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Cultural Lens | Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Cultural Lens | Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Underwear. When worn for health or hygiene it is something that is not usually discussed. When worn to manipulate the body the discussions are akin to engineering treatises. But when worn as a decorative fashion item, as a sensual and alluring look for the boudoir, well that’s when the conversations get really interesting!

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Buy Now Wear Now: Street Style Looks We Love

Buy Now Wear Now: Street Style Looks We Love

How can you pull from your current wardrobe to ward off the chill without looking too wintery? We’re here to review and break down the best of the current season’s street style looks. At first glance, this fashion ingenuity can look complicated and out of reach but when we deconstruct it, you’ll see how simple it can really be to pull from your closet today to get these street-smart looks.

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Culture Lens: ‘Reigning Men’ at LACMA

Culture Lens: ‘Reigning Men’ at LACMA

From New York’s Metropolitan Museum to London’s Victoria & Albert Museum and even regional museums like The Baker Museum in Naples, FL we’ve shared many great exhibitions over the years that have deconstructed the themes and history of fashion.  From designer retrospectives to historical examinations we’ve   seen some of the most extraordinary displays of women’s

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Happy Feet: Fall 2016 Shoe Trends

Happy Feet: Fall 2016 Shoe Trends

The right footwear can make or break any outfit. How do you dress up a casual look? With a great pair of heels. How do you safely add color, pizzazz and prints to a monochromatic look? With a wild pair of shoes; of course! For these and so many other reasons, many fashion lovers ascribe to the belief

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Fall 2016’s RTW Fur Accessory Trends

Fall 2016’s RTW Fur Accessory Trends

While the blur of fall 2016’s RTW fashion week remains fresh in our rear view mirror, with eager anticipation we focus on the road ahead towards spring. As we navigate that transition, it’s always useful to review critical designer cues that will keep our multi-seasonal style on the fast track to sophistication – and this year, it’s all in the accessories!

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Top 2016 Streetstyle Trends From Fashion Week

Top 2016 Streetstyle Trends From Fashion Week

With the fall 2016 Fashion Week cycle now behind us discussions regarding the Spring/Summer 2016 shows are in full force.  Designers including Burberry and Tom Ford have already announced that their September shows will present a more direct-to-retail approach with the clothes shown on the runway to be immediately available in stores.  The British Fashion

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 6 Part 2

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 6 Part 2

The Martin Grant fall RTW collection is simply pretty pieces for chic, easy dressing across all dayparts.  Pixie pants paired with hounds tooth jackets or tunic tops, shirt dresses, leather skirts and shifts all had a polished look, perfect for the office or a lunch date.   For cocktails there was a sexy black jumpsuit with

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 6 Part 1

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 6 Part 1

The fall RTW collection curated by designer Albert Kriemler for Akris is the epitome of casual elegance with an African safari exotic flair. A can’t-go-wrong-with-any-piece clarity fueled by vibrant orange and aubergine color combinations, animal print motifs, fine wool, cashmere, and leather fabrics makes each outfit speak of refined elegance. A Russian broadtail vest and

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 4 Part 2

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 4 Part 2

If you drive an electric car, subscribe to global warming, and recycle then chances are you’re going to like the concept behind the Junya Watanabe fall RTW collection. Geometric shapes and architectural designs came to life in fabrics made of repurposed industrial material forming a futuristic design vision.  These statement pieces were shown over skinny

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