Archives for September 2010

Lagerfeld Kicks Off NYFW With Chanel’s Star-Studded Soiree

By: Kelly Ahern, guest blogger

It’s official. New York Fashion Week is underway.

The luxe vintage handbags, mile-high wedges and constant flashbulbs emitted from paparazzi is enough to make any fashion connoisseur’s head spin.

And who better to kick of the trendiest most anticipated party—the iconic Karl Lagerfeld of course. [Read more…]

{iStyle} NYFW SS ’11: Day 01, Day 02 and the Weekend Round-Up

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Sheer. Neutral. Silky.

Those are the trends we’re seeing for Spring 2011 alongside the return of chunky heels, and bootie, open-toed (or even gladiator-inspired) stilettos.

A few highlights below… [Read more…]

WE THE PEOPLE: Designer Rights Make Debut at New York Fashion Week 2010

By: Kelly Ahern, guest blogger

As their newest creations emerge along the runways during New York’s Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Week, the fight for designer’s intellectual property rights is underway.

With the induction of the Fordham Law’s, Fashion Law Institute, legendary designer Diane von Furstenberg was on site, commending this new opportunity available to surfacing designers who need to protect their ideas and pieces.

According to a post from AFP, [Read more…]

Gucci F/W 2010 Campaign: Desert Hot

By: Kelly Ahern, guest blogger

Any fashion admirer can tell you about Tom Ford’s dramatic transformation of the Gucci Group. His ability to turn the nearly bankrupt fashion house into a multi-billion dollar superpower in just years is not just incredible it is almost unfathomable. [Read more…]

Eco-Fashion: Green is the New Black

By: Kelly Ahern, guest blogger

As the “go green” trend continues to rise in popularity, many consumers have made it their mission to incorporate small sustainable changes into their everyday routines.

It’s only natural that the fashion industry would carve out its own niche among eco-conscious fashionistas.

A simple keyword search for eco-friendly fashion [Read more…]

Gunpowder & Lead: Miranda Lambert’s Record CMA Nod & Why She’s a 10

“What a little girls made of,” she sings, [is] “Gunpowder and lead.”

And according to her, “the truth comes out a little at a time,” in ‘White Liar.’

Therefore, how happy am I?

Really happy.

History was set by Miranda Lambert when the [Read more…]

TRENDS 2011: New Little Black Dress is the Mobile Phone You Can Wear

This might be one of the strangest, George Jetson meets Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century contraptions in recent development.

It’s a little black dress — that makes phone calls.

Yes.

Think: Katy Perry, the glo-worm, at the Met Costume Ball in May 2010 [Read more…]