My favorite Marchesa looks for Spring 2018 and a quick note on taking a stand

It looks like the #MeToo movement has reached Fashion Industry as well, Georgina Chapman amid her divorce from Harvey Weinstein decided to pull off her Fashion Week runway scheduled for February 14 and present Marchesa’s Spring Collection digitally. The minute I knew she was quitting Fashion Week I went online and peeked the Collection. I…

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​Quick guide to Fashion Week: Everything you need to know

While most people anxiously await for February because of the SuperBowl and its traditional half-time show, I only count off the days to Fashion Week. I had my very first encounter with Fashion Week three years ago in Mexico city when I was enrolled in a Fashion Styling course and I volunteered to be at…

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4 Things you could buy instead of the Fur Heart-Shaped Cape

Beautiful and innovative but still one of the things about fashion I won’t understand. I confess I spend most of my money on things I’d probably won’t need: clothes, bags, shoes and books but … Why would someone spend $15,500 on a cape that would probably just use a couple of times? And what is…

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The Lobster Dress: when art & fashion collide

The Lobster Dress designed by the surrealism icon: Elsa Schiaparelli on 1973 in collaboration with Salvador Dalí, who handpainted a red lobster onto the white silk dress with a crimson waistband, was most famously worn by Wallis, Duchess of Windsor. Dalí had started incorporated Lobsters into his projects apparently, for him, it had a sensual…

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5 fashion trends​ we should thank Audrey Hepburn for​

There is no point in denying that Audrey Hepburn is a big style icon, even today, her feminine and classic style is a huge source of inspiration. From Roman Holiday to Breakfast at Tiffany’s,  most of her looks started a fashion trend, some of those trends are in use nowadays. Here are my top 5…

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Think you’re a true fashionista? Can you recognize these 6 iconic fashion items? Take the Quiz!

As I have told you before I was about to finish my engineering major when I discover my passion for fashion. My parents wouldn’t allow me to quit my studies to pursue a total different path so I only started taking fashion courses until I had a job that let me pay for them. I…

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Are you planning to attend Royal Ascot soon? Here are the new dress code guidelines

The joke is on me! Up to a month ago I had no idea this even exists.  Apparently Royal Ascot’s dress code is a big deal so I will start from the beginning. What is Ascot? It is a British Racecourse located in Ascot, Berkshire, England. It is one of the leading racecourses in the…

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8 facts to understand the history behind the Met Gala

Met Gala was just yesterday but all Social Media and News have been invaded by this event for almost a week. But do you really know what is behind all the celebrities’ looks displayed during the Red carpet? I was not aware of the importance nor the exclusiveness of the Met Ball until I deep…

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All You Need To Know About Fashion Films

Have you heard about Fashion Films? Until a week ago neither did I, although I have watched some without knowing what they were.  I am sure you have watched at least one too. Fashion is not only about nice clothing, fashion is about art and self discovery. Fashion is the plainest and simplest form of personal expression and, as every…

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History Lesson: Successful designers that started small. Part 1

Fashion Industry is one of the fastest paced and alluring industry nowadays. There are several careers and ways to break into the industry. Launching a new brand might feel overwhelming for a brand new designer, but it is important to remember that Rome was not built in a day, and that a lot of today’s…

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Do you know Andy Torres: 10 reasons why you should follow her

When I first started looking around for fashion bloggers I kept stumbling with a name: Andy Torres Andy Torres has been behind Style Scrapbook for almost 8 years, and I still get the feeling of reading a friend’s blog. Most of her looks are attainable and with easy-to-get clothing. The first time I visited her…

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Why you should read Nina Garcia’s books if you love fashion

If you are looking for styling advice then you must read one of these books When I first got interested in fashion I felt like a total outsider. I used to wear jeans and cowboy boots to college, whenever it was raining I pulled up my jeans up to my knees to keep them from…

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