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Christie Brinkley Models Alongside Daughters in Sweet Mother’s Day Fashion Campaign

Christie Brinkley and her two daughters, Alexa Ray Joel, 35, and Sailor Brinkley-Cook, 22, are bringing their good genes to the latest NYDJ campaign, modeling a wide variety of the great-fitting jeans from the clothing brand.

Launching just in time for Mother’s Day, the empowering Foundations campaign was inspired by the “powerful bonds between women everywhere,” a press release states. The ads, which celebrate the “free-spirited” sense of “individuality” Brinkley passed down to her daughters (and includes lots of laughing and hugging on set!) features the effortlessly flattering styles quintessential of the clothing brand.

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In a behind-the-scenes video from the Foundations photo shoot, Brinkley, Joel and Brinkley-Cook open up about what beauty means to them. “If beauty doesn’t start in your heart and soul and include kindness,

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Fashion designers are actually not ‘dictators of taste,’ study finds

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Most of the literature on innovation develops in the context of technology, where the degree of radical or incremental change in terms of functionality of the product can be evaluated according to objective and predictable models. In creative industries, a valuable source of competitive advantage lies in aesthetic innovation. In the world of fashion in particular, innovation is reflected in the way and the intensity with which styles change, so it is much more difficult to determine what is truly new. Consequently, over time, fashion critics have taken a key role in evaluating the quantity and quality of innovation introduced into the fashion market, since their experience allows them to evaluate the contribution of a specific designer in the context of what preceded him/her and what other stylists do. Each season, fashion critics examine the new collections that leading fashion designers present, evaluating what is authentically

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