Fashion Adulting: Closet Curation, Spend or Save

When you’re young, you buy what appeals to you, what you think will make you stand out and seem different- paying little attention to fit, silhouette, print and color, or whether or not the garment wears you.  As you mature and grow into your style, you learn what to splurge and save on, what flatters…

Tiger of Sweden London Fashion Week Men’s Fall/Winter 2016 FW16 LFW

Tiger of Sweden’s London Fashion Week Men’s Fall/Winter 2016 Collection oozed chic…those damn Swedes do fashion so well.   Wool and cashmere suiting and coats, velvet jackets and suits in a gorgeous rosé peachy tone, subtle blue and black plaids and a tonal suit that’s the most fabulous plaid in history, pinstriped suits- both subtle…

New Year: Lifestyle Revamp- Style, Fitness, & Beauty

For the new year, you and I are going to revamp our style, whip our butts into shape, and beautify with hair and make-up make-overs! Big changes are coming in fashion and beauty, and I have my very own fitness and beauty routines to share with you. Fashion & Style: We’re going to enjoy the…

New Heights: Platform Sneakers

The view from up here is fabulous.  I feel as if I’ve gained a whole new perspective.  If you read my post, A Platform for Platforms, you’ll know that platform shoes and sneakers have long been a staple of alternative style gurus of London, America, and Asia of course.  Although they’re nothing new, the trends…

OOTD: Outfit Of The Day

   People Scare Me American Horror Story T-Shirt (Hot Topic), Lace Up Royal Bones Jeans, Aldo Schettini shoes.   

I (Black)Heart It All!

I honestly feel like I need everything on BlackHeart’s website…ok maybe not the women’s lingerie, but most of the ready to wear looks.  Mesh and sheer hi-lo tops, wide brimmed and bowler hats…from the shag vest to the faux leather pants, I want to relive the 90’s in grunge and goth fabulosity. What I wouldn’t…

Ethics in Fashion: Labor and Environmental Concerns

The True Cost of Labor: In the past few years, we’ve heard of several buildings collapsing in India, as well as stories of workers being burned alive after having been locked inside factories that caught fire.  Underpaid, beaten, and forced to work in terrible conditions within dilapidated or unstructurally sound buildings, factory workers toil away…

Why Male Androgyny Reigns Supreme.

In response to Elle magazine’s boo-hoo article on androgyny being a male-centered trend:😡 I have rebelled in the face of societal & gender norms my whole life: women have attained their freedom.  Androgyny is now a men’s movement, as it should be with the revolution brought on by the trans community- largely due to Caitlyn…

Out Outdoes Itself

 Dark, sleek, black leather clad with slicked back hair, this guy is a 21st century rock star.  Out Magazine’s story “Dark Days,” featured in the September issue, takes us on a sullen world tour of American, French, Italian, and English fashion.  John Varvatos and DSquared2’s leather pants…(no verb required). I see the nod to the…

Pastel Goth

   Ouija Planchette Necklace by The Bee’s Knees Bracelettes BCBG Generation RingPop Ring by Glitter Glitz N Glam  Collar: Repurposed & hand sewn by me.