Miami's fashion-loving social set turned out the galmour in a big way this month. From The Fairchild Gala in the Garden to the Wine Women and Shoes extravaganza, Ronald McDonald House Annual Luncheon and the The Bass Ball (affectionately known as the Met Ball of the Southeas) there was no short of style stars to be photographed. I attended all the top soirees in town, camera in hand, before jetting off to a busy New York Fashion Week (stay tuned for my recap!).
Fall in South Florida means only one thing, and it is not cooler weather! The Social Season in Miami has kicked off with a long list of luncheons, fashion shows, charity auctions, trunk shows, and of course Galas.
Fashion Week is really more like Fashion Month; from New York to Paris to Milan and London, all the major players in fashion turn out to see the trends for the season live on the runway. Here is my NYFW diary - I'll take you from the front row with Iris Apfel to backstage with the models, all in search of the lust-worthy trends for 2016.
For MIAMI Magazine's Women of Style article in the September issue, I had the privledge of styling the fabulous ladies who grace the pages of this six-page spread. It was a fun day on set, and I'm bringing my Style Out of the City readers with me for a behind-the-scenes look at how it all went down.
The highbrow world of haute couture continues to be a lesson in contradiction. It celebrates the inspired ritual of the fashion industry’s creative expression–yet, in reality, it is the industry’s most exclusive rite available only to a select few. Nonetheless, the conversation regarding the relevance of haute couture endures. What purpose does it serve in the frenzied pace of the ready-to-wear market—which presents six collections a year—and the mass market industry of disposable clothing?