Career Advice: Vera Wang

A lesson learned or two from Vera Wang. 1. It’s not just about what you design, it is who you dress. 2. Timing is everything Even though her preference was for sportswear, the opportunity in fashion in the late ’80s-early ’90s was eveningwear and bridal because those were big, expensive show-stopping pieces in the spirit of Christian Lacroix….

Purely Fabulous…Rene, Lalique

Rene Lalique 1860-1945 . Renowned Jeweler and glass designer. Born in Ay, Marne, France. Lalique studied drawing in Paris from 1876 to 1881. He worked as a goldsmith and spent some years in London before returning to Paris. Lalique opened his own company in 1885 designing and manufacturing jewelry which he sold to Boucheron, CARTIER…

Designer 3D sunglasses? Really?

So I have been reading perezhilton.com lately and I have noticed that some of the major designers are coming out with Designer 3D sunglasses. Why? Do people really need $300 dollar designer sunglasses to watch a 3D movie? What do you guys think of that? What designers did this? well Gucci and Armani are the…

Funky and Fresh meet FURIO Apparel

FURIO Apparel is a funky and fresh take on Fashion. After looking at their site I was completely intrigued and thought I had to post something about them! I like their concept and what the company is about! The pictures below are from their site. Meet FURIO Apparel. http://www.blog.furioapparel.com/718519/About FURIO is an arts-based luxury brand…

Did you know what a Peg-top skirt is?

I sure didn’t but let me tell you about this fashion trend 1920’s! A pet-top skirt is a skirt that is cut to be very full over the hips and narrow at the ankle. A popular fashion style during the 1920’s it was revived in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s as a style for evening wear. [slideshow]…

Get to know lottiefrank on Etsy

Lottiefrank makes fresh and fun fashion illustrations that are available on Etsy. I find these cute and cheeky!I love the fact that Lottiefrank uses mixed mediums and incorporates different materials into her final pieces I have included her bio below.  But take a look, and let me know what you think! Lottie Frank illustrations were…

Did you know…Redingote

Redingote – Is an English term for a ‘Riding Coat’ worn by men in the 18th century, the mid-19th century redingote was a women’s long sleeved gown with a large, turn down collar. At the end of the century a redingote evolved into a tailored outdoor garment, with a princess line cut. The coat would…

Behind the seams with Banana Republic

On twitter Banana Republic put out a amazing exclusive look behind their spring collection. Check out these fabulous pictures at http://img.ly/images/BananaRepublic