Shao Yen’s Impeccable Furry-ish Fashion Fete!

I nearly had a fashion-gasm when I stumbled upon the likes of Shao Yen while trying to justify my need to wear a yellow dress in mid-October (judge me at your will, but I wore the dress :). Yen, a true Taiwanese treasure, trained under the auspices of Alexander McQueen, Hussiein Chalayan and Claire Tough- … Continue reading

Remembering Spanish Designer Jesus del Pozo [Pictures]

Jesus del Pozo, one of Spain’s most influential fashion designers, recently passed away of lung failure at the age of 65. Jesus is credited for spearheading the fashion industry in Spain post the advent of democracy. He opened his first store in 1974 and unveiled his first collection in Paris in 1976. Below are a … Continue reading

Honey me Honeysuckle: From the Runway to Your Hallway

Dubbed the “color of the year” by Pantone Color Institute, honeysuckle, earned the title and deserves your love for its “uplifting” qualities. Energizing, refreshing, and stimulating, honeysuckle is a spring 2011 must have for fashion. It was seen on numerous runways, such as Cynthia Steffe’s and Erden’s, as well as at fast fashion retailer H&M. … Continue reading

Model Monday: Carmen Solomons

Absolutely cute as a button, Carmen Solomon, a native of South Africa, burst onto the modeling scene with Boss Models a couple years ago. Haunting green eyes, warm chestnut hair, and a cherub shaped face make Carmen’s look a refreshing treat. Able to morph into a variety of looks from conventional beauty to edgy, angry, … Continue reading

The Highest Form of Flattery: Cecil Beaton

“He marked his period as if he were the only photographer around.” – Mario Testino [speaking on Cecil Beaton] His name recently crossed our path, but his images have been entrenched in our minds for years. Finally the two connect. Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) a man who will be eternally celebrated for his divine images of … Continue reading

Curb2Closet: Little Five Points Swag

 

Jeanius: Denim Eyes 

Modernize the beloved charcoal/kohl black smokey eyes with a luscious denim blue eyeshadow. Spotted on models in Rachel Roy and Derek Lam runway shows during Milan fashion week, the look has filtered down to celebs such as Rihanna and Nicole Ritchie. Will you be next? P.s. Don’t you love that the look is dubbed denim … Continue reading

OK, Marc: Sock it to me

It’s another Fall 2010 trend- Socks!  Life may not be a Marc Jacobs runway, but if you relish in adding a little depth to your outfit, then I’m sure you’ll *heart* this trend. Why you should renew your interest in socks. First, the socks hide the smallest part of your ankle, which may make your … Continue reading

What's on your head, Girl? Tantalizing Turbans

    Catwalks were crawling with turbans exuding eye-catching glamour. Making coiffing the perfect sculpture atop your hair the challenge of the season. By embracing turbans, the fashion world has once again (let us not forget Prada 2007) given women a license to hide a dreaded sin, i.e. unkept hair. So ciao bad hair days! … Continue reading

Kiddie Kouture! In Fashion, Age Ain't Nothin But a Number

Cecilia Cassini. An 11 year old with a distinctive style, eye for design and enviable technical skills has stormed onto the fashion scene. Using youth to her advantage, at the age of 5 she got away with disassembling clothing, pursuing something greater. Instead of punishment, Cecilia’s customization capabilities were rewarded at age 6 when she … Continue reading