All things chic

Oscar dresses
February 23, 2018

Oscars are only one day ahead and I can hardly wait the red carpet parade (and so is the rest of the fashion world). I guess you've already seen this but I couldn't resist...

Christopher Kane fall
February 21, 2018

Christopher Kane, Erdem and Vivienne Westwood are my top favorite fall 2008 collections for their distinct and confident message. Christopher Kane's fall 2008 collection is...

Enchanted
February 20, 2018

This is not about the recent flick from Walt Disney (though I must admit I was thinking a bit at McDreamy) but about these lovely illustrations and jewelry I found at etsy.com. I...

David Steinhorst fall
February 18, 2018

The Central Saint Martins MA class of 2008 presented their graduate collections on 15 February at London Fashion Week. CSM alumnis, industry professionals and buyers were...

Preen fall
February 18, 2018

Three more shows from Copenhagen Fashion Week prove the modern approach to women's wear of Danish fashion, expressed in fresh silhouettes and a focus on details. Preen by...

Sparkle girls
February 16, 2018

After a short look at this month's red carpet events before the Oscars I can say that glamour has exceeded Hollywood's boundaries. 2008 Bafta Awards were...

Bitte Kai Rand fall
February 15, 2018

From 6 to 10 February, 2008, Copenhagen was the host of Northern Europe's largest fashion event: Copenhagen Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2008/09. Organized by the Danish Fashion...

Topshop Unique Fall
February 13, 2018

First day of London Fashion Week (February 10) saw Topshop Unique fall 2008 show, a collection that will hit the US market next season. Yep, Topshop is on its way to New York,...

Vera Wang Lavender Label Fall
February 13, 2018

The more affordable line from designer Vera Wang, the Lavender Label, had its first runway show, held on January 31st at Bobo, a town house restaurant in the West Village....

Pantone Fashion
February 13, 2018

The world-renowned authority on color, Pantone Inc., has published its fashion color report for fall 2008. Fall 2008 is described as the "season of change" defined by rich,...

ADAM by Adam Lippes
February 12, 2018

New York Fashion Week saw some interesting collections brought by young labels like ADAM, Jason Wu and Rag&Bone. Adam Lippes...

Mongrels In Common Fall
February 12, 2018

One of the main events held at Berlin Fashion Week was the conferring of Karstadt New Generation Award. Four young Berlin based labels: Pulver, Mongrels In Common, Miroike and...

3.1 Phillip Lim fall 2008
February 11, 2018

New York Fashion Week just ended and left us fashion addicts to day dream until next fall. It's quite hard to classify them into season's top collections as there were many great...

Necklace stars trend
February 8, 2018

Spring 2008 trends bring forward the big, bold necklace as the fashion accessory of the season. The latest scoop is the necklace with five pointed stars pendants or with chunky...

Shoe boot reinvented
February 8, 2018

Shoe trends this spring don't look very pretty. I mean ‘pretty' is not the word to describe these edgy, bold looks the footwear has been given. Of course, you still get to wear...

Christian Lacroix
February 6, 2018

Spring 2008 runways have shown a lot of women's hats. Does this mean we're going back to 'can't get out of the house without a hat' times? Could the hat be as essential as a...

The Weissensee School of Art and Design
February 5, 2018

The Berlin Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2008 housed over 60 events that took place from January 25th to February 3rd, among which the Mercedes-Benz fashion shows held at Postbahnhof...

Exotic Wood Sterling Citrine necklace
February 5, 2018

Wood has become quite a fashionable jewelry material. Up till now it was taken in consideration only to complement summery safari or afro inspired looks. But this season, thanks...

Watch charm necklace
February 4, 2018

Both practical and chic, watch necklaces are the latest scoop in fashion accessories. What a modish way to always keep track of time! Left: Marc by Marc Jacobs Watch Charm...

Akris pre-fall
February 3, 2018

Fall 2008 fashion shows have already begun and in this crazy and wonderful spin from rtw to resort to couture and again to ready-to-wear I took a peak at the pre-fall shows that...

Lena Criveanu Spring/Summer
February 2, 2018

This is only the forth signature collection for Romanian designer Lena Criveanu and she is already considered one of the most valuable names in Romanian fashion. Among the top...

Outfit clash diva
February 1, 2018

Played a little with Polyvore, again... Bright blue...golden yellow...short hem...ruffles...oxfords. Only a strong, high self-esteem woman could wear such a clash outfit...

Fashion trends
February 1, 2018

I've been doing a little street fashion research lately, which I absolutely adore doing, and several fashion trends popped up. I think I'll make this a weekly post, what do you...

Vogue Deutsch
January 24, 2018

Here are the main trends of spring 2008 season highlighted by Vogue Deutsch, in this month's issue. 1. Chromatic: this spring we will be seeing neon shades again, beautiful red...

Jean Patchet
January 24, 2018

The Mode:Bilder fashion photography exhibition is being held at NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft in Düsseldorf until March 24. This should definitely be...

Diana Bobar Design
January 24, 2018

Here is a good proof that fashion blogging can lead to success. I'm proud to announce that fellow blogger Diana Bobar from SoFash'on launched this very month a fresh new fashion...

Peep Toe Espadrilles
January 21, 2018

Online shopping can be a bit of a problem sometimes, you know. It takes a lot of time to browse through all those online stores that keep coming up and maybe you don't get the...

Outfit for a busy weekend
January 18, 2018

I played a little with polyvore.com (I even put a little cute background there, see?) and here is the result. I was thinking at an outfit suitable for a busy weekend, you...

Outfit friday at work
January 17, 2018

Most companies have a casual friday dress code, but what would you say about a chic friday code? You could choose your favorite trends of the season and create...

Diva Magazine
January 17, 2018

I brought home from Vienna several fashion magazines including Diva, an Austrian publication. And I'm so glad I bought it as it features amazing pictures. You can see them here...

Plaid trend
January 16, 2018

Plaids are no longer fall season prints. In fact I saw many fashion rules being dashed these past few season and that's a good thing, right? That's what it's all about, a...

Adrian Oianu Spring/Summer
January 16, 2018

Adrian Oianu is one of the few Romanian designers with a real interest for innovation and for building a well-defined style. His spring/summer 2008 collection,...

Multicolor handbags
January 16, 2018

Here are four handbag trends for spring 2008. More to come on the way! Multicolor handbags: after bold and glossy uni-colors, designers came up with a rich palette and created...

"The Birthday Party" of Vee Speers
January 16, 2018

The Birthday Party photo series is an unsettling collection of children's portraits inspired by the anniversaries of Vee Speers's own daughter. The pictures...

Elle Deutsch
January 14, 2018

Here are several outfit ideas from Elle Magazine (German edition), featured in January 2008 issue. This style note focuses on the spring's biggest trends that started a little bit...

Laura Laine's vision of fashion
January 12, 2018

Laura Laine is a young Finnish fashion illustrator who enlisted in her work resume titles like New York Times, Elle Girl, Páp Magazine, Fashion Forecast and Trendi. She also did...

Jazzy Mood
January 10, 2018

The winter 2007/2008 issue of Harper's Bazaar Romania (it's only the second issue yet) features a photo shoot dedicated to the most fashionable and precious years. Glamour is a...

Roaring Twenties
January 9, 2018

If you want to find out more about Jazz Age fashion you should definitely check out The Roaring Twenties (1919-1929)/"Les Années Folles" exhibition held at Galliera, Musée de la...

Trend roaring twenties
January 9, 2018

The Flapper look continues to be a strong trend in fashion. Designers looked for inspiration not only in Coco Chanel's constantly promoted style, but also in the mysterious...

Window shopping in Vienna
January 8, 2018

While in Vienna I did a little window shopping among other 'special agent' Stylish Girl duties. I'm really interested how fashion retailers can capture the brand essence; I mean...

Stylish girls on Mariahilfer Strasse
January 7, 2018

Hi folks! It's good to be back. I hope you had a happy holiday. I spent mine abroad and wandered a couple of days around Vienna. It is such a wonderful city with a lot of places...

Choon Fai Yip - Awakening of the puppresses
December 21, 2017

Choon Fai Yip, a talented artist from Singapore, scooped the "Iconique Societás Award 2008" for the 'Illustration' category with the ...

Jacob Albee's precious meteorites
December 20, 2017

Jeweler Jacob Albee's Heaven and Earth jewelry collection was presented during the 2008 CraftBoston fair/exhibition  holiday edition (November 14-16,...

Naja Conrad's illustrated women
December 20, 2017

Danish illustrator/designer Meannorth aka Naja Conrad is a talented artist who lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark. With a MA in Visual communication (...

Bruno 9Li's metaphysical world
December 20, 2017

One might have a true spiritual revelation when looking at these fantastic works of art signed Bruno 9Li. The vibrant illustrations of this young Brazilian artist (real name Bruno...

Kenji Hirata's graphic universe
December 20, 2017

Kenji Hirata (originary from Nagasaki, Japan now living in Brooklyn, New York) is a versatile artist, whose complex graphic work varies from murals to animated...

Charming Baker, Duck Teddy Duck
December 20, 2017

When you look at one of Charming Baker's paintings you are left with this peculiar feeling of discomfort and intimacy. The artist himself declares that "the...

black white xmas
December 19, 2017

Black and white is my favorite color scheme (non-color, in fact). It looks incredible stylish and you can avoid sobriety by adding golden or silver small details. I adore...

Asian influences
December 18, 2017

Ethnic accents continue to be a strong presence in fashion, merging into a globetrotter look. Spring 2008 means the revival of Asian influences brought forward into an eclectic...

Eve Party Outfit
December 17, 2017

New Year's Eve Party is nearly here and that means you need a showstopper outfit. Look for guiding within this season's trends: high-waist and bejeweled dresses, sequins, metallic...