Flash Fashion By 19t...

Boston Fashion Week is upon us, with designers, stores and performers clamoring to get in on the growing fashion scene in Beantown. ¬†The single biggest event of Boston Fashion Week, however, isn’t even officially recognized by BFW — that’s right, 19th Amendment’s...

Lucky Number Eight Aug06

Lucky Number Eight

In Chinese culture, the number eight is special. Its romanized form is ba, which sounds a little like fa, a word for prosperity and wealth, and thus, eight is considered a lucky number, signifying good things to come. Such semiotics are not taken lightly in China, (the Beijing Olympics Opening...

CFDA: Quiet Force Jun10

CFDA: Quiet Force

CFDA host Seth Meyers backstage in Comme des Garcons image via Vanityfair.com The 2012 CFDA awards took place at Lincoln center on Monday before a mixed crowd of writers, actors, designers and designer muses. SNL writer Seth Myers was a handy pick for emcee, keeping the chuckles consistent, if...

Met Gala: Fashion’s Oscar Night May09

Met Gala: Fashion...

As any fashion-loving student with a crippling inability to ACTUALLY study for finals can attest, this year’s MET gala (aka fashion’s biggest shitshow) which proceeded on the theme of Schiaparelli and Prada:¬†Impossible Conversations, provided plenty of fodder for...

Fashion Bytes May04

Fashion Bytes

Fashion Distilled   The Look: Hidetoshi Nakata, Japanese footballer par excellance, has the sort of irreverent, euro meets neo-prep vibe that makes the fashion chicks go cray cray. Mr. Nakata takes Mr. Porter’s latest journal issue by storm, wearing an appealing mix of colorful...

FashionBytes Apr24

FashionBytes

Fashion Distilled   The Look: Vera Wang’s Spring 2013 Bridal collection featured her usual dreamy confections of tulle and samite… in lacquer red hues. image via Weddingchick   The Buy: the utilitarian chic feel of the uber popular miansai hook bracelet gets an edgy...

In other news… Apr14

In other news…

Fashion happenings of interest from beyond the bubble:   #1: RAF TO DIOR As much as I shall continue to mourn the loss of Raf Simmons from Jil Sander, he may have moved on to greener (as in more lucrative) pastures. The 44 year old Belgian designer, whose work at Jil Sander generated...

Political, Much? Mar29

Political, Much?

Arthur Haynes, CEO of Urban Outfitters and Santorum backer   Fashion has been getting too real lately, and I’m not sure if I like it. I flip through GQ and Mitt Romney’s name is everywhere. I skim a lengthy article charting his political trajectory. Needless to say, it has...