Pleated Its Way Back Into My Life.

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The first time I rocked a pleated garment was at the age of five.  The fabric was a heavy cotton-polyester blend; the style, overalls; and the place, primary school in Trinidad and Tobago.  I rocked the pleats for about seven years straight after my first time, so my relationship with the folds wasn’t one that I have fond memories of.  Time heals all wounds, scars and my love hate history with extra fabric.  I’ve found some ways to help me bring pleats back into my life so the second time around, pleats can give me happy memories. Let’s see if these ideas might help.

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Everything But A Dress To A Wedding.

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For 2014 wedding looks, minus the dresses, click here.

What to wear to a wedding without having to wear a dress? How do you avoid that skirted one-piece without looking casual or not put-together for that special event you’re been invited to? I tackled this question last year with a couple of clients, and now with another season of I Do’s to tackle we are trying to stick out of the crowd in all the right ways.

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New York Fashion Week’s Live-Streaming Schedule Fall 2011

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One day gone, seven more to go!  Claim your front row seats for your favorite New York designers!

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10am Peter Som on

11am Perry Ellis on

1pm Jason Wu on

2pm Rebecca Taylor on

3pm Rebecca Minkoff on

3pm Costello Tagliapietra on

6pm Nicole Miller on


11am Jill Stuart on

11am Richard Chai on

12pm Prabal Gurung on

2pm Adam on

3pm Vivienne Tam on

5pm Alexander Wang on

6pm Charolette Ronson on

8pm Altuzarra on


10am Derek Lam on

11:30am Preen on

1pm DKNY on

2pm Calvin Klein -Men’s on

6pm Thakoon on

7pm Custo Barcelona on

7pm Cushnie Et Ochs on

8pm Tommy Hilfiger on


10am Carolina Hererra on

11am Carlos Miele on

12pm Theyskens’ Theory on

1pm Tracy Reese on

1pm Ohne Titel on

2pm Donna Karen on

5pm Alice + Olivia on

5pm Pamella Roland on

6pm Betsey Johnson on

6pm Kevork Kiledjian on

8pm Marc Jacobs on


10am Badgley Mishka on

10:30am Rad Hourani on

11am Vera Wang on

1pm Diesel Black Gold on

1pm Jen Kao on

3pm Dennis Basso on

2pm Herver Leger on

4pm Marc by Marc Jacobs on

5pm Sophie Theallet on

6pm J.Mendel on

7pm Tibi on

8pm Narcisco Rodriguez on


10am Michael Kors on

11am Nanette Lepore on

12pm Oscar De La Renta on

1pm Jeremy Scott on

3pm Milly on

6pm Anna Sui on

7pm The Blonds on

8pm Proenza Schouler on


2pm Calvin Klein Women’s on

7pm Naeem Khan on

This list  may be adjusted as I find the more live shows. If there’s one that you think needs to be here, leave a comment and tell me about it!

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