Though many are focused on the Sochi Olympics as of late, an important event has also been going on: New York Fashion Week.
Another Fashion Month kicks off this week and designers in New York are scrambling to get their Fall 2014 collections show-ready. They needn't bother. For bloggers, celebrities and sadly, even a few editors, Fashion Week is more of a time to be seen than see the collections.
Taubmans paint brand has created yet another successful and intriguing collaboration. The same company that brought you ...
"Sorry, as a magazine editor, I know what it's like to flip through dozens of shots to find the right one. And, do you know what gets my e-mail gong? "That shot, her lipstick is smudged. Her shirt is wrinkled."
When I was approached to be on this current season of Project Runway: All Stars, I decided that this time, I wanted to be seen for who I truly am.
We can't rub a crystal ball and predict what's in store. So, we did the next best thing and asked top bridal gown designers to sketch their wedding visions for A-list brides.
Thinking about a career change? Watch my interview with "Project Runway" finalist Bradon McDonald about his experience going from modern dancer to fashion designer. Bradon also gives advice on how you can change careers: Plan first, and then take a dive!
I cannot stress this enough: If a trend doesn't feel like 'you' then don't push it. That's what gives us each our own individual style and voice. As Yves Saint Laurent put it, 'Fashion fades, style is eternal.' Pick and choose carefully.
I catch up with fashion designer Bradon McDonald, a finalist on Season 12 of Project Runway, about his experience on the reality competition show. Some life lessons learned: be careful what you wish for, and be ready to step up to the pressure of big opportunities.
"Charming" and "delightful" are the two words that best describe The Way We Wore: Styles of the 1930s and '40s by Marsha Hunt, a well-respected star of the golden age of Hollywood movies.
Fashion is not my career. Fashion is a way of life and clothing is one way to express and present YOU every day. It's the business of fashion that has kept the industry alive and influential for centuries.
The edgy, snarly yet bombastic Mercedes Benz Fashion Week downed curtains for the season with a lot of pomp and show.
Taking a few minutes off from his celebrations and preparations for New York Fashion Week, Elie Tahari talks about his life's mission and legacy and how despite his fame and the ubiquity of his line, he is still being mistaken for a woman.
Upon entering Swing, you become overwhelmed by the eclectic and gorgeous decor, clothing, smells and the contagious smile of Swing's owner, Helena Greene. Swing is a high-end concept shop in the heart of Harlem, housing up-and-coming, high-end designers from around the world.
I love the studded embellishments and have a few pieces of my own, as it suits me. On my leather booties, the studded motifs are for me a Goldilocks, just-right bit of fashion fun. But spikes? Pointy, sharp protrusions?
The fashion industry is broken not because fast fashion exists; it's suffering because designers are beginning to think like they are fast fashion outlets. It's not an easy problem to fix, but the first step is to understand that we are perpetuating our own problems.