Category Archives: platforms

Shopping For A Cause: The Dress For Success Inventory Sale

Dress For Success Tampa Bay, the non-profit organization that helps empower women to break the cycle of poverty, recently held one of their inventory blow-out sales in South Tampa.  Dress For Success is widely known for providing women with suiting … Continue reading

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Hello Spring!

The flowers are coming!  The flowers are coming!  Spring officially begins March 20th and I am so excited!  Aside from Fall (hello layers!) this is my favorite season for fashion. I’m all about mixing prints for spring, specifically florals and stripes… … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2016 Runway Shows

Well, September was a whirlwind of fashion events in Tampa, Florida and I was fortunate enough to be on the front lines for one of my favorite annual ceremonies, Fashion Week Tampa Bay. For nine years Nancy Vaughn of White Book Agency … Continue reading

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Haute Accessories Runway Show 2016

For 6 years running Lacey Smith and his team at The Fashion Movement have brought the best of the best of the baubles and beads world to Tampa Bay.  Accessories designers from near and far come to show their wares at … Continue reading

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Runway Translation: The Spring Shirt Shifter

Oh, how I love Mona Kowalska’s A Détacher Spring 2015 dresses… let me count the ways:  The bohemian prints were soft and fantastical, evoking a 70’s vibe infused with clouds and rainbows and all things groovy.  The shapes and fabrics were comfort … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Haute In Here…

… So Take Off All Your Clothes!  Just Leave On Your Accessories! Haute Accessories Week 2014 came and went through Tampa Bay, leaving in its wake a throng of salivating fashionistas fanning ourselves and wondering “what the world” just happened.  Thank … Continue reading

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That Jumper. Those Shoes.

Throughout my long and spirited love affair with fashion there have always been two criteria by which I determine whether or not my relationship with any particular item will last; comfort and ‘wow factor’.  Enter this silk jumper and these amazing blue … Continue reading

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Runway Translation: Calvin Klein Spring 2014

When I think of Calvin Klein I think of clean lines and classic American style.  White.  Black.  Modern.  Minimalism.  The Spring 2014 Ready-To-Wear Collection designed by Women’s Creative Director Francisco Costa was a refreshing departure from the norm for this typically … Continue reading

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Vera Wang Rocks!

Vera Wang is femininity personified… this we know.  But did you also know that her fashion collections, above and beyond the amazing bridal gowns she’s most well-known for, are edgy and sexy and very rock-n-roll?  I’m here to tell you that Vera Wang … Continue reading

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Celine Fall 2013- Runway Translation

“Really elegant but weird; almost nerdy but perverse.” ~ Photographer Juergen Teller describing the Celine Fall Collection My top three looks from the Celine Fall Collection had several key elements in common.  If you’re a fan of the simple, elegant, … Continue reading

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