Runway Review: Paris Couture Fashion Week Givenchy, Bouchra Jarra, Valentino I don’t if it’s because of the mass appeal of Juicy Couture or simply the way its meaning evolves as it filters into mainstream vernacular, but "haute couture" although commonly perceived as a custom item of clothing of any sort or price, in actuality is a term protected by law and defined by the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Paris with very specific rights.
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Runway Review: Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Alexander McQueen, Marni, Miharayasuhiro.When it comes to men’s style, there are two schools on the runway- the classics and the risk takers.We’ve shown you some of my favorite mens fashion shows from Europe from John Varvatos (the personal favorite for my hubby) , Louis Vuitton, Burberry Prorsum, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, and even some super funk by way of Lady Gaga at Mugler.Then, there are the fashion risk takers. The men’s fashion that […]
Naveed Hussain is circling Fashion Week around the globe and takes a step back to reflect on more from New York, particularly with some of the hottest designers for all the pretty young things and those with fresh look.– S.H.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsCynthia Steffe Cynthia Steffe, the younger girl’s go-to budget friendly alternative, was on track for Spring 2011 with a collection that was chalk full of effervescent color, and clean, uncomplicated sportswear that felt right on […]
A girl could lose her head. Or at least spin it around so many times that it will catapult her neck and land in a frisson of colliding fashion seasons that all ineditably fall into one: What looks right on YOU now! A girl could lose her head. Or at least spin it around so many times that it will catapult her neck and land in a frisson of colliding fashion seasons that all ineditably fall into one: What looks […]
Sorry, we’d be lying to say that the Emmy’s was a mega fashion extravaganza. A few minutes post event and we cannnot remember who wore what. With one very gorgeous exception…Anna Pacquin in a fantastical, yet chic, Alexander McQueen black gown with a heavily embellished gold bodice stole the show hands down. To be fair, there were a few other dresses that probably looked lovely in person but looked either odd or dull on television. Ironically, it is a TV […]
Marc Jacobs fall 2010 Runway Review: Marc Jacobs is back in full form for Fall 2010 making his collection one of the week’s top highlights, if not the best
“As we prepare for the Spring 11 Fashion Weeks, we reflect the unimaginable beauty of what was Haute Couture Fall 2010. Naveed Hussain has spent some time digesting the magnificence of all that is available for only a privileged few.Haute Couture has been a tireless subject of debate. While many like to continually point out it’s weak sales across the board and diminishing relevance in society. Although that may be the case, wasn’t it always?Isn’t couture about that unattainable and […]
Men’s style gets a bit preppy and playfully boyish with all the right touches…Living and working in New York city, we are often blessed with inspiration as New York ladies know how turn heads with their inventive sense of high and low dressing.However, the city’s men, mainly the hipsters who tend to pay attention to their attire, seem to be stuck in a perpetual rut.Hey hipster guys, is this you?A typical uniform consists of facial hair, thick black glasses or […]
London Fashion Designers Pay New York a Visit. Mark Fast, Louise Gray, Hannah Marshall, Meadham Kirchoff, Todd Lynn, Mary Katrantzou, Marjan Pejoski, Holly Fulton, KTZ are some of the trendsetting London fashion designers who brought their collection to NY. Thanks to the efforts of the British Fashion Council and Centre for Fashion Enterprise, New York fashion editors, stylists and buyers were treated to a special viewing of London’s latest crop of forward-thinking labels at the Soho Grand Hotel in a […]
Milan Fashion Week Look Back Move Ahead Fall 2010. Fashion inspiration from the Milan runways.As with London inspiration last, our friends at VagabondNYC look back at last week’s Milan Fashion Week to tell you what future fashion influences their vintage shopping hunts.Think like a stylist, and you too can get next year’s look right now by finding inspiration in the details of what’s in store for next season.>> Look at our complete Milan Fashion Week coverage and all Fashion Shows
Fashion Inspiration from the catwalks of LOndon. Putting on their vintage shopping brain, our friends at VagabondNYC look back at last week’s London Fashion Week to tell you what future fashion influences their vintage shopping hunts.Think like a stylist, and you too can get next year’s look right now by finding inspiration in the details of what’s in store for next season.>> Look at our complete London Fashion Week coverage and all Fashion Shows
For Fall 2010, design duo Costello Tagliapietra– Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra– known for their immaculate takes on classic Grecian draping cited Japan and the early work of it’s most iconic designers, Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo as influences, giving their Barney’s babes an assortment of polished looks that had a somewhat off-kilter, slightly relaxed and inventive zest that made for a strong outing.