Last winter, while talking to one of our designers, Isobel Schofield of Bryr Clogs, it hit me how many of us still sit at our corporate desk jobs dream of creating a life that gives us more freedom and control.
Borrowing heavily from such culturally relevant elements as whisper-thin lace and the corseted damsels illustrated in the classical fairytales of my childhood, designer, Ulyana Sergeenko breathes relevancy into folkloric elements that were on the fast track to extinction.
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.
This October Karl Lagerfeld will not only invade your closet but also your home. Lagerfeld has recently signed a licensing agreement with Welton London to capture the aroma of one of fashion's most iconic couture houses.
Being a fashion lover and native Angeleno, never really understood why fashion hasn't taken off here. We are a desert oasis with tons of space, sunshine and creative fodder to last a lifetime. Then, I went to my first Los Angeles fashion week event...and there was my answer.
Everything began with a handbag, silk scarf and a pair of boots graciously given as a birthday gift. From that moment on the rest became history. The two sisters combined experience, as a fashion stylist and artist, made their collaboration a no brainer.
After a well-received spring 2012 collection of easy separates and pretty dresses, fashion designer Lela Rose talks about being a mother, owning an ice cream store and playing a competitive round of Scrabble every now and then.