Monthly Archives: January 2013

KARA LARICKS SPRING/SUMMER 2013

BOY MEETS GIRL IN THE NEXT FASHION STAR’S DEBUT COLLECTION In the interest of full disclosure, I wasn’t all that sure about “The Next Fashion Star”.  And when I finally committed to watching, I was pretty sure Kara Laricks would … Continue reading

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A GOOD OLD FASHIONED FASHION SHOW WITH ZANG TOI

CLOTHES TO DIE FOR FROM A DESIGNER WHO LOVES THE WOMEN HE DRESSES You know there are designers who make clothes to make a living, or to make themselves famous.  Not Zang Toi.  This is a man who loves what … Continue reading

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VLOV-QINGQING WU: MENSWEAR THAT GIVE US SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT

RICHARD WU CREATES COLORFUL, STYLISH CLOTHES FOR QINGQING WU SPRING/SUMMER 2013 It’s rare that I get the chance to talk about menswear.  Yes, I am one of those women who thanks the universe daily that I am, indeed, a women, … Continue reading

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TADASHI SHOJI SPRING/SUMMER 2013

TROTTING THE GLOBE FOR FASHION It’s easy to see why Tadashi Shoji is a red-carpet go-to designer.  His formal wear is breathtaking, inventive and it always makes the woman wearing it look even better.  But what gets lost, I think, … Continue reading

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REEM ACRA SPRING/SUMMER 2013

SOPHISTICATED DESIGNS FOR THE WOMAN WHO’S NOT AFRAID OF A LITTLE OPULANCE Reem Acra is another of the designers who knows her audience, and designs the perfect clothes for her woman.  Expensive, classic and classy, Reem Acra’s runway is another … Continue reading

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REBECCA MINKOFF SPRING/SUMMER 2013

GOOD VIBRATIONS MEETS THE MODERN WOMAN IN THIS ULTRA-COOL COLLECTION Rebecca Minkoff is one of those designers who finds a clear vision, sticks with it, and knows how to turn it from vague idea to fabulous fashion.  That’s not as … Continue reading

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RAFAEL CENNAMO SPRING/SUMMER 2013

TAKING INSPIRATION FROM THE EAST FOR HIS FASHION WEEK PRESENTATION Let’s see.  Rafael Cennamo is Italian and Venezuelan.  But his collection keeps an eye eastward, toward Japan.  Truth is, this is one of those collections where you can clearly see … Continue reading

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