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…

Prabal Gurung Spring/Summer 2018 SS18

Structured, fitted, boned and corsetted garments contrasted flowing romantic frilly ruffled tops, as patent leather and leather juxtaposed chiffon and silk at Prabal Gurung’s Spring/Summer 2018 runway show. White, black, poppy pink, cerulean, wine, plum, taupe, blue, green, yellow, and bold strawberry pink composed the color palette. Ruffles and frills met with button embellishments; puff…

Gucci Resort 2018: The Sloppy Copy

I took a moment to reflect on Gucci’s recent collections, and honestly feel like I’ve had a love/hate relationship with the librarian look, the 70’s has been great to Gucci and I likewise will adore many of the on-trend looks and grimace at others.    The look that stood out from the collection was the…

What to Wear, Watch, Listen, Read, Shop, Sweat…

Read: Allure, covered by the mesmerizing Zoe Kravitz, demystifying the secrets of Italy’s Umbrian clay, and suggesting we all bottom…where lashes are concerned. Wear: Silks, Satins, lustrous light flowing fabrics and accessories that have a sinful sheen…especially for men.  I had these new, tagged, unworn striped and monogram Just Cavalli shirts and peace-sign Moschino bell-bottom jeans…

Dressing for Your Lover

We all know there are aspects of fashion and beauty each sex finds attractive- and you may have heard women say they’re dressing for men or women.  When discussing womenswear, there are “guy shoes,” maybe sexy vixen stilettos, and there are dresses that are a girl’s girl, something men might find too something or other……

Full Circle: the Resistance Will Be Trendy

The revolution may not be televised, but the resistance will be trendy. Some say that the political and social climate are shaping how people dress, however, knowing that fashion was headed into the 70’s regardless of and before the election, I feel as if its only a part of the cyclical nature of fashion.  Yes,…

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…

Who The Hell Are Bloggers?

Do bloggers have validity in discussing and critiquing the work of others?  Given anyone can blog and may not have any credentials- perhaps even little or no education on the topic itself- I think the writing speaks for itself. Of course, there are instances in which bloggers don’t know what the hell they’re talking about,…

Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2017

Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2017 was a continuation of their against-the-grain 80’s vibe…the only thing on-trend about it was the carpet bagger jackets. The silhouettes, the grotesque sloppiness of it all was off-putting – it was stiff and cheap with leather, gold lamé…sleeves and shoulders dropped more and more throughout the show. Is that a drop…

Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2017

Fencing has been done recently, but for Spring/Summer 2017 Dior put its own spin on it. Jackets, vests, and dresses bore signature details of the sport: quilting, straps, and studs, with a nod of a hat or visor. Gorgeous graphic dresses, knits, and skirts; on-trend below the knee skirts paired with red Moto jackets and…