Latest Fashion News 2009

Tote and Shoulder Handbag trends for Spring / Summer 2009 Sun, 24 May 2009, 00:00 EST

The handbag is not just a comfortable accessory to keep all our personal things in, like our sunglasses, cell phone or wallet; it is an essential part of any woman's life-style! Without the handbag, women don't feel complete or comfortable, because a handbag is part of us and of our look; it represents us, our personality and our habits.

Italian Luxury handbags for Men - Sun, 24 May 2009, 00:00 EST

Men's bags are taking the fashion world and around the world by storm this season - no longer are they a purely practical and dull accessory, but men are being given choices of materials, design and style that have never existed before. Stylish young men at the forefront of fashion and it's trends will know exactly what to avoid and what will suit them, but how does a man, who has never until now though of carrying any sort of bag beyond a briefcase or a backpack, know what to choose?

Change in Luxury over the Years - Sun, 24 May 2009, 00:00 EST

Wearing a gorgeous accessory or a luxury dress is always very special for a woman because, through a luxury item, she can also express her taste, refinement, outlook and her sensual femininity. A luxury handbag accessory enhances her charm and her beauty, highlighting love for her body and her personality and her physical aspect.

Metallic and Exotic Handbags for 2009 - Sun, 24 May 2009, 00:00 EST

  * Handbags with pendants and buckles: if you are an original woman who loves being appreciated and admired for her extreme elegance, you can't do without a luxury handbag decorated with gorgeous accessories such as refined pendants made of pearls and shining rhinestones or round buckles.

Work and Large Handbags for 2009 - Sun, 24 May 2009, 00:00 EST

* Small bags: lovely jewels enriched with rhinestones and decorations, they are an explosion of elegance and light, whatever your look. They can make your summer extremely fun and joyful, if they are made in the most fashionable vivid tonalities such as violet, purple, turquoise, red, emerald green; and are even more seductive and gorgeous if made of exotic leather in the newest trendy metallic shades such as silver and gold.

Hollywood piles on designer wears and branded diamonds despite recession - Sun, 21 May 2009, 00:00 EST

Hollywood piles on designer wears and branded diamonds despite recession

Style experts and analysts cited a return to elegance of old Hollywood at the year's early awards shows, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee the beautiful Amy Adams was a perfect example. The "Doubt" actress looked amazing, stunning and elegant in a wine colored gown and H. Stern's- "Nature" diamond earrings with rose quartz drops and amethyst.

Hollywood Stars in full fashion force for Awards ceremonies 2009 - Sun, 21 May 2009, 00:00 EST

"If you look at the 1930s, the times couldn't be more depressing than they are now," Michael Coan, of New York's Fashion Institute of Technology, says, noting that the era was a heyday for Hollywood glamour. "I think the ostentation is going down, but the elegance is in. Overall, they're going classic, as people do in times of trouble."

"Leaves of Change" celebrity designed jewels raise thousands - Sun, 21 May 2009, 00:00 EST

Brooke Shields wore her own beautiful "Leaves of Change" necklace design to the charity event on May 7.

In New York--The World Gold Council's "Leaves of Change" - celebrity-designed jewelry collections raised tens of thousands of dollars for charity, with actresses Marcia Gay Harden and Brooke Shields showing their full support by wearing their own celebrity-designed necklace designs to the event.

Graff tops the list of 'most-wanted jewelry' brands - Sun, 21 May 2009, 00:00 EST

Graff tops the list of 'most-wanted jewelry' brands

New York--High-net-worth consumers participating in the 2009 Luxury Institute's Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI) survey have rated Graff as the "Best of the Best" among 21 luxury jewelry brands around the world.

Gladys Knight branded jewelry line - Sun, 21 May 2009, 00:00 EST

Gladys Knight branded jewelry line

Los Angeles-- Robert Rose Jewelry and The LaRoda Group have announced the creation of the Gladys Knight Jewelry Line, a collection of fine branded fashion accessories in honor of the legendary R and B icon 'Gladys Knight'.

Anna Wintour's Costume Institute Gala with Hosts Justin Timberlake, Kate Moss, and Marc Jacobs

Anna Wintour's annual 'Costume Institute' Gala will be held tonight at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City, with co-hosts Kate Moss, Justin Timberlake, and Marc Jacobs. This year's gala theme is 'Model as Muse': Embodying Fashion. Moss (Supermodel) will be wearing a Marc Jacobs design.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week- Berlin and PREMIUM announce their 2009 July dates for Spring/Summer 2010 collections.

Joint dates for PREMIUM trade shows and Berlin Fashion Week will strengthen Berlin, Germany as a Fashion Capital.

City of Los Angeles Fashion Week, March 2009

Fashion Week CoLA, whose inception was only announced a few weeks ago, has put on several fashion industries only events at this year's Los Angeles Fashion Week. CoLA, which stands for "City of Los Angeles", is not sponsored by, or affiliated with, the city of Los Angeles. As such, the organization has decided to keep with their abbreviated name note the lowercase "o" to avoid confusion.

French Vogue to Become Frugal in Response to the Global Recession

Carine Roitfeld, editor-in-chief, French Vogue has called for French Vogue to become frugal to reflect the current economic recession. "I think we need to become more frugal," claims Roitfeld, though "not on quality ... just on organization."Carine Roitfeld is considered by many to be one of the most fashionable women in the world, only reinforcing the stereotype of the incredibly stylish French woman.

Givenchy 2009 Fall/Winter Collection at Paris Fashion Week

As it has been known to the world that happens at the Paris Fashion Week, the runway show for this year's 2009-2010 Fall/Winter collection by Givenchy started late. The show, which took place on the evening of March 8, 2009-Sunday, at the Carreau du Temple in Paris, was plagued because the clothes arrived late. Most blamed it on the overly cramped scheduling of Paris Fashion Week combined with the bad Parisian city traffic.

Karl Lagerfeld 2009 Fall/Winter Ready-to-Wear Collection at Paris Fashion Week.

The general theme behind this year's Karl Lagerfeld Fall/Winter collection was helmets or more specifically, how to stay chic and stylish while riding a motorcycle.

Karl Lagerfeld Fall/Winter 2009 Ready-to-Wear Collection on March 10, 2009.

Karl Lagerfeld is said as the man for many reasons and seasons. This is further evidenced by the fact that the 70 year old fashion designer held two, parties during the Paris Fashion Week festivities after having also presented his new collections.

Kate Moss to Attend New York Opening of Topshop

Kate Moss will attend the opening of New York Topshop, which features her fine clothing line, the Kate Moss Hearts Topshop Collection, next month in New York City's SoHo district. Today's Page Six reports that "Kate Moss is expected on April 1 at the launch of Topshop on Broadway at Broome, which is carrying the supermodel's new fashion line.

The 2009 Twenty8Twelve Autumn/Winter Ready-to-Wear Collection at London Fashion Week

Savannah and Sienna Miller's Twenty8Twelve line made its catwalk debut at London Fashion Week on February 22nd. Showing its 2009 autumn/winter ready-to-wear collection, Twenty8Twelve held its own amongst other established fashion houses and designers like Betty Jackson and Christopher Kane, who also showed collections that day.

London Fashion Week may be a Fashion trade only event - but this does not mean that you have to miss out on the chance to see some of the capital's hottest designers or the latest fashion news.

Pamela Anderson Models at Paris Fashion Week, May 2009

Paris Fashion Week had a celebrity star to walk on the romp and that was none other than the hot and stylish Pamela Anderson Lee at for Vivienne Westwood. Paris Fashion Week for the 2009 Fall/Winter Prêt-à-Porter Ready-to-wear collections is in full swing and the fashion week marked the Vivienne Westwood catwalk show at the ever beautiful Place Vendôme in Paris.

Project Runway 6th Season starting August 20, 2009

The battle for 'Project Runway' has finally been resolved with the popular reality show hosted by supermodel Heidi Klum moving to the fine Lifetime network. After months of being in limbo, the 6th season of the popular fashion designer competition show will air starting August 20, 2009, which was a welcome relief for the fashion industry.

Recession and Designer Diamond Jewelry, May 2009

Diamond is considered as a women's best friend. But recession bought in the phrase "So much for diamonds as a best friend". For jewelers, and store owners the gem have lost some of their BFF status to the economic downturn.

Robin Givhan Fashion Editor of Washington Post, to Cover Michelle Obama, DC Style

GivhanRobin Givhan- Fashion Editor Robin, style and fashion editor for the Washington Post recently put her Upper West Side apartment on the market in anticipation of her impending move back to Washington, D.C.

Know Everything About 2009 Designer and branded Handbag Features

Added: June 16, 2009

1. It's the Logo that Counts

You usually just have one bag, but you like to look smart so it must have a prominent designer logo on show. You probably bought your bag quite a while ago, perhaps even in the sales, but you don't care if it is a design from an old collection, or even if it is getting a bit worn, as long as the logo is still in good shape.

Know Everything About 2009 London fashion week and Designer handbags

Added: June 17, 2009

2009 London fashion week and Designer handbags

What about the new trends as regards handbags? Which style of handbags will be in fashion next spring/summer 2009, according to what was proposed by the British fashion houses?

Know Everything About 2009 Summer Sales

Added: June 16, 2009

2009 Summer Sales

It's that time of year again! The warm weather and the beginning of the summer don't only herald the end of the school year and well deserved time off from work&ldots;.they also signal the start of the summer sales!!

Know Everything About All about Fashion

Added: June 16, 2009

When we think about fashion, our mind immediately turns to the gorgeous and much anticipated collections presented both in March and in September by the most renowned designers for the winter or the summer season (according to the period these collections are shown). We associate this word with some wonderful cities such as Paris, London, New York and Milan where these fashion weeks periodically take place, capturing the attention of thousands of buyers and journalists from all over the world.

Know Everything About American First Family wins Fans in Paris

Added: June 17, 2009

On Sunday, the American first lady and daughters Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7, went shopping at Bonpoint, a children's clothing store favored by wealthy Parisians and international jet-setters like Sofia Coppola.

Know Everything About Designer and Luxury Handbag Trends for 2009

Added: June 16, 2009

Designer and Luxury Handbag Trends for 2009

Know Everything About Fashion and Coats

Added: June 16, 2009

A winter coat is important, but when you enter a restaurant you hand it over. It is your handbag that stays with you every moment of your day, your handbag that needs to be at once versatile, comfortable and elegant, look good both with your coat and the outfit you are wearing underneath, be practical and comfortable enough to keep all your things easily accessible and above all beautiful enough to inspire you with confidence and complement your whole image.

Know Everything About Fashion icons of the 20th century: Kate Moss, Madonna, Debbie Harry and Bridget Bardot

Added: June 17, 2009

British supermodel Kate - whose 1993 Calvin Klein advertising campaign sparked a craze for waif-like models - was crowned the best-dressed person from the 90s after polling 62.5 per cent of the vote.

Know Everything About Gold losing ground in slow economy

Added: June 16, 2009

Stunning Circle pendant ring and necklace in 18-karat yellow gold with diamonds by Yasuko Azuma for Gold Expressions have been popular around the world and is been bought by high society people.

Know Everything About Handbag Fashion Review: London Fashion Week 2009

Added: June 16, 2009

Handbag Fashion Review: London Fashion Week 2009

Luella accessorizes its stylish creations with rigid pochettes and clutches always clasped in the hand, as a symbol of undisputed prestige and refinement, as well as softer shoulder bags, larger bags which are not worn on the shoulder but held in the hand from the strap or the handles. These bags are provided with wide, refined and, without doubt, comfortable leather straps and handles which however are not used.

Know Everything About Handbag Personalities

Added: June 17, 2009

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Fashion handbags60% of women own more than 10 handbags and 3% have at least 25, according to international statistics recently published! Are you one of them? Or do you have a different approach to handbags?

Know Everything About Latest Edition of New York's Famed Waldorf-Astoria

Added: June 17, 2009

All the theater and drama of couture fashion was present at Couture Fashion Week New York in February 2009. The three- day spectacle was a parade of glamorous evening wear as well as innovative couture and luxury wear.

Know Everything About Michelle Obama is a Star in Paris

Added: June 17, 2009

Michelle Obama, whom French fashionistas regard as the best-dressed American first lady since Jackie Kennedy, lived up to her sartorial reputation during her trip to Paris, sporting a wardrobe of fashion-forward classics by top American designers.

Know Everything About Silver handbags: everlasting refinement and charm

Added: June 16, 2009

Silver color of purses

The color silver, in our opinion, can definitely be counted as one of those 'evergreen' colors that are not affected by the passing of the years or the changes and developments in the fashion world.

Know Everything About Slow and Solid Fashion Investments

Added: June 16, 2009

Spend your money wisely this season: invest in quality statement pieces for your wardrobe that you will wear and wear, pieces that define your look but are also classic enough in style to last you for years:-

  * A beautiful handbag in exotic leather

  * A top quality winter coat

  * Quality shoes that will complement your look

Know Everything About The birth of the Italian fashion style: Florence challenges Paris!!!

Added: June 16, 2009

If Paris was considered the first capital of fashion in the 18th century thanks to Marie Antoinette's personal designer, Rose Bertin, who transformed the French queen into one of the very first arbiters of fashion, it was Florence that was the scene of the first "Italian Haute Couture Show", considered by all the press and international buyers attending the show, as a revolutionary event.

Know Everything About The most fashionable Men's spring-summer 2010 collections

Added: June 16, 2009

Milan is already preparing to open its doors to the new men's spring-summer 2010 collections, the much awaited fashion event, which anticipates the trends in the matter of men's clothing and accessories for next spring-summer 2010.

Know Everything About Things to remember while buying a Fashionable Dress

Added: June 16, 2009

Goods on sale should clearly display on the label: the original price, the percentage of discount and, finally, the discounted price.

Know Everything About Vogue's Global Fashion Celebration to Celebrate Fashion

Added: June 17, 2009

International editions of Vogue magazine plan a simultaneous "fashion celebration night" in 13 cities in September to fight off global economic blues, its publisher Conde Nast said Monday.

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