Category Archives: runways

Cocktails X Couture @ The Ritz

For the third year in a row Cocktails & Couture absolutely SMASHED IT at The Ritz in Ybor Tampa.  The Cocktails X Couture event was held Saturday, January 17th and was sponsored by Tampa Bay Fashion Week, Tribeca Color Salon, Square One, The Ritz … Continue reading

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3.1 Phillip Lim Spring 2015… Details, Details!

So my usual method of operations for conducting a translation blog post is that I view the runway shows, pick a few looks from my favorites, and search the internet for pieces that are similar but typically more affordable than … 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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CITY. Fashion+Art+Culture

This year’s CITY. Fashion+Art+Culture event at the Tampa Museum of Art was, as I had anticipated,  a top-notch affair.  The tickets are a pretty penny, but they ALWAYS sell out and this year was no exception.  Art lovers and fashionistas alike … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2014

“The 7th Year Stitch” I’ve attended this annual runway show every year since it’s launch seven years ago, and it truly gets better each time!  Nancy Vaughn and her team at Tampa Bay Fashion Week have done an amazing job elevating … 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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Runway Translation: Trending Tribal

Be ready for plenty of international influence in fashion this Spring buying season!  One of the most popular fashion trends for Spring takes its colorful inspiration from traditional tribal garments found in exotic lands around the globe… If wearing an African Aso-Oke (traditional dress and hat wrap) is … Continue reading

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Designer Mini-Bios: Rowley, Lai, Costello & Tagliapietra

The ‘Designer Mini-Bios’ Project continues!  I’m actually having fun learning new things about the fashion geniuses behind some of my favorite collections from New York Fashion Week’s Fall 2014 runway shows.  Check out these three amazing brands; Cynthia Rowley, Creatures of … Continue reading

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Designer Mini-Bios… It Begins!!!

So, I had this crazy idea last week during New York Fashion Week…  “I’m going to view every single collection, pick my top three looks, and research each designer’s background.”  Because why not?  Well, first of all, there are hundreds of collections!  … Continue reading

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Christian Fashion Week 2014

For God so loved the world that he gave us fashion!  Am I right?  I haven’t read the bible lately, but I think the heavens were shining down upon Tampa last weekend during the second annual Christian Fashion Week.  The … Continue reading

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