• Spring/Summer 2023 Trends Become One With Nature

    Spring/Summer 2023 Trends Become One With Nature

    It seems that the fashion set has taken a page from David William Thoreau and become one with nature. In January, Daniel Rosenberry’s latest couture collection for Schiaparelli took literal inspiration from the animal kingdom with embroidered animal heads, hand sculpted in foam, wool and silk faux fur. They were “hand-painted to look as lifelike… Read more

  • Making “Indie Sleaze” work for your 2023 wardrobe

    Making “Indie Sleaze” work for your 2023 wardrobe

    If you tend to have a sleeker style, it doesn’t mean you can’t let out your inner “indie sleaze.” This fashion era that followed Y2K, is one that can be borderline cringe for people like me that were in middle school at its peak: heavy smudged under eyeliner, choppy bangs, skinny jeans with combat boots…but… Read more

  • How Sacramento’s Tower Bridge Inspired My Outfit

    How Sacramento’s Tower Bridge Inspired My Outfit

    Fashion inspiration can stem from anywhere. Upon first glance, you may think Etro’s Fall 2023 Ready-to-Wear show at Milan Fashion Week influenced my decision to sport a plaid skirt suit. Or perhaps Burberry’s Fall 2023 Ready-to-Wear runway at London Fashion week. But this animus came from the California capital city’s architecture. Sacramento is eclectically outfitted… Read more

  • The Micro-Trends of 2022 that I Loved

    The Micro-Trends of 2022 that I Loved

    I ‘aught’ to tell you: some people wear their hearts on their sleeves. I wear mine all over my body. It’s a canvas of things I love, from people I love, and a time I bittersweetly, have feelings for: the early 2000s. I grew up in the early and late aughts, trying to figure out… Read more

  • Inside the Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray Exhibition in Sacramento, CA

    Inside the Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray Exhibition in Sacramento, CA

    Ann Ray (French, born 1969), Flesh and Blood,2008. Archival chromogenic print. Courtesy of Barrett Barrera Projects When friendship and fashion merge, the creative process becomes poetry. The stanzas are steeped in soul. The verses stitch together hearts. The Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendezvous exhibition is a love letter to this kind of collaboration… Read more

  • Ganni and Cowboy Boots at Stanford Mansion

    Ganni and Cowboy Boots at Stanford Mansion

    Photos by Anaya Salcedo These boots were made for strutting across a runway, and that’s just what they did this past year. From Copenhagen Fashion Week on a boardwalk that became Ganni’s makeshift catwalk, to fall fashion month at the Ralph Lauren runway show. That’s where cowboy boots were showcased at the home of the… Read more

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