Black Fashion History: Stephen Burrows

Friends with Warhol, dressing Cher, partying at Studio 54: Stephen Burrows born in Newark, New Jersey on May 15, 1943; is an American fashion designer based in New York City and was the designer for the drug-laced disco days—and one of the first African-American names in the industry. Known for his signature “lettuce hems” and sexy, flowing chiffons, Burrows notably…

When In Doubt… Suit it Out.. My NYFW Look

    From up town, to downtown. From Uber rides, to dripping sweat waiting for the 1 train, I braved the unforgiving humidity and heat to capture the magic of NYFW. Unable to attend day one of this long awaited celebration of fashion and knowing the rest of my week is promised to my new…

Trend: Pants Suits for Spring 2014

There is nothing like a women in a suit and for the past two years not only have I been obsessed with seeing them in editorials or on stars but I have made it my duty to have at least two in my wardrobe per season. The trend has been present on the Spring 2014…

Peter Pilotto for Target

 Philip Lim for target to the world by storm and now British fashion heavy weight Peter Pilotto is taking he time on the throne.  Working on bringing there brand to the mass consumer market, Pilotto has teamed up with Target to bring the fashion houses cleaver use of prints to their stores! The line will…

Guess my Price Tag

  $3,400.00 Stand out piece of Chanel’s  2014 runway collection, this DIY aesthetic will run you a pretty penny. Yes the price tag of the Chanel Graffiti Backpack is jarring… but let’s face it people… it’s Chanel. It is a beautiful statement piece and if you can swing that $10,000 price tag of Chanel’s Lego…

Fashion Fuel: Nike’s Metaluxe Collection

Fuel bands have been on a surge through out the fitness community, but falling short of attraction for fashion eaters. Nike has curbed this problem with it’s new collection Metaluxe FuelBand released today. The gadget used to track calories burned and the steps taken through out the day, now comes with stainless steel clasp inspired…

Rick Owens Spring 2014 Ready to wear

All my social networks, email, and messages went crazy yesterday once Rick Owens show took center stage. I have been tracking all of Paris fashion week but Owens show struct media with a sledgehammer effect. In a single moment Rick Owens questioned the entire fashion industry. I felt a lump grow in my throat as…

Mega NYFW STreet Style Post Spring 2014

It’s has been a wonder NYFW this year and as we pass the torch of Style to London we are left with amazing selections for Spring 2014. Over the years Street Style has become just as important as what is featured on the runways. People watching is one of my favorite past times and to…

Front Row Spring 2014 Ready To Wear

It was a pleasure to be see Shateria Moragne’s Front Row’s collection make it’s runway presence during fashion week last night. It was a packed house with Neyo’s artist RaVaughn lighting up the runway with an amazing performance, and a celebrity studded guest list from singer Bridget Kelly to model/social butterfly Karrueche. Shateria is clearly…

Art Institute Student Show Spring 2014 (MBNYFW)

I’m so proud of my Art institute peers who gave a great show Day 1 of Fashion Week!     It was a surreal moment seeing the collections they worked so hard on come down the runway. The ten collections were housed in MBNYFW’s largest tent and brought the entire school, tastemakers, fellow designers, and celebrities…

FIT Couture Council luncheon Honoring Michael Kors

Fashion week started off with a bang honoring the Michael Kors at FITs Annual Couture Council Luncheon yesterday at David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center. The designer received the Award for Artistry of Fashion as his industry peers looked on. The afternoon began with champange on the veranda, where stylish gate keepers of fashion…

J.Crew Women’s Fall 2013 Collection

J.Crew is a brand that gets better with time and has hit an all new level of chic with their Fall 2013 collection. The looks are polished, chic, and a edgy version of the J.Crew woman. Indulge in their beautiful women’s collection and enjoy their Mercedes Benz Fashion Week presentation video at end of post….