DESIGNER OF THE MONTH: THE GLAMOUR AND ROMANCE OF OSCAR DE LA RENTA

Want an excuse to venture off to Houston, Texas? For all you fashion aficionados and art enthusiasts The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is just the spot for you. From now until January 28, 2018 the museum will be featuring… Continue Reading

CHARLES JAMES – THE ARCHITECT OF COUTURE

I crave a great lesson in fashion history, which is why choosing Charles James for May’s Designer of The Month was a no-brainer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is dedicating an exhibit to him, Charles James: Beyond Fashion, debuting Thursday May… Continue Reading

ARTISTIC EXPRESSION: THE SURREALIST STYLE OF RENÉ MAGRITTE

“To be a surrealist means barring from your mind all remembrance of what you have seen, and being always on the lookout for what has never been.” I think at some point in our lives we have all come across a… Continue Reading

LINKS A LA MODE: THE IFB WEEKLY ROUNDUP 5

Cinco! I am pleased to announce that The Independent Fashion Bloggers has chosen my link, Eleanor Lambert, The Founder of Fashion Week,  for their Links A La Mode Weekly Roundup! This is the 5th time that Miss Monet has been… Continue Reading

FASHION WEEK: ELEANOR LAMBERT- AMERICAN FASHION INNOVATOR

New York Fashion Week… #NYFW… another year, another season and whichever way you say it or hashtag it, the meaning and the importance of this week will always be the same. My longing to attend fashion week prompted me to research facts… Continue Reading

ARTISTIC EXPRESSION: WHY I LOVE FASHION ILLUSTRATIONS

New year. New segment.  Fashion and art go hand in hand, it’s impossible to like one and not the other. Majority of my blog posts fixate on fashion, but with the start of the new year I wanted to incorporate… Continue Reading

MAD ABOUT PLAID! THE PLAID SUIT- PAST & PRESENT

What do Edward VIII,  President Ronald Reagan, and Pee-Wee Herman have in common? I’m sure you’re wondering what I’m talking about and just where in the world am I going with this, but the question still remains. It’s kind of an odd… Continue Reading

DESIGNER OF THE MONTH: PHILLIP LIM

Designer, Phillip Lim had no idea how big his name was going to be when he debuted his first fall collection in February 2005. Fast- forward to 2013 and 3.1 Phillip Lim is seen on the bodies of celebrities, in countless issues… Continue Reading

DESIGNER OF THE MONTH: BALMAIN

One of my favorite fashion brands is BALMAIN, so it is only fitting that the Parisian fashion house be the first designer featured in the newest segment called Designer Of The Month.  Balmain wasn’t always the edgy, rocker chic fashion house that… Continue Reading