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  • “A Quiet American- Ralph Rucci and Paris” -The Movie

    For four years C.S Leigh followed America’s closest designer to a true couturier, Ralph Rucci, for his upcoming documentary film  A Quiet American: Ralph Rucci & Paris that’s set to debut during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2012. MORE: Ralph Rucci The film focuses on Rucci’s employment and relationship with haute couture artisans and technicians and follows him through…

    Published on December 29, 2011
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  • Christmas Windows- Bergdorf Goodman’s “Carnival of Animals” is high on dramatic elegance

    From an institution like Bergdorf Goodman you can always expect spectacular holiday windows season after season and 2011’s series of intricate vignettes once again has as us in awe. David Hoey and his team dedicated the past two years to planning, building, perfecting, and collecting antiques for their latest artisanal masterpiece The Carnival of Animals. Each window features a specific material that…

    Published on December 23, 2011
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  • NY Christmas Windows- Sak’s Fifth Avenue Frothy Fabulousness

     Snowflakes and bubbles and gorgeous clothes with a giant Yeti whose footprints also appear inside the store. MORE: Holiday The theme for this year’s whimsical yet elegant holiday windows at Sak’s is Land of the Bubblemakers. Based on “Who Makes The Snow,” a children’s tale by Naresh Ramchandani of the firm Pentagram who also conceived the…

    Published on December 22, 2011
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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Hermes

    Hermés never fails to serve up luxurious decadence in their holiday windows and this year is no exception. From gold metallic boxing gloves, to an ostrich motorcycle helmet, to a lavender colored crocodile Kelly bag, to a sliver fox and shearling cape, the windows are pure fantasy along with the price tags. MORE: Holiday  Leila Menchari…

    Published on December 14, 2011
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  • Mulberry Parties On At Chateau Marmont

    Young Hollywood was out & about to fete luxury leather goods company Mulberry this past week at the legendary Chateau Marmont and from the likes of it, the Mulberry team struck gold again with another felicitous night surrounding partygoers with the label’s now signature playfulness including supersized ice-cream cones, colorful fairy lights, inflatable animals and beach balls. Songstress Lana Del Ray serenaded…

    Published on December 13, 2011
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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps ‘Dream of Escape’ has a little Karl doll!

    The Printemps Christmas windows in Paris have  F-A-S-H-I-O-N on the mind. Holiday cheer is spread not through Santa and his team of gifty elves, but with a little munchkin-cute Karl Lagerfeld doll leading the Chanel team of fabulousness.  Take a look… –S.H. MORE: Holiday  This year the Christmas windows at Printemps, titled Noel Reves d’Evasion…

    Published on December 12, 2011
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  • Victoria Beckham wins Designer Brand Award and Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen wins Designer of the Year at British Fashion Awards- video

    The British Fashion Council is what one would say is the CFDA of England. The annual British Fashion Awards yesterday had some pretty keen picks as winners: Sarah Burton of Royal Wedding fame, for Alexander McQueen won Designer of the Year (video below jump) Victoria Beckham won the Designer Brand Award (video below jump) Alexa…

    Published on November 29, 2011
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  • Celebrity Street Style- Kate Moss Dresses Up Super Casual Jeans

     I”ll Have What She’s Having: Super casual light chambray jeans & shirt with a heavy dose of gold jewelry Let’s face it, so many of us spend a good part of our lives in jeans- from working at home, to mommy duties, to casual offices, there are not many days where many of us have…

    Published on November 28, 2011
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  • Complete Carven- Everything You’ll Want From Spring 2012

    Being big fans of Carven, the young chicster’s go-to label for individual and achingly cool pieces, as we are, you can imagine how excited we are to take in all that’s set to come out for Spring 2012. From the best separates to a trove of must-have bags, jewels and shoes, it looks safe to…

    Published on November 17, 2011
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  • Holiday In New York- Lord and Taylor Christmas Windows 2011

    Retail Remedy: There’s nothing that says  holiday shopping more than the launch of Christmas windows Of all the department holiday windows in New York, Lord & Taylor is a perennial favorite as one of the most classic and heartwarming. This year’s theme being “What is Christmas Made Of?”  The store asked children from Women In…

    Published on November 15, 2011
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  • Lady Gaga wore this dress and you can too, or stick it in a museum as it’s the first Lady Gaga dress to ever come to public auction

        Must admit that Lady Gaga looks rather chic in this geometric design by Irina Shaposhnikova from her  ‘Crystallographica’ collection at Royal Academy at Fine Art in Antwerp (see it here). Lady Gaga wore the dress on a photo shoot and cover for the French Madame Figaro magazine… there you go, some French chic styling input…

    Published on November 07, 2011
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  • Lisette Model ‘Reflections’

    On a recent trawl through Chelsea, New York’s art gallery packed westside neighborhood, came the discovery of Bruce Silverstein Gallery’s “Reflections: The Expressionist Origins of Lisette Model,” an inspiring visual retrospective featuring an edited collection of the late artist’s work. Model’s use of reflective layers to combine cityscapes and civilians candidly shuffling about through New York City…

    Published on November 04, 2011
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