Simone I Smith & Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily -A Toast to Summer Shopping & Book Signing Event

“A Toast to Summer”, hosted by Simone I. Smith and Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily was a delightful shopping and book signing event held at the Aloft hotel in Long Island City, New York.  Simone has made a name for herself as a jewelry designer when she launched the [...]

Julianna Bass Autumn/Winter 2017 New York Fashion Week

“The Future Must Come Faster “.  There is malevolence here, in the air, in the clothes.  Run towards pure lines.  Towards the transparent.  Sprint from yesterday, past horror of tomorrow to the world after that.  That future must come faster.   -Julianna Bass   This is the theme of Julianna [...]

Hakan Akkaya Fall/Winter 2017 New York Fashion Week

Hakan Akkaya presented us with his Fall/Winter 2017 collection entitled “Freedom” at New York Fashion Week.  The designer is questioning whether people can or cannot live and think freely as they want regardless of their race, religion, language or sex.  The bold, striking pieces that accentuated zippers, buckles and straps [...]

SAKU New York Autumn/Winter 2017 New York Fashion Week

Saku New York Autumn/Winter 2017 collections mature baby doll looks immediately stand out in the empty warehouse room. With black ensembles embellished with blue and pink pastels colors and ruffles you immediately revert to school days. The line perfectly embodies a woman’s inner young school girl without dropping the sex [...]

Leanne Marshall Autumn/Winter 2017 New York Fashion Week

Leanne Marshall’s Autumn/Winter 2017 collection is the perfect combination of satin and chiffon angelic looks with structured accented pieces. With her signature style of starting from light colors to dark, she perfectly executes the evolution of colors from greens, greys, browns to red and black.   Light flowing silhouettes brings forth [...]

Lanyu Fall/Winter 2017 New York Fashion Week

This season designer Lanyu gave us textures such as velvet, wool and mohair mixed with feminine touches of silk and lace.  A French boudoir came to mind when these pastel palettes glided down the runway. Subtle yet sexy body suits, loose flowing pajama like sets that can go from day to [...]

Black Fashion Designers Exhibit on Display at F.I.T. in NYC

The Black Fashion Designers Exhibition is the perfect way for you to kick off Black History Month.  The collection of designers on display range from the 1950’s to present day.  They include 75 ensembles by 60 designers through the years.  The exhibit explores the history and the impact that black [...]

Rebecca Moses – “Mes Demoiselles: Imperfectly Perfect” Exhibit

“Mes Demoiselles: Imperfectly Imperfect” is the exhibit by Illustrator and Designer Rebecca Moses that was presented by Ralph Pucci at the Nine Gallery this past week. The artist extraordinaire out did herself with the montage she present of well dress mannequins donned in Ralph Pucci fabrics. Moses illustrations accompanied a [...]

Masterworks Unpacking Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum

The latest fashion installation at the Metropolitan Museum is entitled “Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion”. It is a compilation of 60 masterworks from the early 18th century to the present. The exhibit is organized chronologically with ensembles shown on platforms resembling oversized packing crates, hence “Unpacking Fashion”. The displays are housed in [...]

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Event 2016 – Washington, DC

The annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) took place in Washington, DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  The CBCF Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African Americans and the global black community.  Leaders, legislators and concerned citizens engage on economic development, civil and social justice, [...]

Irina Vitjaz Spring/Summer 2017 Collection at NY Fashion Week

Irina Vitjaz Spring/Summer 2017 Pure Couture theme should have been I’m Every Woman.  This collection was a remix of Scarlett O’Harah and Rihanna.  Models strutted down the runway in everything from flowy georgette fabrics to structured tulip skirts.  As the music starts the uptempo opera like music transforms the space [...]

Anniesa Hasibuan Spring/Summer 2017 New York Fashion Week

Of all of the shows that I have ever attended in my history of New York Fashion Week, this by far has to be my favorite one! Anniesa Hasibuan is an Indonesian designer who is of the Muslim faith, and a fashion visionary. Who would have thought that you could [...]

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