Archive for February 2012

What Kate Wore and other stuff….

I love this sort of stuff.  Why?  Cause this answers exactly why we follow folks like Ms. Obama….Kate…awards shows….runway shows (for the fashion on and OFF the runway).  These are the trendsetters and the folks who are wearing what we will be wearing, if not now, then […]

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Oscar Highlights

What a great red carpet viewing.  Lots of pictures, cameras, live-streaming stuff that was fun to watch.  And most of the dresses were beautiful, as opposed to years past, where there have been more than the fair share of bad ugly dresses – just for press. So […]

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From Westminster Kennel Dog Show

NOTE:  This was a short post I did on Facebook, however I’ve referred to it so many times with recent clients that I’m posting it here.  Update on the garb from the Westminster Kennel show from last night. It’s almost as fun to watch the people as […]

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After New York comes London

So now it’s London’s turn at the fall 2012 shows. This came from Nowness and I absolutely love this style – it’s a short film – very artsy, on a “look” from the street but I’m really nuts about the look….long tailed blouse with vents up the […]

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More on Movies and fashion

Movies like all art forms, really do reflect the styles and trends of the times in which they are made.  I learned in art classes – both music and fine arts, that art movements usually precede the actual historical events, such as Romantic Period brought about an […]

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Oscars and Movies

February is all about leading up to the Oscars and TCM always does a bunch of Oscar movies during the month of February leading up to the Oscars at the end of February.  It’s a lot of fun and some noteworthy films coming up (at least as […]

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Holy Cow!!!…..again…..

…..honestly I don’t know now many more times I can say this about the trend turning so pretty and remain fresh about it…..WOWZA!!! Take a look at the Naeem Kahn Fall 2012 show….it’s easier for me to pick out the bummers rather than the winners, IOW, almost […]

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Why Designers Design?…..

…..or more succinctly how does the process work?  Why do we care? The obvious answer is – because it’s there!  You know the smart aleck remark to why climb a mountain……because it’s there.  But really why do designers design and how do they design? Most of the […]

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Dealing with Sewing Roadblocks

I see this so much in my students, and my heart goes out to them….to quote an old politician:  “I feel your pain!” I can not tell you how many times this happened to me. People look at me and what I can do today, but it […]

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Roundup for the Grammys Fashion

Usually I don’t even bother with the Grammys cause they are so far out there, that the Hubble Space Telescope can’t even see them! But this year is different.  If you EVER needed proof that the fashion trend is changing (like my screaming it daily isn’t enough), […]

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