50 years of ‘Belle de Jour’

My all-time favorite fashion movie starring my style icon turns 50 years old today! Though not explicitly about fashion, the dark and unnerving ‘Belle de Jour’ expertly employs fashion to reflect the character’s internal struggle between propriety and perversity. Released on this day in 1967, Catherine Deneuve plays Séverine, the new wife of a physician living in Paris who […]

Iris van Herpen: Still Pushing Boundaries

This piece is part of a series on “Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion” to celebrate the designer’s first stateside exhibit as its travels around North America. Today we take a look at the projects Iris has pursued since “Transforming Fashion” debuted. Join us again tomorrow for the grand opening of ‘Transforming Fashion” at the Dallas Museum of Art.  […]

Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion

This piece is part of a series on “Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion” to celebrate the designer’s first stateside exhibit as its travels around North America. Here we take a deeper look into the collection on view and what museum-goers can expect to see. Join us again tomorrow to learn about what Iris has been up to since […]

Iris van Herpen: Behind the Magic

This piece is part of a series on “Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion” to celebrate the designer’s first stateside exhibit as its travels around North America. Here we take a deeper look at van Herpen’s background and tour her Amsterdam studio where her couture creations are made. Join us again tomorrow to learn more about the exhibit.  On […]

Iris van Herpen: Atlanta’s Haute Couture Tour

In honor of the opening of “Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion” at the storied Dallas Museum of Art this week, we’re taking a look back at Iris’s journey, the success of her first stateside exhibit here in Atlanta, and the growth of her career since. Today, we start our story with the birth of “Transforming Fashion” […]

On sale now: Victoria Beckham for Target

Target’s hit collaboration with Victoria Beckham is back in stock and on sale this week including pieces I have been LOVING since I ordered them a month ago. The standout dresses are fun, super easy additions to my spring arsenal–and come at prices you simply can’t say no to. The line is an extension of the Victoria, by […]

Daniel Arsham’s ‘Hourglass’ at the High Museum of Art

There are only a few weeks left of Daniel Arsham: Hourglass at the High Museum, and I am so glad I made it on time because it is truly a unique exhibit. Arsham has been practicing a wide range of disciplines with a particular focus on architecture and the performance capabilities of art. The standout characteristic […]

Happy Birthday Grace Coddington!

Iconic stylist and Creative Director at U.S. Vogue for 27 years, Grace Coddington celebrates her 76th birthday today. Known for her grand and complex photoshoots, Grace’s fantastical style defined Vogue’s haute couture editorials and produced some of fashion’s most memorable images for decades. Since scaling back her time at Vogue last year, Grace has been busy […]

Springtime in Paris: Experiencing Le Grand Vefour

Often I find that when you open yourself up to the experience of dining alone, the world opens itself up to you.  This is especially true when traveling. My first stop after arriving in Paris, other than at the hotel to unpack, was at the Iconic Paris restaurant Le Grand Vefour (17 Rue de Beaujolais, […]

Springtime in Paris: Rainy Day

In the film Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson’s character kept talking about how he loved Paris in the rain–that he wanted to walk through Paris in the rain. Well, I was lucky to experience that one Parisian afternoon. But, the weather doesn’t matter to me–I love Paris rain or shine. A gloomy day calls for color in […]