By Nicole Forbis | 07/24/2012 - 19:00
Mara Hoffman’s Swimwear 2013 Fashion Show was anything but ordinary (especially with wolves howling in the background!). The inspiration? “Desert Outlaw Gypsies” where Hoffman “toughens it up a bit” with bold prints, bold colors, and bold cuts galore. We caught up with the designer at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami where we got the inside scoop on her designs, her love life and raising her son in a Latin-American household.
So, we hear you partnered up with Hawaiian Tropic this season, what fueled this pairing?
By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2012 - 13:00
- Count on Oscar de la Renta to create intricate designs that embody nature and ultimate femininity. The iconic designer recently displayed his new 2013 Spring Collection in a Bryant Park showroom, which was nothing less than spectacular. Models were seen in bold designs with electric color schemes and demure plaid prints. Some of them were even spotted rocking bright neon streaks in their hair. Would you try the edgy look for next spring?
By Verky Arcos | 05/04/2012 - 12:22
Francisco Costa, Women’s Creative Director to the popular high-end fashion brand Calvin Klein collection, is the newest designer to jump on the “affordable” bandwagon. Known for his minimalistic and chic aesthetic, Costa will be teaming up with Macy’s to create a limited edition dress line. This will be Francisco’s first time creating a collection at this price point, with dresses ranging from $135-$180.
By Verky Arcos | 03/27/2012 - 16:08
Brazilian model and soon-to-be Mrs. McConaughey, Camila Alves, has teamed up with her mami, Fatima, to design and create a handbag collection, MUXO, for QVC that’s inspired by Alves’ experiences in both New York and Brazil. MUXO, meaning the “Goddess of the Water,” has the colors and materials from Alves’ native Brazil, but also offers the practicality of a bag that allows you to hustle and bustle in NY making for a bohemian yet stylish everyday bag.
By Verky Arcos | 03/23/2012 - 13:10
At the 19th Annual Gala for El Museo Del Barrio on May 17th they’ll be honoring philanthropist Yaz Hernandez, Bacardi, and renowned designer Narciso Rodriguez. While we are proud of them all, we fashionistas are especially excited about the Cuban-American designer being honored for his outstanding career and loyalty to the organization.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/01/2012 - 12:09
Jennifer Lopez has a spring in her step!
By Latina Staff | 02/15/2012 - 13:33
New York’s Fashion Week may be hitting its finale soon, but we are honoring the top Latino fashion designers who have paved the way and produced remarkable designs that keep us yearning for more. – With reporting by Jarleen Samboy
By Verky Arcos | 11/28/2011 - 17:32
If for some reason you are not a Twilight fanatic yet, here’s another reason (besides the hot boys) to pay close attention to the latest installment of the vampy franchise, Breaking Dawn.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/23/2011 - 13:20
Today’s female fashion consumers are completely different from past generations and know one knows that better than Oscar de la Renta. The legendary Dominican fashion designer has been dressing women for decades and before presenting his spring 2012 election, he shared his insight with Styleite about the evolution he’s witnessed.
By Reece Olguin | 09/16/2011 - 14:45
At Carlos Miele’s Spring 2012 show the Brazilian Designer had the models strutting down the catwalk in long lean draped and ruched gowns, skirts, and tops. Shades of greens (a huge trend to watch for next spring) yellows,aquas were prevalent as were sexy plunging necklines and scalloped skirts.