| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 AM
In the video for their breakthrough hit, "What Makes You Beautiful," the five Brit heartthrobs of One Direction cavort on the beach, looking wind-swept, clean-cut and ink-free.
Yet, there they were — well, three of them, anyway — on a recent...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim has returned to Miami Beach. Thousands of fashion editors, buyers, designers and bloggers mobbed The Raleigh Hotel July 18-22 to see the swimwear collections that will dominate the pool and beach scene in 2014.
I saw four...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
D-ID (Denim Identity)
Quilting from a leather menswear jacket inspired the distinctive diamond stitching that is the signature of D-ID, or Denim Identity, the new line designer Jimmy Taverniti debuted last month.
"The whole print trend is slowing...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:27 PM
One of the things I always looked forward to this time of year was the "Year in SoFlo Fashion" that my gal-pal Joanie Cox-Henry would write for City Link.
I begged her to do it one mo' time for me because I can't replicate her panache (no matter how...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:18 PM
No, seriously....that's the name of the charity runway event for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation on Thursday, Dec. 13 at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale. "Fashion's Fight" starts at 11 a.m. with the show beginning...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Valentine’s Day is almost here and the pressure is on to wine, dine and do something divine for the one you love. Here are some local gift ideas to celebrate Cupid’s big day on a variety of budgets.
1. For the foodie: Red The...
| Feb 19, 2012
With mid-priced collections as upscale-looking and lavishly detailed as those on the New York runways for fall, who needs to pay top dollar for fashion?
So much of the excitement during the New York Fashion Week shows that wrapped up on Thursday was...
| Apr 29, 2012
Judging from the plethora of eye-catching eyewear that's been getting face time over the last few years — be it on the European ready-to-wear runways or in the adjoining office cubicle — it's clear that glasses have gone from nerd necessity to...
| Jul 24, 2012
Topshop at Nordstrom
Nordstrom has announced that 14 of its stores across the country and nordstrom.com will begin carrying a broad assortment from British juggernauts Topshop and Topman the week of Sept. 9.
Known for a tip-of-the-trend assortment...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Lisa Schatz starts her Preakness shopping eight months early, at the September fashion trade shows in New York City. In addition to her regular buys for spring inventory, she's learned to add items featuring bold colors and fun prints that will stand...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...