August 13, 2007
The fashion industry is always turning out a new trend. For the past decade, it seems handbags have constantly been on the cusp when it comes to the topic of what we want, yearn for, and absolutely must have.
Spiritiually Designed: Mathew DiSpagna Interview
July 20, 2007
Papierdoll interviews two distinct designers creating their own path in the crowded fashion industry. In our first interview we look at jewelry designer Matt DiSpagna. In our second interview/designer profile we look at a handbag designer who has celebrities in Hollywood fighting to get her bags, Rochelle Thwaites. Click the respective links to read the features.
Designer Profile: Rochelle Thwaites
July 8, 2007
Papierdoll interviews two distinct designers creating their own path in the crowded fashion industry. In our first interview we look at jewelry designer Matt DiSpagna. In our second interview/designer profile we look at…
Interview with Matt Bernson
June 5, 2007
Matt Bernson knows shoes. Even more, he knows all about how to make a woman feel comfortable and incredibly chic with his amazing collection of sandals and flats. Still at the beginning…
The Mad Hatter
May 10, 2007
There’s nothing mad about Leah Chalfen. She’s quite sane and she has a story to tell through the various designs of her hats. An often overlooked accessory is now making a resurgence and Chalfen…
On Queue: Lucky and Sarada Ravindra of Queue
April 3, 2007
What makes Queue so special? That’s a question I repeated over and over again prior to meeting two designers I now call the wonder twins.
Interview with Chailie Ho
March 10, 2007
When associated with fashion design, these two words can be a curse. An instant flash of over-the-top, overeager fashion engulfs the brain. For some, the words represent a pit-less plot, a graveyard of such, where creativity comes to die.
Zula Khramov of Zulastudio
February 6, 2007
It was destiny really. Meant to happen. This magazine held a contest to find a standout emerging designer and several designers stepped up with pieces that ranged from quirky to simply unwearable.
Church + State, under-the-radar Design Team That won't Stay Underground for Long
January 8, 2007
If the turn of the year is a time of year-end round-ups, it’s also a time of looking forward to the What’s Next. And if there is a line that is ripe and ready for a big 2007, it’s Church + State.
The Fashion of Carin Rodebjer
December 4, 2006
I often note the parallels between a designer and her work, but I’ve never been as struck by the congruence of a designer and her collections as with Carin Rodebjer. It’s almost uncanny. The descriptions I used in my review of her Spring 2007 collection are (perhaps if given a clean slate) the exact words…