brit fashion icon Barbara Hulanicki. GALLERY: The best shearling coats for fall

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The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: Feline-friendly

CAT LADY CHIC, BY DIANE LOVEJOY Proof that the cat lady— also known as Audrey Hepburn, Lana Del Rey and Liz Taylor—has achieved the same allure and complicated beauty as her furry companion. GALLERY: The best fall bags under $100

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The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: Mad world

JEREMY SCOTT, BY JEREMY SCOTT Everything you wanted to know about the renegade American designer and Moschino creative director who somehow managed to make McDonald’s and SpongeBob chic. GALLERY: 10 great leather jackets for every budget

Image by: ELLECanada.com By: Ava Baccari Source: Courtesy of Rizzoli

The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: Head table

VALENTINO: AT THE EMPEROR’S TABLE, BY VALENTINO GARAVANI, ANDRE LEON TALLEY AND OBERTO GILI A coffee-table escape to Garavani’s opulent estates that’s as haute and inventive as the bon vivant himself. GALLERY: The coziest fall sweaters  

Image by: ELLECanada.com By: Ava Baccari Source: Courtesy of Assouline Publishing

The hottest fashion exhibits and coffee-table books

Style smarts: Family album

LOUIS VUITTON FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY, BY CHARLOTTE COTTON AND MARTIN HARRISON The French fashion house as snapped by iconic photogs— Bruce, Karl and Mario—for LV’s infamous campaigns and editorials. GALLERY: 12 fall coats under $250

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