MSN Lifestyle has a very interesting slide show chronicling the history of fashion week. Here’s a quote, briefly explaining the history of fashion week, from the site: Fashion Week originally began as “Press Week” when a well-known fashion publicist named Eleanor Lambert organized the event in 1943. During the 1970s and ‘80s, designers began to [...] Read More
Six new designers have teamed up with Glamour to design six exclusive T-shirts available online at shopbop.com. 30% of the sales price of the t-shirts, by Splendid, goes to the charity each designer supports, from an organization that supports homeless shelters for women and children, to a nonprofit that provides health care for Darfur’s refugees. [...] Read More
This dress combines two of the biggest trends on the runway for Fall 2007- the bubble hem (didn’t that flop in Fall ‘05?) and the trapeze dress. Ella Moss Silk Trapeze Dress, $240.00 My thoughts: This look will be very hard for a regular woman like myself to pull off. Adding all that volume to [...] Read More
For those of you into second life…. Join the first-ever Fashion Week in Second Life on Monday, February 5th at 9pm EST, hosted by iVillage.com on a custom built runway outside of the iVillage Loft on Sheep Island. This must-see event will showcase the original creations of three of the virtual world’s top designers – [...] Read More
Yes, I’m at FW, but I can’t be everywhere at once. Here are some GREAT sources for up to the minute fashion week coverage: Fashion Week Daily- FWD writes the daily fashion week magazine, The Daily, which is sort of like the daily newsletter at your childhood summer camp- but as a glossy mag. Great [...] Read More
There is one question I ask myself every fashion week…. why does Baby Phat put on a show during fashion week? I understand the “bling” concept, but none of the people who are invited and attend the show would ever be caught dead in the clothing. The brand’s primary customers are those who shop at [...] Read More
A few month’s back, I wrote about how I saw the Proenza Schouler for Target collection and just wasn’t impressed. I liked Paul and Joe. I thought Luella was fun. I even gave Behnaz a few props for her evening dresses. But the PS line for Target’s Go International line is as bad as an [...] Read More
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