When I walk through the streets of Soho, I feel like I am walking through a herd of soldiers in a uniform. Individuality and creativity seem to come second while being on trend has taken precedent. It is pleasing to see … Continue reading Street Style or Street Styled?
Imagine wearing the most fashionable and luxurious designer gowns and tuxedos to a New York Fashion Week party and being turned away at the door for not following the dress code. “DRESS TO KILL” is Marc Jacobs’ innovative idea for … Continue reading Step Up Your Look or Be Turned Away?
Recently, there has been an increase in older women gracing the ad campaigns of top labels and designers — golden girl crushes, if you will. Joan Didion, famed American novelist and literary journalist, was recently featured in a Celine ad. She sits on couch in an all black ensemble with a large pair of black sunglasses perched on her nose. She looks fabulous. Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was featured in Yves Saint Laurent’s campaign, gracing the glossy pages of many magazines. It doesn’t stop there, and it shouldn’t; Twiggy, iconic English model, is the face of L’Oreal Paris for 2015. … Continue reading Fashion Industry Makes Strides Towards Starring Senior Icons
Note: This article is Part 2 of 2 opinion pieces covering fast fashion. Part 1 can be viewed here. Last week I trekked through the overbearing maze of Forever 21, trying to grab a pack of socks, and get out before being seduced … Continue reading Artistic License vs. Fast Fashion: Where is the Line?
Note: This article is Part 1 of 2 opinion pieces covering fast fashion. Part 2 can be viewed here. While flipping through runway collections on Style.com, I find myself lusting after certain looks in every collection. Perhaps that amazing color-block … Continue reading Fast Fashion: Leveling the Playing Field
A model in the fashion industry appears to have one of the most glamorous professions in the world. They are rich, beautiful, and have some of the most exclusive merchandise at their fingertips. However, these perceptions are part of the … Continue reading Model Health: All Things Considered
Note: This article is Part 1 of 2 opinion pieces covering Kim Kardashian and Vogue. Part 2 can be viewed here. Media maven and scandal magnet Kim Kardashian has done what many view as unbelievable and landed herself on the … Continue reading Vogue vs. the Kardashians
In the days following the Fall/Winter 2014 season of New York Fashion Week, press outlets and fans alike noticed a strong resurgence in fur and animal skins on the catwalks. From ombré-dyed bomber jackets at Marc Jacobs to thick furry frocks in neutral tones at Michael Kors, it seems as though fur is back to its spot as one of fashion’s most coveted materials. That being said, perhaps the time has come for designers to ditch the fur and leather for chic alternatives. But can it really be done across the entire industry, and should it? I am not so … Continue reading Fur, Faux and a Middle Ground: All Things Considered