fashion,  style

Coast to Coast Couture

This week delivers a double whammy for style junkies. In LA, the Grammys provided their usual spectacle of cleavage (Rihanna) and craziness (Sasha Gradiva and her “gun dress“). And on the other coast, New York Fashion Week is in full swing.

Say what you will about bad wardrobe choices on the red carpet and too-skinny models on the runway.  There’s plenty to criticize about the fashion industry if you take it too seriously. But I subscribe to the school that thinks fashion is fun, both to wear and to watch. Kate Spade said it best: “Playing dress up begins at age five and never truly ends.”

Some favorite looks from fashion week so far (all photos from

Short, sparkly, & futuristic at Jenny Packham
South American glam cowgirl look at Carlos Miele
Jaw-dropping scarlet stunner at Monique Lhuillier
Sleek, statuesque golden girl at Carolina Herrera