While street style photography has allowed me to come across some stylish individuals, I’ve always enjoyed the trade shows as they have participated in my education on fashion and continue to give me a better understanding of the product being worn and produced. Last year in Vegas I had a chance to take a peek at some of the brands showcasing product at AccessoriesTheShow, Moda Manhattan & FAME, there I saw some great new companies and established veterans in terms of women’s wear. While my focus on Guerreisms is primarily the men, I occasionally enjoy showcasing some of my finds along the way in terms of women’s wear and accessories - to me this is a prelude of what I may expect to see during the upcoming fashion season when I’m shooting for Marie Claire.com.
Trade shows are always a reminder that stylish person never limits him/herself to only brands with massive marketing budgets. Here all brands are on the same playing field. This weekend I look forward to finding brands and product that should certainly be on your radar and sharing images of the happenings at AccessoriesTheShow, Moda Manhattan & FAME both Sunday and Monday.
AccessoriesTheShow 1,300+ Juried Accessory lines
Moda Manhattan 550+ Juried Ready-To-Wear Collections
FAME 450+ Junior & Young Contemporary Collections
AccessoriesTheShow, Moda Manhattan & FAME:
January 6-8, 2013
Javits Center, NYC
Sunday, 9am – 6pm
Monday, 9am – 6pm
Tuesday, 9am – 4pm
If you have a boutique, showroom, are a producer or vendor, this is the place to be this weekend in New York concerning women fashion.
In the pas 5 years I have yet to leave home without a hat, for me it’s one of those things that help in defining ones style or exposes ones lack of style. There’s just something special in which hat one decides to wear and how one chooses to wear it.
In time I have gone from multiple brands to now only 2 - I certainly have come to appreciate that all hats are not created equal. While in Milan, Italy I had the chance to visit the showroom of one of the most iconic hat brands - Borsalino (which is one of the 2 brands I regularly wear). While I don’t easily get excited, I must admit a hat man in a hat showroom is kind of like a kid in a candy store, in my case just minus the running around. I won’t write too much about the product - it speaks for itself (plus you can easily read about it on their site). What I will say is that there is a certain mystic in tilting a Borsalino brim, something out a black and white movie that whispers COOL when COOL wasn’t the latest trend on the internet, when COOL was about living life with a certain ‘joie de vivre’.
One of the things I most like about Borsalino is that the quality is as woven into the brand as its history.
To view their product visit the Borsalino website (click link)
Of course the perfect summer party is about the right gathering of lively spirits, laughter, great energy and good times, but even before the smiles and cheers it’s about the preparation.
It’s about the little details that go into the final product. It’s about the right chilled white wine, the perfect appetizers, freshness of fruits, be it long term or short term memories that stay with you long after the music stops.
While the perfect summer party is not limited to one look or one particular outfit, the basis for the great look has to start with something elegant and fresh, sometimes that can be the right fragrance…In this case, the right fragrance and source of inspiration is Blanc Edition fragrance from Lacoste Fragrance: think linen, if it’s not a white shirt, maybe be one with vibrant colors, the perfect D ring belt, and a great summer hat.
While the perfect party may begin before the sun goes down, the stylish man knows it officially starts after applying the right fragrance, a prelude to a walk of confidence.
Click here to purchase and experience the Blanc Edition Fragrance by Lacoste Fragrance
Check out the other Lacoste Fragrances (by clicking here).