Joanna Mastroianni Brings Flirty Dresses to the Runway

Inspired by the architecture of Gaudi (see images of his work here), Joanna Mastroianni designed a beautiful collection full of black, white, Mediterranean blue with tangerine pops. Her cocktail dresses had everything from A-line cuts to one-shoulder caftans over skinny jeans. The sweetheart dresses had impeccable tailoring and even hand-sewn embroidery. Transparent tops brought on the sex appeal making this flirty line not just for girls. It is a younger market fashion line, but held every aspect of sophistication. Each detail was well thought out and perfectly placed. Models strut down the runway as TLC’s “No Scrubs” started jamming from the speakers.  I’d wear her pieces to a cocktail party, date or a gala event.

GORGEOUS! See for yourself in the below video.

For more, see

Candela Brings Nautical Glamour to Fashion Week

MBFW SS 2014 010 MBFW SS 2014 011 MBFW SS 2014 013 MBFW SS 2014 016 MBFW SS 2014 018 MBFW SS 2014 021 MBFW SS 2014 023 MBFW SS 2014 025 MBFW SS 2014 026 MBFW SS 2014 031 MBFW SS 2014 032 MBFW SS 2014 041 MBFW SS 2014 043 MBFW SS 2014 044 MBFW SS 2014 045 MBFW SS 2014 048 MBFW SS 2014 049 MBFW SS 2014 051

Gabriela Perezutti brought on her Uruguay roots at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week when presenting her Candela line at The Box. Long, straight silhouettes graced the models for the Fall/Winter 2013 season. This time around, Candela decided to go the nautical route. Strategically positioned throughout the quaint room—journalists and spectators were able to meander paying close attention to each intricate detail involved in the looks.

As a collection—this has to be one of my favorites so far. The feminine touches and beachside elegance made it a desirable line for all women. The soft silhouettes and quirky details made each look appropriate for summer sunset walks as well as cocktail parties. Both casual chic and glamour—Candela has set the perfect setting for Spring/Summer 2014.

5:31 JÉRÔME Presents Floral Eye Candy for Spring

NYFW SS 14 day 1 095 NYFW SS 14 day 1 096 NYFW SS 14 day 1 097 NYFW SS 14 day 1 099 NYFW SS 14 day 1 100 NYFW SS 14 day 1 101 NYFW SS 14 day 1 105 NYFW SS 14 day 1 106 NYFW SS 14 day 1 109 NYFW SS 14 day 1 110

Fellow Fashion Institute of Technology alum, Jerome LaMaar, debuted his first collection 5:31 JÉRÔME at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week.  His passion for fashion and design went hand in hand as he put together a beautiful collection.

The models stood on a platform in the middle of a dimly lit room at the Chelsea Market studio as spectators walked around in a circle to catch glimpses of the looks. Greenery adorned with pink flowers scattered the ground. The models each wore a different form of vine-wrapped high heels which made the looks each tie into the theme perfectly. The “Hyper Feminine” theme embodied an edgy enchanted neo-romantic look. It was very girly, and a theme that I am all about—loved it!