Archive for the ‘Fashion & Trends’ Category

Victoria Beckham Unveils First Signature Handbag

Singer and designer Victoria Beckham introduces her first signature handbag during her New York Fashion Week show. The statement bag, which debuted along with her Spring/ Summer 2011 line, was created in collaboration with Marc Jacobs designer Katie Hiller. “I knew what I wanted, but I needed someone with the expertise, who knew about factories,” […]

Hot Trend: Leopard Print Handbags

Leopard prints in handbags–or even animal prints in general–can be a bit polarizing, either you find it fun and glamorous, or cheap and tacky. Nevertheless, these prints are all the rage this fall as many fashion houses are stocking their shelves with the hippest leopard print handbags. Bringing one with you certainly creates a stir […]

Fall Must Have: Women's Laced-Up Boots

If there is one thing that is hot this fall, it has got to be laced up boots. There is a laced up boot for any style you would want to sport – casual cool, or glam and sophisticated, you name it. Below are some of your best laced-up boots options as named by Elle. Belle by Sigerson Morrison Suede mocassin ankle boots Belle by Sigerson Morrison’s flat, suede moccasin ankle boots have contrast stitching, fold-over top flaps, an almond shaped toe, leather soles, a visible tongue and front laces to …

Summer 2009 Handbag Trends

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Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2009

Oscar de la Renta’s pre-fall collection was a bit hopeful – judging by the rather exuberant pieces that went down his runway. There were plenty of embroidered (in black and white sequins) party frocks, beige silk faille with gold stitching, tweeds, embroidered leather skirts, and a stunning black leather jacket and faille skirt number both elaborately embroidered in gold and metallic yarn, highlighted by antique metal sequins and beads.  And if that’s not hopeful or exuberant enough, the collect…

Stars Shine At Fashion Rocks

The red carpet at New York’s Radio City Music Hall was dazzling. What with throngs of stars present to celebrate the fifth Annual Fashion Rocks – an event which celebrates the relationship between fashion and music.Some of the stunners include Charlize Theron, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Chris Brown and the boys and girls of “Gossip Girl”.Proving the music and fashion do mix, Chris Brow gamely told the Associated Press that “to be a musician and a great entertainer, you have to be a trendsetter. To be…

From Couture To Sporty

  With the Olympics on center stage this year, the fashion industry recently jumped on the ban wagon and saw the biggest sporting event ever for what it can mean to them – a massive marketing opportunity. Oh, of course there’s the idea of making our athletes look good too. Not to mention the idea of tapping the monolithic Chinese market. This explains the launch of designer sports lines due to the new sports stores mushrooming all over Beijing. Fashion V Sport Curator (at London’s Victoria and A…

Life is a Cabaret at Lingerie Americas

Lingerie Americas is giving Victoria’s Secret a run for it’s money. Sans famous super models, Lingerie America’s August 4 show was still able to bring the house down with Cabaret inspired performances and collections. The event featured professional dancers and a long and impressive line-up of international lingeries brands. The stage was reportedly “bathed in golden light and was reflected in the Art Deco mirrored columns of the Cipriani’s 23rd Street.”The show’s impressive line-up featured abo…

Andy Warhol Still Dictates

It makes sense. Art and photography legend Andy Warhol is also a fashion originator. After all, fashion is art in clothing. Come Wednesday, Warhol would have been 80 years old. Though it has been more or less 50 years since Warhol’s “Factory” was closed down, it still continues to churn out fashionistas. The “Factory” was notorious for being the hangout of “Superstars” such as Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Truman Capote and several other superstars – many of them fashion legends. The birthplace of Vel…

Calvin Klein to Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary

Calvin Klein will be celebrating its 40th anniversary by giving back to the back to the city which has so greatly shaped its heritage.The fashion house announced its plans to hold a grand party on September 7 at a venue created for the solely for this event. Architect John Pawson created right next to the city’s Jigh Line development, a 1.5 mile-long former elevated railway. This railway is being developed into a 6.7 acre park and promenade by the city of New York and Friends of the High Line. C…