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  • Hot on the patent heels of New York Fashion Week, London kicked off its own spring/summer wear showcase on Friday. Click ahead for some early highlights from London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014.

  • London Fashion Week kicked off on Friday

    As some of the biggest names in fashion prepare to show off their collections at London Fashion Week, a less mainstream area of fashion is also looking to make a statement on the catwalk.

  • Naomi Campbell walks the runway during the DVF fashion show at MBFW Spring 2014 in New York.

    Pastels, cutouts and florals ruled the runway as Fashion Week kicked off in New York, showcasing the latest looks for the spring 2014 season.

  • Fashion goers recording the Marc Jacobs fashion show during MBFW Spring 2014 at Pier 57 in New York.

    Fashion Week's exclusivity presents a big opportunity for social media companies to give users a backstage pass behind the runway.

  • Fashion guru Kenneth Cole is in hot water over a tweet Thursday from his personal account, where he apparently used the threat of military conflict in Syria to promote footwear.

  • Make-up applied to a model backstage at New York Fashion Week.

    For many brand devotees, wearing a designer's clothing or accessories isn't enough. To outfit these fans, designers debuted cosmetics in time for Fashion Week.

  • He broke the mold with forward guidance - now, new Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is setting trends with his clothing.

  • Designed with 24-karat-gold thread, an ultraluxe collection has entered the intimate apparel market to fill a void in the underwear drawers of the wealthy.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan get off the plane at Vnukovo airport outside Moscow on March 22, 2013.

    China's first lady Peng Liyuan has landed on the coveted Vanity Fair international best-dressed list ahead of her U.S. counterpart Michelle Obama.

  • A model walks the runway during the Secrets in Lace show at Lingerie Fashion Week in New York City.

    Showcasing the latest in the big business of skimpy, several designers were featured during the second edition of Lingerie Fashion Week.

  • 'Face it' - 3-D printed headgear by Melinda Looi

    Haute couture designers are increasingly turning to 3-D printing to bring unconventional, customized designs to the runway.

  • In America, teenagers think that braces are awkward, dorky and annoying. But in Asia, braces are cool. They're so cool in fact, that teens in Thailand, Indonesia and China are even wearing fake braces to make a fashion statement.

  • Manolo Blahnik executives, George Malkemus & Tony Yurgaitis.

    The same executives who hope you add $595 Manolo Blahniks to your holiday shopping list also want a spot in your grocery cart.

  • First lady Michelle Obama and daughters, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama arrive during the presidential inauguration.

    Don’t bother to search J. Crew’s website for the belt Michelle Obama wore on Inauguration Day or Malia's coat, because both are being retired.

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