SHANGHAI — As senior fashion editor of Elle China, Leaf Greener’s style credentials were already cemented in her homeland. But it was a chance encounter with photographer Scott Schuman during Milan Fashion Week in 2008 — and the resulting images of her style on his site, The Sartorialist — which brought her to the attention of the wider world. She quickly became a favorite of … [Read more...] about Influence Peddler: Leaf Greener Bridges East and West
There’s an air of calm in For Love & Lemons’ downtown Los Angeles headquarters. The inside very closely mirrors the same delicate, ethereal dresses — where necklines are the focal points, signed off with signature ruffles, flutter sleeves and lace — the brand has come to be known among a bevy of influencers who follow the brand, Rihanna included. Soon enough, those … [Read more...] about The New Romantics: L.A.’s For Love & Lemons Grows Up and Out
What regular fashion showgoer hasn’t had a moment of “what if?” As in, what if there were a security breach, a terror attack? Wouldn’t a fashion show and its chicly turned out denizens make for compelling targets? Sometimes upward of 1,000 people herded, often through a single entrance and exit. (How about all those venues that only open one half of a double door?) Typically, … [Read more...] about Bridget Foley’s Diary: Yoo-hoo! Security!
A minimalist, gender-neutral line is set to mark Greg Alterman’s fourth act. The serial entrepreneur — founder of Gagwear Inc., Alternative Apparel and Juice Served Here — on Friday launches the lifestyle brand M/F People. The line is nearly 90 styles out of the gate, ranging from a tracksuit-style jacket and sweatpants to hats and body wash sold direct through the M/F web … [Read more...] about Greg Alterman Launches Unisex Lifestyle Brand
Pierre Cardin spent Saturday in Paris convalescing from a recent fall, but his fashion show at The Breakers in Newport, R.I., highlighted the work of a man who will not be stopped. A salute to his 70 years in fashion, the fund-raiser for the Preservation Society of Newport County sprang from an offshoot of a Cardin exhibition up-the-road at Rosecliff. After seeing photos of the … [Read more...] about Pierre Cardin Takes Rhode Island