Fashion Collections Big On Collaboration – The Orange County Register

28 May

Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) teamed up with McCafe to offer HBCU fashion students a chance of a lifetime. Yes, you read that right: HBCUs fashion students. If that caught you by surprise, you aren’t alone. Many HBCUs have great fashion departments and robust programs that people aren’t aware of. Though I did not attend an HBCU, as a former student of color in fashion merchandising, I can attest, the journey to a fashion career can feel lonely. Needless to say, I didn’t get the same industry support as my friends in medicine or accounting.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brandice-henderson/hbcu-fashion-students-fin_b_5359950.html

Friday’s Fashion Obsessions: Jennifer Lawrence and Lucy Hale

I guess it is part of our socialist heritage. Just look at H&M and IKEA – it has shaped us.’ Elmenbeck continues: ‘As a result, everyday fashion and “dressing down” was something Swedish designers became pioneers in. Both Acne and Cheap Monday designed clothes that a young generation could afford. Meaning Swedish fashion became recognised as cool.’ Organised by different trends, lesser-known names such as Ann-Sofie Back, Whyred, Dagmar, Rodebjer and Sandra Backlund are also prominently featured. On the rooftop of the museum, the next generation of designers are also on display, including Ida Klamborn, Erik Bjerkesjo and Naim Josefi – paving Swedish fashion’s future.
Source: http://www.wallpaper.com/fashion/the-rise-of-the-swedish-fashion-phenomenon-is-charted-in-a-new-show-in-stockholm/7427

List of Denver fashion bloggers on Instagram – Denver Fashion | Examiner.com

NEILSON BARNARD , NEILSON BARNARD GETTY IMAGES Related article Newest Target mash-up French-American designer Joseph Altuzarra is the latest to collaborate with discount retailer Target, joining the ranks of Phillip Lim, Missoni, Peter Pilotto and Jason Wu. The limited edition collection of shoes, apparel and accessories will be in stores and online at target.com and net-a-porter.com on Sept. 14. The nearly 50-piece line is priced from $17.99 to $89.99 for apparel and lingerie, and $29.99 to $79.99 for shoes and accessories. The collection hits stores in time for fall and will feature a mix of iconic Altuzarra silhouettes with designs created specifically for Target, according to a press release from the retailer. During the fall collections earlier this year, we fell deeply in love with Altuzarras color-blocked wrap coats and soft sophisticated download dresses; lets hope some of that style shows up in the aisles of Target.
Source: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/collection-615502-fashion-museum.html

The rise of the Swedish fashion phenomenon is charted in a new show in Stockholm | Fashion | Wallpaper* Magazine

After a brief step away from the red carpet scene, our fave BFF (in our minds, at least) has returned to our fashion radar. Jennifer Lawrence has been racking up some major fashion miles the past few weeks promoting X-Men: Days of Future Past, but this week she took a break from her hectic schedule to step out in style for the Cannes Film Festival Vanity Fair And Armani Party. Photo credit: Dave M. Benett/VF14/WireImage/Getty Images You all know my feelings on jumpsuits and I’m utterly excited to see one of my fashion idols, JLaw, rocking such a sleek black version. Hers featured a plunging neckline, a loose fit and a cinched waist (thanks to a wide metallic gold belt), but the excitement didn’t end there. Jen continued the black and gold theme with a matching clutch, patterned pumps and some gold jewelry. The final verdict?
Source: http://www.sheknows.com/beauty-and-style/articles/1037821/fridays-fashion-obsessions-jennifer-lawrence-and-lucy-hale

Website: http://kitschybelle.com Studio 9720 @studio9720: Colorado natives and best friends since a math class in college, Merida and Kelsey love Denver fashion and the people in its community. They say the talent that lies here is almost as great as the mountains seen from their windows. These fun ladies have an affinity for photography and independent boutiques. Website: http://www.studio9720.com 321 Chic @321chic: Heather Okimoto is a stylist who shares her personal looks and stylish adventures on her Tumblr blog. Website: http://www.321chic.com Charmed Valerie @charmedvalerie: Charmed Valerie is a personal style blog, featuring affordable fashion tips, videos, tutorials, the latest fashion trends, beauty tips, ruminations on motherhood, and style advice for moms. Website: http://charmedvalerie.com Chic Talk @chictalkch: Carolina Hellal shares the passion she has for fashion and hopes to inspire others to enjoy it as much as she does.
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/denver-fashion-bloggers-on-instagram

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