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…

How Do You Walk on Water?

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Simple.  Follow these three steps.  First, donate $2.4 million dollars to Italy for the restoration of the Trevi Fountain.  Next, I hope your celebrating 90 years of fabulous fashions.  Finally, this is the most crucial step, your Fendi.  So, I guess no one literally was walking on water, more above the water.  Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar, Justine Picardie told CNN:…

Kendall Jenner Stars in Fendi Ad

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Earlier this year, Fendi showed its F/W 2016 collection and this month the ad campaign was released.  The campaign stars, reality show star and model Kendall Jenner.  The iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld shot the campaign as well.  There’s no doubt Lagerfeld would tap Jenner to star in the campaign as the two…

Chanel, Couture & Nature: A Zen State of Mind

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland It’s true fashion month is officially upon us.  With menswear shows completed, Paris Haute Couture week is upon us (Jan. 24-28).  Our month begins with CHANEL, the ultimate couture fashion house. Karl Lagerfeld delighted, and shocked audiences with an “environmentally conscious” dollhouse, set in a Parisian zen garden for Chanel’s Spring…