"I'm in a roomful of people I know," Rita Wilson began her intimate set at the Café Carlyle on Thursday. Though this was not opening night, the room took on an extra glow: On one side sat Michael J. Fox, on the other, Tom Brokaw, Carolina Herrera, and Ken Auletta.
As buyers, editors, bloggers, stylists and celebrities descend upon New York City from all over the world, it is a clear reminder of the energy and excitement that fashion creates on both the runway and the street.
Now, as a man who edits the country's most widely-read women's fashion magazine, I am particularly interested in seeing what women designers have in store for women each season. After all, they undoubtedly bring a first-person perspective to the equation.
To kick off our GLAM4GOOD Pinspiration Series here are some jewels of wisdom from 5 of the world's most influential fashion designers Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan, John Varvatos and Jason Wu.