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Tag Archives | Spring / Summer 2011

  • Paris Fashion Week Spring 2011, Spring’s BonBon That One Must Savor


    Runway Review: The Best of Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2011 from Celine, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Rochas, Carven. We’re always amazed at the way a French woman savors a bonbon… like a special treat that you want to linger and thoughtfully and slowly digest on your palette. That’s exactly how we feel about Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2011.Some of the most divine pieces were shown during fashion week in that we had to savor them before we could…

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  • New York, New York Spring 11 Fashion Week So Nice That We’ll Cover it Twice


    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…

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  • Fashion Week Roundup- Best of Milan, Spring 2011


    Naveed Hussain is taking Milan in to consideration and here are some of his thoughts on the brightest and boldest in Italian fashion for spring 2011. –S.H.From Milan, don’t expect studies on conservative minimalism, yet relish in the talent of some of the city’s major talents & their bravado when it comes to going for the bold.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsFor Spring/Summer 2011, striking colorways & prints, intellectual takes on femininity and superior craftsmanship made for an alluring…

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  • Fashion Week Roundup- Best of London, Spring 2011


    Naveed Hussain takes us a view of Spring, 2011 quirkier and energetic London style hot off the catwalks. — S.H.At the London shows you can always expect a generous helping of ingenuity & energy and many of our favorites did not disappoint for Spring 2011.They made a strong case on the need for new with collections that stand on their own while touching on the season’s varied trends from Peter Pan collared school girl dressing to artfully ladylike to clean…

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  • Fashion Week Roundup- Best of New York, Spring 2011

    Marc Jacobs Spring 2011

    Naveed Hussain has been taking a breathe and pondering New York Fashion Week- not as piece by piece show, but what stood out above the NYFW fray and complexities of the week. — S.H.We’ve been doing a lot of whining at the pace and scale of fashion in this day and age of globalism and an unsteady economy.Fashion today has become a world-wide beast, it’s everywhere, and isn’t that a good thing? Shouldn’t this mean we are all sitting at…

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  • David Elfin Spring 2011 Fashion Show, New York and Madrid is Crisp, Clean and Modern


    Davidelfin cuts a mean pattern…And sticks to his guns too! The Spanish designer who shows both at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York and then at Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week is true to his architectural and somewhat austere design aesthetic. Davidelfin’s fine modern classic tailoring is best appreciated up close.Particularly in New York, where floaty fabrics and sandy colors reigned supreme, the Davidelfin spring collection was a jolt in the arm for the woman who just wanted to stick to her…

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  • Anna Sui – Spring 2011 Fashion Show. Fun, Feminine and Bohemian Joy


    Runway Review: The Anna Sui woman is a frisky pioneer chick by way of the late 1960’s, all wrapped up in a very modern package! It’s home on a VERY fashionable range for Anna Sui… Twenty years of Anna Sui and it will always be dreamy in my book! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York went to the countryside for this show of pretty pioneer girls circa 1969 making daisy chains and playing the tambourine! Flirty dresses in mixed prints with…

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