Archive for the ‘Designer Collections’ Category

Designer Collections: Colette Dinnigan Ready-to-Wear Fall 2010

May 27, 2010

Collette Dinnigan gets ladylike with her latest fall collection. The looks are soft, feminine and stylish, perfect for the fashionista with glamor on her mind.

Designer Collections: Bottega Veneta Cruise 2011

May 18, 2010

Bottega Veneta captures the epitome of the vacation season with relaxed looks from their 2011 cruise wear collection.

Designer Collections: Chanel 2011 Cruise Collection

May 12, 2010

Chanel channels its inner chic with crisp and cool looks for the 2011 cruise collection. We selected some of the best and coolest looks from their latest show.

Parties & Events: Caribbean Fashion Rocks in NYC

April 28, 2010
 Hannah Rhee with models from the fashion show.

Yeah mon…Caribbeans know fashion too. The Caribbean Fashion Rocks events took place at LQ Nightclub in NYC complete with a ton of colors, elaborate prints and reggae artists in tow. Kingsley Cooper, CEO and founder of Pulse Modeling Agency in Jamaica was honored at the event.

Designer Collections: Old Navy’s New Look for Fall 2010

April 26, 2010

 Old Navy is attempting has created a fall collection worthy of mentioning. I have to say the last couple of years of their fall fashion has kinda sucked a bit. This new collection looks promising though. The pants appear to be more tailored, the blouses get more fluff and the sweaters have more variety.

I don’t normally wear ponchos but the one pictured above  is pretty cool, but I would add a belt. The fur vests are great paired with jeans and the tiered skirts are ladylike and trendy.

 Bottom line: Looks like Old Navy is making a comeback. 
What do you think?

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Designer Collection: Marchesa Bridal Gowns for Spring 2011

April 15, 2010
Cascading ruffles make this gown a winner.

Marchesa debuted their Spring 2011 bridal gown which included lots of frou-frou, appliqué, cascading ruffles and lace. Star numbers included a draped gown with asymmetric flower appliqués and cascading tulle ruffles.

Fashion & Style News: Tom Ford Assembling Design Team for Women’s Line

March 28, 2010
From Ford’s final run at Gucci for fall 2004.

Designer Tom Ford is compiling his design team for his new women’s ready-to-wear collection. Known for his spectacular marketing efforts and popularity among the celebrity set, Ford has yet to set a date for when his collection will launch. But one thing is clear, he’s going after the best designers in the business to help him create the line.

Current designers on tentatively on board include Givenchy women’s ready-to-wear designer, Caroline Tixier and Alexander McQueen accessories designer Pablo Coppola. Rumors are circulating that Ford plans to have the collection ready for fall 2011, giving him a little more than a year to prepare.

The exterior of Ford’s Vegas store.

The former Gucci designer is said to be contemplating a New York or Milan debut as well as scouting for retail partnerships for the brand. Financing is also an issue, as many investors are reluctant to shell out money due to the economy.

Currently Ford has a licensing deal with the Ermenegildo Zegna Group for his men’s collection, as well as the Marcolin Group for eyewear and Estee Lauder for fragrances and beauty products. We’ll be watching Ford closely as his women’s brand develops.

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Fashion & Style News: Introducing the Vivre Riche Fashion Line

March 19, 2010

Vivre Riche is a new fashion line which launched this spring just in time for fall 2010. The collection was shown in Miami at the W Hotel’s Wet Bar this week. Vivre Riche is the brainchild of DJ Frank Delour.

Fashion Week: Burberry Prorsum

February 25, 2010

 Best known for their trench coats, Burberry has propelled outerwear to a whole new level. The fall 2010 collection is dominated by coats, pencil skirts, boots and draping. Giant collars and military-inspired looks are paired well with the slim-fitting skirts and leggings. Wine, olive, mustard, mahogany, black, and navy hues are plentiful. The looks in this collection are one of the most impressive to date.


Fashion Week: Aquascutum Fall 2010

February 23, 2010

Coats, jackets and long skirts were the center of attention for Aquascutum. The latest fall collection is combining daytime chic with evening glamor, complete with adornment and detail. It’s almost as if the models were dressed for an formal ball at a ski-lodge, complete with puff jackets and toe-dusting gowns. But it’s cool though! I’m digging this collection, simply because the garments were flawless and the models carried them off with no problem. Sometimes the simplest and most amazingly usual looks are the best. This is one of those times.