The new fall season is all about turning over a new leaf, and NYC designer Bibhu Mohapatra's fall '12 campaign is giving us serious makeover motivation. Or, to put it bluntly, it makes us wish we were a whole lot fancier. The sometimes ethereal, sometimes full-on trippy vid showcases all of the FIT grad (and former Halston assistant!)'s gorgeous, and oh-so-chic, duds — think ombré gowns and silk floral suits. The line was inspired by the early 20th century Chinese opera The White Haired Girl, and channels imperial China in the most glamorous way possible. One peek at the breathtaking model twirling around in the designs will have you yearning for a spot on the fall gala circuit. See for yourself below, and don't blame us for wanting to toss out your jeans and tees.
Summer in the city means Saturday trips to Coney Island and the Rockaways. Our only plan is to relax (and maybe enjoy a taco or two). We just want to sit with our feet in the sand, enjoy the sound of the waves, and spend the afternoon soaking up the sun. Unfortunately, that usually doesn't play out. You see, we're New read
"Do you love yourself?" Katy Perry asked a jam-packed Barclays Center, in between songs Friday night. "'Cause that comes first."
I am reluctant to call myself a Katy Perry fan. My feelings toward her fluctuate between an indifferent eye roll and "yaaas kween!" But, when I saw her pose that question to the audience read