Get your big break at the Independent Handbag Designer Awards this year. Past winners have had their bags featured in InStyle magazine, their collections produced and manufactured for Saks Fifth Avenue. Students have had scholarships and collaborations with major brands. Prizes include a huge...

deconstruction of the Bauhaus and Dada movements of that era were represented in the constructed, architectural style lines of jackets and dresses. This was contrasted with the slowing metallic silks and velvets, putting the "silver" in silver screen beauty. I loved the silhouettes of this...

Indie designer Christopher Lowman styled his Spring 2018 collection along with a collegiate theme. While the academic-inspired look is a hot trend, there was something darker and in tune with current times. There were team jackets and sweaters. Cropped pants were paired with New Balance...

While the rebellious spirit of the socialite was a muse for the designer, the aesthetics of the inspiration are a little more subtle. There were some 1920's and 1930's silhouettes. The turban styled hair, the bias pleat evening gowns had the glamour of madcap heiresses of old Hollywood movies....

Industrial design and fashion design are incestuous in their muses. Sleek, fast cars like the new Chevy Malibu are inspired by the lifestyles of the drivers. Fashion designers inspired by the electric colors, hot metal and luxurious interiors of their favorite cars. One of my favorite...

The deceptively simple color of olive green was given a high fashion twist in Balenciaga's leather two-piece ensemble. Those magnificent strappy heels? They are from Jimmy Choo. Honorable mention goes to newlyweds Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert. They had a great couples ensemble. They wore...

Celebrating the best of fashion and tech! The Style Coalition has been celebrating fashion brands for innovation and influence in the social media fields with their Fashion 2.0 Awards for six years now. When they first started, many large brands were still struggling with even attempting to...

Awards. When you think country music and embroidery, my city gal snobbery thinks of denim, fringe, and chintzy beaded numbers from 1980's television specials. The reality is that the divas of country music rocked the red carpet in the most sophisticated of gowns, pulling from the best...

The CFDA Awards is known for fashion designers celebrating each other. If you are not in the industry, you stalk the red carpet for the best looks. The 2016 CFDA Awards was one of the most quotable. It was a night of accomplished women inspiring other women to reach for the top. The...

The CFDA, Council of Fashion Designers of America honored their own last night. I can't say I agree with every choice, but I will say I have never met anyone who didn't work their butt off to be here. Rihanna was honored with being the Style icon of the year. While her stylist-assisted...

 

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