Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The Fashion Statement: Hells Angels V. Alexander McQueen

October 29, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

When would Hells Angels and Alexander McQueen be used in the same sentence? Before yesterday I would have said when hell freezes over. But Wednesday, the notoriously aggressive biker gang you see in barroom brawls targeted another enemy: the fashion industry. Hells Angels filed a suit in California federal court claiming that Alexander McQueen and [...]

The Fashion Statement: Fashion’s First Lady

October 22, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

We know the First Lady has style. But did you know she was responsible for $2.7 billion in fashion sales at the height of the recession? In a story published this week by the Harvard Business Review, Michelle Obama made more than 189 public appearances clothed in 29 brands between November, 2008, and December, 2009. [...]

The Fashion Statement: It’s Always Fashion Week Somewhere

October 15, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

When you think of fashion week, you think of the big four-New York, London, Milan and Paris. That’s the cities where the biggies like Marc Jacobs, Lanvin and Yves Saint Laurent unveil their collections. And press from major publications jump from city to city following this glittery pack. But did you know there was a [...]

The Fashion Statement: Paris Wraps It Up

October 10, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Last but definitely not least. Paris provided the grand finale this week to a string of fashion weeks around the globe that began in New York early September. While not quite as colorful as their Italian counterparts, Parisian designers delivered collections consistent their houses’ heritages. In other words, each brands’ fans will be happy. Some [...]

The Fashion Statement: Italians Do It Better?

October 4, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Milan is delivering the most exciting fashion weeks in years. Fashion critics have been giving rave reviews to Italian designers saying that, for the most part, the collections have been inspired. One of the more subdued shows of the week, Giorgio Armani (pictured above), presented a spring/summer 2011 collection of entirely navy blue and black–not [...]

The Fashion Statement: Lanvin at H&M!

September 2, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

I can see the lines snaking around the block now! H&M confirmed it: Men and women will be able to get themselves some Lanvin at about 200 H&M stores on Nov. 23, according to Women’s Wear Daily. Word broke yesterday that the sizzling hot Paris label may be collaborating with cheap chic retailer H&M. Fashion [...]

The Fashion Statement: Flight Attendant Wanted New Uniforms, Too

August 16, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

JetBlue’s Steven Slater, the flight attendant who grabbed a couple brews, deployed the airplane slide and said, “take this job and shove it,” has become a modern-day folk hero. He certainly set the bar high for how to quit a job with flair. But did you know Slater was also on the JetBlue’s uniform redesign [...]

The Fashion Statement: Jewelry is Buggin’ Out

August 6, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

What’s with fine jewelry’s never ending fascination with creepy crawlers? The trend has been in full swing for years now, but the craze just won’t, er, buzz off. Just look at Isabelle Adjani (pictured above) who had fish (courtesy of De Grisogono) wrapped around her wrists at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Thousands of [...]

Making a Statement About Designer Clothing

July 25, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Everyone wants to be liked and center of eyes within their group of friends and age group. Have you ever noticed that people have the most admired clothing brand and always look stylish in their appearance? People naturally want to improve their position within the society and looking fashionable shows others that you can dress [...]

Designer Clothing is About Making a Statement

July 20, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Everyone wants to be liked and popular within their group of friends and colleagues. Have you ever noticed that the most popular people wear designer clothes and always look smart in their outer appearance. People naturally want to improve their standing within the community and looking fashionable shows others that you can dress well and [...]