I saw the Emporio Armani F/W 11/12 show!

Dear friends, I have some wonderful news to share with you. I saw the Emporio Armani Fall/Winter 2011/2012 show in Milan this morning. I had wanted to let you know I'd be attending before I left for Milan, but I ran out of time. The show was one of the most beautiful experiences in my ... Read more

Francesco Scognamiglio F/W 11/12: The red dress

This Francesco Scognamiglio F/W 11/12 dress has my dream proportion of skin and fabric. Like intervals of silence in music, sometimes lack of fabric speaks volumes. I'm not talking about revealing your skin in the traditional "dressing sexy" manner. This dress is much more intelligent. So much that it might even surpass the idea of ... Read more

Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2011: Black & white Sicily

Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2011

Although I usually freeze at the mere thought of having to pick a "favorite" anything, I won't hesitate to say that to me, Dolce & Gabbana is the most aesthetically pleasing Spring/Summer 2011 collection so far. I say "aesthetically pleasing", not "the best" because it didn't introduce anything groundbreaking, but then again, it didn't want ... Read more

Fashion is art, not trivial!


I. PRELUDE: ONLY WHAT I CAN'T HAVE IMPRESSES ME ... and fashion does this splendidly, certainly better than anything (anyone?) else, both physically and spiritually. First, the fact that you can never get all the dresses, jewelry and shoes you want (even if you had all the money in the world, time wouldn't slow down ... Read more