Archive for January 23rd, 2015

What’s Cool About Phillip Lim

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One of the “California Contingent” of famous American designers born on the West Coast, Phillip Lim hails from Orange County. His mum toiled 18 hours a day in the garment center, and though Lim began his college career as a business major, he graduated with a degree in consumer sciences. He leveraged his interest in [...]

What’s Cool About Rag & Bone’s Marcus Wainwright and David Neville

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Marcus Wainwright and David Neville are the masterminds behind Rag & Bone, a fashion line ironically named after the British term for a man who collects unwanted items. The two have been friends since they were 14-years-old, and decided to try and make some jeans one day when neither could find a pair that fit [...]

What’s Cool About J. Crew’s Jenna Lyons

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Jenna Lyons entirely transformed J. Crew and, in doing so, transformed the landscape of America womenswear. This fashion heavy-hitter is hard to miss, standing at six-feet-tall with chocolate colored hair and signature thick frames. She is effortlessly cool.

What’s Cool About Kate Spade

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Kate Spade is a powerhouse. What started as an effort to put more stylish handbags onto the market has turned into a full-fledged company, shelling out everything from purses, accessories, beauty products, and perfume to pajamas, eyewear, and more! She even has a home collection, which specializes in chic bedding, bath items, and other items [...]

What’s Cool About Charlotte Ronson

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Charlotte Ronson is the definition of cool-girl. She exudes a carefree, laid-back aura and possesses a strong sense of confidence with such ease. Although she was born in England, she has become New York’s Queen of boho downtown glam – a unique aesthetic truly all her own. She drives the trends and keeps her looks [...]

What’s Cool About Yigal Azrouel

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Not only is Yigal Azrouel exceptionally handsome, but his designs are to die for – what more is there to love? His ultra-modern eponymous line is structured and sophisticated yet fluid and feminine. He is an expert at executing the easy-chic-model look that is both effortless and sexy.

What’s Cool About Timo Weiland’s Tim Weiland and Alan Eckstein

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Tim Weiland and Alan Eckstein joined forces in 2010 to create Timo Weiland, a youthful yet refined womenswear and menswear brand. Their creations are as bold as they are, often displaying a wide medley of prints and textures, colors and patterns. We love Tim and Alan’s innate rebellion that is reflected in their clothing – [...]

What’s Cool About Sally LaPointe

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Sally LaPointe’s designs are sleek, sexy, edgy, and a little bit dark. The raven-haired beauty wasn’t exposed to fashion at a young age, but was always rather artistic and spent a lot of time honing her creative abilities. Even today, she is always thinking of new and inventive ways to do things, including sending out [...]

What’s Cool About Norma Kamali

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Norma Kamali has been designing for her eponymous line since the 60’s, and she still remains as gorgeous as ever. Her modern, fun, vivacious designs are a direct reflection of the woman Norma is. She uses avant-garde shapes and silhouettes and has made huge contributions to the world of fashion. She’s a favorite of many [...]

What’s Cool About Barbara Tfank

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Barbara Tfank has made a nam for herself in the fashion industry, but she actually started out in the world of film. Tfank once worked in the wardrobe department of films such as A Midnight Clear, Three of Hearts, and The Beautician and the Beast. After working in costume design, she shifted her focus and [...]

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