Of Note…Liya Kebede

This week’s Of Note post will be brief due to my travels for Charleston Fashion Week. Liya Kebede was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1978. Like most famous models, she was spotted out of the blue at the French Lycee by a film director who introduced her to a French modeling agent. From there…… Continue reading Of Note…Liya Kebede

Of Note…Joe Zee

Joe Zee was born on November 23, 1968 in Toronto, Canada. While growing up in Canada, Zee memorized fashion magazine mastheads and studied popular culture with a maniacal zeal. That zeal is what has helped Zee become a popular fashion figure. In 1990, Zee moved to New York to attend FIT and soon became an…… Continue reading Of Note…Joe Zee

Of Note… Bethann Hardison

Bethann Hardison has done so much for people of color in the fashion industry – where do I start? Let’s start at the beginning. Hardison was born and bred in New York City to a devout Muslim family. And from that point on, she was destined for greatness. She was the first African-American cheerleader at…… Continue reading Of Note… Bethann Hardison

Of Note…Michelle Lee

This week’s Of Note post on KCD casting director Michelle Lee is the second post in the new series. The first post was of make-up maven Pat McGrath. I hope you are enjoying this new series. If you have suggestions/feedback, let me know in the comments section or email me. Casting director Michelle Lee was…… Continue reading Of Note…Michelle Lee

Of Note…Pat McGrath

After looking at last Thursday’s Prada show, I think we can all say that Pat McGrath is THE Mistress of Make-up, which is why she is the first in a new series I like to call “Of Note.” The look was natural with pinched pink lips, pink cheeks, and light,natural brown eyes. Whenever you see…… Continue reading Of Note…Pat McGrath

Check Out Me And Local Bloggers In The Midlands Red Carpet Review

Eb from Make Me Over Eb came up with the idea for doing Columbia’s version of the Fashion Police for the 2011 Golden Globes with the Midlands Red Carpet Review. I had a lot of fun doing this. I hope we can do this again since we all had such great chemistry. Check out the…… Continue reading Check Out Me And Local Bloggers In The Midlands Red Carpet Review

One Stop Plus Brings Plus Size Fashion To New York Fashion Week

During the middle of New York Fashion Week, I went to Rose Hall at Lincoln Center where the wonderful people at Onestopplus.com got together to create a plus size fashion show at New York Fashion Week. That is something that many thought would never happen, but it did. Gabby Sidibe, Nikki Blonsky, Caroline Manzo, celebrity…… Continue reading One Stop Plus Brings Plus Size Fashion To New York Fashion Week

Fashions Night Out Was Bananas

Yesterday was crazy. I went to my school’s graduate fashion show, which was the best one yet.¬† I got to see some guy from Project Runway, whose name I can’t remember, and Miss J from ANTM. I will do a separate post for that show, so I can actually review each graduate designer. This was…… Continue reading Fashions Night Out Was Bananas

TFAS Shop Tour: Brittons of Columbia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWSGo3beUYE Yesterday I went to Brittons of Columbia on Devine Street and did a tour of the store and spoke with several of the employees. I learned that their jewelery selection, which is huge, ranges in price from $25-$500, and they are the only store in South Carolina that sells Armani Jean. The jeans, which…… Continue reading TFAS Shop Tour: Brittons of Columbia

LaQuan Smith’s Water Goddess

Don’t forget to enter in the Maurices Tote Contest! LaQuan Smith is getting everyone from the New York Times to Andre Leon Talley to notice his clothes. They have been seen on many celebrities including Cassie. He is only 21 years old, but the buzz around him is crazy. The clothes are hip, cute, sexy,…… Continue reading LaQuan Smith’s Water Goddess