Wednesday, July 9, 2014

House of Beccaria

MCQUEEN | The House of Beccaria
Alexander McQueen | The House of Beccaria 
Paris Fashion Week Christian Dior Fall 2014 | The House of Beccaria#
43 - The Cut
Moschino | S/S 2014 |
Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Versace; all are fashion designer labels that have shown under The House of Beccaria. It is a fashion house that was established in 1983 and based in Milan, Italy.

What is Couture?

Abbreviation for Haute Couture = high dress making.
Fashion clothing made by hand without the use of sewing machines, sergers, or overlockers.
Custom-fitted tailoring not necessarily made to sell; but as an art exhibition on the runway.

Paris Couture Fashion Week: Elie Saab F/W 14 E1

Saturday, February 22, 2014


Wish List:
Meet Brazilian fashion designer and artist, Carlos Miele.
Visit Carlos Miele studio in New York's meat packing district:
408 W 14th St, Manhattan, NY 10014
See a Carlos Miele runway show, which began in 2002, during New York  fashion week.
Witness first hand the craftsmanship of the COOPA-ROCA cooerative and the artisans in Brazil's favelas. 
Rent one of Carlos Miele's gown for a special occasion:

I just recently discovered Carlos Miele on You Tube Reserve Channel show Behind the Label ( one of my new favorite viewings). And unbeknownst to me, I had already pinned many of his designs, especially the animal prints, on Pinterest.

Home | Carlos Miele Summer 2009

        Spring Summer 2009  New York Stores of the Year - Carlos Miele

Tuesday, January 21, 2014


I spied a beautiful sweather-knit cape while watching Home Shopping Network. The best details of the garment are the pockets and that it doesn't have to be dry cleaned.
Hot in Hollywood "Irresistible" Cape

    Hot in Hollywood "Irresistible" Cape

The cape has been appearing on the runway for several years. 
Saint Laurent, spring 13Saint Laurent, spring 13

Examples of 2013 Capes on the runway.

love this cape                                                     chic