Posts Tagged ‘Michelle obama’

New York Fashion Week–Why We Love Naeem Khan

Naeem Khan

His shows are one of the most anticipated events of New York Fashion Week, and his dresses have graced the silver screen in films like Dreamgirls and TV shows like Sex & the City. Designer Naeem Khan and his eponymous clothing line have become one of the most sought out brands in the industry today. [...]

Fashion A-Listers Take Over Washington, D.C.!

100th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner - Arrivals

Celebs brought their fashion A-game to the annual White House Correspondents’ dinner that took place on May 3rd. Check out some of our favorite looks from the evening!

Vogue’s 2014 Costume Institute Benefit Set to Open New Anna Wintour Costume Center!


Better known as the Met Ball, this year’s highly regarded New York event—on May 5 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art—will feature First Lady Michelle Obama cutting the opening ribbon for the Met’s new Anna Wintour Costume Center. Hosted by Vogue- the magazine that named Obama “The First Lady of Fashion,” this year’s gala will [...]

Olivia Thirlby Will Star in Commercial for Prabal Gurung Collaboration with Target

Prabal Gurung and Olivia Thirlby

High-low designer collaborations are all the rage right now—giving affordable luxury a foothold in mass merchandise stores. From Karl Lagerfeld and H&M to Narciso Rodriguez and Kohl’s, these low-priced designer collections are popping up everywhere. The latest designer to join this trend is none other than Prabal Gurung—who’s star has risen quickly in the past [...]

Eyes on Their Rise: Cushnie et Ochs

Cushnie et Ochs

Just like Badgley Mischka, Lazaro and Jack and the Mulleavy sisters before them, Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs are a match made in fashion heaven. Their clothes, for the lack of a more fitting descriptor, are so cool. Sleek, tailored silhouettes and strategically-designed cut-outs lend an edge to Cushnie et Ochs’s flattering, wearable pieces. The [...]

Wooed by Wu: A Pre-Target Mini-Retrospective

Wu Look 6

Since mega-retailer Target announced Jason Wu as their next designer collaborator, the fashion world has been aflame and the recently-released Wu Look Book has only fanned the fire. True to his aesthetic, Wu pieces in the Target collection are timeless— classics that we can imagine wearing now and years down the line. Wu’s polished, feminine, [...]

Celebrating Fashion Week and Black History Month

In celebration of Black History month beginning this February, Lives of Style wants to highlight the work of Tracy Reese, the sole African-American designer presently scheduled to show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012. Tracy Reese–a Detroit native and Parsons School of Design graduate–first launched her own collection in Spring 1998 after working at top fashion [...]

Michelle Obama Scores Fashion Kudos for “Spot-on Style” During Recent Trip to UK

Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama has emerged as “Fashion’s Leading Lady” over the past two-and-a-half years–staying on trend and favoring some of fashion’s leading lights. When the Obamas attended the state dinner at Buckingham Palace, First Lady Michelle Obama did not disappoint the fashion world–choosing a stunning, formfitting white Tom Ford gown with a criss-cross halter [...]

“Recessionista” Kate Middleton lauded by style experts for her frugal fashion choices

Kate Middleton meets Michelle Obama in Reiss Dress

Newlywed princess Kate Middleton greeted Michelle Obama at Buckingham Palace in a beige, form-fitting, $340 “bandage” dress from British retailer Reiss, resulting in an immediate sell out of their “Shola” dress. Style watchers have “crowned” the Duchess of Cambridge with another title — “the pauper’s princess” — the first fashion-forward royal to embrace affordable trends. [...]

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