Posts Tagged ‘Cool’

What’s Cool About Tory Burch

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In 2014, Forbes listed Tory Burch as the 79th most powerful woman in the world. Not only is she a designer for her eponymous line, but she is also the Chairman and CEO of her company, Tory Burch LLC. That alone is enough to make her, to say the least, very cool. She launched her first collection in 2004, [...]

What’s Cool About Thakoon’s Thakoon Panichgul

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Since launching his namesake line in 2004 at the age of 29, Thakoon Panichgul has certainly made a name for himself in the world of fashion. Thakoon grew up in Oklahoma, and saw fashion as his way of escaping his small-town world. Today, his artfully crafted designs are ethereal and elegant, with intricate structures and [...]

What’s Cool About Proenza Schouler’s Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough

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Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough are the dream team behind luxurious and edgy brand, Proenza Schouler. Though the line has only been in business since 2002, it has received worldwide recognition and is worn by some of Hollywood’s hottest A-listers including Demi Moore, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Bosworth, and many more.

What’s Cool About Narciso Rodriguez

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Narciso Rodriguez has truly mastered the art of how to dress the female body. His claim to fame came in 1996, when he designed the wedding dress of Carolyn Bessette for her wedding to John F. Kennedy, Jr. He and Bessette formed an everlasting friendship, and everyday, he continues to wears the silver Georg Jensen [...]

What’s Cool About Mara Hoffman

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With bold prints and bright colors, a Mara Hoffman design is hard to miss! Mara’s signature style is fun, vibrant, and boho-chic. Though her aesthetic is certainly California-sunshine, the designer has built her business in New York. She launched her line in 2000 with the hope of expressing her point of view. From the beginning, [...]

What’s Cool About Lacoste’s Oliveira Baptista

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  Lacoste is simply iconic. The sportswear brand is best known for their famous polo shirt and signature crocodile logo. Felipe Oliveira Baptista took the reigns as Creative Director for the company in 2010. His main goal was to maintain the integrity and clean aesthetic of the renowned French brand while simultaneously creating new and [...]

What’s Cool About Jill Stuart

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  Jill Stuart launched her eponymous line in 1993, and since then has been churning out stunningly sophisticated collections season after season. At age 15 while still in high school, she sold her very first collection of accessories to Bloomingdale’s. Jill is best known for her accessories, including the fashion backpack, but her womenswear designs [...]

What’s Cool About The Row’s Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen

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Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen have helmed their landmark, ultimate style brand—The Row, since 2006, and since its auspicious beginnings, the two have delivered “polished perfection” season after season. Based on minimalist, classic elegance and understated luxury, The Row has become the go-to brand for wardrobe staples and statement pieces. The Row—after Savile Row in [...]

What’s Cool About Betsey Johnson

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Betsey Johnson is love and light personified. Her name is recognized around the world and she is best known for her zany, vibrant designs and even more vibrant personality. Betsey was always inclined towards the fashion world, and made her very first piece of clothing at age four – an apron with Scottie dogs on [...]

What’s Cool About Dennis Basso

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Larger than Life—Dennis Basso epitomizes “Fashion” as little girls dream it and adult femmes love it. Basso knows women. From early days selling pelts out of a Town Car in 1983 to having a coterie of cultured, cultivated Upper East Side ladies and chic celebrities as acolytes, Basso spells excitement.

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