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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Ralph Rucci – Autumn|Winter 2014
Fashion / Fashion Week A/W 2014

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Ralph Rucci – Autumn|Winter 2014

Sticking to the program of discussing venue before clothes, this season Ralph Rucci opted to show in his palatial new showroom on West 26th Street. The upside was that one could reach out and touch the clothes & get very personal with them, the downside was that the audience was abbreviated from its usual huge grouping that … Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Georgine – Autumn|Winter 2014
Fashion / Fashion Week A/W 2014

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Georgine – Autumn|Winter 2014

When it comes to fashion, New York City is home to some of the most successful designers in the world, designers whose empires extend to every hemisphere. Having always been fertile soil in nurturing entrepreneurship, the city is also renowned for being an incubator to emerging designers, to the powerful talent of tomorrow. And this … Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Dennis Basso – Autumn|Winter 2014
Fashion / Fashion Week A/W 2014

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Dennis Basso – Autumn|Winter 2014

At the shake of his hand as if rolling dice, Mr. Dennis Basso scattered jewels unto the runway as his Autumn|Winter 2014 collection gracefully presented itself in an array of regal colors. Crocodile cuffs, sable trenches, and embellishments added their own charisma. At this point, it’s quite blatant that Mr. Dennis Basso is entrenched in his … Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Rolando Santana – Autumn|Winter 2014
Fashion / Fashion Week A/W 2014

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Rolando Santana – Autumn|Winter 2014

One of the most exciting parts of attending Fashion Week season after season is watching the evolution of a brand and its designer. And for designer Rolando Santana, the change was visible from his previous seasons: theme, fabrics, and tailoring. The color palette; in a somber mood of gray, black & white; perfectly aligned with … Continue reading

Brushstrokes: Artist Jean-Georges Béraud
Art / Culture

Brushstrokes: Artist Jean-Georges Béraud

Renowned for his visual preservation of Paris’ decadent Belle Époque era, artist Jean-George Béraud captured the daily life of the bon vivant. Fashion, elegance & class, no detail was forgotten. Below are several of his exquisite masterpieces, depicting not only the extravagances of the affluent but as well as the ‘perfection’ of a more simpler life with … Continue reading