Fashion News

Cristina Ruales Redefines Female Empowerment

 Cristina Ruales Redefines Sexiness

By Anna Spiewak, Contributing Fashion Editor The Brooklyn-based fashion designer is a strong believer in female empowerment and individuality and the proof is in the pudding—mainly her third show during Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week. Guests who attended the event at INGLOT studio (major cosmetics manufacturer out of Poland) inside Chelsea Market, NYC—found her show anything but usual. Instead, one felt transformed to a dance performance as ballerinas entered the center of the room on their... More »

Fashion Goes Tech Savvy with Fashion 2.0 Awards

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By Anna Spiewak, Contributing Entertainment Editor Who says the fashionable cannot be nerdy for a day and the nerdy fashionable? At the 6th annual Fashion 2.0 Awards, they can. Several industry leaders gathered at the Merkin Concert Hall near Lincoln Center to celebrate the event where fashion brand marketing collides with digital media. Sponsored by the Style Coalition, spearheaded by Yuli Ziv, the ceremony is the first industry-recognized distinction honoring “the most innovative fashion brands”... More »

Goodbye MBFW at Lincoln Center, Hello Shock-Value on the Runway!

By Anna Spiewak, Contributing Fashion Editor The last ever fashion week at Lincoln Center under the Mercedes-Benz umbrella has closed with a bang! The Fall/Winter 2015 IMG Fashion Week took a bow, Feb 12-19, bidding farewell to its main sponsor Mercedes-Benz, which is pulling the plug next season, and to Lincoln Center, which is ousting the fashion event from its venue after five years, in light of complaints from New York City Parks Advocates. As if a fashion apocalypse has unfolded, designers... More »

A Young Woman Achieves Big Dreams at MBFW

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by Erica Ashley Jackson, Featured Guest Writer On Wednesday February 17th, Mercedes Benz Fashion week held its bi-annual Art Institutes Fashion Show at Lincoln Center; where 12 selected students had the opportunity of a lifetime to showcase their fashion collection. Among the students was Nina Perdomo, a student at The Art Institute of New York. Born in Jacksonville, Florida Nina Perdomo’s fashion career started when she sketched and designed sneakers in high school. After being honorably discharged... More »

Fashion Kitchen at New York Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

By Dr. Iris Mohr, Chief Editor and Founder, Marketing Fashionista  Those with a Passion for Vibrant Fashion and Entertaining Can Enter for a Chance to Win a Trip to New York City to attend the Fashion Kitchen Event during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week   The CorningWare® brand celebrates all things colorful – from runways to dining rooms – and stylish entertaining with Fashion Kitchen. For the second year at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City, CorningWare will co-host this exclusive... More »

Alon Livne: An Inspiration to New Designers

By Dr. Iris Mohr, Chief Editor and Founder, Marketing Fashionista  DESIGNER: Alon Livné Here’s a true success story, and an inspiration to new designers.  From intern and to a contestant of Israel’s version of “Project Runway,”  Alon Livne has climbed the fashion ladder to dressing celebrities such as Beyonce and Lady Gaga.   INSPIRATION: George Melford’s 1921 silent film The Sheik, and the romantic tale it told of  “early imperialism in Morocco, when the privileged... More »

This Spring’s Hottest Nail Colors and Trends

  by Courtney Gordner, Featured Guest Writer As the snow begins to melt and signs of spring begin to appear, it’s time to start getting your spring wardrobe together. As one of the most essential details of any look is nail color, it’s important to know what this seasons “it” shades and styles are. Read on to find out this spring’s trendiest colors and designs for your nails, some of which are straight from NYC’s 2014 Fashion Week. Hot Hues Natural colors: One of this season’s... More »

Normal is the New Trend Around Town

by Courtney Gordner, Featured Guest Writer Fashion is a tool that people utilize to express themselves in an aesthetic way. However, with trends and styles constantly changing it can be a bit overwhelming to keep up with fads without losing who you see yourself as. Well, the new trend on the block is aiming to solve this problem with a throw-back to the early nineties effortless look. Referred to as “normcore,” this style just might be the next great thing to completely overhaul the fashion... More »

Runway Refresher: What Will Be Hot in Spring 2014

by Courtney Gordner, Featured Guest Writer Fashion runways forecast the trends we’ll see in the seasons ahead. This fall’s runways showed us exactly what would be popular come warmer weather — at least, the couture version. You may or may not have kept tabs on what designers sent down the catwalk, but not to worry: we’ve rounded up the top trends to expect this spring so that you can ready your wardrobe now. Pastels This might seem like a no-brainer considering the prominence of mint green,... More »

FW Fall 2014: 3 Emerging Designers Take The Stage

By Anna Spiewak, Contributing Entertainment Editor The weather has gotten colder, the snow lasts longer and the staff at New York Fashion Week’s Lincoln Center has gotten stricter, not letting anyone in past the door without a valid barcoded ticket. Nevertheless, couture fanatics flocked the fashion flagship Feb. 6-13, to see their favorite designers and evaluate the new ones coming on the horizon for the Fall/Winter 2014 collection. Three up-and-coming designers this season had the recurring... More »