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Punked! Chaos to Couture

Punked! Chaos to Couture

“This is a chord, this is another, this is a third. Now form a band.”  —S i d e b u r n s , December 1976   Tonight is the night! Fashion Royalty from all over the globe gather in New York for what seems to have become the Oscars of fashion – The(…)

Pop of Kenzo

Pop of Kenzo

Ever since we did the piece on “Fancy Pants” for Olivia Palermo’s site www.oliviapalermo.com, I have been IN LOVE with these Kenzo pants – I had to have them. It was like acquiring a new art piece.  I walked into Barneys and voila!  There it was!  I had never seen this shape before and although(…)

My Fashion Basel Wrap Up for the New York Post

My Fashion Basel Wrap Up for the New York Post

  HOT OFF THE PRESSES! Make sure to grab a copy of the New York Post today so you can see my take on Art Basel which officially has become ‘Fashion Basel.’  or well maybe that is just for me… In case you are unable to snag the newspaper today, you can also have a(…)

Milan Fashion Week Wrap Up SS 2013

Milan Fashion Week Wrap Up SS 2013

Completely off the topic BUT… Yes there has been a hurricane in New York which has affected my everyday life.  Luckily there was no flooding or damage done to my apartment in the West Village BUT I attempted to go without any electric and phone service and that lasted approximately 24 hours.  I have now(…)

A Thing of Beauty

A Thing of Beauty

One of the best parts of the international fashion weeks is taking your style and multiplying x 10 for that city.  In Paris, I either like to feel very masculine or very feminine.  Today, I think my inner doll won while attending Roland Mouret, Vionnet, Issey Miyake and Isabel Marant’s shows. The Look:  Top by(…)

Girls Gone Wild

Girls Gone Wild

No Ragazzi – no one is lifting up their shirt.  Get your mind out of the gutter!  We are talking about animal prints here.  Zebra, Giraffe, Cheetah whatever print you may have, they are perfect for summer solstice and frolicking on the beach, especially in Italy.  Which is probably why Italian designers cannot get enough(…)

That’s Amore – Milano Looks of the Day

That’s Amore – Milano Looks of the Day

During Milano Fashion Week, my partner in crime, Erica Pelosini, and I took a break from the shows to wander around Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and do a little photo shoot of our looks from the day. The setting is breath-taking with the sky high glass arcade ceilings and colorful mosaic floors.  But make sure you(…)

PRADISIMA – Prada Fall 2012 Runway Show

PRADISIMA – Prada Fall 2012 Runway Show

Is Prada the first place I think about when it comes to cultivating my wardrobe – not completely, but am I wildly entertained by the creativity and boldness of Muiccia Prada’s eccentric designs? YES, YES and YES!! I couldn’t wait to experience a Prada Runway Show in person.  The venue –  a warehouse in the(…)

Ski in Style in Megève, France

Ski in Style in Megève, France

Have you always wanted a fancy pants ski trip where the restaurants are Michelin Star ranked, the ski apparel is a mishmash of Prada and fur and where you ski up to a little chalet for a 4 hour lunch session consisting of grilled meats, Raclette and Génépi ?  Well this is it – Megève.  Even the name(…)

What Elephant in the Room?

What Elephant in the Room?

In the midst of all the projects I am working on, one required me running around the upper east side of the NYC yesterday. In between perusing vintage clothing and furniture shops, I could not help myself but be taken a back by so many of the pretty lil windows peppering the city.  I knew(…)