Sally Lapointe Spring 2013 Review

SALLY LAPOINTE NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 By Alison Baenen Sally LaPointe started Spring’s design process by photographing natural things—rock formations, marble, and quarries—but hit the inspiration jackpot when she came across pictures… Continue reading Charlotte Ronson Spring 2013 Review

CHARLOTTE RONSON NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 8, 2012 By Alison Baenen Backstage before her show, Charlotte Ronson attributed her golden glow to the sunny shade of the dress she was wearing—look 15 from the… Continue reading Katie Gallagher Spring 2013 Review

KATIE GALLAGHER NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 By Alison Baenen A young RISD grad with audible buzz, Katie Gallagher debuted her line at New York Fashion Week with her Spring 2010 collection; before… Continue reading Siki Im Spring 2013 Review

SIKI IM NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012 By Alison Baenen Women turn to men for sartorial inspiration all the time; why shouldn’t it work the other way around? Siki Im has no problem… Continue reading Lisa Perry Spring 2013 Review

LISA PERRY NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012 By Alison Baenen “Even though I’m always inspired by the sixties, it’s important for me to stay modern,” Lisa Perry said during a presentation at her… Continue reading Kimberly Ovitz Spring 2013 review

KIMBERLY OVITZ NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012 By Alison Baenen For a far-flung inspiration, look no further than Kimberly Ovitz’s Spring muse: Almagul Menlibayeva, a Kazakhstani performance artist who filters cultural experiences through… Continue reading Jenni Kayne Spring 2013 Review

JENNI KAYNE NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012 By Alison Baenen Jenni Kayne carried over her Resort collection’s loosely surf-inspired vibe into Spring. Prints, color-blocking, and a strong palette were the key messages here.… Continue reading Spring 2013 Rachel Comey review

Rachel Comey  NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 By Alison Baenen In response to her clients’ requests, Rachel Comey focused on occasion dressing for Spring, an area the work-and-weekend-wear designer had previously left unexplored. “I’m used… Continue reading

Ralph Lauren Magazine: Downton Abbey

 DOWNTON STYLE BY ALISON BAENEN It’s earned an entry in the Guinness World Records, generated a Tumblr site dedicated solely to its lamps, garnered a slew of Emmys, and turned millions of Americans into… Continue reading

Assignment for Friday, June 22: The Shirt Off Your Back

Explorers! What a week. You’ve braved the heat, worked at Bird, voted on a Flavor Paper design, made necklaces, and discovered geocaching. I, for one, am impressed. Today is where everything you’ve seen… Continue reading