Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • Ellen Brook

    designer in action- Ellen Brook

    September 15th, 2014 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    Ellen Brook, who will be showing for the 2nd time this Saturday at fashionArt Santa Cruz, hand paints her silks used in her designs. Here is a short video clip of her fitting a model for the show:  

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  • Kiki Barrett Clothing

    Kiki Barrett Clothing

    September 10th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    Here is a sneak peak of one of Kiki’s looks that she will show next week on the runway at fashionArt Santa Cruz. The bomber jacket is a key fall trend, and Kiki does some fantastic looking ones! Kiki was inspired by the Zazou movement, a subculture during WWII that expressed their rebellion through their […]

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  • Manic Designs by Rachel Riot

    Manic Designs

    September 9th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    I have mentioned Manic Designs by Rachel Riot on this blog many times before, such as my spring skirts. Rachel is one of the 8 designers featured in the year’s FashionArt Santa Cruz. Video by Carly Gabara Here is a cool video showing her in action:

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  • Manic Designs by Rachel Riot

    fashion week

    September 5th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    It may be the beginning of fashion week in New York but we also have a little fashion going here during First Friday. At the Michaelangelo Gallery tonight we will be showing wearable art and designer pieces from last year’s fashionArt Santa Cruz. Here check it out:   These pieces and more can be seen […]

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    one rule I still follow

    September 3rd, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

     When it come to fashionI love breaking rules as much as the next person but there is still one or two I follow. This weekend I was at a wedding, and I was astonished that 75% of guests were wearing black (and I don’t even want to talk about the guy in the jeans)! I […]

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    Hoss Intropia

    August 27th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    Last week while shopping in San Francisco I discovered a new brand, Hoss Intropia! They have a boutique inside Bloomingdale’s. They have beautiful color, interesting designs and cool details. I tried to stay practical and bought this open weave sweater for Fall instead of the celadon blouse with metallic trim. Check it out:

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  • Just off Union Square in San Francisco

    Man, you’re looking good!

    August 20th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    I am loving his whole look but especially the pants. If you can’t tell they are a light weight wool flannel with the cargo pockets added on a slant. And even with cuffs at the bottom he still chose to wear them with Converse! Also, check out the pocket square; it’s all in the details, […]

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  • fashionArt Santa Cruz & the Good Times

    fashionArt Santa Cruz & the Good Times

    August 19th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    So excited about our amazing line up of artists and designers for this year’s fashionArt Santa Cruz! This is our 9th year and check out who we have got: Designers- Anastasia Geranios, Ann Chang, Ellen Brook, I.B. Bayo, Kiki Barrett, Miguel Marte of Maison Michel, Rachel Riot of Manic Designs andRonita Wheatfall of Le Belle […]

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  • Prada navy leather loafer with red accent

    loving the loafers

    August 16th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    Top of my fall list, actually only thing so far on my fall list, is to replace my favorite Prada toggle loafers. I have had 3 pairs of these toggle loafers over the last 14 years but they are not making them this season. So, check out what I found: I am loving them! Classic […]

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    Who’s organized for fall?

    August 13th, 2014 | News | admin | No Comments

    As I mentioned before I am putting together some organizing packages with Star Hansen, the amazing organizer seen on the TLC and O! TV channels. Who doesn’t want to get their closet styled and organized at the same time? This is a perfect opportunity to get ready for fall. Who’s in? We are offering a […]

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