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
I LOVE this girl. Lindsey Wixson is not only one hell of a model, but a fighter for justice and the earth. She's also a current muse of Karl Lagerfeld (Chanel in case you've been sleeping) and is not only a great editorial model, but really tall, and rocks the runways. She's infamous for her … Continue reading ELLE UK June 2017 Lindsey Wixson by Gilles Bensimon
I've ditched all my vices these days in favor of becoming an adrenaline junkie. There is nothing more exhilarating in my life than being thrown into an extreme situation. I live for it. That'swhy when I get offered a 20 model fashion show, I can NEVER say no. When I was asked to help out … Continue reading Hollyrod Foundation Design Care 2015 #StylistDiaries #20Models #Charity #AutismAwareness
The last week have been a whirlwind. I recently got back from a relaxing and enjoyable month-long vacation in the California Redwoods. Apparently it was too relaxing because the second I headed back to LA I got double booked on some amazing shoots. The first was for a longtime acquaintance in LA who is tiny, … Continue reading Stylist Diaries; Two shoots, One supermodel and a Whole Lot of Caffeine #ElizabethDeo #EugeniaKuzmina #StylistLife #SetLife #StylistDiaries
I want to declare my mad love for Iggy Azalea right now. Up to a point. This is that point. Welcome to the fabulous new release by mostly Britney Spears with a dash of Iggy Azalea to push it into the Top 40 billboard hits. It's called 'Pretty Girls' because really it's all you hear … Continue reading Britney Spears vs. Iggy Azalea ‘Pretty Girls’ #MusicVideo #Fail #80s #WTH
I'm starting a new trend and it's called Dagne Dover-ing it. Chic, Classy and surprisingly functional I was sold at multi-pocket. MY life is fast paced and, happily chaotic. I am constantly on the lookout for a bag that is going to fit into my mad lifestyle. Between jumping around town to catch fashion shows … Continue reading Dagne Dover it! Get Your Bag Fix On! Interview with Founder/CEO Melissa Mash #Totes #Accessories #MustHave #Spring #Summer #Fashionista #DagneDover
Courtney Allegra shined at Art Hearts Fashion during LAFW swimsuits. Bringing her unique style's in swimwear, Allegra, began designing and producing her line at 12. Now at 18 she is a strong entrepreneur coming into her own on the runway with clean lines, knowledge of fabrics, and a drive for business, creating a perfect collection … Continue reading Runway Report – Courtney Allegra Swimwear at Art Hearts Fashion #LAFW #Swimwear #Runway #2015
Glamour Fashion Week is the newest event in the fashion industry. We are set to launch our first year on 2015. Our goal is to set and accommodate a platform for our designers to show case they latest collection’s. We will be presenting, along with the designers, live performances, vendors, and events ensuring that Glamour … Continue reading For Immediate Release: Glamour Fashion Week to Take Over International Runways in 2015-2016
I have decided that philanthropy is my new favorite color. It goes with everything and makes everyone look good. You are always hot in it and the trend never dies. I especially like philanthropy when it's attached to 24K accessories, don't you? Enter 'Love Shawls'. A brilliant new look in fashion brought to you by the beautiful … Continue reading ‘Love Shawls’ Steals Our Hearts #Gifts #Luxury #Scarves #PreciousGems #Gold #Silver