Every Woman on the Runway

After so many seasons of calling for diversity on the runway, Becca McCharen-Tran of Chromat throws open the door and finally answers the call.  Yes, I’m talking about full diversity and inclusion of all who love fashion. Plus-size (hate that we call all women who are not stick thin this term), skinny (but not sickly),…

The Ability to Transcend Trends

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Amidst the current tone of androgyny and ultra-masculine inspired fashions, currently in stores for fall 2016 and looking ahead on the runways for spring 2017, the Marchesa spring 2017 collection is a welcomed break. It is nice to see beautifully crafted florals and metallics on the runway again.  Two fabrications traditionally…

Top 4 Picks for September

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland One semi-indie brand presenting at New York Fashion Week this September is Misha Collection.  Founded by Michelle Aznavorian, at age 19, Misha Collection is a go-to brand for celebs and socialites globally.  Kim Kardashian-West, Jennifer Lopez, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Bella and Gigi Hadid, amongst other celebrities, all have been seen in Misha Collection. Model Jourdan Dunn…

The Montage of Michael Costello

One of the first shows of NYFW I was looking forward to was Michael Costello.  The Project Runway alumni is known for his impeccable tailoring and creative evening gowns.   Unfortunately, his latest show left me wondering if Costello’s S/S 17′ collection is an homage to the worst trends of the 1980s; or a montage…

Gucci to Show in London

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Creative director of Gucci, Alessandro Michele has confirmed the brand will debut its Cruise 2017 collection in London.  This is a major change for the historic fashion brand, and one that several high-profile brands are likely to follow.  Most recently, Karl Lagerfeld announced Chanel will debut its 2017 Cruise collection in Cuba.  This…