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Election 2012: Democratic versus Republican convention fashion

By | Sep 7, 2012

A look at the women on the politics scene and their recent outfits on the campaign trail.

Fashion’s Night Out

By | Sep 6, 2012

It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly four years since the first Fashion’s Night Out. It all started in 2009; Obama was in his newbie stages of his presidency and it had been nearly a year since the recession hit. Anna Wintour, queen  EIC of Vogue, began Fashion’s Night Out in NYC. The premise was…

Cognitive creations

By | Sep 5, 2012

The Handwerker Gallery features a large-scale art exhibit by Patricia Bellan-Gillen. The opening reception for the exhibit will be 5 p.m. Thursday at the Handwerker Gallery.

British Invasion: A Fall 2012 Fashion Preview

By | Aug 29, 2012

This season’s fall trends have a wonderfully snazzy British touch. Find out how to get dapper and dandy this season.

Coachella 2012 Fashion Update

By | Apr 23, 2012

Coachella 2012, a celebration of music and fun in Southern California, just finished over a week of festivities to the largest crowd they’ve ever entertained. Coachella has long been a favorite of hipster music lovers (this year’s line-up included Bon Iver and The Black Keys,) but it has also garnered a following among the fashion…

Puffer coats now fashionable? Ithacans rejoice!

By | Apr 18, 2012

Women’s Wear Daily, the beacon of fashion direction for fashionistas, has declared that puffer coats will be one of the hottest trends for Fall 2012. Wait – what?!? Yes, you read that correctly…puffer jackets, like those fluffy, poofy down-usually-encased-in-nylon marshmallow jackets that everyone in Ithaca wears from late autumn to spring and sometimes through the…

Mommy friendly wings for VS Angel Miranda Kerr

By | Apr 13, 2012

Victoria’s Secret “Angel” model, Miranda Kerr received a different type of wings when she visited Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show this week. The model is the proud (and incredibly photogenic) mother of 15 month old Flynn Bloom (her baby with, yep, you guessed it, the Orlando Bloom.) After gifting a pink bikini to Ellen, Miranda received…

Dior hires Minimalist Raf Simons as Artistic Director

By | Apr 12, 2012

After a few precarious seasons of being director-less (after John Galliano’s notorious falling out,) Dior has now appointed the newly-let go Raf Simons as the new artistic director for the prestigious French brand. Simons was recently let go from Jil Sander, where his work lauded much critical acclaim with his innovative color blocking brights, minimalist…

Studs and Spikes for Spring

By | Apr 11, 2012

Studs have been making appearances on clothing and accessories this spring. Formerly associated with punk rockers, studs are being used at brands like Valentino and Givenchy to give an edge to otherwise ladylike looks. With the slew of dainty pastel shades, eyelet and lace fabrics and feminine silhouettes trending this spring, using studs as an…

Getting rosy…coral trending for spring!

By | Mar 26, 2012

Spring has finally come to Milan, and I’ve been keeping tabs on the South Hill – goodbye Ithaca cold and hello sunshine! It’s time to start embracing the spring and one of the easiest ways to do that is a few wardrobe updates, starting with color! Things will be getting rosy this spring with the…

Haute Mess

By | Mar 8, 2012

Vogue Italia just released their Haute Mess editorial, which depicts runway favorites Jessica Stam, Karen Elson and Coco Rocha among others in full-on loud, tacky and trashy high fashion. The spread, which has been eagerly anticipated, has already gained some notoriety for possible “racist” depictions, since the shoot was supposedly “ghetto glam” inspired. And this…

Ciao Ciao! Milan Fashion Week Recap!

By | Mar 7, 2012

The models have left, the streets are no longer filled with fashion luminaries and too-cool-for-school bloggers, and I am no longer seeing models at my local grocery store – Milan Fashion Week is over. But what a week it was! So many strong looks on the runways this season. Definite highlight for me was the…