A Seattleite travels to New Zealand to compete in a fascinating couture competition.
Imagine an entire exhibition filled with hundreds of Lady Gagas, all flaunting the most original, theatrical, artistically avant-garde costumes in their arsenals, in a competition so spectacular it’s described as, “Mardi Gras meets Haute Couture at a Peter Gabriel concert directed by Salvador Dali.” Yeah. We’ll give you a minute to let that register.
Time to start your holiday shopping engines!
Show your support for the local design scene this Sunday and browse the latest and greatest in women’s (and men’s) clothing, jewelry and handbags at the THREAD Show. (more…)
Looking for your autumn ensemble? Here’s a few tips to perfect your seasonal look.
Want to update your closet for fall? Each season, you should add one investment piece — a high quality designer item that not only suits your style, but also has lasting fashion power. Here are some tips for finding the perfect investment for autumn that will update your look today, and work your closet for years to come. (more…)
Runway to Freedom set to rock the Pink Ultra Lounge tonight.
Mark Twain once said that “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” In 2010, Lauryn Grinnell, a hairstylist at Intermezzo Salon and Spa came up with the perfect response: Runway to Freedom. Grinnell created this charity fashion show to raise money and generate awareness about New Beginnings, a Seattle-based nonprofit that offers support to (more…)
Leopard is back, in a big way.
One of this season’s hottest trends is the comeback of a timeless classic, namely leopard. It’s popping up everywhere, from nearly every designer. Plus, you don’t have to spend a fortune to get a piece of this season’s hottest trend. Here are some of the season’s loveliest leopard confections. (more…)
The former “Hills” star on writing a bestseller and becoming a fashion designer.
I recently had the pleasure of chatting with former reality star and current best-selling author and blossoming fashion designer Lauren Conrad to discuss the details of her new upscale line of fashions, Paper Crown. (more…)
Seattleite gets the 411 straight from the guru on the hottest trends this season.
Fashion is going back in time this fall. Whether it be lady-like touches a la the ‘50s, hippie influences of the ‘70s, or leather circa the ‘80s — what’s old is new again! And we all know that’s good news in this economy. We chatted with Ken Downing, fashion director at Neiman Marcus, for the lowdown on all the leading looks. (more…)