Our man on the scene: Longtime style critic Clifford Pugh, a veteran of fashion week spectacles in New York, Paris and Milan, takes you on the runway and behind the scenes of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, which offers the first look at the spring 2015 collections from more than 300 designers.

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Kate Middleton's favorite designer channels Marilyn Monroe in sexy new collection

By Clifford Pugh - October 12th, 2014

NEW YORK — Jenny Packham is Kate Middleton's go-to favorite for special events — the stylish trend-setting duchess often shows up wearing a Packham design to major functions — but right now the British designer seems more obsessed with an American icon — Marilyn Monroe ...

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Alexander Wang mixes sporty spirit and sexy attitude in high-tech collection

By Clifford Pugh - October 24th, 2014

NEW YORK — Between designing for the famed French fashion house Balenciaga and creating a special collection for H&M, Alexander Wang has had an usually busy fall. But I get the feeling the 30-year-old wunderkind designer still gets the most joy out ...