Christmas time is coming together with a wave of arctic cold here in New York City. However, the low temperatures don’t discourage the tourists and New Yorkers eager to see this season’s festive holiday window displays from gathering in front of big stores and boutiques. And, everybody knows that Macy’s Herald Square flagship store and Lord & Taylor on the 5th Avenue have the most magnificent window displays in the world.
NY Fashion Week is all about discoveries- new trends, next season’s color palette, top designers’ new creations and inspirations are revealed. I love the excitement, suspension and that mysterious aura spreading above the runways just before the show starts. But it is also a thrilling opportunity to meet people, come across new brands and discover up-and-coming fashion designers from all over the world. And, this is exactly how I met Alessia and Simona Iuliucci from Italy and learnt about their label Atelier Sorelle Iuliucci while attending the NY Couture Fashion Week at the Crowne Plaza Times Square on 5th September.
Yesterday evening, The Skylark was a hot spot! Located in the Garment District in Manhattan, this glamorous 30th floor cocktail lounge with an open air rooftop terrace was Sydney in the heart of NYC! The Australian Fashion Foundation gathered all Aussies for the 6th Annual Summer Party.
Delicate, chic and beautifully crafted, Maika Jewelry is all handmade in Japan. Created with a unique technique and unexpected materials, the Maika collection soared over the Pacific Ocean straight to NYC to win your hearts!
It was a hot summer evening yesterday at the Express Time Square flagship store where Kate Upton made her appearance to launch a new fall denim campaign for the brand. You may recognize Kate’s face from her stunning photos in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues (check out Zero Gravity shots!), June2013 Vogue coveror commercials forDavid Yurman and Sam Edelman. She was also a face of Guess (2010-2011) and this year she starred next to Cameron Diaz in the comedy ‘The Other Woman” (beware cheating guys!). Few months ago, she became a brand ambassador for clothing line Express and their new jeans collection. How thrilling! However, it was yesterday when she officially launched her campaign at Time Square Express store and I was there! Read more