Welcome to Forever 21 where the size isn’t right, but we have everything. – Why, Forever 21 is headed towards Bankruptcy

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

Karl Lagerfeld Passes at 85. Je Suis Triste: A Fond Farewell to a Fashion Icon.

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.

Beyonce and Balmain: A Coachella Love Affair #Beychella #Balmain

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

Spring/Summer 2018 Trends: Bringing Back the 80’s

(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

It’s a Jolly old time to shop for gifts. DO’s and Don’ts for Buying for you special someone.

(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.

Alexander McQueen SS 2015 Avant Art #SS2015 #Spring #Leather #Flowers #Flourish #WearableArt #McQueen

Sarah Burton has taken the Haus of McQueen and made it a fully functioning palais de genius since McQueen's unfortunate departure in 2002. Her sense of style, art and the dramatic have become a beautiful beast with a dash of feminine mystique. This season the Haus of McQueen has brought laser cut garments, with an … Continue reading Alexander McQueen SS 2015 Avant Art #SS2015 #Spring #Leather #Flowers #Flourish #WearableArt #McQueen

Trend Report #NYFW Baby Pinks, Blues and Bolds #Day5 #Trend #SS2015

Thank god for Style.com and their runway reporting. They report every collection, designer and runway worldwide and those of us in the industry would be lost without them. Especially when we are on the wrong side of the country during NYFW. But business is business and while I hustle and shake in LA (new products, … Continue reading Trend Report #NYFW Baby Pinks, Blues and Bolds #Day5 #Trend #SS2015