Designer Dossier: Alexis Bittar

Designer Dossier: Alexis Bittar Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Thu, 2015-01-29 09:11 Q: When did you first realize you had a fascination with antique jewelry? I realized that I had a love for antique jewelry when I was probably, I want to say, 8 or 9 years old. There was an antique jeweler in Maine, her name was Mrs. Ivers, she had cotton blue candy hair, and she was an old-school Mainer. She was an antique collector/dealer and she gave me my first piece of jewelry, which was a wedding band, weirdly enough. Q: What was the moment when you realized you wanted to be a jewelry designer?Read more about Designer Dossier: Alexis Bittar

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FOOD IS FASHION: Spring Color Trend Preview

Food and fashion have always been the perfect pair. This spring, make sure you’re wearing the right colors and silhouettes using this brunch color breakdown as a guide.

Designer Dossier

Designer Dossier Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Mon, 2014-12-29 09:31 Q: Who are your influences? A: I love Madeleine Vionnet. I love the architecture of her work. I also like Halston [the original brand]. [The clothes are] modern, chic, effortless. Q: What was your thought process when designing the spring/summer collection? A: The whole collection, I came up with it in three weeks. I had to hit the ground running. The idea with the collection is to mix and match. You shouldn’t wear head-to-toe one designer. I like to design pieces that could make sense with other pieces.Read more about Designer Dossier

Silver & Gold

Gala season has arrived. Dazzle in silver and gold from head to toe with these 10 style finds.

How to wear The midi-skirt trend – Tall and Lean

For those with longer legs, and a shorter torso, try pairing an A-line midi with a cropped top and a jacket.

How to wear The midi-skirt trend – Petite

No one is too short to pull off the midi-skirt trend. If height is the issue, try a midi-pencil skirt with a vertical pattern for a body-lengthening look.

How to wear The midi-skirt trend – Hourglass

For a curvier figure, try this flattering midi-circle skirt and pair it with fun, colorful accessories.

Fashion Rewind: The ’60s mod trend

The era of the mini dress and boxy heels reigns again this fall. Funky patterns, prints and colors aren’t hibernating for winter.

TRIBAL PRINT

Feel comfortable and effortlessly chic in these native-inspired garments.

REPTILE PRINT

Explore the wild side of fashion with a trendy snake-print garment or accessory.

THE FASHION INFORMANT

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Get the Look: Casual chic

“My look will be relaxed but polished: Acne denim, a Tibi square neck tank top, Givenchy stud earring and leather Chloé slides.”

How to dress for your destination: Prague

“For exploring the beautiful streets of Prague, I’ll wear something comfortable, but true to my minimal aesthetic: a Tibi slip dress, Givenchy jacket over my shoulders, Balenciaga sandals and a Marni crossbody bag.”

How to dress for your destination: Charleston

“Nothing beats this charming South Carolina beach town – for a trip with my family I’ll pack an easy J.Crew tee, Tibi striped linen trousers, espadrilles, a printed Kenzo backpack and a basic black swimsuit like this one from Lisa Marie Fernandez.”

Amy’s must-haves for spring

Must try Spring Fashion by Amy

Get The Look: Comfy Chic

Get The Look: Comfy Chic

Date Look: Cocktail Party

For a sleek party Look, keep it moochromatic in a shift dress, long Givenchy coat (for the rare chilly night).

Date Look: Desk to Drinks

Wear well-tailored Tibi trousers with a drop-waist Stella 
McCartney top – layered with a cashmere knit for the office.

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