Diane von Furstenberg: Speaks about making an impact on fashion

March 8, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Diane von Furstenberg: Speaks about making an impact on fashion

On Tuesday, March 6th CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg spoke to the press and students at The Fashion Institute of Technology.  She opened the evening talking about her early marriage to Prince Egon von Furstenburg with whom she shares two children.  Diane always wanted to have a career all her own and with the...

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Rodarte Fall 2012 RTW: Introduces first footwear collection with sand filled heels

March 3, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Rodarte Fall 2012 RTW: Introduces first footwear collection with sand filled heels

For Fall 2012 Sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the designing duo behind the label Rodarte, drew their inspiration from the Australian outback.  A huge fan of the euphonious label I have always been in awe of their creativity and had the privilege of meeting the sisters at the Fashion Institute of...

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Christian Dior launches online magazine DiorMag

March 1, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Christian Dior launches online magazine DiorMag

Christian Dior, the French fashion house best known for it’s luxury couture, has launched an online magazine called DiorMag.  The idea behind this online technology is to showcase the brand’s history and timeline in addition to using the site as a media outlet to live stream their Fall/Winter 2012-2013 runway show...

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Academy Awards 2012 red carpet fashion: Who Wore What

February 26, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Academy Awards 2012 red carpet fashion: Who Wore What

The 84th annual Academy Awards took place on Sunday, February 26th at the Hollywood & Highland Center.  This event is the superbowl of fashion.  TV and live stream coverage of the red carpet arrivals started at 5:30pm ET and was shown on E Channel and then...

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Joanna Mastroianni Fall 2012 RTW: Let the journey begin

February 25, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Joanna Mastroianni Fall 2012 RTW: Let the journey begin

For Fall 2012, Joanna Mastroianni takes us on a journey… with Iris Apfel.  The fashion icon and her stunning personal style, incorporating the finest couture in her own unique way inspired Mastroianni to imagine the ultimate fashionista and what she might wear in her favorite haunts around the world. The journey...

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Jen Kao Fall 2012 RTW: East meets West

February 25, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Jen Kao Fall 2012 RTW: East meets West

Jen Kao is a NY based Fashion Designer known for innovative tailoring, intricately seamed leather pieces, and experimental knits.  On February 10th Jen presented her Fall 2012 collection at Highline Stages as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.  She called the collection “East meets West for nightcaps”. The collection was relaxed aristocracy defined...

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Tadashi Shoji Fall 2012 RTW: The golden age of Shanghai

February 24, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Tadashi Shoji Fall 2012 RTW: The golden age of Shanghai

Tadashi Shoji presented his Fall 2012 collection on Thursday, February 9th at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.  The Fall/Winter collection hearkens back to the “Golden Age of Shanghai”, a glamorous world of modernity, transformation and prosperity that preluded a darker time.  Opulent fabrics of lace, chiffon, silk and velvet craft the silhouettes of...

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Milly by Michelle Smith Fall 2012 RTW: Future perfect collection

February 24, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Milly Fall 2012 RTW

Michelle Smith, the designer and founder of the young luxury brand Milly, presented her Fall/Winter 2012 collection on February 15th at The Stage during NY Fashion Week. Calling her collection Future Perfect and drawing inspiration from high-tech materials and innovative fabric manipulation, Michelle delivered a Fall collection that was futuristic in...

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Obsession: Watches by Michael Kors

February 20, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Obsession: Watches by Michael Kors

On Wednesday, February 15th Michael Kors presented his Fall 2012 RTW collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.   “I thought about the ’30s and those glamorous Hollywood couples — the Clark Gables and Carole Lombard,” Michael Kors explained of the inspiration for his new collection. This CFDA winner and Project Runway judge...

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Tracy Reese Fall 2012 RTW: NY Fashion Week review

February 19, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Tracy Reese Fall 2012 RTW: NY Fashion Week review

On Sunday, February 12th Fashion Designer Tracy Reese presented her Fall 2012 collection at The Studio.  She sent 46 powerful and colorful looks down the catwalk. For Fall Tracy Reese gave us “colorful, confident attire for navigating the urban landscape”.   The dark...

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First Look: Diane von Furstenberg designs for Gap Kids

February 19, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
First Look: Diane von Furstenberg designs for Gap Kids

Diane von Furstenberg, who has always been known for her signature wrap dresses, is now going to wrap little girls in her signature look.  The Designer and CFDA President is collaborating to design a line of apparel, totes, hats and sandals sized 2-14 for girls and boys and a secondary line for infants.

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Red Dress Collection fashion show 2012 marks tenth anniversary milestone

February 17, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Red Dress Collection fashion show 2012 marks tenth anniversary milestone

NY Fashion Week Fall 2012 kicked off with a fun and charitable event on Wednesday, February 8th.  I had the privilege to attend the Red Dress Collection Fashion Show  at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC.  This year featured 17 celebrities walking the runway in...

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London Fashion Week A/W 2012: Digital live stream schedule

February 17, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
London Fashion Week A/W 2012: Digital live stream schedule

London Fashion Week kicks off on Friday, February 17th and runs through Wednesday, February 22nd.  For those who are unable to attend but would like to see the shows many are being streamed live on the home page of London Fashion Week.  The Digital Schedule provides one-stop access to all live...

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Grammy Awards 2012 red carpet fashion: What they wore

February 12, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Grammy Awards 2012 red carpet fashion: What they wore

The show must go on.  Despite the tragic passing of Whitney Houston and the damper put on the spirit of the night the Grammy Awards still thrilled audiences and went forward at the Staples Auditorium in LA on Sunday, February 12th. The red carpet arrivals was a mixed bag of couture glamour and outlandish...

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Madonna performs at the Superbowl wearing Givenchy with Bulgari jewels

February 5, 2012
By Sheryl Blasnik
Madonna performs at the Superbowl wearing Givenchy with Bulgari jewels

After all the hype about the halftime performance at the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana we finally got to see Madonna come to life on stage. Dressed in Givenchy Couture gold and black she made quite an entrance glimmering in a gold...

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