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Archive | Fall / Winter 2012 – 2013

Fashion shows and runway reviews from Fall / Winter 2012

  • Take the Catwalk Home- What you can expect in Home Trends next fall

    The BCBG runway and some home inspiration by way of the Ampersand Color Block Duvet set.

    Use fashion show inspiration to style your home!  New York Fashion Week just ended but don’t be surprised if what you saw on the Fall 2012 / Winter 2013 fashion runways ends up as inspiration in your home style. READ: Color Chic, How To Add Color To Your Home Or consider looking at the future fashion trends to think about how YOU can get the look in your home right now. Colorblock Adds PunchBCBG Max Azria‘s color block rollover from their spring collection will…

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  • Norma Kamali OMO & Kamali Kulture Fall 2012 Presentation

    Norma Kamali OMO fw 12

    As long time fans of Norma Kamali’s ever-expanding namesake fashion line the first thing that comes to mind when perusing her latest offering for Fall 2012 is that Kamali just may well be one of America’s most consistent designers around ever. Never one to cater to trends or experiment for experiments sake, she has continually delivered well made finery with an utterly universal, timeless appeal and as the saying goes ‘if it ain’t broke, why fix it?’ rang true for…

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  • Badgley Mischka Fall 2012 Runway

    Badgley Mischka F/W 2012

    From Hollywood’s go-to duo for red carpet worthy looks with a thoroughly modern attitude comes another collection full of camera ready gala gowns that are certain to delight critics & audiences alike. Inspiration from Badgley Mischka: “For Fall 2012, we were inspired by the German Impressionist film,’Metropolis.’  The light, angles and geometry of the film’s imaginary cityscapes are reflected in the collection’s mood, silhouette and embroideries.” >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Photo gallery of the Badgley Mischka Fall 2012 Collection: [nggallery…

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  • Ralph Lauren Collection Fall 2012 Runway

    While Ralph Lauren may not be one you turn to when looking for collections that reinvent the wheel per say, he does remain America’s finest at envisioning the kind of sportswear that helped the U.S become a major player in the fashion arena by offering something once never seen before -true American sportswear. And judging by his latest outing, he’s picked up on the craze that hit television show Downtown Abbey has brought to the sartorial forefront by revisiting some…

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  • Michael Kors Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Women of a certain age will have no problem finding plenty of modern, sophisticated glamour Another Michael Kors collection exuding American luxury hits the runway; this time it is dressed as fall 2012, and not a single detail of opulence has been overlooked.  >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  Plush cashmere sweaters, soft brushed wools, sequins, leather, and more fur than you can find backcountry. Fur was a major statement, and not shearling, but long hair furs with shine and…

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  • Everyday Hair With The Right Amount of Attitude at Proenza Schouler

    Proenza Schouler F/W 2012

    Backstage Beauty Notes: For Proenza Schouler’s Fall 2012 outing hair was kept simple and fuss-free for a look that played on each model’s individual style while maintaining the label’s cool cult status with styles that weren’t too polished or precious. The team behind one of New York’s top collections has a few tips for you to keep in mind when going au natural: Inspiration:For stylist Paul Hanlon, less was definitely more when it came to the look of the Proenza…

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  • Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Body conscious, well-tailored and asymmetric dresses with expert seaming and unusual folding and pleating are what really draw my attention to this collection… The fall 2012 Narciso Rodriguez collection was a seamless continuation of what we saw in pre-fall with structured outerwear, oversized and voluminous silhouettes, asymmetrical draping and folding, seaming, and color blocking. Very true to it’s identity, the perfectly tailored, clean line is a home run.  The warm chestnut browns and smoky greys were kicked up with saturated…

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  • Custo Barcelona Fall 2012 Runway Review


    Runway Review: Wild yet wearable, Custo sticks to its style roots and remains the collection to push your fashion boundaries The fall 2012 Custo Barcelona collection takes the brand’s iconic textures, psychedelic colors and prints, and one of a kind designs to a new roughed up and tough level. At the same time it comes off as one of the most wearable, wild collections that I can recall. Lots of raw edges, pieced mixed fabrications that appear torn, zippers and…

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  • Marc by Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 Complete Runway Show

    Marc by Marc Jacobs F/W 2012

    Marc by Marc’s latest offering had a clean sensibility about it mixed with the hit master’s signature plays on vintage standbys and references galore that made for a winning outing. Working as a clean slate of propositions that have a universal, foundational appeal that thankfully this time around didn’t veer on the too young or trying too hard to be cool appeal, the collection’s major statement could be considered to be that fuss-free, everyday fashion needn’t be riddled with over…

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  • Naeem Khan Fall 2012 Runway Review

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2012 - Official Coverage - Best Of Runway Day 6

    Runway Review: When you seek an unerring eye for the simplicity of perfect luxury, look no further than Naeem Khan. If there was a world greater and beyond than what a starlet wears on the red carpet, that glamourous world would belong to no other than Naeem Khan. Under the radar for the set that only know of  designer names from what is uttered when a microphone is shoved up to answer the “who are you wearing” question yet savored by…

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  • Affordable Luxury Fashion- Prabal Gurung for ICB, Fall 2012 digital fashion show

    Prabal Gurung for ICB fall 2012 collection

    The Prabal Gurung for ICB collection was presented in a most unique way today through Digital Fashion Shows, a KCD Digital Production, online. Take a look. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS “For this ICB collection the inspiration came from the girl. I would say an inspiring combination of beauty, intelligence and a little sense of humor is what an ICB girl is all about. The continuous factor throughout the whole collection is that I didn’t want to compromise on the quality, I…

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  • Ponytail How-To’s from Tracy Reese Fall 2012

    Tracy Reese F/W 2012

    Backstage Beauty Notes: Update your look with an easy to manage, natural looking ponytail for when you’re on the go or looking for a cool alternative to stick straight hair that’s full of texture and subtle volume. TRESemmé Stylist Jeanie Syfu created a wearable messy ponytail for the Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Fashion Show to mimic the effortless style of the clothing.   Overall Look: Windblown bed-head messy ponytail with side-swept bangs, height at the crown and a matte finish Inspiration: The natural street look…

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