The runway didn't yield many must-haves, but for a designer like Lim, it usually doesn't. The accessories magic comes when these ideas are then married with the commercial wisdom that creates great handbags, and I have every faith in him that in a few months, we'll see just that. After all,...

Get eyes ready for opening night with this limited-edition smolderEYES Amazonian clay waterproof liner collection.The captivating set includes 6 naturally pigmented smolderEYES liners to create a variety of versatile eye looksinspired by the starlets of yesteryear. An amazing set of...

Fashion has a way of galvanizing and helping out in times of crisis the only way fashion knows how: retail. Hence, in the wake of the tragedy in Japan, some of your favorite designers and labels are offering ways to aid your closet and aid Japan's recovery effort. FI's Sam Lim in Opening...

In response to the unspeakable tragedies continuing to unfold in Japan a number of stores and companies are doing what they can to offer their support financially. I grew up in Japan and continue to consider Tokyo my hometown so this is an issue especially close to my heart. One of my...

Tsunami and Earthquake of Japan that happened March 11, 2011. These are the types of footage that you only see in movies and I can't believe it is happening in real life. We are safe, we should thank God, but let us not forget our brothers and sisters suffering in Japan. People who are...

If you're curious about ways you can help Japan during this terrible time of crisis, Michael Angelo's Wonderland Beauty Parlor has a way. This Friday, March 25, they will donate 100 percent of the proceeds to the Japanese Red Cross when you purchase the To Japan With Love package. This package...

helping hand to those affected by the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami inJapan. Lush will soon release several limited edition products with 100% of the proceeds going to Japanese charity organizations. Choose from The Rising Sun soap, a skin softening bar that resembles the Japanese...

I especially love how many of the looks were inspired from his past designs. The comic print sweater (2nd photo below), for instance, reminds me of this Ka-Pow sweater from his Pre-Fall '12. Accessories are also impressive. The shoulder bag in the photo above has that Pashli messenger bag...

A week ago, it was unthinkable that Japan would need help in whatever way. But after last Friday's earthquake and resulting tsunami, it became evident that no one is invincible and that every little help counts. I have made my donation through Global Giving , by sending money through...

Decent sample sales in Los Angeles are pretty hard to come by. In fact, they happen so infrequently that I don't even bother adding them into my designer deal-hunting repertoire. However when I found out that two of my favorite labels, 3.1 Phillip Lim and A.L.C., were having sample sales in...

 

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