A former schoolteacher, McLaren's new wife brought the punk movement to fashion by infusing clothes with safety pins, chains and bondage. She is now of course, British fashion icon Vivienne Westwood. In the 1990's, Jean-Paul Gaultier was the bad boy of the designer set with his bleached...

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...

Congratulations designers, you made it. The fashion design graduates of Parsons New School of Design held its first runway show in its new digs last night. I'll start with the menswear designers. As you can see above, there were some dapper collections with some retro intellectual styling by...

There has never been a better time for technology in fashion. Epson America presented Epson Digital Couture as a showcase for fashion designers from South America and North America who have been creating with their dye sublimation printers. Even now, many clothing brands are still printing...

Ralph Pucci is an accomplished product designer who frequently collaborates with the top fashion designers like Diane Von Furstenburg, Ruben Toledo, Christy Turlington, Anna Sui... Is a mannequin just a big doll where you hang clothes on like a coat hanger? Or is a mannequin the embodiment...

Several fashion designers have shown models beyond the typical "runway model" shape and proportion to reflect the diversity of their customer better. Lars referred to his new season, both ready-to-buy fall 2016 and spring 2017 as "inclusive" sizing. His fans demanded his beautiful work to...

Ruia Boutique: This is an intimate shop in Soho that sells a mix of luxury European designers like Missoni and local indie designers like Kora Mancini of Korada Boots. The fact that their goodies are 75% is epic. Grab some sweet shoes before Labor Day weekend to welcome the fall...

In Fashion, it's hard to tell what's really real. There is so much hype around everything. So many euphemisms, so many sales gimmicks, and so much "positioning" that to get to what really is going on... that takes some hard looks. This week we have quite a few thought-provoking posts that have...

Some of the most coveted fashion designers, Tory Burch, Alice + Olivia and Botkier handbags are having their well-timed sample sales for your elite gift giving (even if it is to yourself). Alice + Olivia: The fun ready to wear line is consistently restocking current season frocks in all...

The NYC Easter Parade is a tradition for the fashionable to flaunt their style that dates back to the 1870s. The head gear has evolved way beyond an elegant bonnet and has expanded to wearable art, fashion designer masterpieces, protest symbols or an afternoon of family crafts. There's me in...

 

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