Archive for September, 2014

Joseph Altuzarra Brings Sensuous Brio to Spring/Summer 2015

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Joseph Altuzarra is king when it comes to creating innovative imaginative and sensuous clothes. This season he delivered his trademark exciting and dynamic fashions–and injected a contrarian gingham trend into the mix. And it worked—beautifully. While we associate gingham with wholesome “country” attire, Altuzarra showed the sexy and edgy side to gingham.

Oscar de la Renta Presents the Delights of Springtime for Spring-Summer 2015

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Oscar de la Renta delighted us with a floribunda of prints and vibrant colours in his Spring/Summer 2015 collection. The maestro of chic, classic elegance presented a collection that was youthful, energetic and fresh—even sporting bare midriffs and a raised hemline or two. It is proof that de la Renta’s creativity only evolves to greater [...]

Christian Siriano Creates Wearable Art for Spring 2015

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Christian Siriano–adored by both fashionistas and celebrities, is as close to a wunderkind as one might be. Season after season his innovation and technique scale new heights. His Spring/Summer 2015 collection was no exception. While in past years, his detailing was a focus, this year he raised the bar again, adding breakthrough silhouettes that stole [...]

Jill Stuart – ‘70’s Chic with Modern Appeal for Spring-Summer 2015

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Jill Stuart’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection gave us a look back at 1970’s resort fashion through a rose-colored lens. Using shades of blush and red and materials like tweed, silk and suede, Stuart presented a feminine collection of sophisticated pieces. To create her retro look, Stuart used keynote silhouettes such pinafores, skirts, blouses and pant suits. [...]

Tory Burch Brings Art to Life for Spring-Summer 2015

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Tory Burch’s muse for her spring 2015 collection was Francoise Gilot, the French artist who inspired and romanced Picasso in the late forties and early fifties. The result is a Paris bohemian style that can work anywhere. Every look in this collection—which she describes as “raw and refined,” showed Burch’s prowess for making odd couplings [...]

Victoria Beckham Creates a Classically Elegant Collection for Spring 2015 and Opens Her First Store in London

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Victoria Beckham has presciently and methodically transformed herself–and her brand–from celebrity-turned-designer, to designer. And with the opening of her first brick-and-mortar store on Dover Street in London this week, this woman of style and panache has “arrived.” The store is a triumph. It is the perfect representation of the Victoria Beckham brand—as this woman imbued [...]

Cynthia Rowley Delivers ‘60’s and ‘70’s Brio to the Modern Woman

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Drawing inspiration from the sixties and seventies, Cynthia Rowley made her spring collection pop with bold prints and a healthy dose of gold. Rowley, who presciently led the active wear movement in fashion, delivers elegance and brio every season, and Spring 2015 is no exception. Two of her looks totally captivated us. One look was [...]

Richard Chai Lightens the Mood for Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

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There was something distinctly refined yet urban about Chai’s collection. The snow boots/sneakers, the mixed prints, and the innovative textures all contributed to create an elegant look that was distinctly Chai’s. The designer loves a clean, tailored line, especially when it’s paired against the “not so proper.”  For Spring, nearly every look illustrated this point. [...]

Diversity and Sophistication for Calvin Klein Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

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Just as New York Fashion week gave way to the European season, the legendary brand Calvin Klein took to the runway to present one of the most innovative and stunning shows for Spring/Summer 2015. Über-genius, Francisco Costa – Calvin Klein Collection’s creative director presented a beautiful panoply of pieces, primarily in black, navy, white, red, [...]

Safari Adventures – Ralph Lauren’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

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Ralph Lauren in known for his iconic fashions presented with élan and panache, and his Spring/Summer 2015 collection did not disappoint. The designer’s latest collection included khakis, safari jackets, and cargo pants, and played on a safari theme, even as the pieces moved from casual daywear into evening looks. However, the safari theme was not [...]

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