Monday was the start of Cincinnati Fashion Week, which means there have been parties and events for the fashion forward every night. I'm old and stuff, so I can't do it all like I did last year, but I've managed to hit a few stops so far:A-Line A-listMonday was the A-Line/CFW Warhol Factory party, held at the old CAC. I've walked past that building a skabillion times and had no
I've never loved Frida Gianinni's version of Gucci as much as I loved Tom Ford's version, but this ish right here? THE COLORS! It was somewhat derivative and a bit costume-y, but I happen to love costumes, so the '70s-meets-'40s vibe worked for me. It even inspired me to do some screen-shopping for highly saturated color and Dolemite-worthy headgear. Cerrado Tunic, Anthropologie;Marc by Marc pencil skirt, Farfetch; Michael Michael
The fun thing about Fall Fashion Week is that it takes place when the weather is still cool enough to wear--or at least be inspired to wear--clothes that are currently in season. A few of my favorite trends: I'm uncharacteristically into color--reds, yellows, greens, maybe even a blue or two. No more Less gray, please! I wear solid colors (gray and black count as colors, right?) a good 80% of
Sometimes it seems like Fashion Week exists just to make us drool over clothes and accessories no one can wear for another four months. Thanks to the convoluted cycle of the fashion industry, the finery strutting down the runways in September won't be available in stores until February or March. Howevah. One of the reasons I pay attention to the designer shows is they always offer a bit of inspiration. Interpretation of a season's trend
The inaugural edition of Cincinnati Fashion Week ended on a high note last week, with a show for emerging designers at Suite at Blackfinn on Thursday and el grande finale (I like to mix French and Spanish—I call it Sprench*) fashion show Friday evening at the Hyatt.
I attended an AIGA event about the future of design on Thursday evening (possibly more on that later), but I arrived at the fashion show just in time to