Archives for September 18, 2012

Garden Oasis: Fotini SS13

Born in Athens, Greece to an Egyptian father and a Greek mother, New York-based designer Fotini built a name for herself that epitomizes on the ultra chic and the uber feminine.

Her designs of the past have been as flirty and classic as they have been contemporary and luxurious.

After traveling around Europe (specifically Italy) for over three-years, Fotini’s SS13 collection, at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, was an ode to such with 18th-century paintings and the French countryside springing to life through yards of silk and pale romantic tones. [Read more…]

butterLondon Autumn/Winter 2012

We love butterLondon.

You know this.

We love butterLondon like A LOT.

So we were extra excited when we found out about their AW12 collection.

All the thoughts of sequins, velvet, satin, tweet and sugar plums danced languidly in our heads. [Read more…]

Penetrating Markets: A British Tale

With Stuart Trevor, original founder of ALL SAINTS, discussing his plans for Bolongaro Trevor

Considering that the United States accounts for approximately 30-percent of the world’s GDP, how do you penetrate it?

Post-Nolcha’s menswear show, I attended a Q&A at the British Consulate-General’s office to hear what Firetrap (denim/streetwear), Pretty Green (by Liam Gallagher) and Bolongaro Trevor (from the original designers behind the cult retail chain, All Saints) all had to say about how to breakthrough into the US market. [Read more…]