Label We’re Watching: Afromania

Afromania, the buzzy brand from London-based Nigerian designer Nkwo Onwuka, has finally landed Stateside. I first spied the Afro-chic label on Noisettes vocalist/bassist Shingai Shoniwa but, sadly, couldn’t track it down anywhere in the US. At least until last week, when I spotted my super-stylish friend Linda shining in one of the line’s eye-catching ribbon-neck […]

Live from London Spring 2012 Fashion Week: Japanese Style is BIG for Spring

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. The Scene: It will forever more be known as the ultimate runway: the Tate Modern’s expansive five storey high and seemingly endless Turbine Hall served as Matthew’s show space. Exciting because he’s the first fashion designer to ever show there. The Look: All things […]

A Movie with DVF-designed Uniforms? Yes, Please!

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. (Photo Credit: Jessica Miglio, Courtesy of Anchor Bay Films) Tanner Hall the first feature-length film from Tatiana von Furstenberg (yep, the designer’s daughter) and Francesca Gregorini, follows four boarding school seniors making their way, messily, to adulthood. Fernanda (Rooney Mara) pursues an affair with […]

How to Make Whites Even Brighter

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. Follow these tips to help make your white shirts even brighter. (These tips are especially useful for brightening men’s white t-shirts.) For T-shirt underarm stains: Put your tees in the machine and add detergent as usual. When the basin is completely full of water, […]

Look for Less: Coco Brandolini

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. Boho-chic trendsetter Coco Brandolini, fashion consultant for brands like Alberta Ferretti and Adam Lippes, is a fixture on the style scene. We love the way she mixes elegant staples like a knee-length cocktail dress and tousled hair for a look that is totally current, […]

The Best Dresses to Wear to a Wedding

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. My favorite thing about wedding season is the excuse to open up my budget for new dresses. Unlike bridesmaids attire (another animal entirely), semi-formal summer wear can easily transition into everything from early fall wardrobes to mid-winter vacation wear. Plus, the timing could not […]