Archive for September, 2010

Carlos Miele: All about curves

Carlos Miele: All about curves
Carlos Miele is the man behind the curves which represent the whole experience his brand offers. His Spring/Summer Collection 2011, presented during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, NY, was an anthem to the female curves which were the main pattern together with secondary such as the butterflies,...
September 30th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Custo Barcelona: Charming Confusion

Custo Barcelona: Charming Confusion
I liked very much the lighting effects at the Custo Barcelona Spring/Summer 2011 show in NY, though this element didn’t helped me at all taking good photos of runway models. Some Custo looks were really hot, preferably the dresses with the ribbon-like adornment, the cut out motifs, the feathery...
September 30th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Venexiana is Hot and Glamorous

Venexiana is Hot and Glamorous
A multi-faceted, multi-talented personality, Kati Stern – fashion designer, architect, classically trained pianist and flamenco dancer – gave to her audience a rainbow of playful gowns, full of glamorous details and positive energy which lifted everybody’s mood and eyes up. That was...
September 29th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Fashion’s Night Out in NY

Fashion’s Night Out in NY
Olivia Palermo and her friends – DVF Party during FNO, Sep. 10 2010 For NY Fashion’s Night Out, this season, we chose the Meatpacking District, and especially the DVF party which was really glamorous and took place at the designer’s headquarters. The whole current collection was presented...
September 28th, 2010 | News | Read More

Charlotte Ronson’s Grungy-Chic

Charlotte Ronson’s Grungy-Chic
Charlotte Ronson’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection and show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, NY, was colorful and delightful, innocent and artistic. It reminded as of springtime picnics, garden parties and girls’ diaries full of sweet notes about what to wear on a possible first date. Water color-effect...
September 28th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Students Spread their Style

Students Spread their Style
The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California presented at Lincoln Center during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in NY, the incredible creations of its students; Cara Chiappetta, April Howard, Maria Korovilas, Jungah Lee, Louie Llewellyn, Camilla Olson, and Xiang Zhang. Τhe...
September 27th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Fiona Cibani’s Debut

Fiona Cibani’s Debut
The sudden transition from sandy to jewel tones, can be paralleled to the transition from the desert to the oasis, which was Ports 1961 Spring/Summer 2011 collection’s main concept. Elegant cloths in flowing/shiny fabrics, full of smart drapery and well put details reassure the brand’s inclination...
September 27th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Uzbek Fashion in NY

Uzbek Fashion in NY
Guli Spring/Summer 2011 collection and show, during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in NY, was characterized by predominant Uzbek elements such as traditional woven fabrics, oriental accessories (i.e. hats, shoes and jewelry), folk patterns and exotic color palette. Those ones were further accentuated...
September 27th, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Sportmax is Smart and Classical

Sportmax is Smart and Classical
Due to its special relation with MaxMara, the Sportmax collection is dealing mostly with timeless elegance, though in a more innovative sense. Italian style enriched with French inspiration – elements from the 1967 French musical “Les Demoiselles de Rochefort” (Catherine Deneuve and...
September 25th, 2010 | News | Read More

The End of Toxins

The End of Toxins
A new botanical ingredient, which sounds “rare”, the Himalayan golden flower’s concentrate, used in Tibetan medicine for centuries, is the basis of Chanel’s ultra-luxe and exclusive purification medium, the Sublimage Essential Revitalizing Concentrate. It is a serum that promises...
September 24th, 2010 | Beauty | Read More

Korean Style by Orlando Pita

Korean Style by Orlando Pita
One of the most famous hairstylists in NY, Orlando Pita created magnificent looks for the models at the Carolina Herrera Spring/Summer 2011 show, during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. The inspiration came from the perfectionist Korean attitude on dressing up. Such an inspiration required precision in execution,...
September 24th, 2010 | Hair | Read More

Mary Katrantzou at a Station

Mary Katrantzou at a Station
The London-based Greek designer Mary Katrantzou who was in Singapore in late May to stage a show at the inaugural Asia Fashion Exchange’s Star Creation competition gala dinner, made a huge impression with her Spring/Summer 2011 collection presented at a deserted Eurostar Waterloo Station platform built...
September 24th, 2010 | News | Read More

Pyrenex Pops Up in London

Pyrenex Pops Up in London
Pop-Up Shops are trendy the last seasons at London Fashion Week. During the previous one we had such “boutiques éphémères” by Rimmel and Lula Magazine. This time we have Pyrenex’s which will remain open until Sep. 30 at 32 Dover Street. There, you can actually get some of the most...
September 23rd, 2010 | Shopping | Read More

Concept Korea at MB Fashion Week

Concept Korea at MB Fashion Week
Sep. 9, 7 p.m. at Lincoln Center, “Theater” – Concept Korea show was the first delicious moment after a series of delays and waiting at the airport due to cancelled flight. Relief and joy filled up my mind, urging me to forget that I had already lost the first shows of the day. Korean designers/artists,...
September 22nd, 2010 | Catwalk | Read More

Fall 2010’s Bolds and Neutrals

Fall 2010’s Bolds and Neutrals
One of the hottest nail lacquer trends is that of darker shades such as deep blue and brown or even black. Nevertheless dark this fall could also mean burgundy and maroon in metallic versions. Those ones are suitable to almost every skin tone. Shine, glittery or metallic, is beyond any question, the...
September 22nd, 2010 | Beauty | Read More