Wang, Vera

Wang, Vera Pronunciation : Veer- ra Way-ng This former Vogue senior fashion editor and New York City native, launched her first bridal collection in 1990. Since then, her name has become synonymous with bridal and evening glamour. Her collection now includes footwear, fragrance, eyewear and home furnishings. Wang, Vera – Photo Credit: veiltales.wordpress.com

Watanabe, Junya

Watanabe, Junya Pronunciation: June-yah Wah-tah-nah-bay A protégé of Comme des Garçons owner and designer Rei Kawakubo, Japanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe started his own line called Junya Watanabe Comme Des Garçons under the Comme Des Garçons Company in 1992. Using technologically innovative materials with traditional styling, Watanabe is part of the new modernist group in […]

Westwood, Vivienne

Westwood, Vivienne Pronunciation: Viv-vee-en West-would In the world of punk style, British designer Vivienne Westwood‘s name is sculpted in history. Together with her husband Malcolm McLaren, they revolutionized the punk fashion style and made it mainstream. Westwood never failed to include some British elements on her designs but she reveals it through a shocking mix […]

Williamson, Matthew

Williamson, Matthew Pronunciation: Mat-thue Wil-yum-son English fashion designer Matthew Williamson started his eponymous line in 1997 after working for fashion brands Marni and Monsoon Accessorize. Williamson’s designs immediately gained attention for using bright colors, prints and intricate designs with Indian influences. He gained a great deal of attention when he had Kate Moss, Helena Christiansen […]

Make Your Own Air Fresheners: Green Tips

I have to admit I’ve never been one for air fresheners.  I’m too cheap (and too chemical-averse) to bother.  But the holidays always inspire me…all those cookies baking in the kitchen, the hot apple cider simmering on the range. A moment later I think to myself, “Hey! i can do that!”. I can have sweet […]

Yea or Nay: 2007 Fashion Trends

Gray, patent leather, stirrup pants, Uggs, lady-like suits, comfort pumps, platforms, new color combinations, skinny jeans, catsuits, 2007 has been quite a year for fashion. So what was your favorite fashion trend of 2007? Was it the return of gray? Or perhaps the return of the stirrup pant? The emergence of stylish comfort pumps by […]

Seed Sale Announced

Park Seed has announced this season’s seed sale. Each season, Park Seed orders just a tad bit more seeds to ensure they have enough and when there’s an overabundance, there’s a sale. Check it out now for the best selection of seeds, including seeds for annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables. Best-sellers like impatiens, morning glories, […]