Mariana Leung


Spring 2017 Collections of 5 Black Fashion Designers

Diversity in runway fashion has been a big issue in the industry, but so far, the story has largely been contained to model casting. African-American designers have rarely been discussed as a group. This week, the Museum at FIT opened its exhibit on Black Fashion Designers in a small step to correct this ....more

Shop Your Holiday Dress With B. Michael at Macy's

Haven't found your perfect party dress yet? Holiday shopping at Macy's is an event unto itself. There are fashion shows with designers, Santaland, fireworks, tree lighting, parades or Believe Day in cities all over the country ....more

Charliewood: Faux Fur Flies at the Charlie Le Mindu NYC Debut

In a world of corporate apparel, you forget how much fun a collision of fashion and art can be. French artist/designer Charlie Le Mindu made his debut on the New York scene on Monday night with his performance art fashion show dubbed Charliewood.I became a...more

#GivingTuesday Donate Your Time or Money, It's Fashionable

Did you enjoy your Thanksgiving weekend? What were you thankful for? Consider #GivingTuesday ....more

FAB Exclusive: Lily Collins Chats Rules Don't Apply

I had the privilege of attending a screening of the upcoming film Rules Don't Apply. It is a drama romance of two fresh-faced Hollywood newbies who are brought together through their employment with Howard Hughes. Warren Beatty wrote, directed and starred as the eccentric mogul ....more

Zang Toi Spring 2017

Fashion designers in New York had their heads in France for Spring 2017. Zang Toi was swept up in the romance of Parisian ladies of leisure of the 1960's for his daywear and the country beauty of Giverny for his luxurious evening looks.Toi brought together a sophisticated color palette of black, lilac, cashmere gray, and dark violet. Beautiful 3D embroidery of trailing wisteria embellished the dresses and jackets ....more

Desigual's Snapchat Styling Spring 2017

So 2016 is the season that social media styled the runway. The Desigual Spring 2017 show took that quite literally by opening the show on a giant lit red circle to emulate the Snapchat button....more

Blogger Love: Designers We Crush On

This week's round-up of blogger love for my fellow fashion bloggers are a sharefest for their favorite designers. People wrote about their favorite designers from big names to start-ups. Bloggers expressed their favorite fall fashion items or styled looks....more

5 NYFW Designers Who Cast Real People for Spring 2017

In recent years, NY Fashion Week runways have slowly begun to become more diverse. But, while some designers are featuring a mix of ethnicities, it is still rare that catwalks will include a range of ages. Even fewer are showcasing models in different shapes or sizes ....more

Halloween Chic in Upstate NY: Headless Horseman Hayrides, Roxbury Motel

Happy Halloween! The taste level of this holiday varies from spooky, chic to hideous. Halloween in the Catskills can be all three ....more