Remember the name Sophia Graydon. It just might be America’s next great specialty designer label.
But before that can happen, Monica Nassif has to convince women to start treating themselves a little better at bedtime.
Victoria’s Secret might be the first clothing retailer to turn ITSELF into a Hallowe’en costume.
Yes, this year you can dress up as Miranda or Candice or any of the other VS supermodels, simply by splurging on the Sexy Little Angel costume (above) that’s included in this year’s Sexy Little Fantasies collection of adult costumes.
Fashion designers who draw inspiration from the rich heritage of the Arab world should proceed with caution these days.
Given the nationalist passions, hair-trigger cultural sensitivities and rapidly evolving gender politics in countries from Morocco to Iran (and everywhere in between), the fashion industry needs to think carefully before appropriating traditional ethnic styles to satisfy Western fashionistas hungry for exotic new looks.
It’s awfully hard to keep track of Fleur of England these days.
The independent luxury label releases a steady stream of new lingerie styles — it’s averaging five new mini-collections each season now — and somehow never repeats itself.
You might never have heard of Harriett Mellinger, but she probably had more influence on the 20th Century lingerie industry than Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe and Bettie Page combined.
Harriett wasn’t a model, actress or fashion designer; she was the “muse” and “style adviser” to her husband Frederick, who revolutionized women’s intimates in the post-war period with his massive mail-order business Frederick’s of Hollywood…