My current make-up favorites

Mascaras: Art Deco, Diorshow Iconic and Blackout, Maybelline Black Drama Falsies

My story with make-up is that I wore exactly zero until I was 18, and even then the first year it was only soft smudged brown eyeliner. I'm much more into make-up today, it's especially useful when I go through bouts of lack sartorial inspiration and wear lazy clothes - I compensate by doing more ... Read more

Winter in October

I'm back at university and only dress well every other day, which (in my book) equals laziness. I'm wearing sneakers covered with black sequins (I've only had them since September, but I wear them so often that they already look like I need another pair), high heels that don't kill my feet, black high-waisted skirt ... Read more

10 most desirable shoes from Spring/Summer 2011 runways

I got the idea to put together this list during London Fashion Week. Although I thought a lot of the shoes presented there would look better in fall and winter, I realized the list wasn't going to suffer one bit after seeing the Milan and Paris shows. FYI, this selection of the crème de la ... Read more

What is the true definition of haute couture?

John Galliano & haute couture dress, photo

John Galliano & Dior haute couture dress Haute couture is one of the most misused terms in fashion. Some of the uninitiated toss it around relentlessly in an ungainly belief that peppering your language with "exotic" French expressions will make you sound smarter while others (ab)use it because haute couture collections are way fancier than ... Read more