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High Fidelity: Designer Tunes

A look at the playlists that inspired their fall 2007 collections.

Cynthia Rowley
Playlist: "The Globe", "The Bottom Line" and "Rush" by Big Audio Dynamite; the album "Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby" by Terence Trent D'Arby; various songs from "The Good, the Bad & the Queen"

Daniella Helayel, ISSA
Playlist: "Sun is Shining" by Bob Marley; "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon; "Dreams" by Fleetwood Mac; various songs by Queen and "Freddie Mercury"

Jeremy Laing
Fall inspiration: "The sound of each of these albums is quite different, but they all synthesize organic and inorganic elements in some way, which is an idea I'm playing with for fall 2007."
Top played albums: "He Poos Clouds" by Final Fantasy; "The Warning" by Hot Chip; "Silent Shout" by The Knife; "Half-Eaten Guitar" by Wyrd Visions; "So This Is Goodbye" by Junior Boys

Heidi Middleton, Sass & Bide
Playlist: "Living Proof" by Cat Power; "Ceremony" by New Order; "This Charming Man" by The Smiths; "The Killing Moon" by Pavement

Adi, Ange, Gabi, Three As Four
Playlist: "The Love I Lost" by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes; "Tomorrow" by Sean Lennon; "Feeling Good" by Nina Simone; "Maybe" by Janis Joplin; "Let's Face the Music and Dance" by Doris Day; "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac; "Ja So Bin Ich" by Marlene Dietrich; "Postcards From Italy" by Beirut; "Coat of Many Colors" by Dolly Parton; "Champagne Taste" by Eartha Kitt

Wenlan Chia, Twinkle
Fall inspiration: "The songs are melancholy and happy at the same time. I find that a tinge of sadness adds depth to clothes that are otherwise just pretty. I guess I am always a bit moodier in the fall!"
Playlist: "Let's Get Out of This Country" by Camera Obscura; "A Window" by The Radio Dept.
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