Javier Gomez: New YorkPhotographer takes the Art Out of the Frame this week for New York Fashion Week

This week, noted New York based photographer Javier Gomez is taking the art out of the frame. On Sunday, Feb. 9at Mercedes New York Fashion Week, internationally renowned Brazilian designer Alessandra Meskita will be using Javier’s work as a major inspiration for her collection as the major part of her show at Lincoln Center.  “Alessandra and I have been trying to collaborate…

Guest Post: Five Great Tips For Sprucing Up Your Style

One thing about fashion is that it’s constantly changing. Everyone can get a little bored with their wardrobe or style. Wearing the same stuff every week can get a little tiring. However, not everyone has the money to just trash all of their clothes and go out and buy nine new outfits. With that being said,there are…

Fashion Alert: Warby Parker’s NEW Winter Collection

Winter’s best diversions—doubling up on thermals, watching your breath steam up the window, scribbling through a Sunday crossword puzzle—deserve a proper pair of glasses to bring them into focus. Warby Parker’s new Winter Collection is rustic meets modern: six new shapes in five new colors, including two custom two-toned acetates, in addition to some of our most…

Martin de Tours Clothier

New York based company, Martin de Tours Clothier proudly introduces their made-to-measure new menswear collection of suits and dress shirts. The new Martin de Tours Clothier Fall 2013 collection is available for purchase via their ecommerce. Martin de Tours Clothier is an up and coming brand that plans to change the way consumers think about…

Recap: Women’s Media Center Awards

On a Tuesday night I headed out as one of the 400 women who attended the prestigious Women’s Media Center Awards to celebrate women making strides in media.The Women’s Media Center was founded by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem. At the WMC, they srive to make women and girls visible and powerful in…

Recap: AFROPUNK FEST

This past weekend marked the yearly performance of a plethora of artists at the annual Afropunk Fest in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. For nearly a decade, producers of the festival have been working their assess off to bring the best of the afro punk world to New York (someone this year said they started in Webster…

Shark Week Fashion

I’m a big believer in the fact that you should celebrate every week like it’s Shark Week. But for those of you that only want to wait for that special week, it’s that week we’ve all been waiting for. Starting on August 4th, the Discovery Channel proclaims its undying love of science and its glorification of violent…

LGBT Jewelry Brand Rony Tennenbaum Finds Home At Ben Bridge Jeweler

Ben Bridge Jeweler, one of the biggest independently owned jewelry chains in the country, is now marketing to the LGBT community by stocking a jewelry collection whose very reason for being is to celebrate same-sex marriages. The Seattle-based chain, which operates 70 stores primarily in the western United States,  has added Rony Tennenbaum Jewelry to its bridal cases in…

PUNK: Chaos to Couture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The 1980’s were a timeless period when people, primarily the youth in the United Kingdom and the United States rebuffed their peaceful and psychedelic 1970 counterparts and adopted a much more aggressive and anarchical stance which was popularized by music icons such as the Sex Pistols. leading to the development of a new genre of…

Father’s Day Gifting Ideas

It’s that time of the year again..Father’s Day. It’s the one day a year we can show the men in our life how thankful we are that they played a part in making us the people we are today. It’s also the one day a year the pressure is on to be the favorite child.…

Squiddledee Ties: Brooklyn Made, Custom Fashion

Recently, I became acquainted with a new brand called Squiddledee. In lieu of fashion putting emphasis on a more tailored look (thank you Justin Timberlake and Don Draper), new companies our specializing in giving tailored fashion a custom feel. Founder Noelle Kowalczyk  teamed up with her sister to create the brand. Noelle is currently a partner…