Posts Tagged ‘Fashion News’

Wanderlust with Prabal Gurung for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW

Prabal Gurung FW 2015

Prabal Gurung was quoted at his Fall Winter show saying that he loves a woman of substance.   One could say the same of his latest collection, which was inspired by the Adirondack Mountains.   Gurung admixed minimalism infused with references to the natural world, like a snow leopard printed velvet coat and a shift [...]

La Dolce Vita with Badgley Mischka Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW

Badgley Mischka FW 2015

Following a holiday at a 450 year-old monastery in Cartagena, Columbia, Mark Badgley and James Mischka infused their Fall Winter collection with retro allure worthy of the silver screen. Hourglass silhouettes and beauty queen beehives were reminiscent of ‘60’s femme fatales Sofia Loren and Brigitte Bardot.

What’s Cool About Betsey Johnson


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 [...]

New York Fashion Week–Why We Love Oscar de la Renta


“King of Evening,” “Sultan of Suave”—or simply “Oscar,” by his inner circle, designer Oscar de la Renta is widely considered to be one of the living legends of fashion. His prowess for creating astonishingly chic eveningwear and red-carpet gowns has made him designer-of-choice for societal figures, first ladies—and royalty, for decades. Standing on the shoulder [...]

The Pirelli Calendar Supermodel Scoop – New Faces And New Ideas

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The much talked about Pirelli Calendar has been teased for 2015—and the news about the calendar is already making waves. The calendar, nicknamed “The Cal” by those in the industry, was shot by famed fashion photographer Steven Meisel and styled by CR editor-in-chief and former French Vogue editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld. The 2015 edition is set to veer from the typical representations of beauty and seeks [...]

Tech Titan Alert: Balenciaga Now in Silicon Valley


European fashion house Balenciaga—with creative director Alexander Wang, has expanded its retail footprint to reach the nexus of the new economy: Silicon Valley. The brand has just opened up shop at the Westfield Valley Fair Mall in Santa Clara—making this only one of seven locations in the US and underscoring the importance of the Northern [...]

With Tom Ford’s Fall Campaign – Style is Personal


Ford’s direction for his glamorous, yet unbelievably sexy new fall campaign–which went live on the brand’s website ( this morning, was inspired by a “Free to Be… You and Me” approach. As expressed by Ford, “The concept is individual style, which was the idea behind my first women’s show in N.Y…. The campaign is focused [...]

Lives of Style & Elisabeth Laurence Remember Eileen Ford: The Mother of Modeling

—A few words from Elisabeth Laurence on her “Ford Model” moment. I never modeled for Eileen Ford—but I knew of her from my earliest days in fashion and my appearances throughout the years on TV and as a print journalist. I was tall enough—surely, and probably pretty enough, as well, but when I was growing [...]

Butterflies Fly Free

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Taiwanese jewelry designer Cindy Chao has teamed up with Sarah Jessica Parker for her 2014 edition of her Black Label Masterpiece Butterfly.  The collaboration between the two women came to fruition after Parker attended Chao’s Beijing exhibition in 2011 and was thoroughly impressed with her work.   When speaking of Sarah Jessica Parker, Chao noted [...]

Behind the Lens—Saint Laurent Creative Director Gets a Star Turn in New Exhibit!


Over the years, Hedi Slimane, highly regarded Saint Laurent Creative Director, put down his sketchpad and took up a camera. The oeuvre of his photography will be celebrated this fall in a new exhibition at the Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation in Paris. “Hedi Slimane: Sonic”, will be commemorating Slimane’s exceptional, artistic talent as a [...]

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