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SONIA RYKIEL | DIVAS WE LOVE Series

SONIA RYKIEL | DIVAS WE LOVE Series

With our DIVAS WE LOVE series we pay tribute to women (and men) for their vision, their accomplishments and their contributions to the world at large.  As an extraordinarily creative talent with a unique vision and a long list of successes, some in very unexpected venues, Sonia Rykiel was on our list for an upcoming

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Fashion Forecast: Cold Weather Dressing

Fashion Forecast: Cold Weather Dressing

When it comes to fashion, weather does matter. So we follow the weather trends. And when we came across this recent article in Time Out announcing that Farmer’s Almanac was predicting “colder than normal temperatures across the Northeast and Midwest” this fall and winter we were pretty excited. Not to worry, or fret, here’s our antidote in the form of cold weather dressing tips!

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Trend Alert: Pantone Picks For Fall 2016

Trend Alert: Pantone Picks For Fall 2016

Similar to what Garanimals were to kids, the highly anticipated pick for the Pantone’s color of the year is to the fashion world. And, for 2016 the winning colors were on the softer end of the spectrum; rose quartz and serenity blue!

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Fall 2016 Ad Campaigns We Love

Fall 2016 Ad Campaigns We Love

It’s official.  All fashion minds are now focused on Fall 2016. The anticipation of the September covers and the trickle of cozy sweaters now fixtures on shelves signify that it’s time to put away the flip flops and get ready to light the fireplace. What better way to preview the trends and styles that you will be

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Fashion Blogger Hot List 2016 | Part 2

Fashion Blogger Hot List 2016 | Part 2

Kristina Bazan | Kayture Making the list of  one of Forbes magazine’s Forbes’ 30 Under 30 , Kristina Bazan at 22 years old Swedish beauty is way ahead of the pack! Capturing more than 2.3million million followers on Instagram has propelled this fledgling fashion blogger, her blog Kayture was launched in  2011, toward a lucrative seven-figure beauty deal with L’Oreal Parisan is

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Fashion Blogger Hot List 2016 | Part 1

Fashion Blogger Hot List 2016 | Part 1

The landscape of influencers in the fashion industry has changed dramatically over the last decade. Gone are the days when the gatekeepers of style could only be found between the pages of the top glossy magazines. And, you no longer have to wait an entire month to find out what’s trending. Enter the grassroots world of

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Culture Lens: Summer 2016 Travel Edition

Culture Lens: Summer 2016 Travel Edition

If you’re traveling for Summer 2016 we’ve compiled a short list of some of the best museum fashion exhibitions from around the world. Make sure to find an hour or two…we’re sure you’ll be glad you did!

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The Allure of Film Noir’s Female Femme Fatale

The Allure of Film Noir’s Female Femme Fatale

Strong, beautiful, bold, and resilient, the  femme fatale has been an iconic cinematic figure for decades. A femme fatale (/ˌfæm fəˈtɑːl/ or /ˌfɛm fəˈtɑːl/; French: [fam fatal]) is a stock character of a mysterious and seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers, often leading them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations. She is an archetype

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Elevate Your Bag Game: Charming Handbag Charms

Elevate Your Bag Game: Charming Handbag Charms

Give your handbag game an “insta”  lift with something special! They’re everywhere you turn. Big ones, little ones, furry ones and quirky ones; but the one thing these playful little bag add-ons all have in common is that they scream “I’ve got personality and I’m not afraid to show it!” Welcome to the world of charming

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Oscar de la Renta: The Evolution of Change

Oscar de la Renta: The Evolution of Change

With Peter Copping’s surprise departure from Oscar de la Renta fashion tongues are wagging with musings of who will take the reins at the house that Oscar built.  It seems that plenty of people have plenty to say on the subject, so we will leave them to the chatter of the future of ODLR while

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Has Arrived

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Has Arrived

They’re back!!!  And we couldn’t be more excited! Today (Friday) Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley hit the big screen in theaters across the U.S. in “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie”.   Reprising their roles from the successful 1990’s television series as fashion publicist Edina Monsoon and magazine editor Patsy Stone respectively, these two comic geniuses engage in a

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Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Finale

Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Finale

Once you get over the shock you’ll put your tongue back in your mouth and laud the intrinsic value of the Maison Margiela fall couture collection for 2016 because it’s just really cool!   While the clothes on face value seem somewhat thrown together, you realize this stuff just doesn’t just happen. It takes a brilliant

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Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Part 4

Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Part 4

Zuhair Murad‘s haute couture fall 2016 collection almost seemed like two distinct streams of consciousness…one full of soft, ethereal, and sexy angelic dresses and the second group reflecting a strong gypsy dreamer with a rock-glam edge. With lots of skin peeking through tulle, the requisite couture touches of beading, embroidery, luxe embellishments, and lush fabrications

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Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Part 3

Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Part 3

The creations coming out of Paris’ couture fall 2016 shows are nothing short of magical and defy expectations of even the most discriminating fashion lover. This is what dreams are made of!

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Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Part 2

Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Part 2

Haute couture doesn’t mean that the clothes all have to be spectacular red-carpet gowns, but when they are it makes us oh so happy! The Alexis Mabille 2016 fall couture collection was chock full of special occasion dresses that made us anxious for black tie season to begin. Using fine fabrics of silk faille, radzimir,

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Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Part 1

Haute Couture Fall 2016 Collection Reviews Part 1

Donatella Versace made it easy for us to enjoy haute couture Fall 2016 without intimidation or fuss. She described her 2016 fall couture by saying, “This collection is different for me. I put a lot of attention on draping, and less on embroideries and super-sexy.” A youthful modernity comes through with her body skimming silhouettes and hem

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