The Fashion Industry Has Something To Say

“As a Fashion Designer, It’s Important to Stay Politically Active.” –Georgina Chapman Politics on the runway span from Vivienne Westwood’s Spring 2013 finale showcasing a giant “Climate Revolution” banner to Chanel’s Spring 2015 female equality finale riot. From highlights of the Fall 2017 RTW season, fashion with a purpose is here to stay. With worldwide recent … Continue reading

ShakeUp in Paris

Bouchra Jarrar takes creative direction of Lanvin On March 11, 2016, “Lanvin named Bouchra Jarrar its new artistic director of women’s collections, replacing Alber Elbaz, who was ousted last after 14 successful years at the label.”  (Nicole Phelps, 2016, I have been an admirer of Jarrar, an experienced couturier and Tailor, since the first … Continue reading

Top 5 Fall 2016 Collections

These are my Top 5 Fall 2016 collections:  Chloe, M.Martin, Neil Barrett, Ryan Roche, and TSE.   What all 5 collections share in common: neutrals, some cashmere and knits, a little slouch and some leather.  Guess you can tell my style 🙂  –Chelsea

Resort defined + Resort 2017

Resort collections shown May-July, to Me, in reality have little to do with resorting or vacation, but are basically Pre-Spring/ Summer collections.  These collections give the fashion world a look into what is come in September/ October. But we’ll have to wait unto September – Spring 2017 when we see the full collections to see … Continue reading

Fall 2016 NYFW Review

Review of NYFW Fall 2016 season: Zac Posen made a strong statement with Model casting. Posen always delivers beautiful collections. There was a switch from previous seasons gorgeous dresses and gowns, FW16 collection featured many looks with pants paired with a variety of detailed embellished jackets. But the most talked about ‘feature’ of the runway … Continue reading

Minimalism – NYFW Spring 2015

Minimalism: a style, design, or technique that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity. ~Merriam Webster  I spotted a number of Minimalism inspired collections during New York Fashion Week.  The Row, Porsche Design, Trademark, and Theory are my favorite Minimalism collections from NYFW.  If you are a minimalist when it comes to style and fashion, such as myself, then … Continue reading

New York Fashion Week Has Begun!

NYFW, Spring 2015 RTW!!  What you should know… Spring 2015 RTW, live runway shows are now in motion.  In NYC, Spring 2015 RTW shows began today!  Designers and labels BCBG Max Azria, Creatures of the Wind, and Nicholas K (to name a few) showcased their Spring 2015 collections today! NYFW takes place September 4th-12th (with some beginning on … Continue reading

Top 5 F/W 2014 Menswear Collections

Off course I couldn’t forget about the Menswear! These are 5 of my favorite F/W14 Menswear collections. Enjoy!! I love me a nice Mens coat; these collections showcased some amazing, nicely tailored coats for 2014 Fall season. Adore 🙂 Ami My love affair for Ami continues with its F/W14 collection.  “I thought it was cool to get … Continue reading

5 Most Memorable Fall 2014 Runway Shows (cont.)

With Fall/Winter 2014 RTW fashions shows now ended,  I’d thought I’d create a list of the 5 Most Memorable Runway Shows, focusing on Runway’s atmosphere, Clothing, Stories, and Model Cast!! Check out the first 3 Most Memorable Runway Shows from F/W14 season!!  Chanel took its audience Grocery shopping; and continues to make Sneakers high fashion. Photo: Yannis Vlamos/ … Continue reading

5 Most Memorable Fall 2014 Runway Shows

With Fall/Winter 2014 RTW runway shows coming to an end,  I’d thought I’d create a list of the 5 Most Memorable Runway Shows, focusing on Runway’s atmosphere, Clothing, Stories, and Model Cast!! These are the first 3 Most Memorable Shows (for myself), might not necessarily be my favorite collections, but definitely Shows that I cannot forget about!!  1st … Continue reading

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