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Get in the Know: LIE Collection

Designers and brands who have slipped under my radar are seemingly far and few in between these days. Yet somehow I had not come across Lie Sangbong, who established his eponymous brand in 1985 and quickly became one of Korea’s preeminent designers - a true craftsman and artist. His collections are nothing short of architectural fashion statement makers. The intricate pieces are a beautiful blend of  innovative techniques, unique fabric combinations and traditional influences. The LIE Collection was created a ...

Get in the Know: Bell’INVITO

A few weeks ago I had the immense pleasure of meeting one of the most creative, driven and wonderful women, Heather Wiese-Alexander, the founder of the luxe stationary brand Bell’INVITO. Right off the bat, Heather was quite possibly one of the most polite gals I have ever met, we hit it off immediately talking about our mutual hometown of Dallas, Texas. After she walked me through the exquisite new collections and talked a little shop, ...

Get In the Know: Misha Nonoo

This past September I had the opportunity to meet the incredibly talented Misha Nonoo, whose namesake brand is part of the highly coveted CFDA Fashion Incubator program. You meet Misha and there is an instant desire to become a close friend of hers. She's the ultimate cool girl, aside from her lovely British charm, she's well traveled, smart, funny, creative and one of the most genuine women I’ve met. Her perfectly tailored pieces menswear inspired fall ...

Get in the Know: Proper Assembly

It’s been a little while since my last “Get in the Know” piece and I have to say over the last month I have been bombarded with cool brands that you really need to get familiar with. First up, Proper Assembly, which is the new cool kids bag brand. I had the chance to check out the debut collection a few weeks ago at the brand’s uber cool launch party at a hip Drift Studios ...

NYFW: Misha Nonoo NY

Supporting up and coming designers is crucial in the evolution of the fashion industry, finding that indescribable talent and seeing just what those designers with natural, raw talent are capable of is often times breathtaking. They’re driven, passionate and without a doubt are some of the hardest working people I have ever come across in the industry. Misha Nonoo is one of those designers, the CFDA designer showed her Spring 2015 collection on Friday.  Nonoo, ...

Get In the Know: korovilas

I love to spread the word on hot new, up-and-coming designers. In this latest installment of my “Get In the Know” I’m introducing you to Korovilas, the epitome of effortless chic. From the intricate lace work to the beautifully placed detailed embellishments, this collection took my breath away. It’s a modern take on a few very classic silhouettes that everyone can wear. It’s a line that I could rotate all season long. The designer, Maria ...

Get in the Know: Lionette by Noa Sade

I was recently introduced to Lionette by Noa Sade, a ridiculously gorgeous slightly rocker chic jewelry collection and as you can likely tell, I'm hooked. The duo behind the brand is designer  Noa Sade and fashion entrepreneur Vanessa Lee, who describe their handmade line as empress-worthy.” From the bold hand pieces (aka the perfect arm party!) to the eclectic earrings this entire line is simply put fierce and fabulous.  Pulling their inspiration from the streets ...