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Ruffian Spring 2014

by Alex R. Travers Allow me to offer some insights into the wonderful world of Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, the designer duo behind New York-based label Ruffian. For starters, their last few collections have been markedly different from their earlier ones. If you’ve read Françoise Sagan’s 1955 novel, Bonjour Tristesse, which their Spring 2014 collection …

Carmen Marc Valvo Spring 2014

by Alex R. Travers Carmen Marc Valvo wants to wish us a “Cruel, Cruel Summer” in 2014. Yes, the show started and ended with Bananarama’s track, slightly remixed to be heavily infused with a Marilyn Manson-esque kick drum. Sara Dallin, Bananarama’s lead singer, once said in an interview that the song “played on the darker …