Lucky Magazine + Folli Follie: The “It” List Summer Style Session Party

Date: July 27. Venue: Folli Follie (SoHo) Lucky Magazine Accessories Editor Melissa Lum joins Folli Follie for an exclusive “It” Girl party. Welcome to the world of Folli Folie, where fantasy meets reality, as glass encased baubles include candy-colored diamonds, charms, metallic bracelets, stacked rings, chronograph watches and bejeweled earrings. Large totes in bright reds, blues and pinks. Guests enjoyed on-site […]

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Chanel Le Rouge Event

Date: May 23. Venue: Lord & Taylor (424 Fifth Avenue) National Makeup Artist Mario Penailillo joins the Chanel team and brings Jesenia’s Goodie Bag in for an exclusive look into the hottest trends for Spring/Summer 2013. In Mario’s own words, Springtime is all about warmer, vibrant color in rich corals and peaches. For eyes, he recommends adding a […]

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Laura Mercier: Global Makeup Artist Event

Date: May 17. Venue: Bloomingdales (59th Street) Global Makeup Artist Michel Coulombe joined the Laura Mercier team to unveil the newest Folklore Collection. According to Coulombe, Spring/Summer 2013 is all about whimsically rich and neutrally earthy shimmery bronze-gold color for eyes and skin. With Illuminating Eye Colour in copper, gold and deep brown, Michel suggests wetting the eye shadow for strong eyes. For a […]

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An Evening with Betsey Johnson

Date: May 16. Venue: Macy’s (Herald Square) On March 13, Betsey Johnson gave fashion-voyeurs a peephole glance at her Dress Collection during a Macy’s store window appearance. The funky diva returns to Macy’s, but this time with a full display of her collection at Dresses on 5. Model-type girls in classic Betsey Johnson tutu skirts welcomed the crowd. Hosting this special […]

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Spring/Summer 2013: MEN’S Edition

A special thanks to all the fashion-curious and fashion-conscious men who have supported my blog overtime, I hereby declare a special menswear installment just for you. (Note to Ladies: If you are reading this post, you can steal his look too. Women’s Menswear is white-hot now. So go on, raid a gentleman’s closet.)  Alexander McQueen: White […]

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JGB’s Goodies of the Day: Balmain

Balmain (Spring/Summer 2013): Olivier Rousteing gave us all the glamour we would expect from The House of Balmain, a menswear inspired collection with high shoulders and waistlines, much like the statuesque beauties of the 80s, from Brigitte Nielsen in Beverly Hills Cop 2 to Grace Jones album cover NightClubbing. With an eye for re-invention, Rousteing […]

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JGB’s Goodies of the Day: What I Want Now

From the hottest upcoming trends for Spring/Summer and future Fall/Winter in today’s edition of “What I Want Now.” 3.1 Phillip Lim (Spring/Summer 2013): The incredibly sexy androgynous appeal of menswear inspired ladies shoes in patent or leather, in styles from Oxford, to cap-toe, lace-up, slip-on or loafers with sheer ankle hosiery socks in solid or fishnet, to pair with […]

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Brooklyn Fashion Week 2012: Spring/Summer 2013

Date: September 29. Venue: Industry City (Bush Terminal) Fashion Week crossed over to Brooklyn and housed a class of stylishly glam, totally functional collections. FROM THE RED CARPET TORREGROSSA LTD Torregrossa LTD featured a leather & alligator skin Men’s messenger bag. Luxury meets practicality, as Torregrossa LTD handbags come fully equip with interior pockets befitting […]

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Couture Fashion Week: Spring/Summer 2013

Date: September 16. Venue: Waldorf Astoria (New York) Like a Spice Market in India, the collections shown forth were glowing with color. Designers assumed the roles of gemologist, paying close attention to detail with their use of fabric, embellishment and embroidery. Parna Ghose of Pure Elegance sent us on a mystical journey inside an efflorescent […]

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Dramatik Fanatic Spring/Summer 2013 Presentation

Date: September 13. Venue: Toshi’s Penthouse. The mastermind behind Dramatik Fanatic is none other than Rashard, a creative talent whose credits include an appearance on Bravo TV’s Project Runway (Season 9), dressing solo artist Lil Kim (the Queen Bee) for her 2012 Tour, affiliates of Dirty Money Inc, the MTV cast of The Real World: […]

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