Category Archive: Designer Collections

NYFW Spring/Summer 2017 Highlight – Tadashi Shoji

Nine times out of ten, Tadashi Shoji can do no wrong. This collection wasn’t necessarily a miss, but it didn’t excite me like his past collections. The color palette was gorgeous, and the… Continue reading

NYFW Spring/Summer 2017 Highlight – Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller was inspired by molas and the Kuna women of Colombia and Panama (Vogue). The result was a gorgeous collection of vibrant fabrics and a masterful mix and match of patterns.

NYFW Spring/Summer 2017 Highlight – Cushnie et Ochs

Cushnie et Ochs’ latest collection has me feeling some kind of 90s way, but I can’t quite put my finger on the reason why. Maybe it’s the silk? Maybe it’s the paper-thin, slip… Continue reading

NYFW Spring/Summer 2017 Highlight – Adam Selman

Adam Selman’s runway on the first day of New York Fashion Week gave me all the 1970s feels. The wide-leg pants, the crochet (all of the crochet), and the striped pieces felt so authentic… Continue reading

NYFW Spring/Summer 2017 Highlight – Marissa Webb

Combining a feminine ruffle with edgy leather is nothing new; some may say the soft/hard combo is downright predictable. But when it’s done this well, it’s hard not to appreciate it. Webb’s collection… Continue reading

NYFW Spring/Summer 2017 Highlight – Brock Collection

I admit, Brock Collection has never really been on my radar, but this RTW runway may have changed that. The collection was so romantic and light and effortless, it was kind of hard… Continue reading

NYFW Spring/Summer 2017 Highlight – Nicholas K

Nicholas K’s collections are generally not my aesthetic. They seem to always have a “stranded on Tatooine” vibe, that just doesn’t speak to me. However, this RTW collection seemed far more streamlined, and… Continue reading

Bridal 2015

A veil is always a major decision for a bride. Should you have one? How long should it be? Sometimes the veil gets skipped over altogether! This season’s veil selections were exceptionally beautiful,… Continue reading

Varignia Garcia: Bringing Peru to America

  I recently volunteered at DC Fashion Week and I had the absolute pleasure of working with Peruvian designer Varignia Garcia as her assistant.     Varignia’s interest in fashion began as a… Continue reading

LFW Fall/Winter 2014 – Julien Macdonald

It’s an eleganza extravaganza in London! Julien Macdonald’s F/W 2014 collection had all the right amounts of glitz, glamour, and skin.   The gowns were fit to walk off the runway and straight… Continue reading

NYFW Fall/Winter 2014 Highlight – Desigual

If you’ve ever seen a Desigual show you’ll know that the brand does not shy away from loud designs, even during the usually subdued autumn collections.   Mixing and matching patterns and prints,… Continue reading

NYFW Fall/Winter 2014 Highlight – Parkchoonmoo

Korea native Choonmoo Park flexed her industrial design muscle with her F/W 2014 collection. What makes this collection so attractive is Park’s obvious use of the K.I.S.S. method. She “kept it simple, stupid.”… Continue reading

Versace Spring Couture 2014

Versace consistently puts out fantastic garments and their Spring Couture 2014 collection has kept the label’s reputation right on track. Aside from their classic skin-baring necklines and slits, there was another element of… Continue reading

Temperley Pre-Fall 2014

I have no words. Alice by Temperley is one of the most stunning collections I’ve seen. There is such an easy romanticism to the collection. Temperley created 33 looks for the collection and… Continue reading

Alexis Mabille Fall/Winter Paris Couture 2013

Couture fashion is all about extravagant, one-of-a-kind pieces that you can only dream of wearing. Alexis Mabille’s Paris Couture took that dream to fairy tale status. As I watched the show, I was… Continue reading

Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2013

If you’ve kept a watchful eye on magazine covers, celebrity style, and even the stores in your own malls the past few months, you may have noticed a trend: checker patterns. Marc Jacobs… Continue reading

Rachel Zoe Fall/Winter 2013

Only two years after making the transition from celebrity stylist to fashion designer, Rachel Zoe has found the recipe for creating a collection that women want to wear, while still staying faithful to… Continue reading

Jason Wu Fall/Winter 2013

I’ve been rendered absolutely speechless by Jason Wu’s latest collections. Up until this moment, I’d never understood how people could be “moved by art.” But by the end of this show, I found… Continue reading

Tadashi Shoji Fall/Winter 2013

I was anticipating Shoji’s collection all day, and he did not disappoint. The collection was every girly girl’s dream. Shoji incorporated a beautiful color palette and effortlessly glamorous gowns. Below are just some… Continue reading

Alexandre Vauthier Spring/Summer 2013

Paris Couture. It just sounds pretty, doesn’t it? Alexandre Vauthier created a stunning collection for Paris Couture Fashion Week. The palette was predominantly black with some accents of silver and dark navy. Additionally,… Continue reading

Versace Spring/Summer 2013

Donatella Versace has designed one of the best throwback collections that I have seen in a very long time. She gives the clothes a wholly 1970’s vibe without being an exact duplication of… Continue reading

Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013

Jason Wu‘s new collection did not disappoint! Wu struck the perfect balance between soft and hard; between masculine and feminine. Leather, lace, studs and sequin came together to create pieces that were meticulously… Continue reading