Photograph by René Habermacher
Love or hate the fearless style of Daphne Guinness [by the way, "fearless" could translate quite literally when you see the heel-less platforms she deftly balances on]–her individualistic, oft-times extreme, fashion sense has made her an icon in the industry. Avant-garde designers live to dress her, or rather transform her, and fashion spectators anxiously await the latest couture revelation.
All of which make for ideal exhibit subject matter at The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where approximately 100 pieces are being shown through January 7, 2012, including accessories from Philip Treacy’s millinery to Shaun Leane’s “armor” jewelry and high fashion arc from demi-couture to haute couture, all dating from 1999-2011. // Click Here for MORE @ SarasotaMagazine.com
Stockings and tights get their due for the warmth factor this time of year. But consider that this one simple-stylish-add-that-you-can-find-nearly-everywhere accessory easily changes the look of your winter skirt or frock.
I’m jumping right in with Wolford, one of the most luxurious brands of stockings out there. If you haven’t seen these before, wait ‘til you go to the website: wolford.com. Ah.Maz.Ing. I feel sexier just shopping the site for them! // Click Here for MORE @ SarasotaMagazine.com
I’m not sure when it happened but it is in fact November. With the holidays dangerously close it might be time to start planning for a little Zen, even get a jump on that New Year’s resolution you know you’re gonna make.
Let’s face it, often times the best motivator is to gear up and expand the athletic wear drawer. Hey, my theory (or justification) is whatever it takes to get to Yoga class. Consider the words of Academy Award winning costume designer Edith Head: “Life is competitive; clothes gird us for the competition.” // Click Here for MORE @ SarasotaMagazine.com