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Monthly Archives: October 2012



Kristen Stewart Stuns

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Kristen Stewart in Florabotanica Ad Campaign Kristen Stewart, the edgy and complex actress has recently been picked to be the face of  newest fragrance, Florabotanica by Balenciaga. Kristin was an interesting pick for the campaign considering she is very tom-boyish, and was quoted from a WWD interview that she does not like perfumes in general. However, Kristin Stewart still jumped …

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Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

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The highly anticipated collaboration between Maison Martin Margiela and H&M is almost here – and to keep everyone at ease until November 15th, both labels have launched a vigorous campaign. To begin with, British photographer Sam Taylor-Johnson took to the streets of Paris to shoot the ad campaign which will be featured in the November issue of Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, …

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Capes and Cloaks for Fall 2012

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Capes This year, capes are dominating catwalks and red carpets alike, with the elegant cover-up spilling over into evening wear. What you shouldn’t do is refer these as superhero capes. Gwyneth Paltrow stepped onto the Oscar Awards Red Carpet wearing a piece of the Autumn Winter 2012 Tom Ford gown, and others soon followed. While a statement cape works wonders …

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Isabel & Ruben Toledo Come to Chicago

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    The Fashion Resource Center at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has always celebrated extreme innovation in fashion. With its unique collection of 20th and 21st century designer pieces, it has grown to be a valuable source in Chicago. To kick-off its 25th anniversary, SAIC will be hosting one of the most powerful duos in the …

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Chicago Street Fashion: Floral Prints

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Just because it’s fall doesn’t mean it’s time to put your floral prints in the back of your closet.  We’ve had a roller coaster of a week when it comes to weather here in Chicago.  There’s been rainy, cold, windy, and hot days.  And floral clothing adapts to all of them. Here is a floral print in great fall colors.  As well as …

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“Kinky Boots” The New Musical by Harvey Fierstein

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CHICAGO WORLD PREMIERE AND PRE-BROADWAY Kinky Boots opened October 17, 2012 at the Bank of America Theatre (18 West Monroe Street) and plays through Nov. 4, 2012. From Grammy Award-winning pop icon CYNDI LAUPER and four-time Tony Award winner HARVEY FIERSTEIN comes the exhilarating new musical KINKY BOOTS, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner JERRY MITCHELL. Charlie Price has …

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Fox Chicago: Celebrity Inspired Halloween Costumes

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Yesterday, Barbara or Karl Lagerfeld did a segment on celebrity Halloween costumes. The first model, stylist intern Doris, wore a homemade Lady Gaga costume with red lace fabric and skin color fabric for the lining. To create the head piece you need one red poster board, line it with the red lace fabric, cut spikes out on one end and …

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Watches: A Timeless Accessory

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With today’s fast paced world, it is easy to forget one of the chicest accessory around: watches. Watches have been around since 15th century Europe, making them a timeless classic. Sure you can check the time on your smartphone, laptop, or tablet, but think of how beautiful the Bulgari Serpenti frames your wrist with a cluster of gorgeous diamonds, and …

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Pumped Up Kicks

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After recently making a trip to Topshop, I came upon a new hybrid of shoes: the high top wedges. The effortless chic comes from the perfect combination of a heel hidden within a casual athletic shoe. Celebrities are picking up on the trend, with sports retailers looking to create their own interpretation. As personal style develops into something that follows …

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Iris Apfel gets Dazed & Confused

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At 91 this fashionistas age doesn’t leave her Dazed, or Confused, but you can’t definitely peep her out on their November cover! She is dressed in Comme des Garçons, and I feel her age is what really pulls this look together. Why can’t Nana looks just as chic as young models on the runway? She was recently interviewed by Matt …

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