Fashion

International Appeal in Providence

Providence-based jewelry company House of Cach's edgy designs are now featured in Italian Vogue.

Jewelry designed in Providence’s West End is now gracing the pages of Italian Vogue. Alexa Cach, who owns jewelry design company House of Cach with Molly Gately, has been working with stylists to get the word out about their edgy cuffs, neckpieces and other jewelry, but getting featured in the fashion bible was “completely unexpected.” “We’ve been through the whole…

A Day in the Life of a Model

RI Monthly intern follows in her father's footsteps by participating in a Providence fashion show.

For as long as I can remember, I have toyed with the idea of modeling. I’m 5’ 11”, but I’ve always been more focused on school, sports, work and various other commitments. When I first started my internship here at Rhode Island Monthly, my dad said he modeled in one of their first spring fashion layouts. I had fun looking…

StyleWeek Northeast: Hope MacDonald, Yellow Clover and Jonathan Joseph Peters

The finale show featured wearable looks for summer 2013, followed by an over-the-top runway extravaganza by fashion innovator Jonathan Joseph Peters.

StyleWeek Northeast's final night showcased feminine wearable looks by newcomer Hope MacDonald and veteran Sarah Prost. But the evening's big splash was the finale show by Jonathan Joseph Peters, who mesmerized the crowd with a runway presentation to challenge all fashion weeks. Hope MacDonald MacDonald's looks mixed and matched bold, colorful floral prints in greens, blues, black and purple; some…

StyleWeek Northeast: Camille Jeanay and Cleverhood

From swimwear and evening wear by Camille Jeanay to rainwear by Cleverhood, StyleWeek Northeast's Wednesday night show had us prepared for any weather situation.

From swimwear, work wear and evening wear by Camille Jeanay to rainwear by Cleverhood, StyleWeek Northeast's Wednesday night show had us prepared for any weather situation–including threatening late summer hurricanes. Safari Ablaze by Camille Jeanay Jeanay's "Safari Ablaze" collection wowed with bikinis and one-piece maillots with interesting cutouts that accentuate the female body's most flattering attributes. I loved the sheer…

StyleWeek Northeast Continues With Summer Designs

Maria del Carmen Mercado and Nicole Lebreux showed their designs Tuesday night.

Vibrant colors filled the runway Tuesday night at StyleWeek Northeast as Maria Del Carmen Mercado and Nicole Lebreux showed off their spring and summer designs for 2013. You can check them out here:   Categories: Fashion, Home & Style

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…

StyleWeek Northeast Kicks Off in Providence

Designers Tong Barnard, Kara Wickman and Jess Abernethy showed their work Sunday night.

The Biltmore was filled once again with great dresses and fabulous heels as StyleWeek Northeast began Sunday night with three designers: newcomer Ting Barnard and veterans Kara Wickman and Jess Abernethy. Check out some highlights from the show: Categories: Fashion, Home & Style

The Reluctant Pinup

Spend a few hours with LuLu Locks, and you, too, will long to live the pinup lifestyle every day.

Before today, I’ve never owned a tube of red lipstick. Or black eyeliner or blush, for that matter. My mother is among those natural beauties that require just a kiss from the sun to sparkle and glow. So I’m going to deflect a little of the blame onto her for my bemused, red-faced, hands-thrown-in-the-air approach to the art of makeup….

Save 50 Percent Today at Simple Pleasures!

In honor of their 20th anniversary, which by retail standards is nearly a lifetime, one of our favorite stores, Simple Pleasures, is hosting a day of shopping and fun at their Providence store.

In honor of their 20th anniversary, which by retail standards is nearly a lifetime, one of our favorite stores, Simple Pleasures, is hosting a day of shopping and fun at their Providence store. Treats will include hand-packed ice cream and local deliciousness from Seven Stars Bakery to name a few, as well as a vintage roulette wheel and other fun…

StyleWeek Resort Looks Debut in Newport

Northeast designers showed off their best resort runway looks at Au Courant.

StyleWeek isn’t just a biannual event anymore. Last Saturday, the team partnered up with Child and Family Services of Newport for Au Courant, a fashion showcase at Salve Regina University’s Ochre Court that benefitted the social service provider. Northeast designers sent pieces from their resort collections down the runway, and then they auctioned off one-of-a-kind items to support Child and…