Designer Kathleen Hanhee Kye and her fashion brand KYE is a favorite at Fashion Weeks around the world for its exuberant take on street culture and design for the young and impossibly hip. That being said, it doesn’t at all take away from the fact that this Korean designer really knows her way around tailoring and modern silhouettes.
Goodwill Fashion Expert—Bjorn Nasett
Wisconsin farm boy, Bjorn Nasett has a career that spans 30 years. He enjoys being a writer, wardrobe stylist, vintage and resale clothing expert, hair stylist, makeup artist and photographer! In his spare time he adopts senior dogs and strongly believes in pet adoption. Check out his website www.fashionfarmboy.com!
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When I lived in Madison, Wisconsin in the late 1970s, the first vintage clothing stores I ever encountered were just starting to open on State Street. I was really fascinated by seeing all the pieces from different eras, but I especially liked the turn of the century, or Victorian pieces. The white cotton christening dresses, the elaborate crochet, lace, or cutwork on the blouses, the sailor tops and all the rest left an impression on me.
Summertime clothing choices should be fun and fancy free, right? Well, those bold colors, breezy fabrics and casual comfort were all on display at the runway show I attended for Spanish designer Custo Barcelona’s Spring and Summer 2015 Collection (www.custobarcelona.com). While the models are quite obviously not what you would call average in looks or even sizing, one thing we can take away from the presentation are the ideas about what’s in style for the season we’re in. While these ideas are not always meant to be literal, they could be if they’re suitable for you and your personal tastes. When I go through these photos I took at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City, I see ways to update anyone’s style game by taking clues and adapting those themes for the real world (the one that is far from the runway)! Let’s take a look at some of the models and identify trends we can ALL get behind …