Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2014

Of all the fashion houses that have revealed their spring line, none have been more exciting than Dolce & Gabbana. Their designs are intricate, feminine, and beautiful with more than a touch of influence from antiquity. The designs feature heavy embroidery, gold, medallions, and graphic prints featuring famous ancient architecture and artwork. The spring line […]

Berlin Fashion Week: July 6-9, 2011

Overview A.F. VANDEVORST An Vandevorst and Filip Arickx met in 1987 on their first day of school at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. Ten years later, they presented their first collection as A.F. VANDEVORST in Paris. The current A.F. VANDEVORST line is a complete women’s ready-to-wear line compromised of shoes, bags, and […]

Fur is Dead!

PETA (People for the ethical treatment of animals) is a fantastic organization that has had such an impact on fur in the fashion industry. Fashion designer, Marc Bouwer, Unveiled his “Love Affair With Faux” Collection. Bouwer, who dresses celebrities like Shania Twain, Julianne Moore, and Angie Harmon, features not only fake fur in his “Love […]

Jean Paul Gaultier Collaborates with La Perla

His exclusive 23-piece collection for La Perla not only includes several variations on the “rocket cone” corsetry, in pale ‘boudoir pink’ and jet-black, originally designed for Madonna’s ‘Blonde Ambition’ world tour of 1990, but an entire wardrobe of seductive and suggestive designs. Each one “a celebration of the female body” – and each one, as […]

Fashion Inspired by Art or Art Inspiring Fashion?

Lately, I’m not sure if couture imitates Lady Gaga or is inspired by the late Alexander McQueen? From the looks of the pastel heart shaped hairdos at Chanel to the lampshade lace ensembles at Givenchy, the new lines of fashion seemed to be heavily inspired by the iconic fashion designer and his daring sense of […]