Fashion Archives

Fashion 4 a Cause ‘Rocks the Red’ this weekend

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For the fifth consecutive year, Fashion 4 A Cause will showcase style while raising social awareness at the upcoming “Rock the Red” fashion show this weekend in Phoenix. The organization has a reputation for strongly supporting local designers and their annual fashion show event to raise support for those affected by HIV/AIDS. This chic combination… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet emerging designer Misha Mendicino

Inspired through her travels around the world, Misha Mendicino's designs are simple and sophisticated with nature-inspired colors, yet comfortable enough to wear in extreme weather.

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet emerging designer Delora Fuglem of Kismit

Kismet's Delora Fuglem designs “ultrachic fashion for the fearless woman.”

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

Jonathan Adler to open first Arizona store Aug. 22

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Jonathan Adler is pleased to announce the addition of an Arizona store to its retail portfolio. Jonathan Adler Biltmore Fashion Park is slated to open August 22nd.  It will be the brand’s 27th boutique and its first in Arizona. The new store features about 2,900 square feet of selling space and will be the fourth… Read More →

PHXFW 2014 emerging designer State Forty Eight

Arizonan pride runs deep in State Forty Eight’s founders Michael Spangenberg and Nick and Stephen Polando. Arizona-made and founded, this line changes the way you can show your pride for Arizona through street wear that merges passion for the 48th State with forward-thinking designs and quality fabrics.

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

Tickets now on sale for Shoes and the City event

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Shoes.  Shopping.  Saks Fifth Avenue.  No complaints here. It’s what makes Arizona Womens Education & Employment (AWEE)’s annual Shoes and the City friend-and-fund raiser such a fabulous way to spend an evening, particularly when you throw in a special Fall Fashion Peek, eye-popping prizes and a few cosmos. Sponsored by B-On The Obvious and Saks… Read More →

Valley model creates sexy swimwear line for all body types

Catrina LaDell is the creative force behind Pink Moon Prophecy, a Phoenix-based swimwear company. Photo of Catrina LaDell by Party Through It Photography.

Call it cataclysmic creativity. In this case, define cataclysmic as something that “brings great changes.” In this case, a great change for the fashion industry. Pink Moon Prophecy, created by local model and swimwear designer Catrina LaDell, provides sexy, custom handmade swimwear for all body types. LaDell, using the name Cataclysm, helped hone her unique… Read More →

White, hot trends for summer

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Some shudder at the thought of white apparel, but I’m here to tell you that there is nothing to fear. Not only is white the most perfect color to keep you cool during the hot Arizona summer, it’s flattering and versatile. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to fashions in white. And whether you… Read More →

Wet and wild swimsuit trends with Scottsdale 16′s Jenna Wood

Scottsdale 16's Jenna Wood models a swimsuit from W Scottsdale The Store. Photo by Shavon Thompson

Summertime in the Valley means soaking up the sun, but before you take the plunge and buy a new swimsuit, hear what Scottsdale 16’s Jenna Wood says is trending this summer. The Scottsdale 16, a part of Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, is a group of young, beautiful women in Arizona who are booked… Read More →

Summer’s must-have accessory

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The must-have accessory this summer is not the newest Coach purse or the recently released Jimmy Choo wedges, it is not even a designer brand, though design is important. We’re talking about nail art. Even though it’s a small accessory, it has been making a big splash here in Arizona and on the red carpet.… Read More →

Lorna Jane active wear opens in Scottsdale

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Lorna Jane, the premier active wear brand for women, is following the success of 23 California stores with their first store in Arizona open at the Biltmore Fashion Park, now opens second store at Kierland Commons in Scottsdale, Ariz. The lifestyle of the Scottsdale area offers an abundance of outdoor and recreational activities, making it… Read More →

Arizona civil engineer designs sexy, modest swimsuits

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Summertime means sunshine and pool weather, but for many women for the thought of wearing a swimsuit is terrifying and frustrating. Arizona mother and civil engineer Lensa Kitilla suffered from back acne, also called bacne, as a teenager, which left scars. Her scars led to a feeling of embarrassment when it came to wearing traditional… Read More →

Scottsdale Quarter welcomes European men’s store Suitsupply

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Milan, London, Brussels, New York, Chicago and now Scottsdale. Distinguished men’s label Suitsupply, is the latest first-to-market retailer to land at Scottsdale Quarter. Recognized for its refined international men’s fashions, Suitsupply will open at the 28-acre shopping, dining and entertainment destination on May 22nd. As the latest addition to a roster of fashion, design, wellness… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale: Cosmetic Surgery

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →