Runway to Win

Fashion meets politics. Let’s see if we can keep Barack Obama and the most fashionable first lady since Jackie O’ in the Oval Office. Runway to Win is an initiative supported by Vogue that has American designers like Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch and Proenza Schouler on board.  The designers are creating exclusive pieces (at amazing prices) that benefit the Obama Victory Fund. The collection features designs from 22 designers. Later, a Runway to Win event will be hosted by none other than Anna Wintour and Scarlett Johansson. But it wouldn’t be politics without some controversy.  Initially, LVMH denied to participate, but Marc Jacobs (who designs for Louis Vuitton, as well as his own labels are all under the LVMH wing) defied the company and created a t-shirt for the campaign after pressure from Vogue, WWD reports.  I can see why LVMH wouldn’t want to get involved in supporting liberal politics (especially considering… View Full Post

Jason Wu for Target

I love a good cheap and chic collaboration. Jason Wu for Target is no disappointment with its preppy East coast ensembles and darling accessories. The best part? Nothing is over $59.99! The collection comes out in Target stores on February 5 (also my dog, Rosie’s birthday). Here are some of my favourites. The dresses are elegant and very demure, I love this white frock. It would look amazing at a garden party come summertime! I’m a sucker for sheer panels, and this dress amps up a reserved cut with sexy black sheer on the collarbone.  Those little sheer socks are sweet too! This black and white ensemble is so simple and elegant. It reminds me of the uniforms they used to wear on Gossip Girl. That blouse with the dainty bow tie belongs in my closet. I’d love to modernise it (a la Janelle Monae) with a tuxedo pant and neon coloured shoes. Jason Wu brought a little Americana… View Full Post