The Art of Fashion at Sotheby’s

At Sotheby’s auction house there is more than just art for sale. The Emporium, on view in their flagship New York location, is a new retail destination featuring luxury selections of mostly fashion items that are also works of art. The selection of handbags, jewelry, watches, clothing, sneakers, scarves and other curated items represent well-crafted… Continue reading The Art of Fashion at Sotheby’s

COTERIE & MAGIC 2022

COTERIE and MAGIC Shows at the Javits Center, NY beamed with bold colors, prints and patterns, all with feminine design details. This year’s show featured at COTERIE New York 700 brands including 150+ ones new to the show, MAGIC New York had 300 brands with 30 new. “The return of COTERIE and MAGIC New York… Continue reading COTERIE & MAGIC 2022

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Easily one of the best museum shows of 2021 – Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the Brooklyn Museum, on view through February 20, 2022. It chronicles the design house from the beginning under Mr. Dior himself and all the other designers that followed – Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf… Continue reading Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion

The Costume Institute’s In America: A Lexicon of Fashion at The Metropolitan Museum of Art features about 100 men’s and women’s ensembles by a diverse range of American designers from the 1940s to the present. Featured image: Gypsy Sport – top synthetic plain weave embroidered with cotton thread; shorts of cotton and synthetic plain weave.

Curve New York at Spring Studios

It was showtime for Curve New York 2021, this time at Spring Studios in TriBeCa, NY. Even though it was a much smaller show than in the past, buyers were still able to see the latest trends for the coming season. Relaxed looks are still an ongoing trend but now there is a noticeable push… Continue reading Curve New York at Spring Studios

It’s Good To Be Back!

Ready for some optimism, fun, color and fashion? Not to mention putting the last year very far in the rear view mirror? Yes! That was the feeling from attending my first in person shows since the pandemic: Cabana (women) in Miami Beach and Liberty Fairs (men) in the same venue at the Miami Beach Convention… Continue reading It’s Good To Be Back!

Slightly Alabama

Founded in 2013 by Dana Glaeser, Slightly Alabama is a brand of leather goods and a small atelier producing limited quantity leather bags, wallets, belts, cases and accessories. Along with Arthouse Books, this well curated store in NYC offers a mix of handcrafted American made goods, vintage records, first edition books and a few wonderful… Continue reading Slightly Alabama

The Next Great Lingerie Brands

One of the many takeaways from the February Curve New York show this week was the amazingly talented and innovative makers in the show. These are designers not came up with great ideas, but was able to execute that thought into beautifully wearable products with an eye beyond fashion to fit, quality and craftsmanship. Designers… Continue reading The Next Great Lingerie Brands