• McQueen Meets LA: The First Exhibition of the British Designer on the West Coast

    McQueen Meets LA: The First Exhibition of the British Designer on the West Coast

    Tomes of Greek mythology, Grimm’s fairy tales, and British history spill into LACMA’s halls in a welcomed tornado of fabric. Designer Michael Smith’s headpieces of jewels or wooden horns crown mannequins –spin the tales that once occupied Alexander McQueen’s mind, and inspired his garmented genius.  I’m talking about LACMA’s new exhibition, Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, […] Read more

  • Y2K Meets Spring/Summer 2022’s Trending Color: Yellow

    Y2K Meets Spring/Summer 2022’s Trending Color: Yellow

    Perhaps I wear yellow to hold sunshine. We can never touch the sun, yet in the summer we yearn to be sun kissed. To wear the hues of marigold, of mustard, or a daffodil, is to manifest summer. And once the dog days do roll around, I’ll be clothed in those shades. Pantone confirms that […] Read more

  • How to avoid ruining your new Gucci Skirt

    How to avoid ruining your new Gucci Skirt

    The cover had the words “Gucci” printed on it in a promise. It was fashioned in burlap, the cocoon of a butterfly with interlock-G’ canvas wings. The pattern was a particular branch of logomania: legacy imprint: I’m talking about my new Gucci skirt. At last, after two months of hanging the piece like a prized […] Read more

  • Miss Dior Millefiori Pop-up | The Chic List

    Miss Dior Millefiori Pop-up | The Chic List

    Melrose Avenue, a fitting location for the floral fantasy that is the Miss Millefiori Dior Pop-up:  The new Miss Dior Eau de Perfume is meant to evoke the scent of “sensual roses,” setting the mood for a love affair between the perfumes of spicy Peony and Lily-of-the Valley, according to Dior’s Perfume Creator, Francois Demachy. For […] Read more

  • Wear Princess Plaid like Diana Spencer  | The Chic List

    Wear Princess Plaid like Diana Spencer | The Chic List

    Wearing plaid is like having a comfort blanket draped over you. I wonder if that’s how Diana felt, sporting the pattern in different colors, in the form of a dress, a blazer, or a skirt suit. That was the thing about Diana: she knew how to make her look completely fresh while feeling like home, […] Read more

  • How-To Dress Like a Chanel Girl | The Chic List

    How-To Dress Like a Chanel Girl | The Chic List

    I’ve been dreaming of vintage Chanel lately. Perhaps it’s my subconscious soaking in all those vintage Chanel ads that I scroll through on Pinterest, the same way some would mindlessly their “for you” page on TikTok. Maybe it’s my vintage Chanel gold chain necklace sitting at my throat, whispering to me the lures of couture […] Read more

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