Articles By: Shayna

The Legacy Continues: Elizabeth and James S/S ’13

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The talented and visionary designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen produced yet another stunning collection for their Elizabeth and James line. Using travel as inspiration, the designers produced trousers, jackets, blazers, tops and shorts that were all masterfully tailored with a certain ease to them. Read on for more 

Runway Recap: Marc Jacobs Spring ’13

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New York Fashion Week is in full swing, bringing flocks of fashion favorites from around the world to the city. Front row at Marc Jacobs‘ Spring ’13 show were notables such as; Anna Wintour, Kelly Osbourne, Alexa Chung, Rachel Zoe, Carine Roitfeld, Hailee Steinfeld and  Rose Byrne. This collection was a drastic change from last season’s surreal extravagance as the designer channeled Edie Sedgwick (a fashion icon of the late 60’s) and the “New York cool” of her time. (Edie Sedgwick) The collection […]

ICB Enlists Prabal Gurung as the New Captain

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ICB, which stands for Internation Concept Brand, is a Japanese label that was launched in 1995 with the company Onward Kashiyama and American designer Michael Kors. Since its launch, other notable designers such as Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren (aka Viktor & Rolf)  also designed for the label. But after 10 years of retail absence in America, ICB is back with the talented Prabal Gurung at the helm. Last week Barney’s New York celebrated Gurung’s collection with the label and […]

A New Option for Winter Dressing in 2012

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Watch out wool there’s a new winter fabric in town this year and it’s name is leather. Designer’s including; Yves Saint Laurent, Rag & Bone, Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang, McQueen and Givenchy incorporated leather skirts and dresses into their fall/winter ’12 collections. These leather additions can be elegant of edgy, and can add just the right amount of toughness to your winter wardrobe this coming fall season. Since the style comes in an array of cuts, styles and colors […]

A Look into the Life’s Work of Jean Paul Gaultier

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At the De Young Museum in San Francisco an exhibit featuring some of Jean Paul Gaultier‘s greatest work astonished each and every attendee as each garment was intricately designed. Each section of the exhibit showed collections from various times of his life: there were even pieces from his first ever collection. His masterful and borderline weird couture collections used materials such as feathers, alligator skins and satin ribbons, and one piece even took as long as 1006 hours to be completed. Read on for […]

Runway Recap: Valentino Haute Couture A/W 2012/13

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   Classical music with a modern undertone played softly as the models walked the runway for Valentino’s A/W haute couture 2012 collection. Timeless elegance was the overall tone of the show as garment after garment exemplified the age old essence of ladylike grace. Valentino’s collection comprised of designs that were all elegant, glamorous and simple. Easy, chic, classic silhouettes floated down the runway showcasing several trends including; floral, embroidery, chiffon, floor length silhouettes and colors –red, […]

In the World of Fashion Icons: Sarah Jessica Parker

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The name Sara Jessica Parker is synonymous with Sex and the City fashion goddess Carrie Bradshaw, and just like Ms. Bradshaw, SJP keeps it stylish, chic and cool at all times. From the screen to real life, Sarah Jessica Parker always looks fabulous whether it be on the red carpet or on the streets of NYC. This fashion icon, who has been creating style milestones for several years, constantly graces the pages of magazines and […]