Shiaparelli and Prada: Met Madness

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The Met Museum Shiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations – is the new feature at the Met Mueseum’s Spring 2012 Costume Exhibition – it “explores the striking affinities between Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, two Italian designers from different eras.” Inspired by a Miguel Covarrubia’s Vanity fair interview in the 1930’s, and Baz Luhrman’s video of … Continue reading

Burberry Prorsum Autumn/Winter 2012: VIDEO

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  As fashion shows are entering the digital world, more of the general public can see live streams! This show may not be live, but this is great, high quality, that you want to see. To see the video, click here.  

Nine West Spring 2012 Campaign

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The Nine West Spring 2012 advertising campaign, depicts a girl’s weekend getaway in Miami, whilst taking a spin on the modern age social media with photography, styling , and tweet like slogans. Nine West features 4 key spring trends – Glitter, Silver, Floral & Brights – which will include Twitter hashtags that speak to each … Continue reading

Red Valentino Fall 2012. I am in LOVE.

These are just my select favorites from the Red Valentino, Fall 2012 Collection. I am in awe of the craftsmanship of the garments to the makeup to the stage setting. The silhouettes, color choice, and design are such a fun romance- inspired by a modernized Victorian woman with a bit of the 40’s flair-and the playfulness from a children’s storybook. … Continue reading

I made a “Fancy Schmancy Jacket”

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For my advanced pattern class last semester here at Stout, we had to make a fully lined, fitted, suit jacket for ourselves. It took one month to make. From the multiple  muslin fittings to the construction, I cannot say I feel deeply inclined to ever make one again. One month is the bare minimum to … Continue reading