Photo by Ken Nishimura/Los Angeles Times Originally this was a school project. Checking clothing sizing at a major department store. I moved to a smaller town of about 50,00 people, mostly students a few years ago, so I decided the biggest downtown retailer is Forever 21. My quest for sizing differences was leading me there. … Continue reading Welcome to Forever 21 where the size isn’t right, but we have everything. – Why, Forever 21 is headed towards Bankruptcy
Yesterday and today, the fashion world is in mourning. Karl Lagerfeld has died and the industry will never be the same. He was a cornerstone, a foundation, of the industry. Karl Otto Lagerfeld was a creative director, fashion designer, artist, photographer, who lived in Paris. Born in 1933 Karl was quick to learn, … Continue reading Karl Lagerfeld Passes at 85. Je Suis Triste: A Fond Farewell to a Fashion Icon.
I am DEAD. For those of us who were unable to attend Coachella this year (shut up, I hate my self too) Beyoncé proved that she IS EVERYTHING. Goddess, artist and fashionista supreme. Working her bey-otiful booty for 3 hours she pretty much swept the floor with all of us. This is the only time … Continue reading Beyonce and Balmain: A Coachella Love Affair #Beychella #Balmain
(Photo of Stella McCartney SS 2018) This Spring it's all or nothing. A nod to the past has brought back defined shapes and a play on colors. Put away your floral's and head to the stores to pick up your favorite look with an 80's flare. Shoulder pads are in and demure is out. These … Continue reading Spring/Summer 2018 Trends: Bringing Back the 80’s
(This was an article I wrote for someone else. but was never published. I do hope you enjoy my gift guide) It’s the Holidays! Trying to find a gift for your significant other today is extremely difficult. Gift guides are everywhere. There is a great deal information out there and what to buy for your … Continue reading It’s a Jolly old time to shop for gifts. DO’s and Don’ts for Buying for you special someone.
I like to see diversity in fashion. More than anything, I like to see expressive artist/designers bringing a little crazy. This months 'Josephine' editorial is just that. It's it's got a whole lotta va-va-voom and some serious, cha-cha. My favorite part? FIERCE COLOR!!! It's summer and we all want to bring the color out of the … Continue reading Vogue Brasils ‘Josephine’ brings sexy colors to this month’s issue!
Hooray it's summer! That means fabulous clothes, tons of sun and fabulous editorials. I was thing of something very 'artistique', but then I realized not all editorials need to be have to be mind blowing, sometimes you just want to have something simple, and gorgeous. With that I give a sexy, fun, frolicking editorial from … Continue reading Wildfox Summer 2017, model Lauren de Graaf, shot by Mark Hunter