Imagining Fashion Week Re-Invented

Imagine This…Fashion Week Re-Invented.   Change is constant.  The fashion industry knows that better than many industries.  Every season a new collection is created to entice consumers.  The fashion industry faced a major change earlier this year when both the venue and the event sponsors synonymous with NYC Fashion Week ended.(refer to my Style Integrity…

What is Fashion Week?

In the spirit of a ‘front row’ seat to typical activities surrounding a Fashion Week fashion show event… I thought you would appreciate the entertaining story the New York Times published, “Decoding the Tribal Rituals of Fashion Week.” Even as a passionate Fashion Week lover, I found this engaging article filled with animation worthy of…

Fall 2015 Style Issue

For fashion magazines, the Fall/September issues are in some ways like opening presents under the Christmas tree.         #styleintegrity Over the decades it is always one of anticipation.              Admittedly, I rarely reach for fashion magazines as I once did.   In seeking style, artistry, something exquisitely made,…

Stylish Black & White Fashion

Black & White…Day & Night…Summer & Winter… Contrast.   #styleintegrity Everyone lives with contrast.  It offers vitality, vibrancy and imagination. Everyday choices provide contrast and even surprise where the day may take you. My love for black & white came from the ascot scene in the musical production of “My Fair Lady.” Admittedly, I participated in…

Color Design Adds Distinct Style

Some mornings color is the first thing that awakens you!      #styleintegrity There are particular designers who define themselves by color use before silhouette. In my daily reviewing of designer collections across the seasons, Roksanda Ilincic, a Serbian designer based in London never disappoints!  Her garment silhouette lines offer accent to the color seam…

NYC Men’s Spring 2016 Fashion Week

The First EVER Men’s NYC Fashion Week kicked off last week to great fanfare!   #styleintegrity A very big deal for we fashion industry professionals! I launched my NYC career in Men’s Design long ago graduating top of the Men’s Design & Marketing(as it was known then) curriculum at Fashion Institute of Technology.  It began a forever…

Design Styled in Profile

We are all always coming and going….                                   #styleintegrity I watched someone sitting in wait for her name to be announced at a function.  She sat regally in anticipation of her cue to rise and greet the audience.   Something…

Style Integrity Inspired By Nature

Style & Beauty are found everywhere.  Nature provides the riches design inspiration.                     #styleintegrity The color of leaves during the autumn.  Snow falling in a hush.  The waves lapping against the beach.  A sun rise or sunset. Fields of lavender in the South of France. The images below did…

The Clothes You Spend Time With

“Who you spend time with is who you become.” (quote by Tony Robbins)   #styleintegrity If you are like me, this quote made me pause, and ponder who I surround myself with.  Who am I spending my time with? Those around us should challenge us, inspire us, share passions, make us happy, bring out the best…

Enjoy The Weekend-In Style

I have surfaced.  A seemingly easygoing day to return to my blog.                     #styleintegrity It is a day many of you are packing, prepping, to open the door on the first ‘unofficial‘ day for summer.  Many others have escaped your closets in delight at the summer beach finds…