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New York Fashion Week Returns With Pomp and Controversy

Oscar de la Renta made sure New York Fashion Week returned today (Sept. 5) with its usual pomp and controversy after grousing about the high number of celebrities who cram their way into shows and turn the event into a “look-at-me” spectacle. The eight-day celebration of couture has been tamed somewhat by its move from the cacophony of Bryant Park’s tents to the slightly more uplifting confines of Lincoln Center. But the meeting of fashion elite, which will be followed by shows in London, Milan and Paris, is still the event that everyone loves to hate… but must attend....
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Hailey Clauson, Fashion's Naughty Girl, Rebellious for Summer

Hailey Clauson, the naughty model who caused an uproar at New York Fashion Week last year by walking in three shows at the tender age of 15, is hotter than ever in a new shoot for LF Stores Spring 2012 collection. The Council of Fashion Designers of America issued voluntary age guidelines after the young model walked in Diane Von Furstenberg’s runway show in Feb. 2011....
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Ondria Hardin, 14, Ford Flout NY Fashion Week Age Ban (photos)

Ondria Hardin, 14 has become the first model to flout the leading fashion industry trade organization’s call for a ban on underage models at New York Fashion Week. Her agency, the elite Ford Models has signed off on the move. It comes little more than a week after Diane von Furstenberg, president of The Council of Fashion Designers of America, called on designers to prevent girls under age 16 from working the Fashion Week catwalks. She’s ordered all members to demand proof of age....
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