From The Atelier Of Rodrigo Otazu: Argentina

A personal note to FC&JL from jewelry designer Rodrigo Otazu on his LRCO luxury collection:   “What better way to celebrate creativity than giving ladies a piece of a place I call home in my heart? When I… Continue reading

Salon de Ning: From the Rooftop of the Peninsula Hotel

    As summer has slowly receded in the City That Never Sleeps, taking with it pool-time pleasures & the remnants of outdoor concerts, the omnipresent city energy starts to surge as New… Continue reading

Runway Spotlight: Haider Ackermann

Paris Fashion Week | Paris Haider Ackermann Spotlighting a favorite from SpringSummer 2013:   Haider Ackermann proved himself the master of draping once again with his Spring|Summer 2013 collection. Jackets and sleeveless shirts… Continue reading

Runway Spotlight: Valentino

Paris Fashion Week | Paris Valentino Spotlighting a favorite from SpringSummer 2013:   At Valentino, what the audience might have expected (which is what clients and fans alike love): long and short slip… Continue reading

Runway Spotlight: Elie Saab

Paris Fashion Week | Paris Elie Saab Spotlighting a favorite from SpringSummer 2013:   Elie Saab has been tinkering with his day wear for a few seasons now and I have to say… Continue reading

Runway Spotlight: Alexander McQueen

Paris Fashion Week | Paris  Alexander McQueen Spotlighting a favorite from SpringSummer 2013:   What does one say when one looks brilliance in the eye? How does one verbalize when one sees excruciatingly… Continue reading

Runway Spotlight: Carven

Paris Fashion Week | Paris Carven Spotlighting a favorite from SpringSummer 2013:   Guillaume Henry took Carven in a different direction this season with designs less inspired by an almost childlike sense of… Continue reading

Runway Spotlight: Givenchy

Paris Fashion Week | Paris Givenchy Spotlighting a favorite from SpringSummer 2013:   So, if one was looking for a religious experience, one might have had it at Givenchy. Cases in point are… Continue reading

Runway Spotlight: Christian Dior

Paris Fashion Week | Paris Christian Dior Spotlighting a favorite from SpringSummer 2013:   There were lingering concerns in certain quarters that Raf Simons’ minimal aesthetic would affect his Spring/Summer 2013 ready-to-wear collection, despite proving… Continue reading

Runway Spotlight: Lanvin

Paris Fashion Week | Paris Lanvin Spotlighting a favorite from SpringSummer 2013:   This is the kind of collection that one waits for in Paris. The collection starts off tailored and pretty, yes… Continue reading