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Cold War at Stella Jean

Stella Jean’s Fall Winter 17/18 collection is her interpretation on the Cold War and the relationship between the United States and Russia. The collection has a modern twist on accessories like babushkas, embroidery, and fur hats. Heavy layers, colors, and scenes of pastures clearly depicted the inspiration for the collection. The blend of Russian and American old-world styles allow for…

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Women’s March at Missoni

Watching the Missoni Fall Winter 2017 2018 collection come down the runway just puts a smile on your face. Not only because of the bold prints, but because designer Angela Missoni takes into account the current state of femininity. The designer used these eccentric prints on high-neck knits, long coats, and skirts in fine materials paired with kitten-heeled leather boots….

Fashion Trend Getting Political

In the 80s Katharine Hamnett invented the slogan tee and used her design power for good conveying political messages while encouraging people to ‘wear’ their voices. Those oversize t-shirts with large block letters were adopted by the pop scene including Wham! that wore the ‘CHOOSE LIFE’ tee in their ‘Wake ME Up Before You Go Go’ video. Other messages on…

Fashion Trend: The Bralette is Out

We all remember when Madonna strapped on that famous pointed cone shaped bra and shocked the world. Then it was Selena who picked up the trend followed by other musical artists. Today it is something we see often on the stage. It has been seen a bit more recently on the street as well as crop tops with bra’s built-in. As…

The warmth of fall fragrances

With each new season comes with a new wardrobe and with a new wardrobe comes a whole new world of fragrances. Start making those Christmas wish lists ladies because this year we have some really good fall fragrances… Tom Ford Les Verts Tom Ford spoiled us this year ladies! Instead of just one new fragrance, we have a whole new line…

Fall Trends: Embellished Bags

Accessories have been women’s way of expressing themselves for centuries, heck, even jewelry has been around since almost as far back as the caveman days. There’s always been something in-trend that has been bigger, bolder, one piece of the total look that stood as the cornerstone for the whole rest of the look. The signature on the masterpiece if you…

Fall Trends: The Pantsuit

It began with the greats, Coco Channel, Katharine Hepburn, even Frida broke the mold defying all by donning men’s wear in a time when women were still regulated to skirts and dresses. One could not say the same today, where it’s sometimes hard to get a woman out of her comfortable jeans and into a skirt. I am delighted to announce that even…

Fall Trends: Shine baby shine

Every little girl loves dress up day, whether it’s a birthday party, Halloween or even a trip to the grocery store; when their mom lets them wear that sparkly Cinderella dress with the plastic rhinestones we all used to think were just the prettiest things ever. As we got older, dress up days were still a thing, they were just…

San Andrès Milano Romantic Tale

Throughout fashion week I was privileged to witness many different shows by several different designers, each having their own personal flair; however, none stood out to me in quite the same way that the San Andrès Milano show did. It stood out to me because of how much love and how much of the actual designer was evident in each piece…

Falling in Love with COTE

The COTE fashion show was something quite different to behold during fashion week. Set in a grand hotel in Milan some were a bit confused at first and many did not enter the show initially thinking they were still in the process of setting up. That may be due to the fact that the scene for the show was set much…

Piccione Piccione Blossoming Girls

Piccione Piccione Spring Summer 2017 paints an epic tale of girls blossoming into women and societies need to preserve their youth, pulling a double reveal, of a woman trapped the guise of a little girl whose mask is really hiding a strong independent woman. The show is meant to give off the air of innocence untouchable, the view someone might…

Fall Trends: The Velvet Underground

With its chic look, and simple elegance, it is without a doubt that velvet creates a sense of elegance that no fabric can. Whether it is a dress, on shoes, a handbag, or even a sofa, velvet has reinvented itself again and again over the years. What originated as a fabric for the wealthy, who used velvet in their outfits…