During the week I skipped class to see the new spring collection by Kurt Geiger. Since the launch of their accessory line, I've been quite mesmerized by their designs.. The new collection was beautifully bright and surprisingly ladylike. The mix of sorbet hues and retro prints made me crave...

When I finally put this book down I knew I had to recommend it to my students in class who wish to be stylists or work in fashion, but have told me they don't know much about it. This is a good jump-start, as I'm sure you'll realize you know more than you think once you start reading it.

In May of this year a former public pool in the Dagenham section of East London was drained, a complex of wooden ramps was constructed, and in less than two weeks a world-class venue for a BMX competition was born. The contest, which came to be known simply as "The Pool," was an...

in the middle of finals week for my classes, but I'm hoping to gather my notes and post the interviews of Ken Ferraris – Visual Manager of Barney's NY (San Francisco location) and Terry Guiterrez, Visual Merchandiser of Macy's (San Francisco location). They were both kind enough to come to...

Last week in pointe class, I was the only girl who turned up. Awkward. I immediately felt bad for our teacher, Shona, since the girl she likes teaching most, Ali, wasn't there. Ali has lots of ballet experience and I think Shona prefers teaching her because she can do everything away from...

This week, my photography class took a trip to Pittsburgh's Strip District – an open-air, public market not far from campus. In the midst of bright floral bouquets, fresh produce and colorful handmade wares, Audrey's vibrant outfit seemed just as cheerful. Her style struck me as genuine and...

It's finals week for the classes I teach, as well as the final week for the construction program I manage, and I've had an industry event to attend almost every night!!!!! AND – I made the foolish mistake of actually allowing my students to turn in late assignments. Great for the students,...

Headquartered at Lincoln Center, home of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the M-Class Fashion Ranger SUV is patrolling Manhattan and carrying out fashion expeditions such as a search for best gazelle like legs, the wildest shoes, Alpha editor sightings, an animal print rescue, and a hunt for the...

My quest for improved fitness and weight loss continues with a week of intense classes at Barry Bootcamp commencing next week - watch out for my whining tweets! If you're a fan The Kardashians, you may recall an episode, in spin off series Kim and Kourtney Take New York, where the girls...

Check out all of my favorite shopping picks for the week... This cozy knit will work as a coat in mild climates, and a layering piece in colder climates. Slow fashion label Everlane is known for crafting luxe pieces both ethically and efficiently, resulting in affordable prices you can...

 

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