Topic: cynthia rowley

Will You Be Buying A Leather Dress Next Fall?

Will You Be Buying A Leather Dress Next Fall?

Fashion Week happened, as you know, and now we begin the pick-up part of the season, where we root through the collections and decipher trends in color, texture, print, silhouette, etc. One Fall-appropriate hit: leather, especially dresses. They were tight and sexy at Cushnie et Ochs, cool and voluminous at Cynthia Rowley and surprisingly ladylike at Rachel Comey. They cropped up at Peter Som, Thakoon, even Marc Jacobs did a few.

A leather dress will go great with the rest of your urban warrior costume but… aren’t they still really sweaty? And they bunch in such unflattering ways! And it’s hard to pull off a heavy texture like that. Here’s a few of the different styles we saw at NYFW, let us know if you’ll be headed that direction next Fall.
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Gallery: Fashion Designers Make Adorable Halloween Costumes For Their Offspring

Gallery: Fashion Designers Make Adorable Halloween Costumes For Their Offspring

Being a fashion designer isn’t all about fingerless gloves and cocaine, apparently: as soon as they start breeding, even the impossibly glamorous lives of fashion royalty must realign with new priorities. Luckily, their skillset makes them awesome parents during Halloween! Here’s a few shots (via WWD) featuring the children of designers like Cynthia Rowley and Betsey Johnson and their lucky progeny. More »

10 Actually Fun Things To Do For Fashion’s Night Out

10 Actually Fun Things To Do For Fashion's Night Out

Fashion’s Night Out is coming for you this Thursday (from approximately 6:00-10:00). It will take you. It will not hesistate to just sweep you along in a sea of girls wearing rhinestone pumps. The only thing you can do is gird your loins, and pray, and follow this helpful list. And don’t go to Bergdorf’s. Or any department store, really. They’ll tempt you in with Anna Wintour doing the can-can or whatever is going on at Bergdorf’s or Bendel’s this year, but don’t listen to their siren call. It’s a mob scene in there. You’ll just end up vomitting outside an OTB. You’ll have more fun at some of these offbeat locations.
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Party Favors: They Do Call It The Daily Fail

Party Favors: They Do Call It The Daily Fail

Why the Daily Mail‘s Femail section is bad for women. -HuffPo

The summer of your divorce. -Double X

Concerning the term “quietly dating.” -How About We

Reading between the texts: hooking up is hard to do. -The Hairpin

Go inside Elizabeth Taylor‘s estate. -ShelterPop

Is your concept of “soulmate” keeping you single? -YourTango

Zappos invites you to put clothes on naked people. -The High Low

Vogue Brasil’s July issue: Gisele Bundchen gets high… -Refinery29

Courteney Cox has a strange new gig. -Styleite

Cynthia Rowley‘s beauty routine. -Birchbox

Celebs like Gwyneth, Kate, and Blake lounging on lavish yachts. -StyleList

10 bullied stars and the names they were called. -The Frisky

8 flirty white dresses for summer. -Betty Confidential