International Designer Tracy Reese..Fashion Week 10
Feb25

International Designer Tracy Reese..Fashion Week 10

Detroit native Tracy Reese headed for Manhattan in 1982 to attend Parsons School of Design where she received an accelerated degree in 1984.  With an innate desire to create beautiful things, Upon graduation, Reese apprenticed under designer Martine Sitbon while working for the small contemporary firm, Arlequin. Reese worked at some of the industry’s top fashion houses, including Perry Ellis where she was the design director for...

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Rihanna graces yet another major magazine this time W Magazine hot!!!
Feb24

Rihanna graces yet another major magazine this time W Magazine hot!!!

View Pics Inside >>> KISS Magazine is the only high end urban magazine that is free to the Fashion & Entertainment industries. [SURVEYS...

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Naomi and celebrity friends walk the runway for Haiti “ Mercades Benz Fashion Week Spring 2010
Feb23

Naomi and celebrity friends walk the runway for Haiti “ Mercades Benz Fashion Week Spring 2010

Last week Naomi Campbell launched the first leg of her ‘Relief for Haiti’ fashion show fundraiser in New York. Campbell hit the runway with everyone from Chris Brown, Helena Christensen, Donna Karan and Kelly Osbourne to help raise money for the earthquake victims. “The rebuild is a long job,” she told Reuters. “It’s something that has be ongoing”. The show was opened by Sarah Ferguson,...

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French Vogue “ Blackface or Fashion??  You Decide
Feb23

French Vogue “ Blackface or Fashion?? You Decide

It’s ironic timing that, just after the issue of race came up at London Fashion Week with PPQ staging an all-black-model runway show, French Vogue is catching heat for a controversial photo shoot with Lara Stone. A 14-page spread for the October issue shows the Dutch model in blackface. Click here for original story:...

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ARISE Magazine brings Africa to New York for Fashion Week 2010

It takes a lot to make New York stop and take notice but when ARISE came to town for the African Fashion Collective show at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week it not only paid attention, it stood up and applauded too. The ARISE runway showcased four designers (Tiffany Amber, Stoned Cherrie, Xuly Bet and Momo) as well as international cast of models includedg Alek Wek, LIya Kebede, Oluchi, Tyson Beckford, Chanel Iman and –...

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Academy of Art University “ Rise of the new era designer Fashion Week Spring 2010.

Fashion design has always been a very competitive field to break into, better yet become success in. With today’s slumping economy retailers have also been affected and have laid of over 1 million workers. So what does a young talented fashion design student, who is investing over 50k into his or her future do? Well why not try debuting your talent at the world’s hottest fashion week. Director of Fashion Academy Art...

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Gucci Handbags Fashion Week 2010

If the show isn’t wow-worthy, it can be easy to flip through Style.com without really absorbing what I’m looking at, much like I did with my textbooks in high school (and, let’s face it, college). But I looked through Gucci Handbags Spring 2010 twice, with rapt attention – not only is this Frida Giannini’s best collection of clothing since her era at the brand began, but it’s also the strongest lineup of accessories that...

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V Magazine stays curves ahead of the industry!!
Feb16

V Magazine stays curves ahead of the industry!!

Since Vogue was started in the late 1800′s, magazines have consistently celebrated “thin” as the model figure. Well, thin use to be “in,” but now? It is on the way out. Finally, there is a slow shift from sizes 0 to 6 as being the standard of beauty to sizes 8 and up being the norm. American women, on average, are a size 10 and up. So it’s about time for our magazine culture to represent what we see...

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New Vanity Fair Cover “ Isn’t really fair!!

Does anything strike you as odd about this latest Vanity Fair cover spread? Yes, it’s their 16th annual ­”Hollywood Issue”, shot as usual by Annie Leibovitz, and intending to herald the bright young things of Tinseltown, just in time for this year’s Oscars. A row of elegantly coiffed pretty young things gaze out from the gatefold, draped on the lawn, showing just the right amount of powdered skin, styled to...

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Rihanna’s edgy cover shoot with Vogue Italia

Rihanna has done a lot since she began roughly four years ago. Quickly becoming one of the best-selling artists of this decade, and the one with the most solo #1s on the Hot 100 (tied withBeyoncé), and then the whole Chris Brown fiasco. Now, after months of no new music, and no contact with Chris Brown (we hope) she is coming out with a bang after releasing “Run This Town” with Jay Z and Kanye West, and supposedly having new...

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