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

And the Color is RED

And the color is RED!!!  Shades of Red were spotted on runway models during A/W 17-18 Milan Fashion Week, from Max Mara head-to-toe looks and Giorgio Armani separates to Fendi boots and accessories. The color Red was definitely on the creative minds of several Milan showing designers for the future A/W 17-18 season.  Check out some of […]

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

Runway Trend: Military inspirations

“Military clothes are part of the fashion vernacular now” -Marc Jacobs From New York to Paris, Military fashions were dominant on Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear runways, as well in Pre-Fall 2015 collections.  Fatigue pants, cargo pockets, slightly oversized shapes, uniformed style, and big buttons on Marc Jacobs runway; Chanel’s nautical looks and navy stripes; and Sonia Rykiel’s tailored pants and shades … Continue reading

Top 6 Spring 2015 Menswear Collections

Ready-to-Wear and Couture collections receives lots of coverage during fashion weeks.  But I always love to highlight Menswear collections.  These collections are 6 of my favorites from Spring 2015 Menswear.  Enjoy!! Alexander Wang and Balmain  Streetwear, Sportswear, and Urbanwear. For the young, trendsetting, urban Man      Dior  Homme and Gieves & Hawkes Always love a nice, fitted … 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’ NYC Designers I’m Loving – Spring 2015

NYFW SS15. While scrolling, clicking, and viewing as many fashion shows I could, three designers/ labels seriously grabbed my attention. I am always ecstatic when I find talent and designers that are new to me. Porsche Design, Rosie Assoulin, and David Tlale, I loved all three collections this season and I will definitely be keeping my … Continue reading

Runway Highlight: Giambattista Valli Fall 2014 Couture

“A girl wakes, maybe she’s still dressed from the night before, maybe she swathes herself in a striped sheet or slips into her beau’s pj’s. It’s bright so she puts on sunglasses. Her head hurts. She wraps it in a napkin from the champagne bucket. And she goes for a walk in the garden. There’s … Continue reading

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