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"Ideal" Figure in 1931 Hollywood Revealed by Recovered Article

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

While certain movements have committed to promoting healthier body types for women in the media, most of what we still see on the silver screen, the red carpet, and the runways suggests that (and encourages) society’s view of the “perfect woman” is something of a long-legged, rail-thin creature with the kinds of body measurements that only pre-teen girls could possess. But recent findings of a vintage article show what was considered Hollywood’s best figure back in 1931, and you may be shocked at the results.... Read More

Celebrate Earth Day in These 5 Eco-Friendly Labels that Make the World a Better Place

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

April showers aside, there are many reasons why we love this month— Earth Day being one of them. Though the mention of Earth Day reminds us of sticky blue and green arts and crafts projects from elementary school, now that we’re all grown up, we can celebrate living sustainably in a more fashionable way. Eco-conscious clothing is nothing new, but the trend has definitely gained momentum, attention, and support in the last few years. If you’re looking for a stylish way to celebrate our abundant Earth this Monday and any other day of the year, look no further than these eco-friendly fashion lines that make not only our planet a priority, but your style, too.... Read More

Luxury Designers' Worst Fashion Fails

Apr 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

The best luxury designers tend to be held up on a pedestal, their dreadful blunders and embarrassing moments casually overlooked for fashion’s sake. While we admittedly have strong obsessions with most luxury designers, we can’t overlook the few times that they made (or almost made) devastating mistakes. And so, to remove that diamond encrusted halo that hovers oh so perfectly over most of their heads, we decided to compile a list of the five worst moments from our favorite style icons. From cringe-worthy collections to moves that could have ruined their careers, here is our list of the worst moments from some of world's best designers.... Read More

Ralph Lauren's Fall Collection Is A Melting Pot of Aesthetics

Apr 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  1 Comment

It is hard to pinpoint one specific area of inspiration for the Ralph Lauren Fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection. With clear references to Parisian chic, old-world Russian glamour, and sailor-inspired ensembles this luxury fashion collection is a delightful mixture of some of our favorite trends. Posh and put-together, the outfits certainly contain that quintessential Ralph Lauren appeal along with one of our favorite fall looks: black on black on black. The mixture of dark hues coupled with Ralph Lauren's sophisticated style results in a collection that blends Old World elegance and contemporary prep.... Read More

Interview with Exotic Handbag Designer Ethan Koh

Apr 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Having made a dramatic entrance on to the fashion scene with the unveiling of his debut collection in early 2011, luxury designer Ethan Koh was quickly billed as one to watch. With inspirations and influencers like Tomas Maier, Patek Philippe, Jean Louis Forain and Jack Vettriano, the budding designer works with exotic animal skins for his luxury leather brand, ETHAN K, to handcraft limited edition items such as shoes and handbags. Here, the 26-year-old talks about what’s in store for 2013, his inspirations, and designing a bag for Dita Von Teese...... Read More

How to Dress Appropriately for Different Vacations

Apr 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

You have finally purchased and planned your luxury vacation and now it is time to take on the one step that haunts virtually every woman: the packing. It seems that no matter what you do to prepare you always find that you have either over- or under-packed. However, the worst feeling is arriving at your Caribbean resort only to realize that you packed for a trip to New York. While we can’t physically be by your side when preparing for your voyage, we CAN give you tips on how to dress appropriately for each and every one of your getaways.... Read More

 
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