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Monthly Archives: July 2012



Fifty Shades of Grey: Marc Collection

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Andrew Marc’s division, Marc New York, will be running its very first ads this fall. To open up the campaign with a hit, creative director, Christ Gbur, has taken inspiration from the highly successful “Fifty Shades of Grey” book. The main characters of the book will be the focus of these ads , portrayed by highly-esteemed names. Character “Ana” will …

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Man-Up Monday: Breaking Bad Into Fall Trends

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If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years then you probably haven’t heard of AMC’s hit show Breaking Bad. It’s about a 50-something high school chemistry teacher who starts working in the drug industry with one of his burnt out former students. If you don’t know of Jesse Pinkman, played by Aaron Paul, he’s the main …

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Target and Neiman Marcus Collaborate for the Holidays!

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Something extremely exciting is in the works for this holiday season. Target and Neiman Marcus (considered to be the new “odd” couple) have paired up to bring shoppers the ultimate designer gifts. With over 24 CFDA designers contributing their creative talents, the result has been 50+ limited-edition items consisting of men’s, women’s, and children’s apparel and accessories, as well as sporting …

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In or Out: Colored Faux Fur

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I’ve seen plenty of faux fur in white, black, and brown but I couldn’t help but wonder; with all the neon colors trending this year, will it also transpire into fall? Faux fur is, in most cases, affordable and great for the environment so I say stock up on some colorful faux fur and give your wardrobe a little color. …

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Olympic Games 2012: Let the (Design) Competition Begin.

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  As all eyes are on London during the 2012 Olympic games, the athletes aren’t the only ones who have to worry about their competition: celebrated designers representing their respective home nations through uniform designs will have their fair share of public scrutiny.  With acclaimed fashion designers such as Ralph Lauren for the United States, Stella McCartney and Adidas for …

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Fall 2012 Trends: Psychedelic Sixties

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This fall the sixties are back again, but this time with bright and enticing psychedelic patterns. Designers labels, such as Etro, Miu Miu, and Prada, incorporated the trend in each one’s respected collections. The model, Kendra Spears, pictured above is wearing Prada in the July 2012 edition of Vogue Germany. Wearing this trend head to toe is highly impractical, so …

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Teen Choice Awards 2012: Fashion on the Pink Carpet

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This year’s Teen Choice Awards brought a stylish, yet casual-chic crowd to the program’s famous pink carpet. Celebrities such as Justin Bieber and Ellen DeGeneres opted for cool tees and shades, while others amped the party up by wearing some fun, high-fashion pieces. Here are my top 5 looks from yesterday’s show. #5 – Kat Graham Kat Graham left the …

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Man-Up Monday: Michael Fassbender covers W

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Michael Fassbender has had a pretty “revealing” year, after going full-frontal for his movie Shame, but that doesn’t seem to be slowing him down! He’s on the cover of W’s Fall Fashion Guide with his Prometheus co-star Charlize Theron. Check out their steamy spread as they rock a neo-edge look for fall. So Givenchic!                                            #spooky



Batman Inspires Fashion: From Armani to High Street

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  In honor of Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises”, which opens up today, fashion has held a tribute worthy of covering high-fashion to high street. Beginning with Bruce Wayne himself, costume designer Lindy Hemming paired up with none other than Giorgio Armani to create his incognito suits. “In the lexicon of superheroes, it’s an honor to be associated with such …

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In or Out: Black on Black

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All women know that black is seen as slimming; but does too much black defeat the purpose? Celebrities and models are often seen sporting black leggings with a black top and black shoes. I need the readers opinions on this one; is black chic and slimming over-killed and gothic?