AFTERNOON IN THE SUN

This is the second part of a 4-part series on adding Victorian flair to everyday fashion. Read the first part. And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that … Read moreAFTERNOON IN THE SUN

MODERN VICTORIAN

I’d like to call it the Downton Abbey effect: It seems like in every high-end boutique and fast-fashion mecca alike, there’s a ruffled silk blouse or flowy Gunne Sax copycat maxi dress in the window. Like when I stopped by Zimmerman’s new brick-and-mortar in Las … Read moreMODERN VICTORIAN

Passion4Fashion Week 2019

Another summer, another Passion4Fashion Week — but this time with an even more robust schedule of events. Last month, P4FW kicked off with its inaugural awards show at 416 Wabash where organizer and celebrity stylist Nicole Rene announced the winners of a round of fan … Read morePassion4Fashion Week 2019

Showtime in Shoji

It’s no secret that my favorite place in the world is Japan. Just ask my friends. They’ll tell you that my first love wasn’t my husband — or any of the guys I dated before him — but instead was this island nation 6,000 miles … Read moreShowtime in Shoji

Faces of Fashion: Leila Breton

If you’re visiting Leila Breton’s SoBro studio, it’s a safe bet that she’ll be jamming to her favorite soundtracks while she’s sewing, measuring and cutting fabric. Music and theatre were her first loves, after all, and her connection to the costume shop where she worked … Read moreFaces of Fashion: Leila Breton