Sunday, September 21, 2014

Dolce Gabbanna Spring RTW 2015 (Photos)

By: Farrah Estrella
Dolce Gabbana Spring RTW 2015
Dolce & Gabbana continues their domination of Milan Fashion Week by having one of the most talked about shows on the event.

Their new Spring RTW 2015 runway show collection was simply exquisite. It had a Spanish influence and it was palpable from the embroidery, the colors red and black, polka dots as well as the red flowers on the models hair.

One of my favorites shows from Milan for sure. Check out some of our favorite looks on the pictures below. 

On a side note, we also spotted Kendall Jenner on the runway (Kim Kardashian's sister), she is really making a name for herself in the modeling world and she looks great. WTG Kendall!!.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

La Fayette 148 NY introduces “The White Shirt Project”

By: Farrah Estrella
Iyanla Vanzant for La Fayette 148 NY

La Fayette 148 NY introduced the “The White Shirt Project” in collaboration with Life coach Iyanla Vanzant, actress Diane Farr and lifestyle blogger Catherine McCord.

Each one of those women created their own version of the iconic white shirt with the purpose of donating 30% of the retail sales of the shirts to a children’s charity of their own choosing.

Iyanla chose the National Cares Mentoring Movement, which offers mentoring for youth in need. Dianne Farr and Catherine McCord chose the same charity Healthy Child Healthy World, a group empowering parents to protect their children from harmful chemicals.

The shirts are name after each one of them and are made from Italian stretch cotton. They retail for $348 dollars.

For more information about the “White Shirt Project” visit La Fayette 148 New York’s website at

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Evans Design Collective Spring/Summer 2015 Runway Show

By: Farrah Estrella
Evans Clothing
UK based plus size retailer Evans recently showcased their new Spring/Summer 2015 collection during London Fashion Week.

The collection was part of the new Evans Design Collective, a collaboration with 6 designers including: Clements Ribeiro, Giles Deacon, Hema Kaul, Jamie Wei Huang, Lulu Liu and Vita Gottlieb.

Every designer added their unique touch to their designs to make sure it flattered the full figured woman. Evans caters to the plus size woman sizes 14 to 32. 

U.S retailer Lane Bryant was the first to have a high fashion plus size fashion show when they launched their first designer collaboration with a history making fashion show in New York City for the Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant collection, 

Evans just followed, who will be next? This is very exciting!! High fashion plus size fashion. Yes!!..We love it!!

Check out pictures from the runway show below. For more information on Evans clothing visit their website at

EFR exclusive interview with fashion designer Isabel Toledo

By: Farrah Estrella
Designer Isabel Toledo and fashion blogger Farrah Estrella 

High fashion and couture designer Isabel Toledo collaboration with plus size retailer Lane Bryant has been a huge success. We caught up with Isabel Toledo at the Lane Bryant store located at the Kendall Villages in Miami, Florida were she was showcasing a preview of her new Fall collection. She gave us an exclusive interview, check it out:

1-EFR-How has the Lane Bryant collaboration experience has been for you?
IT: It has been a dream come true, it is beautiful to have a different audience. Fashion is for everyone, we all love fashion. There are clothes for everybody to wear but is there fashion?.  That’s what I wanted to bring to the Lane Bryant customer.

2-EFR: Your collection for Lane Bryant has received great reviews, would you considered doing more plus size collaborations?
IT: As long as Lane Bryant will have me, I love to do it. I am happy that the collection has been well received, I feel like I make women feel beautiful, that’s important for them in life and I love the opportunity to do it. Lane Bryant and I work well together; it has been a great partnership.

3-EFR: Tell us about your inspiration for the Fall collection that we are seeing tonight?
IT: I would say its Toledo lines for the Lane Bryant woman. It’s inspired by architecture, engineering, and the fabrics are beautiful from classic tweed, to metallics and detail patterns. It’s important for me that you guys wear my clothes

4-EFR-What’s next for Isabel Toledo; tell us about your future projects?
IT: I have something HUGE coming up that I can’t say anything about yet but next I will be showing my Isabel Toledo collection at Argentina Fashion Week.

5-EFR-We always like to end our interviews by asking for a favorite quote or words of wisdom, what’s yours?
IT-My words of wisdom would be: Caring, if you care in your day to day you are connected. Everything I do, I do it because I care and I love.