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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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Fashion Designs Trademarked

This is an interesting article (click here) outlying not only the difference of what is and what isn’t trademarked, but more specifically how the US law interprets the trademark law for clothing designers, which just happens to be different that most other designers and artists. The long […]

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And on with the Queen

One last thing (OK, it won’t be the last, but at least for a week or two), I noticed in the pictures of the beginning celebration of her 60 years on the throne, was her makeup. At her age, make-up can look very artificial….as a matter of […]

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God Save the Queen…even though we’re upstart rebels!

This week starts the celebration of Queen Elizabeth, II’s 60th year on the thrown. And although this can look like a lot of folderal about nothing, people – no one does pageantry better than the Brits – NO ONE!!! And what’s so important about pageantry?…well for we […]

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From Grundge to Beautiful

I know you’re sick of hearing how excited I am about fashion trend and the change away from Grunge – but let’s just do a little review here….. I grew up in the heyday of Audrey & Hubert (di Givenchy) And it was a wonderful time to […]

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Jean Paul Gaultier in Dallas

After having seen Savage Beauty at the Met this summer, I was really not anticipating much in Dallas.  To be honest the SB in NYC was pretty spectacular and you just don’t see that sort of thing that often. How wrong can a gal be! After going […]

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A Quikie

I love throwing these in every so often, but often in fashion there is a simple technique that can make a HUGE splash, and one of those is a fabulous voile scarf. This is so easy and fun that’s it’s hard not to do.  My favorite thing […]

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