Paris Spring 2010

By Milton The runway shows from the Paris Spring 2010 collections were full of surprises and as expected, beautiful clothes.  Some of these included Alexander McQueen's short dresses, with digitally printed reptile patterns and shoes that were simply amazing; while Valentino's short party dresses in soft tones like pale yellow, rose, gold and nudes made … Continue reading Paris Spring 2010

New York City’sFashion Week – Spring 2010

By Milton If you love fashion, then you are going to love these highlights from Mercedes-Benz New York City's Fashion Week Spring 2010.  Fashion week started on September 10th and will continue until September 17th. There are so many great shows and this is just the first part of a series of images and videos I will … Continue reading New York City’sFashion Week – Spring 2010

Do-it-Yourself Ideas with Zipper Rosettes

By Milton As I mentioned in my Fall '09 Accessories post, Zippers are coming big in a new way for this season. Designers are using them not only for their function, but also as embellishments on jackets, bags, shoes and anything you can think of.  M&J Trimming just got these new Zipper Rosettes.  Here are … Continue reading Do-it-Yourself Ideas with Zipper Rosettes

Fall 09 Accessories

This has been a short summer, and before we even realize it, we’ll be wearing our fall jackets. Although some of us may not look forward to fall, accessorizing our outfits this coming season will be a lot of fun. Some designers added accessories full of details and embellishments to their collections. There are so … Continue reading Fall 09 Accessories

Making your own Feather Accessories

By Milton This summer, feathers made a come back.  People everywhere are wearing them to accessorize headbands, hair clips, necklaces, earrings, bags, hats, shoes and the list goes on.  The great thing about feathers is that you could get any look you want depending on your personality. You can go from a hipster look to … Continue reading Making your own Feather Accessories

Vintage Inspired Headbands

By Milton Here is an easy way to create vintage inspired headbands. To make these two  I  used Beaded Trim to cover the headband and then glued the edges at the bottom with Gem Tac and a Glue Gun. Gem Tac is great when working with trims that have tiny beads because it prevents the … Continue reading Vintage Inspired Headbands

Paris Couture: Autumn/Winter 2009/10

By Milton Givenchy (Above)  Here are some highlights from the first round of the Paris Couture shows for Autumn/Winter 2009/10. Haute Couture is French for "High Sewing" or "High Dressmaking".  Couture collections are defined by the quality of materials used, custom tailoring, and intricate by hand needle work.  A single piece in the collection can … Continue reading Paris Couture: Autumn/Winter 2009/10

Milan Menswear Spring 2010

 By Milton Alexander McQueen The first group of menswear ended yesterday in Milan. The shows included Alexander McQueen, D&G, Dsquared, Emporio Armani, Etro, John Varvatos, Marni, Salvatore Ferragamo, Z Zegna, Bottega Veneta, Burberry Prorsum, C.P. Company, Calvin Klein Collection, Costume National, Dolce & Gabbana, Ermenegildo Zegna, Gianfranco Ferré, Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Jil Sander, Missoni, Moschino, … Continue reading Milan Menswear Spring 2010

Details from the Resort 2010 Collection

By Milton Chanel (Above) Many times, small details are the ones that give life and personality to a garment. Too often, we overlook these details and don’t realize how embellishments can make a piece look beautiful.  To demonstrate this, I picked 7 looks from the Resort 2010 collection. They have different kind of embellishments and … Continue reading Details from the Resort 2010 Collection