As a fashion-obsessed preteen, I always begged my mom to take me to the mall. There, I could see my favorite runway looks in person–an experience I often compared to meeting a celebrity. But, the experience was two-sided, I loved seeing the work made by the artists I considered my kin.
If someone were to wear a Marina Moscone piece out and about, they would not necessarily capture the mass attention of photographers. The pieces are casual, elegant, traditional and most-notably, ready-to-wear. They are not loud pieces, rather they softly whisper a casual elegance that appeals to many professional women.
Like most brands with lasting legacies, British retailer Kurt Geiger began as a fascinating tale of history, struggle, desire and passion. The son of a Jewish Viennese merchant, Geiger spent most of his childhood working in his family’s drapery business.
Have you ever wondered what preppiness, Yves Klein, Aaliyah’s ‘Rock the Boat,’ and a Slim Aaron’s photo of Katharine Hepburn in a Rolls-Royce at Montego Bay have in common? If you are like most people, including myself, these thoughts have probably never crossed your mind all at once. This laundry list of random nouns however, is nothing less than the self-described 2014 collection of one of fashion’s most popular new designers, Charles Harbison.
“I think Ralph has actually improved the quality of life for people. It’s through his ability to materialize beauty. He knows what beauty brings to people’s lives.” These are the sentiments of Linda Fargo, the Senior Vice President of Bergdorf Goodman. She expressed her thoughts in an interview with W Magazine about Ralph Rucci.
Most people only dream of quitting their jobs, selling their cars, packing up and moving to New York to follow their dreams. That’s exactly why Corianna and Brianna Dotson, more commonly known as Coco and Breezy, are not classified as “most” people. Coco and Breezy were born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
High fashion is generally revered as something one should aspire to obtain. Many of the runway looks aren’t things you would see as everyday casual attire, with very dramatic pieces layered in feathers, sheer fabric and more. But some companies, like Bally & Co., have chosen to cater to a broader audience. Although the fashion from this company is more inviting to the average person, the prices are not.
For a limited time, a modernized pair of Notorious B.I.G.’s Versace sunglasses will be sold online and in stores at Barneys New York. The famed sunglasses were worn by the rapper during his rise in the 90s. The thick black rimmed, dark shaded sunglasses with a golden medusa symbol on either side were featured in Biggie Small’s music video for “One More Chance” (‘95) and later popularized through the rapper’s hit song and music video “Hypnotize” (‘97) as well as through sporting the look at award ceremonies.
From Fashion Week to Harlem Fashion Row, Brandice Daniel is building the platforms we strut on. “I’ve always had the fashion bug, so I moved to New York with two suitcases and a lot of faith.” Daniel said while smiling in the opening of the promotional video for the new HFR x LeBron 16 sneakers. Founded in 2007 by Daniel, Harlem Fashion Row is a organization that helps bring visibility to multicultural fashion designers.