Get to know Erin Gordon

  “One phone book, a newspaper, 20 shopping bags, 15 paper grocery bags and three thrift-store dresses brought UCF student Erin Gordon to the attention of NBC.   Gordon, having graduated only weeks ago with a degree in photography, never imagined a class assignment would end up in the NBC window display at the famous…

The High End of Couture…Ikram in Chicago

Chicago has some wonderful shopping spots, this past weekend I accidently walked into a store called IKRAM located at 873 North Rush Street. I was completely shocked at how amazing their selection was. Ikram carries some of the most well known designers including Alexander McQueen, Thakoon, Chanel, Rodarte and more. I highly recommended this store…

Get to know Brooks, Donald

A costume and Fashion designer Brooks was born in New York, USA. He was educated at the Fine Arts School of Syracuse University, New York and Parsons School of Design. In 1958 he began designing under his own label and in the mid 1960’s he was one of the first designers to show luxurious evening…

The Downfall of Urban Outfitters….SCANDAL

Urban Outfitters has been caught ripping off artisans again. Want to learn more about it? click on the link below. http://www.inquisitr.com/109051/urban-outfitters-caught-ripping-off-indie-artisans-again/ Not to excited about this because this is a clear violation of these artists creations. What are your thoughts on this scandal for Urban Outfitters?

Have you heard of Grima, Andrew?

Grima, Andrew is a jewelry designer who was born in Rome, Italy. In 1946 he established Grima a company in London to manufacture traditional pieces of jewelry.  In the 1960’s he began to design contemporary jewelry and in 1966 he opened a shop in Jermyn Street, London where he specialized in creating gold pieces adorned…

What is a Bettina Blouse?

Introduced by Givenchy in 1952, The Bettina blouse was named after Bettina Graziani. Graziani was one of the top models in Paris who worked exclusively for Givenchy in the 1950’s. The Blouse was made of shirting, with a wide, open neck and full ruffled broderie-anglaise sleeves. This shirt because popular and then was widely copied…