Roberto Cavalli Pre-Fall 2018

The Roberto Cavalli Pre-Fall 2018 collection marks a shift in the brand’s visual style.  It seems that Paul Surridge, the new creative director (Vogue ’18), succeeds in taming the wild animal that is Cavalli and its prints- almost everything is salable, marketable, wearable.  There is a marked difference between this and recent Cavalli collections which really…

Fendi Spring/Summer 2018

Fendi Spring/Summer 2018 featured striped chevron print off-the-shoulder dresses, a continuation of the bag and bag-accessory evolution with unique strap details including prints and frimge, cut-outs, sheared fur in intricate prints and textures, and an interesting use of fabric selection. Pointed and peep-toe heels were paired with plaid and striped stockings. Models were given blue…

Diane von Furstenberg  Spring/Summer SS18

Seventies and eastern flare characterized the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2018 runway show, which featured lace-up knee-high peep-toe boots with tassel laces and platform sandals paired with bell-bottoms, a black bias-cut assymmetrical embroidered dress, dresses with a sheer layered double floral print effect, striking bold multicolor prints, and wide-strap bags in a range of sizes…

Matthew Miller Spring/Summer 2018 

A dark and mysterious air and beauty preceeded the fashion at Matthew Miller Spring/Summer 2018 Menswear runway show. The hair and makeup featured black smudged lips, dark stringy greasy wet hair, and pale matte faces.   Strap and pocket details characterized unique tanks, cropped vests, and jackets. Dangling belt bags, huge pockets, even outerwear attached…

Moschino Resort 2018

Pinup print sheer dresses, patchwork denim and floral print suits, graphic sweaters, overalls, cow hide jackets and coats,  horizontal rainbow stripes, cowboy boots and hats, more of the 2D printed clothing on bodysuits, flame prints, 8-ball bikini tops, SpongeBob trippin balls, and last but not least the male leather catsuit, which really shows up the romphim or…

2017 Cannes Red Carpet Best and Worst Dressed

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet was full of glitter, glitz, and glam and sharply contrasted by cheap costume looks complete with synthetic wigs in fashion colors.  Fabulous stylist-curated wardrobes, carefully posed clutches, poised postures…Cannes is one of the years big fashion events, Hollywood starlets drawing the attention of the world in all their…

Met Ball 2017: Rei Kawakubo Comme des Garçons

The 2016 Met Gala’s theme is Manus x Machina, and appropriately, Marchesa tweeted out a collaboration with IBM- and their “Cognitive Dress” in the early morning hours. We’ve seen many memorable looks from past Met Ball themes of Punk and China through the Looking Glass.  I just have Linda Fargo and Sarah Jessica Parker, as […]

Coach X Rodarte

Collaborations can be everything- not only are they usually more affordable than the larger designer brand, but there is this creative mainstream appeal that has a different voice than the brands individually. The Coach Rodarte collaboration is hard edged and soft, masculine and feminine with ornate beaded and studded sequin floral embellishments on leather, gold chain…

Fashion Ads Spring/Summer 2017

Balmain Chanel Chanel’s Spring/Summer 2017 ads evoked a high saturation in your face boldness that matched the futuristic robitic theme in a cool way, although the fashions themselves might not have as notable as the robot bag. Louis Vuitton Louis Vuitton’s newest bag, part of the Series 6 ad campaign, is to die for! Coach…

Grammy’s Red Carpet Fashion

Worst Dressed: Girl Crush I hate her BALLS-gown…but it took balls to wear. Best Dressed: Demi Lovato in Balmain The Weirdest Dressed: The Grammy’s have long been an event known for its fashion- good, and bad.  We saw the evolution from casual and nonchalant to more appropriate attire hitting the carpet…well, overall.  People are usually…

AMA’S Best and Worst Dressed

The Good The garments, styling, beauty- for the most part, everything seemed to create a cohesive look….with the exception of Teyana Taylor, whose hair and makeup seemed to be disparate from the dress itself….a subtler brow and less highlight on the cheeks…perhaps a slightly less nude lip, and an up-do would’ve made this look complete…

Moschino Spring/Summer 2017

Jeremy Scott’s nostalgic pop culture, animated, and fashion referencing designs always have us reliving our childhood…now through paper dolls. Tabs on the sides of garments, all about teddy backpacks, and even on faux caps created this magical runway show full of paper barbies…a continuation from seasons past and, given I didn’t like the last shows,…