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The fall lines and looks are starting to appear every place I turn and I couldn't be more excited. Fall is my favorite time of year. I call it "tights and sweater" season which makes me infinitely happy considering my giant drawer of colorful tights and shelves of crazy sweaters, which were kind of useless in my hometown of San Antonio, Texas. Like my Summer Wishlist last June, I decided to culminate all the things I'm in love with at the moment and either can't afford or might just splurge on in the next coming months. Read More
I've seen these photos pop up on tumblr every so often and after catching a glimpse of her at Fashion Week looking so prim and proper, I'm sort of nostalgic for this version of her. I believe the pictures were taken right about the time she became editor-in-chief at Vogue in 1988 and I love how completely polar opposite her style was compared to today. She seemed to follow trends in her personal style much more back then, evident by so much color and texture. Read More
As London Fashion Week rages on, I look to blogs such as KrisAtomic and Facehunter for great looks from overseas. Sadly, this post is the last of my Fashion Week photos. It was a fabulous week filled with style at every glance and I look forward to the street style of seasons to come! For now, enjoy my last bit of NYC Fashion Week.  Above you've got  Garance Dore and Scott Schuman of The Satorialist congregating outside Lincoln Center, taking photos here and there. Read More
This street style edition is chalk full of bloggers such as Bryanboy, Lifestyle Hunters, and one of my personal favorites, cinemagraph lady extraordinaire, Jamie Beck of From Me To You. The comings and goings of all the shows were just as exciting as the shows themselves and usually a chaotic crowd of photographers lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the hottest looks of the moment. This was at the fabulous Norma Kamali 3D shopping experience hence the somehow stylish 3D glasses. Read More
David Quinn might not be a name on your fashion radar, but this underground icon is poised to bring his fun, flattering fabric creations to the mainstream. Quinn makes art for artists to wear, creating costumes for dancers and circus performers, and gowns for brides and burlesque stars alike. He is known for unconventional fashion shows that double as performance art, and for working with neo-burlesque beauties such as World Famous *BOB* and recent Lagerfeld muse Dirty Martini, women whose charisma and curves require equally impressive clothes. Read More
When I heard designer and fellow San Antonian, Angelina Mata, was showcasing her Spring/Summer 2012 ready-to-wear collection for this year's Fashion Week, I knew I had to be there. I'd never seen her work before and wasn't sure what to expect, but I knew I wanted to celebrate Texan style makers and lovers in NYC.  I have to say, I was really blown away by her Atelier collection. Not only were the clothes gorgeous, but each was a look from head to toe of impeccable styling and rather than a traditional runway show, the models stood as a sort of living installation of pure fashion. Read More
Inspired by "nostalgia for a simpler time," Suzanne Rae created a simple, stylishly zen-like collection for Fashion Week using crepe de chine, silk chiffon, hemp jersey, and raw silk. The collection was quiet, but comprised of some very polished, clean looks. You could actually see the pieces on everyday kind of girls (except maybe that awesome straw coat thing above). There was an effortlessly hip kind of vibe to a lot of the looks and the models even look less like models and more like that super cool girl everyone knows. Read More
Laurie covered the event in this previous entry of the Advanced Style party hosted by Ari Seth Cohen and Style Rookie's Tavi Gevinson, but I thought I might share some of the amazing street style I was able to cover while we were there. It was pretty fantastic how people of all ages came together to celebrate style..in style! Everyone there looked fantastic dressed to the nines and it was one Fashion Week event I wont be forgetting any time soon.  Ilona Royce Smithkin's rendition of "La Vie En Rose" was a highlight of the night. Read More
Any female sneaker fiends out there? Being in New York, besides the color black, there is nothing more powerful than the sneaker. The right pair can make your whole outfit! So, there is no wonder that there are sneaker heads the world over sharing their love and stocking up their shelves with the newest, freshest, and most colorful. Even I become weak in the knees when I see nice sneakers (sigh).If you're like me you'll be excited to learn about the new book Girls Got Kicks, the first ever photo documentary of badass females told from a unique angle: their passion for sneakers. Read More
If there is one motto that I’ve always believed in, it is this: You can learn a lot from the elderly set. My own grandmother was a huge inspiration to me, she had a career and a family, superb manners, lived to be 96, and always managed to look impeccable. So when I first saw the blog Advanced Style I was instantly smitten. The creator and founder, the wonderful Ari Seth Cohen, has a deep, real passion for women of a certain age who do their own thing and who love to dress stylishly, and he has been photographing and interviewing these amazing folks since 2008. Read More