Valerie A. Heck soldering the stone setting for Michelle Pajak-Reynolds’s Hypatia Collection Nebula necklace.

Fashion Industry Tips for Building Partnerships and Working with Sub-contractors

by | August 21st, 2014

As your fashion business grows, your two hands will not be enough to get the job done, and searching for the right subcontractor can feel like a daunting task.

My subcontractor and fellow jeweler Valerie A. Heck and I provide … Read More

Trina Turk Spring 2014 Collection Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Photographer: Jane Kratochvil.

Ticket to the Tents: Trina Turk Spring/Summer 2014 Collection at MBFW

by | July 31st, 2014

Find yourself in a California dreamin’ state of mind this summer, wearing styles seen at the Trina Turk Spring 2014 showcase at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Founder and Creative Director Melissa Shea interviewed the prolific designer, whose fashion ensembles and … Read More

Tadashi Shoji Spring/Summer 2014 Collection, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Photographer: Marcos Gutierrez.

Ticket to the Tents: Tadashi Shoji Spring/Summer 2014 Collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

by | July 30th, 2014

“I am a pattern maker – I can make any woman look good.” -Tadashi Shoji

Not only can fashion designer Tadashi Shoji make women of every body type look stunning, he can construct breathtaking gowns and dresses, using innovative pattern … Read More

Naeem Khan NYFW Fall 2014

TRENDS FROM THE RUNWAY: Fall 2014 Color Report

by | July 25th, 2014

Each year, Pantone, the world-renowned authority on color, keeps us fashion aficionados in the know on the trending colors for Fall & Spring.  How do they do it? The team at Pantone observes the collections at New York Fashion … Read More

Naeem Khan Spring/Summer 2014 Collection. Photographer: Maryna Marston. |

Ticket to the Tents: Naeem Khan Spring 2014 Collection at MBFW

by | July 23rd, 2014

Leading international fashion designer Naeem Khan showcased his Spring 2014 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. His runway showcase was produced by Fly Productions. Heavily inspired by Latin American aesthetics and style, Khan’s collection was a combination of rich, bright … Read More

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