The past few months have found me busy at my 9-to-5 gig, where I’m currently photographing fashion products for sale on eBay. I’m accustomed to seeing one-of-a-kind items, but these shoes by Icon really took the cake. Each shoe features the well-known print of “My Sweet Rose” (a.k.a. “The Soul of a Rose”) by the late English painter John William Waterhouse (1849-1917). Truly incredible!
Without ever forgetting his Deep South roots, African-American clothing designer Patrick Kelly left his imprint on the Paris fashion world in the mid 1980’s. Kelly’s talent, drive, and the financial support of influential friends converged on his pathway to success. In 1988, he was admitted as first person of color and the first American to the Fédération française de la couture, du prêt-à-porter des couturiers et des créateurs de mode (English: French Federation of Fashion and of Ready-to-Wear Couturiers and […]
“I loathe fashion. I want to dress in a way that is becoming to me, whether it is the style of the hour or not. So it should be with all women, in my opinion.” -Natacha Rambova Creativity comes in handy, sometimes unexpectedly. I recently brought home a pair of wedge sandals with metallic khaki straps. Although I’d loved them in the store, the novelty soon wore off. Rather than bring them back, however, I decided to turn them into […]