Courtney Coelho

Eye for Design: The Rhythms of Isoude

Newport-based Kate Brierley's art-inspired designs have been featured by Town and Country.

When Isoude designer Kate Brierley opened her windows for the first time last spring, the newly warm air wasn’t the only thing she let in. “Lying there, I started thinking about rhythms. Spring was coming and I became very aware of my circadian rhythm and I could literally hear the earth coming alive,” Brierley recalls. Those ideas became the starting…

StyleWeek Northeast: Retro glam and jewel tones

Local designers Sarah Prost, Jessica Abernethy and Jonathan Joseph Peters showed their latest collections on the final night of StyleWeek Northeast

StyleWeek Northeast closed a week of runway shows with collections by three perennial favorites.  The latest looks for Yellow Clover showcased designer Sarah Prost's signature feminine style. Simple silhouettes in black and white with pops of red dominated. But the most eye-catching feature was the models' lack of shoes. Instead, feet were painted to look like they were wearing black…

StyleWeek Northeast: Stephanie Kolanko and Zev Schwartz

Between Kolanko's super-feminine, wearable looks and Schwartz's imaginative avant garde creations, it was a collision of fantasy and reality.

With designers Stephanie Kolanko and Zev Schwartz sending collections down the runway, StyleWeek Northeast's second night of shows incorporated both ends of the fashion spectrum. Between Kolanko's super-feminine, wearable looks and Schwartz's imaginative avant garde creations, it was a collision of fantasy and reality, those two opposing spheres of fashion that make it an art form as much as it…