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Artist Jaque Fragua returns to the streets

Urbane meets urban when an Albuquerque muralist and a Santa Fe clothing brand team up.

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Before: The 505 house-party uniform
Before: The 505 house-party uniform

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A coming-of-age story about pants

The fashion bloggers at BurqueStyle have embarked upon an age-old endeavor.

You see, there comes a time in every young jerk’s life, when one might want to get the kind of job where clothes matter a little.

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From Burque Style: Sean and Stefanie Montano. He is the co-owner and general manager of Monroe’s. She is owner of Stilo Lifestyle Accessories, a boutique in Nob Hill.
From Burque Style: Sean and Stefanie Montano. He is the co-owner and general manager of Monroe’s. She is owner of Stilo Lifestyle Accessories, a boutique in Nob Hill.

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Fashion in Burque

No, for serious

Most fashion writing bugs me. It’s usually snippy, sexist, classist, racist and, above all, anti-local. Women are the primary targets of criticism, everything is absurdly expensive, and white people fashion is the right fashion. Experts usually espouse advice in line with national trends that have nothing to do with your area.

And as we all know, ours is a region with identity.

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Fashion. Icon.
Fashion. Icon.

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Hipster animal prediction: 2013 will be the year of the whale

Squirrels are coming. In 2012, expect your bars to be named after them, your bands to use them on fliers and album covers, your coffee cups, T shirts and lighters to display them. Expect twentysomethings and early thirtysomethings to wear them on necklaces and earrings. Someone, somewhere, will get a squirrel tattoo.

Owls dominated 2011.

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The faux designer duds in question
The faux designer duds in question

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Missoni for Target stuff unleashed today

Missoni’s heavily marketed=highly anticipated line of wares for big box retailer Target hit the shelves/internet today. The brouhaha was so intense, it crashed Target’s website. Admittedly, I kind of want some tumblers ... but think most of the merch is a little tacky.

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Things I thought were a dream but actually happened: extremely pointy Mexican boots

This is for real. Now let’s bring extremely pointy boots to New Mexico and combine it with planking. We’ll call it “pointing.”

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Princess Beatrice (pictured right) and her famous tea rose hat
Princess Beatrice (pictured right) and her famous tea rose hat

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Fashion and Charity

At first glance Princess Beatrice's tea rose hat looks like a Cindy Lou Who hairdo. Don't be fooled, this is no Dr. Seuss invention, but a design by Philip Treacy.

The extravagant hat worn by Princess Beatrice to the royal wedding between Prince William and Catherine Middleton, got almost as much attention as the wedding itself. The hat inspired mockery, admiration and even a Facebook page. Now Beatrice is giving up the head piece to help benefit children's charities. The bidding on eBay.com, which began this week, has now reached more than $35,000.

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Elmar Weisser won world’s best beard for the reindeer he sculpted into his facial hair.
Elmar Weisser won world’s best beard for the reindeer he sculpted into his facial hair.

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Better beards, magnificent mustaches

As most folks are aware, the World Beard and Moustache Championships 2011 are going on in Norway. Wait, you didn't know? The United States won an impressive six gold medals, including one in the largest, most fiercely competitive category: Full Beard Natural.

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Raising a stink over TOMS shoes

So, I bought a pair of TOMS about three months ago, very enthused to be a supporter of the company's One for One campaign: For every pair you buy, another is given to a child in need. Pretty good deal, right? At around $55 for brand-new, high-design shoes, I thought so.

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All dressed up and no place to go, except my stomach.
All dressed up and no place to go, except my stomach.

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And the San Pellegrino wears Missoni

The most chichi water ever bottled has found its way onto shelves at Whole Foods on Carlisle. San Pellegrinofor some reasonteamed up with Missonithe Italian fashion house most famous for knitwear that features brightly-colored zigzag patterns. The designer water has been available since this summer, yet, I’m guessing, it’s late arriving in Albuquerque. As usual. A bottle of this limited edition water now lives in my humble refrigerator. See Lea, Perrins and Mr. Tapatio quiver with inferiority.

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