H&M: Affordable In Paris!


H&M Autumn Collection In The Musee Rodin In Paris, France H&M, the beloved low priced Swedish clothing company, somehow managed to flounce chic in Paris in a seriously friendly price range. With bohemian details and a monochrome palette, the collection keeps fashion fun and easy. The designer Dries Van Noten said that he began by […]

NYC Fashion Week Fall 2011: Rebecca Taylor

What: TBF attended the Rebecca Taylor Fall 2011 Fashion Show during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. What They Say: The Rebecca Taylor collection is best known for providing the eternally evolving modern girl with fresh, feminine clothing to compliment and refine her individual sense of style. Playful use of color, prints and textures in silhouettes that […]

NYC Fashion Week Fall 2011: Vivienne Tam

What: Chinese-native designer Vivienne Tam presented her Fall 2011 collection and we were there to see it all. What they said: “Fall 2011 is about duality, a balance of new and old, ancient and modern,” the show notes said. “My starting point is the elaborate costumes of [The Kun Opera]. I turn this fantasy into […]

New York Fashion Week Fall 2011: Venexiana

What: TBF attended the Venexiana Fall 2011 Fashion Show. What They Say: Offering exquisite fabrics, focused tailoring and witty embellishments, Venexiana is the go-to fashion house for rock-n-roll haute couture.  Launched in 2003, the collection is sold at Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and other leading retailers around the world. What We Say: Venexiana truly […]

New York Fashion Week Fall 2011: The Academy of Art

What: The Academy of Art University’s School of Fashion presented its Fall 2011 graduate collection and we checked it out. What they said: Last year, The New York Times enthused, “How was it possible that clothes from six selected students with global origins … could seem more inventive and creative than established New York brands? […]

NYC Fashion Week Fall 2011: Nicole Miller

What: Nicole Miller presented her Fall 2011 collection at fashion week and we attended. What They Say: “Angles over curves with a menswear influence,” Miller’s collection featured tuxedo jackets, pant suits and interesting features around the shoulders. Pants, slouchy and slim, were the designers new focal point, with accents such as quadrilaterals and triangles printed […]

New York Fashion Week Fall 2011: Tadashi Shoji

What: LA-based designer Tadashi Shoji showed his Fall 2011 dress collection and TBF attended. What They Say: Tadashi Shoji’s designs are known for their simple elegance and effortless ability to float across the runway. “The art of birds dancing … branches intertwining … light reflecting in water,” his show notes stated. The collection featured softly […]

New York Fall Fashion Week: The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection

What: We attended the Heart Truth Red Dress Fashion Show, an annual event featuring celebrity models wearing designer gowns to support hearth health and raise cause awareness. What They Say: The Heart Truth is a national awareness campaign for women about heart disease sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of […]

Porter Grey Fall 2011 Fashion Presentation

What: Porter Grey showed their small but versatile Fall 2011 collection today at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. What they say: Sisters Alexandra and Kristen O’Neill say their collection is built on versatile foundation pieces, boasting beautiful garments infused with an urbane elegance and relaxed sophistication. They’re goal is to create a fresh, crisp and classic […]