Chemicals in Clothing: The Hidden Price of Fashion

Don’t we all like to feel fashionable from time to time? This past week thousands have gathered in New York City for Fashion Week, and what a better time to talk about the hidden price we pay for our fashionable clothes. <<Big groans>> Debbie Downer is at it again! – Don’t worry, there’s some great news at the end of this post....more
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How to Follow Fashion Week at Home

Are you following Fashion Week? I'm quite envious of my son, he's sending me NYFW photos whenever he gets a chance....more

Quick Fashion Takes For Spring Summer 2012 - As seen on NYFW

The recent Spring/Summer NYFW didn't really serve that many surprises. Trend wise, floral prints, clean lines and bright shades such as coral, tangerine, yellow and turquoise look set to take the stage next Spring. This is a good sign, right? Nothing radical, which means what we have in our wardrobes are likely to still be fashion forward in 2012! 1. Simplicity with a dash of colour ...more

Sporting Style At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week In New York

Often touted as the “Super Bowl” of fashion, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week brings the biggest names in the business together to exhibit their newest collections. In recent years, athletes have become a prominent presence at runway shows, making a name for themselves among the fashion elite. From the newcomers to the veterans, sports stars are embracing high-style more than ever. Quarterbacks, tennis players and power forwards are among those being tapped by top fashion houses to front campaigns and assist with design....more

Blatantly Honest Fashion

I admit it.  Being called “fashionable” does not strike me as a compliment.  Bizarre woman I am in this culture, I know....more

Vassiolios Kostetsos To Plus-Sized Women: Drop Dead!

DAHLINGS –Having Full Figured Fashion Week on the horizon, June 16-19 in New York City, the epicenter of the universe, reminded your faithful correspondent of an interview I did with Vassilios Kostetsos during February’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.(The title of this entry is a paraphrase of a famous New York Post newspaper headline; look it up.) It was bitterly cold, both inside and outside the tents. The runways were overheated, but the main lobby was frigid....more

Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen Dead at 40

British fashion designer Alexander McQueen has committed suicide, according to a report in the Daily Mail. McQueen, 40, was found in his home in London. A source at his office told the Daily Mail, "It is a tragic loss. We are not making a comment at this time out of respect for the McQueen family." ...more

He and John Galliano were two of the craziest of the visionary crazies of our last twenty ...more