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Mondo Loses "Project Runway," “Team Mondo” Storms Twitter
By Lee Hernandez | 10/29/2010 - 00:02

"Mondo Guerra was just robbed!" tweeted 7UC4 just moments after Guerra—the undisputed frontrunner going into tonight’s season 8 finale of Project Runway—lost the reality competition to fellow contestant Gretchen Jones.

Twitter was flooded with angry comments like 7UC4’s tonight from outraged members of “Team Mondo," who wanted Mondo FTW! (For the Win). Some fans said they were so upset about Mondo's loss that they will never watch the show again. 


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EXCLUSIVE: Jaslene Gonzalez to Launch a Fashion Line for Skinny Girls
EXCLUSIVE: Jaslene Gonzalez to Launch a Fashion Line for Skinny Girls
By Kate Sandoval | 10/13/2010 - 11:52

America’s Next Top Model winner Jaslene Gonzalez recently announced exclusively to Latina.com that she’s working on her own clothing line, called Skinny. “I’ve been a skinny girl all my life and I know what it’s like to be skinny, so I think I’m the perfect person to do this," explained Gonzalez.

She adds: “The line is for everybody who wants to look and feel skinny." With the help of fashion designer Sergio Celestino, the clothes will focus on tailoring and high-quality fabric to help create a slimming effect.


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Christian Siriano Kat de Luna
EXCLUSIVE: Kat DeLuna On Her Fab Collaboration with Designer Christian Siriano
By Verky Arcos | 10/11/2010 - 14:52

In the November issue of Latina, we catch up with vocal powerhouse Kat de Luna to discuss her evolving look, her collaboration with Christian Sirriano, her new album Inside Out and more! Here's a preview of the interview:

On meeting Christian: “We bumped into each other backwards, and when we turned around we exchanged numbers and became friends. Since then, I started working on my sophomore album and he offered to help me with designing my outfits for this album.”


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Oscar de la Renta Assembling Footwear Team
Oscar de la Renta Assembling Footwear Team
By Verky Arcos | 10/06/2010 - 14:30

Oscar De La Renta has taken a step towards growing his own footwear line. Annelie Hofstrom, formerly of Manolo Blahnik, has been hired as the Executive VP for the footwear line, along with Alexia Aubert, formerly from Pierre Hardy and Christian Louboutin, as Director of Design. With De La Renta's vision and the recently appointed two executives, we're sure the shoe line will be just as fab as his wardrobe collection.   


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Dania Ramirez on her Fashion Week Runway Appearance: "I Was So Nervous"
By Mariela Rosario | 09/21/2010 - 10:30

Dania Ramirez stopped by the Latina offices last week during a short break amidst the hectic NYC Fashion Week activities she participated in. The gorgeous dominicana is also currently filming a movie here in New York with Joseph Gordon Levitt (Premium Rush) so Ramirez is one busy lady!


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Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey Designing Lifestyle Line for HSN
By Mariela Rosario | 09/20/2010 - 15:35

Mariah Carey is designing a lifestyle line for HSN! The collection will include jewelry that features her favorite butterfly motif (of course!) and footwear. The possibly pregnant pop star will also release a limited edition version of her Luscious Pink fragrance, to be sold in special butterfly-cap bottle and shipped along with a personal note from Carey.


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Fashion Week 2010: Spring Fashion Forecast
By Verky Arcos | 09/20/2010 - 14:31

The Spring 2011 fashion shows gave us some insight into what warm-weather trends are to come, so, of course, we had to share them with you! While it may be a little early to begin planning for next spring, here are the trends we spotted again and again on the runway last week.


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Fashion Week Spotlight: Oscar de la Renta
By Verky Arcos | 09/20/2010 - 09:30

The Oscar De La Renta SS 2011 collection was everything we've ever dreamed of and more! The Dominican-born designer created a collection of picture-perfect knee length dresses and skirts in a variety of yellow, blue, green, pink and nude hues.


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Beauty Report: Backstage at Oscar de la Renta
WATCH: Beauty Report: Backstage at Oscar de la Renta
By Kate Sandoval | 09/17/2010 - 17:00

"This is my favorite look I’ve done for Oscar,” says Revlon’s Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman. “It’s chic, sophisticated, fun, and really works with the beautiful clothes.


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Fashion Week Spotlight: Angel Sanchez
By Verky Arcos | 09/17/2010 - 16:00

The Venezuelan designer, Angel Sanchez, previewed his Spring/ Summer 2011 collection yesterday and it was clear that his architectural background influenced more than one piece in this collection.


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