Archive for February, 2014

Oh These Wonderful Crystals!

Oh These Wonderful Crystals!
This was the necklace I was wearing throughout the NY MB Fashion Week  FW 14, mostly because I could easily mix and match it with all my outfits which were more or less playing with darker shades such as purple, black, and grey. It’s a wonderful Erdem necklace made of beautiful pink, purple,...
February 27th, 2014 | Shopping | Read More

La Perla’s new phase and faces!

La Perla’s new phase and faces!
La Perla celebrated the re-opening of its Milan flagship boutique on Via Montenapoleone with special guest Mariacarla Boscono. Mariacarla Boscono  is one of the three faces for the La Perla Fall/Winter 2014 campaign. Also in attendance to celebrate the Milan flagship re-opening with La Perla Vice Chairman...
February 23rd, 2014 | Shopping | Read More

My MBFW FW 14 Selfies in NYC!

My MBFW FW 14 Selfies in NYC!
As a regular at the MB Fashion Week in NYC, I know that in February chilly weather and possible snowstorms pose the greatest of challenges to my quest of setting up a chic, eye-catching wardrobe. Smart layering is the key to a picture-perfect look for a journalist attending the FW shows. With this premise...
February 20th, 2014 | News | Read More

Modern Spirituality, Cool Darkness and Survivor Spirit in NYC!

Modern Spirituality, Cool Darkness and Survivor Spirit in NYC!
There were three predominant trends or ideas during the NY MB Fashion Week FW 14, closely related to each other. It was the survivor spirit, modern spirituality, and the element of cool darkness! The whole setting was an indicator of this, while the designers amplified the general aura through their...
February 19th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

Less was More at the NY MB Fashion Week!

Less was More at the NY MB Fashion Week!
I know that some designers such as respectable Mr Oscar de la Renta made a major contribution to the idea of strict editing of the audience at the NY MB Fashion Week this time. As a journalist who attended more than 50 events and fashion shows this season and as a regular at the NY Fashion Week, I must...
February 19th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 8

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 8
My eighth day at the MB NY Fashion Week was in the midst of a mini snowstorm, which forced people to dress heavily – even those attending the Ralph Lauren show – adopting fur-trimmed hoods, beanies, snowboots and some raincoats! I saw smart fancy outfits such as colorful fur, fancy winter...
February 14th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 7

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 7
My seventh day at the MB NY Fashion Week was mostly Asian in spirit and style, since all of the designers I saw were somehow of this origin. At Lie Sang Bong – who is one of my favorites – I loved the monochrome looks with some accent of black everywhere, the super structural and geometrical...
February 13th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 6

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 6
My sixth day at the MB NY Fashion Week started with the amazing space-age Diesel Black Gold show, featuring avant-garde metallic shine, dynamic silhouettes, high-tech fabrics, denim, and leather in an exquisite super fresh mix! The futuristic mood of Creative Director Andreas Melbostad proved to be both...
February 12th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 5

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 5
My fifth day at the NY MB Fashion Week started with the very feminine and sophisticated Noor by Noon show, featuring interesting colors and textures! I saw intricate beading, avant-garde color-blocking, eye-catching prints, studded pieces, transparencies and in general a very elegant interplay of the...
February 11th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 4

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 4
My fourth day at the MB NY Fashion Week had mostly to do with elegance,  confidence, impeccable style and great technique. Each one of the designers had exquisite style and a knack for something unique! At David Tlale I really got wowed by the perfectly tailored, super feminine silhouettes and the neutrals...
February 10th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 3

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 3
My third day at the NY MB Fashion Week started with an amazing Ruffian FW 14 show instilled with monkish spiritual flavor and filled with interesting colors, contrasts and prints! It was partly medieval, partly sacred with an implied religious theme and many interesting ideas such the red tights, the...
February 9th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 2

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 2
My second day at the MB NY Fashion Week was somehow diverse and intriguing, in the sense that it was a blend of different styles and lifestyles. It started with Carmen Marc Valvo and a sharp type of glamour infused with provocative contrasts and luxurious details! Lots of red and black on body-flattering...
February 8th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 1

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Day 1
That day started very early for me, and hitting Lincoln Center at 8am, I felt that I was literally kicking off MB NY Fashion Week myself! I was backstage at the BCBG Max Azria FW 14 fashion show, waiting on a long line to get an interview from Lubov Azria. I saw all the preparations, and was lined up...
February 7th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Preview

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Preview
This was a very interesting pre-fashion-week day, full of shows and presentations talking about wearability. I didn’t expect it to be that busy! NYC is always a source of excitement! I was very impressed by the beautiful combos of materials at the Ann Yee presentation. The designer gave us an interview...
February 5th, 2014 | News, Catwalk | Read More