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Coming Together to Create Change: Takeaways from the 2016 Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Susan Cohn Rockefeller | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green
Susan Cohn Rockefeller

It's been almost a month since my return from a whirlwind trip to the 2016 Copenhagen Fashion Summit. The event, held under the patronage of Crown Pri...

Michael Schmidt; Haute Rocks

Carole Pope | Posted 05.18.2016 | Style
Carole Pope

it was an opportunity to do the club we always complain doesn't exist lip sync should be lip-sync and anti-lip-syncing

Florence At The Intersection Of Fashion & Tech

Sissi Johnson | Posted 02.19.2016 | Technology
Sissi Johnson

Florence. Home then to the birth of the Italian Renaissance and now to a "cultural and technological rebirth". The union of the fashion and technology...

The Faithful Shopper: Department Stores Dressed for the Season

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.02.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

New York's 2015 holiday windows are as festive and fantastical as ever! People come from far and wide to witness the spectacular scene and the ornate window displays carefully curated to show off holiday spirit and the latest merchandise.

Holiday 2014: 5 Ways To Shine Bright Like a Diamond

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 12.22.2014 | Style
Laura Rossi Totten

Remember the best fashion statement is a blend of on-trend makeup, modern hair, and channeling your own inner-sparkle. Happy Sparkling!

Pharrell Channels Michael Jackson In Swarovski Crystal Cardigan

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.16.2014 | Black Voices

While we're busy trying to convince the men in our lives to step up their suit game and invest in a proper pair of fall boots, Pharrell Williams conti...

This Smart Gemstone Cap Is The Mood Ring Of The Future

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts

It's been quite a while since we've encountered a mood ring, that glorious '90s trinket that claims to change color according to the wearer's mood -- ...

The Faithful Shopper: Casual Gems

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.24.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Anyone who knows me knows I love jewelry, from the simple to the stunning. And recently, we've had a slew of new and established jewelers opening arou...

Winging It in Spain's Bird Paradise (PHOTOS)

John Oseid | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
John Oseid

Locals used to "persecute" magnificent birds of prey, he explained, whereas "today it's a point of pride to say you have a Spanish imperial eagle on your land." Once down to 30 pairs, the species has rebounded to as many as three-hundred.

Oscars 2012 Stage Brings Back Old Hollywood Glamour (VIDEO) | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts

Last night The 84th Academy Awards once again brought sparkle to Los Angeles as the 2012 Oscars celebrated talent across the film industry. The Koda...

What Did the Stars Get? A Guide to VIP Gifts in Cannes (PHOTOS)

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.20.2013 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

There is luxury all around Cannes during this year's 66th edition of the most famous film festival in the world.

Zoe Kravtiz Designs A Celebrity Fashion Collection We Actually LOVE

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.22.2013 | Black Voices

Celebrity fashion lines are usually over exposed and leave us underwhelmed. But our hearts started doing backflips when we heard that actress/singer/m...

The Faithful Shopper: Reflections 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that we're all shopped out (even me), have returned the mistakes and planned for future purchases, it's time to take a look back on the best of New York City retail this year, and a couple of wishes for the future.

Q&A: Asif Khan at Design Miami 2012 | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts

For this year's Design Miami, Swarovski Crystal Palace commissioned Asif Khan to create 'Parhelia' a large-scale work measuring nearly 20-feet high an...

Would You Wear Swarovski Crystals... On Your Eyelids?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.27.2012 | Style

One makeup pro is daring us to go the distance.

PHOTOS: We Ate Sparkly Swarovski Cupcakes In Honor Of Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 08.31.2012 | Style

We may be outing ourselves here, but we'll admit it: we're fashion girls who love to eat. We're also fashion girls who are just a bit tired of Fashion...

Bevy Smith Launches 'Dining With Bevy: Life With Vision'

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.04.2012 | Black Voices

Bevy Smith is a media maven with a larger-than-life personality, and she's as endearing as they come. Smith, most widely known for her "Dinner Wit...

Celebrity Collector: Mackinlee Waddell

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.19.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

The talk around the water cooler these days is all about what happened last night on the new hit series, GCB (Good Christian Belles). Being from Texas, you know I tune in.

We're Giving Away Swarovski Bracelets!

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Gossip Girl costume designer Eric Daman is no stranger to collaborations. In the past, he has worked with DKNY and Charlotte Russe, and this time he's...

Dress Me Up with Something Fierce

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 03.14.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Fashion is more than the fancy frocks one puts on to avoid walking around in one's birthday suit. It provides untold creative freedom for one's soul, the ability to produce a garment for which the body can serve as a canvas, is beyond creative.

The Faithful Shopper: New Year's Wishes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are some retail events I'd like to see in the year(s) ahead. Some are more likely than others, but the holidays are a time for dreaming, aren't they?

Fashion Is No Longer So Black And White

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 01.28.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

The fashion business is not as black and white as it used to be. Gone are the days when black designers only focused on their own demographics, their own community, their "own people."

Hannah Martin's Audacious Jewelry Designs | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts meets up with London-based Hannah Martin whose rock'n'roll chic jewellery designs make way for luxury with an edge. After graduating from t...

Swarovski Crystallized and Rachel Roy Celebrate the Gift of Love: Manish Arora's Love Heart Crystal Collection

Anisha Lakhani | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anisha Lakhani

It's Monsoon Wedding cum New York, I Love You at Café Kristall, Kurt Gutenbrunner's new restaurant at the Swarovski Crystallized store in Soho. Swaro...

The Faithful Shopper: Retail Lost and Found

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The end of this year also marks the end of the decade, and so it seems appropriate to look back at how New York City retail has changed over these very dramatic 10 years.