On a cold Friday night last week, it was wonderful to stop in at Carol’s Daughter on West 125th Street and enjoy the warmth of their bright atmosphere and delicious delicacies while learning tips from the Carol’s Daughter styling team at the shop’s hair salon Mirror.Renee
While shopping for that special gift, make an appointment to visit Trunk Show Designer Consignment, a boutique at 275-277 W. 113th St., between Adam Clayton Powell and Frederick Douglass boulevards.
“Hair is like a flower,” said Paula Dowds, style specialist and owner of Ms. P’s Hair Studio, located at 280 W. 118th St. in New York City.
Slip into some Portuguese-made travel and comfort footwear that helps you get moving.
For the holidays, it’s all about glamour and attitude!
For the holidays, Fashion Pakistan USA celebrated their second year of designer shows.
Just in time for this cold weather, Harlem Haberdashery harbors a limited edition leather coat in the 5001 Flavors Collection that’s currently in the store.
Carmen Marc Valvo captivated the audience with a smashing collection for spring-summer 2015. His 25 years in business has been truly amazing.
With the holidays coming up fast, window shopping becomes a favorite pastime.
In her Coral Gables Atelier, Florida’s renowned designer Silvia Tcherassi unveiled a sensuous spring-summer 2015 fashion collection last Wednesday to a private group of VIP clients, industry insiders and the media.
Boys and girls ages 3 to 13 rocked the runway at New York City’s Hotel Pennsylvania last Saturday to benefit the Stop Bullying Project that’s finally catching on.
“Faking It: Originals, Copies and Counterfeits”
With temperatures dropping, knowing how to protect your skin from the winter weather is a must.
The fashion world has lost one of its greatest designers. Oscar de la Renta died Oct. 20.
While walking along West 117th Street at Frederick Douglas Boulevard, especially on the weekends, you will find Evetta Petty showing off her stylish hats.
The heels are high! The look is fly, and the styles are absolutely fabulous!
Author Miriam Kelly Ferguson weaves an interesting tale in her debut novel, “Weaver.”
With the cooler weather creeping in, you’ll want to make sure you stock up on new skin care products to help turn your bathroom into your home spa.
For fall, layered looks are fashion essentials for children. H&M has some cozy separates, including chunky knits with puffy coats and pom-pom hats, that look adorable on children.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its first major monographic exhibition devoted to the great 16th century Netherlandish artist Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502-1550).
When it comes to fashion design, no one told the story better than b michael.
For a digital skin consultation and a targeted facial, visit the SK II counter at Saks Fifth Avenue to help keep your skin glowing well into the fall months.
Various product lines were showcased in the side shops at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
What better way to “say something nice” than with flowers?
Celebrating its seventh season, Emerge! honored iconic model Beverly Johnson with its Fashion Innovator Award and introduced seven aspiring fashion.
Designer Son Jung Wan focused on “Dualism” for spring/summer 2015.
As back-to-school approaches, stress levels may rise, and teens are more likely to develop acne. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, more than 40 percent of adolescents have acne or acne scarring.
Julien’s Auctions, in Beverly Hills, California, announces the auction of country music star, Naomi Judd’s, costumes and personal items, scheduled for Nov. 7 and 8, at the Julien’s Auctions gallery.
Do you want to learn how to sew? Nov. 8, you can participate in sewing lessons online with “The Sewing Party.”
Collections by Michel Design Works has introduced a luxurious collection of home decorating items that will make great gifts and beautiful accents for your home.
For multiethnic women, DooBop specializes in brown skin tones and textured hair.
In Miami, it’s a wrap for Swim ‘15 Fashion Week!
For designer Swati Padmaraj, fashion design has been a lifelong dream and passion.
In Berlin, four young, up-and-coming German designers stood out during the recent Mercedes‑Benz Fashion Week shows.
This season is the best time to purchase your fur. For 2014/2015, furs hit the runway in designer collections of all levels. Fur is the top trend. The look is creative and redefined.
Alva Simone, created by mother and daughter design duo Shirley Newton and Simone Colbert, is a beautiful clothes collection for beautiful souls.
To promote tourism, goodwill and cultural style, the United Nations Pageant seeks inner beauty, unlike most pageants that typically focus on external beauty, glitz and glamour. The international event was held in Kingston, Jamaica, earlier this month. Contestants came from Africa, India, South America, the United States and the Caribbean and were scored on inner beauty, how they related with others and their support of community services. This was an opportunity for community service and cultural expression.
For Funk Fashion Week in Miami, Barraca Chic, a firm from Switzerland, debuted its Resort 2015 collection featuring Swarovski embellishments, the finest fabrics and unique silhouettes. Inspiration for this collection stemmed from the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece. Their swimsuits were highlighted with asymmetrical silhouettes and metallic gold rhombus prints.
As a woman, Byrnes understands the frustrations felt by many women who are searching for a flawless fit in a swim garment. Unrealistic standards in today’s fashion industry have typically limited the variety of swimsuits and styles available in this market.
In Brazil, the name Ivan Aguilar is synonymous with high-end menswear. His iconic suits and tailoring are impeccable. For fall ‘14, he showed his first women’s collection in New York. Exhibiting his multitalented skills, his presentation offered a bold performance, made with a true Brazilian rhythm. His designs were created with the global quality that’s expected on the North American catwalk.
At a recent opening for “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, the connection between art and fashion was evident. The evening was hosted by artist Jeff Koons. H&M fashions were also showcased on top models such as Alek Wek, China Chow, Stephanie Seymour, Leandra Medine and Cindy Sherman.
“Standing Ovations” (Motivated Press) by Robyn Hatcher provides an important formula for the art of public speaking. Their actor type is something most folks never think about when they are going for a job interview or making a presentation. All people are actors in some way, shape or form, and this author points you in a direction that can help you throughout your life.
Aguaclara swimwear designer Liliana Villalobos was born in Lima, Peru. She was the youngest of six siblings. After graduating from high school, she studied art courses at the University of Lima. Her family also lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Cuzco. In her younger years, she was also very active in sports and stood out in gymnastics.
Edwing D’Angelo’s 2015 Resort collection looks smashing, especially because his show was held in a space overlooking Central Park North in Harlem. Many spectators were awed to view his collection, called “The Pedigree of the New Blue Blood Lineage.”
Summer eyebrows are perfectly shaped, enhancing beautiful eyes and luscious lashes. Los Angeles’ buzz-worthy beauty brand Chella just launched its first Chella Brow Bar. On the cutting edge, it’s the latest edition of the beautiful Chella Brow & Eye Collection, which recently celebrated a grand opening in Westlake Village, Calif.
For autumn and winter, Lacoste Essential Design shows several collections in one. Overall, the company continues to combine classic silhouettes with a contemporary twist of colors and materials. The look is a sophisticated mix of high-end street wear and quality essentials. Lacoste Essential Design gives the discerning gentleman quality foot fashion that can be worn day or night.
“P.S. Art 2014: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids” is open for special viewing for three months, now through Aug. 25, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Artworks of all media by talented students pre-K through 12th grade are displayed in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education at the Met. The juried exhibition celebrates its 12th year.
For men, fashion is changing faster then ever. The way you look in your clothes is important. What you wear and the way you wear it gives you a fashionable look. However, you must be comfortable. Pay close attention to what’s coming up for the modern man who is now aware of some of fashion’s style secrets.
Angel Sanchez designs elegant looks on the line of the body. He began his career in the early 1990s in Caracas, Venezuela. His mother’s work as a designer inspired him to create fashion.
On my way to the Harlem office this morning, I bumped into famous designer b michael on the street. We both took off our sunglasses, laughed and greeted one another warmly. “I just have a few questions, if I could just have a moment,” I asked. Michael, wearing a beautiful yellow shirt, smiled. “Of course!”