Category Archives: International fashion

Paris Week, Paris Chic

There was a lot of excitement on the Paris runways this year. It was a riot of color, texture and innovation. For me, the most fun thing about the various Fashion Weeks is to try to determine which ideas will turn … Continue reading

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Food becomes wearable art

I discovered the fantastic work of Korean fine artist and photographer Sung Yeonju through the blog Fashionreworks.  He creates his dresses entirely from real fruits and vegetables. The colors, shapes and textures take on some amazing properties of silks, cottons, hemp … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga goes to Paris

Sometimes I get Lady Gaga and sometimes, well, I just don’t. This is a “don’t” moment, as she arrives at the Thierry Mugler show in Paris. I kinda like her current cover of Vogue (love the pink wig), although the … Continue reading

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South by Andy South launches at Neiman Marcus

Fashion Rules is Neiman Marcus’ celebration of all things spring 2011. The party will begin Thursday (March 3) evening at 6:30 p.m. with a fashion presentation, NM Edits, showcasing the best of spring fashions from throughout the store. At 7 p.m., uber talented … Continue reading

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Natalie Portman condemns John Galliano’s comments

Natalie Portman, who is the face of Dior Cherie fragrance and its current ad campaign, has condemned the anti-Semitic  tirade Dior designer John Galliano unleashed in a Paris bar. In a statement released Monday evening in Los Angeles, Portman said: “I … Continue reading

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Love, lust and the Oscars

The Oscars are always a fun night for me. I adore movies and this year there were a plethora of good ones, some even great. Jerry and I saw most of the nominated movies, although we (sadly) missed “Winter’s Bone.” … Continue reading

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Exploding prints

Just in case you were wondering if prints are in for fall 2011, just ask London-based designer Mary Katrantzou. Her prints, many of them head-to-toe, visually exploded on the runway at London Fashion Week. Each piece of this collection is exquisite in … Continue reading

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