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Archive for September, 2011

09/30/2011

Collaboration Nation

If you love a good shopportunity like me, then pay close attention to the collections below, created by celebs and designers. Seems like you can’t swing a stiletto these days without hitting a store that’s advertising a collaboration with someone famous…and, my friends, that’s where the stylish deals come in. By the way, I’d love […]

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09/19/2011

Emmys List

The stand out trend last night, aside from red, red everywhere, was understated or no jewelry at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, which left the creative in me stylistically bereft.  It’s like all of a sudden the fashion world got wind of the recession, scaled back and dressed down the celebs. I just don’t know, […]

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09/16/2011

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: Interpreted

Well, you had to know it was coming….a reflection and  report on Fashion Week.  The challenge with this blog was how to organize the coveted chaos of fashion’s biggest week. Frankly, it’s almost more than a girl can process into some form of cohesive shorthand.  So, to keep it light and take the edge off, […]

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09/14/2011

Social Studies

With summer coming to a close, I thought it would be fun to share what some of the socially stylish have been up to during Sarasota’s off-season…. PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT One half of one of the most handsome and successful couples in Sarasota was recently presented with a high honor from the White House. Congratulations and […]

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09/9/2011

Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion’s L’enfant Terrible

Whether you love it or hate it, Madonna’s infamous and iconic conical bra, created by Jean Paul Gaultier for her 1990s Blond Ambition tour, has an interesting back story. The thing is, the look wasn’t first designed for her. Preceding all others, the original style risk-taker was none other than Nana, Gaultier’s childhood teddy bear. […]

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09/2/2011

Waterproofing

If the past few weeks are any indication of what’s to come weather-wise, then we have just cause to get a head start on waterproofing our wardrobes–let’s call it a foul-weather gear primer.  My promise to you, even though the retro Mad Men look is in, is that there will be no black, over-the-shoe galoshes […]

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