exceptional “backstage” women of fashion

I read a lot of fashion books, articles and blogs and I often come across women who were exceptional for true fashion insiders but others, the shallow crowd who don’t see past runways and Anna Wintour, haven’t really heard of them. Too bad for them. These women were patrons of fashion. They often enabled young designers … Continue reading

Tom Ford on being true to yourself:

‘The women [in my show] don’t change their look from day to day. They have figured out who they are – that’s what makes you iconic, by the way. Figure out who you are, figure out what you like, figure out what you look good in.’ HARPER’S BAZAAR UK These are the women Tom Ford … Continue reading

nostalgia for the good old chic times

ELLE US published online an interview with Massimiliano Giornetti, Ferragamo’s new Creative Director, featuring his 2011 resort collection. He was shooting it on the Amalfi Coast of Italy where he regularly vacates with his family. Before I continue, I would like to say that Ferragamo is my favourite Italian designer whose clothes season after season become my ultimate craving. I love everything about his … Continue reading

Giorgio or Gianni?

Tough question, right? And I’m not referring to the labels literally, I’m posing a question whether to be a serious and stylish or a wild and pretentious woman. But don’t we want it both? From their early days, Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace were fierce competitors, each presenting a different vision of women. They were … Continue reading

ELLEments of style

 Lately I’ve been thinking about my style and whether I have one at all. I can say that I do show have certain tendencies when it comes to dressing up, but my style definitely needs additional re-brushing, ideas and reinventing. I would say I have good basis and need to work on items that would give it a … Continue reading

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