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For spring '14, Lizzie Fortunato has taken our fondest memories of strolling through a local Japanese garden on a perfect spring day and turned it into pure gold. Specifically, chunky gold necklaces, detailed with feathers, crystals, and gemstones. In fact, the entire lineup of new Lizzie Fortunato designs pulls influence from the country of Japan and its natural (and man-made) beauty.
The Shibuya pieces reflect the neon lights of fashion capital Tokyo, while the Naoshima pieces, with their wooden and painted-porcelain beads, honor their namesake old fishing town. But, perhaps some of the most obvious nods to the small country's culture and style are new clutches covered with beautiful Japanese flowers and — a personal favorite — embroidered pieces of sushi and sashimi. Salmon roe has never looked so lovely.
What does "resort" mean? To some, it's a Bahamas compound, filled with palm trees, five pools, and a lazy river. To us fashion folk, it's that transitional period between the winter and spring collections, reserved for those who either want to get a jump-start on their spring wardrobes or are lucky enough to be shopping read
Tonight at 11, local news is going to break your funny bone.
Some of the year's most viral moments weren't the result of a clever late night host or budding YouTube star. They were innocent flubs that, for better or worse, brought a fast-ticking 15 minutes of fame to mostly smaller news stations. From the woman who read