H&M introduces The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo collection

October 31, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo at H&M

H&M has brought on Trish Summerville, the Costume Designer for the soon to be released film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.  Trish will be the next designer to collaborate with H&M on a capsule collection.  The movie, which is set to open in theaters on December 21st, 2011 tells the story of Journalist Mikael Blomkvist...

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25 ways to accessorize your winter coat with a scarf

October 30, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Scarf Trends

With winter arriving sooner than expected in New York and the surrounding areas I thought I would share some ways to spice up your black winter coat.  What I love most about winter is all the options offered for accessorizing your outerwear.  There is so much to choose from starting with...

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Project Runway Season 9 winner revealed: Anya Ayoung-Chee

October 28, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Project Runway Season 9 winner revealed: Anya Ayoung-Chee

After a long season and much anticipation the winner of Project Runway Season 9 was announced.  The former 2008 Miss Trinadad and Tobago,  Anya Ayoung-Chee ,  pictured above (right) now has another title to add to her list...

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Giambattista Valli designs capsule collection for Macy’s Impulse (Photo Gallery)

October 12, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Giambattista Valli for Impulse

The next Fashion Designer to collaborate with Macy’s has been announced.  Italian Designer and red carpet darling Giambattista Valli will design a 17 piece capsule collection to be sold at 225 Macy’s stores nationwide and macys.com/impulse starting on October 26th.  The pieces which are feminine, ruffled and rocker chic will retail for $50.00...

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Costume Institute 2012 exhibit will feature the fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada

October 12, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Costume Institute 2012 exhibit will feature the fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada

The Spring 2012 exhibit at the Costume Institute will showcase the work of two fashion icons, Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada.  Set to open to the public from May 10th through August 19th, 2012 the exhibit will explore the lives of these two Italian designers from different eras. Read more »

Jason Wu for Target: First look

October 6, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Jason Wu for Target

Target has chosen it’s next designer to collaborate with.  It is a favorite of First Lady Michelle Obama.  Jason Wu, who was born in Taiwan and studied fashion design at Parsons The New School for Design, will design a limited-edition capsule collection for the discount retailer set to launch on February 5th, 2012 and run...

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Balmain RTW Spring 2012: Paris Fashion Week show review

October 2, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Balmain RTW Spring 2012: Paris Fashion Week show review

Mode à Paris (Paris Fashion Week) runs from September 27th to October 5th, 2011 and showcases the RTW collections for Spring 2012.   Paris Fashion Week is a favorite of many Editors and Stylists due to it’s showmanship.  Many of the collections are...

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Betsey Johnson hosts party for Breast Cancer Awareness

September 28, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Betsey Johnson

Fashion Targets Breast Cancer® (FTBC), a charitable initiative of the Council of Fashion Designers of America/CFDA Foundation, marshals the goodwill and services of every element of the fashion industry (including fashion designers in the U.S. and internationally, leading retailers, the world’s most famous models and celebrities, fashion photographers, as well as media, advertising, and...

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NY Fashion Week Spring 2012: Norma Kamali’s fashion film 3D presentation

September 28, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
NORMA KAMALI 3D

As a true fashion pioneer and innovator,  Norma Kamali presented her Spring 2012 collection in a most unique way at the David Rubenstein Theater on September 14th.  Instead of having models walk down the runway Kamali and her team presented an eight minute...

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NY Fashion Week Spring 2012: Custo Barcelona runway review

September 21, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Custo Barcelona Spring 2012

Holy Kaleidoscope!!  Custo Dalmau, the Spanish fashion designer behind the Custo Barcelona brand, showed his Spring 2012 collection to an audience of editors, buyers, stylists and bloggers wearing 3-D glasses at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.  The show was titled “TRIPOLAR” and broken into 3 parts. Known for his use...

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NY Fashion Week Spring 2012: L.A.M.B. review and gallery

September 20, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani

For her Spring 2012 presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Gwen Stefani gave us an eclectic mix of RTW garments with her signature touch.  The L.A.M.B. collection was broken down into three parts according to Stefani who did not attend the presentation to the disappointment of her many fans who stood on a long line...

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NY Fashion Week Spring 2012: Zang Toi runway review

September 19, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
NY Fashion Week Spring 2012: Zang Toi runway review

Zang Toi, a native of Malaysia who attended Parsons School of Design in NYC, presented his Spring 2012 elegant collection on September 13th at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.  The collection was his “Dream of North Africa”.  With a color palette inspired by the desert consisting of hues of desert brown, ebony, ivory and sapphire blue...

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Emmys 2011 red carpet fashion breakdown: Who Wore What

September 18, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Emmys 2011 red carpet fashion breakdown: Who Wore What

On Sunday, September 18th the 2011 Emmy Awards took place at the Nokia Theater in LA.  The red carpet arrivals were once again the highlight of my evening.  Let’s take a look at Who Wore What. A big trend on the red carpet was…. Red  ...

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NY Fashion Week Spring 2012: Monique Lhuillier runway review

September 18, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
NY Fashion Week Spring 2012: Monique Lhuillier runway review

Show Notes: “Spring 2012 is all about bold saturated colors with a sporty athletic edge.  With women more into fitness and healthy lifestyles, I compliment their physique using intricate seaming to outline the body.  The use of color blocking and accents of leather add an unexpected edge.  Evening is all about...

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NY Fashion Week Spring 2012: Christian Siriano runway review

September 16, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik
Christian Siriano

On Saturday, September 10th, former Project Runway Winner Christian Siriano presented his Spring 2012 collection at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center.  Still a fan favorite Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia and Elle’s Joe Zee watched from the front row. It seems that young Christian, age 26,...

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