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  1. best bets
    Best Bet: Hayseed’s Pop-upA rustic new shop for the urban gardener.
  2. best bet
    Best Bet: Gallagher’s Paper CollectiblesArchival glossies, books, and illustrations from the 1850s to the 1990s.
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    Best Bet: Don Saddles Custom-upholstered bike seats by a Brooklyn furniture-maker and textile designer.
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    Best Bet: SerpentSea MatsA handmade home accent made from 150 feet of nautical rope.
  6. trend report
    Roopal Patel’s Eleven Must-Have Pieces From the Paris RunwaysMetallic animal-print, Isabel Marant lace, and more highlights from the week.
  7. Critics Disagree on Miu Miu’s Wild Pantsuits“How do you feel about pantsuits? Because they’re de rigeur next season.”
  8. on set
    Transplanted Trees, Paper Kingdoms, and Flames: The Best Fashion Week Set DesignThe most impressive set designs from New York, London, Milan, and Paris Fashion Weeks.
  9. other critics
    Critics Love Lanvin’s ‘Suh-weet’ Party Clothes, Horyn Pans Haider Ackermann“He feeds into the worst values and assumptions of the industry, which almost always finds a way to confuse effect for fashion.”
  10. expensive lists
    Roopal Patel’s Top Ten Milan Runway PicksModa Operandi’s fashion director covets Italy’s flocked velvet dresses, metallic heels, and mixed-media clutches.
  11. other critics
    Critics Quibble Over Versace’s Chain Mail Dresses, Praise Prada’s Futuristic Pantsuits“There’s not much call for suspenders in a professional woman’s life, nor for caps and ankle-to-knee leather spats.”
  12. best bets
    Best Bet: Otter WaxAll-natural wax for weatherproofing your spring wardrobe.
  13. Roopal Patel’s Ten Most Coveted Pieces From the London ShowsModa Operandi’s fashion director is lusting after a puffy coat and floral-printed pants.
  14. trend report
    Roopal Patel Picks 13 Must-Haves From NY ShowsFrom burgundy leather to the perfect stacked-heel boot, the fashion director predicts fall’s trends.
  15. best of beauty
    Thirty Best Beauty Looks From New York Fashion WeekSculptural updos, polka-dot nails, plum lips, and more from the runway.
  16. other critics
    Critics Praise Proenza Schouler’s Daring Show, Differ on Ralph Lauren“You mean Downton Abbey isn’t Ralph Lauren’s ancestral home?”
  17. other critics
    Kors and Rodriguez Wow Critics While Rodarte Gets Mixed Reviews“They were like liquor to red-carpet candy.”
  18. Nicholas Kirkwood Wishes Celebs Would Hike Up Those Red-Carpet GownsThe sculptural footwear designer is launching his first New York boutique next month.
  19. other critics
    Critics Praise Beckham’s Alluring Body-Con Dresses, Scold Prabal for Pilfering“This is the kind of thing that gives fashion people a reputation as un-deep thinkers.”
  20. best bets
    Best Bet: Holst + Lee JewelryThese standout bracelets and necklaces incorporate colorful wrapped thread and brass beads.
  21. Critics Laud Jason Wu’s ‘Fierce’ Chinese Looks, Squint at Alexander WangPlus: “It was peplums, peplums and more peplums at Peter Som.”
  22. hot shot
    Hot Shot: Polka-Dot Digits at Kate SpadeDotty nails and bright bags.
  23. Cactus-Print Frocks and Winged Sneakers at Jeremy Scott’s Pop-upThe designer’s two-week boutique opens today.
  24. Melissa Shoes Opens a Gallerylike Shop in SohoFresh off Gaga’s Workshop, artist Eli Sudbrack created video art and installations for the store.
  25. best bets
    Best Bet: Paris Versus New York, the BookVahram Muratyan matches up two top fashion cities in his new coffee-table tome.
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    Best Bet: Marimekko for ConverseClassic Chucks and Jack Purcells get splashed with five spring-ready prints.
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    Best Bet: Quickliner for Eyes IntenseThese color-saturated sticks have a liquid look, but are less prone to smearing.
  28. buyer's guide
    Yigal Azrouel Embraces Neon and Graphic Prints at the Cut 25 BoutiqueThe Israeli designer opens the first store dedicated to his lower-priced spinoff line.
  29. Inside Sperry Top-Sider’s Nautical-Inspired StoreYour source for plaid, metallic, patent leather, and leopard-print boat shoes.
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    Best Bet: Boscia Detoxifying Black CleanserA glycolic acid face wash that heats up as it cleans.
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    Best Bet: Lisa B SocksThe perfect combination of Italian wool, cashmere, and angora yarns, these socks are an antidote to January drear.
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    Best Bet: Haze Styling PowderThis fine powder adds volume and texture to limp, winter-weary hair.
  33. other critics
    Critics Love Burberry, Pause at Dolce & GabbanaGiorgio Armani and Gucci also received high praise, while Valentino and Prada got mixed reviews.
  34. best bets
    Best Bet: Pendleton Military CoatThis belted wool coat from the brand’s Portland collection offers a welcome reprieve from tribal prints.
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    Iris Apfel for MAC LipstickThe fashion icon’s splashy collection is selling out fast.
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    Best Bet: Drink Up 10-Minute MaskA quick fix for dry combination skin.
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    Best Bet: Clinique Almost LipstickSeven sheer, moisturizing new shades for Black Honey devotees.
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    Best Bet: Julie Rofman BraceletsThese intricate hand-beaded bracelets trump clunky cuffs.
  39. best bets
    Best Bet: Francoise BagA festive cross-body bag that’s just large enough for the essentials.
  40. best bets
    Best Bet: Vintage Postcard SetOne hundred illustrated Vanity Fair covers from the twenties and thirties.
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    Best Bet: Coach’s Madison Lindsey BagBright and cheerful, it’s lighter than most comparable leather carryalls.
  42. best bets
    Best Bet: SUNO Printed SneakersAffordable, limited-edition kicks from the print-crazy label.
  43. buyer's guide
    Shop Guy-Gifts at the Pop Up Flea This WeekendLess letterpress cards, more man-bags.
  44. best bets
    Best Bet: CO/FL FragranceD.S. & Durga and Shipley & Halmos collaborate on a wintry scent.
  45. now open
    Sibling Rivalry: How Maje and Sandro Stack Up on BleeckerSeparately designed by two sisters, we compare the French labels’ new side-by-side stores.
  46. now open
    Inside Ivanka Trump’s New Diamond-Packed BoutiqueThe multi-brand mogul moves her store from Madison Avenue to Soho. 
  47. best bets
    Best Bet: Brackney BeltsThese handmade leather belts liven up a drab winter wardrobe.
  48. best bets
    Best Bet: Dori Csengeri EarringsStatement-making baubles that mix glass beads, silk cord, and crystals.
  49. disco barneys
    Inside Gaga’s Twisted Holiday WorkshopA wonderland of armadillo-shoe cookies, Swarovski-encrusted teacups, hair-bow headbands, rock-candy earrings, and toddler-size biker jackets.
  50. See Custom Jackets by Humberto Leon and Chloë SevignyFashion and sports notables go DIY on Nike’s Destroyer Jacket.
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