Month: February 2016

OSCARS 2016 – THE WINNERS

The 88th Academy Awards, held on Sunday, February 28th in Los Angeles, California, was a night filled with Oscar firsts and big wins. Host, Chris Rock, took on the subject of the controversy over lack of racial diversity and the Oscar Boycott in style. In pure comedic fashion he made light of an intense situation…

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BOYCOTT CONTROVERSY: LANDS’ END APOLOGIZES FOR FEATURING LEGEND GLORIA STEINEM

It seems everyone is boycott crazy these days and preppy all-American brand Lands' End is the latest to fall victim to haters. Last year the company took on as CEO, Federica Marchionni, previously at fashion powerhouse Dolce & Gabbana. In what many would consider a brilliant move, she featured the legendary feminist Gloria Steinem in…

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PERFORMERS BOYCOTT THE 2016 ACADEMY AWARDS

The Academy Awards are coming fast. On February 28th, Hollywood's biggest names will gather to honor the past year's cinematic achievements. However, there will be quite a few people who will not be in attendance at the 2016 ceremony. Since announcing nominees, the Academy Awards have come under fire for a lack of minority presence, prompting #OscarsSoWhite to make…

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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BROOKE CANDY’S “HAPPY DAYS”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJtu2jdvTj0 Watch Brooke behind the scenes of "Happy Days" Brooke Candy recently released a new video just a few weeks ago, titled "Happy Days." Following the release, she has now given fans a behind the scenes glimpse of the "Happy Days" set. “Happy Days” was written by Brooke and Talay Riley (whose written songs for Ellie Goulding, Usher) and…

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SANTIGOLD’S NEWEST VIDEO INCLUDES YOU!

An an appetizer to Santigold's newest album, "99¢," set to come out on Friday, February 26, the singer has released an innovative music video for the track "Can't Get Enough of Myself." The video, which is the first of it's kind, uses the front facing camera found on most computers and phones to incorporate the viewer into the…

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ROBERT PATTINSON IS NEW FACE OF DIOR HOMME

The House of Dior has announced that the new face of Dior Homme is none other than Robert Pattinson. Well-known for being every teenage girl's favorite vampire, Pattinson is the first Hollywood actor to represent the Dior Homme fashion campaign. The actor and the fashion house have built a relationship together since 2012, Pattinson's start date as…

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PARIS FASHION WEEK – FALL/WINTER 2016 SCHEDULE

Paris Fashion Week is fast approaching! From March 1st to the 9th, fashionistas around the globe will flock to the city of lights to see the latest offerings from renowned fashion houses and cult labels including Chanel, Givenchy, Dior, and Dries Van Noten.  One thing that is sure to be on everyone minds is Balenciaga's upcoming Fall/Winter collection.  It will…

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LONDON FASHION WEEK F/W 2016 HIGHLIGHTS

London Fashion Week always brings a fresh outlook and edgy take on style as we know it. This season's ready-to-wear collections were creative and cool, bringing new trends to the forefront of the fashion world. Big at London Fashion Week was a technical take on style, coined with the term "fash-tech." Venues, shows, and garments alike were…

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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Sarah Burton's newest collection for Alexander McQueen was a feminine dream with delicate ruffles, sheer knits, detailed embroidery and a ethereal touch. For Burton, the collection was opposite of the tough, punk, edginess for which McQueen was once known. Though a bit of darkness, beauty, and detailing remains, the pieces flowed off the body with…

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BURBERRY – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Burberry's newest collection held some of Christopher Bailey's signature trends: military inspired outerwear, rock 'n' roll details, and an aspect of refined British glam. The coats in hues of deep navy and army green had big gold buttons, wide collars, and red and gold stitching, similar to the mens trends seen on Burberry's runway a…

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GARETH PUGH – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

In a tribute to skirt suits, power dressing, and a strong woman, Gareth Pugh created a runway that was patriotic, powerful, and fun. Shown on February 21 and attended by French ballet star Marie-Agnès Gillot at the Grand Temple of Freemasons Hall, Pugh debuted a collection that was reminiscent of the eighties, yet with a modern flair.…

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HOUSE OF HOLLAND – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

The House of Holland fall/winter collection shown on February 20th looked ready to head from the runway to the dance floor. Inspired by the chic fashion and carefree lifestyle of the 20s and 70s, designer Henry Holland created dresses for the party girls. In bright reddish-orange hues and baby blue, looks were complimented by lace adding…

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JULIEN MACDONALD – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Julien MacDonald's Fall 2016 collection show at London Fashion Week was nothing short of glamorous on February 20th at London's One Mayfair. What used to be a 19th century church, transformed into a a high fashion runway. Beginning with a plunging neckline shimmery dress, the tone was set for the rest of the show. Both…

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JW ANDERSON – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

On a runway so thin that the spectators were nearly touching the models, JW Anderson debuted a collection of highly structured and cooly unique dresses and top-bottom combos. For the most interesting of ladies at the cocktail party, the frocks were layered with sharp ruffles, zipped up collars, and three-dimensional accessories. In contrasting colors, all the garments had…

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MARY KATRANTZOU – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Mary Katrantzou's silver runway reflected like the sunlight hitting the ocean on February 21st. Models donned a mix of prints, textures, and styles to create an eclectic collection that was both fun and unique. With a Western theme and Dolly Parton on the sound system, Katrantzou took that cheeky flair to a modern state. Many models…

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MULBERRY – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

The fall/winter 2016 Mulberry collection combines both street sense and street style in a completely wearable, yet also trendy line. Creative director Johnny Coca created coats and capes were created in wool fabric with military accents. Colored in classic navy, olive and plum, with silver detailing, the outerwear was very British. The tailoring was done to…

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PAM HOGG – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Spikes, leather, and stars flooded the runway during Pam Hogg's Fall 2016 show on February 19th. The glam rock vibe not only was felt with the clothes, but the models also wore a dark smokey eye with a paler face. A few of Hogg's dresses mimicked an old fashioned, hoop skirt with a witchy feel.…

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PETER PILOTTO – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Peter Pilotto designers Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos were inspired by winter landscapes for their fall/winter 2016 collection. Shown on February 22, the looks were in icy tones of blues, purples and grays. Embroidered details played a huge role in this collection, adding to the heavy textures and chilly colors. Calf grazing skirts with detailed patterns and…

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PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 RUNWAY SHOW

On Sunday at London Fashion Week, Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi sent a flock of glamorous model magpies down the runway. Preen FW16 featured multi-layered floral looks that included bustier dresses, frilly blouses, plaid coats, and lace-up boots to channel the “poetry groupie,” a muse that Thornton described as “a bit like a rock-star groupie,…

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SIMONE ROCHA – LONDON – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Simone Rocha was inspired by the recent birth of her daughter to create her Fall 2016 collection which showed on February 20th during London Fashion Week. Her "matrons" depicted a Victorian Gothic style reminiscent of a nurse in a hospital. Many of the pieces included a gauze apron over a dress of a classic tweed…

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