Retro Revival: Jessica Alba Vs. Grace Kelly

Designers are constantly influenced by styles of the past whether it be a silhouette, a pattern, a cut or a fabric. Whenever I really like a contemporary garment, it is almost always because it reminds me of something vintage. So, when I saw the lovely Jessica Alba in this Valentino Resort 2013 gown, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of deja vu!  Continue reading

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If it ain’t “Brocade”, don’t fix it!

After watching the Emmy’s a couple of weeks ago, I have to say I wasn’t particularly wowed by many of the gowns on the red carpet. There was one however, that made me swoon; Julianna Margulies in Giambattista Valli haute couture! While brocade fabric is certainly nothing new, it looked so fresh and unexpected! She looked absolutely stunning! Continue reading

Topsy Turban!

One of my favorite go-to accessories in the summer months is a turban! These babies are truly magnificent at covering up a bad hair day or keeping all of your hair off of your neck and shoulders when the mercury starts rising. There’s just something about a turban that always looks chic and glamorous. Many of old Hollywood’s elite have been photographed wearing this timeless head adornment since the early turn of the century. Continue reading