Fabulous Fashion: Dior’s New Look To Now Exhibit

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibit was certainly titled appropriately, abounding with fabulous fashion from post war era to modern times. Upon entering, I was greeted with Dior’s New Look, the inspiration for the exhibition, which changed the silhouette and hemline of wartime garments back to full skirts, cinched waists, and floor lengths as a…

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 […]

Givenchy Couture FW16 Fall/Winter 2016

The Givenchy Couture FW16 Fall/Winter 2016 collection was a mix of the unwearable and originality met with attention to detail. Ill-fitting party streamer and fringe dresses added volume to the natural waistline and did nothing for the models. The mirror mosaic reveal beneath black beaded zipper paneled blazer was a unique twist on blazers similar…

Givenchy Spring/Summer 2017 Menswear

The Givenchy Spring/Summer 2017 Menswear runway show was full of utilitarian pockets, cross-body bags and apron-esque front-packs, zipper slit details, and graphic prints, including cash money, checkers, and camo.  Bucket hats paired with longline suits and sneakers,  pinstripes contrasting camo, Givenchy SS17 was an interesting albeit less commercial show.

Resort 2017 Fashion Shows

Helmut Lang Altuzarra Boss Isa Arfen Givenchy: youthful yet mature, edgy and ethereally feminine, the Givenchy Resort ’17 collection was beautiful, fun, chic and wearable. Norma Kamali Marchesa is known and renowned for its carpet-worthy gowns. The Resort ’17 collection was full of beautiful dresses and gowns, embellished with feathers, beading, and floral embroidery. I…

Met Ball 2016: Manus X Machina

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…

Givenchy Fall/Winter 2016 Paris Fashion Week PFW FW16 AH16

Givenchy Fall/Winter 2016 Paris Fashion Week was Egyptian inspired with hieroglyphic graphics, including the eye of Horus, all seeing eye fishnet, animal prints- leopard, snakeskin, sun disk zippers, a rich color palette of deep blue-black, red, gold, purple, bronze, rust, burnt golden rod, black, and cream, thigh high boots, coats, jackets, dresses, skirts, and separates- including…

Fashion Ads

I said I was all of a sudden going to look a lot more normal with the onset of the androgyny and dandy trend for fall, 😂.  The Versace ad shown below looks like it could’ve been styled in my closet…yes, I have leather meggings (although it was for Halloween).    I can’t recall seeing a…

Beauty Bandits: Sephora Concealers

Sephora In-Store Beauty Bandit Beauty Break In with a like social commentary on racial police brutalities or fatalities really and the media and law enforcement’s way of sweeping it under the rug. Concealers tried out included YSL Touche Eclat, Givenchy Mister and Teint Couture Embellishing Concealer, as well as the Kat Von D concealer in…

Givenchy SS16

Givenchy Spring/Summer ’16 was a continuation of the athletic inspiration, meets Jesus and impeccable dress wear.  The suits, coats, jackets, pants, everything was classic, perfect, not original but classic.  The sheer shirts below the suits did give it a modern look.  Jesus’ face got copied and pasted back and forth on shirts, jumpsuits, pants…it was…