Category Archives: trends

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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Capes Aren’t Just For Superheroes!

Sometimes a gal needs a statement piece that says, “I feel powerful today”. Enter, the cape. Don’t wanna be noticed? Prefer to fly under the fashion radar? Not interested in doubletakes from onlookers and incessant compliments from friends and strangers … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Runway Translation ~ The Floral Trend

The infusion of flowers into the Spring Collections is as permanent a fixture on the runways as the models themselves.  Ne’r a Spring runway season has passed without the explosive use of this colorful print.  Flowers are nature’s gift to … Continue reading

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March Magness- Fashion Ads That Caught My Eye

Well, March came and went quickly and along with basketball it brought a flurry of fashion magazines flaunting the very best that Spring has to offer. I love this time of year! Behold my translations of a few choice advertisements… … Continue reading

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Christian Fashion Week 2015

The 2015 Christian Fashion Week was billed as it’s final show after a three year run of successfully bringing “modest fashion” to the forefront of the local fashion scene.  Producers of the event only scratched the surface of the conversation … Continue reading

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All Access Neiman’s Hosted By Michelle Bremer

I recently had the pleasure of hosting a Spring 2015 Fashion Trend Event at Neiman Marcus. For a captive audience of budget conscious fashionistas I presented the season’s hottest offerings from the American luxury retailer. With the assistance of models … Continue reading

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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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Worth New York Fall/ Winter 2014 Trunk Show

The temperatures are dropping and you know what that means! It’s time for the Worth New York Fall/ Winter 2014 Collection to breeze in and out of Tampa for our shopping pleasure.  This luxurious and sophisticated ready-to-wear line of separates, dresses, … Continue reading

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