Vivienne Tam | Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011


Fashion met function at Lincoln Center as designer Vivienne Tam debuted her version of the Square, a credit card reader that plugs into your cellphone, during her 2011 show. Tam described her Fall 2011 collection as “a balance of new and old, ancient and modern.” The standout collection featured looks and fabrics for every occasion. […]

GIVEAWAY | $100 ShopBop Gift Card

Images from the L.A.M.B. 2011 show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

…and the $100 ShopBop gift card goes to: La:Dolce:Vita Fashion Fix, who wrote: “I would be myself a nice spring jacket or a cute pair of heels or a dress or heck just raid the 70% off section. lol.” Congratulations and happy shopping! Thank you all for participating! We were so impressed by the L.A.M.B. by Gwen […]

L.A.M.B. | Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

Soldier Girl, Ragga Muffin, London Girl, Buffalo Girl, Mod Girl, Glamour Girl

Pop star Gwen Stefani presented the Fall/Winter collection of her L.A.M.B. clothing line on the final night of Mercedes-Benz fashion week. No doubt (pun intended) her musical background influenced the show, which truly was an amazing production. A bass heavy playlist provided the soundtrack for the runway show, which featured six distinct mini collections. We […]

Christian Siriano | Fashion Week Fall Winter 2011


Every season I look forward to the Christian Siriano show. I have been a fan of his since he first popped up on TV screens on Project Runway with a funky haircut and called everything “fierce.” The designer did not disappoint me with his Fall/Winter 2011 collection, especially with the evening gowns and shoes. Final […]

Tibi | Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011


The majority of daytime looks from Tibi Fall/Winter 2011 collection was made up of a pretty somber color palette of olive green, beige and gray for daytime looks. A pink knit hat provided a pop of color. The evening looks provided a richer color palette of white, blue, red and gold. Throughout the show I […]

Grammy Awards 2011 | Red Carpet Recap

Rihanna in Jean Paul Gaultier

Of all the award shows, the Grammy’s are the place to take red carpet risks. That would explain why the looks on the 2011 Grammy awards red carpet were the epitome of “the good, the bad and the ugly.” The award for the bad goes to Lady Gaga who arrived enclosed in an egg. I […]

Heart Truth Red Dress | Fashion Week Fall Winter 2011


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicked off with an event for a cause. The Heart Truth continued its campaign to bring awareness about heart disease in women with its annual Red Dress Collection runway show. Celebrities walked the show in red dresses designed by top designers. Dita von Teese looked every bit the devil in a red […]

Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

mercedes benz new york fashion week fall winter 2011

Twice a year the fashion industry converges on New York City for Fashion Week. Tomorrow marks the beginning of the Fall/Winter 2011 shows and O So Chic will be there to bring you pictures of our favorite looks, news on front row celebrity sightings, and dare we say it, the wardrobe malfunctions.

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him 2011

Valentines Day Gifts for Him

We covered Valentine’s Day gifts for her. Now it’s time to talk about Valentine’s gifts for the special guy in your life. I love a man in a pea coat & if you share those sentiments, enhance his wardrobe with a chic coat. Is your beau a oenophile (wine lover)? Get him a wine wares […]

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her 2011


Check out the Valentine’s Day 2012 Gift Guide – For Her Chocolates, flowers and teddy bears are typical Valentine’s Day gifts. This February 14th, try something a little more creative. Make her a special CD of her favorite love songs or book a couples spa appointment. If the spa isn’t your cup o’ tea, treat […]

Chic Valentine’s Day Date Dresses


If you haven’t noticed all of the red and pink items in the stores or Hallmark Channel’s countdown, Valentine’s Day is little over a week away. Whether you’ve planned a date with your significant other, your friends or a Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2011 presentation, check out these chic Valentine’s Day appropriate dresses. clockwise from […]

Thrift Shopping at Housing Works All You Can Stuff Sale


I love a bargain. Sale and clearance racks are always my first stops when I go shopping – a marked change from my teenage years when my parents paid for my clothes. Back then, I refused to even look at anything that was marked down. All that changed when I had to spend money that I’d actually worked for. I quickly became a discount shopper. So, when I read about the great things thrift shopper extraordinaire Patrice of Living Fly on a Dime found at the Housing Works $20 All You Can Stuff sale, I got excited.

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