Counterfeit apparel was #1 on the list of things seized by the feds in 2011. The estimated suggested retail price of the apparel seized amounted to $126.2 million. Fake handbags ranked 4th and accounted for 10% of the goods confiscated. China remains the #1 source of the counterfeit goods.
Last week was Berlin Fashion week Jan. 17th-22nd!
Riccardo Tisci’s latest collection for Givenchy is an accumulation of his biggest hits from the past seven years at the house. I love this mixed
Isaac Mizrahi is launching a baby’s line for newborns and infants. The 25-piece collection will be sold in department stores and some specialty boutiques.
An article highlighted some up-and-coming designer talent coming out of China. I’d love to own this black and taupe diamond piece.
Target is set to unveil its latest “The Shops at Target” concept in the beginning of May. The “Shops” include Apple (in select stores), a candy store, cosmetics bar, dog bakery, home products, and luxury apparel/jewelry/accessories
Another Pre-Fall Look I Like: Chloe
Fashion Meets Politics – With the Presidential race picking up, designers are showing support for their candidates during their road to the White House.
The designers backing Obama include Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, DvF, Rag & Bone, Narciso Rodriguez, Jason Wu, Tracy Reese, Alexander Wang and Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum’s signature style is his sweater vest. Supporters can donate $100.00 to his campaign and receive a sweater vest just like his. Maybe supporters will get the chance to wear it to the polls on voting day.
I’m Jill, and Express Thru Dress is my fashion blog that catalogs personal style, my fashion finds, outfit inspirations, and ways to get the most wear out of your wardrobe. I hope you like what you read and come back to see more of my styling ideas! Enjoy!