Archive for the ‘Vogue’ Category

Parties & Events: 6th Annual CFDA/Vogue Awards

November 18, 2009
Sophie Theallet and Aminata Niaria
Sophie Theallet and Aminata Niaria 
Monique Péan
Runner-up Monique Péan
Chanel Iman with Thakoon in one of his designs.
Chanel Iman in Thakoon and with the designer.
Peter Som and Bonnie Morrison
Peter Som with Bonnie Morrison in his design. 
Cassie in Brian Reyes with Alejandro Ingelmo
Cassie in Brian Reyes with Alejandro Ingelmo.
Maggie Betts and Nicole Phelps with Prabal Gurung in his designs.
Socialite Maggie Betts with pal Nicole Phelps in Prabal Gurung with the designer. 
Rachel Roy and model Olu
Rachel Roy and model Oluchi Onweagba, both in Roy’s designs.

While Sophie Theallet was enjoying her shining moment as winner of the coveted grand award for design given to her by the CFDA and Vogue, party goers were schmoozing, sipping, and striking poses in their finest garb.

Who do you think was the best fashionista of color at the party? Leave us your comments!

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Fashion & Style News: Sophie Theallet Wins CFDA/Vogue Honors

November 17, 2009
Sophie Theallet
Theallet pictured with model Chanel Iman.

Fashion designer Sophie Theallet received the grand prize from the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. The gracious French-born designer brought a few good luck charms with her;a rabbit’s foot, wooden rosary beads and a wooden toy from her childhood. Well Sophie, they worked. Congratulations!

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Fashion Week London: Runway Shows, Front Row, Backstage & Beyond

September 22, 2009

Fashion Week London kicked off September 18th. On the scene were Chocolate Fashionistas and Londoners Estelle and Naomi Campbell. Honorary Chocolate Fashionista Victoria Beckham (we simply cannot ignore her fabulous style) was also on hand for runway shows and events.

Sessilee Lopez in Jeremy Scott
Estelle takes in the Jeremy Scott Spring 2010 runway show.
Looks from the Roksanda Ilincic spring collection.
Michelle Williams at Basso & Brooke
Naomi Campbell at Vogue’s Private Dinner.
Victoria Beckham arriving at the Vogue Private Dinner party.
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Parties & Events: Saks Fifth Avenue Designer Floor Launch in NYC

September 10, 2009

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and Charlize Theron kick off fashion week in style at the grand opening of the new designer floor at Saks Fifth Avenue New York Flagship store.

For more details on the Saks Fifth Avenue designer floor grand opening see our August 25th post here.

Entertainment: An Insider’s Look at The September Issue of Vogue

August 26, 2009
Go behind the scenes of the making of the September issue for the fashion bible, Vogue magazine. The infamous Anna Wintour is allowing readers, fans, and fashion aficionados alike to see what goes into publishing the issue.  
The September Issue opens in New York on August 28th and on September in Los Angeles and select cities. 
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Style Reads: Vogue’s September Issue

August 24, 2009
Must Reads: 
 Tonight’s the Night: Fashion Night Out
Nostalgia: Beverly Johnson 
View: What Price Fashion? 
Model Behavior 
In the Mood 
100 Under $500
Strong Suits

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Liya Kebede – Vogue’s August It Girl

July 16, 2009

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The August Issue of Vogue –a.k.a The Age Issue, named Ethiopian model Liya Kebede, it’s It Girl of the Month. Born January 3, 1980, the leggy Capricorn model is a devoted wife and mother, philanthropist, children’s wear designer and World Health’s Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health.

Tom Ford gave Liya her big break when he signed her to an exclusive contract for Gucci‘s Fall/Winter show in 2000 when he served as head designer. Since then she has appeared on the magazine covers of domestic and international issues of Vogue; and in advertising campgaings for Victoria’s Secret, Escada, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Revlon, Victoria’s Secret, and countless others.

Liya hails from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Catch her on page 82 of the August issue of Vogue with Christy Turlington on the cover.

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