Topic: Betsey Johnson

Shopping Guide: Printed Espadrilles Fit For Glamorous Summer Picnics

Shopping Guide: Printed Espadrilles Fit For Glamorous Summer Picnics

We’re now focusing on shopping guides that augment your resentment of the current weather. E.g., it is cold, rainy, gray and oppressive outside and we would like you to imagine yourself in a sundress and eye-catching printed espadrilles, skin all aglow as you glome roasted meats/vegetables. Dream big, girls: here’s a whole lot of shoes for better weather, from flats to wedges and towering heels. More »

Shopping Guide: 18 Eye-Catching Printed Handbags For Spring

Shopping Guide: 18 Eye-Catching Printed Handbags For Spring

We’ve already discussed the ubiquity of printed pants on the all 2011 runways, but since Spring is the actual season to focus on right now, we figured we’d try to incorporate those prints into our wardrobe in a less potentially disastrous way: on our arms. For those a bit hesitant to don a loud, eye-catching print, handbags, clutches and backpacks offer that little shock of color without making you look like a circus clown. Here’s 18 we liked in a variety of styles and pricepoints that will jolt your wardrobe for Spring. More »

Shopping Guide: 15 Jewel Tone Dresses For Your Spring Wardrobe

Shopping Guide: 15 Jewel Tone Dresses For Your Spring Wardrobe

It’s weird how reporting on fashion makes you forgot what season you’re actually in. It took Katy Perry wearing head-to-toe Gucci on Elle to remind me that it’s very much Spring 2011. And what’s big for Spring 2011? Jewel tones, just like the ones on Perry. Rich, deep-saturation emeralds, rubies, amethysts and jades. Here’s 15 jewel-toned frocks for… the season we’re presently in. Prices range from $78 to $1920. More »

Ready-To-Click: Deep Thoughts with Issey Miyake

Ready-To-Click: Deep Thoughts with Issey Miyake

Issey Miyake opens exhibition, creates origami clothes, describes it as “continual search for means by which to turn ideas into reality.” -New York Times

Important question: is being fashionable synonymous with being sexually unappealing? -Harper’s Bazaar

Weird. Zac Posen: intern. -New York Post

Weirder. Christian Loubotin: trapeze artist. -Vogue UK

Style blogging made easy, Valentino for Gap, Lady Gaga made-under and More »

Gallery: Fashion Week Outtakes

Gallery: Fashion Week Outtakes

It’s only the second day of New York Fashion Week, but already models, designers and fashionistas alike are getting caught in the act. What act? The act of saying the “ch” in cheese when the photo is being snapped. Sometimes they look so evil (although often unintentionally) it’s as if they were about to say, “I’ll get you my pretty! And your little dog too!” More »

Link Love: The Day Betsey Could Lose Her Shirt

Link Love: The Day Betsey Could Lose Her Shirt

Want to go to Fashion Week and have money to burn? For just a grand you can purchase the Catwalk Package at the W hotel in Manhattan. It includes two tickets to any show, a suite at the W (either the Union Square or Financial District location), and two cocktails. – Forbes

Betsey Johnson owes Steve Madden money, and if she’s not able to pay up in time he might end up owning her company. Is this starting to sound like a Sopranos episode to anyone else? – The Cut

Tim Gunn has been everywhere in the press as of late. Is it part of some master plan to take over the world, or is he doing damage control because he might be losing his job at Liz Claiborne? – Fashionista

Finally, confirmation on what we’ve believed all along: it really is better to wash your jeans as rarely as possible, says Levi Strauss Director of Special Projects. – Wall Street Journal

Victoria Beckham got on Twitter just in time to attend London Fashion Week and celebrate her nomination for Designer Brand of the Year. – JustJared

Serena Williams’ tennis outfits aren’t just stylish – they might be moneymakers. One theory argues that female players wearing short skirts is a major incentive to buy US Open tickets. No word on whether Rafael Nadal merely existing works for selling tickets to women. – BusinessWeek More »