Reality Star Round-up: Whitney Port To Show At NYFW And Kim Kardashian Runs The Eff Out

The Hills and The City alum Whitney Port will show at New York Fashion Week again this February. The line, Whitney Eve, which started in 2008 has always either bored the critics, or wowed them for looking like something Whitney Port would wear herself. “My collection has grown so much over the past few years,…… Continue reading Reality Star Round-up: Whitney Port To Show At NYFW And Kim Kardashian Runs The Eff Out

Check Out These NYC Fashion Events This Week!

Who said Fashion Week was over? Join Rafaella and Harper’s Bazaar for a shopping event at Lord & Taylor! Enjoy music, refreshments and great giveaways while shopping new Rafaela styles! Harper’s Bazaar Executive Events Director, Jane Rotherham Loddo, and Rafaella’s EVP of Womenswear, Rosemary Mancino are hosting the event and will be on site speaking…… Continue reading Check Out These NYC Fashion Events This Week!

Stephen Burrows SS12 Fashion Show

On the last day of New York Fashion Week, I had the honor of attending the Stephen Burrows show at the Concept New York Audi Forum. The crowd was small but packed into the Audi space, which lead to a very intimate affair. Tyson Beckford, Robin Givhan, and Pat Cleveland were seated in the crowd.…… Continue reading Stephen Burrows SS12 Fashion Show

The UK Bans Ads from Lancome and Mabelline

According to the Daily Mail, the Advertising Standards Authority in England has banned certain beauty ads in the country for being too airbrushed. This isn’t the first time England has done this either. They claim that the ads are misleading and MP Jo Swinson says they create a false impression of beauty. Swinson and Lynne…… Continue reading The UK Bans Ads from Lancome and Mabelline

Of Note- Narciso Rodriguez

Narciso Rodriguez is a Cuban-American designer who has seen his share of ups and downs in the industry. When he first announced to his parents that he wanted to become a designer, they were less than thrilled. He applied to Parsons anyway. From there he went on to design for a handful of designers like…… Continue reading Of Note- Narciso Rodriguez

Of Note…Nina Garcia

Nina Garcia was born on May 3rd, 1965 in Barranquilla, Colombia. Garcia is best known as a judge on the hit show Project Runway, but her career in fashion started over 20 years ago. She came to the United States a a child to attend boarding school. From there she attended Boston University, Ecole Superieure…… Continue reading Of Note…Nina Garcia

Of Note… Alexander Wang

  Alexander Wang is one of America’s hottest designators. At the age of 27, he has already mastered the art of designing cool garments with a sleek, sophisticated design edge that models, hipsters, fashion mavens, and the chic adore around the world. The downtown NYC  look is a staple of his main line Alexander Wang…… Continue reading Of Note… Alexander Wang

Of Note…Shala Monroque

I remember the very first time I saw a picture of Shala Monroque. I didn’t know much about her except that she was black, fierce, wearing cute kitten heels, and was featured on Tommy Ton’s siteJak and Jil which meant that she was somebody. As a matter of fact, the caption under her photo read…… Continue reading Of Note…Shala Monroque

Of Note… Patrick Robinson

By now I’m sure you’ve heard the news that Patrick Robinson is out at The Gap. Most people were shocked to hear it but not surprised as the designer had never found his groove at one of the world’s most famous mall chains. Robinson started out as a fashion phenomenon in the mid-nineties after graduating…… Continue reading Of Note… Patrick Robinson

2011 Met Ball Honoring Alexander McQueen

The 2011 Met Ball honoring British designer Alexander McQueen was held last night. Today we are going to go over the fashions. You know the drill… who was hot and who most certainly was not.  Who did you love, hate, or feel very meh about? Photos from The Cut. The Best from l to r:…… Continue reading 2011 Met Ball Honoring Alexander McQueen

Of Note…Anna Sui

Like me, Anna Sui has known she wanted to work in fashion since she was a tiny tot. My love of fashion came at the age of three, hers at four. Anna Sui moved to New York City from Detroit, Michigan to attend Parsons School of Design. While in New York, Sui hung out with…… Continue reading Of Note…Anna Sui

Of Note…Iman

Photo from Retro Fit. Iman was born in Somalia in 1955 to a diplomat and doctor,. She moved to Egypt as a child and later went to college in Kenya. While in Kenya she was spotted by photographer Peter Beard. That moment helped jump start her modeling career. On the set of her first job,…… Continue reading Of Note…Iman

Of Note..Patti Wilson

Native New Yorker Patti Wilson is known the world over for her fantastical fashion styling. She began her career over 20 years ago but first gained international recognition for her work with i-D magazine in the mid 90s.  Always one to push the boundaries of creativity by using vivid imagery and raw sexuality, Wilson has…… Continue reading Of Note..Patti Wilson

Of Note…Andre Leon Talley

Everyone (including my Dad who knows nothing about fashion) seems to know Andre Leon Talley because he’s everywhere these days. He’s on TV with Tyra Banks judging America’s Next Top Model, in Vogue magazine writing his monthly column and now he’s starring with Banks again for a set of informational fashion videos for her new…… Continue reading Of Note…Andre Leon Talley

Of Note…Isabel and Ruben Toledo

  There are several duos in fashion that get me every time. Not so much the design duos, I’m talking more about the loving partnerships like Grace Coddington and Didier Malige, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin or Isabel and Ruben Toledo. Some may know Isabel as the woman whose designs First Lady Michelle Obama…… Continue reading Of Note…Isabel and Ruben Toledo