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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Narciso Rodriguez
Fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez will receive a National Design Award this year from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, along with 10 other top names in design.
Narciso Rodriguez says he's always been one to design in black and white. This time, he wanted to mix it up a little.
New York Fashion Week is fading to black.
Even celebrities appreciate a bargain. Perhaps that's why famous pals Katie Holmes and Julianna Margulies joined Narciso Rodriguez as he launched a limited-edition collection with a more affordable national retailer.
Narciso Rodriguez stuck to his signature, structured style at New York Fashion Week.
In an email to the AP, Rodriguez said he was "elated and moved" by the honor.
Asked to characterize what he considers to be his contributions to American style and design, Rodriguez said: "I have always been passionate about process and craft. My focus is to make clothes that celebrate women and are relevant to the way we live."