Tag: Gold

Fashion, Second City Style

Style History: Revisiting An Old Lookbook From 2005

       It seems especially appropriate because I’ve been contributing to Second City Style since the site launched 10 years ago to think about doing a retrospective of my own style and how it has changed since then. While I’ve obviously kept up with current trends, it is interesting to see what common elements have remained. For instance, I’ve always stuck…

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Fashion Shows, New York Fashion Week Spring '16, Second City Style

New York Fashion Week Spring '16: Nicholas K's Nomad Of the Future

Design duo Nicholas K have been a New York Fashion Week regular (usually on the first day) and their SS16 collection held true to their brand. “Urban Nomad” is the term that is thrown around most when describing their unique creations and this season did not disappoint. Maintaining a clear direction and conviction to their aesthetic, their collection told a…

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Fashionattitude, Magazine

Fashionattitude: Everything's Golden…and Platinum, Silver and Bronze

I’m having a fabulous, casually chic summer as you can tell. Everything’s golden… (and platinum, silver, and all shades of bronze, too!) I’m wearing my precious metals on my sleeve, so to speak. I won’t be missed in these easy-going metallic fashions and accessories. (Mind you I only wear one pieces at a time.) When you choose wisely, as I…

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Fashion Shows, New York Fashion Week Fall '15, Second City Style

New York Fashion Week Fall '15: The Angel Sanchez Elegant Free Spirit

Angel Sanchez presented his Fall 2015 collection at New York Fashion Week under the headline “For a free spirited and sophisticated woman.” This mantra, while seemingly oxymoronic, aptly describes the designer’s bright but elegant collection. While known largely for its monochromatic evening and bridal wear, the label revealed an adventurous side with this collection, which featured a healthy mix of…

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Fashion Shows, New York Fashion Week Fall '15, Second City Style

New York Fashion Week Fall '15: Son Jung Wan Backstage & The Runway

I was thrilled to catch up with Son Jung Wan backstage before she presented her Fall 2015 collection for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center on February 14th. I have become a fan of the designer after having met, interviewing, viewing and her gorgeous collections several times. Season after season she continues to innovate and do what she does…

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Accessories, Second City Style

Jewelry & Headphones Combined: Happy Plugs Deluxe Edition

You wear earrings, right? So why shouldn’t your earplug headphones also make a statement? Happy Plugs Deluxe Edition are jewelry and quality headphones combined! These earbud and in-ear headphones come in gold, silver and rose gold ($29.99 earbuds/$39.99 in-ear) beautifully combining function and style. Happy Plugs is actually a fashion brand that focuses on style. The company doesn’t view headphones as…

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Bling/Jewelry, Second City Style

Maison Martin Margiela Debuts New Jewelry Line

After three years of waiting, designer Maison Martin Margiela has decided to venture back into the jewelry domain. The new line, “Héritage” is now being presented at the Chelsea Gallery, Cheim & Read, in New York. The label chose to showcase it there because they feel like the gallery matches up perfectly with the brand’s aesthetic. The collection offers a…

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Chicago, Designers, Fashion Shows, Second City Style, Yahoo

Chicago Events. Horacio Nieto presents "Mining the Ming Dynasty" Fashion Show/Exhibition

Hosts of Horacios Nieto’s “Mining the Ming Dynasty” exhibition, Susanna Negovan and Marcus Riley Few can bring Chicago’s fashion finest together to the same place on the same night—but Horacio Nieto is one of those few. The  award-winning designer revisited the swanky space of Loft on Lake for his Fall/Winter 2011 exhibition, titled “Mining the Ming Dynasty”. Hosted by Susanna…

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Diane von Furstenberg's and H. Stern's New Jewelry Collabo

Diane von Furstenberg is just a one-women show! In collaboration with H. Stern, the designer is releasing a fine jewelry collection of earrings, pendants and rings.  “This new collection embodies the power of words and the power of gold!! This combination not only adds beauty, but strength and empowerment as well!” says Diane von Furstenberg. The new eight-piece handcrafted Sutras…

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