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  • Elizabeth Taylor believed “More is More,” and it’s all up for grabs at Christie’s

    Elizabeth Taylor

    The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor auction dates December 13-16 2011, celebrating her life and legacy at Christie’s New York and online. The legendary actress and humanitarian’s estate is stunning, to say the least. From the Crown Jewels of Hollywood, her copy of the first edition of National Velvet, incredible haute couture from Dior, Valentino, Gianni Versace, to French decorative arts and furniture from Emile Galle, to her Andy Warhols. And, who cannot think of the jewels… some of the most extraordinary…

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  • Sheer For Day Or Night? Emily Blunt Does It Right…

    LACMA GALA Emily Blunt

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Work wonders in a sheer & maxi combination Actress Emily Blunt looked radiant in a decadent art-deco inspired beaded Gucci dress at a recent LACMA event in Los Angeles while donning an ingenious combination of a sheer panel paired with a dramatic maxi length.  And while heavy beading, a fitted shape and a sheer panel below the knee reads as too many ideas for one dress on paper, her Gucci number works thanks to a…

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  • Bette Midler Auction- Costumes and Possessions from the Divine Miss M

    Bette Midler Auction

    You could probably clue in that I wasn’t a generic kind of kid when I had to reach to “someone” I admired for a school project and that someone was Bette Midler… fresh out of her bath house days and immersed in campy chutzpah. Honestly, I think my mom was more impressed at the time that a large 9×12 envelope from Ms. Midler’s agent/manager arrived in the mail addressed to me with clips and autographed photos of her Divineness…. my mom…

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  • Shopping the Trends of Fall 2011- Snakeskin

    With head-to-toe prints now de riguer on runways around the world it’s time to cozy up to one of our favorite fall prints and fabrications as the alluring, graphic and even sexy use of snake & python we saw for Fall 2011 felt undeniably fresh. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Use them to add texture to all of your favorite fall looks while keeping up with the trends…here’s a look at how to pull it off. Prada (and above) Miuccia Prada used python…

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  • In the Details- Fresh Spring Ideas at Paris Fashion Week You Shouldn’t Miss

    Rochas Spring 2012

    After a month+ of consecutive international fashion shows, it can be hard to not only remember what we’ve seen, but to get a second to glance at all of the astonishing details seems sadly unlikely. That being said, we wanted to take a moment and look back at everything one could easily miss. Here’s a look at our favorite elements from all of the Paris shows starting with Rochas’ angular techno take on 50’s starlet glamor as seen above.  >> MORE: FASHION…

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  • Age Appropriate Fashion- Over 40, It’s Back to classics and how to navigate trends for Spring 2012

    The Urban Jungles of this world inevitably produce trends in fashion that make their way into closets across America. With fashion week upon us, I’m looking forward to the fashion parade outside of Lincoln Center. The young and restless work the stairs and promenade leading up to the tents ala Lady Gaga!  Yet, there are elements that can be lifted from the wreckage such as the vintage print scarfs that reemerged during the fall 2011 fashion week in February. Tied…

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  • Diane Von Furstenberg- Spring 2012 Fashion Show


    Runway Review: You will be covered with it all in DVF next Spring!  I would like to find myself dressed in the collection next April and May. The DVF woman will confidently strut in draped silk crepe, crisp wrap skirts with volumous pockets, tailored suitings, oversized, bold prints, and a hint of shimmer. The runway collection eases us in with a color palatte of soft grey, taupe, pale citron and warm coral, then it grows strong with kelly green, violet and…

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  • Fashion Flashback to Stylist & Makeup Artist: The VOGUE Mexico Cover Days- Big Jewels, Major Dresses, and Even Bigger Hair


    Fashion Archeology: We thought you’d like to dig deep into our careers and share some fab magazine covers that Brad & I worked on together! Brad Boles and I met a million years ago when I was just starting out as a stylist– fresh from a month on location in Saint Marteen for a sportswear campaign. A model had told me that Brad was looking for a stylist to work with on some covers he was doing for VOGUE Mexico…

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  • Best of Paris Fashion Week- Fall 2011 from Balenciaga, Chloe, Miu Miu, Rick Owens, Carven

    Balenciaga Fall 2011

    Best of Paris Fashion Week- Fall 2011. Runway Review Snippets: Our top 5 from Paris are Balenciaga, Chloe, Miu Miu, Rick Owens, Carven. Paris Fashion Week, as always is the most directional of cities when it comes to silhouettes and attitudes.This season, without exception, the Parisian runways offers a dramatic shift in form to a more oversized, almost cocoon shape and many with strong exaggerated shoulders. A shape that is strikingly visual on the runway and may need some modifying…

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  • Anne Hathaway Oscar Dresses- All 7 of Them, Plus 1 Pants


    We were dizzy from all the fantastic costumes changes last night! But, WOW, were they amazing! Hosting the 2011 Oscars has got to be one ma-JAR fashionchallenge. Who to wear? What to wear? How many dreses to wear? Well, why settle for one over-the-top designer gown, when you can have seven, plus one incredible pantsuit! Since we couldn’t keep track, we thought you couldn’t either so our friends at EW.comhelped with some of the credit list. The designers themselves helped with the others. Anne…

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  • Best of Haute Couture Spring 2011


    Runway Review: Paris Couture Fashion Week Givenchy, Bouchra Jarra, Valentino I don’t if it’s because of the mass appeal of Juicy Couture or simply the way its meaning evolves as it filters into mainstream vernacular, but "haute couture" although commonly perceived as a custom item of clothing of any sort or price, in actuality is a term protected by law and defined by the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Paris with very specific rights.

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  • Best of Resort Fashion- A Season Ahead, Just In Time


    A girl could lose her head. Or at least spin it around so many times that it will catapult her neck and land in a frisson of colliding fashion seasons that all ineditably fall into one: What looks right on YOU now! A girl could lose her head. Or at least spin it around so many times that it will catapult her neck and land in a frisson of colliding fashion seasons that all ineditably fall into one: What looks…

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