Category: Fashion

NYFW Styling Tips

Now feeling a touch more seasoned at the fashion week of it all, I have to say this #NYFW was fantastic. I celebrated designer friends (here’s looking at you Wes & Misha), bumped into gal pals like Ms. Olivia Palermo, and rubbed shoulders with the fashion elite who were all champing at the bit to see what fall trends are in store.

Anatomy of Design: Edie Parker

You see these distinctive clutches on every red carpet. The acrylic objet-d’arts in throwback shapes and designs echoing those carried by starlets of the ’50s and ’60s. Brett Heyman, the LA born designer, who ran PR for Gucci until 2010 when she launched her adored line, Edie Parker, coveted the bags she would find at local second hand stores and flea markets.

Anatomy of Design: A.L.C.

Andrea Lieberman’s eponymous collection, A.L.C. has garnered accolades from the CFDA, and graced the pages of WWD, Vogue, and Harpers Bazaar. And there’s good reason. This New Yorker & Parsons School of Design grad, sheathed everyone from Jennifer Lopez and Gwen Stefani to Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz when she worked as a stylist before launching her line.

Bobo vs. Breton

Bohemian Bourgeois, aptly nicknamed “bobo” by les Parisiennes, refers to a fusion of social classes, much like “Champagne socialists” in the UK, or “limousine liberals” in the states. And as loaded as all of that may be, let’s just for a moment, put the political suggestion to the side and simply talk about what it means to be “bobo chic.”