Author Archives: Stacey Bewkes

Nanette Lepore Spring 2011

This show was held in the more intimate Stage, which I really liked. Not to mention, I was sitting across from Stanley Tucci and Kristin Chenoweth (not sure who’s in between them). Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for FIJI Water And there was live music provided by John Forte, which made it feel even more like a special event.…
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Milly – Spring 2011

Michelle Smith said her inspiration for this collection was the “stylishly eccentric ” Peggy Guggenheim. She channelled her spirit with “unexpected combinations of pattern, texture and color”. This 10th anniversary collection also marked the debut of Milly‘s handbag and jewelry collections.…
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Fashion Week Favorites

Today I will be going to a couple of the shows at Fashion Week – Michael Kors and Nanette Lepore. I’m totally excited, especially to see the fabulous new venue at Lincoln Center, which everyone has been raving about. Although you probably have a handle on my taste by now, I thought I’d show just a very few of my favorites from the shows so far – showing you all of them would take a full week of posts!…
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Persephone Perfection

As the younger generation heads back to school, we can also consider our educational agenda for the fall. For all of you book lovers, I have good news and bad news. The good news is that I have a wonderful new literary source and the bad news is that you will need to make room on your already overcrowded shelves.…
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Sugar Paper

I was in my favorite local stationer, MMilestones, in New Canaan, the other day (more on them soon). Looking through the books for several needed items, I was reacquainted with the beautiful offerings of Sugar Paper. I had originally seen their book last year for Christmas cards but was too late to the game.…
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Traveling Companions

For those of you who romanticize travel and long for the days of civilized airports, airlines with glamorous stewardesses, ocean liners with formal black tie dinners and train travel on the Twentieth Century (which I actually experienced), then you will probably be pleased to learn of the new book, coming out on December 1, just in time for the holidays, Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks.…
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Seeing Spots

I can’t remember seeing such a pervasive fashion trend as this season’s penchant for leopard. From clothing to every manner of accessories, leopard is everywhere. Witness some sightings. Kate Moss leighton meester kate perry angelina jolie LA designer marjorie skouras - photo by john ellis designer lizzie bailey in leopard with michelle adams of online mag lonny Chances are you have something leopard in your closet to wear this season.…
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In Vogue

Just in time for Fashion Week and and Fashion’s Night Out, which I discussed earlier today, Vogue has announced the fabulous overhaul of its website, vogue.com (of course). What an improvement!! Vogue was evidently given a hefty budget by Conde Nast to update their online presence and it shows.…
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Notorious & Notable

One of the events I am eagerly awaiting this fall starts during Fashion Week on September 14th but extends through January 3rd. It is an exhibit at The Museum of the City of New York entitled Notorious & Notable: 20th Century Women of Style.…
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Fashion Week Frenzy

This year there seems to be a new level of excitement leading up to this season’s Fashion Week. Not just with the shows themselves, which are sure to be filled with Oscar worthy presentations, but also the many activities planned around these dates.…
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