The Road to the Shows

A fashion feature I’ve been working on was published in the Eyeopener today.  Please check it out! Or read the full story below: A model in a summer frock struts down the 90-foot runway in David Pecaut Square. Fashion bloggers and editors sit in the front row, taking in the collection with a discerning eye. Backstage, volunteers scurry about, trying…
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Attitude Jay Manuel S/S 2012

Last night at LG Fashion Week, America’s Next Top Model’s Jay Manuel unveiled his Spring/Summer 2012 Collection for Attitude at Sears. The show had a full house, with people waiting over 45 minutes to get seated.  The collection was very safe, with pieces that were meant for the beach. The most exciting part of the show was when Canadian supermodel,…
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Frida Gustavsson for Elle Sweden

I haven’t posted an editorial shoot I liked in a while.  Today, I fell in love with Frida Gustavsson’s latest spread for Elle Sweden’s November 2011 issue. The gorgeous Swede was snapped by Andreas Öhlund for the mag. She’s wearing clothes by Miu Miu, Marc Jacobs and Dolce & Gabbana, styled by Linda Lindqwister.  I loved her retro hair in…
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Vera Wang Fall 2012 Bridal Collection

Here comes the bride, all dressed in… Black?  Yesterday at Vera Wang’s Fall 2012 Bridal  show, models wore wedding gowns in shades of nude and black – only.  The collection seemed a little bit more witchcraft than wedding. The gowns had deconstructed chiffon with unfinished edges. There was a lot of transparency in the tulle overlays that created some stunning effects.…
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Jimmy Choo XV

Jimmy Choo XV is a must-have on every aspiring Imelda Marcos’ coffee table.  The gorgeous coffee table book chronicles the 15 most eponymous Choo shoes, and features decadent imagery including sketches, past lookbooks, red carpet photos and editorials shot by noted fashion photographers like Mario Testino and Terry Richardson. Bound in a sumptuous snakeskin embossed cover, the release of the book…
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The shOws – Jean-Pierre Braganza S/S 2012

Last Friday at the shOws, I had a chance to see Jean-Pierre Braganza, an amazing design talent from Toronto who has been showing at London Fashion Week. I was obsessed with his artistry and the tailoring in his garments.  The cut-outs and decoupages created architectural elements that enlivened simple day dresses. Geometric elements were consistent throughout the collection, with hexagonal…
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